contusions

Summary

Summary: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI in blunt chest trauma: differentiating cardiac contusion from acute peri-traumatic myocardial infarction
    Sam Southam
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico HSC, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 21:176-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Muscle contusion injuries: current treatment options
    J M Beiner
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 9:227-37. 2001
  3. ncbi Sports-related muscle injury in the lower extremity
    Derek R Armfield
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Sports Med 25:803-42. 2006
  4. ncbi Injury risk of playing football in Futsal World Cups
    Astrid Junge
    Schulthess Klinik, FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Center, Fédération Internationale de Football Association, Lengghalde 2, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 44:1089-92. 2010
  5. ncbi Craniofacial injuries from slip, trip, and fall accidents of children
    Li Tung Chang
    Department of Childhood Education and Nursery, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 63:70-4. 2007
  6. ncbi Bruising characteristics discriminating physical child abuse from accidental trauma
    Mary Clyde Pierce
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 60614 3363, USA
    Pediatrics 125:67-74. 2010
  7. ncbi Can color inhomogeneity of bruises be used to establish their age?
    Barbara Stam
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biophotonics 4:759-67. 2011
  8. pmc Are there patterns of bruising in childhood which are diagnostic or suggestive of abuse? A systematic review
    S Maguire
    Department of Child Health, Cardiff University, Wales College of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:182-6. 2005
  9. pmc Spatio-temporal progression of grey and white matter damage following contusion injury in rat spinal cord
    C Joakim Ek
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12021. 2010
  10. pmc A scoring system for bruise patterns: a tool for identifying abuse
    F D Dunstan
    Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales CF64 2XX, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:330-3. 2002

Detail Information

Publications240 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI in blunt chest trauma: differentiating cardiac contusion from acute peri-traumatic myocardial infarction
    Sam Southam
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico HSC, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 21:176-8. 2006
    Blunt cardiac trauma most commonly manifests as a myocardial contusion. These contusions can cause cardiac enzyme leaks, electrocardiographic abnormalities, and cardiac contractile dysfunction making it difficult to differentiate a ..
  2. ncbi Muscle contusion injuries: current treatment options
    J M Beiner
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 9:227-37. 2001
    ..Although controlled clinical studies are scarce, animal research into muscle contusions has allowed the description of the natural healing process, which involves a complex balance between muscle ..
  3. ncbi Sports-related muscle injury in the lower extremity
    Derek R Armfield
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Sports Med 25:803-42. 2006
  4. ncbi Injury risk of playing football in Futsal World Cups
    Astrid Junge
    Schulthess Klinik, FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Center, Fédération Internationale de Football Association, Lengghalde 2, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 44:1089-92. 2010
    ..While injuries in football (soccer) have been the subject of numerous publications, little information is available about the injury risk in futsal...
  5. ncbi Craniofacial injuries from slip, trip, and fall accidents of children
    Li Tung Chang
    Department of Childhood Education and Nursery, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 63:70-4. 2007
    ..We retrospectively surveyed our experience with pediatric craniofacial injuries and investigated the distributions of wound type and injury site, severity, and mechanism...
  6. ncbi Bruising characteristics discriminating physical child abuse from accidental trauma
    Mary Clyde Pierce
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 60614 3363, USA
    Pediatrics 125:67-74. 2010
    ..Our objective was to conduct a pilot study to identify discriminating bruising characteristics and to model those findings into a decision tool for screening children at high risk for abuse...
  7. ncbi Can color inhomogeneity of bruises be used to establish their age?
    Barbara Stam
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biophotonics 4:759-67. 2011
    ..We expect that future age determination of bruises by the inverse procedure described here, possibly also including the distribution of concentrations in the areas will open up a new phase in clinical bruise classification...
  8. pmc Are there patterns of bruising in childhood which are diagnostic or suggestive of abuse? A systematic review
    S Maguire
    Department of Child Health, Cardiff University, Wales College of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:182-6. 2005
    ..To investigate what patterns of bruising are diagnostic or suggestive of child abuse by means of a systematic review...
  9. pmc Spatio-temporal progression of grey and white matter damage following contusion injury in rat spinal cord
    C Joakim Ek
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12021. 2010
    ..The low variance of the impactor and the comprehensive assessment methods described in this paper provide an improved basis on which the effects of potential treatment regimes for spinal cord injury can be assessed...
  10. pmc A scoring system for bruise patterns: a tool for identifying abuse
    F D Dunstan
    Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales CF64 2XX, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:330-3. 2002
    ..To determine whether abused and non-abused children differ in the extent and pattern of bruising, and whether any differences which exist are sufficiently great to develop a score to assist in the diagnosis of abuse...
  11. ncbi Who slapped that child?
    Karyn Patno
    Hasbro Children s Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:298-300. 2008
    ..This case report illustrates the successful use of digital photography to help identify the perpetrator of an inflicted slap mark...
  12. ncbi Regenerated rat skeletal muscle after periodic contusions
    V B Minamoto
    , Unidade de Plasticidade Muscular, Departamento de Fisioterapia, , , SP, Brazil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 34:1447-52. 2001
    ..muscle fiber types of long-term regenerated rat tibialis anterior (TA) muscle previously submitted to periodic contusions. Animals received eight consecutive traumas: one trauma per week, for eight weeks, and were evaluated one (N = 8)..
  13. ncbi Efficacy of methylprednisolone therapy for the injured rat spinal cord
    Alexander G Rabchevsky
    Sanders Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    J Neurosci Res 68:7-18. 2002
    ..Equally important, our results caution the use of lesion volume dimensions or percent tissue sparing at the epicenter as indicators of therapeutic efficacy because neither reflects the actual amount of tissue sparing...
  14. ncbi Blunt cardiac contusions
    Melissa Mascaro
    Department of Sports Medicine, St Francis Hospital, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Sports Med 32:267-71. 2013
    This article is meant to provide physicians with a working definition of blunt cardiac contusions as well as mechanism of injury for blunt cardiac contusions and the differential diagnoses...
  15. pmc Axonal thinning and extensive remyelination without chronic demyelination in spinal injured rats
    Berit E Powers
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    J Neurosci 32:5120-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we do not find a large chronically demyelinated population to target with remyelination therapies. Interventions may be better focused on correcting structural or molecular abnormalities of regenerated myelin...
  16. ncbi Post-operative expansion of hemorrhagic contusions after unilateral decompressive hemicraniectomy in severe traumatic brain injury
    Alexander C Flint
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular and Neurocritical Care Service, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:503-12. 2008
    ..Expansion of hemorrhagic contusions in TBI patients is common, but its frequency following decompressive hemicraniectomy has not been well ..
  17. ncbi Characterization of vascular structures and skin bruises using hyperspectral imaging, image analysis and diffusion theory
    Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Biophotonics 3:53-65. 2010
    ..This technique also shows potential to visualize vascular structures in human skin...
  18. pmc Lung contusion: inflammatory mechanisms and interaction with other injuries
    Krishnan Raghavendran
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Shock 32:122-30. 2009
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  19. pmc Forced exercise as a rehabilitation strategy after unilateral cervical spinal cord contusion injury
    Harra R Sandrow-Feinberg
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:721-31. 2009
    ..These results suggest that Ex alone can influence the evolution of the injury and transiently improve fore and hind limb function during weeks 2-4 following a cervical SCI...
  20. ncbi [Eye contusions caused by a bottle cap. A retrospective study based on the Erlangen Ocular Contusion Register (EOCR)]
    A Viestenz
    Augenklinik mit Poliklinik, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Kopfklinikum, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen
    Ophthalmologe 99:105-8. 2002
    ..However, bottle caps alone may also induce severe ocular damage due to ocular contusions while opening carbon dioxide-containing beverage bottles. We studied this type of ocular contusion.
  21. ncbi Hip and groin injuries in athletes
    K Anderson
    Center for Athletic Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Sports Med 29:521-33. 2001
    ..This article briefly reviews several common hip and groin conditions affecting athletic patients and highlights some newer topics...
  22. ncbi Subacute tricuspid valve rupture after traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1111-2. 2006
    ..We report the unusual presentation of a patient that suffered traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions, contributing to the rupture of the posterior papillary muscle of the tricuspid valve 24 hours after ..
  23. ncbi Applying visible hyperspectral (chemical) imaging to estimate the age of bruises
    Gemma Payne
    Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    Med Sci Law 47:225-32. 2007
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  24. ncbi Skin changes following minor trauma
    Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Lasers Surg Med 39:403-13. 2007
    ..It is therefore important to relate the nature of the impact to the temporal tissue responses...
  25. ncbi The perception of yellow in bruises
    V K Hughes
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Forensic Med 11:257-9. 2004
    ..07% each year, but gender had no effect. The results reveal that there is variability in the perception threshold for yellow in the general population and that a subject's ability to perceive yellow in a bruise declines with age...
  26. ncbi Spectrophotometric evaluation of the colour of intra- and subcutaneous bruises
    M Bohnert
    University of Freiburg, Institute of Legal Medicine
    Int J Legal Med 113:343-8. 2000
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  27. pmc The practical application of reflectance spectrophotometry for the demonstration of haemoglobin and its degradation in bruises
    V K Hughes
    University of Sydney, Westmead Department of Forensic Medicine, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Clin Pathol 57:355-9. 2004
    ..To develop a non-invasive method to demonstrate the presence of haemoglobin and its degradation products in bruises in live human subjects for the purposes of objectively assisting in the determination of the age of a bruise...
  28. ncbi Rotator cuff contusions of the shoulder in professional football players: epidemiology and magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Steven B Cohen
    Rothman Institute Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:442-7. 2007
    No published reports have studied the epidemiology and magnetic resonance imaging findings associated with rotator cuff contusions of the shoulder in professional football players.
