- Medical costs for concussions total $20 billion in the United States, a need for which there is no FDA-approved treatment
- The CDC estimates that more than 50% of people suffering a traumatic brain injury become moderately or severely disabled and have shorter life spans
- Odyssey provides a portfolio of diverse technologies and related medical products to meet the unmet medical needs of concussion and TBI patients
Each year, medical costs in the United States for concussions total $20 billion ($400 billion worldwide). There is a significant unmet medical need for treatments for concussions in the medical landscape, with most diagnosed patients sent home with a standard of care involving rest, analgesics for headaches, and anti-depressants. Repeat concussions can lead to early dementia and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (“CTE”), with the likelihood of athlete head injury recurrence totaling 75% (https://ibn.fm/z6bKU).
Currently, there is no FDA-approved drug treatment for concussions, with the CDC noting that about 50% of people with traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) will experience decline in their daily lives or die within five years of their injury, while 57% will become moderately or…
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