Zaza Katsarava

Summary

Affiliation: University of Duisburg-Essen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication-overuse headache: where are we now?
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Essen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Neurol 20:326-30. 2007
  2. pmc Validation of a Georgian language headache questionnaire in a population-based sample
    Maka Kukava
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, DE 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 8:321-4. 2007
  3. pmc A pilot methodological validation study for a population-based survey of the prevalences of migraine, tension-type headache and chronic daily headache in the country of Georgia
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, DE 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 8:77-82. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Sensory neuropathy in patients with cryoglobulin negative hepatitis-C infection
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 258:80-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Habituation of the nociceptive blink reflex in episodic and chronic cluster headache
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 32:998-1004. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin counteracts cisplatin-induced visceral hyperalgesia
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurosci Bull 26:282-8. 2010
  7. pmc Erythropoietin overrides the triggering effect of DNA platination products in a mouse model of cisplatin-induced neuropathy
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 10:77. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache are associated with concomitant low back pain: results of the German Headache Consortium study
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 154:484-92. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prediction of recurrent stroke and vascular death in patients with transient ischemic attack or nondisabling stroke: a prospective comparison of validated prognostic scores
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Stroke 41:487-93. 2010
  10. pmc Impaired small fiber conduction in patients with Fabry disease: a neurophysiological case-control study
    Nurcan Uceyler
    Department of Neurology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    BMC Neurol 13:47. 2013

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication-overuse headache: where are we now?
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Essen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Neurol 20:326-30. 2007
    ..The International Headache Society revised the classification criteria. We provide a summary of the new findings and concepts...
  2. pmc Validation of a Georgian language headache questionnaire in a population-based sample
    Maka Kukava
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, DE 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 8:321-4. 2007
    ..The questionnaire can be utilised to investigate the prevalence of MIG and of TTH. It offers preliminary screening only for TAC, which should be confirmed during a face to face examination...
  3. pmc A pilot methodological validation study for a population-based survey of the prevalences of migraine, tension-type headache and chronic daily headache in the country of Georgia
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, DE 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 8:77-82. 2007
    ..0%]). In comparisons of diagnoses by questionnaire and neurologist (considered the gold standard), sensitivities for the questionnaire of 89% for migraine and 67% for tension-type headache were calculated (overall kappa=0.74)...
  4. doi request reprint Sensory neuropathy in patients with cryoglobulin negative hepatitis-C infection
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 258:80-8. 2011
    ..5%) is higher than previously reported and (4) we found that detection of HCV associated neuropathy depends on the evaluation method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Habituation of the nociceptive blink reflex in episodic and chronic cluster headache
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 32:998-1004. 2012
    ..Previous studies demonstrated a habituation deficit to painful stimuli in migraine and it was suggested that similar observations could be made in cluster headache (CH)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin counteracts cisplatin-induced visceral hyperalgesia
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurosci Bull 26:282-8. 2010
    ..The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) on cisplatin-induced visceral hyperalgesia...
  7. pmc Erythropoietin overrides the triggering effect of DNA platination products in a mouse model of cisplatin-induced neuropathy
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 10:77. 2009
    ..We investigated in a mouse model by which mechanism recombinant erythropoietin (rhEPO) protects the peripheral nervous system from structural and functional damage caused by cisplatin treatment with special emphasis on DNA damage burden...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache are associated with concomitant low back pain: results of the German Headache Consortium study
    Min Suk Yoon
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 154:484-92. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Prediction of recurrent stroke and vascular death in patients with transient ischemic attack or nondisabling stroke: a prospective comparison of validated prognostic scores
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Stroke 41:487-93. 2010
    ..We aimed to prospectively compare the predictive accuracy of the Essen Stroke Risk Score, Stroke Prognostic Instrument, Hankey score, and the Life Long After Cerebral ischemia score...
  10. pmc Impaired small fiber conduction in patients with Fabry disease: a neurophysiological case-control study
    Nurcan Uceyler
    Department of Neurology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    BMC Neurol 13:47. 2013
    ..Fabry disease is an inborn lysosomal storage disorder which is associated with small fiber neuropathy. We set out to investigate small fiber conduction in Fabry patients using pain-related evoked potentials (PREP)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlation of epidermal nerve fiber density with pain-related evoked potentials in HIV neuropathy
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Pain 138:79-86. 2008
    ..The method of pain-related evoked potential conduction appears to be a sensitive, fast, non-invasive technique for the detection of small-fiber neuropathy and may prove to become a valuable diagnostic asset...
