Table 2

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study subjects

PatientGenderAge at injuryAetiologyTime to scan after injury (days)JFK Coma Recovery Scale—Revised6 7Functional magnetic resonance imaging language*19
1F49IHI20971
2M33IHI32562
3F38IHI151871
4F47IHI50971
5F41IHI28081
6M58Assault17673
7M21Assault17563
8M64Fall19893
9F37Fall68151
10M20RTA57891
11F36RTA10593
12M66RTA43551
  • * Level 1, response to sound only in the auditory cortex; level 2, response to speech; level 3, retrieval of semantic information.

  • F, female; IHI, ischaemic/hypoxic injuries; M, male; RTA, road traffic accident.