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Comparison of the Very Young Child (ages 0 through 5) With the Young Child (ages 6 through 10) in a Prolonged Low Response State Following Severe Brain Injury

No studies have investigated the differences between young children, specifically the differences in presentation of the very young child (ages 0 through 5) with the young child (ages 6 through 10) after sustaining a traumatic brain injury.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Infusion Studies: Current View and Concepts in Assessment of Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus

Due to the heterogeneous nature of the traumatic brain injury (TBI), the difference in mechanism and management of direct and indirect pathologies of head injury reinforces the importance of classifying the brain damage as primary and secondary. Primary damage occurs ...

Articles of Note

1. Gyorgy AB, Walker J, Wingo D, Eidelman O, Pollard HB, Molnar A, Agoston DV. Reverse PHASE protein microarray technology in traumatic brain injury. J Neurosci Methods. 2010 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20674607 [PubMed - as supplied ...

Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury – An Overview of Different In-vivo/In-vitro Experimental Settings

No effective therapy is currently available to promote recovery from injury or damage of the central nervous system that is associated with an irreversible cell loss. Stem cell transplantation has been proposed for various indications like Parkinson and Huntington disease, ...

Neurotologic Consequences of Blast Injury

Injury secondary to blast exposure is the most frequent battlefield injury seen in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the civilian world blast exposure at job sites is increasingly more common. Individuals exposed to blast describe a classic “inward then outward” sensation ...

IBIA and the WFNR – A New Collaboration

The World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) has now been in existence for 10 years since our 1st world congress in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. The organisation is growing and we now have several hundred members and 15 national societies across ...

Scientists and Researchers meet at International Consensus Conference

“What do we know about consciousness and what do we need to know?” Scientists and researchers in the field of brain injury, ethics, coma and coma-like states meet at International Consensus Conference on Consciousness sponsored by Northeast Center for Special ...

Update in Botulinum Toxin Use: Taking Advantage of Your Resources

In managing patients with spasticity, especially when injecting botulinum toxin, there is one motto that holds true. It’s that the more one thinks he knows the more there really is to learn. Whether it is patient criteria, medication use or ...

Focal and Multi-Focal Problems of Spasticity

Spasticity is a consequence of dysfunction of the central nervous system and is characterized by muscles overactivity, high tone spasms and may lead to muscle and soft tissue contracture and limb deformity, if untreated. It is defined as “velocity dependent ...

Congress Dates Announced

IBIA has announced that it’s next World Congress will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting will be held April 9-12th, 2008, and include a one day symposium, co-sponsored with the World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation (WFNR) on “Advances and ...