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. Boggild M, Tator CH. Concussion Knowledge among Medical Students and Neurology/Neurosurgery Residents. Can J Neurol Sci. 2012 May;39(3):361-8. PubMed 
    PMID: 22547519.
  2. Falavigna A, Teles AR, Velho MC, Medeiros GS, Canabarro CT, de Braga GL, Barazzetti DO, Vedana VM, Kleber FD. Impact of an injury prevention program on teenagers' knowledge and attitudes: results of the Pense Bem-Caxias do Sul
    Project. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 May;9(5):562-8. PubMed PMID: 22546036.
  3. Wood GW, Panzer MB, Shridharani JK, Matthews KA, Capehart BP, Myers BS, Bass CR. Attenuation of blast pressure behind ballistic protective vests. Inj Prev.
    2012 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22544830.
  4. Delaney JS. When do mild traumatic brain injuries occur in community rugby?
    Clin J Sport Med. 2012 May;22(3):289-90. PubMed PMID: 22544061.
  5. Ho L, Zhao W, Dams-O'Connor K, Tang CY, Gordon W, Peskind ER, Yemul S, Haroutunian V, Pasinetti GM. Elevated Plasma MCP-1 Concentration Following Traumatic Brain Injury as a Potential "Predisposition" Factor Associated with an Increased Risk for Subsequent Development of Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers
    Dis. 2012 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22543850.
  6. Olivecrona M, Koskinen LO. The IMPACT prognosis calculator used in patients with severe traumatic brain injury treated with an ICP-targeted therapy. Acta
    Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22543506.
  7. Blissitt PA. Controversies in the management of adults with severe traumatic brain injury. 
    AACN Adv Crit Care. 2012 Apr;23(2):188-203. PubMed PMID: 22543492.
  8. Zhang R, Qin K, Fa ZQ, Liu Y, Li P, Cai YQ, Jiang XD. [Motor function evaluation in rats receiving umbilical cord mesenchymal stromal cell
    transplantation for traumatic brain injury using CatWalk automated gait analysis system]. 
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2012 Apr 20;32(4):449-55. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 22543120.
  9. Shenouda C, Hendrickson P, Davenport K, Barber J, Bell KR. The Effects of Concussion Legislation One Year Later-What Have We Learned: A Descriptive Pilot Survey of Youth Soccer Player Associates. 
    PM R. 2012 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22543038.
  10. Huang MX, Nichols S, Robb A, Angeles A, Drake A, Holland M, Asmussen S, D'Andrea J, Chun W, Levy M, Cui L, Song T, Baker DG, Hammer P, McLay R, Theilmann RJ, Coimbra R, Diwakar M, Boyd C, Neff J, Liu TT, Webb-Murphy J, Farinpour R,
    Cheung C, Harrington DL, Heister D, Lee RR. An automatic MEG low-frequency source
    imaging approach for detecting injuries in mild and moderate TBI patients with
    blast and non-blast causes. Neuroimage. 
    2012 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22542638.
  11. Lapitskaya N, Moerk SK, Gosseries O, Nielsen JF, de Noordhout AM. Corticospinal excitability in patients with anoxic, traumatic, and non-traumatic diffuse brain injury. 
    Brain Stimul. 2012 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22542389.
  12. Morton MJ, Korley FK. Head Computed Tomography Use in the Emergency Department for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrating Evidence Into Practice for the Resident Physician. 
    Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22542310.
  13. Kasotakis G, Michailidou M, Bramos A, Chang Y, Velmahos G, Alam H, King D, de Moya MA. Intraparenchymal Versus Extracranial Ventricular Drain Intracranial Pressure Monitors in Traumatic Brain Injury: Less Is More? 
    J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22541986.
  14. Au AK, Aneja RK, Bell MJ, Bayir H, Feldman K, Adelson PD, Fink EL, Kochanek
    PM, Clark RS. Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of High-Mobility Group Box 1 and Cytochrome C Predict Outcome after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. 
    Neurotrauma. 2012 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22540160.
  15. Hoffmann M, Lefering R, Rueger JM, Kolb JP, Izbicki JR, Ruecker AH, Rupprecht M, Lehmann W; Trauma Registry of the German Society for Trauma Surgery. Pupil evaluation in addition to Glasgow Coma Scale components in prediction of traumatic brain injury and mortality. 
