Robert C Cantu

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A retrospective clinical analysis of moderate to severe athletic concussions
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, 131 ORNAC, Suite 820 Concord, MA 01742, USA
    PM R 2:1088-93. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Return to play after cervical spine injury in sports
    Robert C Cantu
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Sports Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:14-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Considerations for return-to-play and retirement decisions after concussion
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, 131 ORNAC, Suite 820, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    PM R 3:S440-4. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic spine injuries in American football, 1977-2001
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:358-62; discussion 362-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent athletic head injury: risks and when to retire
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, 133 Ormac, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Clin Sports Med 22:593-603, x. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Athletic head injury
    Robert C Cantu
    National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, John Cuming Building, Suite 820, 131 ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 2:117-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain injury-related fatalities in American football, 1945-1999
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts 01742, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:846-52; discussion 852-3. 2003
  8. pmc Second-impact syndrome and a small subdural hematoma: an uncommon catastrophic result of repetitive head injury with a characteristic imaging appearance
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University Medical Center, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1557-64. 2010
  9. pmc Helmets and mouth guards: the role of personal equipment in preventing sport-related concussions
    Daniel H Daneshvar
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, 72 East Concord Street, B7800, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:145-63, x. 2011
  10. pmc The epidemiology of sport-related concussion
    Daniel H Daneshvar
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, 72 East Concord Street, B7800, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:1-17, vii. 2011

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint A retrospective clinical analysis of moderate to severe athletic concussions
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, 131 ORNAC, Suite 820 Concord, MA 01742, USA
    PM R 2:1088-93. 2010
    ..To investigate differences in clinical outcomes on the basis of gender and age after a moderate or severe concussion in a cohort of physically active subjects examined by a single clinician...
  2. doi request reprint Return to play after cervical spine injury in sports
    Robert C Cantu
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Sports Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:14-7. 2013
    ..The following review discusses the pathophysiology of these conditions and suggests guidelines for return to contact sports after traumatic cervical SCI...
  3. doi request reprint Considerations for return-to-play and retirement decisions after concussion
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, 131 ORNAC, Suite 820, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    PM R 3:S440-4. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic spine injuries in American football, 1977-2001
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:358-62; discussion 362-3. 2003
    ..This study looks at the 25-year (1977-2001) experience with catastrophic neck injuries and examines not only the incidence but also the cause of injury and variables that have either increased or decreased these injuries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent athletic head injury: risks and when to retire
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, 133 Ormac, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Clin Sports Med 22:593-603, x. 2003
    ..A signs-and-symptoms checklist for use in concussion evaluation and management is included. Finally, the topic of when to retire after repeated athletic head injuries is discussed and illustrated with a case study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Athletic head injury
    Robert C Cantu
    National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, John Cuming Building, Suite 820, 131 ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 2:117-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain injury-related fatalities in American football, 1945-1999
    Robert C Cantu
    Neurosurgery Service, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts 01742, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:846-52; discussion 852-3. 2003
    ....
  8. pmc Second-impact syndrome and a small subdural hematoma: an uncommon catastrophic result of repetitive head injury with a characteristic imaging appearance
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University Medical Center, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1557-64. 2010
    ..In addition, the imaging similarities between our patients and those with non-accidental head trauma (shaken-baby syndrome) will be discussed...
  9. pmc Helmets and mouth guards: the role of personal equipment in preventing sport-related concussions
    Daniel H Daneshvar
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, 72 East Concord Street, B7800, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:145-63, x. 2011
    ..Improving coach and player education about proper concussion management, encouraging neck-strengthening exercises, and minimizing high-risk impacts may reduce concussions in sports...
  10. pmc The epidemiology of sport-related concussion
    Daniel H Daneshvar
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, 72 East Concord Street, B7800, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:1-17, vii. 2011
    ..With this knowledge can come improved techniques and rule changes to minimize the rate and severity of concussions in sports. This article identifies the factors that affect concussion rate...
  11. doi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: neurodegeneration following repetitive concussive and subconcussive brain trauma
    Christine M Baugh
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 6:244-54. 2012
    ..This review examines research to date and suggests future directions worthy of exploration...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical appraisal of chronic traumatic encephalopathy: current perspectives and future directions
    Brandon E Gavett
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:525-31. 2011
    ..This review provides an update on recent literature pertaining to clinically relevant procedures that--presently or in the future--may be useful for the in-vivo detection, characterization, and/or prediction of CTE...
  13. pmc Profile of self-reported problems with executive functioning in college and professional football players
    Daniel R Seichepine
    Boston University Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:1299-304. 2013
    ..The findings are in accord with a growing body of evidence that participation in football is associated with the development of cognitive changes and dementia as observed in CTE...
