R Cantello

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hairy cell leukaemia complicated by anti-MAG paraproteinemic demyelinating neuropathy: resolution of neurological syndrome after cladribrine treatment
    Davide Rossi
    Division of Haematology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and IRCAD, Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
    Leuk Res 31:873-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical excitability in cryptogenic localization-related epilepsy: interictal transcranial magnetic stimulation studies
    R Cantello
    Neurology and Statistics Units, Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 41:694-704. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Paired-pulse flash-visual evoked potentials: new methods revive an old test
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piedmont East A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1622-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortical inhibition in Parkinson's disease: new insights from early, untreated patients
    R Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Neuroscience 150:64-71. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet: electrophysiological effects on the normal human cortex
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, A Avagadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:1756-63. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Slow repetitive TMS for drug-resistant epilepsy: clinical and EEG findings of a placebo-controlled trial
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:366-74. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Excitability of the human epileptic cortex after chronic valproate: a reappraisal
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Brain Res 1099:160-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a photic input on the human cortico-motoneuron connection
    R Cantello
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1981-9. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of psychogenic paralysis: the role of motor evoked potentials
    R Cantello
    Clinica Neurologica, Ospedale Maggiore, Novara, Italy
    J Neurol 248:889-97. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation in movement disorders
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:272-93. 2002

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Hairy cell leukaemia complicated by anti-MAG paraproteinemic demyelinating neuropathy: resolution of neurological syndrome after cladribrine treatment
    Davide Rossi
    Division of Haematology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and IRCAD, Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
    Leuk Res 31:873-6. 2007
    ..Purine analogs may represent a choice in IgM PDN associated with lymphoproliferative disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical excitability in cryptogenic localization-related epilepsy: interictal transcranial magnetic stimulation studies
    R Cantello
    Neurology and Statistics Units, Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 41:694-704. 2000
    ..Changes in the balance between excitation and inhibition are the core phenomena in focal epileptogenesis. TMS can assess this balance in the primary motor cortex...
  3. doi request reprint Paired-pulse flash-visual evoked potentials: new methods revive an old test
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piedmont East A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1622-8. 2011
    ..In the 1960s, methodological problems hindered this test, which was expected to provide important physiologic information...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortical inhibition in Parkinson's disease: new insights from early, untreated patients
    R Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Neuroscience 150:64-71. 2007
    ..The pathologic enhancement of late LICI can act as a candidate physiological hallmark of IPD, to be tested in various diagnostic or therapeutic circumstances...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ketogenic diet: electrophysiological effects on the normal human cortex
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, A Avagadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:1756-63. 2007
    ..KD is effective against refractory epilepsy, but its precise mechanism is obscure. At the transmitter level, an enhancement of GABA inhibition has often been proposed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Slow repetitive TMS for drug-resistant epilepsy: clinical and EEG findings of a placebo-controlled trial
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:366-74. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of slow repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) as an adjunctive treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Excitability of the human epileptic cortex after chronic valproate: a reappraisal
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Brain Res 1099:160-6. 2006
    ..Then, VPA corrected a transmitter-mediated interneuronal hyper-excitability of the primary motor cortex. The former effect was best seen in partial, and the latter in generalized epilepsy patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a photic input on the human cortico-motoneuron connection
    R Cantello
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1981-9. 2000
    ..We wanted to assess the normal interaction, if any, between a prior photic input and the output of the cortico-motoneuron connection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of psychogenic paralysis: the role of motor evoked potentials
    R Cantello
    Clinica Neurologica, Ospedale Maggiore, Novara, Italy
    J Neurol 248:889-97. 2001
    ..In the nineties, there has been evidence that motor evoked potential (MEP) studies might improve the diagnosis of psychogenic paralysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation in movement disorders
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:272-93. 2002
    ..There is reason to predict that TMS, with its continuous technical refinement, will prove even more helpful in the near future. Then, research achievements are reasonably expected to spill over into clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation and Parkinson's disease
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 38:309-27. 2002
    ..Although some reports are favorable, others are not, and have raised the problem of appropriate control experiments. Although extremely interesting, the potential therapeutic role of r-TMS in PD needs further evaluation...
  12. pmc Cortical excitability and sleep deprivation: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    C Civardi
    Clinica Neurologica, Ospedale Maggiore, Corso Mazzini 18, 28100 Novara, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:809-12. 2001
    ..These changes might have a link with the background factors of the "activating" effects of sleep deprivation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cortical excitability in drug-naive patients with partial epilepsy: a cross-sectional study
    C Varrasi
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Neurology 63:2051-5. 2004
    ..To use paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to investigate cortical excitability in drug-naive patients with partial epilepsy...
  14. doi request reprint Intermittent photic stimulation affects motor cortex excitability in photosensitive idiopathic generalized epilepsy
    G Strigaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piedmont East A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 104:78-83. 2013
    ..e. 20Hz, on motor cortex excitability by means of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in photosensitive patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE)...
