Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Brain Injury

Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management

Edited by Amit Agrawal

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blood flow and metabolism, investigative approaches and monitoring of brain injured, different protective mechanisms and recovery and management approach to these individuals, functional and endocrine aspects of brain injuries, approaches to rehabilitation of brain injured and preventive aspects of traumatic brain injuries. The collective contribution from experts in brain injury research area would be successfully conveyed to the readers and readers will find this book to be a valuable guide to further develop their understanding about brain injury.

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Brain InjuryPathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and ManagementEdited by Amit Agrawal

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1074

ISBN: 978-953-51-0265-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5259-0

Copyright year: 2012

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79194 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

40 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations


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1. Current Understanding and Experimental Approaches to the Study of Repetitive Brain Injury

By John T. Weber


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2. Traumatic Brain Injury and Inflammation: Emerging Role of Innate and Adaptive Immunity

By Efthimios Dardiotis, Vaios Karanikas, Konstantinos Paterakis, Kostas Fountas and Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou


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3. Shared Genetic Effects among Measures of Cognitive Function and Leukoaraiosis

By Jennifer A. Smith, Thomas H. Mosley, Jr., Stephen T. Turner and Sharon L. R. Kardia


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4. Compensatory Neurogenesis in the Injured Adult Brain

By Bronwen Connor


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5. The Effects of Melatonin on Brain Injury in Acute Organophosphate Toxicity

By Aysegul Bayir


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6. Alzheimer's Factors in Ischemic Brain Injury

By Ryszard Pluta and Mirosław Jabłoński


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7. The Leukocyte Count, Immature Granulocyte Count and Immediate Outcome in Head Injury Patients

By Arulselvi Subramanian, Deepak Agrawal, Ravindra Mohan Pandey, Mohita Nimiya and Venencia Albert


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8. Animal Models of Retinal Ischemia

By Gillipsie Minhas and Akshay Anand


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9. Cerebral Blood Flow in Experimental and Clinical Neurotrauma: Quantitative Assessment

By Hovhannes M. Manvelyan


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10. MRI Characterization of Progressive Brain Alterations After Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury: Region Specific Tissue Damage, Hemodynamic Changes and Axonal Injury

By Riikka Immonen and Nick Hayward


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11. Neurointensive Care Monitoring for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

By Zamzuri Idris, Muzaimi Mustapha and Jafri Malin Abdullah


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12. The Dynamic Visualization Technology in Brain Deceleration Injury Research

By Zhiyong Yin, Shengxiong Liu, Daiqin Tao and Hui Zhao


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13. The Experimental Technology on the Brain Impact Injuries

By Zhiyong Yin, Hui Zhao, Daiqin Tao and Shengxiong Liu


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14. Towards Non-Invasive Bedside Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow and Oxygen Metabolism in Brain-Injured Patients with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

By Mamadou Diop, Jonathan T. Elliott, Ting-Yim Lee and Keith St. Lawrence


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15. Mechanisms of Neuroprotection Underlying Physical Exercise in Ischemia - Reperfusion Injury

By David Dornbos III and Yuchuan Ding


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16. Physiological Neuroprotective Mechanisms in Natural Genetic Systems: Therapeutic Clues for Hypoxia-Induced Brain Injuries

By Thomas I Nathaniel, Francis Umesiri, Grace Reifler, Katelin Haley, Leah Dziopa, Julia Glukhoy and Rahul Dani


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17. Competing Priorities in the Brain Injured Patient: Dealing with the Unexpected

By Jonathan R. Wisler, Paul R. Beery II, Steven M. Steinberg and Stanislaw P. A. Stawicki


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18. Traumatic Brain Injury - Acute Care

By Angela N. Hays and Abhay K. Varma


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19. Clinical Neuroprotection Against Tissue Hypoxia During Brain Injuries; The Challenges and the Targets

By Thomas I Nathaniel, Effiong Otukonyong, Sarah Bwint, Katelin Haley, Diane Haleem, Adam Brager and Ayotunde Adeagbo


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20. Antioxidant Treatments: Effect on Behaviour, Histopathological and Oxidative Stress in Epilepsy Model

By Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas


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21. Growth Hormone and Kynesitherapy for Brain Injury Recovery

By Jesús Devesa, Pablo Devesa, Pedro Reimunde and Víctor Arce


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22. Novel Strategies for Discovery, Validation and FDA Approval of Biomarkers for Acute and Chronic Brain Injury

By S. Mondello, F. H. Kobeissy, A. Jeromin, J. D. Guingab-Cagmat, Z. Zhiqun, J. Streeter, R. L. Hayes and K. K. Wang


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23. Decompressive Craniectomy: Surgical Indications, Clinical Considerations and Rationale

By Dare Adewumi and Austin Colohan


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24. The Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Patients Suffering Severe Closed Head Injuries

By Haralampos Gatos, Eftychia Z. Kapsalaki, Apostolos Komnos Konstantinos N. Paterakis and Kostas N. Fountas


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25. The Importance of Restriction from Physical Activity in the Metabolic Recovery of Concussed Brain

By Giuseppe Lazzarino, Roberto Vagnozzi, Stefano Signoretti, Massimo Manara, Roberto Floris, Angela M. Amorini, Andrea Ludovici, Simone Marziali, Tracy K. McIntosh and Barbara Tavazzi


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