  29. ncbi Dating of bruises in children: an assessment of physician accuracy
    Erika D Bariciak
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:804-7. 2003
    ..To determine whether physicians can estimate accurately the age of an accidental bruise on direct physical examination...
  30. ncbi Use of reflectance spectrophotometry and colorimetry in a general linear model for the determination of the age of bruises
    Vanessa K Hughes
    School of Arts and Sciences NSW ACU National, North Sydney, Australia
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 6:275-81. 2010
    ..Such refinements might include the use of multiple readings or utilizing a comprehensive mathematical model of the optics of skin...
  31. pmc 3D finite compartment modeling of formation and healing of bruises may identify methods for age determination of bruises
    Barbara Stam
    Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Biol Eng Comput 48:911-21. 2010
    ..It may particularly identify methods for more accurate age determination than currently possible to aid the assessment of child abuse...
  32. ncbi Quadriceps contusions: clinical results of immediate immobilization in 120 degrees of knee flexion
    John G Aronen
    Center for Sports Medicine, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 16:383-7. 2006
    Quadriceps contusions often result in significant time loss and the possibility of myositis ossificans...
  33. pmc Can you age bruises accurately in children? A systematic review
    S Maguire
    Department of Child Health, Cardiff University, Wales College of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:187-9. 2005
    ..To investigate whether it is possible to determine the age of a bruise in a child in clinical practice by means of a systematic review...
  34. ncbi A novel approach to age determination of traumatic injuries by reflectance spectroscopy
    Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg
    Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Lasers Surg Med 38:277-89. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a mathematical model to describe blood diffusion within bruised skin, and to use this method to retrieve the age of a bruise from measured skin reflectance...
  35. ncbi Blunt chest trauma and tube thoracostomy
    Atike Tekeli
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:754-5; author reply 755. 2004
  36. ncbi Sudden death from contusion of the right atrium after blunt chest trauma: case report and review of the literature
    Theodore Vougiouklakis
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, P O Box 1186, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 36:213-7. 2005
    ..It is reported in order to raise the index of suspicion in physicians treating patients involved in a fight and aid in prompt diagnosis of myocardial contusion...
  37. ncbi Cardiac concussion: definition, differential diagnosis, and cases presentation and the legal ramification of a misdiagnosis
    Steven A Koehler
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:205-8. 2004
    ..The civil ramification of incorrectly diagnosing the manner of death in cases of death involving a cardiac concussion will also be addressed...
  38. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of bedside ultrasonography in the ICU: feasibility of detecting pulmonary effusion and lung contusion in patients on respiratory support after severe blunt thoracic trauma
    M Rocco
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:776-84. 2008
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  39. ncbi [Diagnostic image (214). A young man with a thoracic trauma]
    K E de Kroon
    afd Chirurgie, Maxima Medisch Centrum, Postbus 7777, 5500 MB Veldhoven
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:2226. 2004
    ..In a 16-year-old man who sustained severe blunt thoracic trauma, pulmonary contusion with multiple pneumatoceles was observed...
  40. ncbi Incidence and significance of cardiac troponin I release in severe trauma patients
    Alain R Edouard
    Service d Anesthésie Réanimation et Unité Propre de Recherche de l Enseignement Supérieur Equipe d Accueil 3540, Universite de Paris Sud, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Anesthesiology 101:1262-8. 2004
    ..The characteristics of this release were prospectively studied in such patients and correlated with presence of shock, existence of myocardial contusion, and outcome...
  41. ncbi Blunt chest trauma
    V O Adegboye
    Cardiothoracic Unit of the Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 31:315-20. 2002
    ..2% (154 patients) among 426 patients. We conclude that majority of blunt chest trauma can be managed by simple procedures with minimal complications. Severe soft tissue chest injuries can occur without bony chest wall fractures...
  42. ncbi Blunt thoracic trauma in children: review of 137 cases
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Firat University School of Medicine, Elazig 23100, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:387-92. 2004
    ..Thoracic injuries are uncommon in children and few report present on blunt ones...
  43. ncbi Radiology corner. Answer to last month's radiology case (#26) and image: Lung laceration with loculated blood, active bleeding, contusion and hemothorax
    Christopher Backus
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Mil Med 173:xv-xvi. 2008
    ..This case also exemplifies description of complex planes now available with modern CT imaging capabilities described here as para-axial, para-coronal and para-sagittal reconstructions...
  44. ncbi Isolated myocardial contusion in blunt chest trauma
    Valentina Bernardis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Vito al Tagliamento Hospital, San Vito al Tagliamento PN, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:287-90. 2004
    ..The clinical significance of blunt myocardial contusion is then discussed...
  45. ncbi Lung contusion-lacerations after blunt thoracic trauma in children
    E Q Haxhija
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 34, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:412-4. 2004
    ..In conclusion, children who recover after a pulmonary contusion-laceration trauma do not suffer from significant late respiratory problems...
