shaken baby syndrome

Summary

Summary: Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme rotational cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Suspected child abuse victims
    Horace B Gardner
    Ophthalmology 111:1795-6. 2004
  2. ncbi Findings in older children with abusive head injury: does shaken-child syndrome exist?
    Hani Salehi-Had
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1039-44. 2006
  3. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome: the quest for evidence
    Waney Squier
    Department of Neuropathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:10-4. 2008
  4. pmc Shaken baby syndrome
    I Blumenthal
    Royal Oldham Hospital, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:732-5. 2002
  5. ncbi Update on shaken baby syndrome: ophthalmology
    Nils K Mungan
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 18:392-7. 2007
  6. doi Shaken baby syndrome: a review and update on ophthalmologic manifestations
    Johnny Tang
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, 20 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 48:237-46. 2008
  7. ncbi Normal computerized tomography of brain in children with shaken baby syndrome
    Yair Morad
    Department of Ophthalmology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Zrifin, Israel
    J AAPOS 8:445-50. 2004
  8. pmc Shaken baby syndrome: a common variant of non-accidental head injury in infants
    Jakob Matschke
    Forensische Neuropathologie, Institut für Neuropathologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:211-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome in Switzerland: results of a prospective follow-up study, 2002-2007
    Manuela Fanconi
    Child Protection Group, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1023-8. 2010
  10. ncbi Age-related incidence of publicly reported shaken baby syndrome cases: is crying a trigger for shaking?
    Cynthia Lee
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:288-93. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Profiling human reactive astrocytes for neurotrauma biomarkers
    Ina Beate Wanner; Fiscal Year: 2012
  2. Novel Approaches to Screening for Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma
    Rachel P Berger; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. COLLABORATIVE OCULAR MELANOMA STUDY
    ANTIONIO CAPONE; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications191 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Suspected child abuse victims
    Horace B Gardner
    Ophthalmology 111:1795-6. 2004
  2. ncbi Findings in older children with abusive head injury: does shaken-child syndrome exist?
    Hani Salehi-Had
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1039-44. 2006
    ..Our findings underscore the need for providers to consider intentional shaking as a mechanism of injury in the evaluation of abusive head injury in older children...
  3. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome: the quest for evidence
    Waney Squier
    Department of Neuropathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:10-4. 2008
    b>Shaken baby syndrome (SBS), characterized by the triad of subdural haemorrhage, retinal haemorrhage, and encephalopathy, was initially based on the hypothesis that shaking causes tearing of bridging veins and bilateral subdural bleeding...
  4. pmc Shaken baby syndrome
    I Blumenthal
    Royal Oldham Hospital, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:732-5. 2002
    b>Shaken baby syndrome is the most common cause of death or serious neurological injury resulting from child abuse. It is specific to infancy, when children have unique anatomic features...
  5. ncbi Update on shaken baby syndrome: ophthalmology
    Nils K Mungan
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 18:392-7. 2007
    b>Shaken baby syndrome is a common problem with a high morbidity and mortality. Ophthalmologists help manage this condition and therefore must keep abreast of current advances.
  6. doi Shaken baby syndrome: a review and update on ophthalmologic manifestations
    Johnny Tang
    The Schepens Eye Research Institute, 20 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 48:237-46. 2008
  7. ncbi Normal computerized tomography of brain in children with shaken baby syndrome
    Yair Morad
    Department of Ophthalmology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Zrifin, Israel
    J AAPOS 8:445-50. 2004
    To characterize the clinical presentation and clinical course of shaken baby syndrome (SBS) with normal cranial computerized tomography (CT) on admission and to suggest further diagnostic procedures in such circumstances.
  8. pmc Shaken baby syndrome: a common variant of non-accidental head injury in infants
    Jakob Matschke
    Forensische Neuropathologie, Institut für Neuropathologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:211-7. 2009
    ..Abuse of infants often leaves few external signs of injury and therefore merits special diligence, especially in the case of non-accidental head injury, which has high morbidity and mortality...
