Research Projects

At our inaugural meeting in March 2010, 8 projects were reviewed. Currently, the group has 12 active projects and more than 3 upcoming projects:

Active and Upcoming Projects

  • Biomarkers and Quality of Life in Children with TBI
  • Prevalence of Acute Critical Neurologic Disease in Children: a Global Epidemiological Assessment
  • Use of NIRS and Neuromarkers to Predict Neurological Outcome after Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Surgery
  • CT Classification to Guide Therapeutic Intervention and Outcome Prediction in Children with Severe TBI
  • Biomarkers of Acute Brain Injury in Pediatric ECMO
  • Use of NIRS and Neuromarkers to Predict Neurological Outcome after Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Surgery
  • Rational Vasopressor Choice after Severe Pediatric TBI
  • Increasing Adherence to Pediatric Guidelines after Severe TBI
  • Early Monitoring for Seizures and Long-term Global Outcomes Following Moderate to Severe Brain Injury in Children
  • Multicenter CSF and Blood Depository
  • Risk Factors, Management and Outcomes Associated with Non-convulsive Seizures in Critically Ill Children
  • Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children with Vasospasm following TBI
  • The VPICU Neurocritical Care Module: Identifying Best Clinical Practices in a Prospective Multicenter Database
  • Evoked Potentials as a Probe for Improving Information Extraction from EEG
  • Comparative Effectiveness TBI Study

Collaboration With Other Networks

  • Progesterone for Pediatric TBI—Planning Grant (PECARN)
  • Decompressive Craniectomy in Pediatric TBI (PTBIC)

 

Our Research

Good quality research will be
fundamental to reshape clinical
practice and further define the
field of Pediatric Neurocritical Care.