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  1. 1. Poster Session A Abstract #0001-#0235 Thursday, April 10, 2008 0007 EFFICIENCY OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION IN MOTOR EFFERENT APHASIA Arturo Lopez1, Luis Quintanar1, Yulia Solovieva1, 1Autonomus University of Puebla, Mexico 0017 Endurance exercise promotes cardiorespiratory rehabilitation without neurorestoration in the chronic mouse model of Parkinsonism with severe neurodegeneration M Al-Jarrah2, K Pothakos1, L Novikova1, IV Smirnova1, MJ Kurz1, L Stehno-Bittel1, YS Lau1, 1The University of Kansas Medical Center, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 2 Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan 0018 Social Identity And Attitudes Towards Survivors Of Brain Injury. Mark Linden1, Ivor Crothers2, 1Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom, 2Craigavon and Banbridge Community HSS, United Kingdom 0022 The Role of Spirituality in Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury Pennie Seibert1, Carin Patterson2, Caitlin Otto2, Paul Wilson2, Nichole Whitener1, Christian Zimmerman1, 1Idaho Neurological Institute at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, United States, 2Boise State University, United States 0023 Telemedicine: Possibilities for Improving Traumatic Brain Injury Care Pennie Seibert1, Tiffany Whitmore1, Carin Patterson2, Caitlin Otto2, Paul Wilson2, Nichole Whitener1, Michael Ward1, Christian Zimmerman1, 1Idaho Neurological Institute at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, United States, 2Boise State University, United States 0030 Preliminary Evidence for Post-traumatic Epilepsy in an Experimental Model of Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Kimberly Statler1, Pieter Scheerlinck1, Wendy Pouliot1, H. Steve White1, F. Edward Dudek1, 1University of Utah, United States 0035 Diffusion tensor imaging in children with traumatic brain injury: neural correlates of motor dysfunction Karen Caeyenberghs1, Bouwien Smits-Engelsman1, Stefan Sunaert2, Swinnen Stephan1, 1 Motor Control Laboratory, Group Biomedical Sciences, KULeuven, Belgium, 2Department of Radiology, University Hospital, KULeuven, Belgium 0036 Recombinant Factor VIIa as an Adjunctive Therapy to Facilitate Organ Donation in Patients with Nonsurvivable Traumatic Brain Injury Deborah M. Stein1, Richard P. Stein1, Charlie Alexander2, Thomas M. Scalea1, 1R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, United States, 2 The Living Legacy Foundation, United States 0037 Diffuse Axonal Injury: Epidemiology and Outcome Deborah M. Stein1, Christopher Handley2, Thomas M. Scalea1, 1R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, United States, 2The National Study Center for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland School of Medicine, United States 0041 Association Of Injury Severity, MRI Results And ApoE Genotype With One-Year Outcome In TBI - A Preliminary Study Heli Hiekkanen1, Timo Kurki2, Nina Brandstack2, Veli Kairisto3, Olli Tenovuo1, 1Department
  2. 2. of Neurology, University of Turku, Finland, 2Department of Radiology, University of Turku, Finland, 3Department of Clinical Chemistry, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland 0042 New insights into the nature of balance disorder after traumatic brain injury (TBI): findings from a multifactorial study Maggie Campbell1, 1Sheffield Primary Care Trust, United Kingdom 0043 Key issues for the assessment of balance disorder after traumatic brain injury (TBI): findings from a multifactorial study Maggie Campbell1, 1Sheffield Primary Care Trust, United Kingdom 0044 Towards a better understanding of MTBI and Post Concussion Syndrome: insights from a study focused on balance disorder Maggie Campbell1, 1Sheffield Primary Care Trust, United Kingdom 0048 Rosiglitazone, a PPAR-γ ligand, improves neuroprotective effect of NMDA receptor agonist MK-801 in experimental embolic stroke in rats Mohammad Allahtavakoli1, Ali Roohbakhsh1, Aliasghar Pourshanazari1, Jamileh Mashayekhi1, 1Rafsanjan university of medical sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of 0049 Acquired Brain Injury Club at a Community College: Opportunities for Support, Involvement, and Leadership Nancy Chinn1, 1Santa Rosa Junior College, United States 0055 The impact of pharmacological treatments on outcome following traumatic brain injury in adults: A meta-analysis. Patricia Wheaton1, Jane L. Mathias1, Robert Vink1, 1The University of Adelaide, Australia 0060 THE INTERFERING EFFECT AND PROBABLE MECHANISM OF NEUREGULIN ON CEREBRAL ISCHEMIA REPERFUSION INJURY IN MICE Guo Yunliang1, Du Fang1, Wang Tao1, 1Qingdao University Medical College, China 0061 Percutaneous Endoscopic One-Step Button Gastrostomy has Merits for Neurological Rehabilitation of Patients with Oropharyngeal Dysphagia. Hikaru Muramatsu1, Kyouich Mizuno2, Teruhiko Iwase1, Kimiko Koike1, 1Department of Medicine, Kasugai Rehabilitation Hospital, Japan, 2Department of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan 0065 Diffusivity of Normal Appearing Brain In Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Nina Brandstack1, Timo Kurki1, Heli Hiekkanen2, Olli Tenovuo2, 1Department of Radiology, University of Turku, Finland, 2Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Finland 0067 Clinical Utility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Fiber Tractography for Evaluating Diffuse Axonal Injury Ken Sugiyama1, Takeo Kondo1, Yoshimi Suzukamo1, Minoru Endo2, Hiroshi Watanabe3, Keiichiro Shindo4, Shin-Ichi Izumi1, 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, 2Division of Neurology, Tohoku Employees' Pension Welfare Hospital, Japan, 3Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tohoku Employees' Pension Welfare Hospital, Japan, 4Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Rehabilitation Hospital, Japan 0069 Memory recovery occurred from our long-time daily cognitive rehabilitations in four clients with severe traumatic brain injury. Case studies. Masako Fujii1, Keiko Matsuoka1, 1Nonprofit Organization TBI Rehabilitation Center, Japan 0073 Evolution of the condition of people with mild traumatic brain injury: A prospective study
  3. 3. Jean-Francois Cantin1, Michel Pépin1, 1Laval University, Canada, 2Québec Readaptation Institute, Canada 0074 Relationships between clinical neuropsychological outcomes and laboratory measures of locomotor behaviour in complex environments following moderate or severe TBI Jean-Francois Cantin1, Guylaine Duchesneau1, Bonnie Swaine4, Julien Doyon3, Denyse Dumas1, Bradford McFadyen2, 1Quebec Rehabilitation Institute, Canada, 2Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Canada, 3Unité de Neurologie Fonctionnelle, Département de psychologie, University of Montreal, Canada, 4 School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada 0076 Attention and Executive Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: A Prospective Study with Coimbra Neuropsychological Assessment Battery Lígia Santos2, Mário Simões1, Luís Borges3, 1University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal, 3Coimbra's Paediatric Hospital, Portugal 0077 The role of anxiety in the emergence, severity and maintanence of postconcussive syndrome Simon Collinson1, Amutha Meyyappan1, Christopher Beng Ti Ang2, 1National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore 0081 Aligning hospital and team structure to ICF-based goal oriented rehabilitation processes improves outcome parameters in head trauma rehabilitation Soenke Johannes1, Klaus Schmitt1, Hans Peter Gmuender1, 1Rehaklinik Bellikon, Switzerland 0082 Open methylphenidate trial among brain injured population in Oman with acute vs. chronic working memory impairment Samir Al-Adawi1, Aziz Al-Naamani1, Atsu Dorvlo2, Santosh Lad3, Ali Al Maashani3, Rewati Sharma3, Des Gorman4, 1Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 2Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 3Department of Neurosurgery, Khoula Hospital, Ministry of Health, Oman, 4Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, the University of Auckland, New Zealand 0083 Physiotherapy after TBI: Review of Evidence Based Practice Stephanie Hellweg1, Soenke Johannes1, 1Rehaklinik Bellikon, Switzerland 0091 An Internet-Based Intervention for Depression in Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: A Pilot Study Jane Topolovec-Vranic1, Tantiana Satini1, Mary Ann Pollman1, Alicja Michalak1, Martine Andrews1, Shree Bhalerao1, Michael D. Cusimano1, Valerie Gilmore1, Cheryl Masanic1, Donna Ouchterlony2, 1St. Michael's Hospital, Canada, 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada 0096 A Hard Knock’s Life: An Educational Program Model for Post Concussion Syndrome in Student-Athletes Rachel Bauer2, Joseph Richert II1, 1Special Tree Rehabilitation System, United States, 2 The George Washington University, United States 0098 Differences between severe (SHI) and moderate head injury (MHI) in Singapore Chi Long Ho1, Beng Ti Ang1, Kah Keow Lee1, Ivan Ng1, 1National Neuroscience Institute , Singapore 0101 Brain metabolite changes in rats with cholinergic insult
  4. 4. Véronique PABAN1, Caroline CHAMBON1, Nathalie BARIL1, Béatrice ALESCIO- LAUTIER1, 1Universite Provence, France 0108 Depressive symptoms in people with chronic aphasia Brígida Patrício1, Maria Emília Santos2, 1Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos - Hospital Pedro Hispano, Portugal, 2Escola Superior de Saúde do Alcoião, Portugal 0114 The experience of appraisal, coping and adaptive psychosocial adjustment following traumatic brain injury: a qualitative investigation Laura Shotton1, Jane Simpson2, Mike Smith3, 1International Centre for Neuro- Rehabilitation and Neuro-Psychiatry, United Kingdom, 2Lancaster University, United Kingdom, 3Lancaster Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom 0115 The Role of Narratives in the Reconstruction of the Self following Encephalitis Ava Easton1, Karl Atkin2, 1The Encephalitis Society, United Kingdom, 2The University of York, United Kingdom 0116 Long-lasting sleep patterns of adult patients with minor traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and non-mTBI subjects Shaul Schreiber1, Gabriel Barkai1, Tamar Gur-Hartman2, Einat Peles3, Naveh Tov4, Ornah T. Dolberg1, Chaim G. Pick2, 1Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine,, Israel, 2Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine,, Israel, 3Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Clinic for Drug Abuse, Treatment & Research, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel, 4Department of Internal Medicine C, Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Israel 0122 CLINICAL DECISIONS BASED ON MICRODIALYSIS IN BRAIN TRAUMA Evangelos K Papadopoulos1, Panagiotis G Papanikolaou1, Konstantinos Barkas1, Theofilos S Paleologos1, Athanasios Markellos1, Eftratios Manousakis1, Stavros Stamatiou1, Anastasios Venetikidis1, Emmanouel Chatzidakis1, 1Neurosurgical Department General Nikaia-Piraeus Hospital, Greece 0124 functional independence between arithmetical operations maria pilar salguero alcañiz1, jose ramón alameda bailén1, 1university of huelva, Spain 0127 A retrospective evaluation of the pituitary function in adults receiving neurointensive care at Sahlgrenska University Hospital 1999-2002 after severe traumatic brain injury. Gudni Gudnason1, Trandur Ulfarsson1, Martin Öst1, Bengt Nellgård1, Karl-Erik Jakobssen1, Michael Nilsson1, Thord Rosén1, 1Göteborg University , Sweden 0132 Long-term mortality trends following severe traumatic-brain injury Ian J Baguley1, Melissa T Nott1, Shameran Slewa-Younan1, 1Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Westmead Hospital, Australia 0134 Traumatic brain injury – an increasing cause of disability in the advanced age Sanna Koskinen1, Hannu Alaranta1, 1Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre, Finland 0138 Rivastigmine For Chronic Sequels of TBI – A Randomized Controlled Trial Olli Tenovuo1, Hans Helenius2, Jouni Alin2, 1Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Finland, 2Department of Biostatistics, University of Turku, Finland 0140 Attentional And Depressive Symptoms In Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury Leena Himanen1, Raija Portin1, Salla Koponen2, Tero Taiminen2, Hans Helenius3, Olli Tenovuo1, 1Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Finland, 2Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Finland, 3Department of Biostatistics, University of Turku,
  5. 5. Finland 0141 Diffusion tensor imaging successfully predicts delayed cognitive recovery and long term outcome in traumatic brain injury: A case report Minna Wäljas1, Prasun Dastidar2, Seppo Soimakallio2, Juha Öhman1, Mervi Jehkonen3, 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 2Regional Medical Imaging Center, Tampere University Hospital, Finland, 3University of Tampere, Department of Psychology, Finland 0142 Relationship between parental coping strategies and family functioning and behavioural outcome and quality of life in children with severe, moderate and mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) Helen E Miller1, Biju A Hameed1, Andrew L Curran1, Renee McCarter1, Peta M Sharples1, 1 Kids' Head Injury Study, United Kingdom 0144 Effects of Head Angular Acceleration Pulse Characteristics on TBI Injury Severity and Outcomes Brian D. Stemper1, Ronald J. Fijalkowski1, Frank A. Pintar1, Narayan Yoganandan1, Thomas A. Gennarelli1, 1Medical College of Wisconsin, United States 0151 Oral Diadochokinesis and Velocity of Narrative Speech – a Parameter of Diffuse Axonal Injury in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Alice Ergun1, Walter Oder1, 1Rehabilitation Centre for Head Trauma Patients, AUVA, Meidling, Austria 0153 Returning to the Community – Issues in Placing People with Complex Needs Following BI in their own Homes Guy Soulsby1, 1Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, United Kingdom 0156 Rhombencephalosynapsis diagnosed in childhood : 2 new cases of Gomez-Lopez- Hernandez syndrome? Ruth Van der Looven1, Gerard Ribbers1, Guy Vanderstraeten1, 1University Hospital Ghent, Belgium 0159 REPEATABILITY OF LOWER LIMB 3D KINEMATICS IN PATIENTS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Gunes Yavuzer1, Mesut Atay1, 1Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation , Turkey 0160 A qualitative study of sexual functioning in five Colombian TBI survivors Karen Arango1, Katherine Sarria1, 1Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia 0161 Sports-Related Concussion and Word Fluency Bess Sirmon Fjordbak1, Anthony P. Salvatore1, Edina R. Bene1, Marcus R. Neal1, Ryan Nelson1, Benigno Valles1, 1University of Texas at El Paso, United States 0163 Mechanisms and factors associated with brain stem lesions in frontal crashes Christian Compagnone1, Fernanda Tagliaferri 1, Narayan Yoganandan1, Thomas Gennarelli1, 1Medical College of Wisconsin, United States 0164 Relationship between delta velocity and type of brain lesions in motor vehicle crashes Fernanda Tagliaferri1, Christian Compagnone1, Narayan Yoganandan1, Thomas Gennarelli1, 1Medical College of Wisconsin, United States 0170 Assessment of the purpose and use of compensation funds for Australians with
  6. 6. catastrophic brain injuries: key issues Kathy Buckler1, 1The University of Queensland, Australia 0171 APOE genotype and neuropsychological outcome in traumatic brain injury: A preliminary study Rahida Mohd Shadli1, Maria Socorro Pieter1, Faridah Abdul Rashid1, Mohd Jamil Yaacob1, 1 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia 0175 Developing services for adolescents and adults with traumatic brain injuries and their families Jonas Halldorsson1, Sigrun Gardarsdottir1, Gudrun Karlsdottir1, Gudrun Sigurjonsdottir1, 1 Department of Rehabilitation, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland 0178 Inter-observational variability of coma scales in the awakening of coma patients by stroke. Modesto J. Romero-López1, José María Domínguez-Roldán2, José León-Carrión3, 1 Huelva University, Spain, 2Virgen del Rocío Hospital, Spain, 3Sevilla University, Spain 0180 THE CLOCK DRAWING TEST: A QUICK TOOL FOR THE SCREENING OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS IMPAIRMENT IN CHILDREN WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. Maria De Martino1, Mauro Ventura1, Erika Massaccesi1, Enrico Castelli1, 1Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Italy 0185 fMRI evidence of language processing in patients with severe consciousness alteration. Davinia Fernández Espejo1, Carme Junqué1, Pere Vendrell1, Josep Maria Mercader2, Montserrat Bernabeu3, Teresa Roig-Rovira4, Rocío Sánchez-Carrión4, 1Departament of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Spain, 2Neuroradiology Section, Radiology Department, Centre de Diagnòstic per la Imatge (CDI), Hospital Clinic, Spain, 3Head Injury Unit. Institut Universitari de Neurorehabilitació Guttmann, Spain, 4 Department of Neuropsychology. Institut Universitari de Neurorehabilitació Guttmann, Spain 0187 Self-awareness after traumatic brain injury and rehabilitation Paula Jokitalo1, 1Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre, Finland 0193 The meaning of work after acquired brain injury Ulla Johansson1, Kerstin Tham2, 1Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Umeå university, Sweden, 2Department of Research and Development, Uppsala university/County counsil of Gävleborg, Sweden 0194 Early forced sensorimotor exercise improves functional recovery and reactivates somatosensory maps following spinal cord injury in the adult. Marina Martinez1, Jean-Michel Brezun1, Nathalie Baril1, Yoh'i Zennou-Azogui 1, Christian Xerri1, 1Integrative and Adaptive Neuroscience, UMR 6149, Université de Provence/CNRS , France 0195 Traumatic brain injured children and their family: considerations for counselling and follow-up. Lígia Santos2, Mário Simões1, Luís Borges3, Flávia Ferreira4, 1Centro de Psicopedagogia da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, 2Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal, 3 Child Development Centre of Coimbra's Paediatric Hospital, Portugal, 4Psychologist, Portugal 0196 Increased Serum Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Following Isolated Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans
  7. 7. Edson Rodrigues3, Carla Oliveira3, Alan Cambrussi2, Greizy Gomes2, Daniel Godoy2, Adriana Brondani da Rocha3, Ivana Grivicich3, Andrea Regner1, 1Hospital de Pronto Socorro de Canoas, Brazil, 2Curso de Medicina da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil, 3 Programa de Pós-Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil 0197 Assessment of early sensorimotor experience on behavioural recovery and neuroprotection following traumatic brain injury in the adult somatosensory cortex Marina Martinez1, Jean-Michel Brezun1, Christian Xerri1, 1Integrative and Adaptive Neuroscience, UMR 6149, Université de Provence/CNRS , France 0198 Anticonvulsant activities of methanolic extract of Paeonea emodi using different animal seizure models. Muhammad Shafique Abbasi1, Saima Mahmood Malhi2, 1Ethel Pharma International, Pakistan, 2Baqai Medical University, Pakistan 0199 The BrainPort® Balance Device as a Potential Training Aid in the Rehabilitation of Balance Following Traumatic Brain Injury Monica Metea1, Kimberly Skinner1, Joel Lehrer1, Jeffrey Fossati1, 1Wicab, Inc., United States, 2Northern New Jersey Pain and Rehabilitation Clinic, United States 0201 Multiple-family group therapy: translating approaches and transferring skills Ceri Bowen1, 1Brunel University, United Kingdom 0203 Serum Cortisol and Prolactin Levels Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Males Carla Oliveira de Oliveira3, Rogério Fett Schneider3, Daniel Godoy2, Marcos Lima1, Márcia Barreto1, Márcia Cavalcanti1, Lílian Frustockl1, Sérgio Frederes1, Andrea Regner3, 1 Hospital de Pronto Socorro de Canoas, Brazil, 2Curso de Medicina da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil, 3Programa de Pós-Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil 0204 Superoxide Dismutase Plasma Concentrations Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans Carla Oliveira de Oliveira3, Adriane Martins Dias3, Fabio Alves dos Santos Kespers2, Fabiana da Silva Carvalho2, Marcos Lima1, Márcia Xavier Barreto1, Márcia Fernandes Cavalcanti1, Tatiana Emanuelli4, Greicy Marafiga Conterato4, Andrea Regner3, 1Hospital de Pronto Socorro de Canoas., Brazil, 2Curso de Medicina da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil, 3Programa de Pós-Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil, 4 Departamento de Tecnologia e Ciência de Alimentos da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil 0206 Advance movement preparation is intact in hemiparetic patients: Validity effects seen in a response priming task with the affected arm. Philip Dean1, Annette Sterr1, 1University Of Surrey, United Kingdom 0208 Homocysteine decreases antioxidant defenses, increases lipid peroxidation and Na,K-ATPase activity in prefrontal cortex: neuroprotective effect of folic acid Cristiane Matté1, Andréa Kurek1, Vanize Mackedanz1, Cristiane Mattos1, Juliana ben1, Angela Wyse1, 1UFRGS, Brazil 0210 Intrastriatal injection of hypoxanthine alters striatal ectonucleotidases activities: time-depend effects Caren Bavaresco1, Fábria Chiarani1, Janaína Kolling1, Denise Ramos1, Giane Cognato1, Carla Bonan1, Maurício Bogo1, João Sarkis1, Carlos Alexandre Netto1, Angela Wyse1,
  8. 8. 1 UFRGS, Brazil, 2PUC, Brazil 0211 Cognitive disorder in drug addicts patients and its assessment with Symbol Digit Modalities Test Enrique Moraleda-Barreno1, Modesto J. Romero-López1, Concepción Martínez-García 3, María José Cayetano-Menéndez2, 1Huelva University, Spain, 2SEREN, Spain, 3Centro Arabales, Spain 0213 New plasma biomarkers as early predictors of outcome after severe traumatic brain injury: preliminary results MML Rebetez1, N Turck 2, Y Villiger 1, X Robin 2, S Kranck 1, G Haller 1, JC Sanchez 2, B Walder 1, 1Division of Anaesthesiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, 2 Biomedical Proteomics Research Group, University Medical Centre, Switzerland 0214 The Rivermead Post-concussion Symptoms Questionnaire, a comparative factor analysis Marianne Lannsjoe1, Ulla Johansson1, Jean Luc af Geijerstam1, Johan Bring1, Jorgen Borg1, 1Department of neuroscience, Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala university hospital, Sweden 0215 Neuropsychological characteristics in different kind of poliadicts Dulce Flores1, Arturo López1, Hoyuki Aguilar1, Alejandra Morales1, Violeta Barrientos1, Inés Rojas1, Fernanda Sordo1, Fernanda Panza1, Mónica Guerrero1, Roberto Riveroll1, Héctor Pelayo1, 1Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico 0216 Coohort of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Patients in a Trauma Center in Canoas/Brazil. Marcia Cavalcanti1, Marcia Barreto1, Helen Valentim1, Juçara Maccari1, Suzana Santini1, Lilian Frustockl1, Luis C. Ferreira1, Sergio Frederes1, Carla Oliveira2, Andrea Regner2, Marcos L. Fernandes1, 1Hospital Pronto Socorro de Canoas Nelson Marchezan, Brazil, 2 Programas de Pós-Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasi, Brazil 0217 Marshall Computed Tomography Classification Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans. Juçara Maccari1, Helen Valentim1, Marcos L. Fernandes1, Marcia Cavalcanti1, Marcia X. Barreto1, Suzana Santini1, Lilian Frustockl1, Sergio Frederes1, Andrea Regner1, 1Hospital Pronto Socorro de Canoas Nelson Marchezan, Brazil, 2Programas de Pós-Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil 0218 Screening for dementia in a nursing home. Modesto J. Romero-López1, Enrique Moraleda-Barreno1, Silverio Victoria-Álvez 2, María José Cayetano-Menéndez1, 1Huelva University, Spain, 2Nursing home Virgen de Clarines, Spain, 3SEREN , Spain 0221 Evaluation of Rapid Shallow Breathin Index in Attempts to Discontinue Mechanical Ventilation in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Fernanda Callefe1, Luis A. Borges1, Marcia Cavalcanti1, Marcia X. Barreto1, Suzana Santini1, Lilian Frustockl1, Sergio Frederes1, Andrea Regner2, Marcos L. Fernandes1, 1 Hospital Pronto Socorro de Canoas Nelson Marchezan, Brazil, 2Programas de Pós- Graduação em Diagnóstico Genético e Molecular e em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada da Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Brazil 0224 Fatigue and affective functioning in cross-cultural survivors of traumatic brain Injury Aziz Al-Naamani1, Samir Al-Adawi1, Atsu Dorvlo2, Santosh Dinkar Lad3, Ali Al Maashani3, Rewati Raman Sharma3, Des Gorman4, 1Department of Behavioral Medicine, College of
  9. 9. Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, Oman, 2Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 3 Department of Neurosurgery, Khoula Hospital, Ministry of Health, Oman, 4Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, the University of Auckland, New Zealand 0225 Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Algarve. The CMR Sul experience(Poster) Margarida Sizenando1, Pedro O Mena1, Barbara Jaroszewics1, Luis Malaia1, 1CMR Sul, Portugal 0226 Diffuse Axonal Injury: Reporting Successful Outcomes Despite Grim Prognosis Pennie Seibert1, Caitlin Otto2, Carin Patterson2, Missy Coblentz2, Nichole Whitener1, Christian Zimmerman1, 1Idaho Neurological Institute at Saint Alphonsus , United States, 2 Boise State University, United States 0227 The application of evidence-based medicine techniques to examine the diagnostic efficiency of WAIS-III and WMS-III indices in severe traumatic brain injury in individuals with limited education. Alexandra J Walker1, Jennifer Batchelor1, E. Arthur Shores1, 1Macquarie University, Australia, 2Westmead Hospital, Australia 0235 Investigation of postural sway and cerebellar metabolic dysfunction in chronic patients with traumatic brain injury Shin-Tsu Chang1, 1Tri-Service General Hospital

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