  9. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome in Switzerland: results of a prospective follow-up study, 2002-2007
    Manuela Fanconi
    Child Protection Group, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1023-8. 2010
    Since the incidence of shaken baby syndrome in Switzerland was not known, we conducted a nationwide prospective follow-up study for a 5-year period (from 2002 to 2007). The data were collected through the Swiss Pediatric Surveillance Unit...
  10. ncbi Age-related incidence of publicly reported shaken baby syndrome cases: is crying a trigger for shaking?
    Cynthia Lee
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:288-93. 2007
    This study aims to determine whether the age-specific incidences (1) of publicly reported cases of shaken baby syndrome (SBS) and (2) of publicly reported cases of SBS with crying as the stimulus have similar properties to the ..
  11. ncbi Late neurologic and cognitive sequelae of inflicted traumatic brain injury in infancy
    Karen M Barlow
    University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital, 1820 Richmond Rd, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7, Canada
    Pediatrics 116:e174-85. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the long-term neurologic, behavioral, and cognitive sequelae seen in this population...
  12. ncbi Fatal abusive head trauma cases: consequence of medical staff missing milder forms of physical abuse
    Resmiye Oral
    Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:816-21. 2008
    ..Missed diagnosis of child abuse may lead to chronic abuse with potential for death. This paper reports 3 such cases...
  13. ncbi Inflicted traumatic brain injury (ITBI) or shaken baby syndrome (SBS) in Estonia
    Inga Talvik
    Children s Clinic, Tartu University Hospital, Estonia
    Acta Paediatr 95:799-804. 2006
    Inflicted traumatic brain injury (ITBI) or shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is recognized as a major cause of disability and death in the paediatric population.
  14. ncbi Diffusion-weighted MRI in shaken baby syndrome
    Yu Leung Chan
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Pediatr Radiol 33:574-7. 2003
    We present the characteristic CT and MRI findings of a 2-month-old girl with shaken baby syndrome. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging performed 8 days after the insult established the presence of injury to the white matter in the corpus ..
  15. ncbi Epidemiologic features of the physical and sexual maltreatment of children in the Carolinas
    Adrea D Theodore
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, CB 7220, 5th Floor, Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e331-7. 2005
    ..Child maltreatment remains a significant public health and social problem in the United States. Incidence data rely on substantiated reports of maltreatment known to official social service agencies...
  16. pmc Shaken baby syndrome in Canada: clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospital cases
    W James King
    Department of Pediatrics and the Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, University of Ottawa, ON
    CMAJ 168:155-9. 2003
    b>Shaken baby syndrome is an extremely serious form of abusive head trauma, the extent of which is unknown in Canada...
  17. ncbi Neuroimaging of intraparenchymal lesions predicts outcome in shaken baby syndrome
    Christine Bonnier
    Service de Neurologie Pediatrique, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Pediatrics 112:808-14. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe clinical and imaging features over time and to consider their value for predicting neurodevelopmental outcome...
  18. ncbi Paroxysmal cough injury, vascular rupture and 'shaken baby syndrome'
    D G Talbert
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s Hospital Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN, UK
    Med Hypotheses 64:8-13. 2005
    ..could induce similar bleeding, a paroxysmal cough injury (PCI). Additional objective evidence of inflicted trauma is necessary to distinguish between 'shaken baby syndrome' and PCI.
  19. ncbi Evidence-based medicine and shaken baby syndrome: part I: literature review, 1966-1998
    Mark Donohoe
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:239-42. 2003
  20. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome: re-examination of diffuse axonal injury as cause of death
    Manfred Oehmichen
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    Acta Neuropathol 116:317-29. 2008
    The discussion surrounding shaken baby syndrome (SBS) arose from the lack of evidence implicating diffuse axonal injury (DAI) as a cause of death...