  46. doi Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in chest trauma
    Diana Yoon
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Trauma 65:924-6. 2008
  47. ncbi [Recurrent syncope after blunt trauma of the thorax]
    G Michels
    Klinik III für Innere Medizin der Universität zu Köln, Cologne
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1427-9. 2004
    ..Examinations showed a trauma of the left shoulder (reversed Hill-Sachs lesion). After diagnostic procedures, he underwent surgery four weeks later. During the hospital stay, the patient developed angina pectoris, dizziness and syncopes...
  48. ncbi Transient trifascicular block complicating myocardial contusion after blunt chest trauma: a case report
    Miriam Bortnik
    Cardiology Division, Azienda Ospedaliera Maggiore della Carita, Novara, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:937-40. 2008
    ..The importance of ECG monitoring and biochemical assessment of markers to unmask myocardial contusion is discussed...
  49. ncbi The effects of depowered airbags on skin injuries in frontal automobile crashes
    Amber L Rath
    Center for Injury Biomechanics, Virginia Tech Wake Forest, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:428-35. 2005
    ..87). The data suggest that the implementation of depowered airbags did not affect the number, seriousness, location, or source of skin injuries...
  50. ncbi Myocardial contusion and multiple pseudocysts at lung without rib fracture
    Hidir Esme
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Pembe Hastane, Afyon 03200, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:172-3. 2006
  51. ncbi [Pulmonary pseudocysts. A rare entity after thoracic injury]
    T Steinbüchel
    Klinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Klinikum Köln Merheim, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Ostmerheimerstrasse 200, 51109, Koln, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 110:716-9. 2007
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  52. ncbi Chest ultrasonography in lung contusion
    Gino Soldati
    Operative Unit of Emergency Medicine, Ospedale di Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Lucca, Italy
    Chest 130:533-8. 2006
    ..The present study investigates the possible clinical applicability of chest ultrasonography for the diagnosis of LC in the ED in comparison to radiography and CT...
  53. ncbi [Polytrauma with severe lung contusion. Early use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation]
    R Sobottke
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Orthopadie der Universitat zu Koln, 50924 Köln, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 109:805-8. 2006
    ..We report about a 23-year-old male and a 15-year-old female patient, who suffered polytrauma and received early treatment with ECMO because of severe lung contusion...
  54. ncbi The use of chest computed tomography versus chest X-ray in patients with major blunt trauma
    Matthias Traub
    Trauma Service, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Injury 38:43-7. 2007
    ..This study identifies the clinical features associated with further diagnostic information obtained on a CT chest scan compared with a standard chest X-ray in patients sustaining blunt trauma to the chest...
  55. ncbi [Chest injury. Part I: Significance--symptoms--diagnostic procedures]
    C Waydhas
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 109:777-84; quiz 785. 2006
    ..The first part of this serial paper on the management of chest injuries focuses on anatomical aspects, pathophysiology and symptoms, but mainly on the indications for the standard diagnostic procedures and further high-tech examinations...
  56. ncbi Injury pattern of the Flash-Ball, a less-lethal weapon used for law enforcement: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Peter Wahl
    Centre for Emergency Medicine, University of Lausanne Medical Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Emerg Med 31:325-30. 2006
    ..Impacts from the Flash-Ball can cause significant injury to internal organs, even without penetration. Investigations as for other high-energy blunt traumas are called for in these cases...
  57. ncbi Postmortem noninvasive virtual autopsy: extrapleural hemorrhage after blunt thoracic trauma
    Stephan A Bolliger
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Berne, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:44-7. 2007
    ..A traditional autopsy confirmed the very rare diagnosis of a traumatic extrapleural hemorrhage with a delayed rupture...
  58. ncbi Cardiac contusion following blunt chest trauma
    María S Holanda
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Unit of Multisystem Trauma, The Marqués de Valdecilla Hospital of Santander, Cantabria, Spain
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:373-6. 2006
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  59. ncbi [Thorax injuries]
    H Schelzig
    Universitätsklinik für Thorax und Gefässchirurgie, Universitat Ulm
    Chirurg 77:281-96; quiz 297. 2006
    ..Each minute elapsed until emergent thoracotomy can be decisive to survival in these cases, and the fastest possible transport from the place of injury takes priority over time-consuming stabilization...
  60. ncbi [Forensic-medical assessment of pathomorphological changes in the myocardium in blunt chest trauma with an isolated heart contusion]
    V P Novoselov
    Sud Med Ekspert 48:3-5. 2005
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  61. ncbi Isolated rupture of the interventricular septum due to a fall from a height
    R Lee
    Int J Cardiol 98:525-6. 2005
  62. ncbi Thoracic trauma: the deadly dozen
    Linda Yamamoto
    Critical Care Services, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California, 92103, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 28:22-40. 2005
    ..Each of these may present as immediately life-threatening or potentially life-threatening events. This article provides an overview of these 12 injuries and appropriate management for each. Case studies are included...