    Br J Surg. 2012 Jan;99 Suppl 1:122-30. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7707. PubMed PMID: 22441866.
  16. Saltzherr TP, Bakker FC, Beenen LF, Dijkgraaf MG, Reitsma JB, Goslings JC;
    REACT Study Group, Bossuyt PM, Jin PH, Luitse JS, Ponsen KJ, Henny CP,
    Giannakopoulos GF. Randomized clinical trial comparing the effect of computed
    tomography in the trauma room versus the radiology department on injury outcomes. 
    Br J Surg. 2012 Jan;99 Suppl 1:105-13. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7705. PubMed PMID: 22441863.
  17. Zhang L, Hu R, Li M, Li F, Meng H, Zhu G, Lin J, Feng H. Deferoxamine attenuates iron-induced long-term neurotoxicity in rats with traumatic brain injury. 
    Neurol Sci. 2012 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22538758.
  18. Bobinski L, Olivecrona M, Koskinen LO. Dynamics of brain tissue changes induced by traumatic brain injury assessed with the Marshall, Morris-Marshall, and the Rotterdam classifications and its impact on outcome in a prostacyclin placebo-controlled study.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22538327.
  19. Ibayashi K, Tsutsumi K, Yoshikawa G, Uno T, Shimada S, Kawashima M, Koizumi S, Ochiai Y. [A Case of a Penetrating Brain Injury due to an Explosion of a Construction Machine]. No Shinkei Geka. 2012 May;40(5):421-7. Japanese. PubMed PMID: 22538284.
  20. Brown JM, Deriso DM, Tansey KE. From contemporary rehabilitation to restorative neurology. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Jun;114(5):471-4. PubMed PMID: 22538268.
  21. Sawyer SM, Afifi RA, Bearinger LH, Blakemore SJ, Dick B, Ezeh AC, Patton GC. Adolescence: a foundation for future health. Lancet. 2012 Apr 28;379(9826):1630-40. Epub 2012 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 22538178.
  22. Dalle Lucca JJ, Chavko M, Dubick MA, Adeeb S, Falabella MJ, Slack JL, McCarron R, Li Y. Blast-induced moderate neurotrauma (BINT) elicits early complement activation and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) release in a rat brain. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22537900.
  23. Srinivasan R. Patient safety in the rehabilitation of children with traumatic brain injury and cerebral palsy. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2012 May;23(2):393-400. Epub 2012 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 22537701.
  24. Pai AB, Zadov Y, Hickman A. Patient safety in rehabilitation medicine: traumatic brain injury. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2012 May;23(2):349-70. Epub 2012 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 22537698.
  25. Tyson BT, Pham MT, Brown NT, Mayer TR. Patient safety considerations in the rehabilitation of the individual with cognitive impairment. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2012 May;23(2):315-34. Epub 2012 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 22537695.
  26. Atkins CM, Kang Y, Furones C, Truettner JS, Alonso OF, Dietrich WD. Postinjury treatment with rolipram increases hemorrhage after traumatic brain injury. J Neurosci Res. 2012 Apr 26. doi: 10.1002/jnr.23069. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22535545.
  27. Leon-Carrion J, Leon-Dominguez U, Pollonini L, Wu MH, Frye RE, Dominguez-Morales MR, Zouridakis G. Synchronization between the anterior and posterior cortex determines consciousness level in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain Res. 2012 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22534483.
  28. Yang Z, Yeo R, Pena A, Ling J, Klimaj S, Campbell R, Doezema D, Mayer A. A fMRI Study of Auditory Orienting and Inhibition of Return in Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22533632.
  29. Hamon-Mekki F, Chalme D. [The role of the family of a patient with a head injury]. Soins. 2012 Mar;(763):58-9. French. PubMed PMID: 22533293.
  30. Bonaventur O, Espern S, Gaben B, Lambert V, Le Floc'h B, Le Guélec A, Le Gal B. [A medical-social programme specialized to support head trauma victims]. Soins. 2012 Mar;(763):52-5. French. PubMed PMID: 22533291.
  31. Donders J, Levitt T. Criterion Validity of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery after Traumatic Brain Injury. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22532153.
