*  Prognosis research strategy (PROGRESS) 1: A framework for researching clinical outcomes | The BMJ
... and severe traumatic brain injury in the international mission on prognosis and clinical trial design in traumatic brain injury ... More recently, prognosis research has helped to redefine non-fatal acute myocardial infarctions51 based on the presence or ... The prognosis of some cancers, traumatic brain injury, and back pain are importantly influenced by conditions not related to ... Patient outcome after traumatic brain injury in high-, middle- and low-income countries: analysis of data on 8927 patients in ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.e5595.short?rss=1
*  Subdural Hematoma: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology
Subdural hematoma is the most common type of traumatic intracranial mass lesion. ... is a collection of blood below the inner layer of the dura but external to the brain and arachnoid membrane (see the images ... Secondary brain injuries may include edema, infarction, secondary hemorrhage, and brain herniation. ... Ultimate prognosis is related to the amount of associated direct brain damage and the damage resulting from the mass effect of ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1137207-overview
*  Sleep Spindles - As a Biomarker of Brain Function and Plasticity | IntechOpen
As a Biomarker of Brain Function and Plasticity , IntechOpen, Published on: 2012-10-17. Authors: Yuko Urakami, Andreas A. ... Incidence and prognosis value of spindles in post-traumatic coma. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 56 1983 5 420429 . ... Spindle coma from acute midbrain infarction. Neurology 2005 64 12 21592160 .. 85 - P. Kotagal, N. Yardi, The relationship ... Many neuroimaging techniques have shown the alterations in the brain parenchyma following severe traumatic brain injury, such ...
  https://www.intechopen.com/books/advances-in-clinical-neurophysiology/sleep-spindles-as-a-biomarker-of-brain-function-and-plasticity/
*  METHODS OF MANAGING BRAIN INFLAMMATION - Patent application
0003] Brain injuries, including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke, affect well over 2 million Americans each year and are ... The area of infarction and the area of both hemispheres were calculated for each brain slice. An edema index was calculated by ... favorable prognosis after 1 year. IL-6 is considered a robust early marker for outcome in acute ischemic stroke. MCP-1 plays a ... Traumatic brain injuries result from a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/app/20140221480
*  Books by Subject - Lane Medical Library - Stanford University School of Medicine
Ischemic brain damage in traumatic brain injury (TBI), extradural, subdural, and intracerebral hematomas and cerebral ... Space-occupying hemispheric infarction, clinical course, prediction and prognosis -- 16. Critical care of basilar artery ... Chapter 1. Epidemiology of hypertension and brain disease -- Chapter 2. Comorbidities often associated to brain damage in ... Pathophysiology of brain damage in hypertension: small vessel disease -- Chapter 6. Pathophysiology of brain damage in ...
  http://lane.stanford.edu/biomed-resources/ebsubjectbrowse.html?m=Vascular%20Diseases&page=2&proxy-links=false
*  Cunninghamella bertholletiae - Wikipedia
Infection often occurs through traumatic introductions into the body (i.e. through a wound). Cunninghamella bertholletiae can ... Common classes of mucormycoses include pulmonary, rhinocerebral (particularly when invasion into the vasculature of the brain ... Typically, initial pathology is from thrombosis and infarction. ... it is cited as having the worst prognosis of the Mucorales. ... in order to avoid dissemination into the vasculature of the brain and to avoid permanent optic nerve damage. Surgical ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cunninghamella_bertholletiae
*  Edematously | definition of edematously by Medical dictionary
brain edema. Swelling of the brain. It may be caused by increased permeability of brain capillary endothelial cells, focal ... traumatic edema. Tissue swelling occuring after blunt or penetrating injury.. Synonym: post-traumatic edema. Patient discussion ... Prognosis. The outlook is good if the condition is stabilized or reversed with treatment. ... including myocardial infarction, ischemia, or myocardial stunning; severe valvular heart disease; arrhythmias; excessive ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/edematously
*  Cerebral vasospasm : neurovascular events after subarachnoid hemorrhage (전자도서, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
Cerebral Hemodynamic Changes After Wartime Traumatic Brain Injury / Alexander Razumovsky, Teodoro Tigno, Sven M. Hochheimer, ... Systemic Interleukin-6 Levels Reflect Illness Course and Prognosis of Patients with Spontaneous Nonaneurysmal Subarachnoid ... Angiographic Vasospasm Versus Cerebral Infarction as Outcome Measures After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Nima Etminan, ... Global Cerebral Atrophy After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Possible Marker of Acute Brain Injury and Assessment of Its Impact on ...
  http://www.worldcat.org/title/cerebral-vasospasm-neurovascular-events-after-subarachnoid-hemorrhage/oclc/808368406?lang=ko
*  Cerebral venous thrombosis/ischemia
Compared with other forms of acute brain injury such as encephalopathy after cardiac arrest or traumatic brain injury, the ... B) Magnetic resoance imaging of the brain showing large hemorrhagic infarction (arrow) in patient with transverse sinus ... What will you tell the family about prognosis? Overall prevalence data on adverse outcomes in CVT has been reported in recent ... When there is infarction, the location and extent of infarction contribute to long-term outcome. For example, in newborns with ...
  http://www.thecardiologyadvisor.com/pediatrics/cerebral-venous-thrombosisischemia/article/624012/
*  A lack of association between elevated serum levels of S100B protein and autoimmunity in autistic children | Journal of...