  63. pmc Best evidence topic report. Use of troponin for the diagnosis of myocardial contusion after blunt chest trauma
    Lorna Jackson
    Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:193-5. 2005
    ..The author, date, and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results, and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. A clinical bottom line is stated...
  64. ncbi Nitric oxide inhalation is useful in the management of right ventricular failure caused by myocardial contusion
    E Meaudre
    Intensive Care Unit, Military Teaching Hospital, Hopital d Instruction des Armees Sainte Anne, 83800 Toulon Naval, France
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:415-7. 2005
    ..From days 2 through 8, cardiac function continued to improve, and was normal on day 9. Nitric oxide inhalation was stopped on day 4...
  65. ncbi Unilateral post-traumatic pulmonary contusion: findings of a review
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, 21280, Turkey
    Surg Today 35:205-10. 2005
    ..There is still much controversy regarding the optimal treatment for pulmonary contusion. Therefore, we examined the variables affecting patient outcomes over a 10-year period...
  66. pmc The evolution of isolated bilateral lung contusion from blunt chest trauma in rats: cellular and cytokine responses
    Krishnan Raghavendran
    Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Buffalo 14215, USA
    Shock 24:132-8. 2005
    ..Inflammatory injury from isolated bilateral lung contusion in rats is most severe in the acute period (8 min-24 h) after initial blunt trauma, and includes a component of neutrophil-dependent pathology...
  67. ncbi Anesthetic management of thoracic trauma
    John T Moloney
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 21:41-6. 2008
    ..Up-to-date knowledge of injury patterns, mechanisms, pathophysiology, and operative and nonoperative management will facilitate optimal management of these patients...
  68. ncbi Classification of myocardial contusion and blunt cardiac trauma
    Basil M Rudusky
    Northeast Cardiovascular Clinic and Research Institute, Wilkes Barre, PA 18701, USA
    Angiology 58:610-3. 2007
    ..A proposed classification is presented that has both medical and legal application. The uses of stages 0 (suspect), I (mild), II (moderate), III (severe), and IV (catastrophic) are illustrated in detail...
  69. ncbi A rat model for isolated bilateral lung contusion from blunt chest trauma
    Krishnan Raghavendran
    Department of Surgery Division of Trauma and Critical Care, SUNY at Buffalo, David K Miller Building, Suite 316, 462 Grider St, Suite 316, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1482-9. 2005
    ..We concluded that an impact energy of 2.45 J induces isolated, bilateral lung contusion and provides a useful model for future mechanistic pathophysiological assessments...
  70. ncbi Comprehensive multidetector computed tomography assessment of severe cardiac contusion in a pediatric patient: correlation with echocardiography
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:739-41. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the full capabilities of MDCT in the evaluation of cardiac contusion in a noncooperative pediatric patient...
  71. ncbi [Myocardial contusion after blunt thoracic trauma: possible indication for rhythm observation]
    M Oosterloo
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:108-14. 2007
    ..A structured approach to screening and evaluation, as presented in an algorithm, can be used as a guide in the follow-up of patients with myocardial contusion...
  72. ncbi [Ventricular fibrillation in a 27-year-old patient with heart contusion]
    Andreas Niedeggen
    Medizinische Klinik II Kardiologie, Kreiskrankenhaus Mechemich, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Bonn
    Med Klin (Munich) 97:410-3. 2002
    ..Patients with a blunt chest trauma often sustain myocardial contusion. The spectrum of symptoms varies from regional myocardial dysfunction to myocardial rupture or sudden cardiac death...
  73. ncbi Myocardial injury: contrasting infarction and contusion
    Charlotte Pooler
    Crit Care Nurse 22:15-6, 18-26; quiz 27-8. 2002
  74. ncbi Blunt chest trauma: an experimental model for heart and lung contusion
    Nai Dong Wang
    Department of Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Trauma 54:744-8. 2003
    ..Experimental models in large animals have been developed previously. This study was aimed at developing a small-animal (rat) model for the purpose of evaluating blunt chest trauma...
  75. pmc Incidence of injury in amateur rugby league sevens
    T J Gabbett
    School of Health Science, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 36:23-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the incidence, site, and nature of injuries sustained in amateur rugby league sevens tournaments...
  76. pmc Diagnosing cardiac contusion: old wisdom and new insights
    K C Sybrandy
    Heart Lung Centre Utrecht, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, Netherlands
    Heart 89:485-9. 2003
    ..In this review the current diagnostic tests will be discussed. Also, based on these diagnostic tests, a screening strategy containing data from the latest studies is presented, with the intention of detecting patients at risk...
