Articles of Interest: INTL **

Mortality and One-Year Functional Outcome in Elderly and Very Old Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries: Observed and Predicted.  Røe C, Skandsen T, Manskow U, Ader T, Anke A.  Behav Neurol. 2015;2015:845491.


The effect of brain injury on the inflammatory response following severe trauma.  Lustenberger T, Kern M, Relja B, Wutzler S, Störmann P, Marzi I.  Immunobiology. 2015 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]


Management of post-traumatic headaches in children and adolescents.  Kacperski J, Arthur T.  Headache. 2015 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/head.12737. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Neurologic Care in Concussion and Post-Concussive Encephalopathy.  Chadehumbe MA.  Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2015 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]


A cohort study examining headaches among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars: Associations with traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and depression.  Jaramillo CA, Eapen BC, McGeary CA, McGeary DD, Robinson J, Amuan M, Jo Pugh M.  Headache. 2015 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]


Acute brain trauma.  Martin GT.  Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2016 Jan;98(1):6-10.


Advances in PET Imaging of Degenerative, Cerebrovascular, and Traumatic Causes of Dementia.  Eisenmenger LB, Huo EJ, Hoffman JM, Minoshima S, Matesan MC, Lewis DH, Lopresti BJ, Mathis CA, Okonkwo DO, Mountz JM.  Semin Nucl Med. 2016 Jan;46(1):57-87. Review.


Cerebrospinal fluid markers of central nervous system injury in decompression illness - a case-controlled pilot study.  Shahim P, Arnell P, Kvarnström A, Rosén A, Bremell D, Hagberg L, Blennow K, Zetterberg H.  Diving Hyperb Med. 2015 Dec;45(4):240-3.


bFGF Protects Against Blood-Brain Barrier Damage Through Junction Protein Regulation via PI3K-Akt-Rac1 Pathway Following Traumatic Brain Injury.  Wang ZG, Cheng Y, Yu XC, Ye LB, Xia QH, Johnson NR, Wei X, Chen DQ, Cao G, Fu XB, Li XK, Zhang HY, Xiao J.  Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]


Activation of a synapse weakening pathway by human Val66 but not Met66 pro-brain-derived neurotrophic factor (proBDNF).  Kailainathan S, Piers TM, Yi JH, Choi S, Fahey MS, Borger E, Gunn-Moore FJ, O'Neill L, Lever M, Whitcomb DJ, Cho K, Allen SJ.  Pharmacol Res. 2015 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]


Recruiting pro-inflammatory monocytes to ischemic injuries: on the job training required!  Carson MJ.  Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]


Administration of DHA Reduces Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Associated Inflammation and Alters Microglial or Macrophage Activation in Traumatic Brain Injury.

Harvey LD, Yin Y, Attarwala IY, Begum G, Deng J, Yan HQ, Dixon CE, Sun D.  ASN Neuro. 2015 Dec 18;7(6).


Brain magnetic resonance imaging CO<sub>2</sub> stress testing in adolescent postconcussion syndrome.  Mutch WA, Ellis MJ, Ryner LN, Ruth Graham M, Dufault B, Gregson B, Hall T, Bunge M, Essig M, Fisher JA, Duffin J, Mikulis DJ;  for The Canada North Concussion Network, and ;  for The University Health Network Cerebrovascular Reactivity Research Group.  J Neurosurg. 2015 Dec 18:1-13. [Epub ahead of print]


Arthur Simons (1877-1942) and Tonic Neck Reflexes With Hemiplegic "Mitbewegungen" (Associated Reactions): Cinematography From 1916-1919.

Holdorff B.  J Hist Neurosci. 2016 Jan-Mar;25(1):63-71.


Comprehensive Evaluation of Neuroprotection Achieved by Extended Selective Brain Cooling Therapy in a Rat Model of Penetrating Ballistic-Like Brain Injury.

Lu XM, Shear DA, Deng-Bryant Y, Leung LY, Wei G, Chen Z, Tortella FC.  Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 2015 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print]


Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents in the second six months after traumatic brain injury.  Max JE, Lopez A, Wilde EA, Bigler ED, Schachar RJ, Saunders A, Ewing-Cobbs L, Chapman SB, Yang TT, Levin HS.  J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):345-55. doi: 10.3233/PRM-150352.


Balance and mobility in clinically recovered children and adolescents after a mild traumatic brain injury.  Sambasivan K, Grilli L, Gagnon I.

J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):335-44.


Neural substrates of inhibitory and emotional processing in adolescents with traumatic brain injury.  Tlustos SJ, Peter Chiu CY, Walz NC, Wade SL.

J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):321-33.


Altered functional connectivity in children with mild to moderate TBI relates to motor control.  Risen SR, Barber AD, Mostofsky SH, Suskauer SJ.

J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):309-19.


Increased brain activation during working memory processing after pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).  Westfall DR, West JD, Bailey JN, Arnold TW, Kersey PA, Saykin AJ, McDonald BC.  J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):297-308.


