S Attarian

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi [Acute encephalitis complicating acute polyradiculoneuritis]
    S Attarian
    Service de Neurologie et des Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:470-2. 2002
  2. doi Recommendations for the management of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy in 2011
    S Attarian
    Centre of Reference for neuromuscular diseases and ALS, University Teaching Hospital, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:910-8. 2012
  3. ncbi Neonatal lower motor neuron syndrome associated with maternal neuropathy with anti-GM1 IgG
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, University Hospital La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, Marseille, 13385, France
    Neurology 63:379-81. 2004
  4. ncbi Covariation of corticospinal efficiency and silent period in motoneuron diseases
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 34:178-88. 2006
  5. ncbi Magnetic stimulation including the triple-stimulation technique in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 36:55-61. 2007
  6. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation in lower motor neuron diseases
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseilles, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:35-42. 2005
  7. ncbi Progression of cortical and spinal dysfunctions over time in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 37:364-75. 2008
  8. doi Chronic ataxic neuropathies associated with anti-GD1b IgM antibodies: response to IVIg therapy
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, CHU La Timone, Marseille, France
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:61-4. 2010
  9. doi Response to treatment in patients with Lewis-Sumner syndrome
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, CHU La Timone, 264 rue St Pierre, Marseille 13385, France
    Muscle Nerve 44:179-84. 2011
  10. ncbi [Guillain-Barré syndrome revealing visceral leishmaniasis in an immunocompetent woman]
    S Attarian
    Service de Neurologie et des Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU La Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1046-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi [Acute encephalitis complicating acute polyradiculoneuritis]
    S Attarian
    Service de Neurologie et des Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:470-2. 2002
    ..Two hypothesis may be made: a post-infectious meningo-encephalo-AIDP or a complication of IgIV. This side effect, even rare, has not to be underestimated...
  2. doi Recommendations for the management of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy in 2011
    S Attarian
    Centre of Reference for neuromuscular diseases and ALS, University Teaching Hospital, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:910-8. 2012
    ..Prescription of physical therapy sessions and orthopedic appliances are to be adapted to the patient's deficiencies and contractures...
  3. ncbi Neonatal lower motor neuron syndrome associated with maternal neuropathy with anti-GM1 IgG
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, University Hospital La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, Marseille, 13385, France
    Neurology 63:379-81. 2004
    ..The authors report a newborn with motor neuropathy associated with anti-GM1 antibodies from an affected mother. This finding suggests that the disorder was due to transplacental transfer of pathogenic antibodies...
  4. ncbi Covariation of corticospinal efficiency and silent period in motoneuron diseases
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 34:178-88. 2006
    ..Part of the SP shortening in ALS seems to reflect the reduced activation of cortical or spinal inhibitory networks by the abnormal corticospinal pathway...
  5. ncbi Magnetic stimulation including the triple-stimulation technique in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 36:55-61. 2007
    ..Thus, the TST provides a quantitative tool for assessing UMN conduction failure. When used in association with the SP, the TST provides a sensitive diagnostic tool for use on ALS patients...
  6. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation in lower motor neuron diseases
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseilles, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:35-42. 2005
    ..Among LMND, several chronic immune mediate motor neuropathies may simulate amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)...
  7. ncbi Progression of cortical and spinal dysfunctions over time in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 37:364-75. 2008
    ..Since no correlation was found between UMN and LMN dysfunction, we conclude that UMN and LMN probably degenerate independently in ALS...
  8. doi Chronic ataxic neuropathies associated with anti-GD1b IgM antibodies: response to IVIg therapy
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, CHU La Timone, Marseille, France
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:61-4. 2010
    ..To determine the responses to treatment of patients with chronic sensory ataxic neuropathy associated with anti-GD1b IgM antibodies...
  9. doi Response to treatment in patients with Lewis-Sumner syndrome
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, CHU La Timone, 264 rue St Pierre, Marseille 13385, France
    Muscle Nerve 44:179-84. 2011
    ..Our aim was to document the classification of Lewis-Sumner syndrome (L-SS) based on the response to treatment and the pattern of progression over time...