  77. ncbi Graded contusion model of the mouse spinal cord using a pneumatic impact device
    Toshitaka Seki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 50:1075-81; discussion 1081-2. 2002
    ..This study examined the effects of varying magnitudes of controlled spinal cord impact to the mouse spinal cord on neurological and histopathological variables to obtain a mouse model of spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  78. ncbi A clinical decision rule for identifying children with thoracic injuries after blunt torso trauma
    James F Holmes
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817 2282, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:492-9. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of thoracic injuries in children sustaining blunt torso trauma and to develop a clinical prediction rule to identify children with these injuries...
  79. ncbi Chest pain in athletes
    Andrew D Perron
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800699, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Clin Sports Med 22:37-50. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi The usefulness of serum troponin levels in evaluating cardiac injury
    J N Collins
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk 23507-1912, USA
    Am Surg 67:821-5; discussion 825-6. 2001
    ..However, these patients should be monitored at least for 24 hours. Patients suspicious for cardiac contusions who have normal troponins and no other serious injuries may be safely discharged to go home from the emergency ..
  81. ncbi Effects of cardiac contusion in isolated perfused rat hearts
    Reinhard Meier
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Shock 19:123-6. 2003
    ..First functional response was shown by the alteration of the coronary perfusion, followed by impaired diastolic function, which persisted even after lowering of the troponin 1 levels...
  82. ncbi [The role of cTnI levels in the detection of etiological factors for cardiac contusion]
    Abdullah Sadik Girisgin
    Selcuk Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Ilk ve Acil Yardim Anabilim Dali, Konya
    Ulus Travma Derg 8:82-5. 2002
    ..Cardiac contusion, associated with on blunt chest trauma, was investigated according to changes of CPK, CKMB, ECG and especially cTnI levels...
  83. ncbi Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation for cardiogenic shock due to cardiac contusion in an elderly trauma patient
    D J Penney
    Intensive Care Medicine, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Resuscitation 55:337-40. 2002
    ..She was successfully managed with invasive monitoring, inotropic support and IABCP. This case provides support for aggressive resuscitation even in the very elderly as recovery from severe cardiac contusion may be possible...
  84. ncbi Acute respiratory distress syndrome in blunt trauma: identification of independent risk factors
    Preston R Miller
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
    Am Surg 68:845-50; discussion 850-1. 2002
    ..Improvement in understanding of which patients are actually at risk may allow for advances in treatment as well as prevention in the future...
  85. pmc Escin/diethylammonium salicylate/heparin combination gels for the topical treatment of acute impact injuries: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, multicentre study
    D Wetzel
    Research and Development, Madaus AG, Cologne, Germany
    Br J Sports Med 36:183-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of escin-containing gels in the topical treatment of blunt impact injuries...
  86. ncbi [Lung contusion--an indication for resection?]
    E Stoelben
    Abteilung für Thoraxchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg
    Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr 118:580-3. 2001
    ..The benefit of bronchoscopy guided blocking of the bronchus for endobronchial bleeding is unclear. Video assisted procedures are not useful for massive bleeding or anatomical resections...
  87. ncbi Blunt chest trauma: review of selected pulmonary injuries focusing on pulmonary contusion
    V Keough
    Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 12:270-81. 2001
    ..A case study is presented highlighting a complicated case of a blunt chest injury resulting in severe pulmonary contusion...
  88. ncbi [Unexplained right ventricle dilatation clarified by a cardiac contusion many years ago]
    K C Sybrandy
    afd. Cardiologie, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1815 JD Alkmaar
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:2443-6. 2001
    ..After electrical cardioversion sinus rhythm was obtained; the patient remained symptom free...
  89. ncbi Telemark skiing injuries: an 11-year study
    C Made
    , , Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:386-91. 2001
    ..Thus ankle/foot injuries were the most common injury location, but have decreased over time. The severity of these injuries has also decreased. A possible explanation could be the increased use of high boots...
  90. ncbi Pathology of sudden death during recreational sports activity
    Steven A Koehler
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:309. 2003
  91. ncbi Myocardial contusion culminating in a ruptured pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle--a case report
    Basil M Rudusky
    The Northeast Cardiovascular Clinic and Research Institute, Wilkes Barre, PA, USA
    Angiology 54:359-62. 2003
    ..A case of myocardial contusion resulting in myocardial necrosis, rupture of the ventricle, and pseudoaneurysm formation with subsequent rupture and sudden death is presented...
  92. ncbi Cardiopulmonary, histological, and inflammatory alterations after lung contusion in a novel mouse model of blunt chest trauma
    Markus W Knoferl
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulm, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Shock 19:519-25. 2003
    ..On the basis of these findings, this novel mouse model of blunt chest trauma appears suitable for detailed studies on immunological effects of lung contusion...
  93. ncbi [Factors which could affect the severity of post-traumatic pulmonary fat embolism--a prospective histological study]
    Slobodan Nikolic
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University School of Medicine, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 131:244-8. 2003
    Each fracture of long or pelvic bones as well as large contusions of subcutaneous fat tissue cause releasing of fat globules that rapidly penetrate into circulation through the ruptured veins of the injured tissue, and reach the lung ..
