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.

  1. Natale JE, Guerguerian AM, Joseph JG, McCarter R, Shao C, Slomine B, Christensen J, Johnston MV, Shaffner DH. 
    Pilot study to determine the hemodynamic safety and feasibility of magnesium sulfate infusion in children with severe traumatic brain injury* 
    Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Dec 4; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17149151 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  2. Doorly MC, Gilchrist MD. 
    The use of accident reconstruction for the analysis of traumatic brain injury due to head impacts arising from falls. 
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2006 Dec;9(6):371-7. 
    PMID: 17145671 [PubMed - in process]
  3. Korfias S, Stranjalis G, Boviatsis E, Psachoulia C, Jullien G, Gregson B, Mendelow AD, Sakas DE. 
    Serum S-100B protein monitoring in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. 
    Intensive Care Med. 2006 Dec 2; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17143637 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  4. Levasseur JE, Alessandri B, Reinert M, Clausen T, Zhou Z, Altememi N, Bullock MR
    Lactate, not glucose, up-regulates mitochondrial oxygen consumption both in sham and lateral fluid percussed rat brains. 
    Neurosurgery. 2006 Nov;59(5):1122-30; discussion 1130-1. 
    PMID: 17143246 [PubMed - in process]
  5. Kunik CL, Flowers L, Kazanjian T. 
    Time to rehabilitation admission and associated outcomes for patients with traumatic brain injury. 
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Dec;87(12):1590-6. 
    PMID: 17141638 [PubMed - in process]
  6. Walker WC, Marwitz JH, Kreutzer JS, Hart T, Novack TA. 
    Occupational categories and return to work after traumatic brain injury: a multicenter study. 
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Dec;87(12):1576-82. 
    PMID: 17141636 [PubMed - in process] 

  7. Ashwal S, Babikian T, Gardner-Nichols J, Freier MC, Tong KA, Holshouser BA. 
    Susceptibility-weighted imaging and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in assessment of outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury. 
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Dec;87(12 Suppl):50-8. 
    PMID: 17140880 [PubMed - in process]
  8. Johnson VE, Murray L, Raghupathi R, Stewart J, Nicoll JA, MacKinnon MA, McIntosh TK, Graham DI. 
    No evidence for the presence of apolipoprotein epsilon4, interleukin-lalpha allele 2 and interleukin-1beta allele 2 cause an increase in programmed cell death following traumatic brain injury in humans. 
    Clin Neuropathol. 2006 Nov-Dec;25(6):255-64. 
    PMID: 17140155 [PubMed - in process]
  9. Goldberg LD, Dimeff RJ. 
    Sideline management of sport-related concussions. 
    Sports Med Arthrosc. 2006 Dec;14(4):199-205. 
    PMID: 17135969 [PubMed - in process]
  10. Kim E, Bijlani M. 
    A pilot study of quetiapine treatment of aggression due to traumatic brain injury. 
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2006 Fall;18(4):547-9. 
    PMID: 17135382 [PubMed - in process]
  11. Bombardier CH, Fann JR, Temkin N, Esselman PC, Pelzer E, Keough M, Dikmen S. 
    Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms during the first six months after traumatic brain injury. 
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2006 Fall;18(4):501-8. 
    PMID: 17135375 [PubMed - in process]
  12. Svendsen HA, Teasdale TW. 
    The influence of neuropsychological rehabilitation on symptomatology and quality of life following brain injury: A controlled long-term follow-up. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Nov;20(12):1295-306. 
    PMID: 17132552 [PubMed - in process]
  13. Falconer EK, Geffen GM, Olsen SL, McFarland K. 
    The rapid screen of concussion: An evaluation of the non-word repetition test for use in mTBI research. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Nov;20(12):1251-63. 
    PMID: 17132548 [PubMed - in process]
  14. Leach K, Kinsella G, Jackson M, Matyas T. 
    Recovery of components of memory in post-traumatic amnesia. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Nov;20(12):1241-9. 
    PMID: 17132547 [PubMed - in process]
  15. Weddell RA, Leggett JA. 
    Factors triggering relatives' judgements of personality change after traumatic brain injury. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Nov;20(12):1221-34. 
    PMID: 17132545 [PubMed - in process]
  16. Marsh NV, Kersel DA. 
    Frequency of behavioural problems at one year following traumatic brain injury: Correspondence between patient and caregiver reports. 
    Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2006 Dec;16(6):684-94. 
    PMID: 17127573 [PubMed - in process]
  17. Castillo-Ruiz MM, Campuzano O, Acarin L, Castellano B, Gonzalez B. 
    Delayed neurodegeneration and early astrogliosis after excitotoxicity to the aged brain. 
    Exp Gerontol. 2006 Nov 23; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17126514 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  18. Dyer KF, Bell R, McCann J, Rauch R. 
    Aggression after traumatic brain injury: Analysing socially desirable responses and the nature of aggressive traits. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Oct;20(11):1163-73. 
    PMID: 17123933 [PubMed - in process]
  19. Schopp LH, Good GE, Barker KB, Mazurek MO, Hathaway SL. 
    Masculine role adherence and outcomes among men with traumatic brain injury. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Oct;20(11):1155-62. 
    PMID: 17123932 [PubMed - in process]
  20. Nolin P, Villemure R, Heroux L. 
    Determining long-term symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury: Method of interview affects self-report. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Oct;20(11):1147-54. 
    PMID: 17123931 [PubMed - in process]
  21. Sadowski-Cron C, Schneider J, Senn P, Radanov BP, Ballinari P, Zimmermann H. 
    Patients with mild traumatic brain injury: Immediate and long-term outcome compared to intra-cranial injuries on CT scan. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Oct;20(11):1131-7. 
    PMID: 17123929 [PubMed - in process] 

