Recent Articles of Note


Bennett Colomer C, Solari Vergara F, Tapia Perez F, Miranda Vasquez F, Horlacher Kunstmann A, Parra Fierro G, Salazar Zenkovich C. Delayed Intracranial Hypertension and Cerebral Edema in Severe Pediatric Head Injury: Risk Factor Analysis. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:  23571484.

Ponsford J, Spitz G, Cromarty F, Gifford D, Attwood D. Costs of care following traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2013 Apr 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23570260.

Yeoh S, Bell ED, Monson KL. Distribution of Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Primary Blast Injury. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Apr 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23568152.

Kruer RM, Harris LH, Goodwin H, Kornbluth J, Thomas KP, Slater LA, Haut ER. Changing trends in the use of seizure prophylaxis after traumatic brain injury: A shift from phenytoin to levetiracetam. J Crit Care. 2013 Apr 5. doi:pii:  S0883-9441(12)00489-3. 10.1016/j.jcrc.2012.11.020. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23566730.

Collie A, Prang KH. Patterns of healthcare service utilisation following severe traumatic brain injury: An idiographic analysis of injury compensation claims data. Injury. 2013 Apr 5. doi:pii: S0020-1383(13)00129-0.  10.1016/j.injury.2013.03.006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23566704.

Gurkoff GG, Feng JF, Ken CV, Izadi A, Ghiasvand R, Shahlaie K, Song M, Lowe DA, Zhou J, Lyeth BG. NAAG Peptidase Inhibitor Improves Motor Function and Reduces Cognitive Dysfunction in a Model of TBI with Secondary Hypoxia. Brain Res. 2013 Apr 3. doi:pii: S0006-8993(13)00465-4. 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.03.043.  [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23562458.

Hirose T, Shiozaki T, Shimizu K, Mouri T, Noguchi K, Ohnishi M, Shimazu T.The effect of electrical muscle stimulation on the prevention of disuse muscle atrophy in patients with consciousness disturbance in the intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2013 Apr 2. doi:pii: S0883-9441(13)00053-1. 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.02.010. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23561945.

Wang K, Xue Y, Chen X, Zhou B, Lou M. Uncorrected traumatic coagulopathy is associated with severe brain swelling during decompressive surgery to evacuate a supratentorial intradural mass lesion in patients with traumatic brain injury. Neurol Res. 2013 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23561830.

Jeter CB, Hergenroeder GW, Ward NH 3rd, Moore AN, Dash PK. Human MildTraumatic Brain Injury Decreases Circulating Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Their Metabolite Levels. J Neurotrauma. 2013 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560894.

Kuczynski A, Crawford S, Bodell L, Dewey D, Barlow KM. Characteristics of post-traumatic headaches in children following mild traumatic brain injury and their response to treatment: a prospective cohort. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12152. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560811.

Mack KJ. How can we help children after mild traumatic brain injury? Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12145. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560778.

Aslaksen PM, Orbo M, Elvestad R, Schäfer C, Anke A. Prediction of on-road driving ability after traumatic brain injury and stroke. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/ene.12172. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560568.

Devos H, Hawley CA. Screening tools for fitness to drive after traumatic brain injury and stroke. Eur J Neurol. 2013 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/ene.12168. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560549.

Pastore V, Colombo K, Villa F, Galbiati S, Adduci A, Poggi G, Massimino M, Recla M, Liscio M, Strazzer S. Psychological and adjustment problems due toacquired brain lesions in pre-school-aged patients. Brain Inj. 2013 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23560501.

Kim JY, Yenari MA. The immune modulating properties of the heat shock proteins after brain injury. Anat Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;46(1):1-7. doi:10.5115/acb.2013.46.1.1. Epub 2013 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 23560231; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3615608. 

Shim SY, Kim HS. Oxidative stress and the antioxidant enzyme system in the developing brain. Korean J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;56(3):107-11. doi:10.3345/kjp.2013.56.3.107. Epub 2013 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 23559971; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3611043.

Sabati M, Zhan J, Govind V, Arheart KL, Maudsley AA. Impact of reduced k-space acquisition on pathologic detectability for volumetric MR spectroscopic imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Apr 4. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24130. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23559504.

Dekosky ST, Blennow K, Ikonomovic MD, Gandy S. Acute and chronic traumatic encephalopathies: pathogenesis and biomarkers. Nat Rev Neurol. 2013 Apr;9(4):192-200. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2013.36. PubMed PMID: 23558985.

Bergman K, Given B, Fabiano R, Schutte D, von Eye A, Davidson S. Symptoms Associated With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion: The Role of Bother. J Neurosci Nurs. 2013 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23558978.

Arenth PM, Russell KC, Scanlon JM, Kessler LJ, Ricker JH. Corpus CallosumIntegrity and Neuropsychological Performance After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23558829.

Avesani R, Roncari L, Khansefid M, Formisano R, Boldrini P, Zampolini M, Ferro S, De Tanti A, Dambruoso F. The Italian National Registry of severe acquired brain injury: epidemiological, clinical and functional data of 1469 patients. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23558700.

Bilgin S, Kose N, Karakaya J, Mut M. Traumatic brain injury shows better functional recovery than brain tumor: a rehabilitative perspective. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23558698.

Mercier E, Boutin A, Lauzier F, Fergusson DA, Simard JF, Zarychanski R, Moore L, McIntyre LA, Archambault P, Lamontagne F, Légaré F, Randell E, Nadeau L, Rousseau F, Turgeon AF. Predictive value of S-100β protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2013 Apr 4;346:f1757. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f1757. PubMed PMID: 23558282.

Ansari MA, Roberts KN, Scheff S. Dose and time dependent neuroprotective effects of Pycnogenol following traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2013 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23557184.

Ekmark-Lewén S, Flygt J, Kiwanuka O, Meyerson BJ, Lewén A, Hillered L, Marklund N. Traumatic axonal injury in the mouse is accompanied by a dynamic inflammatory response, astroglial reactivity and complex behavioral changes. J Neuroinflammation. 2013 Apr 4;10(1):44. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23557178.

Kim N, Branch CA, Kim M, Lipton ML. Whole brain approaches for identification of microstructural abnormalities in individual patients: comparison of techniques applied to mild traumatic brain injury. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59382. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059382. Epub 2013 Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 23555665; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3608654.

Logan TT, Villapol S, Symes AJ. TGF-β Superfamily Gene Expression and Induction of the Runx1 Transcription Factor in Adult Neurogenic Regions afterBrain Injury. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59250. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059250. Epub 2013 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 23555640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3605457.

Cusimano MD, Cho N, Amin K, Shirazi M, McFaull SR, Do MT, Wong MC, Russell K.  Mechanisms of team-sport-related brain injuries in children 5 to 19 years old: opportunities for prevention. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58868. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058868. Epub 2013 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 23555602; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC3610710.

Ahmad A, Crupi R, Campolo M, Genovese T, Esposito E, Cuzzocrea S. Absence of TLR4 Reduces Neurovascular Unit and Secondary Inflammatory Process after Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e57208. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057208. Epub 2013 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 23555560; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3610903.

Bachstetter AD, Rowe RK, Kaneko M, Goulding D, Lifshitz J, Van Eldik LJ. The p38α MAPK Regulates Microglial Responsiveness to Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 3;33(14):6143-53. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5399-12.2013. PubMed PMID: 23554495.

Cua RC, Lau LW, Keough MB, Midha R, Apte SS, Yong VW. Overcoming neurite-inhibitory chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in the astrocyte matrix. Glia. 2013 Mar 28:NA. doi: 10.1002/glia.22489. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23554135.

Mondello S, Buki A, Italiano D, Jeromin A. α-Synuclein in CSF of  with severe traumatic brain injury. Neurology. 2013 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23553480.

Hocker S, Anderson HL, McMahon KE, Wijdicks EF. Do Survivors of Acute Neurologic Injury Remember Their Stay in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit? Neurocrit Care. 2013 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23553251.

Anderson V, Beauchamp MH, Yeates KO, Crossley L, Hearps SJ, Catroppa C.  Social Competence at 6 Months Following Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury. J Int  Neuropsychol Soc. 2013 Apr 3:1-12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23552444.

Stevens LF, Perrin PB, Gulin S, Rogers H, Villaseñor Cabrera T, Jiménez-Maldonado M, Arango-Lasprilla JC. Examining the Influence of Three Types of Social Support on the Mental Health of Mexican Caregivers of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23552337.

Olsen AB, Hetz RA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Bhattarai D, Johnson E, Bedi S, Cox CS Jr, Uray K. Effects of traumatic brain injury on intestinal contractility. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Apr 2. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12121. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23551971.

Cao P, Liang Y, Gao X, Zhao MG, Liang GB. Administration of MS-275 Improves Cognitive Performance and Reduces Cell Death Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats. CNS Neurosci Ther. 2013 Mar 29. doi: 10.1111/cns.12082. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23551690.

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC). External causes of traumatic brain injury, 2000-2011. MSMR. 2013 Mar;20(3):9-14. PubMed PMID: 23550928. 

Kim H, Colantonio A, Dawson DR, Bayley MT. Community integration outcomes after traum atic brain injury due to physical assault. Can J Occup Ther. 2013 Feb;80(1):49-58. PubMed PMID: 23550497.

Anderson GD, Peterson TC, Farin FM, Bammler TK, Beyer RP, Kantor ED, Hoane MR. The effect of nicotinamide on gene expression in a traumatic brain injury model. Front Neurosci. 2013;7:21. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00021. Epub 2013 Feb26. PubMed PMID: 23550224; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3581799.

Okyere-Dede EK, Nkalakata MC, Nkomo T, Hadley GP, Madiba TE. Paediatric head injuries in the Kwazulu-Natal Province of South Africa: a developing country perspective. Trop Doct. 2013 Jan;43(1):1-4. doi: 10.1177/0049475513480490. PubMed PMID: 23550196.