Dennis J Zgaljardic
Affiliation: Transitional Learning Center
- 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...
- Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB): Performance in a sample of patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injuryDennis J Zgaljardic
Transitional Learning Center, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
Appl Neuropsychol 17:283-8. 2010..g., aphasia), demonstrating its relative sensitivity in this patient population. A comparison between the current study sample and a related clinical sample from the NAB standardization data is discussed...
- Ecological validity of the screening module and the Daily Living tests of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery using the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4 in postacute brain injury rehabilitationDennis J Zgaljardic
Department of Neuropsychology, Transitional Learning Center, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
Rehabil Psychol 56:359-65. 2011....
- An examination of executive dysfunction associated with frontostriatal circuitry in Parkinson's diseaseDennis J Zgaljardic
Center for Neurosciences, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, North Shore Long Island Jewish Research Institute, Manhasset, NY, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1127-44. 2006..In conclusion, our findings suggest that nondemented patients with PD exhibit greater impairment on neuropsychological measures associated with DLPFC than with ACC or OFC circuit function...
- Relationship between self-reported apathy and executive dysfunction in nondemented patients with Parkinson diseaseDennis J Zgaljardic
Transitional Learning Center at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Cogn Behav Neurol 20:184-92. 2007..The prevalence of apathy was assessed across select cognitive and psychiatric variables in 32 nondemented patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and 29 demographically matched healthy control participants...
- Reliability and validity of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery-Screening Module (NAB-SM) in a sample of patients with moderate-to-severe acquired brain injuryDennis J Zgaljardic
Transitional Learning Center, Department of Neuropsychology, Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
Appl Neuropsychol 17:27-36. 2010..Our findings provide preliminary support for the reliability and validity of the NAB-SM in a sample of patients with moderate-to-severe brain injury...
- 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...
- 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...
- Neuropsychological and physiological correlates of fatigue following traumatic brain injuryDennis J Zgaljardic
Transitional Learning Center, Galveston, TX, USA and
Brain Inj 28:389-97. 2014..Distinguishing central from peripheral fatigue is helpful in this regard. Potential therapeutic strategies and pharmacological agents to help alleviate fatigue in this patient population are discussed. ..
- Naming Test of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery: reliability and validity in a sample of patients with acquired brain injuryDennis J Zgaljardic
Department of Neuropsychology, Transitional Learning Center, Galveston, TX, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:859-65. 2013..The current study provides independent validation supporting the utility of the NAB Naming Test for patients with acquired brain injury...
- Neuroimaging of Parkinson's disease and atypical parkinsonismDennis J Zgaljardic
Center for Neurosciences, North Shore Long Island Jewish Research Institute, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:284-9. 2004..This paper reviews recent developments in the application of neuroimaging to the assessment of PD and related APS...
- A review of the cognitive and behavioral sequelae of Parkinson's disease: relationship to frontostriatal circuitryDennis J Zgaljardic
Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
Cogn Behav Neurol 16:193-210. 2003..It has been suggested that these same circuits are disrupted in Parkinson's disease and may be responsible for the frontal/executive deficits predominantly reported in this patient population...
- Posed prosodic emotional expression in unilateral stroke patients: recovery, lesion location, and emotional perceptionLuba Nakhutina
Department of Psychology, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Room NSB 318, 65 30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York, NY 11367, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:1-13. 2006..Finally, no significant relationships were found between participant performance on prosodic emotional perception and expression tasks at either testing time, suggesting that these two processing modes are relatively independent...
- Emotional perception in unilateral stroke patients: recovery, test stability, and interchannel relationshipsDennis J Zgaljardic
Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Flushing 11367, USA
Appl Neuropsychol 9:159-72. 2002..Significant relationships were more frequent for the facial versus prosodic channel than for the lexical versus the 2 nonverbal channels, suggesting that facial and prosodic perception may subserve a general emotional processor...