Ross Zafonte

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of citicoline on functional and cognitive status among patients with traumatic brain injury: Citicoline Brain Injury Treatment Trial (COBRIT)
    Ross D Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 308:1993-2000. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of sports-related concussion: a 15-year-old athlete with a concussion
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 306:79-86. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy to enhance arousal: what is known and what is not
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Boston, MA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 177:293-316. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Time to rehabilitation in the burn population: incidence of zero onset days in the UDSMR national dataset
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation Amherst, New York Daemen College, Health Care Studies Department, Amherst, New York Sumner Redstone Burn Center, Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Shriners Burns Hospital, Boston Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    J Burn Care Res 34:666-73. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the FIM instrument in the inpatient burn rehabilitation population
    Paul Gerrard
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1521-1526.e4. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of comorbidities and complications on burn injury inpatient rehabilitation outcomes
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    PM R 5:114-21. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Antispasticity medications: uses and limitations of enteral therapy
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, and the UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:S50-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of transfer from rehabilitation to acute care in burn injuries
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1596-601. 2012
  9. pmc The citicoline brain injury treatment (COBRIT) trial: design and methods
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:2207-16. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognition in patients with burn injury in the inpatient rehabilitation population
    Maulik Purohit
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA National Intrepid Center of Excellence, Intrepid Spirit One, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1342-9. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of citicoline on functional and cognitive status among patients with traumatic brain injury: Citicoline Brain Injury Treatment Trial (COBRIT)
    Ross D Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 308:1993-2000. 2012
    ..Approved for use in TBI in 59 countries, citicoline is an endogenous substance offering potential neuroprotective properties as well as facilitated neurorepair post injury...
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of sports-related concussion: a 15-year-old athlete with a concussion
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 306:79-86. 2011
    ..Using the case of Ms X, a 15-year-old otherwise healthy high school student who fell while skiing, evaluation, prognosis, and management of concussion are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy to enhance arousal: what is known and what is not
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Boston, MA, USA
    Prog Brain Res 177:293-316. 2009
    ..For now, clinicians must employ their own judgment and what has been learned from the limited literature to the care of a challenging group of persons...
  4. ncbi request reprint Time to rehabilitation in the burn population: incidence of zero onset days in the UDSMR national dataset
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation Amherst, New York Daemen College, Health Care Studies Department, Amherst, New York Sumner Redstone Burn Center, Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Shriners Burns Hospital, Boston Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    J Burn Care Res 34:666-73. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the FIM instrument in the inpatient burn rehabilitation population
    Paul Gerrard
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1521-1526.e4. 2013
    ..To provide evidence of construct validity for the FIM instrument in the inpatient rehabilitation burn population...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of comorbidities and complications on burn injury inpatient rehabilitation outcomes
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    PM R 5:114-21. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of comorbidities and complications on burn inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antispasticity medications: uses and limitations of enteral therapy
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, and the UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:S50-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of transfer from rehabilitation to acute care in burn injuries
    Jeffrey C Schneider
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1596-601. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine predictors of transfer to acute care in the inpatient burn rehabilitation population...
  9. pmc The citicoline brain injury treatment (COBRIT) trial: design and methods
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:2207-16. 2009
    ..Secondary outcomes include survival, toxicity, and rate of recovery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognition in patients with burn injury in the inpatient rehabilitation population
    Maulik Purohit
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA National Intrepid Center of Excellence, Intrepid Spirit One, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:1342-9. 2014
    ..To analyze potential cognitive impairment in patients with burn injury in the inpatient rehabilitation population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analyzing risk factors for late posttraumatic seizures: a prospective, multicenter investigation
    Jeffrey Englander
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:365-73. 2003
    ..To ascertain the natural history and to stratify risks for the development of late posttraumatic seizures in individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Participation in organized sports is positively associated with employment in adults with spinal cord injury
    Cheri Blauwet
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92:393-401. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between participation in organized sports programs and employment in adults with chronic spinal cord injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is a candidate biomarker of lower extremity bone density in men with chronic spinal cord injury
    Ashley L Doherty
    Spaulding Harvard Spinal Cord Injury SCI Model System, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 29:251-9. 2014
    ..For wheelchair users, adipose-derived adiponectin may contribute to SCI-induced osteoporosis because the osteoprotective benefits of obesity appear to require mechanical loading during ambulation...
