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Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

1st Edition

Edited by Daniel Laskowitz, Gerald Grant

CRC Press

436 pages

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Description

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the developme

Table of Contents

Epidemiology. Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury. Diffuse Axonal Injury. Blood-Brain Barrier Pathophysiology following Traumatic Brain Injury. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Secondary Neuronal Injury following Traumatic Brain Injury. Neuroinflammation. Neurosteroids and Traumatic Brain Injury: Translating Biomarkers to Therapeutics; Overview and Pilot Investigations in Iraq and Afghanistan Era Veterans. Neuroplasticity after Traumatic Brain Injury. Genetic Influences in Traumatic Brain Injury. Modeling Post-Traumatic Epilepsy for Therapy Development. Translational Principles of Neuroprotective and Neurorestorative Therapy Testing in Animal Models of Traumatic Brain Injury. Biomarkers of Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Relationship to Pathology. Advanced Neuroimaging of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Epilepsy after Traumatic Brain Injury. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Management. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Relationship to Traumatic Brain Injury and Approach to Treatment. Traumatic Brain Injury and Potential for Neuromodulation. Enhanced Functional Outcome from Traumatic Brain Injury with Brain-Machine Interface Neuromodulation: Neuroprosthetic Scaling in Relation to Injury Severity. Neurocognitive and Psychiatric Symptoms following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

About the Editors

Edited by

Daniel Laskowitz, MD, MHS, professor of neurology, anesthesiology & neurobiology; and director, Neurovascular Laboratories, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Gerald A. Grant, MD, FACS, division chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery; vice chair for pediatric neurosurgery and associate program director; and associate professor, Department of Neurosurgery; Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, California, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience