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Publications from SFSCIMS: 2011-2016

1. Widerstrom-Noga, E., F. Biering-Sorensen, T. N. Bryce, D. D. Cardenas, N. B. Finnerup, M. P. Jensen, J. S. Richards, E. J. Richardson, and P. J. Siddall. “The International Spinal Cord Injury Pain Extended Data Set (Version 1.0).” Spinal Cord (2016). Print.

2. Hentall, I. D., C. C. Luca, E. Widerstrom-Noga, A. Vitores, L. D. Fisher, A. Martinez-Arizala, and J. R. Jagid. “The Midbrain Central Gray Best Suppresses Chronic Pain with Electrical Stimulation at Very Low Pulse Rates in Two Human Cases.” Brain Res 1632 (2016): 119-26. Print.

3. Widerstrom-Noga, E., E. R. Felix, J. P. Adcock, M. Escalona, and J. Tibbett. “Multidimensional Neuropathic Pain Phenotypes after Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurotrauma 33.5 (2016): 482-92. Print.

4. Anderson, K. D., R. E. Cowan, and J. Horsewell. “Facilitators and Barriers to Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Participation: Multi-National Perspective of People Living with Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurotrauma 33.5 (2016): 493-9. Print.

5. Butler, J. E., S. Godfrey, and C. K. Thomas. “Interlimb Reflexes Induced by Electrical Stimulation of Cutaneous Nerves after Spinal Cord Injury.” PLoS One 11.4 (2016): e0153063. Print.

6. Ibrahim, E., N. L. Brackett, and C. M. Lynne. “Advances in the Management of Infertility in Men with Spinal Cord Injury.” Asian J Androl 18.3 (2016): 382-90. Print.

7. da Silva, B. F., C. Meng, D. Helm, F. Pachl, J. Schiller, E. Ibrahim, C. M. Lynne, N. L. Brackett, R. P. Bertolla, and B. Kuster. “Towards Understanding Male Infertility after Spinal Cord Injury Using Quantitative Proteomics.” Mol Cell Proteomics 15.4 (2016): 1424-34. Print.

8. Bloom, L., S. S. Burks, and A. D. Levi. “Multiple Recurrent Postoperative Spinal Infections Due to an Unrecognized Presacral Abscess Following Placement of Bicortical Sacral Screws: Case Report.” J Neurosurg Spine 24.3 (2016): 502-5. Print.

9. Widerstrom-Noga, E., E. R. Felix, J. P. Adcock, M. Escalona, and J. Tibbett. “Multidimensional Neuropathic Pain Phenotypes after Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurotrauma (2015). Print.

10. Widerstrom-Noga, E., Y. Cruz-Almeida, E. R. Felix, and P. M. Pattany. “Somatosensory Phenotype Is Associated with Thalamic Metabolites and Pain Intensity after Spinal Cord Injury.” Pain 156.1 (2015): 166-74. Print.

11. Ellenbroek, D., J. Kressler, R. E. Cowan, P. A. Burns, A. J. Mendez, and M. S. Nash. “Effects of Prandial Challenge on Triglyceridemia, Glycemia, and Pro-Inflammatory Activity in Persons with Chronic Paraplegia.” J Spinal Cord Med 38.4 (2015): 468-75. Print.

12. Cardenas, D. D., B. Emir, and B. Parsons. “Examining the Time to Therapeutic Effect of Pregabalin in Spinal Cord Injury Patients with Neuropathic Pain.” Clin Ther 37.5 (2015): 1081-90. Print.

13. Biering-Sorensen, F., S. Alai, K. Anderson, S. Charlifue, Y. Chen, M. DeVivo, A. E. Flanders, L. Jones, N. Kleitman, A. Lans, V. K. Noonan, J. Odenkirchen, J. Steeves, K. Tansey, E. Widerstrom-Noga, and L. B. Jakeman. “Common Data Elements for Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Research: A National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke Project.” Spinal Cord 53.4 (2015): 265-77. Print.

