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Bibliography of Publications & Presentations by CIREN Center

University of Alabama CIREN Center

  • McGwin G, Reiff DA, Rue LW. "Differences in the incidence and etiology of blunt thoracic aortic injury in motor vehicle collisions by age." Journal of Trauma, 2002; 52: 859-66.

  • Moran SG, McGwin G, Metzger J, Windham ST, Reiff DA, Rue LW. "Injury rates among restrained drivers in motor vehicle collisions – The role of body habitus." Journal of Trauma, 2002; 52: 1116-20.

  • Owsley C, Sloane M, McGwin G, Ball K, Timed instrumental activities of daily living (TIADL) tasks: relationship to cognitive function and everyday performance assessments in older adults, Gerontology, 2002; 48: 254-265.

  • Moran SG, McGwin G, Reiff DA, Rue LW. "The association between body mass index, restraint use, and fatality in motor vehicle collisions." 45th Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 2001.

  • Peitzman, A. B., Harbrecht, B. G., Fakhry, S., & et.al. (2001). EAST Study of Failure of Observation of Blunt Splenic Injury in Adults. Journal of Trauma.

  • Valent F, McGwin G, Hardin W, Johnson C, Rue LW. Restraint use and injury patterns among children involved in motor vehicle collisions, Journal of Trauma, 2002, 52(4): 745-51.

 

University of Maryland CIREN Center


  • AAM Anderson D, Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kufera J, Read KM. Self-Reported Health Indicators in the Year Following a Motor Vehicle Crash: A Comparison of Younger vs. Older Subjects. In Press, Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. 2010 54(10):359-366.

  • Stein D, Kufera J, Ho S, Ryb GE, et al. Occupant and Crash Characteristics for Case Occupants with Cervical Spine Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Collisions. In Press, Journal of Trauma.
  • Braver ER, McCartt AT, Sherwood CP; Fraade-Blanar L, Scerbo M. "How often do front airbags fail to deploy in fatal frontal crashes?" (Accepted for presentation and paper in the proceedings of the ESV conference, June 2009)
  • O’Connor JV, Kufera JA, Kerns TJ, Stein DM, Ho SM, Dischinger PC, Scalea TM. Crash and Occupant Predictors of Pulmonary Contusion. Journal of Trauma 2009 Apr;66(4), 1091-1095

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Read KM, Kufera J. PTSD after Severe Vehicular Crashes. Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. 2009 53(10):177-194.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Ho S. Vehicle model year and crash outcomes: a CIREN study. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2009 Dec;10(6):560-6

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Burch C, Kerns T. Crash test rating and real-world frontal crash outcomes: a CIREN study. Journal of Trauma. 2010 May;68(5):1099-105.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kleinberger M, Burch C, Ho S. "Aging is not a risk factor for femoral and tibial fractures in motor vehicle crashes". Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med. 2008 52 (10) 227-234.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Burch CA. Expected Differences and Unexpected Commonalities in Mortality, Injury Severity and Injury Patterns between Near versus Far Occupants of Side Impact Crashes. J Trauma 2009 Feb;66(2):499-503.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Ho S. Vehicle model year and crash outcomes: A CIREN study (Submitted to TIP-awaiting review)

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Ho S. Causation and outcomes of diaphragmatic injuries in vehicular crashes (Accepted for poster presentation at AAAM meeting October 2009).

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Read K. Ptsd after severe vehicular crashes (Accepted for Oral presentation at AAAM meeting October 2009 and paper in the proceedings of AAAM).

  • Ryb GE, Kerns T, Burch C, Dischinger PC, Ho S. Crash test ratings and real-world crash outcomes: a ciren study (Accepted for Oral presentation for the AAST meeting September 2009)
  • G. Ryb, P.Dischinger. " Injury Severity and Outcome of Overweight and Obese Patients After Vehicular Trauma: A Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Study." Journal of Trauma 2008 Feb;64(2):406-11.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Burch CA. Delta V, principal direction of force, and restraint use contributions to motor vehicle crash mortality. Journal of Trauma. 2007 Nov;63(5):1000-5.

  • Ryb GE, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Burch CA. Expected differences and unexpected commonalities in mortality, injury severity and injury patterns between near versus far occupants of side impact crashes. Journal of Trauma (in press)

  • Stein, D.M., O'Connor, J.V., Kufera, J.A., Ho, S.M., Dischinger, P.C., Copeland, C.E., Scalea, T.M., "Risk Factors Associated with Pelvic Fractures Sustained in Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Newer Vehicles" Journal of Trauma Injury Infection & Critical Care, Note: This study was presented at the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, January 10 to 14, 2006, Orlando, Florida.

