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Sports Medicine Physician Dr. David Kruse Comments on New Concussion Study
"This study contributes to the literature by presenting novel information
regarding longitudinal changes in MRI parameters following a concussion
event," HOI-affiliated sports medicine physician David Kruse, who
was not involved with the current research, told Medscape Medical News.
"There are still many gaps in our knowledge regarding the effects
of concussion on brain physiology and the long-term consequences of those
"We are also still at the early stages of understanding what impact
changes in MRI markers have on the clinical manifestations of concussion,
both acute and long term," Kruse added. "This study provides
an additional step toward a better understanding.