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By On October 5th, 2012

IED Blast Exposed Vets and Pro Footballers show similar damage

Researchers reported on a case study series involving four military veterans with a mean age of 32.3 years and known exposure to blast and concussive injuries who were compared with four amateur athletes with histories of repetitive concussive injuries, mean age of 20.8 years, and a comparison group of four normal subjects with no known exposure to blast or concussive injuries with a mean age of 20.5. Here’s what the study revealed:

The study can be found in Neurology Today, Volume 12 (12), June 21, 2012, p 1-17

Click here to read the MilHealth synopsis of the study:

http://www.milhealthsguidea-z.com/milhealths-resources/researchers-id-cte-in-blast-injured-veterans-model-points-to.html?printerFriendly=true

 

tag lines: brain injury in veterans, CTE, multiple concussions

 

 

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