Articles of Note

In order to keep IBIA members apprised of current brain injury literature, NTL editors and editorial board members have prepared a list of recently published articles that may be of interest.

  • Whelan-Goodinson R, Ponsford JL, Schönberger M, Johnston L. Predictors of Psychiatric Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20042983.
  • Brenner LA, Ivins BJ, Schwab K, Warden D, Nelson LA, Jaffee M, Terrio H. Traumatic Brain Injury, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Postconcussive Symptom Reporting Among Troops Returning From Iraq. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20042982.
  •  Hart T, Sherer M, Temkin N, Whyte J, Dikmen S, Heinemann AW, Bell K. Participant-Proxy Agreement on Objective and Subjective Aspects of Societal Participation Following Traumatic Brain Injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20042981.
  • Sherer M, Roebuck-Spencer T, Davis LC. Outcome Assessment in Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials and Prognostic Studies. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20042980.
  • Wang HC, Ma YB. Experimental models of traumatic axonal injury. J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20042337.
  • Liao KH, Chang CK, Chang HC, Chang KC, Chen CF, Chen TY, Chou CW, Chung WY, Chiang YH, Hong KS, Hsiao SH, Hsu YH, Huang HL, Huang SC, Hung CC, Kung SS, Kuo KN, Li KH, Lin JW, Lin TG, Lin CM, Su CF, Tsai MT, Tsai SH, Wang YC, Yang TY, Yu KF, Chiu WT. Clinical practice guidelines in severe traumatic brain injury in Taiwan. Surg Neurol. 2009 Dec;72 Suppl 2:S66-73; discussion S73-4. Epub 2009 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 19818476.
  • Kim JS, Kim OL, Seo WS, Koo BH, Joo Y, Bai DS. Memory Dysfunctions after Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury : Comparison between Patients with and without Frontal Lobe Injury. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2009 Nov;46(5):459-67. Epub 2009 Nov 30. PubMed PMID: 20041056.
  • Mans RA, Chowdhury N, Cao D, McMahon LL, Li L. Simvastatin enhances hippocampal long-term potentiation in C57BL/6 mice. Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20040368.
  • Wang HC, Duan ZX, Wu FF, Xie L, Zhang H, Ma YB. A new rat model for diffuse axonal injury with linear acceleration and angular acceleration combined. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20039778.
  • Slobounov SM, Zhang K, Pennell D, Ray W, Johnson B, Sebastianelli W. Functional abnormalities in normally appearing athletes following mild traumatic brain injury: a functional MRI study. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20039023.
  • Kahraman S, Dutton RP, Hu P, Xiao Y, Aarabi B, Stein DM, Scalea TM. Automated Measurement of "Pressure Times Time Dose" of Intracranial Hypertension Best Predicts Outcome After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. J Trauma. 2009 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20038855.
  • Tanriverdi F, Unluhizarci K, Kelestimur F. Pituitary function in subjects with mild traumatic brain injury: a review of literature and proposal of a screening strategy. Pituitary. 2009 Dec 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20037793.
  • Coghlin CJ, Myles BD, Howitt SD. The ability of parents to accurately report concussion occurrence in their bantam-aged minor hockey league children. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2009 Dec;53(4):233-50. PubMed PMID: 20037689; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2796943.
  • Zhivolupov SA, Samartsev IN, Kolomentsev SV. [Pathogenetic mechanisms of traumatic brain disease and main lines of their treatment.]. Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2009;109(10):42-46. Russian. PubMed PMID: 20037569.
  • Jang SH, Kim SH, Kim OL, Byun WM, Ahn SH. Corticospinal tract injury in patients with diffuse axonal injury: a diffusion tensor imaging study.
    NeuroRehabilitation. 2009;25(4):229-33. PubMed PMID: 20037214.
  • Matute C. Calcium dyshomeostasis in white matter pathology. Cell Calcium. 2009 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20036774.
  • Foster K, Stocker C, Schibler A. Controversies of prophylactic hypothermia and the emerging use of brain tissue oxygen tension monitoring and decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain-injured children. Aust Crit Care. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20036140.
  • Jacobs B, Beems T, Stulemeijer M, van Vugt AB, van der Vliet TM, Borm GF, Vos PE. Outcome prediction in mild traumatic brain injury: age and clinical variables are stronger predictors than CT abnormalities. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20035619.
  • Simard JM, Kahle KT, Gerzanich V. Molecular mechanisms of microvascular failure in central nervous system injury-synergistic roles of NKCC1 and SUR1/TRPM4. J Neurosurg. 2009 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20035575.
  • Metting Z, Rödiger LA, Stewart RE, Oudkerk M, De Keyser J, van der Naalt J. Perfusion computed tomography in the acute phase of mild head injury: Regional dysfunction and prognostic value. Ann Neurol. 2009 Jun 29;66(6):809-816. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20035508.
  • Raslan AM, Fields JD, Bhardwaj A. Prophylaxis for Venous Thrombo-Embolism in Neurocritical Care: A Critical Appraisal. Neurocrit Care. 2009 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20033354.
  • Flückiger C, Béchir M, Brenni M, Ludwig S, Sommerfeld J, Cottini SR, Keel M, Stocker R, Stover JF. Increasing hematocrit above 28% during early resuscitative phase is not associated with decreased mortality following severe traumatic brain injury. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20033233.