  12. pmc Increased activity of serotonin uptake in platelets in medication overuse headache following regular intake of analgesics and triptans
    Ilya Ayzenberg
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, Essen 45122, Germany
    J Headache Pain 9:109-12. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Cluster headache shows no association with rapid eye movement sleep
    Sebastian Zaremba
    University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 32:289-96. 2012
    ..We performed serial polysomnography to determine the association of nocturnal CH attacks and sleep...
  14. doi request reprint Temporal summation of trigeminal pain in human anterior cingulate cortex
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Neuroimage 46:193-200. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that pACC codes temporal summation of trigeminal nociception and in this regard may be important for the development of central sensitization observed in chronic head and facial pain...
  15. doi request reprint Gray matter volume reduction reflects chronic pain in trigeminal neuralgia
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Neuroimage 74:352-8. 2013
    ..The ACC, parahippocampus and temporal lobe volume reduction in parallel with disease duration may point to a pivotal role of these structures in chronic pain...
  16. doi request reprint Hypothalamic gray matter volume loss in hypnic headache
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Ann Neurol 69:533-9. 2011
    ..The pathophysiology of this disease is poorly understood, but hypothalamic involvement was suspected as the hypothalamus represents the cerebral management center of sleep regulation and pain control...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation of a german language questionnaire for screening for migraine, tension-type headache, and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias
    Guenther Fritsche
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Headache 47:546-51. 2007
    ..To develop a German language questionnaire for screening for migraine, tension-type headache, and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiac right left shunts in migraine: a population-based case-control study
    Michael Küper
    Department of Neurology and Headache Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Neurol Sci 34:205-8. 2013
    ..564 for RLS prevalence, p = 0.349 for prevalence of permanent shunts). Our data implicate a trend towards higher prevalence of RLS with larger shunts in subjects with migraine with aura...
  19. doi request reprint Frovatriptan for prophylactic treatment of cluster headache: lessons for future trial design
    Lutz Pageler
    Department of Neurology, Cologne City Hospitals, Cologne, Germany
    Headache 51:129-34. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether frovatriptan would show efficacy in short term prophylactic treatment of episodic cluster headache (ECH) in comparison to placebo...
  20. ncbi request reprint A novel method of eliciting pain-related potentials by transcutaneous electrical stimulation
    Zaza Katsarava
    University of Essen, Department of Neurology, Germany
    Headache 46:1511-7. 2006
    ..These methods are, however, partly invasive, expensive, and therefore not available for broad clinical use. We recently proposed a novel technique of noninvasive transcutaneous electrical stimulation...
  21. pmc Influences of smoking and caffeine consumption on trigeminal pain processing
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufeland Street 55, Essen 45147, Germany
    J Headache Pain 15:39. 2014
    ..Many human and animal studies have shown the influence of nicotine and caffeine on pain perception and processing. This study aims to investigate whether smoking or caffeine consumption influences trigeminal pain processing...
  22. pmc Evaluating integrated headache care: a one-year follow-up observational study in patients treated at the Essen headache centre
    Charly Gaul
    Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Neurol 11:124. 2011
    ..Outpatient integrated headache care was established in 2005 at the Essen Headache Centre in Germany. This paper reports outcome data for this approach...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term mortality and risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack: a hospital-based cohort study
    Christian Weimar
    Dept of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 256:639-44. 2009
    ..Our aim therefore was to provide a reliable estimate for TIA patients treated in German neurology departments with an acute stroke unit...
  24. ncbi request reprint Medication overuse headache
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:115-9. 2009
    ..This article reviews the literature on the epidemiology, risk factors, and pathophysiology of MOH. It also summarizes current strategies for treating and preventing headache chronicity...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Medication-overuse headache]
    Kasja Rabe
    Klinik für Neurologie der Universität Essen
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:37-8. 2006
    ..The treatment of choice in such cases is withdrawal of the medication followed as early as possible by medicinal prophylaxis of the primary headache...
  26. doi request reprint The hypothalamus: specific or nonspecific role in the pathophysiology of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias?
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:101-7. 2011
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  27. doi request reprint Trigeminal neuralgia and persistent idiopathic facial pain
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:1619-29. 2011
    ..The etiology and underlying pathophysiology of TN, and more so PIFP, remain unknown. Treatment is based on only few randomized controlled clinical trials and insufficiently evaluated surgical procedures...
  28. pmc Defining the differences between episodic migraine and chronic migraine
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:86-92. 2012
    ..Recognizing that both disorders are on the spectrum of migraine, this review serves as a guide to define the disease state of CM as distinct from EM in terms of clinical, epidemiological, sociodemographic, and comorbidity profiles...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medication overuse headache
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:49-56. 2006
    ..The only effective treatment concept is consequent withdrawal therapy. Data of prospective studies on relapse rates and predictors of relapse after successful withdrawal therapy are presented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and severity of multiple-sclerosis-associated fatigue in treated and untreated patients
    Norman Putzki
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Neurol 59:136-42. 2008
    ..95, p = 0.85 for immune-modulating agents). Although all used disease-modifying agents successfully reduce disease activity and inflammation, they do not appear to exhibit a significant effect on MS-related fatigue...
