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1. (WO2018222784) METHODS FOR AIDING IN DIAGNOSING AND EVALUATING A MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY IN A HUMAN SUBJECT USING CARDIAC TROPONIN I

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222784    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/035232
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G01N 33/68
Applicants: ABBOTT LABORATORIES
MCQUISTON, Beth
KORLEY, Frederick
BESHIRI, Agim
MARINO, Jaime
DATWYLER, Saul
Inventors: MCQUISTON, Beth
KORLEY, Frederick
BESHIRI, Agim
MARINO, Jaime
DATWYLER, Saul
Title: METHODS FOR AIDING IN DIAGNOSING AND EVALUATING A MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY IN A HUMAN SUBJECT USING CARDIAC TROPONIN I
Abstract:
Disclosed herein are methods that aid in the diagnosis and evaluation of a human subject that has sustained or may have sustained an injury to the head, such as mild or moderate, severe, or moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), using cTnI. Also disclosed are methods for determining whether to perform a head computerized tomography on a subject by detecting levels of cTnI. Finally, also disclosed are methods of outcome in subjects suffering from a mild TBI.