REHABILITATION RESEARCH CENTER

Research Publications

2022

Khong, C.-M. M., Pasipanodya, E. C., Do, J., Phan, N., Solomon, D. L., Wong, E. Y., Dirlikov, B., & Shem, K. (2022). SCiPad: Evaluating telemedicine via iPad facetime for general spinal cord injury care. Spinal Cord, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-022-00790-1

Ehsanian, R., Ali, A., Singh, H., McKenna, S. L., & Mian, M. N. (2022). Anterior cervical pseudomeningocele causing syncope after spinal surgery: A case report. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 91, 106789. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.106789

2021

Torres Espín, A., Haefeli, J., Ehsanian, R., Torres, D., de Almeida, C. A., Huie, J. R., Chou, A., Morozov, D., Sanderson, N., Dirlikov, B., Suen, C. G., Nielson, J. L., Kyritsis, N., Hemmerle, D. D., Talbott, J., Manley, G. T., Dhall, S. S., Whetstone, W. D., Bresnahan, J. C., … Ferguson, A. (2021). Topological network analysis of patient similarity for precision management of acute blood pressure in spinal cord injury. ELife, 10, e68015. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.68015

Kuwabara A., Dirlikov B., Shem K. (2021). Reasons for Discontinuation of Dantrolene in Persons with Brain Injuries with Spasticity: A Retrospective Review. Archives in Neurology & Neuroscience 11(3). https://dx.doi.org/10.33552/ANN.2021.11.000764

Elliott, C. S., Seufert, C., Zlatev, D., Kreydin, E., Crew, J., & Shem, K. (2021). Do improvements in upper extremity motor function affect changes in bladder management after cervical spinal cord injury? The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine0(0), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2021.1999715

Ali, A., Morfin, J., Mills, J., Pasipanodya, E. C., Maas, Y. J., Huang, E., Dirlikov, B., Englander, J., & Zedlitz, A. (2021). Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000710

Solomon, D. L., Dirlikov, B., Shem, K. L., & Elliott, C. S. (2021). The Time Burden of Specialty Clinic Visits in Persons With Neurologic Disease: A Case for Universal Telemedicine Coverage. Frontiers in Neurology, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.559024

Wood, S., Khong, C.-M., Dirlikov, B., & Shem, K. (2021). Nutrition counseling and monitoring via tele-nutrition for healthy diet for people with spinal cord injury: A case series analyses. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 0(0), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2021.1871824

Pasipanodya, E. C., Dirlikov, B., Castillo, K., & Shem, K. L. (2021). Cognitive Profiles Among Individuals With Spinal Cord Injuries: Predictors and Relations With Psychological Well-being. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 102(3), 431–439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2020.06.022

2020

Shem, Kazuko, Wong, J., & Dirlikov, B. (2020). Effective self-stretching of carpal ligament for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A double-blinded randomized controlled study. Journal of Hand Therapy, 33(3), 272–280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2019.12.002

Elliott, C. S., & Shem, K. (2020). Prevention of Urologic Morbidity in Progressive Neurologic Patients. In J. T. Stoffel & E. V. Dray (Eds.), Urological Care for Patients with Progressive Neurological Conditions (pp. 179–185). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23277-1_20

Pasipanodya, E. C., & Shem, K. (2020). Provision of care through telemedicine during a natural disaster: A case study. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 6(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-020-0309-2

Ehsanian, R., Haefeli, J., Quach, N., Kosarchuk, J., Torres, D., Stuck, E. D., Endo, J., Crew, J. D., Dirlikov, B., Bresnahan, J. C., Beattie, M. S., Ferguson, A. R., & McKenna, S. L. (2020). Exploration of surgical blood pressure management and expected motor recovery in individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 58(3), 377–386. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-019-0370-5

2019

Dirlikov, B.*, Lavoie, S.*, & Shem, K. (2019). Correlation between thyroid function, testosterone levels, and depressive symptoms in females with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 5(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-019-0203-y

*these authors contributed equally.

