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Blunt brain injury activates the coagulation process.
OBJECTIVE To measure the prevalence of and characterize coagulopathy in patients with blunt brain injury. DESIGN Retrospective observation study based on review of medical records. SETTING… Expand
Suppression of cellular immune activity following severe head injury.
Infection is a major cause of morbidity following multiple traumatic and head injury. Although immunosuppression has been demonstrated after multiple traumatic injury, the effects of head injury on… Expand
Fractures of the Thoracolumbar Spine Sustained by Soldiers in Vehicles Attacked by Improvised Explosive Devices
Study Design. Retrospective analysis. Objective. To analyze the types of orthopedic spine fractures sustained by North Atlantic Treaty Organization soldiers when vehicles are attacked by improvised… Expand
Humoral and cellular immunity following severe head injury: review and current investigations.
- C. H. Miller, K. Quattrocchi, E. Frank, B. Issel, F. Wagner
- Biology, Medicine
- Neurological research
- 1 June 1991
Infection is a common and serious complication of severe head injury. Immunocompetence in 25 severely head injured patients was investigated by measuring: (1) delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) skin… Expand
Impairment of helper T-cell function following severe head injury.
Major infections, such as sepsis and pneumonia, occur in 50-75% of patients following isolated severe head injury. Previous studies have demonstrated that this high incidence of infection following… Expand
Traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation and Dislocation
Study Design This is a retrospective single-patient case report with a literature review. Objective To report on a neurologically intact adult with bilateral traumatic atlamoaxial rotatory… Expand
Severe head injury: effect upon cellular immune function.
- K. Quattrocchi, E. Frank, C. H. Miller, S. Dull, R. Howard, F. Wagner
- Neurological research
- 1 March 1991
Infection is a major cause of morbidity following severe head injury. Although investigations have demonstrated central nervous system modulation of immune function, the effects of severe head injury… Expand
Impairment of helper T-cell function and lymphokine-activated killer cytotoxicity following severe head injury.
- K. Quattrocchi, E. Frank, C. H. Miller, A. Amin, B. Issel, F. Wagner
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 November 1991
Infection is a major complication of severe head injury, occurring in 50% to 75% of patients who survive to hospitalization. Previous investigations of immune activity following head injury have… Expand
Cell-mediated immunity in severely head-injured patients: the role of suppressor lymphocytes and serum factors.
Severe head injury results in suppression of cellular immunity associated with defective in vitro functioning of effector lymphocytes, such as helper T cells and cytotoxic T cells. It is not known… Expand
Injuries resulting from bicycle collisions.
- E. Frank, P. Frankel, R. Mullins, N. Taylor
- Academic emergency medicine : official journal of…
- 1 March 1995
OBJECTIVE To review all bicycle crash-related injuries reported to the Oregon Injury Registry for 1989 to compare patterns of injury and other features in adults vs children and adolescents. … Expand