  10. ncbi [Guillain-Barré syndrome revealing visceral leishmaniasis in an immunocompetent woman]
    S Attarian
    Service de Neurologie et des Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU La Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:1046-8. 2003
    ..Neuropathological manifestations of visceral leishmaniasis are probably underestimated. The question is whether Guillain-Barré syndrome and visceral leishmaniasis are causally related...
  11. ncbi Terminal latency index and modified F ratio in distinction of chronic demyelinating neuropathies
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, University Hospital La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385, Marseille, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:457-63. 2001
    ..To evaluate indexes calculated from standard electrophysiological data in differentiating chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy (CDP)...
  12. ncbi [Infectious myopathies]
    S Attarian
    Service de neurologie et des maladies neuromusculaires CHU La Timone 13385 Marseille
    Rev Prat 51:284-8. 2001
    ..Pyomyositis, is a located zone of suppuration of muscle due to staphylococcus in 90% of the cases. It is a common occurrence in tropical climates, but has been recognized increasingly in temperate climates...
  13. ncbi Magnetic stimulation using a triple-stimulation technique in patients with multifocal neuropathy without conduction block
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseilles, France
    Muscle Nerve 32:710-4. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that some forms of MMN previously thought to be axonal are in fact proximal variants of MMN with CB...
  14. doi Changes in cortically induced inhibition in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with time
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 39:310-7. 2009
    ..This finding argues against the hypothesis that loss of inhibition may be part of the pathogenic process in ALS...
  15. ncbi [Clinical and radiological features and clinical course of orbital myositis]
    S Attarian
    Service de Neurologie et Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU de la Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:307-12. 2003
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  16. doi Motor evoked potentials in clinically isolated syndrome suggestive of multiple sclerosis
    A Rico
    Centre de Resonance Magnetique Biologique et Medicale UMR CNRS 6612, Faculte de Medecine, Pole de Neurosciences Cliniques, Service de Neurologie, Universite de la Mediterranee, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Mult Scler 15:355-62. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates that MEP, especially the AR, is sensitive to motor pathway dysfunction right from the early stages of MS...
  17. ncbi [Lower motor neuron disease and signs of dysimmunity]
    J P Azulay
    Service de Neurologie et Maladies Neuromusculaires, Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 156:372-9. 2000
    ..However, treatment with IVIg or cyclophosphamide must be considered in the most severe forms or in case of a young onset...
  18. doi [Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy]
    J Franques
    Centre de référence pour la prise en charge des maladies neuromusculaires et de la SLA, Hopital de la Timone, CHU de Marseille, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Rev Med Interne 31:411-6. 2010
    ..The dependence or the resistance may sometimes justify the association of several immunomodulating treatments. A single randomized controlled trial support the use of cytotoxic drugs and none with rituximab...
  19. ncbi [Neuropathology of lymphoma]
    D Uzenot
    Centre de référence maladies neuromusculaires et SLA, CHU La Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 164:F155-62. 2008
  20. ncbi [Stiff man syndrome: clinical forms, treatment and clinical course]
    S Cantiniaux
    Service de Neurologie et Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU de la Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:832-9. 2006
    ..Stiff-Man syndrome (SMS) is a rare neurological disease first described fifty years ago. There are several clinical forms, which are frequently misdiagnosed. The aim of this study is to review three of the main clinical forms...
  21. ncbi [Guillain-Barre syndrome and its frontiers]
    J P Azulay
    Service de Neurologie et Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU La Timone, Marseille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:S21-6. 2002
    ..Plasma exchanges and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) are the gold standard therapies for the demyelinating form and probably for the other variants despite the absence of controlled trials...
  22. ncbi Assessment of cortico-spinal tract impairment in multiple system atrophy using transcranial magnetic stimulation
    A Eusebio
    Pôle des Neurosciences Cliniques, Federation de Neurologie, CHU Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13005 Marseille, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:815-23. 2007
    ..TMS using triple stimulation technique (TST) accurately detects cortico-spinal impairment. We hypothesized that this technique could detect such impairment in MSA patients...