  • Czeiter E, Büki A, Bukovics P, Farkas O, Pál J, Kövesdi E, Dóczi T, Sándor J. Calpain inhibition reduces axolemmal leakage in traumatic axonal injury. Molecules. 2009 Dec 9;14(12):5115-23. PubMed PMID: 20032879.
  • Coester A, Neumann CR, Schmidt MI. Intensive Insulin Therapy in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Trial. J Trauma. 2009 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20032790.
  • Panickar KS, Anderson RA. Role of Dietary Polyphenols in Attenuating Brain Edema and Cell Swelling in Cerebral Ischemia. Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20030622.
  • Frugier T, Morganti-Kossmann C, O'Reilly D, McLean C. In situ detection of inflammatory mediators in post-mortem human brain tissue following traumatic injury. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20030565.
  • Nagamoto-Combs K, Morecraft RJ, Darling WG, Combs C. Long-Term Gliosis and Molecular Changes in the Cervical Spinal Cord of the Rhesus Monkey after Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20030560.
  • Rohling ML, Demakis GJ. Bowden, shores, & Mathias (2006): Failure to replicate or just failure to notice. Does effort still account for more variance in neuropsychological test scores than TBI severity? Clin Neuropsychol. 2010 Jan;24(1):119-36. PubMed PMID: 20029718.
  • Semple BD, Bye N, Rancan M, Ziebell JM, Morganti-Kossmann MC. Role of CCL2 (MCP-1) in traumatic brain injury (TBI): evidence from severe TBI patients and CCL2-/- mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20029451.
  • Xu Y, McArthur DL, Alger JR, Etchepare M, Hovda DA, Glenn TC, Huang S, Dinov I, Vespa PM. Early nonischemic oxidative metabolic dysfunction leads to chronic brain atrophy in traumatic brain injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20029449.
  • Provenzale JM. Imaging of traumatic brain injury: a review of the recent medical literature. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jan;194(1):16-9. PubMed PMID: 20028899.
  • Lepelletier D, Roquilly A, Demeure dit latte D, Mahe PJ, Loutrel O, Champin P, Corvec S, Naux E, Pinaud M, Lejus C, Asehnoune K. Retrospective analysis of the risk factors and pathogens associated with early-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia in surgical-ICU head-trauma patients. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2010 Jan;22(1):32-7. PubMed PMID: 20027012.
  • MacDonald SW, Li SC, Bäckman L. Neural underpinnings of within-person variability in cognitive functioning. Psychol Aging. 2009 Dec;24(4):792-808. PubMed PMID: 20025396.
  • Singh PK, Singh VK, Tomar J, Azam A, Gupta S, Kumar S. Spinal glioblastoma multiforme: unusual cause of post-traumatic tetraparesis. J Spinal Cord Med. 2009;32(5):583-6. PubMed PMID: 20025156; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2792466.
  • Petraglia AL, Marky AH, Walker C, Thiyagarajan M, Zlokovic BV. Activated protein C is neuroprotective and mediates new blood vessel formation and neurogenesis after controlled cortical impact. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jan;66(1):165-71; discussion 171-2. PubMed PMID: 20023547.
  • Young GB. Traumatic brain injury: the continued quest for early prognostic determination. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):325-6. PubMed PMID: 20023485.
  • Stocchetti N, Longhi L. The race for biomarkers in traumatic brain injury: what science promises and the clinicians still expect. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):318-9. PubMed PMID: 20023481.
  • Namdari S, Pill SG, Makani A, Keenan MA. Rectus Femoris to Gracilis Muscle Transfer With Fractional Lengthening of the Vastus Muscles: A Treatment for Adults With Stiff Knee Gait. Phys Ther. 2009 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20023004.
  • Kato N, Nakanishi K, Nemoto K. Efficacy of HGF gene transfer for various nervous injuries and disorders. Cent Nerv Syst Agents Med Chem. 2009 Dec;9(4):300-6. PubMed PMID: 20021363.
  • Rughani AI, Dumont TM, Lu Z, Bongard J, Horgan MA, Penar PL, Tranmer BI. Use of an artificial neural network to predict head injury outcome. J Neurosurg. 2009 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20020844.
  • Tang-Schomer MD, Patel AR, Baas PW, Smith DH. Mechanical breaking of microtubules in axons during dynamic stretch injury underlies delayed elasticity, microtubule disassembly, and axon degeneration. FASEB J. 2009 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20019243.
  • Walker WC, Ketchum JM, Marwitz JH, Chen T, Hammond F, Sherer M, Meythaler J. A multicentre study on the clinical utility of post-traumatic amnesia duration in predicting global outcome after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;81(1):87-9. PubMed PMID: 20019222.
  • Lindsey KA, Brown RO, Maish GO 3rd, Croce MA, Minard G, Dickerson RN. Influence of traumatic brain injury on potassium and phosphorus homeostasis in critically ill multiple trauma patients. Nutrition. 2009 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20018481.
  • Loetscher PD, Rossaint J, Rossaint R, Weis J, Fries M, Fahlenkamp A, Ryang YM, Grottke O, Coburn M. Argon: neuroprotection in in vitro models of cerebral ischemia and traumatic brain injury. Crit Care. 2009 Dec 17;13(6):R206. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20017934.