  21. ncbi Subdural haematomas and physical abuse in the first two years of life
    Victoria Trenchs
    Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Neurosurg 43:352-7. 2007
    ..To analyze our institution's work-up for patients with a diagnosis of subdural haematoma (SDH) in order to determine how many of them are secondary to child abuse, as well as to examine their final functional outcome...
  22. ncbi Dural haemorrhage in non-traumatic infant deaths: does it explain the bleeding in 'shaken baby syndrome'?
    J F Geddes
    Department of Histopathology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 29:14-22. 2003
    ..In a similar review of three infants presenting with classical 'shaken baby syndrome', intradural haemorrhage was also found, in addition to subdural bleeding, and we believe that our findings ..
  23. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome
    Leslie Altimier
    Mercy Anderson Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 22:68-76; quiz 77-8. 2008
    ..Clinical features that suggest head trauma (also known as shaken baby syndrome or shaken impact syndrome) include the triad consisting of retinal hemorrhage, subdural, and/or ..
  24. ncbi Unexplained infant and child death: a review of sudden infant death syndrome, sudden unexplained infant death, and child maltreatment fatalities including shaken baby syndrome
    Alice W Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and the Child Protection Program of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 18:196-200. 2006
    This review will examine the most recent published literature on Sudden Infant Death, Sudden Unexplained Infant Death, infant and child death due to maltreatment, and Shaken Baby Syndrome.
  25. ncbi Age-related incidence curve of hospitalized Shaken Baby Syndrome cases: convergent evidence for crying as a trigger to shaking
    Ronald G Barr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 30:7-16. 2006
    To determine whether there is an age-specific incidence of hospitalized cases of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) that has similar properties to the previously reported "normal crying curve," as a form of indirect evidence that crying ..
  26. ncbi Vitamin K deficiency mimicking child abuse
    Tonia J Brousseau
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:283-8. 2005
    ..Although it is important to consider child abuse when the history and examination are consistent with the diagnosis, it is equally important to consider other potential diagnoses including Vitamin K deficiency...
  27. doi Non-accidental head injury--the evidence
    Timothy J David
    Department of Child Health, Booth Hall Children s Hospital, University of Manchester, Blackley, Manchester, M9 7AA, UK
    Pediatr Radiol 38:S370-7. 2008
  28. ncbi Re: Age-related incidence curve of hospitalized Shaken Baby Syndrome cases: convergent evidence for crying as a trigger to shaking (Barr, Trent, & Cross, 2006)
    Sijmen A Reijneveld
    Child Abuse Negl 31:601-2. 2007
  29. pmc Patterns of presentation of the shaken baby syndrome: four types of inflicted brain injury predominate
    Robert A Minns
    BMJ 328:766. 2004
  30. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome: a biomechanics analysis of injury mechanisms
    Faris A Bandak
    Department of Neurology, A1036 F Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 151:71-9. 2005
    Traumatic infant shaking has been associated with the shaken baby syndrome (SBS) diagnosis without verification of the operative mechanisms of injury...
  31. ncbi Animal models of shaken baby syndrome: revisiting the pathophysiology of this devastating injury
    Christine Bonnier
    Service de Neurologie Pediatrique, Cliniques Saint Luc, UCL, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1067, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Pediatr Rehabil 7:165-71. 2004
    ..First, this paper describes a new model of shaken baby syndrome (SBS) in mice, without impact or hypoxia...
  32. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome and a baby's cry
    Inga Talvik
    Children s Clinic of Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia
    Acta Paediatr 97:782-5. 2008
    ..During the period between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2003, 26 cases of shaken baby syndrome (SBS) were identified in Estonia. The incidence of SBS was 28...
  33. ncbi Recent research and views on shaking baby syndrome
    L F Lowenstein
    Southern England Psychological Service, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:131-41. 2004
    ..Of special importance is the fact that SBS is difficult to diagnose with absolute certainty. Hence the identification of a potential perpetrator can be difficult and injustices can occur...