  • Dischinger PC, Read KM, Kufera JA, Kerns TJ, Ho SM, Burch CA, Jawed N, Burgess AR. CIREN report: Consequences and costs of lower extremity injuries. U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT HS 809 871, June 2005.

  • Dischinger PC, Read KM, Kufera JA, Kerns TJ, Burch CA, Jawed N, Ho SM. Consequences And Costs Of Lower Extremity Injuries. 48th Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 339-353, 2004.

  • Read KM, Kufera JA, Dischinger PC, Kerns TJ, Ho SM, Burgess AR, Burch CA. Life-Altering Outcomes Following Lower Extremity Injury Sustained In Motor Vehicle Crashes. Journal of Trauma Injury Infection & Critical Care 57(4):815-823, 2004.

  • Dischinger PC, Read KM, Kerns TJ, Ho SM, Kufera JA, Burch CA, Jawed N, Burgess AR, Bents F. "Causes And Outcomes Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Analysis Of CIREN Data." 47th Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancem

  • Read KM, Burgess AR, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Kerns TJ, Ho SM, Burch CA. Psychosocial And Physical Factors Associated With Lower Extremity Injuries. 46th Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 289-303, 2002.ent of Automotive Medicine, pp. 577-589, 2003.

  • Read KM, Burgess AR, Dischinger PC, Kufera JA, Kerns TJ, Ho SM, Burch CA. Psychosocial And Physical Factors Associated With Lower Extremity Injuries. 46th Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 289-303, 2002.

  • Loo, G.T.; Siegel, J.H., Dischinger, P.C., Wang, S.C., Grossman, D., McCammon, L., Tenenbaum, N., Natarajan, G.A., Hutchins, K.D., and Bents, F.D.; Side impact crashes' effect on occupant injury patterns; ABSTRACT, July 2000.

  • Dischinger PC, Ho SM, Kufera JA: Medical conditions and car crashes. 44th Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Conference, 44:335-346, 2000

  • Dischinger PC, Ho SM, Kufera JA: The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury: A statewide study of hospitalized Maryland drivers. 43rd Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 71-88, 1999.

  • Dischinger PC, Siegel JH, Ho SM, Kufera JA: Effect of change in velocity on the development of medical complications in patients with multisystem trauma sustained in vehicular crashes. Accident Analysis & Prevention 30(6): 831-837, 1998.

  • Dischinger PC, Ho SM, Kerns TJ: Patterns of injury in frontal collisions with and without airbags. Proceedings of the International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Impact, pp 311-319, 1996.

  • Loo GT, Siegel JH, Dischinger PC, Rixen D, Addis MD, O'Quinn T, McCammon L, Schmidhauser CB, Marsh P, Hodge PA, Burgess AR, Bents F: "Airbag protection versus compartment intrusion effect determines the pattern of injuries in multiple trauma motor vehicle crashes". J Trauma 41(6): 935-951, December 1996.

  • Burgess AR, Dischinger PC, O'Quinn TD, Schmidhauser CB: Lower extremity injuries in drivers of airbag-equipped automobiles: Clinical and crash reconstruction correlations. J Trauma 38(4): 509-516, 1995.

  • Dischinger PC, Kerns TJ, Kufera JA: Lower extremity fractures in motor vehicle collisions: The role of driver gender and height. Accid Anal Prev 27(4): 601-606, 1995.

  • Dischinger PC: The epidemiology of pelvic and lower extremity fractures among hospitalized drivers. The Proceedings of the Conference on Pelvic and Lower Extremity Injuries. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Washington, DC, December 4-6, 1995. 

  • Dischinger, P.C., Siegel, J.H., Ho, S.M., Kufera, J. The effect of impact velocity (Delta V) on development of injury complications in multiple trauma motor vehicle crash patients. PROCEEDINGS of the 39th Association for Advancement of Automotive Medicine pp. 367-379, 1995.

