PROJECT REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Project report: Early treatment of patients with severe and moderate TBI in Austria PDF

Recommendations for Treatment of Patients with Severe TBI PDF

Optimierung der Erstversorgung SHT - Teil 1 PDF

Optimierung der Erstversorgung SHT - Teil 2 PDF

PUBLICATIONS

Road traffic mortality in the Slovak Republic in 1996-2014. Brazinova A, Majdan M.
Traffic Inj Prev. 2016 Feb 18:0. [Epub ahead of print]

Severity, Causes and Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injuries Occurring at Different Locations: Implications for Prevention and Public Health. Majdan M, Rusnák M, Bražinová A, Mauritz W.
Cent Eur J Public Health. 2015 Jun;23(2):142-8.

Severity, Causes and Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injuries Occurring at Different Locations: Implications for Prevention and Public Health. Majdan M, Rusnák M, Bražinová A, Mauritz W.
Cent Eur J Public Health. 2015 Jun;23(2):142-8.

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Europe: a living systematic review. Brazinova A, Rehorcikova V, Taylor MS, Buckova V, Majdan M, Psota M, Peeters W, Feigin V, Theadom A, Holkovic L, Synnot A.
J Neurotrauma. 2015 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Europe. Peeters W, van den Brande R, Polinder S, Brazinova A, Steyerberg EW, Lingsma HF, Maas AI.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Oct;157(10):1683-96. doi: 10.1007/s00701-015-2512-7. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Factors that may improve outcomes of early traumatic brain injury care: prospective multicenter study in Austria. Brazinova A, Majdan M, Leitgeb J, Trimmel H, Mauritz W; Austrian Working Group on Improvement of Early TBI Care.
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2015 Jul 16;23:53. doi: 10.1186/s13049-015-0133-z.

The impact of body mass index on severity, patterns and outcomes after traumatic brain injuries caused by low level falls. Majdan M, Brazinova A, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M, Mauritz W.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2015 Dec;41(6):651-6. doi: 10.1007/s00068-014-0490-8. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injuries in Austria 2002-2012. Majdan M, Brazinova A, Mauritz W.
Eur Spine J. 2016 Jan;25(1):62-73. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3985-z. Epub 2015 May 9.

Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI): a prospective longitudinal observational study. Maas AI, Menon DK, Steyerberg EW, Citerio G, Lecky F, Manley GT, Hill S, Legrand V, Sorgner A; CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators.
Neurosurgery. 2015 Jan;76(1):67-80. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000575.

Fatal traumatic brain injury in older adults in Austria 1980-2012: an analysis of 33 years. Brazinova A, Mauritz W, Majdan M, Rehorcikova V, Leitgeb J.
Age Ageing. 2015 May;44(3):502-6. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afu194. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

Epidemiology and patterns of transport-related fatalities in Austria 1980-2012. Majdan M, Rusnak M, Rehorcikova V, Brazinova A, Leitgeb J, Mauritz W.
Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(5):450-5. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2014.962133. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Hospital admissions for traumatic brain injury of Austrian residents vs. of visitors to Austria. Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Leitgeb J.
Brain Inj. 2014;28(10):1295-300. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2014.916418. Epub 2014 May 15.

Deaths due to traumatic brain injury in Austria between 1980 and 2012. Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Rehorcikova V, Leitgeb J.
Brain Inj. 2014 Apr 15. 

Effects of time of hospital admission on outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury in Austria. Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Rehorcikova V, Leitgeb J.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014 Mar 21.

Timing and duration of intracranial hypertension versus outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury. Majdan M, Mauritz W, Wilbacher I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M, Leitgeb J.
Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Mar 12.

Long-Term Trends and Patterns of Fatal Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population of Austria in 1980-2012: Analysis of 33 Years. Majdan M, Mauritz W, Rusnak M, Brazinova A, Rehorcikova V, Leitgeb J.
J Neurotrauma. 2014 Apr 4. 

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Austria. Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Leitgeb J.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014 Jan;126(1-2):42-52.

Glasgow Coma Scale score at intensive care unit discharge predicts the 1-year outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Janciak I, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg . 2013 Jun;39(3):285-292.

Impact of concomitant injuries on outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Wilbacher I.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 May;133(5):659-68.

Outcome after severe brain trauma associated with epidural hematoma. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Majdan M, Wilbacher I.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Feb;133(2):199-207.

Barbiturates use and its effects in patients with severe traumatic brain injury in five European countries. Majdan M, Mauritz W, Wilbacher I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M, Leitgeb J.
J Neurotrauma. 2013 Jan 1;30(1):23-9. 