  34. ncbi Unilateral retinal hemorrhages in shaken baby syndrome
    Stephanie A Arlotti
    Kilmore Eye Associates, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    J AAPOS 11:175-8. 2007
    To present a detailed series of patients with unilateral retinal hemorrhages in shaken baby syndrome.
  35. ncbi A sojourn in the abyss: hypothesis, theory, and established truth in infant head injury
    Marvin Miller
    Pediatrics 114:326. 2004
  36. ncbi Junk science and glass houses
    Patrick Lantz
    Pediatrics 114:330; discussion 330. 2004
  37. pmc Retinal and subdural haemorrhages from minor falls?
    Anuradha Ganesh
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:396-7. 2007
  38. ncbi Apparent life-threatening event or child abuse?
    Muhammad Waseem
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY 10451, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:245-6. 2006
    ..It may be a subtle presentation of child abuse. We report an infant who was presented with an ALTE and subsequently determined to have subdural hematoma caused by nonaccidental injury...
  39. ncbi Suspected child abuse victims
    Alex V Levin
    Ophthalmology 111:1794; author reply 1794-5. 2004
  40. ncbi A case of shaken baby syndrome with unilateral retinal hemorrhage with no associated intracranial hemorrhage
    Katherine Healey
    Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, York Hospital, York, PA 17404, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:616-7. 2006
  41. pmc Shaken baby syndrome
    P G Richards
    Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:205-6. 2006
  42. ncbi [Main temporal aspects of the MRI signal of subdural hematomas and practical contribution to dating head injury]
    R Duhem
    Clinique de Neurochirurgie, CHRU, Lille
    Neurochirurgie 52:93-104. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to compare with MRI a group of adult patients having a subdural and/or intracerebral, in order to study the evolution of the signals of these two types of hematomas...
  43. ncbi Comparison of accidental and nonaccidental traumatic head injury in children on noncontrast computed tomography
    Glenn A Tung
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, 593 Eddy St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 118:626-33. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Hemorrhages after minor trauma
    Heskel M Haddad
    Ophthalmology 112:737-8. 2005
  45. ncbi Preventing abusive head trauma among infants and young children: a hospital-based, parent education program
    Mark S Dias
    Department of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e470-7. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi Vitrectomy for pre-macular hemorrhagic cyst in children and young adults
    Petra Meier
    University Eye Hospital, University of Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 10 14, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:824-8. 2005
    ..of blood is termed a hemorrhagic macular cyst and may be found both in eyes with Terson's syndrome and in shaken baby syndrome. In this study, we report on our experience and results of vitreoretinal surgery for treatment of pre-..
  47. ncbi [Shaken baby syndrome and osteogenesis imperfecta]
    R Cabrerizo de Diago
    Servicio de Pediatria, Hospital Infantil Universitario Miguel Servet, P o Isabel la Católica 1 3, E 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Rev Neurol 40:598-600. 2005
    b>Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is a form of physical abuse that includes the presence of a subdural or subarachnoid haematoma or diffuse cerebral oedema, retinal haemorrhages and, in general, absence of other physical signs of traumatic ..
  48. ncbi Inflicted head injury in infancy and the wisdom of King Solomon
    Colin Kennedy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:3. 2005
  49. ncbi When a funduscopic examination is the clue of maltreatment diagnostic
    Ana Isabel Curcoy Barcenilla
    Pediatric Department, Unidad Integrada Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Hospital Clínic, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:495-6. 2006
    To report a case of unexpected shaken baby syndrome, the diagnosis of which was possible after an incidental funduscopic examination.
  50. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome education: a role for nurse practitioners working with families of small children
    Carrie Walls
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:304-10. 2006
    ..infants and children are in the optimal position to address the risk factors and long-term consequences of shaken baby syndrome (SBS), a severe form of child abuse, with parents before the child is discharged from the nursery or when ..
  51. ncbi Perimacular retinal folds and nonaccidental injury--yes, no, or maybe?