  • Dischinger PC, Injury Surveillance: The Role of Data Linkage, Proceedings of the International Collaborative Effort on Injury Statistics, Vol. 1, CDC DHHS Publication No. (PHS) 95-1252

  • Dischinger PC, Burgess AR, Cushing BM, O'Quinn TD, Schmidhauser CB, Ho SM, Juliano PJ, Bents FD: Lower extremity trauma in vehicular front-seat occupants: Patients admitted to a Level 1 trauma center. In: In-Depth Accident Investigation: Trauma Team Findings in Late Model Vehicle Collisions, Warrendale, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc, 1994, SAE 940710, pp 11-18.

  • Dischinger PC, Kerns TJ, Kufera JA: Lower extremity fractures in motor vehicle collisions: The role of driver gender and height. 38th Proceedings of the Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp 335-342, 1994.

  • Dischinger PC, Burgess AR, Cushing BM, Pilkey WD, Crandall JR, Sieveka EM, Klopp GS: Lower extremity trauma in vehicular front-seat occupants. In: Shieh SJ (ed), Proceedings of the Injury Prevention through Biomechanics Symposium, Michigan, Centers for Disease Control, Wayne State University, 1994, pp 29-42.

  • Dischinger, P.C., Siegel, J.H., Read, K.M., Mason-Gonzalez, S. The role of medical conditions in high-speed car crashes. 37th Proceedings Association of Advancement of Automotive Medicine 423-424, 1993.

  • Dischinger PC, Cushing BM, Kerns TJ: Injury patterns associated with direction of impact: Drivers admitted to trauma centers. J Trauma 35(3): 454-459, 1993.

  • Dischinger P, Cushing B, Kerns T: Lower extremity fractures in motor vehicle collisions: Influence of direction of impact and seatbelt use. 36th Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 319-325, 1992.

  • Siegel JH, Mason-Gonzales S, Dischinger P, Cushing B, Read K, Robinson R, Smialek J, Heatfield B, Hill W, Bents F, Jackson J, Livingston D, Clark C, “Safety Belt Restraints and Compartment Intrusions in Frontal and Lateral Motor Vehicle Crashes: Mechanisms of Injuries, Complications, and Acute Care Costs,” Journal of Trauma, Vol. 5, No. 34, 1993

  • Dischinger PC, Cowley RA, Shankar BS, Smialek J: The incidence of ruptured aorta among vehicular fatalities. 32nd Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp 15-24, 1988.

  • Dischinger PC, Shankar BS, Kochesfahani D, Turney SZ, Clark B, Bailey T, Cowley RA: Automotive collisions involving serious injury or death: An analysis of trends over time (1980-1983) in Maryland. 29th Proceedings of the American Association for Automotive Medicine, pp 287-297, 1985.

  • Jones IS, Champion HR, "Trauma Triage: Vehicle Damage as an Estimate of Injury Severity," Journal of Trauma, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1989, p. 646.

 

 

University of Virginia / INOVA Fairfax Hospital CIREN Center


  • Aldaghlas, TA, Burke C, Stadter G, Greene D, Fakhry SM, Rizzo AG. Major Splenic Injury Resulting from Minor Side Impact Crashes  Journal of Trauma Nursing vol 18(1) 2011 March: 24-28.
  • Richmond R, Aldaghlas TA, Burke C, Rizzo AG, Griffen M, Pullarkat R. Age: Is It All in the Head? Factors Influencing Mortality in Elderly Patients With Head Injuries Journal of Trauma Vol. 20, 2011 March
  • Aldaghlas, Tayseer, Burke,Christine, Sheridan, Michael J., Stadter, Greg, Hanfling, Dan, Griffen, Margaret, Rizzo, Anne, Are trauma team activations essential and cost effective for rollover crashes?, presented at SAE World Congress, 2010-01-0519, 2010.

  • Aldaghlas, Tayseer, Burke, Christine, Jenkins, Jeffrey, Brown, Louis J., Rizzo, Anne, Side-Impact Air Bags in Side Crashes: Not Deploying as Designed? A Review of Real World Crash Data, presented at SAE World Congress, 2010-01-1045, 2010.
  • Ivarrson BJ, Manaswi A, Genovese D, Crandall JR, Hurwitz S, Burke C, Fakhry, S. Site.  “Type and Primary Mechanism of Tibial Shaft Fracture in Drivers in Frontal Automobile Crashes.” Forensic Science International (2007), doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2007.06.019
  • Kuan JK, Kaufman R, Wright JL, Mock C, Nathens AB, Wessells H, Bulger E. - Renal Injury Mechanisms in Motor Vehicle Collisions: Analysis of the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Cataset.  Journal of Urology -Vol. 178, 935-940, September 2007

  • Linnau K., Blackmore C., Kaufman R., Nguyen, T., Routt M., Stambaugh L., Jurkovich G., Mock C.  Radiographic patterns of pelvic ring disruptions: Do initial radiographs tell the truth about the crash? Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 21(6):375-380, July 2007.