Ehsanian, R., Timmerman, M. A., Wright, J. M., McKenna, S., Dirlikov, B., & Crew, J. (2019). Venous Thromboembolism is Associated With Lack of Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury and Low Vitamin D Levels. PM&R, 11(2), 125–134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.09.038

Elliott, C. S., Stoffel, J. T., Myers, J. B., Lenherr, S. M., Welk, B., Elliott, S. P., & Shem, K. (2019). Validation of Upper Extremity Motor Function as a Key Predictor of Bladder Management After Spinal Cord Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 100(10), 1939–1944. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2019.06.011

Elliott, C. S., Zlatev, D., Crew, J., & Shem, K. (2019). Do appreciable changes in the upper extremity motor capability to perform clean intermittent catheterization come about with time after traumatic spinal cord injury? Neurourology and Urodynamics, 38(3), 975–980. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23943

Quach, N., Do, J., Dirlikov, B., Ehsanian, R., Pasipanodya, E. C., Ali, A., & Duong, T. (2019). The Prognosis of Axial vs. Extra-Axial Lesions on Functional Status After Traumatic Brain Injury. Frontiers in Neurology, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.01167

Quach, N. T.*, Ehsanian, R.*, Dirlikov, B., Sechrist, S., Mohole, J., McKenna, S., Isaac, L., & Duong, T. T. (2019). Burden of Care Implications and Association of Intracranial Hypertension With Extremely Severe Post-traumatic Amnesia After Traumatic Brain Injury: A 5-Year Retrospective Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Neurology, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.00034

*these authors contributed equally.

Shem, Kazuko, Wong, J., Dirlikov, B., & Castillo, K. (2019). Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Individuals With Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 25(4), 322–330. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci2504-322

Zakrasek, Elissa C., Yurkiewicz, S. M., Dirlikov, B., Pence, B. T., & Crew, J. D. (2019). Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury: A retrospective chart review. Spinal Cord, 57(3), 214–220. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-018-0199-3

2018

Elliott, C. S., Dallas, K. B., Zlatev, D., Comiter, C. V., Crew, J., & Shem, K. (2018). Volitional Voiding of the Bladder after Spinal Cord Injury: Validation of Bilateral Lower Extremity Motor Function as a Key Predictor. The Journal of Urology, 200(1), 154–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.064

Sechrist, S., Lavoie, S., Khong, C.-M., Dirlikov, B., & Shem, K. (2018). Telemedicine using an iPad in the spinal cord injury population: A utility and patient satisfaction study. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 4(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-018-0105-4

Shem, Kazuko, Barncord, S., Flavin, K., & Mohan, M. (2018). Adverse cognitive effect of gabapentin in individuals with spinal cord injury: Preliminary findings. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 4(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-018-0038-y

Zlatev, D. V., Shem, K., & Elliott, C. S. (2018). Predictors of long-term bladder management in spinal cord injury patients-Upper extremity function may matter most. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 37(3), 1106–1112. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23430

Perkins, A., Braunling-McMorrow, D., Doherty, D., Dirlikov, B., & Altman, I. (2018). Neuro-Net and the Seamless Future for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Brain Injury Professional. https://issuu.com/braininjuryprofessional/docs/bip_july_2018

2017

Elliott, C. S., & Shem, K. (2017). Volitional Voiding After Spinal Cord Injury—Who Will and Who Will Not. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, 12(4), 337–342. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11884-017-0448-x

Zakrasek, E. C., Nielson, J. L., Kosarchuk, J. J., Crew, J. D., Ferguson, A. R., & McKenna, S. L. (2017). Pulmonary outcomes following specialized respiratory management for acute cervical spinal cord injury: A retrospective analysis. Spinal Cord, 55(6), 559–565. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2017.10

Shem, Kazuko, Sechrist, S. J., Loomis, E., & Isaac, L. (2017). SCiPad: Effective Implementation of Telemedicine Using iPads with Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries, a Case Series. Frontiers in Medicine, 4, 58. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2017.00058

Lavoie, S., Sechrist, S., Quach, N., Ehsanian, R., Duong, T., Gotlib, I. H., & Isaac, L. (2017). Depression in Men and Women One Year Following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A TBI Model Systems Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00634