14. Prak, R. F., M. Doestzada, C. K. Thomas, M. Tepper, and I. Zijdewind. “Reduced Voluntary Drive During Sustained but Not During Brief Maximal Voluntary Contractions in the First Dorsal Interosseous Weakened by Spinal Cord Injury.” J Appl Physiol (1985) 119.11 (2015): 1320-9. Print.

15. Winslow, J., A. Martinez, and C. K. Thomas. “Automatic Identification and Classification of Muscle Spasms in Long-Term Emg Recordings.” IEEE J Biomed Health Inform 19.2 (2015): 464-70. Print.

16. Ibrahim, E., T. C. Aballa, W. E. Roudebush, C. M. Lynne, and N. L. Brackett. “Inhibin B Is Lower and Anti-Mullerian Hormone Is Similar in Serum of Men with Spinal Cord Injuries Compared to Controls.” Syst Biol Reprod Med 61.2 (2015): 72-7. Print.

17. Levi, A. D., S. S. Burks, K. D. Anderson, M. Dididze, A. Khan, and W. D. Dietrich. “The Use of Autologous Schwann Cells to Supplement Sciatic Nerve Repair with a Large Gap – First in Human Experience.” Cell Transplant (2015). Print.

18. Felix, E. R. “Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Sci: Evaluation and Treatment.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25.3 (2014): 545-71, viii. Print.

19. Kressler, J., H. Ghersin, and M. S. Nash. “Use of Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycle Ergometers by Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 20.2 (2014): 123-6. Print.

20. Kressler, J., R. E. Cowan, G. E. Bigford, and M. S. Nash. “Reducing Cardiometabolic Disease in Spinal Cord Injury.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25.3 (2014): 573-604, viii. Print.

21. Simmons, O. L., J. Kressler, and M. S. Nash. “Reference Fitness Values in the Untrained Spinal Cord Injury Population.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95.12 (2014): 2272-8. Print.

22. Nash, M. S., and A. L. Hicks. “Rebuttal to Riek Lm, Ludewig Pm, Nawoczenski Da. How “Healthy” Is Circuit Resistance Training Following Paraplegia? Kinematic Analysis Associated with Shoulder Mechanical Impingement Risk. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013:50(6):861-74. Http://Dx.Doi.Org/10.1682/Jrrd.2012.06.0112.” J Rehabil Res Dev 51.2 (2014): vii-viii. Print.

23. Kressler, J., C. K. Thomas, E. C. Field-Fote, J. Sanchez, E. Widerstrom-Noga, D. C. Cilien, K. Gant, K. Ginnety, H. Gonzalez, A. Martinez, K. D. Anderson, and M. S. Nash. “Understanding Therapeutic Benefits of Overground Bionic Ambulation: Exploratory Case Series in Persons with Chronic, Complete Spinal Cord Injury.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95.10 (2014): 1878-87.e4. Print.

24. Kressler, J., P. A. Burns, L. Betancourt, and M. S. Nash. “Circuit Training and Protein Supplementation in Persons with Chronic Tetraplegia.” Med Sci Sports Exerc 46.7 (2014): 1277-84. Print.

25. Gaunaurd, I. A., O. W. Gomez-Marin, C. F. Ramos, C. M. Sol, M. I. Cohen, L. P. Cahalin, D. D. Cardenas, and R. M. Jackson. “Physical Activity and Quality of Life Improvements of Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Completing a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.” Respir Care 59.12 (2014): 1872-9. Print.

26. Cardenas, D. D., and K. Dalal. “Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25.3 (2014): xv-xvi. Print.

27. Jackson, R. M., O. W. Gomez-Marin, C. F. Ramos, C. M. Sol, M. I. Cohen, I. A. Gaunaurd, L. P. Cahalin, and D. D. Cardenas. “Exercise Limitation in Ipf Patients: A Randomized Trial of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.” Lung 192.3 (2014): 367-76. Print.