  22. Jorge RE, Acion L, Starkstein SE, Magnotta V. 
    Hippocampal Volume and Mood Disorders After Traumatic Brain Injury. 
    Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Nov 20; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17123480 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  23. Rutland-Brown W, Langlois JA, Thomas KE, Xi YL. 
    Incidence of traumatic brain injury in the United States, 2003. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):544-8. 
    PMID: 17122685 [PubMed - in process]
  24. de Guise E, LeBlanc J, Feyz M, Lamoureux J. 
    Prediction of outcome at discharge from acute care following traumatic brain injury. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):527-36. 
    PMID: 17122683 [PubMed - in process]
  25. Nolin P, Heroux L. 
    Relations among sociodemographic, neurologic, clinical, and neuropsychologic variables, and vocational status following mild traumatic brain injury: a follow-up study. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):514-26. 
    PMID: 17122682 [PubMed - in process]
  26. Carlile MC, Yablon SA, Mysiw WJ, Frol AB, Lo D, Diaz-Arrastia R.
    Deep venous thrombosis management following traumatic brain injury: a practice survey of the traumatic brain injury model systems. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):483-90. 
    PMID: 17122679 [PubMed - in process]
  27. Hart T, Dijkers M, Fraser R, Cicerone K, Bogner JA, Whyte J, Malec J, Waldron B.
    Vocational services for traumatic brain injury: treatment definition and diversity within model systems of care. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):467-82. 
    PMID: 17122678 [PubMed - in process]
  28. Winstanley J, Simpson G, Tate R, Myles B. 
    Early indicators and contributors to psychological distress in relatives during rehabilitation following severe traumatic brain injury: findings from the brain injury outcomes study. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Nov-Dec;21(6):453-66. 
    PMID: 17122677 [PubMed - in process]
  29. Ringel F, Bieringer F, Baethmann A, Plesnila N. 
    Effect of oxidative stress on glial cell volume. 
    J Neurotrauma. 2006 Nov;23(11):1693-704. 
    PMID: 17115914 [PubMed - in process]
  30. Chiu WT, Huang SJ, Hwang HF, Tsauo JY, Chen CF, Tsai SH, Lin MR. 
    Use of the WHOQOL-BREF for Evaluating Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury. 
    J Neurotrauma. 2006 Nov;23(11):1609-20. 
    PMID: 17115908 [PubMed - in process]
  31. Isoniemi H, Tenovuo O, Portin R, Himanen L, Kairisto V. 
    Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury after Three Decades- Relationship to ApoE Genotype. 
    J Neurotrauma. 2006 Nov;23(11):1600-8. 
    PMID: 17115907 [PubMed - in process]
  32. Fager S, Hux K, Beukelman DR, Karantounis R. 
    Augmentative and alternative communication use and acceptance by adults with traumatic brain injury. 
    Augment Altern Commun. 2006 Mar;22(1):37-47. 
    PMID: 17114157 [PubMed - in process]
  33. Qiu W, Shen H, Zhang Y, Wang W, Liu W, Jiang Q, Luo M, Manou M. 
    Noninvasive selective brain cooling by head and neck cooling is protective in severe traumatic brain injury. 
    J Clin Neurosci. 2006 Dec;13(10):995-1000. 
    PMID: 17113984 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  34. Haukoos JS, Gill MR, Rabon RE, Gravitz CS, Green SM. 
    Validation of the Simplified Motor Score for the Prediction of Brain Injury Outcomes After Trauma. 
    Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Nov 15; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17113193 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  35. Pellman EJ, Viano DC. 
    Concussion in professional football: Summary of the research conducted by the National Football League's Committee on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. 
    Neurosurg Focus. 2006 Oct 15;21(4):e12. 
    PMID: 17112190 [PubMed - in process]
  36. Cimatti M. 
    Assessment of metabolic cerebral damage using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in mild traumatic brain injury. 
    J Neurosurg Sci. 2006 Dec;50(4):83-8. 
    PMID: 17108884 [PubMed - in process]
  37. Dressler J, Hanisch U, Kuhlisch E, Geiger KD. 
    Neuronal and glial apoptosis in human traumatic brain injury. 
    Int J Legal Med. 2006 Nov 15; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17106737 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  38. Perel P, Edwards P, Wentz R, Roberts I. 
    Systematic review of prognostic models in traumatic brain injury. 
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2006 Nov 14;6:38. 
    PMID: 17105661 [PubMed - in process] 