    N V Chong
    Eye (Lond) 21:3-4. 2007
  52. ncbi [Neglect and endangerment of the wellbeing of infants and young children]
    Ute Ziegenhain
    Klinik für Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrie Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Ulm
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:24-6. 2006
    ..As a supplement to the routine diagnostic work-up, therefore, early interaction diagnosis is recommended. This enables (as yet) fragile signs of incipient neglect or threats to the child's well-being to be recognized in good time...
  53. ncbi Could Vitamin C deficiency have a role in shaken baby syndrome?
    Eva Lai Wah Fung
    Pediatr Int 46:753-5. 2004
  54. ncbi Abusive head injuries in infants and young children
    Mary E Case
    St Louis University Medical Center, Forensic Pathology, 3556 Caroline, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 9:83-7. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi Update from the ophthalmology child abuse working party: Royal College ophthalmologists
    G Adams
    Children s Hospital Birmingham, UK
    Eye (Lond) 18:795-8. 2004
  56. ncbi A witnessed short fall mimicking presumed shaken baby syndrome (inflicted childhood neurotrauma)
    Horace B Gardner
    Pediatr Neurosurg 43:433-5. 2007
    A witnessed fall backwards of an infant from a sitting position resulted in the subdural hematoma and retinal hemorrhages characteristic of presumed shaken baby syndrome. Violent shaking is not necessary to produce these findings.
  57. ncbi Child head injuries: review of pattern from abusive and unintentional causes resulting in hospitalization
    George W Brown
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA
    Alaska Med 45:9-13. 2003
    Comparison of patterns of hospitalized child head injuries among unintentionally injured with intentional Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abused victims.
  58. doi Current controversies in the interpretation of non-accidental head injury
    Tim Jaspan
    B Floor, Imaging Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
    Pediatr Radiol 38:S378-87. 2008
  59. ncbi Inflicted childhood neurotrauma
    Elizabeth A Fiske
    Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 31:E1-8. 2008
    ..We discuss the rationale for use of the term "ICN," rather than the more benign, commonly used "shaken baby syndrome." The change in language alters the discourse about a potentially lethal outcome or lifelong problem for ..
  60. ncbi Supracondylar femoral fracture in an infant
    Leonard E Swischuk
    Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:104-7. 2003
  61. pmc Patterns of presentation of the shaken baby syndrome: subdural and retinal haemorrhages are not necessarily signs of abuse
    James LeFanu
    BMJ 328:767. 2004
  62. doi Ocular manifestations of child abuse
    Victor M Elner
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1141-2. 2008
  63. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome: intending to harm or attempting to help?
    T Felekis
    Ophthalmology Department, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 18:819-21. 2008
    To describe the role of ophthalmologists in shaken baby syndrome evaluation.
  64. ncbi Non-accidental injury: a retrospective analysis of a large cohort
    Helen Carty
    RLC NHS Trust Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2 AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 12:2919-25. 2002
    ..It necessarily reflects personal experience and is not a population study. The distribution of the injuries in a cohort of 467 patients is reviewed...
  65. ncbi [Physical and sexual child abuse]
    Kathrin Gerlach
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Basel
    Ther Umsch 65:381-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, practicable procedures after diagnosing child abuse ar being discussed on the basis of legal terms...
  66. ncbi JAMA patient page. Inflicted brain injury in children
    Janet M Torpy
    JAMA 290:698. 2003
  67. ncbi [Metabolic disease or shaken baby syndrome?]
    Lisbeth Samsø Schmidt
    RAS Paediatrisk afdeling, Epilepsihospitalet i Dianalund
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:3323-4. 2003
    We describe two children with subdural haematoma and glutaricacidaemia type 1, who were diagnosed late because of initial suspicion of shaken baby syndrome.
  68. ncbi [Diagnostic imaging in child abuse]
    B Stover
    Abteilung Pädiatrische Radiologie, CC6, Diagnostische und interventionelle Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Radiologe 47:1037-48; quiz 1049. 2007
    ..injuries, soft tissue lesions, visceral injuries in "battered child syndrome" and brain injuries in "shaken baby syndrome"...
