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.

 

  • Occupational therapy for service members with mild traumatic brain injury.  Radomski MV, Davidson L, Voydetich D, Erickson MW.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):646-55.  PMID: 19785265 [PubMed - in process]
  • Executive functioning, awareness, and participation in daily life after mild traumatic brain injury: a preliminary study.  Erez AB, Rothschild E, Katz N, Tuchner M, Hartman-Maeir A.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):634-40.  PMID: 19785263 [PubMed - in process]
  • Traumatic brain injury and driving assessment: an evidence-based literature review.  Classen S, Levy C, McCarthy D, Mann WC, Lanford D, Waid-Ebbs JK.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):580-91.  PMID: 19785257 [PubMed - in process]
  • Qualitative exploration of a client-centered, goal-directed approach to community-based occupational therapy for adults with traumatic brain injury.  Doig E, Fleming J, Cornwell PL, Kuipers P.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):559-68.  PMID: 19785255 [PubMed - in process]
  • Use of the dynamic interactional model in self-care and motor intervention after traumatic brain injury: explanatory case studies.  Zlotnik S, Sachs D, Rosenblum S, Shpasser R, Josman N.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):549-58.  PMID: 19785254 [PubMed - in process]
  • Application of the spacing effect to improve learning and memory for functional tasks in traumatic brain injury: a pilot study.  Goverover Y, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Hillary FG, Chiaravalloti N, Deluca J.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):543-8.  PMID: 19785253 [PubMed - in process]
  • Special issue on brain injury: traumatic brain injury and stroke.  Gutman SA.  Am J Occup Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;63(5):523-4. No abstract available.  PMID: 19785250 [PubMed - in process]
  • Should anterior pituitary function be tested during follow-up of all patients presenting at the emergency department because of traumatic brain injury?  van der Eerden A, Twicker M, Sweep F, Beems T, Hendricks H, Hermus A, Vos P.  Eur J Endocrinol. 2009 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19783620 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury: the prevalence is affected by the use of different dynamic tests and different normal values.  Kokshoorn N, Wassenaar M, Biermasz N, Roelfsema F, Smit J, Romijn J, Pereira A.   Eur J Endocrinol. 2009 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19783619 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Usefulness of functional MRI associated with PET scan and evoked potentials in the evaluation of brain functions after severe brain injury: Preliminary results.  Kremer S, Nicolas-Ong C, Schunck T, Schenck M, Collange O, Mutschler V, Namer IJ, Dietemann JL, Delon-Martin C, Schneider F.  J Neuroradiol. 2009 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19781782 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Immune response deviation and enhanced expression of chemokine receptor CCR4 in TBI patients due to unknown serum factors.  Cadosch D, Al-Mushaiqri MS, Gautschi OP, Chan E, Jung FJ, Skirving AP, Filgueira L.  Injury. 2009 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19781699 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • The Effects of Hypertonic Saline and Nicotinamide on Sensorimotor and Cognitive Function Following Cortical Contusion Injury in the Rat.  Quigley A, Tan AA, Hoane MR.  Brain Res. 2009 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19781534 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • What makes Maurice Ravel's deadly craniotomy interesting? Concerns of one of the most famous craniotomies in history.  Kanat A, Kayaci S, Yazar U, Yilmaz A.  Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19779670 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
    Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agent Administration Improves Survival After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Matched Case Control Study.  Talving P, Lustenberger T, Kobayashi L, Inaba K, Barmparas G, Schnüriger B, Lam L, Chan LS, Demetriades D.  Ann Surg. 2009 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19779323 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Direct intrathecal implantation of mesenchymal stromal cells leads to enhanced neuroprotection via an NFkappaB mediated increase in Interleukin 6 (IL-6) production.  Walker PA, Harting MT, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS.  Stem Cells Dev. 2009 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19775197 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • The role of intraoral protective appliances in the reduction of mild traumatic brain injury.  Halstead PD. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2009 Jul-Aug;30 Spec No 2:18-20.  PMID: 19774775 [PubMed - in process]