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Bellon, K., Toda, K., Bushnik, T., Wright, J., Isaac, L., & Englander, J. (2017). A randomised control trial of walking to ameliorate brain injury fatigue: A NIDRR TBI model system centre-based study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 27(7), 1002–1018. https://doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2016.1229680

2016

Shem, Kazuko, Karasik, D., Carufel, P., Kao, M.-C., & Zheng, P. (2016). Seated Tai Chi to alleviate pain and improve quality of life in individuals with spinal cord disorder. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 39(3), 353–358. https://doi.org/10.1080/10790268.2016.1148895

Zlatev, D. V., Shem, K., & Elliott, C. S. (2016). How many spinal cord injury patients can catheterize their own bladder? The epidemiology of upper extremity function as it affects bladder management. Spinal Cord, 54(4), 287–291. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2015.169

2015

Bellon, K., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S., Wright, J., Huie, H., Toda, K., Bushnik, T., & Englander, J. (2015). A home-based walking study to ameliorate perceived stress and depressive symptoms in people with a traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 29(3), 313–319. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2014.974670

2014

Perrin, P. B., Krch, D., Sutter, M., Snipes, D. J., Arango-Lasprilla, J. C., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., & Lequerica, A. (2014). Racial/ethnic disparities in mental health over the first 2 years after traumatic brain injury: A model systems study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(12), 2288–2295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.07.409

Lequerica, A., Chiaravalloti, N., Cantor, J., Dijkers, M., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Bushnick, T., Hammond, F., & Bell, K. (2014). The factor structure of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in persons with traumatic brain injury. A NIDRR TBI model systems module study. NeuroRehabilitation, 35(3), 485–492. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-141141

2013

Corrigan, J. D., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S., Wright, J., Bellon, K., & Carufel, P. (2013). The Satisfaction With Life Scale. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 28(6), 489–491. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000004

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., Englander, J., Duong, T., & Ladley-O’Brien, S. (2013). Impact of late post-traumatic seizures on physical health and functioning for individuals with brain injury within the community. Brain Injury, 27(5), 578–586. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2013.765595

2012

Lequerica, A., Bushnik, T., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Hammond, F. M., Dijkers, M. P., & Cantor, J. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue scale in traumatic brain injury: An NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems study. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), E28-35. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31826fe574

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., Shem, K., Medel, R., & Duong, T. (2012). An effective community-based mentoring program for return to work and school after brain and spinal cord injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 31(1), 63–73. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-2012-0775

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Wright, J., & Bellon, K. (2012). A brief overview of the Patient Competency Rating Scale: Updates and additions to the COMBI. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(1), 83–85. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31823645db

Ketchum, J. M., Almaz Getachew, M., Krch, D., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Baños, J. H., Lequerica, A., Wright, J., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2012). Characteristics associated with satisfaction with life 1 year post traumatic brain injury in a population of Hispanic individuals. NeuroRehabilitation, 30(1), 23–33. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-2012-0724

Malec, J. F., Hammond, F. M., Giacino, J. T., Whyte, J., & Wright, J. (2012). Structured interview to improve the reliability and psychometric integrity of the Disability Rating Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(9), 1603–1608. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2012.04.003

Bellon, K., Wright, J., Jamison, L., & Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. (2012). Disability Rating Scale. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), 449–451. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e31826674d6

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., Wright, J., & Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A. (2012). Traumatic brain injury with and without late posttraumatic seizures: What are the impacts in the post-acute phase: a NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems study. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), E36-44. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0b013e318273375c

Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., Hammond, F. M., Wright, J., Novack, T. A., Englander, J., Diaz-Arrastia, R., Dennison, A., & Sueno, P. (2012). Ageing and traumatic brain injury: Age, decline in function and level of assistance over the first 10 years post-injury. Brain Injury, 26(11), 1328–1337. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2012.706353

Jamison, L., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., & Wright, J. (2012). Preliminary investigation of longitudinal sociodemographic, injury and psychosocial characteristics in a group of non-English speaking Latinos with brain injury. Brain Injury, 26(6), 805–813. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699052.2012.655367