  69. ncbi Subretinal hemorrhage masquerading as a hemorrhagic choroidal detachment in a case of nonaccidental trauma
    Adina Weis
    Department of Ophthalmology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
    J AAPOS 11:616-7. 2007
    ..Postmortem examination revealed a large subretinal hemorrhage, with no evidence of choroidal hemorrhage...
  70. ncbi Ophthalmologic findings in infants after an apparent life-threatening event
    R L Altman
    Department of Pediatrics, New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NJ 10595, USA
    Eur J Ophthalmol 17:648-53. 2007
    ..finding of retinal hemorrhage in an infant who has experienced an ALTE strongly suggests the possibility of shaken baby syndrome. Previous ALTE studies have reported the frequency of this specific ocular abnormality but have not ..
  71. doi Shaken baby syndrome: evidence and experts
    C Smith
    Division of Pathology Neuropathology, University of Edinburgh
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:6-7. 2008
  72. pmc Shaken baby syndrome
    Brian Harding
    BMJ 328:720-1. 2004
  73. ncbi [Diagnostic image (177). A lifeless infant. Shaken baby syndrome]
    K van der Maesen
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Oogheelkunde, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:377. 2004
    In a 4-months-old male infant who had been discovered in his bed pale, apnoeic and cold, fundoscopy revealed multiple retinal haemorrhages due to shaken baby syndrome.
  74. ncbi Depressed skull fractures: a pattern of abusive head injury in three older children
    Anselm C W Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Child Abuse Negl 27:1323-9. 2003
    ..To describe a pattern of abusive head injury in a series of children older than 4 years of age...
  75. ncbi [Evaluation of subdural hemorrhage in infants after alleged minor trauma]
    H Maxeiner
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Freie Universitat Berlin, FB Humanmedizin, Hittorfstrasse 18, 14195 Berlin
    Unfallchirurg 104:569-76. 2001
    ..The wide-spread interpretation that most of these cases are the result of abuse, especially by the shaken-baby-syndrome, was doubted, and the role of (even minor) accidental events was emphasized...
  76. ncbi High-resolution cranial ultrasound in the shaken-baby syndrome
    C Y Chen
    Department of Radiology, Tri Service General Hospital and National Defence Medical Centre, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Neuroradiology 43:653-61. 2001
    ....
  77. ncbi [A postmortem view on "pure" subdural hemorrhages in infants and toddlers]
    H Maxeiner
    Freie Universitat Berlin, FB Humanmedizin, UK Benjamin Franklin, Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Berlin
    Klin Padiatr 214:30-6. 2002
    ..hand, reports presenting series of accidental cases were published, and the fear of an overdiagnosis of the shaken baby syndrome has been expressed...
  78. pmc Challenging the Pathophysiologic Connection between Subdural Hematoma, Retinal Hemorrhage and Shaken Baby Syndrome
    Steven C Gabaeff
    Emergency Medicine and Clinical Forensic Medicine, Sacramento, CA
    West J Emerg Med 12:144-58. 2011
    ..diagnostic findings of subdural hematoma and retinal hemorrhages as near-pathognomonic findings to diagnose shaken baby syndrome. This article reviews the origin of this link and casts serious doubt on the specificity of the ..
  79. ncbi Recognition and perception of elder abuse by prehospital and hospital-based care providers
    Austin G Rinker
    Paramedic, Community Rescue Service, Inc, and Emergency Services Program, Paramedic Emergency Services, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742 6590, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:110-5. 2009
    ....
  80. ncbi Infantile subdural hematomas due to traffic accidents
    Matthieu Vinchon
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, CHRU de Lille, Lille, France
    Pediatr Neurosurg 37:245-53. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that impaired CSF drainage plays a large role in the pathogenesis of ISDH. The fact that a single and recent trauma can result in mixed-density ISDH can be of great importance in forensic medicine...