  39. Dunham CM, Ransom KJ, McAuley CE, Gruber BS, Mangalat D, Flowers LL. 
    Severe brain injury ICU outcomes are associated with Cranial-Arterial Pressure Index and noninvasive Bispectral Index and transcranial oxygen saturation: a prospective, preliminary study. 
    Crit Care. 2006 Nov 14;10(6):R159 [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 17105656 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  40. Tenovuo O. 
    Pharmacological enhancement of cognitive and behavioral deficits after traumatic brain injury. 
    Curr Opin Neurol. 2006 Dec;19(6):528-33. 
    PMID: 17102689 [PubMed - in process]
  41. Wang KK, Larner SF, Robinson G, Hayes RL. 
    Neuroprotection targets after traumatic brain injury. 
    Curr Opin Neurol. 2006 Dec;19(6):514-519. 
    PMID: 17102687 [PubMed ­ as supplied by publisher] 

  42. Chi JH, Knudson MM, Vassar MJ, McCarthy MC, Shapiro MB, Mallet S, Holcroft JJ, Moncrief H, Noble J, Wisner D, Kaups KL, Bennick LD, Manley GT. 
    Prehospital hypoxia affects outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective multicenter study.
    J Trauma. 2006 Nov;61(5):1134-41. 
    PMID: 17099519 [PubMed - in process]
  43. Fernandez-Ortega JF, Prieto-Palomino MA, Munoz-Lopez A, Lebron-Gallardo M, Cabrera-Ortiz H, Quesada-Garcia G. 
    Prognostic influence and computed tomography findings in dysautonomic crises after traumatic brain injury. 
    J Trauma. 2006 Nov;61(5):1129-33. 
    PMID: 17099518 [PubMed - in process]
  44. Ghaffar O, McCullagh S, Ouchterlony D, Feinstein A. Randomized treatment trial in mild traumatic brain injury. 
    J Psychosom Res. Aug;61(2):153-60. PMID: 16880017 [PubMed - in process].