Eye-Tracking Tool Promising for Concussion, Brain Injury Diagnosis

January 29, 2015 5:23 PM

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Eye-Tracking Tool Promising for Concussion, Brain Injury Diagnosis

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a unique diagnostic tool for concussion or brain injury that can be utilized in the emergency room, and potentially on the sidelines at sporting events. The state-of-the-art tool is described in a new study in the journal Neurotrauma.

The novel eye-tracking device was originally developed by Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, and colleagues at the Cohen Veterans Center to assess eye movement in veterans of the long Middle East conflicts suspected of suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussion or other forms of brain injury. In t...

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