White matter alterations in youth with acute mild traumatic brain injury.  Babcock L, Yuan W, Leach J, Nash T, Wade S.

J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):285-96.


Neuropsychological benefits of computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation (using FORAMENRehab program) in children with mild traumatic brain injury or partial epilepsy: A pilot study.  Kaldoja ML, Saard M, Lange K, Raud T, Teeveer OK, Kolk A.  J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec 1;8(4):271-83.


Progesterone treatment reduces neuroinflammation, oxidative stress and brain damage and improves long-term outcomes in a rat model of repeated mild traumatic brain injury. Webster KM, Wright DK, Sun M, Semple BD, Ozturk E, Stein DG, O'Brien TJ, Shultz SR.  J Neuroinflammation. 2015 Dec 18;12(1):238.


Perinodal glial swelling mitigates axonal degradation in a model of axonal injury.  Volman V, Ng LJ.  J Neurophysiol. 2015 Dec 16:jn.00912.2015. doi: 10.1152/jn.00912.2015. [Epub ahead of print]


Post-traumatic hypopituitarism and fatigue.  Masel BE, Zgaljardic DJ, Forman J.  Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2015 Dec 18:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]


Neural representations and the cortical body matrix: implications for sports medicine and future directions.

Wallwork SB, Bellan V, Catley MJ, Moseley GL.  Br J Sports Med. 2015 Dec 18. pii: bjsports-2015-095356. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-095356. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Prehospital interventions in severely injured pediatric patients: Rethinking the ABCs.  Sokol KK, Black GE, Azarow KS, Long W, Martin MJ, Eckert MJ.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec;79(6):983-90.


Addition of low-dose valproic acid to saline resuscitation provides neuroprotection and improves long-term outcomes in a large animal model of combined traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock.  Halaweish I, Bambakidis T, Chang Z, Wei H, Liu B, Li Y, Bonthrone T, Srinivasan A, Bonham T, Chtraklin K, Alam HB.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec;79(6):911-9.


The natural history of continuing improvement in an individual after a long period of impaired consciousness: The story of I.J.  Dhamapurkar SK, Rose A, Florschutz G, Wilson BA.

Brain Inj. 2015 Dec 17:1-7. [Epub ahead of print].


Assessment of higher level cognitive-communication functions in adolescents with ABI: Standardization of the student version of the functional assessment of verbal reasoning and executive strategies (S-FAVRES).  MacDonald S.  Brain Inj. 2015 Dec 17:1-16. [Epub ahead of print.


From conception to evaluation of mobile services for people with head injury: A participatory design perspective.  Groussard PY, Pigot H, Giroux S.  Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2015 Dec 17:1-22. [Epub ahead of print]


A systematic review of behavioural interventions targeting social communication difficulties following traumatic brain injury.  Finch E, Copley A, Cornwell P, Kelly C.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Dec 8. pii: S0003-9993(15)01471-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.11.005. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


The Effect of Paracetamol on Core Body Temperature in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomised, Controlled Clinical Trial.

Saxena MK, Taylor C, Billot L, Bompoint S, Gowardman J, Roberts JA, Lipman J, Myburgh J.  PLoS One. 2015 Dec 17;10(12):e0144740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144740. eCollection 2015.


Development of an observational measure of social disinhibition after traumatic brain injury.  Osborne-Crowley K, McDonald S, Francis H.

J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2015 Dec 17:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] 


Efficacy of Progesterone for Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: a Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.  Wang Z, Shi L, Ding W, Shao F, Yu J, Zhang J.

Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print] 


Behavioral and electrophysiological auditory processing measures in traumatic brain injury after acoustically controlled auditory training: a long-term study.

Figueiredo CC, Andrade AN, Marangoni-Castan AT, Gil D, Suriano IC.  Einstein (Sao Paulo). 2015 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] Portuguese, English.


Mnesic Profiles According to the Size of Pericerebral Hematoma in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.  Rolet A, Binetruy M, Chopard G, Tio G, Moulin T, Vandel P, Galmiche J, Magnin E.  Eur Neurol. 2015 Dec 17;74(5-6):303-309. [Epub ahead of print].


Cortical Responsiveness to Nociceptive Stimuli in Patients with Chronic Disorders of Consciousness: Do C-Fiber Laser Evoked Potentials Have a Role?

Naro A, Russo M, Leo A, Rifici C, Pollicino P, Bramanti P, Calabrò RS.  PLoS One. 2015 Dec 16;10(12): eCollection 2015.


Comparison of the New Adult Ventilator-Associated Event Criteria to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Definition (PNU2) in a Population of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients.  Cirulis MM, Hamele MT, Stockmann CR, Bennett TD, Bratton SL.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Effectiveness of Pharmacological Therapies for Intracranial Hypertension in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury-Results From an Automated Data Collection System Time-Synched to Drug Administration.  Shein SL, Ferguson NM, Kochanek PM, Bayir H, Clark RS, Fink EL, Tyler-Kabara EC, Wisniewski SR, Tian Y, Balasubramani GK, Bell MJ.

Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print]