Effect of a Boswellia and Ginger Mixture on the Memory Dysfunction of the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Omid Yousefi; Shahab Ghazi Mirsaiid; Pouria Azami; Ghazal Karimi; Arash Mani; Amin Niakan; Hosseinali Khalili

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 157-164

  Objective: To study a Boswellia and ginger mixture on the memory dysfunction of the mild traumatic braininjury (mTBI) patients.Methods: Patients with mTBI were asked about memory impairment following the injury. One hundred mTBIpatients were visited and assessed using an auditory-visual learning test ...  Read More

S100 Calcium-Binding Protein B and Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Ali Meshkini; Amir Ghorbani; Zahra Hasanpour Segherlou; Masoud Nouri-Vaskeh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 183-187

  Objective: To examine the GFAP and S100B ability in prevention unnecessary brain CT scan in mTBI and compare them with the single extremity fracture in orthopedic patients. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, two orthopedics patients’ groups and mTBI patients were studied to assess the biomarkers’ ...  Read More

Uncomplicated Wide Oblique Clivus Fracture, the First Case to be Included in the List of Classification; Report of the Case and Review of Literature

sina jelodar; Ahmad Pourrashidi; Abbas Amirjamshidi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 416-419

  Sheno-occipital diastasis happens more frequently in children and is accompanied with neural and vascular injuries leading to a high rate of mortality. We present a rare type of clival fracture in a 21 years old man who could survive without any deficit even though the fracture extended widely from left ...  Read More

Mortality And Morbidity of Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries; A Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Experience Over 15 Years

Kam Lun Ellis Hon; Szewei Huang; Wai Sang Poon; Hon Ming Cheung; Patrick Ip; Benny Zee

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 256-262

  Objective: To determine the mortality, morbidity, types of intracranial hemorrhages, and factors associated with length of stay (LOS) associated with accidental traumatic brain injury (TBI) at a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of a regional trauma center in an Asian city.Methods: This study is a ...  Read More

Efficacy of Simultaneous Administration of Nimodipine, Progesterone, and Magnesium Sulfate in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ali Abdoli; Farshid Rahimi-Bashar; Saadat Torabian; Sepideh Sohrabi; Hamid Reza Makarchian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 124-129

  Objective: To investigate the safety and efficacy of simultaneous administration of nimodipine, progesterone, magnesium sulfate in patients suffering from severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).Methods: Overall, 90 patients with blunt head trauma who were admitted to the Besat hospital, Hamadan University ...  Read More

Intrauterine Fetal Traumatic Brain Injury Following Motor Vehicle Accident; A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mohammad Safdari; Zohre Safdari; Masoud Pishjoo

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 372-375

  Trauma, especially traumatic injuries due to car accidents are one of the causes of maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity during pregnancy. Fetus brain injuries are usually caused fetus death. We herein report a pregnant woman in 28 weeks of gestation. The fetus was found to be normal during in-hospital. ...  Read More

The Predictive Value of Repeated Abdominal Ultrasonography in Patients with Multiple Trauma and Decreased Level of Consciousness: The Experience of a Resource-Limited Centre

Shahram Paydar; Behnam Dalfardi; Bardia Zangbar-Sabegh; Hossein Heidaripour; Leila Pourandi; Alireza Shakibafard; Mehdi Tahmtan; Leila Shayan; Mohammad Hadi Niakan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 26-30

  Objective: To determine the predictive value of repeated abdominal ultrasonography in patients with multiple trauma and decreased level of consciousness (LOC).Methods: This prospective cross-sectional study was conducted over a six-month period at Shahid Rajaee Trauma Hospital, Shiraz, Iran. We included ...  Read More

The Frequency of Brain CT-Scan Findings in Patients with Scalp Lacerations Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; A Cross-Sectional Study

Hadid Hamrah; Sarah Mehrvarz; Amir Mohammad Mirghassemi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 54-58

  Objective: To determine the frequency of the brain CT-scan findings in patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and scalp lacerations.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during a 1-year period from March 2016 to March 2017 in Level I trauma center in Shiraz, Southern Iran. We included ...  Read More

Severe Cranioencephalic Trauma: Prehospital Care, Surgical Management and Multimodal Monitoring

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Andres M. Rubiano; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Willem Calderon-Miranda; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Marco Antonio Blancas Rivera; Amit Agrawal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 8-23

  Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death in developed countries. It is estimated that only in the United States about 100,000 people die annually in parallel among the survivors there is a significant number of people with disabilities with significant costs for the health system. It has been ...  Read More

Symptomatic Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Case Report

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Nasly Zabaleta-Churio; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Andres M. Rubiano; Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Amit Agrawal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 58-61

  Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) is a congenital disorder, which is basically a tonsillar herniation (≥ 5 mm) below the foramen magnum with or without syringomyelia. The real cause behind this malformation is still unknown. Patients may remain asymptomatic until they engender a deteriorating situation, ...  Read More

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Fall Injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; A Cross-Sectional Study

Saber Ghaffari-fam; Ehsan Sarbazi; Amin Daemi; Mohamadreza Sarbazi; Lachin Riyazi; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Ali Allahyari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 104-110

  Objective: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hospital between 2008 and 2013. We recorded the demographic ...  Read More

Effects of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring on Outcome of Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Results of a Historical Cohort Study

Abdolkarim Rahmanian; Ali Haghnegahdar; Abdolvahab Rahmanian; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 151-155

  Objective: To investigate the effects of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring on mortality rate and functional outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).Methods: This was historical cohort study being performed in Nemazee hospital of Shiraz during a 4-year period (from 2006 to 2010) ...  Read More

Isolated Post-Traumatic Syringobulbia; Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mousa Taghipour; Nima Derakhshan; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 166-169

  Syringobulbiais very rare condition defined as slit-like fluid cavity in the brain stem. Several conditions have been reported to be associated with syringobulbia including neoplasms, spinal cord traumas or lesions such as tethered cord, hind-brain herniation, infections such as meningitis and in isolation.Although ...  Read More

Bilateral Traumatic Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage Associated With Epidural Hematoma: Case Report and Literature Review

Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Andres M Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 130-132

  Traumatic basal ganglia hematoma is a rare condition defined as presence of hemorrhagic lesions in basal ganglia or adjacent structures suchas internal capsule, putamen and thalamus. Bilateral basal ganglia hematoma are among the devastating and rare condition. We herein report a 28-year old man, a ...  Read More

Effects of Glycemic Level on Outcome of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Sandy Zuleica Navas-Marrugo; Robert Andrés Velasquez-Loperena; Richard José Adie-Villafañe; Duffay Velasquez-Loperena; Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Juan Camilo Pulido-Gutiérrez; Javier Ricardo Rodríguez-Conde; María Fernanda Moreno-Moreno; Andrés M. Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 65-71

                           ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the effects of glycemic level on outcome patients with traumatic brain injury.Methods:  From September 2010 to December 2012, all medical records of adult patients with TBI admitted to the Emergency Room of Laura Daniela ...  Read More

Mycotic Aneurysm of External Carotid Artery following Traumatic Brain Injury: Case Report and Review of Literature

Hosseinali Khalili; Nima Derakhshan; Zahed Malekmohammadi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 92-95

  Mycotic aneurysm of external carotid artery is extremely rare. We herein report a case of external carotid artery (ECA) aneurysm following severe traumatic brain injury. A 24-year-old man with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a car accident was referred to Rajaee Trauma Center Emergency ...  Read More