Latest skull fracture Stories

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2013-06-25 13:30:13

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Hershey, Pennsylvania) have categorized the appearance and evolution of abnormalities on neuroimages that represent abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants.

2012-03-22 21:09:07

Immediate skull reconstruction following trauma that penetrates or creates an indentation in the skull can aggravate brain damage inflicted by the initial injury, a study by a University of South Florida research team reports.

2011-07-29 06:26:37

Patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury have a 10-fold increased risk of having a stroke within three months, according to new research.

2009-09-15 07:36:40

Research provides new guidelines to identify children with mild injuries and reduce radiation exposure from CT.

2009-08-26 12:30:00

Using numerical hydrodynamic computer simulations along with University of Rochester colleague Eric Blackman, have discovered that nonlethal blasts can induce enough skull flexure to generate potentially damaging loads in the brain, even without direct head impact.

2009-04-01 09:17:50

A blood test that can help predict the seriousness of a head injury and detect the status of the blood-brain barrier is a step closer to reality, according to two recently published studies involving University of Rochester Medical Center researchers.

2006-02-06 12:24:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Increased levels of certain proteins detectable in blood or cerebrospinal fluid may signal inflicted traumatic brain injury in well-appearing infants with vague, nonspecific symptoms, such as vomiting or fussiness, study findings suggest.

2005-10-18 09:16:02

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Seattle Seahawks safety Ken Hamlin is in a serious but stable condition in a Seattle hospital after being injured in a fight outside a nightclub, the team said. "He has a skull fracture.

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