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Chronic Brain Injury (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) Summary

Description: Conditions characterized by persistent brain damage or dysfunction as sequelae of cranial trauma. This disorder may result from DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; BRAIN EDEMA; and other conditions. Clinical features may include DEMENTIA; focal neurologic deficits; PERSISTENT VEGETATIVE STATE; AKINETIC MUTISM; or COMA.

Also Known As: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Brain Injury, Chronic; Chronic Encephalopathy, Post-Concussive; Chronic Post-Concussive Encephalopathy; Chronic Post-Traumatic Encephalopathy Show All >>

Networked: 64 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Chronic Brain Injury

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. zolpidem (Ambien) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 29 Generic
  4. Cannabinoids : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Alkaline Phosphatase : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. huanglian : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 7
  8. Glutamine (L-Glutamine) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  9. Choline (Choline Chloride) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Aluminum : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Chronic Brain Injury

  1. Subdural Hematoma (Subdural Hemorrhage)
  2. Tauopathies
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Chronic Brain Injury

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  1. Vagus Nerve Stimulation : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Therapeutics : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Ketogenic Diet : 1 result
  5. Microbubbles : 1 result
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