  23. ncbi Myositis in infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome: clinicopathological observations and treatment
    S Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU de la Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, Marseilles cedex 13385, France
    Neuromuscul Disord 14:740-3. 2004
    ..Muscle biopsy revealed features of polymyositis but electron microscopy study showed intranuclear filamentous inclusions of 18 nm diameter, without intracytoplasmic inclusion. Treatment with intravenous immunoglobuline was useful...
  24. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): compared sensitivity of different motor response parameters in ALS
    J Pouget
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, University Hospital La Timone, Marseille, France
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 1:S45-9. 2000
    ..The sensitivity can be improved further by taking into account the several MEP parameters, including latency and cortical silent period decreased duration...
  25. doi [Should minor salivary gland biopsy still be performed?]
    C Baeteman
    Service de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo Faciale, CHU La Timone, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 109:143-7. 2008
    ..This study was made to answer two questions: one on the diagnostic interest of LSGB for the suspected pathology, secondly to verify if there was a correlation between the results of LSGB assessment and the patient's final diagnosis...
  26. ncbi Cortical versus spinal dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Shahram Attarian
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 33:677-90. 2006
    ..This result indicates that in ALS as in Kennedy's disease, sprouting of corticospinal axons may occur on surviving motoneurons. A clear relationship exists between the responsiveness of MUs to TMS and their functional state...
  27. ncbi Phenotypic study in 40 patients with dysferlin gene mutations: high frequency of atypical phenotypes
    Karine Nguyen
    Departement de Genetique Medicale, Hopital Timone, Marseille, France
    Arch Neurol 64:1176-82. 2007
    ..To describe the phenotypic spectrum of dysferlin (DYSF) gene mutations (which cause dysferlinopathies, autosomal recessive muscular dystrophies) in patients with a dysferlin protein deficiency...
  28. doi Motor cortical reorganization is present after a single attack of multiple sclerosis devoid of cortico-spinal dysfunction
    Audrey Rico
    Centre de Résonance Magnétique Biologique et Médicale UMR CNRS 6612 Facultéde Médecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    MAGMA 24:77-84. 2011
    ..We proposed to investigate the changes in the activation pattern during a simple motor task devoid of cortico-spinal dysfunction occurring in patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) suggestive of MS...
  29. ncbi Lewis-Sumner syndrome and multifocal motor neuropathy
    Annie Verschueren
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, Timone Hospital, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 31:88-94. 2005
    ....
  30. doi Enteral and parenteral nutrition in the later stages of ALS: an observational study
    Annie Verschueren
    Centre de référence pour la prise en charge des maladies neuro musculaires et la SLA, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 10:42-6. 2009
    ..Home PN could be applied to patients with advanced ALS and poor respiratory function as an alternative to enteral feeding...
  31. doi [Successful treatment with rituximab in a refractory Stiff-person syndrome]
    A Sevy
    Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires et de la SLA, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Timone, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13005 Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:375-8. 2012
    ..This observation illustrates the complexity of stiff person syndrome immunopathogenesis as well as the relevance of rituximab in this indication...
  32. doi [Diagnosis of vitamin B12 deficiency: a case illustrating diagnostic pitfalls]
    M Gutierrez
    Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires et de la SLA, Hopital de la Timone, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille cedex 20, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 166:242-7. 2010
    ..Vitamin B12 deficiency is a longstanding public health problem which affects more than 20% of the elderly population. Among multiple causes of vitamin B12 deficiency, Biermer's disease is currently mentioned in about 25% of the cases...
  33. ncbi Prospective clinical and electrophysiological follow-up on a multiple sclerosis population treated with interferon beta-1 a: a pilot study
    L Feuillet
    Department of Neurology, Faculte de Medecine de Marseille, Universite de la Mediterranee, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    Mult Scler 13:348-56. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi Neuromuscular diseases associated with antigliadin antibodies. A contentious concept
    J Serratrice
    Timone Hospital, Marseille, France
    Acta Myol 23:146-50. 2004
    ..Whether antigliadin antibodies are elevated is more of a waiting classification than a definite diagnosis. Finally, the relationship between antigliadin antibodies and neurological diseases is very weak...
