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.

  • The cytokine temporal profile in rat cortex after controlled cortical impact. Dalgard CL, Cole JT, Kean WS, Lucky JJ, Sukumar G, McMullen DC, Pollard HB, Watson WD. Front Mol Neurosci. 2012;5:6. Epub 2012 Jan 25. PMID: 22291617 [PubMed - in process]
  • Outcome predictors of Glasgow Outcome Scale score in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Klemenc-Ketis Z, Bacovnik-Jansa U, Ogorevc M, Kersnik J. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2011 Nov;17(6):509-15. doi: 10.5505/tjtes.2011.35336. PMID: 22290003 [PubMed - in process]
  • Memory and anatomical change in severe traumatic brain injury: ∼1 vs. ∼8yr follow-up. Tomaiuolo F, Bivona U, Lerch JP, Di Paola M, Carlesimo A, Ciurli P, Matteis M, Cecchetti L, Forcina A, Silvestro D, Azicnuda E, Sabatini U, Di Giacomo D, Caltagirone C, Petrides M, Formisano R. Brain Res Bull. 2012 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22289841 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Microenvironment changes in mild traumatic brain injury. Kan EM, Ling EA, Lu J. Brain Res Bull. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22289840 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Position of Probe Determines Prognostic Information of Brain Tissue pO2 in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Ponce LL, Pillai S, Cruz J, Li X, Hannay HJ, Gopinath S, Robertson CS. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22289784 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Development of post-traumatic stress disorder after mild traumatic brain injury. Hoffman JM, Dikmen S, Temkin N, Bell KR. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Feb;93(2):287-92. PMID: 22289239 [PubMed - in process] .
  • Disturbed cortico-subcortical interactions during motor task switching in traumatic brain injury. Leunissen I, Coxon JP, Geurts M, Caeyenberghs K, Michiels K, Sunaert S, Swinnen SP. Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Jan 30. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21508. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22287257 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Development of Carotid Cavernous Fistula After Traumatic Brain Injury. Tseng CH, Wu KL, Tsai SJ, Lew HL. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 22286893 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Voxel- and atlas-based analysis of diffusion tensor imaging may reveal focal axonal injuries in mild traumatic brain injury - comparison with diffuse axonal injury. Kasahara K, Hashimoto K, Abo M, Senoo A. Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22285880 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] . Related citations
  • Axonal pathology in traumatic brain injury. Johnson VE, Stewart W, Smith DH. Exp Neurol. 2012 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22285252 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Intranasal administration of nerve growth factor ameliorate β-amyloid deposition after traumatic brain injury in rats. Tian L, Guo R, Yue X, Lv Q, Ye X, Wang Z, Chen Z, Wu B, Xu G, Liu X. Brain Res. 2012 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22284619 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Invited Commentary on Quality of Care Indicators for the Rehabilitation of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury, and Quality of Care Indicators for the Structure and Organization of Inpatient Rehabilitation Care of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury. Whyte J. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22284403 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Head and spinal cord injury: diagnosis and management. Chittiboina P, Cuellar-Saenz H, Notarianni C, Cardenas R, Guthikonda B. Neurol Clin. 2012 Feb;30(1):241-76. PMID: 22284062 [PubMed - in process]
  • The deceased organ donor with an "open abdomen": proceed with caution. Watkins AC, Vedula GV, Horan J, Dellicarpini K, Pak SW, Daly T, Samstein B, Kato T, Emond JC, Guarrera JV. Transpl Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2011.00712.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22283979 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • The effect of virtual reality interventions on physical activity in children and adolescents with early brain injuries including cerebral palsy. Mitchell L, Ziviani J, Oftedal S, Boyd R. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Jan 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04199.x. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 22283557 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Salem VAMC-U.S. Army Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Clinic Telepsychiatry Collaboration: 12-Month Operation Clinical Perspective. detweiler MB, Arif S, Candelario J, Altman J, Murphy PF, Halling MH, Vasudeva S, Detweiler JG. Telemed J E Health. 2012 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22283361 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Responsiveness and Validity of the Six-Minute Walk Test in Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury. Rossberg KA, Fortini E. Phys Ther. 2012 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22282772 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Accidental penetrating brain injury through anterior fontanelle: A rare phenomenon. Faridi SH, Srivastava VK, Hoda MF, Khalid M. J Forensic Leg Med. 2012 Feb;19(2):109-10. Epub 2012 Jan 10. PMID: 22281222 [PubMed - in process]
  • Quality of Care Indicators for the Structure and Organization of Inpatient Rehabilitation Care of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury. Zumsteg JM, Ennis SK, Jaffe KM, Mangione-Smith R, Mackenzie EJ, Rivara FP; National Expert Panel for the Development of Pediatric Rehabilitation Quality of Care Indicators. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22280893 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Quality of Care Indicators for the Rehabilitation of Children With Traumatic Brain Injury. Rivara FP, Ennis SK, Mangione-Smith R, Mackenzie EJ, Jaffe KM. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22280892 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Basic pharmacology of NMDA receptors. Gonda X. Curr Pharm Des. 2012 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22280436 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Postnatal infection is associated with widespread abnormalities of brain development in premature newborns. Chau V, Brant R, Poskitt KJ, Tam EW, Synnes A, Miller SP. Pediatr Res. 2012 Jan 25. doi: 10.1038/pr.2011.40. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22278180 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • [Revised practice guideline on mild traumatic head/brain injury: mainly for secondary care]. Opstelten W, Goudswaard AN. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2012;156(4):A4474. Dutch. PMID: 22278039 [PubMed - in process]