  15. doi request reprint Interictal dysphoric disorder and periictal dysphoric symptoms in patients with epilepsy
    Marco Mula
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 51:1139-45. 2010
    ..This study aimed at identifying clinical correlates of the IDD, with special attention to the relationship between symptoms and seizures...
  16. doi request reprint Manic/hypomanic symptoms and quality of life measures in patients with epilepsy
    Marco Mula
    The Neuropsychiatry Research Group and the Epilepsy Centre, Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, C so Mazzini, 18, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Seizure 18:530-2. 2009
    ..In this study, we sought to investigate their relationship with social and health-related QoL measures in patients with epilepsy...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of schizotypy in patients with epilepsy
    Marco Mula
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara 28100, Italy
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:441-6. 2008
    ..Schizotypal symptoms correlated with early onset of the seizures and a diagnosis of temporal lobe epilepsy, further confirming an association between psychoses and epilepsy...
  18. doi request reprint Defective Fas-mediated T-cell apoptosis predicts acute onset CIDP
    Cristoforo Comi
    Interdisciplinary Research Centre of Autoimmune Diseases IRCAD, A Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 14:101-6. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the evaluation of Fas function in acute onset polyneuropathy helps in early prediction of long-term outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical and psychopathological definition of the interictal dysphoric disorder of epilepsy
    Marco Mula
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 49:650-6. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate whether IDD occurs only in patients with epilepsy and to validate IDD features against DSM-IV criteria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fas-mediated T-cell apoptosis is impaired in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
    Cristoforo Comi
    Interdisciplinary Research Center of Autoimmune Diseases IRCAD and Department of Medical Sciences, A Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Maggiore Hospital, Novara, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 11:53-60. 2006
    ..These data suggest that defective Fas function favours CIDP development and aggressive evolution...
  21. ncbi request reprint Obsessionality, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and temporal lobe epilepsy
    Francesco Monaco
    Neuropsychiatry Research Group and the Epilepsy Clinic, Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 7:491-6. 2005
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Validation of the Italian version of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (NDDI-E)
    M Mula
    Division of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 24:329-31. 2012
    ..943 (CI95%=0.902-0.985; SE 0.021; p<0.001), a cut off score of 13, a sensitivity of 86.2%, a specificity of 89%, a positive predictive value of 71.4%, and a negative predictive value of 95.3%...
  23. doi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A Phase I clinical trial
    L Mazzini
    Department of Neurology Eastern Piedmont University, Maggiore della Carita Hospital, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Exp Neurol 223:229-37. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study confirms that MSC transplantation into the spinal cord of ALS patients is safe and that MSCs might have a clinical use for future ALS cell based clinical trials...
  24. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of pathological gambling symptoms in patients with epilepsy
    Andrea E Cavanna
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 49:1460-4. 2008
    ..Alterations in the mesolimbic reward system could represent the putative neuropathological substrate for this multifaceted clinical picture...
  25. doi request reprint Applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation in sleep medicine
    Carlo Civardi
    Department of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 13:35-46. 2009
    ..For each of these, we examine the applications of TMS separately...
  26. doi request reprint Motor cortical organization in an adult with hemimegalencephaly and late onset epilepsy
    Carlo Civardi
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Neurology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Novara, Italy c
    Neurosci Lett 460:126-9. 2009
    ..TMS gave new information on the anatomic/functional features and epileptogenesis in this complex and physiologically obscure syndrome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measuring the level and content of consciousness during epileptic seizures: the Ictal Consciousness Inventory
    A E Cavanna
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 13:184-8. 2008
    ..The ICI is proposed as a user-friendly and clinically sound instrument for the measurement of ictal alterations of consciousness in patients with epilepsy...
  28. doi request reprint On the prevalence of bipolar disorder in epilepsy
    Marco Mula
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 13:658-61. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint Cortico-motoneurone excitability in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    Carlo Civardi
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical Sciences, Universita del Piemonte Orientale A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    J Sleep Res 13:159-63. 2004
    ..All TMS changes were detected outside the pharyngeal district, suggesting a widespread dysfunction of the cortico-motoneuronal system in the OSAS, which is more evident during apnoeas...
  30. pmc Revisiting the molecular mechanism of neurological manifestations in antiphospholipid syndrome: beyond vascular damage
    M Carecchio
    Section of Neurology, Department of Translational Medicine, University of Eastern Piedmont, Amedeo Avogadro, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    J Immunol Res 2014:239398. 2014
    ..In this review, we will focus on thrombotic and nonthrombotic neurological manifestations of APS with particular attention to immune-mediated actions of aPL on the vascular system and the basal ganglia. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive ventilation after surgery in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    C Olivieri
    Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Maggiore della Carità University Hospital, Novara, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 129:e16-9. 2014
    ..Surgery in patients affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) presents a particular anesthetic challenge because of the risk of post-operative pulmonary complications...
  32. doi request reprint Complex movement disorders in primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a case report
    Miryam Carecchio
    Department of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Corso Mazzini 18, 28100 Novara, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 281:101-3. 2009
    ..This case underlines the importance of taking into account APS as a cause of unusual movement disorders even in elderly patients without evidence of previous thrombotic events...