28. Widerstrom-Noga, E., F. Biering-Sorensen, T. N. Bryce, D. D. Cardenas, N. B. Finnerup, M. P. Jensen, J. S. Richards, and P. J. Siddall. “The International Spinal Cord Injury Pain Basic Data Set (Version 2.0).” Spinal Cord 52.4 (2014): 282-6. Print.

29. Cardenas, D. D., J. F. Ditunno, V. Graziani, A. B. McLain, D. P. Lammertse, P. J. Potter, M. S. Alexander, R. Cohen, and A. R. Blight. “Two Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials of Fampridine-Sr for Treatment of Spasticity in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury.” Spinal Cord 52.1 (2014): 70-6. Print.

30. Fillingim, R. B., S. Bruehl, R. H. Dworkin, S. F. Dworkin, J. D. Loeser, D. C. Turk, E. Widerstrom-Noga, L. Arnold, R. Bennett, R. R. Edwards, R. Freeman, J. Gewandter, S. Hertz, M. Hochberg, E. Krane, P. W. Mantyh, J. Markman, T. Neogi, R. Ohrbach, J. A. Paice, F. Porreca, B. A. Rappaport, S. M. Smith, T. J. Smith, M. D. Sullivan, G. N. Verne, A. D. Wasan, and U. Wesselmann. “The Acttion-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (Aapt): An Evidence-Based and Multidimensional Approach to Classifying Chronic Pain Conditions.” J Pain 15.3 (2014): 241-9. Print.

31. Sherman, A. L., and M. Y. Wang. “Hypothermia as a Clinical Neuroprotectant.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25.3 (2014): 519-29, vii. Print.

32. Dalal, K., and A. F. DiMarco. “Diaphragmatic Pacing in Spinal Cord Injury.” Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25.3 (2014): 619-29, viii. Print.

33. Zijdewind, I., R. Bakels, and C. K. Thomas. “Motor Unit Firing Rates During Spasms in Thenar Muscles of Spinal Cord Injured Subjects.” Front Hum Neurosci 8 (2014): 922. Print.

34. Thomas, C. K., and R. M. Grumbles. “Age at Spinal Cord Injury Determines Muscle Strength.” Front Integr Neurosci 8 (2014): 2. Print.

35. Ahmad, F. U., and A. D. Levi. “Hypothermia for Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurosurg Spine 21.5 (2014): 843-4. Print.

36. Ahmad, F. U., M. Y. Wang, and A. D. Levi. “Hypothermia for Acute Spinal Cord Injury—a Review.” World Neurosurg 82.1-2 (2014): 207-14. Print.

37. Libin, A., E. A. Tinsley, M. S. Nash, A. J. Mendez, P. Burns, M. Elrod, L. F. Hamm, and S. L. Groah. “Cardiometabolic Risk Clustering in Spinal Cord Injury: Results of Exploratory Factor Analysis.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 19.3 (2013): 183-94. Print.

38. Jacobs, K. A., P. Burns, J. Kressler, and M. S. Nash. “Heavy Reliance on Carbohydrate across a Wide Range of Exercise Intensities During Voluntary Arm Ergometry in Persons with Paraplegia.” J Spinal Cord Med 36.5 (2013): 427-35. Print.

39. Zhang, Y., Z. Guan, B. Reader, T. Shawler, S. Mandrekar-Colucci, K. Huang, Z. Weil, A. Bratasz, J. Wells, N. D. Powell, J. F. Sheridan, C. C. Whitacre, A. G. Rabchevsky, M. S. Nash, and P. G. Popovich. “Autonomic Dysreflexia Causes Chronic Immune Suppression after Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurosci 33.32 (2013): 12970-81. Print.

40. Kressler, J., M. S. Nash, P. A. Burns, and E. C. Field-Fote. “Metabolic Responses to 4 Different Body Weight-Supported Locomotor Training Approaches in Persons with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94.8 (2013): 1436-42. Print.

