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How Technological Advances Could Create Better Tests for Brain Injury, Change Sports Culture

SportTechie—May 17, 2017

For athletes, diagnosing and managing concussions are primary concerns. SportTechie interviewed HSS neurologist Teena Shetty, MD on the lack of technology for testing concussions immediately after injury.

"I think the challenge lies in that this is a functional injury and not a structural injury," said Dr. Shetty. "Therefore a routine MRI is normal, but the patient is functionally impaired. That makes it more difficult to create a tool which can be administered both quickly and objectively on the sideline and have prognostic value."

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