2011

Lin, C. Y., Wright, J., Bushnik, T., & Shem, K. (2011). Traumatic spinal cord injuries in horseback riding: A 35-year review. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 39(11), 2441–2446. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546511419280

Shem, K., Medel, R., Wright, J., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A., & Duong, T. (2011). Return to work and school: A model mentoring program for youth and young adults with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 49(4), 544–548. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2010.166

2010

Cohn, J., Wright, J., McKenna, S., & Bushnik, T. (2010). Impact of Mean Arterial Blood Pressure During the First Seven Days Post Spinal Cord Injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 15, 96–106. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci1503-096

2009

Englander, J., Bushnik, T., Wright, J. M., Jamison, L., & Duong, T. T. (2009). Mortality in Late Post-Traumatic Seizures. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26(9), 1471–1477. https://doi.org/10.1089/neu.2008.0729

2008

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Wright, J. (2008a). Patterns of fatigue and its correlates over the first 2 years after traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 23(1), 25–32. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.HTR.0000308718.88214.bb

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Wright, J. (2008b). The experience of fatigue in the first 2 years after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: A preliminary report. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 23(1), 17–24. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.HTR.0000308717.80590.22

2007

Bushnik, T., Wright, J., & Burdsall, D. (2007). Personal Attendant Turnover: Association with Level of Injury, Burden of Care, and Psychosocial Outcome. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 12. https://doi.org/10.1310/sci1203-66

Bushnik, T., Englander, J., & Katznelson, L. (2007). Fatigue after TBI: Association with neuroendocrine abnormalities. Brain Injury, 21(6), 559–566. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699050701426915

2004

Duong, T. T., Englander, J., Wright, J., Cifu, D. X., Greenwald, B. D., & Brown, A. W. (2004). Relationship between strength, balance, and swallowing deficits and outcome after traumatic brain injury: A multicenter analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 85(8), 1291–1297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2003.11.032

Patterson, R., Bushnik, T., Burdsall, D., & Wright, J. (2004). Considerations of Peer Support for Persons with High Tetraplegia. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 10(3), 30–37. https://doi.org/10.1310/N1UW-85UR-PRT6-9MWY

2003

Englander, J., Bushnik, T., Duong, T. T., Cifu, D. X., Zafonte, R., Wright, J., Hughes, R., & Bergman, W. (2003). Analyzing risk factors for late posttraumatic seizures: A prospective, multicenter investigation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(3), 365–373. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2003.50022

Englander, J., Cifu, D. X., Wright, J. M., & Black, K. (2003). The association of early computed tomography scan findings and ambulation, self-care, and supervision needs at rehabilitation discharge and at 1 year after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(2), 214–220. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2003.50094

2001

Hall, K. M., Bushnik, T., Lakisic-Kazazic, B., Wright, J., & Cantagallo, A. (2001). Assessing traumatic brain injury outcome measures for long-term follow-up of community-based individuals. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 82(3), 367–374. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2001.21525

2000

Wright, J., Bushnik, T., & O’Hare, P. (2000). The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (COMBI): An Internet resource you should know about. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 15(1), 734–738. https://doi.org/10.1097/00001199-200002000-00011

1999

Hall, K. M., Knudsen, S. T., Wright, J., Charlifue, S. W., Graves, D. E., & Werner, P. (1999). Follow-up study of individuals with high tetraplegia (C1-C4) 14 to 24 years postinjury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80(11), 1507–1513. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0003-9993(99)90265-4

Hall, K. M., Cohen, M. E., Wright, J., Call, M., & Werner, P. (1999). Characteristics of the Functional Independence Measure in traumatic spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80(11), 1471–1476. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0003-9993(99)90260-5

1998

Hall, K. M., Wallbom, A. S., & Englander, J. (1998). Premorbid history and traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 10(1), 3–12. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-1998-10102

1996

Englander, J. S., Cifu, D. X., Wright, J., Zafonte, R., Mann, N., Yablon, S., & Ivanhoe, C. (1996). The Impact of Acute Complications, Fractures, and Motor Deficits on Functional Outcome and Length of Stay After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multicenter Analysis. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 11(5), 15–26.