  81. ncbi Susceptibility-weighted imaging findings of cortical laminar necrosis in pediatric patients
    T Niwa
    Department of Radiology, Kanagawa Children s Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1795-8. 2008
    ..We assessed whether cortical laminar necrosis in pediatric patients contains hemorrhage on SWI...
  82. ncbi [Screening of newborns for inborn errors of metabolism by tandem mass spectrometry]
    Henrik Simonsen
    Klinisk Biokemisk Afdeling, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 København S
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5607-12. 2002
    ..spectrometry can be used for investigation of metabolic diseases, sudden unexpected death of infancy and shaken baby syndrome. Critical appraisal of tandem mass spectrometry will lead to improved health for infants affected by rare ..
  83. ncbi Rare retinal haemorrhages in translational accidental head trauma in children
    V Sturm
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eye (Lond) 23:1535-41. 2009
    ..Retinal haemorrhages have been found, although uncommon, in accidental head trauma...
  84. ncbi Shaken baby syndrome
    J D Kivlin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ophthalmology 107:1246-54. 2000
    To examine the comprehensive ophthalmologic experience with the shaken baby syndrome at one medical center, including clinical findings, autopsy findings, and the outcome of survivors.
  85. ncbi Prolonged and unsoothable crying bouts in infants with and without colic
    Ronald G Barr
    Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, McGill University and the McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:14-23. 2005
    ..These features of parental experience may be important in preventive efforts to reduce negative impacts of early increased crying such as shaken baby syndrome.
  86. ncbi Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in Shaken Baby Syndrome
    Valerie Biousse
    Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:249-55. 2002
    To evaluate the role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWIMRI) in the diagnosis and management of children with suspected or confirmed Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS).
  87. ncbi Evaluating the epidemiology of inflicted traumatic brain injury in infants of U.S. military families
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S143-7. 2008
    ..the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injuries (inflicted TBI) in young children, and encompassing shaken baby syndrome (SBS) and related injuries, is an epidemiologic challenge...
  88. ncbi Overrepresentation of males in traumatic brain injury of infancy and in infants with macrocephaly: further evidence that questions the existence of shaken baby syndrome
    Rubin Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Ob Gyn, and Biomedical Engineering, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:165-73. 2010
    b>Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) has been thought to be caused by violent shaking of an infant and is characterized by the triad of findings: subdural hematoma (SDH), retinal hemorrhages, and neurologic abnormalities...
  89. ncbi Histological demonstration of haemosiderin deposits in lungs and liver from victims of chronic physical child abuse
    A Dorandeu
    Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Hopital Raymond Poincare, 104 Boulevard R Poincaré, F 92380, Garches, France
    Int J Legal Med 112:280-6. 1999
    ..have been described based on macroscopical and radiological criteria: the battered baby syndrome and the shaken baby syndrome. However, in some autopsy cases, clinico-radiological information may not be available...
  90. ncbi Dysphagia as a risk factor for sudden unexplained death in infancy
    D G Talbert
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W 12 ONN, UK
    Med Hypotheses 67:786-91. 2006
    ..of encephalopathy, subdural haemorrhages, and retinal haemorrhages is commonly considered diagnostic of Shaken Baby Syndrome, but the original paper describes a statistically linked QUADRAD of features, the fourth of which is a ..
  91. ncbi [Role of the vitreous body in vitreoretinal diseases]
    Tibor Milibak
    Fovárosi Onkormányzat Uzsoki utcai Kórház, Szemészeti Osztály, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 144:51-7. 2003
    ..During the last few years better understanding of vitreoretinal disorders and improved diagnostic and therapeutic methods opened a new era of vitreoretinal surgery...
  92. ncbi Pediatric head injury prediction: investigating the distance between the skull and the brain using medical imaging - biomed 2009
    Brielle M Paolini
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    Biomed Sci Instrum 45:161-6. 2009
    ..This model may then be used by the automotive industry or in the study and analysis of shaken baby syndrome (SBS)...
