Brent E Masel
Affiliation: Transitional Learning Center
- Excessive daytime sleepiness in adults with brain injuriesB E Masel
Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1526-32. 2001....
- Rehabilitation and hypopituitarism after traumatic brain injuryBrent E Masel
Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, 1528 Post Office Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Growth Horm IGF Res 14:S108-13. 2004..Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 86 (2001) 2752]. Survivors of brain injury should be screened for such deficiencies so that replacement therapy can be initiated to optimize rehabilitation and outcome...
- Traumatic brain injury induced hypopituitarism: the need and hope of rehabilitationBrent E Masel
Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Pituitary 8:263-6. 2005..As many symptoms ascribed to a TBI are similar to the symptoms of hypopituitarism, it is possible that treatment of these deficiencies will improve functioning and the quality of life for survivors of traumatic brain injuries...
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for traumatic brain injury: still an enigmaBrent E Masel
Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1519-21. 2011..In this commentary, the science and research studies behind HBOT for TBI are reviewed, hopefully leaving the reader with an adequate knowledge base to answer a patient or family's inquiries as to the usefulness of HBOT for TBI...
- Traumatic brain injury: a disease process, not an eventBrent E Masel
Department of Neurology, Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, The Moody Center for Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Mission Connect, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
J Neurotrauma 27:1529-40. 2010....
- What are critical outcome measures for patients receiving pituitary replacement following brain injury?Sorin G Beca
Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Division, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1188, USA
Pituitary 15:10-9. 2012..We summarize the studies conducted to assess outcome measures after brain injury and also report preliminary findings for improvements in cognition and physical function in subjects with brain injury and GH deficiency...
- Serum IGF-1 concentrations in a sample of patients with traumatic brain injury as a diagnostic marker of growth hormone secretory response to glucagon stimulation testingDennis J Zgaljardic
Department of Neuropsychology, Transitional Learning Center, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:365-9. 2011..We report in this study our experience using the glucagon stimulation test (GST) in assessing GHD in adult patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) as it relates to baseline serum insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) concentrations...
- Galveston Brain Injury Conference 2010: clinical and experimental aspects of blast injuryBrent E Masel
Transitional Learning Center, Galveston, Texas, USA
J Neurotrauma 29:2143-71. 2012....
- Endurance training and cardiorespiratory conditioning after traumatic brain injuryKurt A Mossberg
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 25:173-83. 2010..To examine the importance of cardiorespiratory conditioning after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and provide recommendations for patients recovering from TBI...
- Pathway analysis reveals common pro-survival mechanisms of metyrapone and carbenoxolone after traumatic brain injuryHelen L Hellmich
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e53230. 2013....
- Balint's syndrome and post-acute brain injury rehabilitation: a case reportDennis J Zgaljardic
Department of Neuropsychology, Transitional Learning Center, 1528 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Brain Inj 25:909-17. 2011..Conclusions: Neuropsychological test improvements were noted on tasks that assess visuospatial functioning, although most gains were noted for functional and physical abilities...
- Effect of recombinant growth hormone replacement in a growth hormone deficient subject recovering from mild traumatic brain injury: A case reportVinita Bhagia
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Brain Inj 24:560-7. 2010..To assess the effects of growth hormone (GH) replacement in an individual who sustained mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) as an adult and was found to have GH deficiency by glucagon stimulation testing...
- Aerobic capacity and growth hormone deficiency after traumatic brain injuryKurt A Mossberg
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1144, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2581-7. 2008..GH deficiency occurs in approximately 20% of all individuals who suffer from a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury...
- Cognitive impairment in patients with traumatic brain injury and obstructive sleep apneaMark C Wilde
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1284-8. 2007..To examine the impact of comorbid obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the cognitive functioning of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients...
- Prevalence and consequences of sleep disorders in traumatic brain injuryRichard J Castriotta
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Clin Sleep Med 3:349-56. 2007..Determine prevalence and consequences of sleepiness and sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...