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. Barker-Collo SL, Feigin VL: Capturing the Spectrum: Suggested Standards for Conducting Population-Based Traumatic Brain Injury Incidence Studies. Neuroepidemiology. 2008 Nov 8;32(1):1-3. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 18997470 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  2. Hansen TS, Larsen K, Engberg AW: The association of functional oral intake and pneumonia in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Nov;89(11):2114-20. PMID: 18996240 [PubMed - in process]
  3. Avants B, Duda JT, Kim J, Zhang H, Pluta J, Gee JC, Whyte J. Multivariate analysis of structural and diffusion imaging in traumatic brain injury. Acad Radiol. 2008 Nov;15(11):1360-75. PMID: 18995188 [PubMed - in process]
  4. Larrabee GJ. Flexible vs. fixed batteries in forensic neuropsychological assessment: Reply to Bigler and Hom. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2008 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 18993030 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  5. Benneker LM, Leitner C, Martinolli L, Kretschmer R, Zimmermann H, Exadaktylos AK. Isolated vertebral fractures give elevated serum protein S100B levels. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2008 Nov 7;16(1):13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18992158 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  6. Graham DP, Cardon AL. An Update on Substance Use and Treatment following Traumatic Brain Injury. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Oct;1141:148-62. PMID: 18991956 [PubMed - in process]
  7. Burr RL, Kirkness CJ, Mitchell PH. Detrended fluctuation analysis of intracranial pressure predicts outcome following traumatic brain injury. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2008 Nov;55(11):2509-18. PMID: 18990620 [PubMed - in process]
  8. Perel P, Edwards P, Shakur H, Roberts I. Use of the Oxford Handicap Scale at hospital discharge to predict Glasgow Outcome Scale at 6 months in patients with traumatic brain injury. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2008 Nov 6;8(1):72. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18990202 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  9. Chiu K, Chang RC, So KF. Intravitreous injection for establishing ocular diseases model. J Vis Exp. 2007;(8):313. Epub 2007 Oct 1. PMID: 18989417 [PubMed - in process]
  10. Liepert J. Pharmacotherapy in restorative neurology. Curr Opin Neurol. 2008 Dec;21(6):639-43. PMID: 18989105 [PubMed - in process]
  11. Sherlock RL, McQuillen PS, Miller SP; on behalf of ACCENT. Preventing Brain Injury in Newborns With Congenital Heart Disease. Brain Imaging and Innovative Trial Designs. Stroke. 2008 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18988911 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  12. Slemmer JE, Zhu C, Landshamer S, Trabold R, Grohm J, Ardeshiri A, Wagner E, Sweeney MI, Blomgren K, Culmsee C, Weber JT, Plesnila N. Causal Role of Apoptosis-Inducing Factor for Neuronal Cell Death Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Am J Pathol. 2008 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18988795 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  13. Loosemore M, Knowles CH, Whyte GP. Amateur boxing and risk of chronic traumatic brain injury: systematic review of observational studies. Br J Sports Med. 2008 Nov;42(11):564-7.PMID: 18988761 [PubMed - in process]
  14. Shulman S, Belokopytov M, Dubinsky G, Belkin M, Rosner M. Ameliorative effect of PN-277 on laser-induced retinal damage. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2008 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 18987871 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  15. Batchelor PE, Tan S, Wills TE, Porritt MJ, Howells DW. Comparison of Inflammation in the Brain and Spinal Cord following Mechanical Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2008 Oct;25(10):1217-25. PMID 18986223 [PubMed - in process]
  16. Spaethling JM, Klein DM, Singh P, Meaney DF. Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors appear in cortical neurons after traumatic mechanical injury and contribute to neuronal fate. J Neurotrauma. 2008 Oct;25(10):1207-16. PMID: 18986222 [PubMed - in process]
  17. Yuh EL, Gean AD, Manley GT, Callen AL, Wintermark M. Computer-Aided Assessment of Head Computed Tomography (CT) Studies in Patients with Suspected Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2008 Oct;25(10):1163-72. PMID: 18986221 [PubMed - in process]
  18. Department of Veterans Affairs. Schedule for rating disabilities; evaluation of residuals of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Final rule. Fed Regist. 2008 Sep 23;73(185):54693-708. PMID: 18985954 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  19. Zupanc GK. Adult neurogenesis and neuronal regeneration in the brain of teleost fish. J Physiol Paris. 2008 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 18984045 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  20. Kline AE, Hoffman AN, Cheng JP, Zafonte RD, Massucci JL. Chronic administration of antipsychotics impede behavioral recovery after experimental traumatic brain injury. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 18983891 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  21. Bassin SL, Bleck TP. Barbiturates for the treatment of intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury. Crit Care. 2008 Oct 20;12(5):185. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18983702 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  22. Liu CY. Combined therapies: national institute of neurological disorders and stroke funding opportunity in traumatic brain injury research. Neurosurgery. 2008 Oct;63(4):N12. No abstract available. PMID: 18981867 [PubMed - in process]
  23. Kim YW, Kim DY, Shin JC, Park CI, Lee JD. The Changes of Cortical Metabolism Associated With the Clinical Response to Donepezil Therapy in Traumatic Brain Injury. Clin Neuropharmacol. 2008 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18978490 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  24. Simpson DM Md, Gracies JM Phd Md, Yablon SA Md, Barbano R Md Phd, Brashear A Md. Botulinum Neurotoxin vs Tizanidine in Upper Limb Spasticity: A Placebo-Controlled Study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18977811 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  25. Uomoto JM. Older adults and neuropsychological rehabilitation following acquired brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation. 2008;23(5):415-24. PMID: 18957728 [PubMed - in process]
  26. Driver S. Development of a conceptual model to predict physical activity participation in adults with brain injuries. Adapt Phys Activ Q. 2008 Oct;25(4):289-307. PMID: 18955746 [PubMed - in process]
  27. Niogi SN, Mukherjee P, Ghajar J, Johnson CE, Kolster R, Lee H, Suh M, Zimmerman RD, Manley GT, McCandliss BD. Structural dissociation of attentional control and memory in adults with and without mild traumatic brain injury. Brain. 2008 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18952679 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  28. Knox L, Douglas J. Long-term ability to interpret facial expression after traumatic brain injury and its relation to social integration. Brain Cogn. 2008 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18951674 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  29. Hachimi-Idrissi S, Huyghens L. Therapeutic hypothermia after traumatic brain injury in children: To cool or not to cool? Resuscitation. 2008 Nov;79(2):185-6. No abstract available. PMID: 18951112 [PubMed - in process]
  30. Fear NT, Jones E, Groom M, Greenberg N, Hull L, Hodgetts TJ, Wessely S. Symptoms of post-concussional syndrome are non-specifically related to mild traumatic brain injury in UK Armed Forces personnel on return from deployment in Iraq: an analysis of self-reported data. Psychol Med. 2008 Oct 23:1-9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18945380 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]