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Offline mox

Jules Bianchi
« on: October 08, 2014, 11:52:39 am »
The family has via the team released a statement saying that Jules has diffuse axonal injury. Not good news at all:

Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is one of the most common and devastating types of traumatic brain injury,[1] meaning that damage occurs over a more widespread area than in focal brain injury. DAI, which refers to extensive lesions in white matter tracts, is one of the major causes of unconsciousness and persistent vegetative state after head trauma.[2] It occurs in about half of all cases of severe head trauma.

The outcome is frequently coma, with over 90% of patients with severe DAI never regaining consciousness.[2] Those who do wake up often remain significantly impaired.[3]

Other authors state that DAI can occur in every degree of severity from (very) mild or moderate to (very) severe.[4][5] Concussion may be a milder type of diffuse axonal injury.[6]


http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/oct/07/jules-bianchi-remains-critical-but-stable-diffuse-axonal-injury

My heart goes out to his family.
 

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Re: Jules Bianchi
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2014, 12:02:27 pm »
sad stuff.

does anyone have a link to the actual accident?
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Re: Jules Bianchi
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2014, 12:04:51 pm »
sad stuff.

does anyone have a link to the actual accident?

WARNING - The accident is very violent
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsCA3Qx_0wc
 

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Re: Jules Bianchi
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2014, 12:13:31 pm »
thanks!
eish....................not good.
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