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A Novel Model of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury for Juvenile Rats

DOI :

10.3791/51820-v

7:36 min

December 8th, 2014

December 8th, 2014

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1Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, 2Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine & John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

The modified weight-drop technique is an easy, cost-effective procedure used for the induction of mild traumatic brain injury in juvenile rats. This novel technique produces clinically relevant symptomology that will advance the study of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussion.

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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