  14. doi request reprint The surgical intensive care unit optimal mobility score predicts mortality and length of stay
    George Kasotakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1122-8. 2012
    ..To test if the surgical intensive care unit optimal mobility score predicts mortality and intensive care unit and hospital length of stay...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acute inpatient rehabilitation of 55 patients after liver transplantation
    Megan H Cortazzo
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:880-4. 2005
    ..Our objective was to examine each of these areas related to rehabilitation after liver transplantation...
  16. doi request reprint Outcomes and predictors in burn rehabilitation
    Wei Han Tan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Burn Care Res 33:110-7. 2012
    ..This research will help assess the rehabilitation potential of burn survivors and inform resource allocation...
  17. doi request reprint Zolpidem and restoration of consciousness
    John Whyte
    From the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania JW, RR Park Terrace Care Center, Rego Park Queens, New York AR Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts DK Brain Injury Program, Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts DK JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Center for Head Injuries, Edison, New Jersey KK Crawford Research Institute and Brain Injury Program, Shepherd Center, Atlanta, Georgia RS Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, New York, New York BG Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts RZ On With Life, Ankeny, Iowa DD Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham RB and Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Louisville, Kentucky DK
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:101-13. 2014
    ..The authors aimed to determine the frequency of this phenomenon and whether it can be predicted from demographic and clinical variables...
  18. doi request reprint Targeted therapies using electrical and magnetic neural stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain in spinal cord injury
    Ingrid Moreno-Duarte
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, USA Spaulding Harvard Spinal Cord Injury Model System, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuroimage 85:1003-13. 2014
    ..To date, few, small clinical trials have assessed the effects of invasive and noninvasive nervous system stimulation on pain after SCI...
  19. doi request reprint Exercise to enhance neurocognitive function after traumatic brain injury
    David Fogelman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    PM R 4:908-13. 2012
    ..A key principle is the factor of timing of the initiation of exercise after mild traumatic brain injury, balancing potentially favorable and detrimental effects on recovery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute care management of post-TBI spasticity
    Ross Zafonte
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 201 Kaufman Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 19:89-100. 2004
    ..We propose to use a case example to emphasize key clinic points in the management of spasticity in the acute care setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Combination of transcranial direct current stimulation and methylphenidate in subacute stroke
    Qing Mei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States
    Neurosci Lett 569:6-11. 2014
    ..Our preliminary data with nine subjects shows an interesting dissociation between motor function improvement and lack of motor corticospinal plasticity changes as indexed by transcranial magnetic stimulation in subacute stroke subjects. ..
  22. pmc Increased gray matter diffusion anisotropy in patients with persistent post-concussive symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
    Sylvain Bouix
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e66205. 2013
    ..In addition, the individualized analysis shows promise for enhancing the clinical care of PPCS patients as it could play a role in the diagnosis of brain injury not revealed using conventional imaging...
  23. doi request reprint Noninvasive brain stimulation to modulate neuroplasticity in traumatic brain injury
    Mauricio Fernando Villamar
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Neuromodulation 15:326-38. 2012
    ..To review the use of noninvasive brain stimulation (NBS) as a therapeutic tool to enhance neuroplasticity following traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  24. doi request reprint Building a research program in physical medicine and rehabilitation
    Michael L Boninger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:659-66. 2009
    ..Together with case examples presented in the accompanying article, it is hoped that these articles can help chairs and deans who are attempting to improve medical rehabilitation research efforts at their schools...
  25. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic bilateral facial palsy: a case report and literature review
    Ji Li
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Inj 18:315-20. 2004
    ..When the temporal bone is fractured, high suspicion for facial nerve injury, either unilateral or bilateral, is warranted...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnographic analysis of traumatic brain injury patients in the national Model Systems database
    Derek M Burnett
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:263-7. 2003
    ..To compare demographics, injury characteristics, therapy service and intensity, and outcome in minority versus nonminority patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...