Searching Out Tsunamis to Help Brain Injury Patients

Searching Out Tsunamis to Help Brain Injury Patients

University of Cincinnati researchers are looking deep inside the brain to figure out why some head injury patients recover and others do not.  It appears linked to what’s called a “brain tsunami,” or damaging, seizure-like waves that spread slowly through the brain following a traumatic injury. Eventually doctors hope to prevent this wave of secondary damage. But the first step is to come up with a good way to identify when a patient is having a brain tsunami. Read More