Brunetti V, Vollono C, Testani E, Pilato F, Della Marca G. Autonomic Nervous System Modifications During Wakefulness and Sleep in a Cohort of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019;: pubmed publisher
..09 ± 37.67 n.u.; controls: 43.08 ± 68.39 n.u.; P < .01). Our study indicates that autonomic dysfunctions in acute ischemic stroke are prevalent in right-side lesions and strictly dependent by sleep-wake stage. ..
Brunetti V, Testani E, Iorio R, Frisullo G, Luigetti M, Di Giuda D, et al
. Post-Encephalitic Parkinsonism and Sleep Disorder Responsive to Immunological Treatment: A Case Report. Clin EEG Neurosci. 2016;47:324-329 pubmed
..The polysomnographic monitoring suggests that lethargia, rather than a mere hypersomnia, is the result of a combination between sleep disruption and altered motor control. ..
Brunetti V, Ferilli M, Vollono C, Di Franco A, Della Marca G. Wake-Up Right-Sided Hemiparesis and Dysarthria in a Heavy Snorer. Chest. 2018;153:e13-e17 pubmed publisher
..Urgent CT brain scanning showed an ischemic lesion of the left temporal and insular lobes. The patient was admitted to the stroke unit, and acetylsalicylic acid 300 mg and low-molecular-weight heparin 6,000 IU were administered. ..
Losurdo A, Brunetti V, Broccolini A, Caliandro P, Frisullo G, Morosetti R, et al
. Dysphagia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Acute, First-Ever, Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018;27:539-546 pubmed publisher
..030). The association of OSA and dysphagia was greater than that expected based on the prevalence of each condition in acute stroke (P?<?.001). OSA and dysphagia are associated in first-ever, acute ischemic stroke. ..