  32. Godoy DA, Rabinstein AA, Biestro A, Ainslie PN, Napoli MD. Effects of Indomethacin Test on Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Hemodynamics in Patients with Refractory Intracranial Hypertension: A Feasibility Study. Neurosurgery. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22531711.
  33. Carthew HL, Ziebell JM, Vink R. Substance P-Induced Changes in Cell Genesis Following Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury. Neuroscience. 2012 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22531375.
  34. Giuliani D, Minutoli L, Ottani A, Spaccapelo L, Bitto A, Galantucci M, Altavilla D, Squadrito F, Guarini S. Melanocortins as potential therapeutic agents in severe hypoxic conditions. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2012 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22531139.
  35. Abo-Zaid G, Sauerbrei W, Riley RD. Individual participant data meta-analysis of prognostic factor studies: state of the art? BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Apr 24;12(1):56. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22530717.
  36. Dhandapani S, Dhandapani M, Agarwal M, Chutani AM, Subbiah V, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK. The prognostic significance of the timing of total enteral feeding in traumatic brain injury. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:31. Epub 2012 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 22530166; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3326944.
  37. Biran V, Verney C, Ferriero DM. Perinatal cerebellar injury in human and animal models. Neurol Res Int. 2012;2012:858929. Epub 2012 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 22530126; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3317029.
  38. Pan H, Wang H, Wang X, Zhu L, Mao L. The Absence of Nrf2 Enhances NF-κB-Dependent Inflammation following Scratch Injury in Mouse Primary Cultured Astrocytes. Mediators Inflamm. 2012;2012:217580. Epub 2012 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 22529521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3317373.
  39. Probst C, Mirzayan MJ, Mommsen P, Zeckey C, Tegeder T, Geerken L, Maegele M, Samii A, van Griensven M. Systemic inflammatory effects of traumatic brain injury, femur fracture, and shock: an experimental murine polytrauma model. Mediators Inflamm. 2012;2012:136020. Epub 2012 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 22529516; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3316998.
  40. Bouvier D, Fournier M, Dauphin JB, Amat F, Ughetto S, Labbé A, Sapin V. Serum S100B Determination in the Management of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Clin Chem. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22529109.
  41. Lecca D, Ceruti S, Fumagalli M, Abbracchio MP. Purinergic trophic signalling in glial cells: functional effects and modulation of cell proliferation, differentiation, and death. Purinergic Signal. 2012 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22528683.
  42. Stein NR, McArthur DL, Etchepare M, Vespa PM. Early Cerebral Metabolic Crisis After TBI Influences Outcome Despite Adequate Hemodynamic Resuscitation. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22528283.
  43. Giacoppo S, Bramanti P, Barresi M, Celi D, Foti Cuzzola V, Palella E, Marino S. Predictive Biomarkers of Recovery in Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22528282.
  44. Schober ME, Block B, Requena DF, Hale MA, Lane RH. Developmental traumatic brain injury decreased brain derived neurotrophic factor expression late after injury. Metab Brain Dis. 2012 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22527999.
  45. Howells T, Lewén A, Sköld MK, Ronne-Engström E, Enblad P. An evaluation of three measures of intracranial compliance in traumatic brain injury patients. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22527085.
  46. Xu T, Wang X, Cao M, Wu X, Yan Y, Fu H, Zhao W, Gong P, Ke K, Gu X. Increased expression of BAG-1 in rat brain cortex after traumatic brain injury. J Mol Histol. 2012 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22526508.
  47. Seyed Saadat SM, Bidabadi E, Seyed Saadat SN, Mashouf M, Salamat F, Yousefzadeh S. Association of persistent hyperglycemia with outcome of severe traumatic brain injury in pediatric population. Childs Nerv Syst. 2012 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22526446.
  48. Tavarez MM, Atabaki SM, Teach SJ. Acute evaluation of pediatric patients with minor traumatic brain injury. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22525719.
    49: Paiva WS, Soares MS, Amorim RL, Andrade AF, Matushita H, Teixeira MJ. Traumatic brain injury and shaken baby syndrome. Acta Med Port. 2011 Sep;24(5):805-8. Epub 2011 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 22525633.