Autoantibodies may cross the blood-brain barrier and combine with brain tissue antigens, forming immune complexes and resulting ... Validation of serum markers for blood-brain barrier disruption in traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma 2009, 26:1497-1507.View ... S-100 protein and neuron-specific enolase concentrations in blood as indicators of infarction volume and prognosis in acute ... Ingebrigtsen T, Waterloo K, Jacobsen EA, Langbakk B, Romner B: Traumatic brain damage in minor head injury: relation of serum S ...
  https://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1742-2094-9-54
*  A Phase II Trial of Cetuximab and Bevacizumab in Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer - Full Text View -...
Patients with known brain metastases should be excluded from this clinical trial because of their poor prognosis and because of ... No major surgical procedure, open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury within 28 days prior to study enrollment, or ... No unstable angina or myocardial infarction within the previous 6 months; no uncontrolled hypertension; no symptomatic ... These patients have a dismal prognosis with a median survival of 6-9 months 2-4. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00407810?recr=Open&cond=%22Oropharyngeal+Neoplasms%22&rank=10
*  Randomized Phase II Study of AZD6244 (Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Inhibitor) MEK-Inhibitor With Erlotinib in KRAS Wild...
In general, patients with known brain metastases should be excluded from this clinical trial because of their poor prognosis ... Major surgery or significant traumatic injury occurring within 21 days prior to treatment. ... recent myocardial infarction, or unstable ischemic heart disease. ... CT brain or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain) performed ... However, patients who have completed primary treatment of their brain metastasis by surgery or radiotherapy and have been off ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01229150?term=AZD6244%2FErlotinib%3A+NSCLC&rank=1
*  Amnesic disorders
Side of pupillary mydriasis predicts the cognitive prognosis in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.. DE Souza RL, ... Infarction in the pars libera of the column of fornix including pre (cholinergic)- and post (circuit of Papez fiber tracts)- ... predictive power of hospitalization variables for long-term cognitive prognosis in adult patients with severe traumatic brain ... Memory disturbances frequently occur after brain damage, but can be associated with psychiatric illnesses as well. Amnesia-the ...
  https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/publication/2544191
*  Lohp, 5-Fu/Lv and Bevacizumab, Alternative With Cpt-11, 5-Fu/Lv and Cetuximab In Metastatic Crc
metastasis, recurrence and prognosis.. In a phase 2 trial of treatment of CRC, the addition of bevacizumab to FU/LV increased ... History of myocardial infarction or stroke within 6 months. - Clinically significant peripheral vascular disease. - History of ... Major surgical procedure, open biopsy, or significant traumatic injury within 30 days. prior to Day 1. - Presence of central ... nervous system or brain metastases. - Evidence of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy. - Blood pressure > 150/100 mmHg. - ...
  http://www.knowcancer.com/cancer-trials/NCT00755118/
*  Frontiers | HYPOPITUITARISM FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: DETERMINING FACTORS FOR DIAGNOSIS | Endocrinology
... long recognised as a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI), is a major cause of disability that includes physical and ... long recognised as a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI), is a major cause of disability that includes physical and ... 1) Traumatic damage to the long hypophyseal portal veins and subsequent venous infarction are thought to be the main underlying ... needed to know the impact of post-traumatic hypopituitarism and to assess the impact of hormone replacement in the prognosis. ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fendo.2011.00025/full
*  Parkinsonism - A Review - P.B. Kader - Disease Index, Homeopathy Papers, Neurological Disorders
Prognosis is good Post-traumatic Parkinsonism. Often with a history of severe head injury or frequent head trauma that resulted ... area of mid brain, basal fore brain, and last in neo cortex. It also observed in autonomic nerves of the gut and heart ( ... are used to rule out the secondary causes of Parkinsonism, such as basal ganglia tumor, cerebral infarction and hydrocephalus. ... PROGNOSIS. Diseases with pronounced tremor have a better prognosis than diseases with rigidity. Mortality ratios are around ...
  https://hpathy.com/homeopathy-papers/a-review-of-parkinsonism/
*  Clinical Trials Registry | Internet Stroke Center
Prognosis. 1. Brain Injuries, Traumatic. 1. Diet. 1. Infantile Hypophosphatasia. 1. Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 35. 1. ...
  http://www.strokecenter.org/trials/conditions?page=64
*  Brain Abscess - The Clinical Advisor
What should you tell the family about the patient's prognosis?. *. Case fatality rates have dropped to 0-25% in the era of ... Craniotomy: Open craniotomy is often not necessary but is more commonly employed in cases of traumatic abscess to assure ... is most curative when the Mucorales are suspected given the ability to invade blood vessels leading to local tissue infarction ... Are you sure your patient has a brain abscess? What should you expect to find?. *. Although uncommon, brain abscesses can be ...
  https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/infectious-diseases/brain-abscess/article/609880/
*  Fixed and dilated pupils after trauma, stroke, and previous intracranial surgery: management and outcome | Journal of Neurology...
The prognosis for FDPs on brain contusions and global brain oedema was even worse, with a mortality of 91.7% and 80.0%, ... Sakas et al reported a range of 1-9 hours delay for surgical treatment of bilateral FDPs in traumatic brain injury and found 3 ... The prognosis for patients with FDPs due to intracranial haemorrhage or primary infarction was only somewhat better (mortality ... 1981) Reversible brain-stem dysfunction following acute traumatic subdural hematoma. a clinical and electrophysiological study. ...
  http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/71/2/175.full
*  AMPA Antagonist ZK200775 in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke | Stroke
Comparison of serum S-100 protein following stroke and traumatic brain injury. J Neurol Sci. 2000; 181: 104-110. ... S-100 protein and neuron-specific enolase concentrations in blood as indicators of infarction volume and prognosis in acute ... S-100 protein and neuron-specific enolase in CSF after experimental traumatic or focal ischemic brain damage. J Neurosurg. 1989 ... serum marker of focal brain damage after ischemic territorial MCA infarction. Stroke. 1997; 28: 1961-1965. ...
  http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/33/12/2813
*  Copeptin, the C-terminal section of provasopressin, has emerged as a novel | immune-source.com
Copeptin is significantly elevated in patients with stroke, acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, shock, and traumatic ... the positive association of copeptin with poor prognosis after stroke was consistent in each stratified analysis. The present ... brain injury and has also been proposed to be a prognostic marker for poor clinical outcome and death in these patients5,6,7,8, ...
  http://www.immune-source.com/2017/08/copeptin-the-c-terminal-section-of-provasopressin-has-emerged-as-a-novel/
*  Outline of the human brain - Wikipedia
... traumatic brain injury (TBI), Stroke, Brain damage, Frontal lobe injury and also the Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury ... Brain metastases have a poor prognosis for cure, but modern treatments are allowing patients to live months and sometimes years ... See also Cerebral infarction and Stroke recovery Disease theory of alcoholism - problem drinking is sometimes caused by a ... Human brain List of regions in the human brain Lobes of the brain Brain Basal ganglia Brain stem including Medulla oblongata, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_the_human_brain
*  Genetic variants in NAMPT predict bladder cancer risk and prognosis in individuals from southwest Chinese Han group - Semantic...
In the present study, we analyzed the SNPs of the NAMPT gene and their impact on the susceptibility and prognosis for patients ... for NAMPT in the pathogenesis of bladder cancer and SNPs of NAMPT gene might be a novel genetic biomarker for the prognosis of ... Visfatin expression and genetic polymorphism in patients with traumatic brain injury.. *Hong Xiao, Ming Cheng, Li-Jun Zhang, Ke ... NAMPT (visfatin) and AKT1 genetic variants associate with myocardial infarction.. *Karin Leander, Bruna Gigante, Angela ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Genetic-variants-in-NAMPT-predict-bladder-cancer-in-Zhang-Zhou/106989692ccace31f85dac924641c65964d4ad68
*  HEAD INJURY FOR NEUROLOGISTS | Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
The acute period of recovery from traumatic brain injury: post-traumatic amnesia or post-traumatic confusional state. J ... After hypoxic-ischaemic insults prognosis is much worse, only 10% of vegetative patients regaining awareness after one month ... infarction caused by transtentorial herniation. The low signal intensity in the left mid-temporal region is caused by partial ... Mild traumatic brain injury: pathophysiology, natural history, and clinical management. Neurology1995;45:1253-60. ...
  http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/73/suppl_1/i8.full
*  Question about stab wounds
In the intensive care unit, induced hypothermia has been applied to patients with traumatic brain injury, cerebral infarction, ... that would suggest a poor prognosis with a lot of brain damage from poor blood profusion during the shock before fluid ... Induced Hypothermia in Cardiovascular and Brain Surgery. Clinical application of induced hypothermia for brain protection has ... A medically induced coma is used to protect the brain while cerebral edema is being treated.. But the rest of that paragraph ...
  http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?333110-Question-about-stab-wounds