  35. doi Analysis of the DYSF mutational spectrum in a large cohort of patients
    Martin Krahn
    Departement de Genetique Medicale, Hopital d Enfants de la Timone, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Hum Mutat 30:E345-75. 2009
    ..The mutational spectrum of this cohort significantly shows a higher proportion of nonsense mutations, but a lower proportion of deleterious missense changes as compared to previous series. (c) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  36. doi [Original articles on axonal neuropathy in 2010]
    S Attarian
    Centre de référence des maladies neuromusculaires et de la SLA, CHU de la Timone, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 167:951-4. 2011
    ..Peripheral neuropathy in primary (AL) amyloidosis may be the cause of stepwise progressive, multiple upper limb mononeuropathies...
  37. ncbi Triple-stimulation technique in multifocal neuropathy with conduction block
    Nicolas Deroide
    Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU La Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseilles, France
    Muscle Nerve 35:632-6. 2007
    ..Thus, the TST is a useful means for detection of proximal CB and gives NCS considerable additional diagnostic power...
  38. ncbi [Neurophysiology of systemic diseases]
    S Attarian
    Département de Neurologie et Maladies Neuromusculaires, CHU La Timone, Marseille
    Rev Med Liege 59:108-11. 2004
    ..The most common presentations are sensorimotor polyneuropathy, mononeuritis multiplex, distal symmetric neuropathy, compression neuropathy and trigeminal sensory neuropathy...
  39. doi Effect of ascorbic acid in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Joelle Micallef
    CIC UPCET, CHU La Timone, AP HM, UMR CNRS Université de la Méditerranée 6193, Marseille, France
    Lancet Neurol 8:1103-10. 2009
    ..We tested the safety and efficacy of ascorbic acid in adults with CMT1A...
  40. doi ALS with respiratory onset: clinical features and effects of non-invasive ventilation on the prognosis
    Guillaume Gautier
    ALS Centre, Timone Hospital, Marseille, France
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:379-82. 2010
    ..Efforts should be made to inform general practitioners and chest physicians and remind them that neuromuscular respiratory insufficiency may be attributable to this particular form of ALS...
  41. ncbi Functional sparing of intrafusal muscle fibers in muscular dystrophies
    Jean Marc Aimonetti
    Laboratoire de Neurobiologie Humaine, UMR 6149, Universite de Provence CNRS, Pôle 3C Case B, Centre de Saint Charles 3, Place Victor Hugo, 13331 Marseille, France
    Muscle Nerve 32:88-94. 2005
    ..The reasons for a differential impairment of intrafusal and extrafusal muscle fibers and the clinical implications of the present results are discussed...
  42. ncbi Is muscle spindle proprioceptive function spared in muscular dystrophies? A muscle tendon vibration study
    Edith Ribot-Ciscar
    Laboratoire de Neurobiologie Humaine, UMR CNRS 6149 52 Faculté des Sciences de Saint Jérôme, Case 362, Marseille 13397, France
    Muscle Nerve 29:861-6. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the proprioceptive function of muscle spindles is spared in muscular dystrophies...
  43. ncbi Development of a French isometric strength normative database for adults using quantitative muscle testing
    Jean Yves Hogrel
    Institut de Myologie, GH Pitié Salpétrière, Paris, France
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1289-97. 2007
    ..To establish a normative database for isometric strength measured by quantitative muscle testing (QMT) for a French adult population...
  44. ncbi [Pathophysiological characterization of congenital myasthenic syndromes: the example of mutations in the MUSK gene]
    Frédéric Chevessier
    INSERM U582 and IFR 14, Institut de Myologie, Hôpital de La Salpêtrière et Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    J Soc Biol 199:61-77. 2005
    ..These results strongly suggest that the missense mutation, in the presence of a null mutation on the other allele, is responsible for the dramatic synaptic changes observed in the patient...
  45. ncbi Treatment of myasthenia gravis exacerbation with intravenous immunoglobulin: a randomized double-blind clinical trial
    Philippe Gajdos
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Raymond Poincaré Teaching Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Garches, France
    Arch Neurol 62:1689-93. 2005
    ..The optimal dose of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in acute exacerbation of myasthenia gravis remains unknown. Increasing the treatment duration might provide added efficacy...