Marianna Amboni

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pure unilateral hyperhidrosis after pontine infarct
    M T Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurology 61:1305. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: an open long-term rehabilitation trial
    M T Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Ed 17, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 251:595-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Ropinirole as a treatment of restless legs syndrome in patients on chronic hemodialysis: an open randomized crossover trial versus levodopa sustained release
    Maria Teresa Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 27:178-81. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison between a dual-head and a brain-dedicated SPECT system in the measurement of the loss of dopamine transporters with [123I]FP-CIT
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1343-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Non-motor symptoms in early Parkinson's disease: a 2-year follow-up study on previously untreated patients
    Roberto Erro
    Department of Neurological Science, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:14-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Anxiety is associated with striatal dopamine transporter availability in newly diagnosed untreated Parkinson's disease patients
    Roberto Erro
    University Federico II, Department of Neurological Science, Naples, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1034-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Side of onset does not influence cognition in newly diagnosed untreated Parkinson's disease patients
    Roberto Erro
    University Federico II, Naples, Department of Neurological Science, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:256-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in non-motor symptoms in early, drug naïve Parkinson's disease
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 260:2849-55. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-1 and progression of motor symptoms in early, drug-naïve Parkinson's disease
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 260:1724-30. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Hearing impairment in Parkinson's disease: expanding the nonmotor phenotype
    Carmine Vitale
    University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:1530-5. 2012

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Pure unilateral hyperhidrosis after pontine infarct
    M T Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurology 61:1305. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: an open long-term rehabilitation trial
    M T Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Ed 17, Via Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 251:595-8. 2004
    ..At 3-month follow-up clinical improvements were largely maintained. A sustained improvement of motor skills in PD patients can be achieved with a long-term comprehensive rehabilitation program...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ropinirole as a treatment of restless legs syndrome in patients on chronic hemodialysis: an open randomized crossover trial versus levodopa sustained release
    Maria Teresa Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 27:178-81. 2004
    ..RLS is present in 20-40% of patients with renal failure. This study was a 14-week open, randomized, crossover trial of ropinirole vs. levodopa sustained release (SR) in 11 patients with RLS on chronic hemodialysis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison between a dual-head and a brain-dedicated SPECT system in the measurement of the loss of dopamine transporters with [123I]FP-CIT
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:1343-9. 2008
    ..There are limited data comparing the capability of the two types of system to measure dopamine transporter (DAT) loss in vivo...
  5. doi request reprint Non-motor symptoms in early Parkinson's disease: a 2-year follow-up study on previously untreated patients
    Roberto Erro
    Department of Neurological Science, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:14-7. 2013
    ..Non-motor symptoms are very common among patients with Parkinson's disease since the earliest stage, but little is known about their progression and their relationship with dopaminergic replacement therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Anxiety is associated with striatal dopamine transporter availability in newly diagnosed untreated Parkinson's disease patients
    Roberto Erro
    University Federico II, Department of Neurological Science, Naples, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1034-8. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate a possible dopaminergic mechanism involved in anxiety in newly diagnosed never-medicated PD patients using SPECT and ¹²³I-FP-CIT as the dopamine transporter ligand...
  7. doi request reprint Side of onset does not influence cognition in newly diagnosed untreated Parkinson's disease patients
    Roberto Erro
    University Federico II, Naples, Department of Neurological Science, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:256-9. 2013
    ..However, evidences are controversial and all previous studies were performed on treated patients, though it is known that dopaminergic therapy can affect cognition in PD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in non-motor symptoms in early, drug naïve Parkinson's disease
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 260:2849-55. 2013
    ..Comparison with healthy controls showed that some NMS classically present in premotor and early stage of disease (i.e., acting out during dreams, taste/smelling difficulties) are more frequent in male than in female patients. ..
  9. doi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-1 and progression of motor symptoms in early, drug-naïve Parkinson's disease
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 260:1724-30. 2013
    ..IGF-1 levels are related to those symptoms predominantly responsive to dopaminergic treatment. This is the first study to demonstrate a relationship between serum IGF-1 and progression of motor symptoms in the early stage of disease...
  10. doi request reprint Hearing impairment in Parkinson's disease: expanding the nonmotor phenotype
    Carmine Vitale
    University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:1530-5. 2012
    ..It is feasible that the natural aging process combined with neurodegenerative changes intrinsic to Parkinson's disease might interfere with cochlear transduction mechanisms, thus anticipating presbycusis...
  11. doi request reprint Gait patterns in Parkinsonian patients with or without mild cognitive impairment
    Marianna Amboni
    University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:1536-43. 2012
    ..Importantly, visuospatial impairment was strongly associated with the development of instability and more generally with the progression of PD...
  12. doi request reprint Default-mode network connectivity in cognitively unimpaired patients with Parkinson disease
    Alessandro Tessitore
    Department of Neurology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Neurology 79:2226-32. 2012
    ..Using resting-state (RS) fMRI, we investigated the functional integrity of the default-mode network (DMN) in cognitively unimpaired patients with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Link between non-motor symptoms and cognitive dysfunctions in de novo, drug-naive PD patients
    Roberto Erro
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol 259:1808-13. 2012
    ..Given the correlation between sleep disturbances and cognitive impairment, it is possible that sleep symptoms in PD patients might be considered as an early marker of dementia...
