Appendix for: Light chain neurofilament revealing brain tissue damage in physical contact sport athletes, a systematic review

Carl Verduyn, Maria Bjerke, Johnny Deurinck, Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Koenraad Peers, Jan Versijpt & Miguel D'haeseleer
Objective: To evaluate whether participating in physical contact sports is associated with a release of neurofilaments and whether this release is related to future clinical neurological and/or psychiatric impairment. Methods: We have performed a systematic literature review of the PubMed, MEDLINE and Cochrane Library databases using a combination of the search terms neurofilament(s)/intermediate filament and sport(s)/athletes. Only original studies, written in English, that have reported on neurofilament measurements in CSF and/or serum/plasma of physical contact...

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  • Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
  • Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven