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Pediatric Neurocritical Care making its mark!

Wed, 06/08/2011


A remarkable four clinical research papers were published in a three month period authored by PCCM or NIH T32 fellows. Major credit for this impressive production is due to the hard work and scientific prowess of Mike Bell, Director of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Service.

Relationship of Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure with Outcome in Young Children after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
Mehta A, Kochanek PM, Tyler-Kabara E, Adelson PD, Wisniewski SR, Berger RP, Sidoni MD, Bell RL, Clark RS, Bell MJ.
Dev Neurosci. 2010 Sep 15. PMID: 20847542

Brain-systemic temperature gradient is temperature-dependent in children with severe traumatic brain injury.
Smith CM, Adelson PD, Chang YF, Brown SD, Kochanek PM, Clark RS, Bayir H, Hinchberger J, Bell MJ.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Aug 12. PMID: 20711083

Endothelin-1 Is Increased in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Associated with Unfavorable Outcomes in Children after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
Salonia R, Empey PE, Poloyac SM, Wisniewski SR, Klamerus M, Ozawa H, Wagner AK, Ruppel R, Bell MJ, Feldman K, Adelson PD, Clark RS, Kochanek PM.
J Neurotrauma. 2010 Sep 17.

Intracranial pressure-monitoring systems in children with traumatic brain injury: Combining therapeutic and diagnostic tools.
Exo J, Kochanek PM, Adelson PD, Greene S, Clark RS, Bayir H, Wisniewski SR, Bell MJ.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 9.



Caption: Pictured here from left to right are Amit Mehta (3rd year and co-chief PCCM Fellow), Craig Smith (former T32 fellow now at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago), Jenn Exo (former T32 fellow now at Denver Children’s Hospital), Rosanne Salonia (T32 fellow), and Mike Bell (Director, Pediatric Neurocritical Care Service).