Transcranial photobiomodulation therapy for treatment of blast-induced traumatic brain injury: A pilot study in a rat model of primary blast
Gregory A. Elder
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January 2019 -
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Blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with a variety of mental health disorders in veterans including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. These conditions have been particularly common in veterans returning from the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Treatments for the chronic symptoms that follow blast-related TBI are currently limited to largely supportive care. We have explored the effects of 74.5-kPa blast exposures that mimic mild TBI (mTB...