  • Hearrell C, Burke C.  “Walking Through The Ages: The Impact Of Pedestrian Injury”  Journal of Emergency Nursing, June 2007.

  • Michetti C, Hanna R, Moore A, Crandall J, Fakhry S.  “Contemporary analysis of thoracic aortic injury: importance of screening based on crash characteristics” Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care, 63:18-25, 2007. NTL Integrated Search - National Transportation Library (http://ntlsearch.bts.gov/tris/record/tris/01054323.html)

  • Ivarsson BJ, Crandall J, Fredriksson R, Burke C, Stadter G, Grabowski J, Fakhry S “Pedestrian Head Impact - What Determines The Likelihood And Wrap Around Distance?” Included in the written proceedings of the Enhanced Safety of Vehicle (ESV) Conference, Lyon, France (2007); Submitted to Accident Analysis and Prevention

  • Ivarrson BJ, Manaswi A, Genovese D, Crandall JR, Hurwitz S, Burke C, Fakhry, S. Site. “Type and Primary Mechanism of Tibial Shaft Fracture in Drivers in Frontal Automobile Crashes.” Forensic Science International (2007), doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2007.06.019

  • Ivarsson BJ, Crandall J, Fredriksson R, Burke C, Stadter G, Grabowski J, Fakhry S “Pedestrian Head Impact - What Determines The Likelihood And Wrap Around Distance?” Included in the written proceedings of the Enhanced Safety of Vehicle (ESV) Conference, Lyon, France (2007); Submitted to Accident Analysis and Prevention - pending acceptance for publication

  • Michetti C, Hanna R, Moore A, Crandall J, Fakhry S. “Contemporary analysis of thoracic aortic injury: importance of screening based on crash characteristics” Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care, 63:18-25, 2007. NTL Integrated Search - National Transportation Library (http://ntlsearch.bts.gov/tris/record/tris/01054323.html)

  • Hearrell C, Burke C.  “Walking Through The Ages: The Impact Of Pedestrian Injury” Journal of Emergency Nursing, June 2007.

  • Watts, D., Fakhry, S., Pasquale, M., Kurek, S., Malhotra, A., Fabian, T., & Boulanger, B. (2002). Motor Vehicle Crash (MVC) And Abdominal Seatbelt Mark As Risk Factors For Perforating Small Bowel Injury (SBI): Results From A Large Multi-Institutional Study. Proceedings of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Fifteenth Scientific Assembly, January 2002, Orlando, FL

  • Fakhry, S., & Salaita, K. (2001). Aggressive Driving: Preliminary Analysis of a Serious Threat to Motorists in a Large Metropolitan Area. in Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Assembly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (page 122).

  • Fakhry, S., & Salaita, K. (2001). Aggressive Driving: A Preliminary Analysis of a Serious Threat to Motorists in a Large Metropolitan Area. Journal of Trauma

  • Hanfling, D., Watts, D., Mayer, T., Trask, A., & Fakhry, S. (2001). Forming the Initial Link: Educating Providers in the Guidelines for Pre-hospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injury. Proceedings of the American College of Emergency Physicians 2001 Research Forum, October 2001, Chicago, IL.

  • Pacyna SE, Erwin SM, Vaughan TM, Kracun M. "Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network." Orthopedic Trauma Association 17th Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, October, 2001

  • Crandall JR, Martin PG, Sieveka EM, Pilkey WD, Dischinger PC, Burgess AF, O’Quinn TD, Schmidhauser CB: Lower limb response and injury in frontal crashes. Accident Analysis & Prevention 30(5): 667-677, September 1998.

  • Crandall JR, Martin PG, Bass CR, Pilkey WD, Dischinger PC, Burgess AR, O'Quinn TD, Schmidhauser CB: Foot and ankle injury: The roles of driver anthropometry, footwear and pedal control. 40th Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp 1-18, 1996

  • Crandall JR, Martin PG, Sieveka EM, Klopp GS, Kuhlmann TP, Pilkey WD, Dischinger PC, Burgess AR, O'Quinn TD, Schmidhauser CB: The influence of footwell intrusion on lower extremity response and injury in frontal crashes. 39th Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, pp. 269-286, 1995.