  • Recovery from neurological sequelae secondary to oncological brain surgery in an adult growth hormone-deficient patient after growth hormone treatment.  Devesa J, Reimunde P, Devesa A, Souto S, Lopez-Amado M, Devesa P, Arce VM.  J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep;41(9):775-7.  PMID: 19774313 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The role of bradykinin B(1) and B(2) receptors for secondary brain damage after traumatic brain injury in mice.  Trabold R, Erös C, Zweckberger K, Relton J, Beck H, Nussberger J, Müller-Esterl W, Bader M, Whalley E, Plesnila N.  J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19773800 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Neuroprotective Effects of Selective N-Type VGCC Blockade on Stretch Injury-Induced Calcium Dynamics in Cortical Neurons.  Shahlaie K, Lyeth B, Gurkoff GG, Muizelaar JP, Berman RF.  J Neurotrauma. 2009 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19772476 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Challenges of diffuse axonal injury diagnosis.  Thomas M, Dufour L.  Rehabil Nurs. 2009 Sep-Oct;34(5):179-80.  PMID: 19772114 [PubMed - in process]
  • Is the contribution of alcohol to fatal traumatic brain injuries being underestimated in the acute hospital setting?  O'Toole O, Mahon C, Lynch K, Brett FM.  Ir Med J. 2009 Jul-Aug;102(7):207-9.  PMID: 19771999 [PubMed - in process]
  • Unilateral hypoglossal nerve injury in a collegiate wrestler: a case report.  Loro WA, Owens B.  J Athl Train. 2009 Sep-Oct;44(5):534-7.  PMID: 19771294 [PubMed - in process]
  • Variation in cerebral blood flow velocity with cerebral perfusion pressure >40 mm Hg in 42 children with severe traumatic brain injury.  Philip S, Chaiwat O, Udomphorn Y, Moore A, Zimmerman JJ, Armstead W, Vavilala MS.  Crit Care Med. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19770734 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Post-traumatic headache.  Obermann M, Holle D, Katsarava Z.  Expert Rev Neurother. 2009 Sep;9(9):1361-70.  PMID: 19769450 [PubMed - in process].
  • Edaravone Protects Against Apoptotic Neuronal Cell Death and Improves Cerebral Function After Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats.  Itoh T, Satou T, Nishida S, Tsubaki M, Imano M, Hashimoto S, Ito H. Neurochem Res. 2009 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19768539 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • The application of platelet-rich plasma may be a novel treatment for central nervous system diseases.  Shen YX, Fan ZH, Zhao JG, Zhang P.  Med Hypotheses. 2009 Sep 18. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19767153 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Haptoglobin phenotype and apolipoprotein E polymorphism: Relationship to posttraumatic seizures and neuropsychological functioning after traumatic brain injury.  Anderson GD, Temkin NR, Dikmen SS, Diaz-Arrastia R, Machamer JE, Farhrenbruch C, Miller JW, Sadrzadeh SM.  Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19766540 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Thyroxin regulates BDNF expression to promote survival of injured neurons.  Shulga A, Blaesse A, Kysenius K, Huttunen HJ, Tanhuanpää K, Saarma M, Rivera C.  Mol Cell Neurosci. 2009 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19765661 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Temporal assessment of histone H3 phospho-acetylation and casein kinase 2 activation in dentate gyrus from ischemic rats.  Blanquet PR, Mariani J, Fournier B.  Brain Res. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 19765564 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Conflict adaptation and cognitive control adjustments following traumatic brain injury.  Larson MJ, Kaufman DA, Perlstein WM.  J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2009 Sep 21:1-11. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19765356 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Plays Critical Role in Brain Damage After Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion in Rats.  Nakka VP, Gusain A, Raghubir R.  Neurotox Res. 2009 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19763736 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Adenosine signaling and function in glial cells.Boison D, Chen JF, Fredholm BB.  Cell Death Differ. 2009 Sep 18. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19763139 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Classification and prediction of outcome in traumatic brain injury based on computed tomographic imaging.  Zhu GW, Wang F, Liu WG.  J Int Med Res. 2009 Jul-Aug;37(4):983-95.  PMID: 19761680 [PubMed - in process]
  • Preliminary questions before studying mild traumatic brain injury outcome.  Fayol P, Carrière H, Habonimana D, Dumond JJ.  Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2009 Jul;52(6):497-509. English, French.   PMID: 19760806 [PubMed - in process]
  • Regulated expression of pancreatic triglyceride lipase after rat traumatic brain injury.  Jia J, Yan M, Lu Z, Sun M, He J, Xia C.  Mol Cell Biochem. 2009 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 19760487 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study.  Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD Jr, Atabaki SM, Holubkov R, Nadel FM, Monroe D, Stanley RM, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Lillis KA, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Callahan JM, Gorelick MH, Glass TF, Lee LK, Bachman MC, Cooper A, Powell EC, Gerardi MJ, Melville KA, Muizelaar JP, Wisner DH, Zuspan SJ, Dean JM, Wootton-Gorges SL; for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  Lancet. 2009 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print]