Value Of Neuromarkers S100B And NSE For Mortality And Outcome Prediction After Tbi

Alina Vilkė, Vilma Traškaitė, Diana Bilskienė, Indrė Jarutienė, Vaiva Skaraitė, Rimantas Vilcinis, Arimantas Tamašauskas, Andrius Macas Abstract Introduction. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a heterogeneous pathological condition including a wide range of clinical disorders. Due to diversity of outcomes, prognosis becomes the integral part of the clinical care of TBI patients. A number of brain-specific…

Differencial Diagnosis of Hypovolemia and Cushing‘s Response in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients, Using Hemodynamic Assessment Methods, to Prevent Secondary Brain Damage

Giedrė Zinkevičiūtė Žarskienė, Diana Bilskienė, Andrius Macas Abstract Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and further cause of disability and a major public health problem. Although the severity of the injury depends directly on the primary brain injury, secondary brain injury deteriorates the outcomes. The main causes of secondary ischemic injury include…

Neuromarkers

Alina Vilkė, Milda Juškė, Petras Petkevičius, Ilona Šuškevičienė, Diana Bilskienė, Andrius Macas Abstract Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in adults and a leading cause of death in childhood. So to determine level of TBI, patient’s outcomes and survival rate it is important to widen diagnostic possibilities with various…

Application Of Multimodal Neuromonitoring And Other Variables In The Prognostic Process Of Traumatic Brain Injury

Andrius Macas, Diana Bilskienė, Alina Vilkė, Martynas Gedminas Abstract The aim of this article is to review pathogenesis, clicinal manifestations, diagnostic and multimodality monitoring aspects of traumatic brain injury, as well as to point out the relevevance of prognosing outcomes.Traumatic brain injury is a major cause of death and disability, in young people particularly, thus…

CHANGES IN HEALTH STATUS AND INDEPENDENCE AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: CLINICAL CASE

Evelina Lamsodienė Abstract Summary Traumatic brain injury – is a condition in which the brain absorbs a certain amount of kinetic energy, which can cause functional and morphological cerebral dysfunction. Traumatic brain injury in the developed world is one of the major mortality and disability reasons, and among persons younger than 45 years, the mortality…