By Friedrich Unterharnscheidt
This e-book neither argues for or opposed to the continuation of boxing, yet lays out the literature and the physique of medical wisdom which are essential to supply a significant history for the resultant debate. It offers a accomplished source in the event you are interested in regulating boxing and people who take part at once, in addition to for the scientific and clinical groups. contains rigorously quoted case histories and study in addition to an intensive physique of clinical literature on boxing accidents to illustrate that mind harm is a common final result of boxing.
* provides in-depth research of the phenomenon of "punch drunkness"
* contains designated case histories of the medical and pathomorphological findings exposed by way of present scientific research
* greatly reports scientific literature
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The head should be fully decelerated and the fall energy completely absorbed when the point of maximum compression of the canvas is reached. A highly compressible canvas, however, decelerates the head but little, with the result that at the point of maximum compression of the canvas, the head still possesses considerable faU energy. This energy is fi49 Fig. 64 Tamy Mauriello (left), the Bronx fighter who meets British boxer Bruce Woodcock in Madison Square Garden, New York, on May 17, 1946, has a sparring bout with Cleo Everett in his training quarters.
Man. Closed head injury. Wedge-shaped cortical contusion in cortex and subcortical matter. A considerable proliferation of vascular connective tissue is observed. Nissl technique, 20:1. (From SELLIER, UNTERHARNSCHEIDT, 1963). hydraulic apparatus, such as ship's propellers and zentrifugal pumps. If, according to GROSS, a propeller or pump rotor is driven too hard, cavities will form on the low pressure side of the blades because of tension failure of the fluid. The violent collapse of these cavities causes the metal to become spongy and wear away.
B. Section of an area of Fig. a of the same patient. Small rhectic hemorrhages, which extend into the surrounding brain tissue, with distinct shrinkage and hyperchromatosis of neurons. Beginning halo formations around single neurons. Many neurons are already completely destroyed. The stratification of the cerebral cortex is lost. A glial reaction has not begun yet. Nissl technique, 80:1. (From UNTERHARNSCHEIDT, 1993). 33 Fig. 41. Man. Closed head injury. Fleabite-like hemorrhages at the summits of gyri.