41. Dalal, K. L., E. R. Felix, and D. D. Cardenas. “Pregabalin for the Management of Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury.” Pain Manag 3.5 (2013): 359-67. Print.

42. Goetz, L. L., D. D. Cardenas, M. Kennelly, B. S. Bonne Lee, T. Linsenmeyer, C. Moser, J. Pannek, J. J. Wyndaele, and F. Biering-Sorensen. “International Spinal Cord Injury Urinary Tract Infection Basic Data Set.” Spinal Cord 51.9 (2013): 700-4. Print.

43. Cardenas, D. D., E. C. Nieshoff, K. Suda, S. Goto, L. Sanin, T. Kaneko, J. Sporn, B. Parsons, M. Soulsby, R. Yang, E. Whalen, J. M. Scavone, M. M. Suzuki, and L. E. Knapp. “A Randomized Trial of Pregabalin in Patients with Neuropathic Pain Due to Spinal Cord Injury.” Neurology 80.6 (2013): 533-9. Print.

44. Widerstrom-Noga, E., P. M. Pattany, Y. Cruz-Almeida, E. R. Felix, S. Perez, D. D. Cardenas, and A. Martinez-Arizala. “Metabolite Concentrations in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex Predict High Neuropathic Pain Impact after Spinal Cord Injury.” Pain 154.2 (2013): 204-12. Print.

45. Soler, M. D., Y. Cruz-Almeida, J. Sauri, and E. G. Widerstrom-Noga. “Psychometric Evaluation of the Spanish Version of the Mpi-Sci.” Spinal Cord 51.7 (2013): 538-52. Print.

46. Lynne, C. M., and N. L. Brackett. “A New Way of Investigating Abnormal Semen Quality in Men with Spinal Cord Injury.” Fertil Steril 100.4 (2013): 942. Print.

47. Zhang, X., E. Ibrahim, J. P. de Rivero Vaccari, G. Lotocki, T. C. Aballa, W. D. Dietrich, R. W. Keane, C. M. Lynne, and N. L. Brackett. “Involvement of the Inflammasome in Abnormal Semen Quality of Men with Spinal Cord Injury.” Fertil Steril 99.1 (2013): 118-24. Print.

48. Cruz-Almeida, Y., E. R. Felix, A. Martinez-Arizala, and E. G. Widerstrom-Noga. “Decreased Spinothalamic and Dorsal Column Medial Lemniscus-Mediated Function Is Associated with Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurotrauma 29.17 (2012): 2706-15. Print.

49. Hosier, H., S. L. Groah, A. V. Libin, E. Tinsley, P. Burns, and M. S. Nash. “Cardiometabolic Risk Profiles in Pre- Versus Postmenopausal Women with Spinal Cord Injury: Preliminary Findings.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 18.4 (2012): 322-30. Print.

50. Cowan, R. E., M. S. Nash, and K. Anderson-Erisman. “Perceived Exercise Barriers and Odds of Exercise Participation among Persons with Sci Living in High-Income Households.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 18.2 (2012): 126-7. Print.

51. Burns, P., J. Kressler, and M. S. Nash. “Physiological Responses to Exergaming after Spinal Cord Injury.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 18.4 (2012): 331-9. Print.

52. Kressler, J., R. E. Cowan, K. Ginnity, and M. S. Nash. “Subjective Measures of Exercise Intensity to Gauge Substrate Partitioning in Persons with Paraplegia.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 18.3 (2012): 205-11. Print.

53. Cowan, R. E., K. L. Ginnity, J. Kressler, M. S. Nash, and M. S. Nash. “Assessment of the Talk Test and Rating of Perceived Exertion for Exercise Intensity Prescription in Persons with Paraplegia.” Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 18.3 (2012): 212-9. Print.

54. Nash, M. S., R. E. Cowan, and J. Kressler. “Evidence-Based and Heuristic Approaches for Customization of Care in Cardiometabolic Syndrome after Spinal Cord Injury.” J Spinal Cord Med 35.5 (2012): 278-92. Print.