  31. doi request reprint Serial polysomnography in hypnic headache
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Cephalalgia 31:286-90. 2011
    ..The pathophysiology of this headache disorder is still enigmatic but association with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been suggested...
  32. pmc Clinical outcome of a headache-specific multidisciplinary treatment program and adherence to treatment recommendations in a tertiary headache center: an observational study
    Charly Gaul
    Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 12:475-83. 2011
    ..MTP is effective in headache treatment. Adherence to therapy was associated with better outcome...
  33. doi request reprint Recurrent stroke after cervical artery dissection
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:869-73. 2010
    ..Because only small numbers of patient with CAD have been prospectively documented and followed up, the authors aimed to investigate the prognosis under various prevention regimens...
  34. ncbi request reprint Headache in multiple sclerosis
    Norman Putzki
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:316-20. 2010
    ..Thorough evaluation of headache in patients with MS is crucial to optimize patient management to help improve quality of life...
  35. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiology of cluster headache
    Dagny Holle
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:155-9. 2009
    ..Cortical and brainstem reflexes are reviewed to illuminate the pathophysiology of CH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Management of medication-overuse headache
    Mark Obermann
    University of Duisburg Essen, Department of Neurology, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:1145-55. 2007
    ..Management of MOH remains difficult; the only effective treatment concept is consequent withdrawal therapy...
  37. doi request reprint Headache attributed to a substance or its withdrawal
    Hans Christoph Diener
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Handb Clin Neurol 97:589-99. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Post-traumatic headache
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:1361-70. 2009
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Migraine and stroke
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 299:42-4. 2010
    ..For many years, migraine and cerebral ischemic stroke have been linked together. The association between these two diseases is multidimensional and rather complex...
  40. ncbi request reprint Medication overuse headache
    Volker Limmroth
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 17:301-6. 2004
    ..The current literature on medication overuse headache will be reviewed with regard to clinical presentation, pathophysiology, therapy and prognosis in the light of the new headache classification...
  41. doi request reprint Epidemiology of unilateral headaches
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1313-20. 2008
    ..This has led to improved treatment strategies in primary patient care that may prevent prolonged suffering of affected patients in the future...
  42. ncbi request reprint Behavioral conditioning with interferon beta-1a in humans
    Marion U Goebel
    Department of Medical Psychology, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Physiol Behav 84:807-14. 2005
    ..Moreover, no differences were observed between groups. These data provide negative findings regarding behavioral conditioning of cytokine effects in humans employing a one-trial learning paradigm...
  43. ncbi request reprint Improving patient selection for clinical acute stroke trials
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:386-92. 2006
    ..To optimize patient inclusion criteria for clinical acute stroke trials...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neurological complications after cadaveric and living donor liver transplantation
    Fuat Saner
    FACS University Hospital Essen, Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 253:612-7. 2006
    ..This might be due to the good quality of the organ and the much shorter cold ischemia time of the graft when the donor was alive...
  45. doi request reprint From migraine to stroke
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Intern Emerg Med 3:S9-16. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the current literature linking the two neurological diseases: migraine and stroke...
  46. doi request reprint Update on trigeminal neuralgia
    Mark Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:323-9. 2009
    ..Continuous scientific research works towards a better understanding of trigeminal neuralgia and has accomplished a greater insight into the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms...
  47. ncbi request reprint Is a combination of tramadol and acetaminophen effective for the treatment of acute migraine pain?
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 2:360-1. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Pain related potentials by electrical stimulation of skin for detection of small-fiber neuropathy in HIV
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany, and Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK
    J Neurol 253:1581-4. 2006
    ..SNC testing revealed a neuropathy in only 31%, whereas PREP was abnormal in 74% of symptomatic patients. This result hints that PREP is more sensitive in the detection of HIV-associated small fiber neuropathy than standard neurography...
  49. ncbi request reprint Central poststroke pain in a consecutive cohort of stroke patients
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:261-3. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic migraine and sensitization of trigeminal nociception associated with contralateral pontine cavernoma
    Zaza Katsarava
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Pain 105:381-4. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Repair capacity for platinum-DNA adducts determines the severity of cisplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy
    Anna Dzagnidze
    Institut für Zellbiologie Tumorforschung, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:9451-7. 2007
    ....