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Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport: the 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2008
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    Concussion in Sport and hypopituitarism

    There is a growing body of research highlighting that "sports-related repetitive TBI has a cumulative effect on the development of pituitary dysfunction." [1]

    The Consensus Statement of 2008 did not allude to post-traumatic hypopituitarism (PTHP), but it is an important and treatable complication of concussion which every GP and A&E department should be alert for, for the following reasons:

    - PTHP,...

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    More science please

    Dear Editor

    I read with interest the Consensus Statement on Concussion, and believe this worthwhile in furthering scientific knowledge on concussion in sport. However, I have concerns about definitive comments in the consensus statement, given the lack of supporting scientific evidence. Whilst this consensus document is only “a guide and is of a general nature consistent with the reasonable practice of a healthcare...

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