55. Cowan, R. E., M. K. Callahan, and M. S. Nash. “The 6-Min Push Test Is Reliable and Predicts Low Fitness in Spinal Cord Injury.” Med Sci Sports Exerc 44.10 (2012): 1993-2000. Print.

56. Ditunno, J. F., D. D. Cardenas, C. Formal, and K. Dalal. “Advances in the Rehabilitation Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury.” Handb Clin Neurol 109 (2012): 181-95. Print.

57. Bryce, T. N., F. Biering-Sorensen, N. B. Finnerup, D. D. Cardenas, R. Defrin, E. Ivan, T. Lundeberg, C. Norrbrink, J. S. Richards, P. Siddall, T. Stripling, R. D. Treede, S. G. Waxman, E. Widerstrom-Noga, R. P. Yezierski, and M. Dijkers. “International Spinal Cord Injury Pain (Iscip) Classification: Part 2. Initial Validation Using Vignettes.” Spinal Cord 50.6 (2012): 404-12. Print.

58. Bryce, T. N., F. Biering-Sorensen, N. B. Finnerup, D. D. Cardenas, R. Defrin, T. Lundeberg, C. Norrbrink, J. S. Richards, P. Siddall, T. Stripling, R. D. Treede, S. G. Waxman, E. Widerstrom-Noga, R. P. Yezierski, and M. Dijkers. “International Spinal Cord Injury Pain Classification: Part I. Background and Description. March 6-7, 2009.” Spinal Cord 50.6 (2012): 413-7. Print.

59. Widerstrom-Noga, E. “Multidimensional Clinical Pain Phenotypes after Spinal Cord Injury.” Pain Manag 2.5 (2012): 467-78. Print.

60. Eaton, M. J., Y. Berrocal, S. Q. Wolfe, and E. Widerstrom-Noga. “Review of the History and Current Status of Cell-Transplant Approaches for the Management of Neuropathic Pain.” Pain Res Treat 2012 (2012): 263972. Print.

61. Boninger, M. L., R. E. Cowan, and B. J. Fregly. “Structures Promoting Research, Training, and Technology Transfer in Mobility: Lessons Learned from a Visit to European Centers.” J Neuroeng Rehabil 9 (2012): 19. Print.

62. Cowan, R. E., B. J. Fregly, M. L. Boninger, L. Chan, M. M. Rodgers, and D. J. Reinkensmeyer. “Recent Trends in Assistive Technology for Mobility.” J Neuroeng Rehabil 9 (2012): 20. Print.
63. Boninger, M. L., and R. E. Cowan. “Why Do We Need Improved Mobility Technology?” J Neuroeng Rehabil 9 (2012): 16. Print.

64. Reinkensmeyer, D. J., P. Bonato, M. L. Boninger, L. Chan, R. E. Cowan, B. J. Fregly, and M. M. Rodgers. “Major Trends in Mobility Technology Research and Development: Overview of the Results of the Nsf-Wtec European Study.” J Neuroeng Rehabil 9 (2012): 22. Print.

65. Zijdewind, I., and C. K. Thomas. “Firing Patterns of Spontaneously Active Motor Units in Spinal Cord-Injured Subjects.” J Physiol 590.7 (2012): 1683-97. Print.

66. Mummidisetty, C. K., J. Bohorquez, and C. K. Thomas. “Automatic Analysis of Emg During Clonus.” J Neurosci Methods 204.1 (2012): 35-43. Print.

67. Wallace, D. M., B. H. Ross, and C. K. Thomas. “Characteristics of Lower Extremity Clonus after Human Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.” J Neurotrauma 29.5 (2012): 915-24. Print.

68. Zijdewind, I., K. Gant, R. Bakels, and C. K. Thomas. “Do Additional Inputs Change Maximal Voluntary Motor Unit Firing Rates after Spinal Cord Injury?” Neurorehabil Neural Repair 26.1 (2012): 58-67. Print.

