AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 1, 2017

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What You Need to Know About Concussions in Children

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Children accidentally hit their heads in falls or in activities such as sports all the time, yet have the ability to bounce back quickly. Why is that? Does this characteristic stay with them their entire lives? Short answer – No, say Harris Health System experts. Developing brains in children have more plasticity – the ability to adapt and bounce back – compared to fully-developed adult brains. A small bump on the head will be less harmful to a child than a fully grown adult, they say. Click here to read more.

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March 29-April 1, 2017; New Orleans

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Carlos Velasco Lopez | November 26, 2016 at 11:59 am

This topic of the TBI is a line of investigation in my University.
Í´m Titular Professor of Neurosurgery and I will be very happy with reprint of this paper.
Tank´s