  94. ncbi Diagnosis and management of bladder injury by trauma surgeons
    Chi Hsun Hsieh
    Department of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Surg 184:143-7. 2002
    ..However, bladder injuries are usually associated with other major injuries, and it is our concern here how bladder injuries have been managed as part of multiple trauma...
  95. ncbi CT diagnosis of Rib fractures and the prediction of acute respiratory failure
    David H Livingston
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Trauma 64:905-11. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi [Injuries among children and adolescents (1-17 years) and implementation of safety measures. Results of the nationwide German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    H Kahl
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:718-27. 2007
    ..6 %). Falls from heights showed the highest risk in toddlers (35.8 %). Contusions, sprains and strains increased to a highest level of 50...
  97. ncbi Pathologic features of suicidal deaths caused by explosives
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:55-63. 2003
    ..g. splinter-induced penetrating trauma), tertiary blast injuries (e.g. abrasions and contusions), and burn injuries (mostly of the flash type)...
  98. pmc Neck injuries presenting to emergency departments in the United States from 1990 to 1999 for ice hockey, soccer, and American football
    J S Delaney
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 39:e21. 2005
    ..To examine the number and rate of neck injuries in the community as a whole for ice hockey, soccer, and American football by analysing data from patients presenting to emergency departments in the United States from 1990 to 1999...
  99. ncbi [Herniation of the middle lobe of the right lung due to a coarsely dislocated sternum fracture]
    M Zeuner
    Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik, Frankfurt am Main, Friedberger Landstr 430, 60389, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 113:330-4. 2010
    ..2% of all patients. Life-threatening complications may occur with lung contusions and rib fractures also in combination with hemothorax/pneumothorax being the most common diagnoses...
  100. ncbi Reduction of cystic cavity, promotion of axonal regeneration and sparing, and functional recovery with transplanted bone marrow stromal cell-derived Schwann cells after contusion injury to the adult rat spinal cord
    Yukio Someya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:600-10. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the efficacy of transplanted BMSC-derived SCs (BMSC-SCs) in a rat model of spinal cord contusion, which is relevant to clinical spinal cord injury...
  101. ncbi Management and outcomes in 318 operative common peroneal nerve lesions at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Daniel H Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5327, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:1421-8; discussion 1428-9. 2004
    ..This study analyzes 318 operative knee-level common peroneal nerve lesions managed at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center between 1967 and 1999...

Research Grants44

  1. Pharmacological strategies to improve breathing after cervical spinal cord injury
    FRANCIS GOLDER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in awake freely behaving spinally injured animals, 2) use of a clinically relevant injury model, C4 lateralized contusions, and 3) the availability of the Veterinary Clinical Investigations Center, at the University of Pennsylvania, to ..
  2. SUPRASPINAL CONTROL OF SPINAL CORD PLASTICITY
    Xiang Yang Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The locomotor abnormalities produced by spinal cord contusions will be quantified and the impact of spinal reflex conditioning protocols on these abnormalities will be ..
  3. Macrostructural and Microstructural Imaging Biomarkers of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Pratik Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..However, the focal lesions detected by CT or MRI in acute TBI, such as contusions and axonal shearing injuries, are often not predictive of long-term functional disability after TBI, especially ..
  4. MRS Detects Metabolic Dysfunction after Brain Injury
    Paul Vespa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..preliminary studies indicate that 1) CMRO2 is reduced in normal appearing brain regions as well as adjacent to contusions, 2) reduction in CMRO2 in normal regions can be monitored by cerebral microdialysis lactate/pyruvate values, 3) ..
  5. Automated Assessment of Structural Changes &Functional Recovery Post Spinal Inju
    Baba C Vemuri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three severities of spinal cord injuries will be produced (light, mild and moderate contusions) based upon normed injury device parameters...
  6. The Molecular and Cellular Response to Pulmonary Contusion
    JAMES JASON HOTH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This increased understanding may help to develop new therapy paradigms to treat patients with pulmonary contusions.
  7. ETHANOL EFFECTS ON GLIAL RESPONSES TO CNS TISSUE INSULT
    David Davies; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The occurrence of injuries to the head and brain including penetrating wounds, lacerations and contusions is well documented...
  8. MICROVASCULAR PERMEABILITY FOLLOWING CONTUSION
    Thomas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Currently, contusions are treated with cryotherapy to reduce these secondary responses even though the mechanism of action of ..
  9. EFFECTS OF DIHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE ON BRAIN INJURY
    Stuart Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators will use a controlled cortical impactor to create bilateral medial frontal contusions in rats to model TBI...
  10. The effects of progesterone and its metabolites on TBI
    Donald Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will use a model of brain injury that creates controlled contusions of the frontal cortex in rodents...
  11. Control and Quantitation of Pulmonary Contusion
    Joel Stitzel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION (adapted from applicant(s abstract): Statement of the problem: Mortality of patients with pulmonary contusions is 10-25%, with higher morbidity, and over two thirds of patients presenting to the emergency room for surgery ..
