Andrea Varrone

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Affiliation: Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced striatal [123 I]FP-CIT binding in SCA2 patients without parkinsonism
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Neurol 55:426-30. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging of dopaminergic dysfunction with [123I]FP-CIT SPECT in early-onset parkin disease
    A Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131, Napoli, Italy
    Neurology 63:2097-103. 2004
  3. doi 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Nigrostriatal involvement in ataxia with oculomotor apraxia type 1
    Elena Salvatore
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    J Neurol 255:45-8. 2008
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint SPECT imaging of GABA(A)/benzodiazepine receptors and cerebral perfusion in mild cognitive impairment
    Sabina Pappata
    Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, CNR, Via Pansini 5, Edificio 10, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1156-63. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based comparison of rCBF SPET images in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease highlights the involvement of different cortical networks
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1447-54. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Highlights of the Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul, 2005: The incremental value of nuclear medicine for patient management and care
    Alberto Cuocolo
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:360-81. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterization of nigrostriatal dysfunction in spinocerebellar ataxia 17
    Elena Salvatore
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:872-5. 2006

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced striatal [123 I]FP-CIT binding in SCA2 patients without parkinsonism
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Neurol 55:426-30. 2004
    ..Striatal DAT density of SCA2 patients correlated with the severity of cerebellar ataxia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Imaging of dopaminergic dysfunction with [123I]FP-CIT SPECT in early-onset parkin disease
    A Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131, Napoli, Italy
    Neurology 63:2097-103. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the presence of parkin gene mutations is associated with different nigrostriatal impairment than other early-onset parkinsonism...
  3. doi 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nigrostriatal involvement in ataxia with oculomotor apraxia type 1
    Elena Salvatore
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    J Neurol 255:45-8. 2008
    ..Nigrostriatal impairment occurred even in the absence of extrapyramidal features. Our data suggest subclinical involvement of basal ganglia in AOA1...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint SPECT imaging of GABA(A)/benzodiazepine receptors and cerebral perfusion in mild cognitive impairment
    Sabina Pappata
    Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, CNR, Via Pansini 5, Edificio 10, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:1156-63. 2010
    ..Our aims were to investigate in vivo the integrity of cerebral cortical GABA(A)/BZD receptors in subjects with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and to compare possible receptor changes to those in cerebral perfusion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based comparison of rCBF SPET images in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease highlights the involvement of different cortical networks
    Andrea Varrone
    Biostructure and Bioimaging Institute, National Research Council, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1447-54. 2002
    ..Furthermore, they highlight the networks that are more specifically impaired in these disorders and that could be implicated in the emotional-behavioural and cognitive disturbances that characterise FTD and AD respectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint Highlights of the Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul, 2005: The incremental value of nuclear medicine for patient management and care
    Alberto Cuocolo
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33:360-81. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Characterization of nigrostriatal dysfunction in spinocerebellar ataxia 17
    Elena Salvatore
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:872-5. 2006
    ..Dopamine transporter reduction was symmetrical and uniform in caudate and putamen and it correlated with the clinical severity of ataxia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of scatter correction on the compartmental measurement of striatal and extrastriatal dopamine D2 receptors using [123I]epidepride SPET
    Masahiro Fujita
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:644-54. 2004
    ..It is concluded that SC is required for accurate quantification of distribution volumes of receptor ligands in SPET studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the serotonin 1A receptor and serotonin transporter binding in the human brain measured by PET
    Hristina Jovanovic
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroimage 39:1408-19. 2008
    ..The result of the present study may help in understanding sex differences in drug treatment responses to drugs affecting the serotonin system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contribution of scatter and attenuation compensation to SPECT images of nonuniformly distributed brain activities
    Kyeong Min Kim
    Department of Investigative Radiology, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishiro dai, Suita City, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    J Nucl Med 44:512-9. 2003
    ..In this work, we evaluated the accuracy gained from a method of transmission-dependent convolution subtraction (TDCS) in the quantitation of activity that is highly concentrated in the striatum (STR)...
  14. ncbi request reprint PINK1 homozygous W437X mutation in a patient with apparent dominant transmission of parkinsonism
    Chiara Criscuolo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:1265-7. 2006
    ..The mother, heterozygote for W437X mutation, was affected by Parkinson's disease and 3 further relatives were reported affected, according to an autosomal dominant transmission...