 

Wake Forest University / Virginia Tech CIREN Center


  • Loftis KL, Martin RS, Gabler HC, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD “Development of a Method to Compare Real-World Crashes to Vehicle Crash Tests.”  Society for Automotive Engineering, 2010, Paper No. 2010-01-0147.

  • Urban JE, Loftis KL, Stitzel, JD “Investigating Injury Mechanism and Occupant BMI for Malleolar Fractures in Frontal Motor Vehicle Collisions.”  Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 2010; 46.

  • Gayzik F, Martin RS, Gabler HC, Hoth JJ, Duma SM, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD, "Characterization Of Crash-Induced Thoracic Loading Resulting In Pulmonary Contusion," Journal of Trauma, vol. 66, pp. 840-9, Mar 2009.

  • Loftis K , Martin RS, Meredith JW, Stitzel J, "Investigating Methods For Determining Mismatch In Near Side Vehicle Impacts - Biomed 2009," Biomedical Scientific Instrumentation, vol. 45, pp. 256-61, 2009.

  • Weaver A, Gayzik FS, and Stitzel JD, "Biomechanical Analysis Of Pulmonary Contusion In Motor Vehicle Crash Victims: A Crash Injury Research And Engineering Network (Ciren) Study - Biomed 2009," Biomedical Scientific Instrumentation, vol. 45, pp. 364-9, 2009

  • Danelson KA, Stitzel JD, “Volumetric Splenic Injury Measurement in CT Scans for Comparison with Injury Score,” Biomed Sci Instrum. 2008; 44.

  • J Stitzel, P Kilgo, B Schmotzer, K Danelson, C Geer, T Pranikoff, JW Meredith, “Age Thresholds for Increased Mortality of Three Predominant Crash Induced Head Injuries,” Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Conference and Journal, 2008.
  • Bonivtch A, Stitzel JD, “Use of CIREN Data to Understand Real-World Injury Mechanisms,” presented at 5th Annual Center for Injury Biomechanics Instructional Symposium: Advanced Technologies and New Frontiers, Blacksburg VA, March 23-24, 2007.
  • Danelson KA, Hoth JJ, Miller PR, Stitzel JD, “A semi-automated approach for measuring splenic injury using computed tomography,” Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007; 43:13-7.

  • Kilgo P, Stitzel JD, Meredith JW, Hill-Brown J, “What Constitutes an Elderly Motor Vehicle Crash Victim – The Age at Which Specific Injuries Increase the Risk of Mortality,” presented at the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Public Meeting, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C., March 28, 2007

  • Stitzel J, P Kilgo, B Schmotzer, C Gabler, JW Meredith, “Comparing CIREN and NASS Cases: A Multivariate Similarity Approach,” Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Conference and Journal, (accepted) 2007.

  • Stitzel, JD, Meredith, JW, “Update on the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) Program,” presented to Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota City, Japan, February, 2007.

  • Stitzel J, P Kilgo, B Schmotzer, C Gabler, JW Meredith, “Comparing CIREN and NASS Cases: A Multivariate Similarity Approach,” SAE Government-Industry Meeting, Wednesday, May 16, 2007.

  • Martin RS, MD, JJ Hoth, MD, JH Holmes, MD, PR Miller, MD, MC Chang, MD, JD Stitzel, PhD, JW Meredith, MD, “Pulmonary Contusion After Motor Vehicle Crash: A Study of the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN),” presented at American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, July 2006.

  • Stitzel, J.D., Tan, J., Gayzik, F.S., Daly, M., Carr, J., Martin, S., Hoth, J.J., Miller, P., Meredith, W., “3-d real-time CT reconstruction: A tool for analyzing CIREN data,” 34th International Workshop on Human Subjects for Biomechanical Research, Dearborn, MI, 2006

  • Stitzel J, P Kilgo, B Schmotzer, C Gabler, JW Meredith, “Comparing CIREN and NASS Cases: A Multivariate Similarity Approach,” CIREN Quarterly Meeting, Milwaukee WI, September 2006.

  • Rivera, L., Peitzman, A. B., ........., Fakhry, S., & et.al. (2001). Contributions of Age and Gender to Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injury in Adults: Multicenter Study of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. in Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Assembly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (p. page 46).