  12. CHRONIC CENTRAL PAIN IN SPINAL CORD INJURY
    CLAIRE HULSEBOSCH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..There are three cores: an administrative core, an animal core and a morphology core. The results for these studies will guide the development of strategic interventions to improve functional outcome after SCI. ..
  13. MALE UROGENITAL FUNCTION AND CHRONIC SPINAL CORD INJURY
    Charles Hubscher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Parallel electrophysiological, neuroanatomical and behavioral studies are once again proposed. ..
  14. SPARING AND EXERCISE TRAINING PROMOTE RECOVERY IN SCI
    Michele Basso; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Reactive astrocytes from gliotic capsule
    J Marc Simard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Role of Intraspinal Plasticity in Autonomic Dysreflexia
    Alexander Rabchevsky; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will form the basis for developing potential treatments for this common and debilitating complication of SCI. ..
  17. Novel Neuroprotectants for TBI
    Edward Hall; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Thousands experience long lasting brain injury that interferes with their ability to lead productive and full lives. We plan to test a promising new class of therapeutics for traumatic brain injury. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OA
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Health Promotion Intervention:Sedentary Care Patients
    Kerry Kuehl; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Outcomes will be assessed using repeated measures design. Relationships among mediators, the intervention, and the outcome measures will be identified. ..
  20. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  21. Genetic factors in outcome from traumatic brain injury
    Ramon Diaz Arrastia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies may provide genetic evidence for a role of specific genes in tissue response after TBI, and may identify novel targets for therapeutic intervention. ..
  22. PROPERTIES OF OLFACTORY RECEPTORS - NEURAL REGENERATION
    RICHARD COSTANZO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. 26th National Neurotrauma Symposium, 2008
    Edward Hall; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Particular efforts are made to actively engage students to participate and interact with leading basic and clinical scientists. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Peroxynitrite-Induced Oxidative Damage in TBI
    Edward Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. CEREBROVASCULAR ION CHANNELS IN HYPERTENSION
    J Marc Simard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. REDUCING VIOLENCE AGAINST NURSING HOME CAREGIVERS
    Donna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data analysis will also determine whether the intervention group demonstrated a significant difference in violence prevention skills than the control group. ..
  27. LUNG HEALTH STUDY--LONG TERM FOLLOW UP
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..All ten of the original LHS clinical centers plan to participate in this study. To minimize bias, all surviving participants of the LHS will be invited to participate, giving a potential sample size of 5600. ..
  28. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORS
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Candidate genetic polymorphisms/ HIV-associated dementia
    Ramon Diaz Arrastia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies, is if successful, will provide genetic evidence for a role of specific inflammatory mediators in HAD, and may identify novel targets for therapeutic intervention. ..
  30. Hyperhomocysteinemia in Alzheimer's Disease
    Ramon Diaz Arrastia; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Each of these specific aims is essential to rationally design a large multicenter trial to determine whether polyvitamin therapy lowers AD risk. ..
  31. TRAUMA-RELATED ERYTHROPOIETIC SUPPRESSION
    David Livingston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding the mechanisms behind post-trauma anemia will allow therapeutic interventions improving endogenous erythropoiesis to be targeted. ..
  32. SCLERODERMA LUNG STUDY
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF NICOTINE IN CEREBRAL BLOOD VESSELS
    J Simard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  34. Pharmacotherapy for Minor Depression
    Robert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
  35. REGULATION OF MYOTENDINOUS JUNCTION STRUCTURE
    James Tidball; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Hind limb immobilization at shortened length followed by remobilization will be used to examine the effect of inhibition of NOS on sarcomere addition. ..
  36. Myeloid Cell Function in Muscular Dystrophy
    James Tidball; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of the study proposed here will permit us to determine whether therapeutic approaches that are based on reducing myeloid cell mediated pathology can be productive approaches to the treatment of these forms of muscular dystrophy. ..
  37. The role of gender on post-traumatic inflammation
    Helen Bramlett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Established methods including rodent models of TBI, behavioral tests, as well as immunocytochemical and molecular approaches will be used in this proposal. ..
  38. Developmental Research on Elder Mistreatment
    Laura Mosqueda; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. The Effects of Morphine on Sensory and Motor Functions After A Spinal Cord Injury
    Michelle Hook; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Distal Lung Inflammation Effect on Asthma Exacerbations
    Donald Tashkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study has the potential to clarify the contribution of the "silent zone" to the persistent morbidity encountered with asthma. ..
  41. SPINAL CORD REPAIR WITH HUMAN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD CELLS
    Samuel Saporta; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Paviovian Conditioning of Injured Spinal Cord Systems
    Michelle Hook; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An understanding of spinal cord plasticity, how it is disrupted, and how it can be restored, is essential to the development of new procedures that promote recovery after a spinal injury. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
  44. Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes
    Donna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..