[Bioelectric activity of the brain in patients with distant consequences of combat brain injury].

Author: Yavorskaya V, Chernenko I, Fedchenko Y, Pasyura I.
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education; The Kharkov hospital for invalids of war; "Central clinical hospital of Ukrzaliznytsya", Ukraine.
Conference/Journal: Georgian Med News.
Date published: 2012 Dec
Other: Issue ID: 213 , Pages: 7-11 , Special Notes: [Article in Russian] , Word Count: 142

Cranio-cerebral trauma is considered as one of the leading causes of mortality, long-term temporary incapacity for work and disability. The aim of the article is to study distant consequences of the so-called "combat cranio-cerebral injury". 108 male patients - participants of the military actions in Afghanistan were examined. The patients were divided into groups depending on the severity of the injury. The reasons of the development of violations of bioelectric activity of the brain in soldiers who have had a history of traumatic brain injury were analyzed. Patients underwent the EEG and the analysis of the results was carried out. The examination of bioelectric activity of the brain showed that the battle injury is characterized by changes in the frequency and amplitude of the alpha-rhythm, which proves that the dysfunction of non-specific structures of the brain is the consequences of cranio-cerebral injury.
PMID: 23293225