 

 

 

University of Washington CIREN Center


  • Burns, S Mack C, Kaufman R, Bulger E. "Cost of Spinal Cord Injuries Caused by Rollover Automobile Crashes." Injury Prevention 2010; 16:74-78

  • Mandell S, Kaufman R, Mack C, Bulger E. "Mortality and Injury Patterns Associated with Roof Crush in Rollover Crashes" Accident Analysis and Prevention 42 (2010) 1326-1331

  • Mandell S, Kaufman R, Mack C, Bulger E."Describing a Problem: Rear Seatback Malfunction and Unsecured Cargo Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2010; 25 (2) 152-157

  • Smith TG 3rd, Wessells HB, Mack CD, Kaufman R, Bulger EM, Voelzke BB. Examination of the Impact of Airbags on Renal Injury Using a National Database Journal American College Surgeons. 2010 Sep: 211(3):355-360, Epub 2010 Jul 14. PMID: 20800192
  • Maheshwari R , Mack C, Francis D, Kaufman R, Bulger E, Nork S, Henley B. The Effect of Obesity on Outcomes among Trauma Patients with Lower Extremity Orthopaedic Injuries (Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 23(9): 634-639, October 2009
  • Bulger E, Kaufman R, Mack C. "childhood Crash Injury Patterns Associated With Restraint Misuse: Implications for Field Triage." Prehospital Disast Med 2008;23(1):9-15.
  • Dissanaike S, Kaufman R, Mack C, Mock C, Bulger E. “The Effect Of Reclined Seats On Mortality In Motor Vehicle Collisions”. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2008 Mar; 64(3):614-9.

  • Bennet T., Kaufman, Schiff M., Mock C., Quan L. “Crash analysis of lower extremity injuries in children in forward-facing car seat during front and rear impacts.” The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care 2006;61-592-597

  • Francis DO, Kaufman R, Yueh B, Mock CM, Nathens AB. “Air bag induced orbital blow-out fractures” 2006. Laryngoscope, 116 September 2006

  • Tencer A., Kaufman R., Mack C., Mock C. "Factors Affecting Pelvic And Thoracic Forces In Near-Side Impact Crashes: A Study Of US-NCAP, NASS, And CIREN Data." Accident Analysis and Prevention - 37 (2005) 287-293.

  • Tencer A., Kaufman R., Huber P., Mock C. "The Role of Door Orientation on Occupant Injury in a Nearside Impact: A CIREN, MADYMO modeling and Experimental Study." Traffic Injury Prevention, 6:372-378, 2005

  • Tencer A., Kaufman R., Conway, C. "Reducing Primary and Secondary Impact Loads on the Pelvis During Side Impact" 19th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) Conference, Washington, D.C., June 2005 Paper No. 05-0036-

  • Acierno S, S, Kaufman R, Mock C, Rivara F, Grossman D. "Vehicle Mismatch: Injury Patterns And Severity." Accident Analysis and Prevention 39 (2004) 761-772.

  • Ebel B., Mack C., Diehr P., Rivara F. "Lost Working Days, Productivity, And Restraint Use Among Occupants Of Motor Vehicles That Crashed In The United States." Injury Prevention 2004; 10:314-319

  • Nirula, R, Mock C., Nathens A., Grossman, D. "The New Car Assessment Programs: Does It Predict The Relative Safety Of Vehicles In Actual Crashes?" The Journal of Trauma Injury Infection & Critical Care 2004; 57:779-786

  • Rivara F, Cummings P. "Car Occupant Death According To The Restraint Use Of Other Occupants: A Matched Cohort Study." Journal of the American Medical Association Jan 21;291(3):343-9, 2004

  • Ebel B, Grossman D. "Crash Proof Kids? An Overview Of Current Motor Vehicle Child Occupant Safety Strategies." Current Problems Pediatric Adolescent Health Care 2003 Feb;33(2):38-55.

  • Nirula R, Mock CN, Kaufman R, Rivara FP, Grossman D. "Correlation Of Head Injury To Vehicle Contact Points Using Crash Injury Research And Engineering Network (CIREN) Data." Accident Analysis and Prevention, 35: 201-210, 2003.

  • Nirula R, Kaufman R, Tencer A. "Traumatic Brain Injury And Automotive Design: Making Motor Vehicles Safer." Journal of Trauma Injury Infection & Critical Care, 55:844-8, 2003.

