Capturing Eye Movements: Foundation for Neuro-Ophthalmic Assessment in Concussion (slides)

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Identifier 20160303_nanos_concussion1_02-2
Title Capturing Eye Movements: Foundation for Neuro-Ophthalmic Assessment in Concussion (slides)
Creator Janet C. Rucker, MD
Subject Concussion, Convergence Insufficiency, Antisaccades, Memory-guided Saccades, King-Devick Test
Description Concussion, a major societal concern, results from biomechanically-induced alteration of brain physiology. Underlying cerebral dysfunction is primarily manifested through clinical symptomatology and standard methods of assessment for structural pathology (clinical examination and neuroimaging) are often unrevealing. The ocular motor system is governed by a complex and delicate network of cortical and subcortical structures. Given its widespread distribution, including a high load of circuitry in the frontal lobes which is prone to injury, it is highly likely to be affected by concussion. Resulting ocular motor dysfunction, particularly of saccade subtypes may, indeed, prove to be a sensitive measure of detection, a marker of biological injury, a sensitive outcome measure for clinical trials, and possibly a predictor of recovery.
Relation is Part of NANOS Annual Meeting 2016: Sports-Related Concussion
Contributor Primary Janet C. Rucker, MD
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2016-03-03
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation applicaiton/pdf
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s66q545d
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2016-08-03
Date Modified 2017-10-04
ID 185368
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