69. Celigoj, F. A., E. Ibrahim, T. C. Aballa, C. M. Lynne, and N. L. Brackett. “Semen Quality in Men Who Sustained a Spinal Cord Injury During the Prepubertal Period.” J Urol 188.2 (2012): 521-5. Print.

70. Brackett, N. L. “Infertility in Men with Spinal Cord Injury: Research and Treatment.” Scientifica (Cairo) 2012 (2012): 578257. Print.

71. Fode, M., S. Krogh-Jespersen, N. L. Brackett, D. A. Ohl, C. M. Lynne, and J. Sonksen. “Male Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility Associated with Neurological Disorders.” Asian J Androl 14.1 (2012): 61-8. Print.

72. Madhavan, K., D. M. Benglis, M. Y. Wang, S. Vanni, N. Lebwohl, B. A. Green, and A. D. Levi. “The Use of Modest Systemic Hypothermia after Iatrogenic Spinal Cord Injury During Surgery.” Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 2.4 (2012): 183-92. Print.

73. Cowan, R. E., M. S. Nash, S. de Groot, and L. H. van der Woude. “Adapted Manual Wheelchair Circuit: Test-Retest Reliability and Discriminative Validity in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92.8 (2011): 1270-80. Print.

74. Wahman, K., M. S. Nash, J. E. Lewis, A. Seiger, and R. Levi. “Cardiovascular Disease Risk and the Need for Prevention after Paraplegia Determined by Conventional Multifactorial Risk Models: The Stockholm Spinal Cord Injury Study.” J Rehabil Med 43.3 (2011): 237-42. Print.

75. Nash, M. S., J. E. Lewis, T. A. Dyson-Hudson, Y. Szlachcic, F. Yee, A. J. Mendez, A. M. Spungen, and W. A. Bauman. “Safety, Tolerance, and Efficacy of Extended-Release Niacin Monotherapy for Treating Dyslipidemia Risks in Persons with Chronic Tetraplegia: A Randomized Multicenter Controlled Trial.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92.3 (2011): 399-410. Print.

76. Groah, S. L., M. S. Nash, E. A. Ward, A. Libin, A. J. Mendez, P. Burns, M. Elrod, and L. F. Hamm. “Cardiometabolic Risk in Community-Dwelling Persons with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury.” J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31.2 (2011): 73-80. Print.

77. Cardenas, D. D., K. N. Moore, A. Dannels-McClure, W. M. Scelza, D. E. Graves, M. Brooks, and A. K. Busch. “Author Response to Commentary.” Pm r 3.10 (2011): 989-90. Print.

78. Cardenas, D. D., K. N. Moore, A. Dannels-McClure, W. M. Scelza, D. E. Graves, M. Brooks, and A. K. Busch. “Intermittent Catheterization with a Hydrophilic-Coated Catheter Delays Urinary Tract Infections in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Trial.” Pm r 3.5 (2011): 408-17. Print.

79. Kathiresan, A. S., E. Ibrahim, T. C. Aballa, G. R. Attia, S. J. Ory, D. I. Hoffman, W. S. Maxson, M. J. Barrionuevo, C. M. Lynne, and N. L. Brackett. “Comparison of in Vitro Fertilization/Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Outcomes in Male Factor Infertility Patients with and without Spinal Cord Injuries.” Fertil Steril 96.3 (2011): 562-6. Print.

80. Kathiresan, A. S., E. Ibrahim, T. C. Aballa, G. R. Attia, C. M. Lynne, and N. L. Brackett. “Pregnancy Outcomes by Intravaginal and Intrauterine Insemination in 82 Couples with Male Factor Infertility Due to Spinal Cord Injuries.” Fertil Steril 96.2 (2011): 328-31. Print.

81. Dietrich, W. D., A. D. Levi, M. Wang, and B. A. Green. “Hypothermic Treatment for Acute Spinal Cord Injury.” Neurotherapeutics 8.2 (2011): 229-39. Print.