  • Rivara FP, Cummings P, Mock C. "Injuries And Death Of Children In Rollover Motor Vehicle Crashes In The United States." Injury Prevention 2003; 9(1):76-80.

  • Assal M., Huber P, Tencer A, Rohr E, Mock C, Kaufman R. Are Drivers More Likely To Injure Their Right Foot Or Left Foot In A Frontal Car Crash: A Crash And Biomechanical Investigation? Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 46: 273-288, 2002.

  • Assal M., Huber P, Tencer A, Rohr E, Mock C, Kaufman R. Are Drivers More Likely To Injure Their Right Foot Or Left Foot In A Frontal Car Crash: A Crash And Biomechanical Investigation? Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 46: 273-288, 2002.|

  • Mock C, Grossman D, Rivara F, Kaufman RP, Mack CD, Rivara FP. “The relationship between body weight and risk of death and serious injury in motor vehicle crashes.” Accident Analysis and Prevention, 34: 221-228, 2002.

  • Tencer A, Kaufman R, Ryan K, Grossman D, Henley B, Mann F, Mock C, Rivara F, Wang S, Augenstein J, Hoyt D, Eastman B. Femur Fractures in Relatively Low Speed Frontal Crashes: The possible role of muscle forces, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 34 (2002) pp 1-11. 

  • Tencer A, Mirza S, Bensel K, Internal Loads in the Cervical Spine During Motor Vehicle Rear-End Impacts, Spine, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp 32-42, 2002.

  • Rivera, L., Peitzman, A. B., ........., Fakhry, S., & et.al. (2001). Contributions of Age and Gender to Outcomes of Blunt Splenic Injury in Adults: Multicenter Study of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. in Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Assembly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (p. page 46).

  • Pacyna SE, Erwin SM, Vaughan TM, Kracun M. "Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network." Orthopedic Trauma Association 17th Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, October, 2001

  • Rivara F, Koepsell T, Grossman D, Mock C, “Effectiveness of automatic shoulder belt systems in motor vehicle crashes.” Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol 283, pg. 2826-2828, June, 2000.


Medical Center of Wisconsin CIREN Center


  • Nirula R, Pintar FA: Identification of vehicle components associated with severe thoracic injury in motor injury in motor vehicle crashes: A CIREN and NASS analysis. Accid Anal Prev 40(1):137-141, 2008.

  • Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ: Injury mechanisms and severity in small overlap corner impacts. Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 52:185-189, 2008.

  • Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ. Injury mechanisms and severity in narrow offset frontal impacts. - Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med. 2008 Oct;52:185-9.PMID: 19026235

  • Yoganandan N, Gennarelli  TA, Pintar FA,  Characterizing diffuse brain injuries from real-world motor vehicle impacts, Paper 07-338, 2007 ESV, Lyon, France
  • Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ, Occupant dynamics and injuries in narrow-object side impact.  ESV, Paper 07-0246 Lyon, France, 2007

  • Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Yoganandan N:  Injury patterns in side pole crashes. AAAM 51: 419-432, 2007.

  • Grant, J; Rhee, J.S.; Pintar, F; Yoganandan, N.: Modeling mechanisms of skull base injury for drivers in motor vehicle collisions Otolaryngology (2007)

  • Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Yoganandan N: Injury patterns in side pole crashes. AAAM 51: 419-432, 2007.

  • Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Yoganandan N.: Occupant dynamics and injuries in narrow-object side impact. 2007 ESV, (accepted March 2007).

  • Yoganandan N; Gennarelli, T.A.; Zhang, J.; Pintar, F.A.; Characterizing diffuse brain injuries from real-world motor vehicle impacts, 2007 ESV, (accepted March 2007).

  • Yoganandan N; Gennarelli, T.A.; Zhang, J.; Pintar, F.A.; Takhounts, E.; Ridella, S.A. ; Association of contact loading in diffuse axonal injuries from motor vehicle crashes; The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care (2007)

  • Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Baisden J, Maiman DJ: "Type II Odontoid Fracture from Frontal Impact", Journal of Neurosurgery - Spine 2:481-485, 2005.

  • Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: Odontoid Fracture in Motor Vehicle Environments. Accident Analysis and Prevention 37: 504-514, 2005.

  • Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA: "Field Data on Head Injuries in Side Airbag Vehicles in Lateral Impact". Annual Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 49:171-184, 2005.

  • Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA: "Evaluation Of Side Impact Injuries In Vehicles Equipped With Side Airbags", IRCOBI, September 21-23, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic, 97-108.