Ricardo M Arida

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Exercise-induced hippocampal anti-inflammatory response in aged rats
    Sergio Gomes da Silva
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, ED, Ciências Biomédicas, 5 andar, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Zip Code 04023 900, Brazil
    J Neuroinflammation 10:61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Experimental and clinical findings from physical exercise as complementary therapy for epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 26:273-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint From depressive symptoms to depression in people with epilepsy: contribution of physical exercise to improve this picture
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Res 99:1-13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Is physical activity beneficial for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy? Evidences from animal studies
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Rua Botucatu 862, Ed Ciências Biomédicas 5 0 andar, CEP 04023 900 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:422-31. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The potential role of physical exercise in the treatment of epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 17:432-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise in rats with epilepsy is protective against seizures: evidence of animal studies
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1013-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and epilepsy: proven and predicted benefits
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sports Med 38:607-15. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Physical exercise in epilepsy: what kind of stressor is it?
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 16:381-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Favorable effects of physical activity for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsia 51:76-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of different types of physical exercise on the staining of parvalbumin-positive neurons in the hippocampal formation of rats with epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo, SP Brasil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:814-22. 2007

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  1. pmc Exercise-induced hippocampal anti-inflammatory response in aged rats
    Sergio Gomes da Silva
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, ED, Ciências Biomédicas, 5 andar, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Zip Code 04023 900, Brazil
    J Neuroinflammation 10:61. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Experimental and clinical findings from physical exercise as complementary therapy for epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 26:273-8. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint From depressive symptoms to depression in people with epilepsy: contribution of physical exercise to improve this picture
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Res 99:1-13. 2012
    ..In this regard, we propose in this article the potential role of physical exercise to minimize depression in people with epilepsy...
  4. doi request reprint Is physical activity beneficial for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy? Evidences from animal studies
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Rua Botucatu 862, Ed Ciências Biomédicas 5 0 andar, CEP 04023 900 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:422-31. 2009
    ..Thus, considerations of the potential application of physical exercise strategy for preventing or treating TLE are highlighted...
  5. doi request reprint The potential role of physical exercise in the treatment of epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 17:432-5. 2010
    ..We present data from human and animal studies supporting the role of exercise as a therapy for epilepsy complementary to standard treatments...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise in rats with epilepsy is protective against seizures: evidence of animal studies
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1013-6. 2009
    ..No death was found in animals with epilepsy during 1680 h of exercise. Based on these results it is plausible encouraging persons with epilepsy to non-pharmacological treatments and preventative measures such as physical exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and epilepsy: proven and predicted benefits
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sports Med 38:607-15. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Physical exercise in epilepsy: what kind of stressor is it?
    Ricardo M Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 16:381-7. 2009
    ..The psychological stress of different sports activities is an important concern that must also be taken into account. Overall, among stress reduction therapies for the treatment of seizures, exercise might be a potential candidate...
  9. doi request reprint Favorable effects of physical activity for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsia 51:76-9. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of different types of physical exercise on the staining of parvalbumin-positive neurons in the hippocampal formation of rats with epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo, SP Brasil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:814-22. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical training in developing rats does not influence the kindling development in the adult life
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 90:629-33. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term cosequences of intrahippocampal kainate injection in the Proechimys guyannensis rodent
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 9000, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Epilepsy Res 65:201-10. 2005
    ..None of PG animals presented spontaneous seizures during the 120 days of observation. These findings confirm our previous observation on the resistance of this animal specie to experimental models of limbic epilepsy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical training does not influence interictal LCMRglu in pilocarpine-treated rats with epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 79:789-94. 2003
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that physical training does not influence interictal LCMRglu metabolism in most cerebral regions of rats with epilepsy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of spontaneous versus forced exercise in rats on the staining of parvalbumin-positive neurons in the hippocampal formation
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 364:135-8. 2004
    ..These findings demonstrate that physical activity leads to prominent plastic changes in the hippocampal formation of rats that were more evident following voluntary activity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical training reverts hippocampal electrophysiological changes in rats submitted to the pilocarpine model of epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 900 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 83:165-71. 2004
    ..Our results indicate that physical training reduces CA1 hyperresponsiveness and can modify synaptic plasticity in rats submitted to the pilocarpine model of limbic epilepsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of physical exercise habits in Brazilian patients with epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 4:507-10. 2003
    ..Our data show that although most of our patients do not regularly engage in physical activity, they believe that it might improve medical treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proechimys guyannensis: an animal model of resistance to epilepsy
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Brazil
    Epilepsia 46:189-97. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of hippocampal plastic changes in rats with epilepsy supplemented with oral omega-3 fatty acids
    Roberta M Cysneiros
    Programa de Pós graduação em Distúrbios do Desenvolvimento da Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 17:33-8. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Repeated amygdala-kindled seizures induce ictal rebound tachycardia in rats
    Aline P Pansani
    Department of Neurology Neuroscience, Experimental Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 22:442-9. 2011
    ..This study demonstrated the influence of seizure frequency on cardiac autonomic modulation, providing a basis for discussion of potential mechanisms that cause patients with epilepsy to die suddenly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: experimental approach
    Carla A Scorzai
    Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1003-6. 2009
    ..We concluded in our experimental study that exist a possible association between alcohol abuse and SUDEP occurrence...
