Irena Rektorova

Summary

Affiliation: Masaryk University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with cerebrovascular disease without dementia: a pilot study of seven patients
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, Teaching Hospital sv Anna, Pekarska 53, 656 91, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 229:157-61. 2005
  2. pmc Grey matter changes in cognitively impaired Parkinson's disease patients
    Irena Rektorova
    Brain and Mind Research Program, Central European Institute of Technology, Central European Institute of Technology Masaryk University, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic First Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Masaryk University and St Anne s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    PLoS ONE 9:e85595. 2014
  3. pmc Dementia after DBS Surgery: A Case Report and Literature Review
    I Rektorova
    1st Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:679283. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of vocalization in patients with Parkinson's disease
    I Rektorova
    Applied Neurosciences Research Group, Central European Institute of Technology, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 313:7-12. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment exists in Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    Applied Neurosciences Research Group, Central European Institute of Technology, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 118:1179-83. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Pramipexole and pergolide in the treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease: a national multicentre prospective randomized study
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Neurol 10:399-406. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Effects of ropinirole on nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson disease: a prospective multicenter study
    Irena Rektorova
    Department of Neurology, Masaryk University and St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691 Brno, Czech Republic
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:261-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Striatal dopamine transporter imaging correlates with depressive symptoms and tower of London task performance in Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    Movement Disorders Centre, First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 23:1580-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effects of dopamine agonists on neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University and St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, CZ 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Neurodegener Dis 7:206-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance in people with Parkinson's disease and mild or moderate depression: effects of dopamine agonists in an add-on to L-dopa therapy
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Neurol 12:9-15. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with cerebrovascular disease without dementia: a pilot study of seven patients
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, Teaching Hospital sv Anna, Pekarska 53, 656 91, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 229:157-61. 2005
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  2. pmc Grey matter changes in cognitively impaired Parkinson's disease patients
    Irena Rektorova
    Brain and Mind Research Program, Central European Institute of Technology, Central European Institute of Technology Masaryk University, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic First Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Masaryk University and St Anne s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    PLoS ONE 9:e85595. 2014
    ..Cortical changes associated with cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not fully explored and require investigations with established diagnostic classification criteria...
  3. pmc Dementia after DBS Surgery: A Case Report and Literature Review
    I Rektorova
    1st Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:679283. 2011
    ..We discuss the case with respect to the cognitive effects of STN DBS and the possible risk factors of dementia after STN DBS surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Functional neuroanatomy of vocalization in patients with Parkinson's disease
    I Rektorova
    Applied Neurosciences Research Group, Central European Institute of Technology, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 313:7-12. 2012
    ..In Parkinson's disease (PD) both speech production and self-monitoring of voiced speech are altered...
  5. doi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment exists in Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    Applied Neurosciences Research Group, Central European Institute of Technology, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 118:1179-83. 2011
    ..Well-designed longitudinal studies in MCI-PD cohorts are needed to assess the sensitivity and specificity of the PD-MCI designation as far as dementia development is concerned...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pramipexole and pergolide in the treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease: a national multicentre prospective randomized study
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Neurol 10:399-406. 2003
    ..Our results demonstrate the antidepressant effect of PPX in patients with PD while we can't make any conclusions with regard to antidepressant effect of PRG...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of ropinirole on nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson disease: a prospective multicenter study
    Irena Rektorova
    Department of Neurology, Masaryk University and St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691 Brno, Czech Republic
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:261-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of ropinirole on selected nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), including anxiety, depressive symptoms, sleep disturbances/excessive daytime sleepiness, and sexual functions...
