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Common Data Elements for Disorders of Consciousness: Recommendations from the Working Group on Neuroimaging.
Edlow, Brian L; Boerwinkle, Varina L; Annen, Jitka et al.
2023In Neurocritical Care
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Keywords :
Coma; Common data elements; Consciousness; Neuroimaging; Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine; Neurology (clinical)
Abstract :
[en] [en] BACKGROUND: Over the past 5 decades, advances in neuroimaging have yielded insights into the pathophysiologic mechanisms that cause disorders of consciousness (DoC) in patients with severe brain injuries. Structural, functional, metabolic, and perfusion imaging studies have revealed specific neuroanatomic regions, such as the brainstem tegmentum, thalamus, posterior cingulate cortex, medial prefrontal cortex, and occipital cortex, where lesions correlate with the current or future state of consciousness. Advanced imaging modalities, such as diffusion tensor imaging, resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and task-based fMRI, have been used to improve the accuracy of diagnosis and long-term prognosis, culminating in the endorsement of fMRI for the clinical evaluation of patients with DoC in the 2018 US (task-based fMRI) and 2020 European (task-based and resting-state fMRI) guidelines. As diverse neuroimaging techniques are increasingly used for patients with DoC in research and clinical settings, the need for a standardized approach to reporting results is clear. The success of future multicenter collaborations and international trials fundamentally depends on the implementation of a shared nomenclature and infrastructure. METHODS: To address this need, the Neurocritical Care Society's Curing Coma Campaign convened an international panel of DoC neuroimaging experts to propose common data elements (CDEs) for data collection and reporting in this field. RESULTS: We report the recommendations of this CDE development panel and disseminate CDEs to be used in neuroimaging studies of patients with DoC. CONCLUSIONS: These CDEs will support progress in the field of DoC neuroimaging and facilitate international collaboration.
Disciplines :
Neurosciences & behavior
Author, co-author :
Edlow, Brian L ;  Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. ; Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA.
Boerwinkle, Varina L;  Clinical Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory and Service, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Annen, Jitka  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > GIGA > GIGA Consciousness - Coma Science Group
Boly, Mélanie ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Département des sciences cliniques > Neurologie ; Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA ; Department of Psychiatry, Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Gosseries, Olivia  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > GIGA > GIGA Consciousness - Coma Science Group
Laureys, Steven  ;  Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Centre du Cerveau² ; CERVO Research Institute, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Mukherjee, Pratik;  Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Puybasset, Louis;  Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France
Stevens, Robert D;  Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, Radiology, and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Threlkeld, Zachary D;  Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Newcombe, Virginia F J;  PACE Section, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Fernandez-Espejo, Davinia;  School of Psychology and Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
and the Curing Coma Campaign and  its Contributing Members
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Title :
Common Data Elements for Disorders of Consciousness: Recommendations from the Working Group on Neuroimaging.
Publication date :
08 August 2023
Journal title :
Neurocritical Care
Publisher :
Springer Science and Business Media LLC, United States
Peer reviewed :
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Funders :
NINDS - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke [US-MD] [US-MD]
JSMF - James S McDonnell Foundation [US-MO] [US-MO]
Funding text :
This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health Director’s Office (DP2HD101400), the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (R21NS113037), the James S. McDonnell Foundation, and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation under the specific grant agreement No. 945539 (Human Brain Project SGA3).
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