  21. doi request reprint Adult hippocampal neurogenesis and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: reality or just an attractive history?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 862, CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 71:914-22. 2008
    ..Based on these facts, in this paper we postulate that aberrant neurogenesis could influence negatively the cardiovascular system of the patient with epilepsy leading to cardiac abnormalities and hence SUDEP...
  22. ncbi request reprint The brain-heart connection: implications for understanding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cardiol J 16:394-9. 2009
    ..Regarding the above findings, our research group focused on this review article that SUDEP could be related to the occurrence of specific brain structure dysfunction or anatomical change, at least in some cases...
  23. ncbi request reprint The pilocarpine model of epilepsy: what have we learned?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Botucatu, 862, Edifício José Leal Prado, 04023 900 São Paulo, SP, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 81:345-65. 2009
    ..This review concentrates on data from pilocarpine model of epilepsy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?: eat more fish! A group hypothesis
    Roberta M Cysneiros
    Programa de Pós graduação em Distúrbios do Desenvolvimento, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:927-9. 2009
    ..A dietary modification or nutritional supplements increasing the ingestion of omega-3 fatty acids may help to ''save the brain'...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carbamazepine does not alter the intrinsic cardiac function in rats with epilepsy
    Diego B Colugnati
    Paulist Medicine School, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:573-8. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that, in isolation, carbamazepine may not be a potential risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy...
  26. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in patients with epilepsy receiving renal replacement therapy with dialysis: a 17-year experience at a single institution
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Hemodial Int 14:364-9. 2010
    ..Considering this, we evaluated the incidence of seizures in 189 patients under dialytic treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Benefits of sunlight: vitamin D deficiency might increase the risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 74:158-61. 2010
    ..In view of the above findings, our research group focused in this review article that SUDEP, at least in some cases, could be related with low vitamin D levels...
  28. doi request reprint From Galapagos to the labs: Darwinian medicine and epilepsy today
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 16:388-90. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Neuroprotective activity of omega-3 fatty acids against epilepsy-induced hippocampal damage: Quantification with immunohistochemical for calcium-binding proteins
    Danuza Ferrari
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Epilepsy Behav 13:36-42. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate that omega-3 fatty acids prevent status epilepticus-associated neuropathological changes in the hippocampal formation of rats with epilepsy...
  30. doi request reprint Positive impact of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in a dog with drug-resistant epilepsy: a case study
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 15:527-8. 2009
    ..Our case study describes the effectiveness of daily intake of a moderate amount of fish oil in a case of canine epilepsy...
  31. doi request reprint Subclinical hyperthyroidism and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 74:692-4. 2010
    ..As subclinical hyperthyroidism has been linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, we propose in this paper that SUDEP, at least in some cases, could be related with subclinical thyroid dysfunction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in an adolescent with epilepsy: all roads lead to the heart?
    Kylvia G F D Pinto
    Centro de Cirurgia de Epilepsia CIREP, Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cardiol J 18:194-6. 2011
    ..Premature mortality seems to be increased in patients with epilepsy, and cardiac abnormalities may be a possible cause of SUDEP...
  33. ncbi request reprint What are the similarities between stress, sudden cardiac death in Gallus gallus and sudden unexpected death in people with epilepsy
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Experimental Neurology, Paulist School of Medicine, Sao Paulo Federal University, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:788-90. 2010
    ..In this way, SDS in Gallus gallus could be an interesting model to study SUDEP...
  34. doi request reprint Do pets reduce the likelihood of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy?
    Vera C Terra
    Centro de Cirurgia de Epilepsia, Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Seizure 21:649-51. 2012
    ..To assess the relationship between the presence of pets in homes of epilepsy patients and the occurrence of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy research 150 years after Darwin's theory of evolution
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1114-6. 2009
    ..Darwin's thoughts on evolution are relevant to understand these gene interactions, contributing to current development of new treatments and prevention of chronic diseases, such as epilepsy...
  36. ncbi request reprint May the best friend be an enemy if not recognized early: possible role of omega-3 against cardiovascular abnormalities due to antipsychotics in the treatment of autism
    Roberta M Cysneiros
    Programa de Pós Graduação, Distúrbios do Desenvolvimento, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:922-6. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Thyroid gland and cerebella lesions: New risk factors for sudden cardiac death in schizophrenia?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 76:251-3. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Does the lunar phase have an effect on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
    Vera C Terra-Bustamante
    Departamento de Neurologia, Psiquiatria e Psicologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 14:404-6. 2009
    ..No SUDEPs occurred during the waning cycle. These preliminary findings suggest that the full moon appears to correlate with SUDEP...
  39. doi request reprint The other side of the coin: Beneficiary effect of omega-3 fatty acids in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Epilepsy Behav 13:279-83. 2008
    ..Given their relative safety and general health benefits, our update article summarizes the knowledge of the role of dietary omega-3 fatty acids in epilepsy...
  40. doi request reprint Physical activity in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: much more than a simple sport
    Ricardo M Arida
    Department of Physiology, Laboratory of Experimental Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Bull 24:374-80. 2008
    ..Based on these facts, the purpose of this article is to review the body of literature of the possible contribution of physical exercise to the SUDEP prevention in a comprehensive manner...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lovastatin reduces neuronal cell death in hippocampal CA1 subfield after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus: preliminary results
    Pauline Rangel
    Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Mogi das Cruzes, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:972-6. 2005
    ..Seven days after pilocarpine-induced SE, all the animals were perfused and their brains were processed for histological analysis through Nissl method...
  42. pmc Preventing tomorrow's sudden cardiac death in epilepsy today: what should physicians know about this?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:389-94. 2008
    ..This review discusses the epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, and preventative measures in the management of SUDEP...
  43. ncbi request reprint Could sudden cardiac death in epilepsy be related to the occurrence of thalamic dysfunction or anatomic change?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:139-43. 2009
    ..In view of the above findings, we purpose that SUDEP, at least in some cases, could be related to the occurrence of thalamic dysfunction or anatomic change...
  44. ncbi request reprint Is there something special about cardiovascular abnormalities and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy among patients with chronic renal insufficiency in regular hemodialysis program?
    Rui A Gomes
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:209-13. 2009
    ..Probably, the main justification to not allow us to demonstrated a direct relation between SUDEP and cardiovascular diseases in hemodialysis are the reduced number of cases examined...
  45. ncbi request reprint Amygdala kindling in Proechimys guyannensis rat: an animal model of resistance to epilepsy
    Reinaldo de Amorim Carvalho
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Epilepsia 44:165-70. 2003
    ..This study examined the effect of amygdala kindling development in Proechimys guayannensis rat, a common rodent of the Amazon basin...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of magnesium in sudden cardiac deaths among people with schizophrenia: hit or miss?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70:814-6. 2012
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Hibernating mammals in sudden cardiac death in epilepsy: what do they tell us?
    Diego B Colugnati
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 70:929-32. 2008
    ..Taken together, in this paper we postulate that hibernators have some cardiovascular particularities that confer heart protection that could positively influence the cardiovascular system of patients with epilepsy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epileptologists probe vagus nerve stimulation in children with refractory epilepsy: a promise against sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
    Vera C Terra
    Centro de Cirurgia de Epilepsia CIREP, Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70:953-5. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Mortality in children with severe epilepsy: 10 years of follow-up
    Vera C Terra
    Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:766-9. 2011
    ..Mental retardation was significantly more frequent in patients who did not die from SUDEP. SUDEP may be a significant condition associated with mortality in children and adolescents with epilepsy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sudden death in a child with epilepsy: potential cerebellar mechanisms?
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:707-10. 2011
    ..We discuss here the potential mechanisms underlying the fatal process, with a description of cerebellar actions likely failing in that SUDEP process...
  51. ncbi request reprint The utility of omega-3 fatty acids in epilepsy: more than just a farmed tilapia!
    Vera C Terra
    Centro de Cirurgia de Epilepsia, Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:118-21. 2011
    ..We discuss here the possible implications of omega-3 fatty acids consumption on SUDEP prevention...
  52. ncbi request reprint The mystery of Gustave Flaubert's death: could sudden unexpected death in epilepsy be part of the context?
    Marly de Albuquerque
    Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:548-52. 2009
    ..In these lines, as the circumstances of his death were the subject of fabulous and mysterious speculations, we postulated in this paper that Flaubert's death could be due SUDEP phenomenon...
  53. ncbi request reprint When your child with epilepsy dies suddenly: febrile seizures are part of the process?
    Vera C Terra
    Centro de Cirurgia de Epilepsia, Departamento de Neurociências e Ciências do Comportamento, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:384-6. 2011
    ..FS had low morbidity, but may be associated with the occurrence of late chronic epilepsy. Here we describe factors related to FS and its possible correlation with SUDEP...
  54. doi request reprint Expression of vitamin D receptor mRNA in the hippocampal formation of rats submitted to a model of temporal lobe epilepsy induced by pilocarpine
    Luciana Janjoppi
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 76:480-4. 2008
    ..052+/-0.035; 0.085+/-0.055) when compared with the CTRL and SE groups (0.019+/-0.017; 0.019+/-0.025). These data suggest the VDR as a possible candidate participating in the epileptogenesis process of the pilocarpine model of epilepsy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise program reverts the effects of pinealectomy on the amygdala kindling development
    Aline Fabiana Silva de Lacerda
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 74:216-20. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate that the acceleration in the kindling development of pinealectomized animals can be reverted by physical exercise...
  56. doi request reprint Physical exercise during the adolescent period of life increases hippocampal parvalbumin expression
    Sergio Gomes da Silva
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Dev 32:137-42. 2010
    ..This finding indicates that aerobic exercise program during adolescent period promotes neuroplastic changes in hippocampal formation...
  57. pmc Thalamic nuclear abnormalities as a contributory factor in sudden cardiac deaths among patients with schizophrenia
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 65:539-46. 2010
    ..Based on the results of these prior studies, it is clear that further research regarding the relationship between the thalamus and sudden cardiac death is of vital importance...
  58. ncbi request reprint Quantification of respiratory parameters in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:450-3. 2007
    ..Although the study did not identify any specific respiratory abnormality in TLE patients during the interictal period, re-evaluation of clinical data on pulmonary disorders in people with epilepsy should be better investigated...
  59. ncbi request reprint The effects of alcohol intake and withdrawal on the seizures frequency and hippocampal morphology in rats with epilepsy
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes NPT UMC, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Res 47:323-8. 2003
    ..The alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a crucial event for the development of functional and neuropathological alterations associated with epilepsy...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative study of hippocampal formation in hypertensive rats with epilepsy]
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental da Universidade Federal de São Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:283-8. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the hippocampus and dentate gyrus neuropathological features of spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHR) with epilepsy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Seizure occurrence in patients with chronic renal insufficiency in regular hemodialysis program
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Mogi das Cruzes, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:757-60. 2005
    ..The two other patients had already presented seizures prior the beginning of dialysis. We conclude that seizures in renal failure could be considered as occasional events that do not usually become chronic...
  62. ncbi request reprint The Na+/K+ATPase activity is increased in the hippocampus after multiple status epilepticus induced by pilocarpine in developing rats
    Erika Reime Kinjo
    Depto de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Unifesp Rua Botucatu, 862 Edif Leal Prado, CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res 1138:203-7. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that multiple pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus in developing rats induce long-lasting increase in the Na(+)/K(+)ATPase activity in the hippocampus, reflecting hyperexcitability...
  63. ncbi request reprint Nestin down-regulation of cortical radial glia is delayed in rats submitted to recurrent status epilepticus during early postnatal life
    Carla Alessandra Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:684-8. 2009
    ..This study was delineated to analyze the temporal pattern of nestin expression in cortical radial glial cells of rats during normal development and of rats submitted to recurrent status epilepticus (SE) in early postnatal life (P)...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular alterations and sudden death in epilepsy]
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Neurologia Experimental da Universidade Federal de São Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:461-6. 2007
    ..The cause of SUDEP is still unknown, however, the most commonly suggested mechanisms are cardiac abnormalities. Based on this, in this review the relationship between SUDEP and cardiac abnormalities has been emphasized...
  65. doi request reprint Hippocampal mossy fiber sprouting induced by forced and voluntary physical exercise
    Michelle Toscano-Silva
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu 862, Ed Ciencias Biomedicas, 5 degrees andar Vila Clementino, 04023 900, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 101:302-8. 2010
    ..Further Investigations are necessary to determine whether mossy fiber sprouting induced by exercise is also involved in learning and memory processes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular protective effect of melatonin in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: a hypothesis
    Fulvio A Scorza
    Laboratory of Experimental Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 70:605-9. 2008
    ..Taken together, in this paper we suggested a possible relationship between cardiac abnormalities, melatonin and SUDEP...
  67. ncbi request reprint Levels of the synaptic protein X11 alpha/mint1 are increased in hippocampus of rats with epilepsy
    Carla Alessandra Scorza
    Laboratorio de Neurociencia, Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, Ed Leal Prado CEP 04023 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Res 57:49-57. 2003
    ..The blotting confirmed the results obtained by immunohistochemistry. The present work suggests that Mint1 may be related to hippocampal plasticity during epileptogenesis in the pilocarpine model of temporal lobe epilepsy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Influence of pinealectomy on the amygdala kindling development in rats
    Luciana Janjoppi
    Laboratorio de Neurologia Experimental, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, UNIFESP EPM, Rua Botucatu 862, Vila Clementino, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 392:150-3. 2006
    ..The present findings indicate that the pineal gland removal exert a significant influence on amygdala kindling development suggesting that melatonin holds potential interest in experimental therapy for epilepsy...
  69. pmc Inflammation and adipose tissue: effects of progressive load training in rats
    Fabio S Lira
    Department of Physiology of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lipids Health Dis 9:109. 2010
    ..In the present study, we investigated the regulation of cytokine production in the adipose tissue of rats after an overtraining-inducing exercise protocol...
  70. pmc Evaluation of physical activity habits in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Marcio Antonio de Assis
    Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:473-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we present data from a survey that aimed to assess the physical activity habits of adult Brazilian patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder...
  71. doi request reprint Physical exercise in adolescence changes CB1 cannabinoid receptor expression in the rat brain
    Sergio Gomes da Silva
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurochem Int 57:492-6. 2010
    ..These findings suggest an important link between the endocannabinoid system and physical training in adolescence...
  72. ncbi request reprint Neurogenesis in the amygdala: a new etiologic hypothesis of autism?
    Marcos Tomanik Mercadante
    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 70:352-7. 2008
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  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of intense physical effort in subjects with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Fabio Camilo
    Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Mogi das Cruzes, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1007-12. 2009
    ..Only few patients presented electrocardiography or echocardiography alterations at rest or during effort. In conclusion, this work suggests that physical effort to exhaustion is not a seizure-induced component...
  74. doi request reprint Increased basal plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in sprint runners
    Paulo Roberto Correia
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Bull 27:325-9. 2011
    ..BDNF changes have been measured in endurance but not in strength exercise. The present study aimed to investigate whether anaerobic activity such as sprinting differentially alters basal plasma BDNF concentration...
  75. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the lateral posterior and anteroventral thalamic nuclei on spontaneous recurrent seizures in the pilocarpine model of epilepsy
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Universidade Federal de SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 60:572-5. 2002
    ..These results seem to suggest that LP play a role in the seizure circuitry inhibiting the expression of spontaneous seizures in the pilocarpine model...
  76. ncbi request reprint GABA and opioid binding distribution in the brain of the seizure-resistant Proechimys guyannensis: an autoradiography study
    Luisa Rocha
    Department of Pharmacobiology, Center of Research and Advanced Studies, Mexico City, Mexico
    Synapse 60:392-8. 2006
    ..These findings provide the first description of receptor binding distribution of the Proechimys brain and suggest natural endogenous anticonvulsant mechanisms of theses rodents under normal conditions...
  77. ncbi request reprint Glucose utilisation during status epilepticus in an epilepsy model induced by pilocarpine: a qualitative study
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 60:198-203. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that the different activation levels of the distinct structures may be particularly important for understanding triggering and spreading mechanisms underlying epileptic activity during status epilepticus...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of cardiac parameters in animals with epilepsy: possible cause of sudden death?]
    Diego Basile Colugnati
    Núcleo de Pesquisas Tecnológicas, Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes, Mogi das Cruzes, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:1035-41. 2005
    ..In contrast, we did not find differences during in vitro experiments. Our results suggest a central nervous system modulation on the heart, which could explain the sudden unexpected death in epilepsy...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity 1 x 0 Mental disorders]
    Ricardo Mario Arida
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:94-5. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor: we've heard that sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is not a rare event. Do you know anything about this?
    Fulvio Alexandre Scorza
    Sao Paulo Med J 125:302. 2007