  14. pmc Long-term consequences: effects on normal development profile after concussion
    Daniel H Daneshvar
    Department of Neurology, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston 02118, MA, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 22:683-700, ix. 2011
    ..Effective diagnoses, treatments, and education plans are required to reduce the future burden and incidence of long-term effects of head injuries...
  15. doi request reprint Boxing-related head injuries
    Mayur Jayarao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 38:18-26. 2010
    ..In this article, we identify the clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, and management of boxing-related head injuries, and discuss preventive strategies to reduce head injuries sustained by boxers...
  16. pmc Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in athletes: progressive tauopathy after repetitive head injury
    Ann C McKee
    Department of Neurology, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 68:709-35. 2009
    ..Deposition of beta-amyloid, most commonly as diffuse plaques, occurs in fewer than half the cases. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a neuropathologically distinct slowly progressive tauopathy with a clear environmental etiology...
  17. doi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
    Juneyoung Yi
    Department of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:28-32. 2013
    ..The involvement of excitotoxic amino acids and abnormal microglial activation remain speculative. Early identification and prevention of this disease by reducing repeated blows to the head has become a critical focus of current research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the National Football League
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:223-5. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Athletic concussion: current understanding as of 2007
    Robert C Cantu
    Department of Surgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:963-4. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Subdural hematomas in boxing: the spectrum of consequences
    Vincent J Miele
    Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9183, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 21:E10. 2006
    ..One boxer died within 48 hours of her injury and at least two suffered permanent neurological deficits. In a third, dementia pugilistica was diagnosed 40 years later, and the man died while institutionalized...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recurrent concussion and risk of depression in retired professional football players
    Kevin M Guskiewicz
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8700, and Neuroscience Center, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:903-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate the association between prior head injury and the likelihood of being diagnosed with clinical depression among retired professional football players with prior head injury exposure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rugby union injuries to the cervical spine and spinal cord
    Kenneth L Quarrie
    New Zealand Rugby Football Union, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sports Med 32:633-53. 2002
    ..Research into the long-term effects of participation in rugby on the integrity of the spinal column is warranted...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cumulative effects of concussion in high school athletes
    Michael W Collins
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3200 S Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:1175-9; discussion 1180-1. 2002
    ..The current study was conducted to investigate the relationship between concussion history in high school athletes and the on-field presentation of symptoms after subsequent concussion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Return to play following sports-related mild traumatic brain injury: the role for neuropsychology
    Ruben J Echemendia
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 10:48-55. 2003
    ..It is argued that neuropsychology has a unique, but not exclusive, role in the decision making process. Implications for future research are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cumulative effects associated with recurrent concussion in collegiate football players: the NCAA Concussion Study
    Kevin M Guskiewicz
    Departments of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    JAMA 290:2549-55. 2003
    ..Approximately 300 000 sport-related concussions occur annually in the United States, and the likelihood of serious sequelae may increase with repeated head injury...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acute effects and recovery time following concussion in collegiate football players: the NCAA Concussion Study
    Michael McCrea
    Neuroscience Center, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, Wis 53188, USA
    JAMA 290:2556-63. 2003
    ..Lack of empirical data on recovery time following sport-related concussion hampers clinical decision making about return to play after injury...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recommendations on management of sport-related concussion: summary of the National Athletic Trainers' Association position statement
    Kevin M Guskiewicz
    Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:891-5; discussion 896. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Current thinking: return to play and transient quadriplegia
    Robert V Cantu
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03755, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 4:27-32. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between recurrent concussion and late-life cognitive impairment in retired professional football players
    Kevin M Guskiewicz
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 8700, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:719-26; discussion 719-26. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic cervical spine injuries in high school and college football players
    Barry P Boden
    The Orthopaedic Center, 9711 Medical Center Dr, 201, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1223-32. 2006
    ..Catastrophic cervical spine injuries in football are rare but tragic events...
  31. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic head injuries in high school and college football players
    Barry P Boden
    The Orthopaedic Center, 9711 Medical Center Dr, 201, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1075-81. 2007
    ..Catastrophic head injuries in football are rare but tragic events...
  32. ncbi request reprint Expert opinion and controversies in sports and musculoskeletal medicine: concussion in the young athlete
    Christopher J Standaert
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1077-9. 2007
    ..Delivery of care and decisions on return to play need to be based on an individual assessment of the affected athlete...
  33. ncbi request reprint Concussion
    Robert C Cantu
    N Engl J Med 356:1787; author reply 1789. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint No evidence of impaired neurocognitive performance in collegiate soccer players
    Kevin M Guskiewicz
    Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 8700, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:157-62. 2002
    ..Neither participation in soccer nor a history of soccer-related concussions was associated with impaired performance of neurocognitive function in high-level United States soccer players...