  14. doi request reprint Segmental progression of cardinal motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease: a pilot study suggesting a practical approach to rate disease course in the early stages
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:1143-8. 2013
    ..We suggest that a simple approach evaluating the anatomical distribution of motor symptoms and their progression over the body segments may be a useful complement to the classical rating tools to assess progression in early PD. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint A neuropsychological longitudinal study in Parkinson's patients with and without hallucinations
    Gabriella Santangelo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 22:2418-25. 2007
    ..We concluded that reduced verbal fluency scores may predict the onset of hallucinations, while hallucinations and poor phonological fluency may predict development of dementia in PD patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is serum uric acid related to non-motor symptoms in de-novo Parkinson's disease patients?
    Marcello Moccia
    Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive Science and Odontostomatology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 20:772-5. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the relationship between serum UA and non-motor symptoms (NMS) in de novo PD...
  17. doi request reprint Vestibular impairment and adaptive postural imbalance in parkinsonian patients with lateral trunk flexion
    Carmine Vitale
    Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 26:1458-63. 2011
    ..We propose that the acronym PISA (Postural Imbalance Syndrome with vestibular Alterations) be used to describe the specific postural change observed in parkinsonian patients affected by a vestibular defect and lateral trunk flexion...
  18. doi request reprint The use of University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease in Italy
    Marina Picillo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurol Sci 35:379-83. 2014
    ..2 % specificity. The adapted version of UPSIT-40 may be useful in addition to clinical examination to improve accuracy of diagnosis of PD in Italian population...
  19. ncbi request reprint How does smoking affect olfaction in Parkinson's disease?
    Marcello Moccia
    Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive Science and Odontostomatology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 340:215-7. 2014
    ..Otherwise the sense of smell is similar in smoker and non-smoker PD patients. These results suggest that PD and smoking are not independent risk factors for impairment of sense of smell, but they might variably interact. ..
  20. doi request reprint Effect of Global Postural Rehabilitation program on spatiotemporal gait parameters of parkinsonian patients: a three-dimensional motion analysis study
    Carmine Vitale
    Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:1337-43. 2012
    ..Quantitative analysis of gait pattern can be considered a useful tool to assess the efficacy of rehabilitation interventions in patients affected by PD...
  21. doi request reprint Resting-state brain connectivity in patients with Parkinson's disease and freezing of gait
    Alessandro Tessitore
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:781-7. 2012
    ..We studied brain functional connectivity, by means of resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging, in patients with Parkinson's disease and freezing of gait...
  22. doi request reprint The "eye of the tiger" sign in pure akinesia with gait freezing
    Roberto Erro
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:703-5. 2011
    ..All clinical, laboratory and radiologic data excluded other diagnosis and genetic testing excluded PANK2 mutations suggesting that the "eye of the tiger" is not specific for NBIA1 and may also occur in other movement disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive contributions to gait and falls: evidence and implications
    Marianna Amboni
    Isituto di Diagnosi e Cura Hermitage Capodimonte, Naples, Italy Neurodegenerative Diseases Center, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
    Mov Disord 28:1520-33. 2013
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  24. ncbi request reprint Identification by [99mTc]ECD SPECT of anterior cingulate hypoperfusion in progressive supranuclear palsy, in comparison with Parkinson's disease
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 34:1071-81. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Freezing of gait and executive functions in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Marianna Amboni
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 23:395-400. 2008
    ..008; phonemic verbal fluency: P = 0.011; TPCT: P = 0.024). FOG correlated with lower scores at frontal tests in patients with early-stage PD...
  26. doi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of theory of mind in patients with early Parkinson's disease
    Gabriella Santangelo
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:98-105. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint Frontal dysfunction contributes to the genesis of hallucinations in non-demented Parkinsonian patients
    Dario Grossi
    Department of Psychology, Second University, Naples, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:668-73. 2005
    ..Hallucinations are significantly associated with dementia in PD, but little is known about possible distinctive cognitive features of non-demented PD patients who develop hallucinations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of nocturnal disturbances and excessive daytime sleepiness in Parkinson's disease
    Paolo Barone
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Napoli Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Neurology 63:S35-8. 2004
    ..Some sleep disorders, such as RLS and PLMS, may be controlled by DA agents, and others, such as insomnia and EDS, may be improved by reducing dopaminergic stimulation...
  29. doi request reprint Multiple system atrophy is associated with changes in peripheral insulin-like growth factor system
    Maria Teresa Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 25:2621-6. 2010
    ..The results of this study demonstrated that IGF system is altered in MSA. The degenerative process in MSA could lead to a compensatory increase in IGF-I and insulin in an attempt to provide additional support to degenerating neurons...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parkinsonism and essential tremor in a family with pseudo-dominant inheritance of PARK2: an FP-CIT SPECT study
    Maria Teresa Pellecchia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Mov Disord 22:559-63. 2007
    ..In 3 homozygotes and 1 heterozygote, a 2-year follow-up single photon emission computed tomography suggested no progression of nigrostriatal deficit...
  31. doi request reprint Future thinking in Parkinson's disease: an executive function?
    Stefania De Vito
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1494-501. 2012
    ..Flexible searching activities of past details might be crucial capacities for envisaging one's own future...