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Outcome Prognostication in Traumatic Brain Injury (OPTIMISM) Study

SDH with massive MLS

Primary Investigator (UMASS): Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD MPH

Design: Prospective, outcome study

Funded by: NICHD (EuniceVentilator with DA Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) and UMASS Department of Neurology; (5K23HD080971-02)  

Objectives: To study the short and long-term outcomes after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (msTBI) that may lead to new and improved TBI treatment.

Anticipated study duration: Ongoing since 2009

Anticipated patient enrollment: Approximately 60-100 patients a year

UMASS IRB docket number: H-13306

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