  • Utility of fractional anisotropy imaging analyzed by statistical parametric mapping for detecting minute brain lesions in chronic-stage patients who had mild or moderate traumatic brain injury. Asano Y, Shinoda J, Okumura A, Aki T, Takenaka S, Miwa K, Yamada M, Ito T, Yokoyama K. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2012;52(1):31-40. PMID: 22278025 [PubMed - in process] Free Article
  • A rat model of changes in dural mast cells and brain histamine receptor H3 expression following traumatic brain injury. Shimada R, Nakao KI, Furutani R, Kibayashi K. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22277566 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Behavioral Recovery in Disorders of Consciousness: A Prospective Study with the Spanish Version of the Coma Recovery Scale-Revised. Noé E, Olaya J, Navarro MD, Noguera P, Colomer C, García-Panach J, Rivero S, Moliner B, Ferri J. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22277244 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • The Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status Effort Scale. Novitski J, Steele S, Karantzoulis S, Randolph C. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22277124 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Reasons for ordering computed tomography scans of the head in patients with minor brain injury. Rohacek M, Albrecht M, Kleim B, Zimmermann H, Exadaktylos A. Injury. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22277106 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • [Statistical data concerning head trauma with frontal sinus involvement in Clinical Hospital "Prof. Dr. Nicolae Oblu", Iasi]. Dobrin I, Dobrin N, Poeata I, Ianovici N. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2011 Oct-Dec;115(4):1131-6. Romanian. PMID: 22276459 [PubMed - in process]
  • A combined robotic and cognitive training for locomotor rehabilitation: evidences of cerebral functional reorganization in two chronic traumatic brain injured patients. Sacco K, Cauda F, D'Agata F, Duca S, Zettin M, Virgilio R, Nascimbeni A, Belforte G, Eula G, Gastaldi L, Appendino S, Geminiani G. Front Hum Neurosci. 2011;5:146. Epub 2011 Nov 23. PMID: 22275890 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  • Design of the ROBIN system: Whole-arm multi-model sensorimotor environment for the rehabilitation of brain injuries while sitting or standing. Loureiro RC, Smith TA. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2011 Jun;2011:1-6. PMID: 22275707 [PubMed - in process]
  • Limit-push training reduces motor variability. Sharp I, Patton JL. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2011 Jun;2011:1-6. PMID: 22275687 [PubMed - in process]
  • Mechanical design of a distal arm exoskeleton for stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Pehlivan AU, Celik O, O'Malley MK. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2011 Jun;2011:1-5. PMID: 22275629 [PubMed - in process]
  • Low-level laser therapy for closed-head traumatic brain injury in mice: effect of different wavelengths. Wu Q, Xuan W, Ando T, Xu T, Huang L, Huang YY, Dai T, Dhital S, Sharma SK, Whalen MJ, Hamblin MR. Lasers Surg Med. 2012 Jan 24. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22275301 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Influence of poor effort on neuropsychological test performance in U.S. military personnel following mild traumatic brain injury. Lange RT, Pancholi S, Bhagwat A, Anderson-Barnes V, French LM. Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2012 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22273465 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center. Brown CV, Sowery L, Curry E, Valadka AB, Glover CS, Grabarkewitz K, Green T, Hail S, Admire J. Am Surg. 2012 Jan;78(1):57-60. PMID: 22273315 [PubMed - in process]
  • The Unique Features of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. Review of the Characteristics of the Pediatric Skull and Brain, Mechanisms of Trauma, Patterns of Injury, Complications and Their Imaging Findings-Part 1. Pinto PS, Poretti A, Meoded A, Tekes A, Huisman TA. J Neuroimaging. 2012 Jan 24. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2011.00688.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22273264 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Adjustment to loss of the driving role following traumatic brain injury: A qualitative exploration with key stakeholders. Liddle J, Fleming J, McKenna K, Turpin M, Whitelaw P, Allen S. Aust Occup Ther J. 2012 Feb; 59(1):79-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2011.00978.x. Epub 2011 Dec 7. PMID: 22272886 [PubMed - in process]
  • Performance Monitoring and Cognitive Control in Individuals with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Larson MJ, Clayson PE, Farrer TJ. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012 Jan 25:1-11. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22272692 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Wogonin Improves Histological and Functional Outcomes, and Reduces Activation of TLR4/NF-κB Signaling after Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury. Chen CC, Hung TH, Wang YH, Lin CW, Wang PY, Lee CY, Chen SF. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30294. Epub 2012 Jan 17. PMID: 22272328 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  • Long-term Intellectual Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Limits to Neuroplasticity of the Young Brain? Levin HS. Pediatrics. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 22271693 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]