  8. doi request reprint Striatal dopamine transporter imaging correlates with depressive symptoms and tower of London task performance in Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    Movement Disorders Centre, First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 23:1580-7. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effects of dopamine agonists on neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University and St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, CZ 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Neurodegener Dis 7:206-9. 2010
    ..It has also been documented that DA agonists may have both a positive and a negative impact on neuropsychiatric symptoms in PD patients. This paper will focus on the effects of DA agonists on depressive and cognitive symptoms of PD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance in people with Parkinson's disease and mild or moderate depression: effects of dopamine agonists in an add-on to L-dopa therapy
    I Rektorova
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Neurol 12:9-15. 2005
    ..In our non-demented group of fluctuating depressed PD subjects, both PPX and PRG administration in combination with l-dopa were safe in terms of the effect on cognitive performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional abnormalities in the primary orofacial sensorimotor cortex during speech in Parkinson's disease
    Irena Rektorova
    1st Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 22:2043-51. 2007
    ..These results might reflect compensatory mechanisms and/or treatment effects that take place in mild to moderately ill PD patients with quality of speech yet comparable with that of age-matched controls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anterior opercular syndrome in frontotemporal lobar degeneration with ubiquitin-only immunoreactive neuronal changes
    I Rektorova
    1st Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Eur J Neurol 14:697-700. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive- and movement-related potentials recorded in the human basal ganglia
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 20:562-8. 2005
    ..This role seems to be nonspecific in terms of stimulus modality and in terms of the cognitive context of the task...
  14. doi request reprint Impairment of brain vessels may contribute to mortality in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Ivan Rektor
    Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 27:1169-72. 2012
    ..The effect of brain-vessel pathology on mortality in 57 consecutive PD patients was studied...
  15. doi request reprint Association between the basal ganglia and large-scale brain networks in epilepsy
    Ivan Rektor
    Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University CEITEC MU, Kamenice 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    Brain Topogr 26:355-62. 2013
    ..e. between regions that are engaged in the BG-RSN. The FC between the putamen and the cortex is disturbed in patients with epilepsy. This may reflect an altered function of the BG in epilepsy...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on reaction time, clinical features and cognitive functions in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Silvie Sedlackova
    First Department of Neurology, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 116:1093-101. 2009
    ..rTMS applied over all three stimulated areas was well tolerated and safe in terms of the cognitive and motor effects...
  17. doi request reprint The default mode network integrity in patients with Parkinson's disease is levodopa equivalent dose-dependent
    L Krajcovicova
    Applied Neurosciences Research Group, Central European Institute of Technology, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 119:443-54. 2012
    ..We conclude that dopaminergic therapy has a specific effect on both the DMN integrity and task-related brain activations in cognitively unimpaired PD patients, and these effects seem to be dose-dependent...
  18. doi request reprint The role of the inferior frontal gyri in cognitive processing of patients with Parkinson's disease: a pilot rTMS study
    Hana Srovnalova
    Movement Disorders Center, First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 26:1545-8. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive potentials in the basal ganglia-frontocortical circuits. An intracerebral recording study
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Exp Brain Res 158:289-301. 2004
    ..Cognitive potentials were recorded from all over the putamen. The BG may play an integrative role in cognitive information processing...
  20. doi request reprint Vascular pathology in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease
    Ivan Rektor
    Movement Disorders Centre and Stroke Centre, First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:24-9. 2009
    ..This study provides evidence that subclinical vascular pathology could influence the clinical status by contributing to motor and cognitive dysfunction in PD...
  21. doi request reprint Does WOQ-9 help to recognize symptoms of non-motor wearing-off in Parkinson's disease?
    Martin Bares
    Movement Disorders Centre Brno and First Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University Brno, St Anne s Hospital Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 119:373-80. 2012
    ..Careful explanation of the WOQ-9 questionnaire and improved awareness of the non-motor symptoms of wearing-off is strongly suggested...
  22. doi request reprint Involvement of the subthalamic nucleus in cognitive functions -- a concept
    Marek Balaz
    Central European Institute of Technology CEITEC, Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 310:96-9. 2011
    ..The exact role of the STN and the BG in non-motor functions remains an important and interesting challenge for future research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vascular parkinsonism--an update
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty of Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 248:185-91. 2006
    ..The term CVD may cover large vessel disease as well as small vessel disease. This means that territorial and lacunar infarcts and white matter lesions (WML) are all considered as CVD...
  24. ncbi request reprint How to treat tremor
    Ivan Rektor
    1st Department of Neurology, Masaryk University St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol 251:525-8. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, it is not clear whether the recommended quantity of these compounds was sufficient for a clinical effect. Most of the prescribed drugs could only have had a placebo effect...