Traumatic brain injuries caused by traffic accidents in five European countries: outcome and public health consequences. Majdan M, Mauritz W, Wilbacher I, Janciak I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M, Leitgeb J.
Eur J Public Health. 2012 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22689382 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Related citations

Outcome of patients with severe brain trauma who were treated either by neurosurgeons or by trauma surgeons. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Matula C, Majdan M, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 May;72(5):1263-70. PMID: 22673253 [PubMed - in process] Related citations

Outcome after severe brain trauma due to acute subdural hematoma. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Janciak I, Majdan M, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M.
J Neurosurg. 2012 May 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22631691 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Related citations

Severity and outcome of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with different causes of injury. Majdan M, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Rusnak M, Leitgeb J, Janciak I, Wilbacher I.
Brain Inj. 2011;25(9):797-805. Epub 2011 Jun 1. PMID: 21631184 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Related citations

Effects of gender on outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Leitgeb J, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Janciak I, Majdan M, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M.
J Trauma. 2011 Dec;71(6):1620-6.

Severity and outcome of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with different causes of injury Majdan M, Mauritz W, Brazinova A, Rusnak M, Leitgeb J, Janciak I, Wilbacher I.
Brain Inj. 2011;25(9):797-805. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

One-year outcome and course of recovery after severe traumatic brain injury Mauritz W, Wilbacher I, Leitgeb J, Majdan M, Janciak I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2010 Sep.

Outcomes of patients with severe traumatic brain injury who have Glasgow Coma Scale scores of 3 or 4 and are over 65 years old. Brazinova A, Mauritz W, Leitgeb J, Wilbacher I, Majdan M, Janciak I, Rusnak M.
J Neurotrauma. 2010 Sep;27(9):1549-55.

Outcome of brain trauma patients who have a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 3 and bilateral fixed and dilated pupils in the field. Mauritz W, Leitgeb J, Wilbacher I, Majdan M, Janciak I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M.
Eur J Emerg Med. 2009 Jun;16(3):153-8.

Monitoring of intracranial pressure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: an Austrian prospective multicenter study. Mauritz W, Steltzer H, Bauer P, Dolanski-Aghamanoukjan L, Metnitz P.
Intensive Care Med. 2008 Jul;34(7):1208-15. Epub 2008 Mar 26

Evaluation of traumatic brain injury guidelines using AGREE instrument. Rusnak M, Mauritz W, Lecky F, Kaniansky M, Brazinova A.
Bratisl Lek Listy. 2008;109(8):374-80.

Epidemiology, treatment and outcome of patients after severe traumatic brain injury in European regions with different economic status. Mauritz W, Wilbacher I, Majdan M, Leitgeb J, Janciak I, Brazinova A, Rusnak M.
Eur J Public Health. 2008 Dec;18(6):575-80. Epub 2008 Sep 15.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria VI: effects of guideline-based management. Rusnak M, Janciak I, Majdan M, Wilbacher I, Mauritz W; Australian Severe TBI Study Investigators.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):64-71.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria V: CT findings and surgical management. Leitgeb J, Erb K, Mauritz W, Janciak I, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M; Australian Severe TBI Study Investigators.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):56-63.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria IV: intensive care management. Mauritz W, Janciak I, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M; Australian Severe TBI Study Investigators.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):46-55.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria III: prehospital status and treatment. Lenartova L, Janciak I, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M, Mauritz W; Austrian Severe TBI Study Investigators.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):35-45.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria II: epidemiology of hospital admissions. Rosso A, Brazinova A, Janciak I, Wilbacher I, Rusnak M, Mauritz W; Australian Severe TBI Study Investigators.Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):29-34.

Severe traumatic brain injury in Austria I: introduction to the study. Rusnak M, Janciak I, Majdan M, Wilbacher I, Mauritz W; Australian Severe TBI Study Investigators.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2007 Feb;119(1-2):23-8.

[The treatment of severe head-brain injuries in Austria]. Drobetz H, Freudenschuss B, Kutscha-Lissberg E, Buchinger W, Mauritz W.
Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther. 2000 Oct;35(10):630-4. German.

PRESENTATIONS

Trauma 1970 – 2010 in Austria Implications for Trauma Care - presentation

Neurotrauma: The Place for Cooling - presentation

Determinants of Health: Effects of Funding on Quality of Care for Patients with severe TBI - presentation

Intensivmedizin nach SHT - presentation

Early Treatment of TBI - A Prospective Study from Austria - presentation

TBI in regions with different economic status – our findings. Presented at EMN conference in May 2008 - presentation

IGEH/INRO Programs for Improvement of TBI Care - W. Mauritz,M. Rusnak - presentation

Evidence based medicine and neurotrauma - M. Rusnak, Sarajevo 9-2003 - presentation