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.


Andermahr J, Elsner A, Brings AE, Hensler T, Gerbershagen H, Jubel A. Reduced collagen degradation in polytraumas with traumatic brain injury causes enhanced osteogenesis. J Neurotrauma. 23(5):708-20. 2006.

Bulut M, Koksal O, Dogan S, Bolca N, Ozgue H, Korfali E, Ilcol YO, Parklak M. Tau protein as a serum marker of brain damage in mild traumatic brain injury: preliminary results. Adv Ther. 23(1):12-22. 2006.

Catroppa C, Anderson V. Planning, problem-solving and organizational abilities in children following traumatic brain injury: intervention techniques. Pediatr Rehabil. 2006;9(2):89-97.

Connelly JB, Chell S, Tennant A, Rigby AS, Airey CM.  Modelling 5-year functional outcome in a major traumatic injury survivor cohort. Disabil Rehabil. 30;28(10):629-36. 2006.

Davis DP, Serrano JA, Vilke GM, Sise MJ, Kennedy F, Eastman AB, Velky T, Hoyt DB. The Predictive Value of Field versus Arrival Glasgow Coma Scale Score and TRISS Calculations in Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.  J Trauma. 60(5):985-990. 2006.

Devitt R, Colantonio A., Dawson D, Teare G, Ratcliff G, Chase S.  Prediction of long-term occupational performance outcomes for adults after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.  Disabil Rehabil. 15;28(9):547-59. 2006.

Dobrossy MD, Dunnett SB. Optimising plasticity: environmental and training associated factors in transplant-mediated brain repair. Rev Neurosci. 2005;16(1):1-21. 

Furukawa M, Kinoshita K, Ebihara T, Sakurai A, Noda A, Kitahata Y, Utagawa A, Moriya T, Okuno K, Tanjoh K.  Clinical characteristics of postoperative contralateral intracranial hematoma after traumatic brain injury.  Acta Neurochir Suppl. 96:48-50. 2006.

Guilmette TJ, Kennedy ML, Weiler MD, Temple RO.  Investigation of Biases in the General Public in Evaluating Mild Head Injury Using Neuropsychological and CT Scan Results: Forensic Implications. Clin Neuropsychol. 20(2):305-14. 2006.

Hutchinson PJ, Corteen E, Czosnyka M, Mendelow AD, Menon DK, Mitchell P, Murray G, Pickard JD, Rickels E, Sahuquillo J, Servadei F, Teasdale GM, Timofeev I, Unterberg A, Kirkpatrick PJ.  Decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain injury: the randomized multicenter RESCUEicp study. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 96:17-20. 2006.

Kharatishvili I, Nissinen JP, McIntosh TK, Pitkanen A.  A model of posttraumatic epilepsy induced by lateral fluid-percussion brain injury in rats. Neuroscience. 2006. (epub ahead of print).

Langevin R.  Sexual offenses and truamatic brain injury.  Brain Cogn. 60(2):206-7. 2006.

Marmarou A, Signoretti S, Aygok G, Fatouros P, Portella G.  Traumatic brain edema in diffuse and focal injury:  cellular or vasogenic? Acta Neurochir Suppl. 96:24-9. 2006.

Mhatre M, Hensley K, Nguyen A, Grammas P.  Chronic thrombin exposure results in an increase in apolipoprotein-E levels.  J Neurosci Res. 2006. (epub ahead of print).

Park E, McKnight S, Ai J, Baker AJ. Purkinje cell vulnerability to mild and severe forebrain head trauma.  J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 65(3):226-34. 2006.

Rapoport MJ, Herrmann N, Shammi P, Kiss A, Phillips A, Feinstein A.  Outcome after traumatic brain injury sustained in older adulthood: a one-year longitudinal study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 14(5):456-65. 2006.

Shaw SE, Morris DM, Uswatte G, McKay S, Meythaler JM, Taub E.  Constraint-induced morement therapy for recovery of upper-limb function following traumatic brain injury. J Rehabil Res. 42(6):769-78. 2005.

Shore PM, Hand LL, Roy L Trivedi P, Kochanek PM, Adelson PD.  Reliability and validity of the Pediatric Intensity Level of Therapy (PILOT) scale: A measure of the use of intracranial pressure-directed therapies. Crit Care Med. 2006. (epub ahead of print).

Tamas A, Zsombok A, Farkas O, Reglodi D, Pal J, Buki A, Lengvari I, Povlishock JT, Doczi T.  Postinjury Administration of Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide (PACAP) Attenuates Traumatically Induced Axonal Injury in Rats. J Neurotrauma. 23(5):686-95. 2006.

Whyte J, Grieb-Neff P, Gantz C, Polansky M.  Measuring sustained attention after traumatic brain injury:  Differences in key findings from the sustained attention to response task (SART). Neuropsychologia. 2006. (epub ahead of print).