M H Heitger

Summary

Affiliation: Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Saccade sequences as markers for cerebral dysfunction following mild closed head injury
    M H Heitger
    Christchurch Movement Disorders and Brain Research Group, Department of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prog Brain Res 140:433-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Eye movement and visuomotor arm movement deficits following mild closed head injury
    Marcus H Heitger
    Christchurch Brain Research Group, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain 127:575-90. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of mild closed head injury on involuntary saccadic adaptation: evidence for the preservation of implicit motor learning
    Marcus H Heitger
    Christchurch Brain Research Group, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain Inj 19:109-17. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor deficits and recovery during the first year following mild closed head injury
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain Inj 20:807-24. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild head injury--a close relationship between motor function at 1 week post-injury and overall recovery at 3 and 6 months
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Neurol Sci 253:34-47. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Recovery in the first year after mild head injury: divergence of symptom status and self-perceived quality of life
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Rehabil Med 39:612-21. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Impaired eye movements in post-concussion syndrome indicate suboptimal brain function beyond the influence of depression, malingering or intellectual ability
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, 66 Stewart Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    Brain 132:2850-70. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Saccade sequences as markers for cerebral dysfunction following mild closed head injury
    M H Heitger
    Christchurch Movement Disorders and Brain Research Group, Department of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prog Brain Res 140:433-48. 2002
    ..No deficits were seen in temporal accuracy (timing and rhythm). These results suggest that computerized tests of saccade sequences can provide sensitive markers of cerebral dysfunction after mild CHI...
  2. ncbi request reprint Eye movement and visuomotor arm movement deficits following mild closed head injury
    Marcus H Heitger
    Christchurch Brain Research Group, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain 127:575-90. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, this study is the first to demonstrate the presence of oculomotor or visuomotor deficits following mild CHI...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of mild closed head injury on involuntary saccadic adaptation: evidence for the preservation of implicit motor learning
    Marcus H Heitger
    Christchurch Brain Research Group, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain Inj 19:109-17. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor deficits and recovery during the first year following mild closed head injury
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Brain Inj 20:807-24. 2006
    ..This study examined motor impairments over 1 year following mild closed head injury (CHI). It is the first study to serially assess long-term oculomotor and upper-limb visuomotor function following mild head trauma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild head injury--a close relationship between motor function at 1 week post-injury and overall recovery at 3 and 6 months
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Neurol Sci 253:34-47. 2007
    ..Such assessment may assist in the better targeting of early health care intervention and help decrease head-trauma-related morbidity and rehabilitation costs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recovery in the first year after mild head injury: divergence of symptom status and self-perceived quality of life
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Rehabil Med 39:612-21. 2007
    ..To examine self-perceived health status during the first year following mild closed head injury...
  7. doi request reprint Impaired eye movements in post-concussion syndrome indicate suboptimal brain function beyond the influence of depression, malingering or intellectual ability
    Marcus H Heitger
    Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson s and Brain Research, 66 Stewart Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    Brain 132:2850-70. 2009
    ..Measurement of oculomotor function may be of value in PCS cases with a high symptom load but an otherwise unremarkable assessment profile. Routine oculomotor testing should be feasible in centres with existing access to this technology...