  93. ncbi Cyclic vomiting syndrome: contribution to dysphagic infant death
    D G Talbert
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN, UK
    Med Hypotheses 73:473-8. 2009
    ..is essentially a head vein hypertension malady, some features of which match those that are postulated for Shaken Baby Syndrome. CVS was described by Gee in 1882 but is still poorly understood...
  94. ncbi Incidence, distribution, and duration of birth-related retinal hemorrhages: a prospective study
    Lindsey A Hughes
    Ophthalmic Sciences Unit, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, University of Sheffield, and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, UK
    J AAPOS 10:102-6. 2006
    ..to birth trauma are part of the differential diagnosis of intraocular hemorrhages seen in the setting of Shaken baby syndrome in very young infants...
  95. ncbi Management of acute subdural hematomas in infants: intrathecal infusion streptokinase for clot lysis combined with subdural to subgaleal shunt
    Sergey N Larionov
    Department of Neurosurgery, Irkutsk Medical University, Irkutsk, Russia
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:437-42. 2008
    ..Subdural hematomas (SDHs) in full-term infants have the potential to cause death or lifelong disability. We report management and outcomes of eight cases of newborn with large SDH treated by streptokinase (SK) lavage and drainage...
  96. ncbi MR imaging findings of retinal hemorrhage in a case of nonaccidental trauma
    Deniz Altinok
    Department of Pediatric Imaging, Children s Hospital of Michigan, 3901 Beaubien Blvd, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:290-2. 2009
    Retinal hemorrhage is a well-recognized manifestation of child abuse found in many babies with shaken baby syndrome. The presence of retinal hemorrhage is generally associated with more severe neurological damage and a worse clinical ..
  97. ncbi Infant acute life-threatening event--dysphagic choking versus nonaccidental injury
    Patrick D Barnes
    Department of Radiology, Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 17:7-11. 2010
    ..to be inconsistent with the clinical and imaging features, and a diagnosis of nonaccidental injury with "shaken baby syndrome" was made...
  98. ncbi Manifestations of the shaken baby syndrome
    J D Kivlin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226 4812, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 12:158-63. 2001
    Retinal hemorrhages are the most common fundus finding in the shaken baby syndrome. They vary in type and location; no particular type is pathognomonic for the condition...
  99. ncbi [Battered baby syndrome. Report of a case with severe sequelae]
    I Pascual-Castroviejo
    Servicio de RM y TAC Clínica Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Madrid, 28006, Espana
    Rev Neurol 32:532-5. 2001
    ..To present a case with shaken-baby syndrome after having seizures and respiratory problems...
  100. ncbi Spontaneous separation of idiopathic epiretinal membrane in a 7-year-old child
    Hua Gao
    Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J AAPOS 11:393-4. 2007
    ..in children; it is usually idiopathic but can be due to conditions such as vitreous hemorrhage or shaken baby syndrome. Though persistent adherence of the symptomatic epiretinal membrane warrants surgical intervention, ..
  101. ncbi Intracranial trauma in a dog due to being "swung" at birth
    Sophie A Grundy
    VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group, Carmichael, CA, USA
    Top Companion Anim Med 24:100-3. 2009
    ..Findings were consistent with high-velocity deceleration trauma ("shaken baby syndrome")...

Research Grants5

  1. Profiling human reactive astrocytes for neurotrauma biomarkers
    Ina Beate Wanner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and spinal cord injuries including soldiers with blast inflicted injury, infants with the often undiagnosed shaken baby syndrome and athletes exposed to repeated concussions but their wounds are often invisible in the clinic...
  2. Novel Approaches to Screening for Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma
    Rachel P Berger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Relevance to public health: Inflicted childhood neurotrauma (ICN) - often referred to as shaken baby syndrome - is the leading cause of death from child abuse...
  3. COLLABORATIVE OCULAR MELANOMA STUDY
    ANTIONIO CAPONE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Standardized clinical and data collection procedures will be employed, and standardized forms will be used in all centers. Central training and certification of all study staff will be required. ..
  4. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to publications, data from this mentored research will be used to develop additional, independent research awards. ..