Article of Note

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  • Negative effect of hypopituitarism following brain trauma in patients with diffuse axonal injury.  Jeong JH, Kim YZ, Cho YW, Kim JS.  J Neurosurg. 2009 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19943735 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Evaluating the usability of a single UK community acquired brain injury (ABI) rehabilitation service website: Implications for research methodology and website design. Newby G, Groom C.  Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2009 Nov 20:1-25. [Epub ahead of print] . PMID: 19941194 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • What has inflammation to do with traumatic brain injury?  Cederberg D, Siesjö P.  Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19940996 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  • Intracerebral microdialysis in children.  Charalambides C, Sgouros S, Sakas D.  Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19940995 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Distant sequelae of traumatic brain injury: premature mortality and intracranial neoplasms.  Rutherford GW, Wlodarczyk RC.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):468-74. PMID: 19940680 [PubMed - in process]. 
  • Social functioning after traumatic brain injury.  Temkin NR, Corrigan JD, Dikmen SS, Machamer J.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):460-7.  PMID: 19940679 [PubMed - in process].
  • Long-term Psychiatric Outcomes Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of the Literature.  Hesdorffer DC, Rauch SL, Tamminga CA.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):452-9.  PMID: 19940678 [PubMed - in process].
  • Long-term Neurologic Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury.  Bazarian JJ, Cernak I, Noble-Haeusslein L, Potolicchio S, Temkin N.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 November/December;24(6):439-451.  PMID: 19940677 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Cognitive Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury.  Dikmen SS, Corrigan JD, Levin HS, Machamer J, Stiers W, Weisskopf MG.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 November/December;24(6):430-438. PMID: 19940676 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Overview of the Institute of Medicine's Committee Search Strategy and Review Process for Gulf War and Health: Long-term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury.  Ishibe N, Wlordarczyk RC, Fulco C.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):424-9.  PMID: 19940675 [PubMed - in process].
  • Long-term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury.  Rutherford GW, Corrigan JD.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Nov-Dec;24(6):421-3. No abstract available.  PMID: 19940674 [PubMed - in process]. 
  • Comparison between transcutaneous bilirubinometry and total serum bilirubin measurements in preterm infants <35 weeks gestation.  Ahmed M, Mostafa S, Fisher G, Reynolds TM.  Ann Clin Biochem. 2009 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19940207 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Sex Differences in Outcome after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.  Bazarian JJ, Blyth B, Mookerjee S, He H, McDermott M.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19938945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • POST-TRAUMATIC INTERPEDUNCULAR HEMORRHAGE AS A MARKER FOR BRAINSTEM LESIONS.  Beretta L, Anzalone N, Dell'acqua A, Calvi MR, Gemma M.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19938944 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Calpain activation and Na(+)/Ca(+) exchanger degradation occur downstream of calcium deregulation in hippocampal neurons exposed to excitotoxic glutamate.  Brustovetsky T, Bolshakov A, Brustovetsky N.  J Neurosci Res. 2009 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19937813 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring for traumatic brain injury in the modern era.  Padayachy LC, Figaji AA, Bullock MR.  Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19937249 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Practical aspects of bedside cerebral hemodynamics monitoring in pediatric TBI.  Figaji AA.  Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19937247 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  • Endocrine function in children acutely following severe traumatic brain injury.  Srinivas R, Brown SD, Chang YF, Garcia-Fillion P, Adelson PD.  Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19937245 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • HYPERTONIC SALINE AND ITS EFFECT ON INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE, CEREBRAL PERFUSION PRESSURE, AND BRAIN TISSUE OXYGEN.  Rockswold GL, Solid CA, Paredes-Andrade E, Rockswold SB, Jancik JT, Quickel RR.  Neurosurgery. 2009 Dec;65(6):1035-1042.  PMID: 19934962 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  • Post-concussion syndrome: Correlation of neuropsychological deficits, structural lesions on magnetic resonance imaging and symptoms.  Datta SG, Pillai SV, Rao SL, Kovoor JM, Chandramouli BA.  Neurol India. 2009 Sep-Oct;57(5):594-8.  PMID: 19934558 [PubMed - in process].
  • The contribution of traumatic brain injury to the medical and economic outcomes of motor vehicle-related injuries in Ohio.  Rochette LM, Conner KA, Smith GA.  J Safety Res. 2009 Oct;40(5):353-8. Epub 2009 Sep 26.  PMID: 19932315 [PubMed - in process].
  • Diffusion-weighted imaging predicts cognition in pediatric brain injury.  Babikian T, Tong KA, Galloway NR, Freier-Randall MC, Obenaus A, Ashwal S.  Pediatr Neurol. 2009 Dec;41(6):406-12.  PMID: 19931161 [PubMed - in process].
  • Construct and criterion validity of the Behaviour Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) in children referred for neuropsychological assessment after paediatric traumatic brain injury.  Donders J, Denbraber D, Vos L.  J Neuropsychol. 2009 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19930791 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation-head injury and multi organ dysfunction trial (TOPHR HIT) - Methods and data collection tools.  Morrison LJ, Rizoli S, Schwartz B, Rind S, Simitciu M, Perreira T, Macdonald R, Trompeo A, Stuss DT, Black S, Kiss A, Baker A.  Trials. 2009 Nov 20;10(1):105. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19930566 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Effects of unilateral decompressive craniectomy on patients with unilateral acute post-traumatic brain swelling after severe traumatic brain injury.  Qiu W, Guo C, Shen H, Chen K, Wen L, Huang H, Ding M, Sun L, Jiang Q, Wang W.  Crit Care. 2009 Nov 20;13(6):R185. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19930556 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Novel Model of Frontal Impact Closed Head Injury in the Rat.  Kilbourne M, Kuehn R, Tosun C, Caridi J, Keledjian K, Bochicchio G, Scalea T, Gerzanich V, Simard JM.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19929375 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Hemodynamic and histological effects of traumatic brain injury in eNOS-deficient mice.  Lundblad C, Grände PO, Bentzer P.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov;26(11):1953-62.  PMID: 19929218 [PubMed - in process]. 
  • Impact of early administration of sertraline on depressive symptoms in the first year after traumatic brain injury.  Novack TA, Baños JH, Brunner R, Renfroe S, Meythaler JM.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov;26(11):1921-8.  PMID: 19929217 [PubMed - in process].
  • Metabolic response and nutritional support in traumatic brain injury: evidence for resistance to renutrition.  Charrueau C, Belabed L, Besson V, Chaumeil JC, Cynober L, Moinard C. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov;26(11):1911-20.  PMID: 19929216 [PubMed - in process].
  • Frontal cerebral vulnerability and executive deficits from raised intracranial pressure in child traumatic brain injury.  Slawik H, Salmond CH, Taylor-Tavares JV, Williams GB, Sahakian BJ, Tasker RC.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov;26(11):1891-903.  PMID: 19929215 [PubMed - in process].
  • Dysfunction of hypothalamic-hypophysial axis after traumatic brain injury in adults.  Krahulik D, Zapletalova J, Frysak Z, Vaverka M.  J Neurosurg. 2009 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19929195 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 
  • Flumazenil administration attenuates cognitive impairment in immature rats following controlled cortical impact.  Ochalski PG, Fellows-Mayle W, Hsieh LB, Srinivas R, Okonkwo DO, Dixon CE, Adelson PD.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19929186 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
  • Suicidality and veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury: precipitants events, protective factors, and prevention strategies.  Brenner LA, Homaifar BY, Adler LE, Wolfman JH, Kemp J.  Rehabil Psychol. 2009 Nov;54(4):390-7.  PMID: 19929120 [PubMed - in process].