Giacomo Della Marca

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Left thalamomegaly in a patient with partial epilepsy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:298-301. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Sleep disordered breathing in a cohort of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1615-21. 2013
  3. pmc Migraine, arousal and sleep deprivation: comment on: "sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs: a blinded controlled polysomnographic study"
    Catello Vollono
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico Universitario A, Gemelli, Largo A, Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Pain and the alpha-sleep anomaly: a mechanism of sleep disruption in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pain Med 14:487-97. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Pycnodysostosis with extreme sleep apnea: a possible alternative to tracheotomy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Breath 16:5-10. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint High-frequency ECoG oscillations in the site of onset of epileptic seizures during sleep
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Sleep Medicine, Catholic University, L go Gemelli, 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 8:96-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Rhythmic tongue movements during sleep: a peculiar parasomnia in Costello syndrome
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Unit of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:473-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea in Costello syndrome
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 140:257-62. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A sleep study in cluster headache
    G Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 26:290-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathologic startle following brainstem lesion
    G Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, L go Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 68:437. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Left thalamomegaly in a patient with partial epilepsy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:298-301. 2008
    ..18-FDG PET showed reduced metabolic activity in the upper right temporal gyrus and in the ipsilateral thalamus. Thalamic asymmetry in our patient could be an occasional finding...
  2. doi request reprint Sleep disordered breathing in a cohort of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1615-21. 2013
    ..The aims of the study were: (1) to evaluate subjective sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in patients affected by sporadic inclusion-body myositis (IBM); (2) to define the sleep and sleep-related respiratory pattern in IBM patients...
  3. pmc Migraine, arousal and sleep deprivation: comment on: "sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs: a blinded controlled polysomnographic study"
    Catello Vollono
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico Universitario A, Gemelli, Largo A, Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:50. 2013
    ..The impairment of this mechanism makes Migraineurs more vulnerable to stimuli triggering attacks during sleep, and represents part of a more general vulnerability to incoming stimuli. ..
  4. doi request reprint Pain and the alpha-sleep anomaly: a mechanism of sleep disruption in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Pain Med 14:487-97. 2013
    ..To measure the presence of the alpha-sleep anomaly in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) and to evaluate the association between the sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) pattern and the presence of musculoskeletal pain...
  5. doi request reprint Pycnodysostosis with extreme sleep apnea: a possible alternative to tracheotomy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Breath 16:5-10. 2012
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  6. ncbi request reprint High-frequency ECoG oscillations in the site of onset of epileptic seizures during sleep
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Sleep Medicine, Catholic University, L go Gemelli, 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 8:96-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Rhythmic tongue movements during sleep: a peculiar parasomnia in Costello syndrome
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Unit of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:473-8. 2006
    ..Tongue movements during sleep probably originate from brainstem structures and could be facilitated by an impaired control of the oropharyngeal and tongue muscles...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea in Costello syndrome
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 140:257-62. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that Costello patients have a high prevalence of obstructive sleep-related respiratory disorders, which need to be assessed by means of polysomnography...
  9. ncbi request reprint A sleep study in cluster headache
    G Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 26:290-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that CH was associated, in this patient, with sleep dysregulation involving the biological clock and the arousal mechanisms, particularly in REM. All these abnormalities are consistent with posterior hypothalamic dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathologic startle following brainstem lesion
    G Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, L go Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 68:437. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Funct Neurol 25:211-6. 2010
    ..These modifications become more evident with the progression of the disease and could increase the risk of arrhythmias and other cardiovascular events...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality in Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 263:49-53. 2007
    ..FSHD is an autosomal dominant myopathy, characterized by an early involvement of facial and scapular muscles with eventual spreading to pelvic and lower limb muscles...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dysfunction of arousal systems in sleep-related migraine without aura
    G Della Marca
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 26:857-64. 2006
    ..The reduced arousal index in REM suggests a dysfunction in neural structures involved in both the control of REM sleep and the pathophysiology of migraine, such as the hypothalamus and the brainstem...
  14. doi request reprint Epileptic asystole
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, L go Gemelli, 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Neurol 65:830-1. 2008
  15. doi request reprint Increased sleep spindle activity in patients with Costello syndrome (HRAS gene mutation)
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Unit of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Neurophysiol 28:314-8. 2011
    ..These "giant" spindles were not associated with any evidence of structural damage of the cortex or the thalami and should be considered as phenotypic feature of sleep EEG activity in Costello syndrome because of HRAS mutation...
  16. pmc Decreased nocturnal movements in patients with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University Rome, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:276-80. 2010
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate nocturnal motor activity in patients with FSHD by means of videopolysomnography and to verify whether activity was associated with modifications in sleep structure...
  17. doi request reprint Sleep disordered breathing in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli L go A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 285:54-8. 2009
    ..SDB is often asymptomatic, and no clinical or physical measure can reliably predict its occurrence. A screening of SDB should be included in the clinical assessment of FSHD...
  18. doi request reprint Cephalometric findings in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy patients with obstructive sleep apneas
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Breath 15:99-106. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Abnormal sexual behavior during sleep
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Catholic University Department of Neurosciences, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:3490-5. 2009
    ..Recently, abnormal sexual behaviors during sleep have been evaluated in the forensic medical context because violent behaviors can be associated with this parasomnia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of modafinil on somatosensory input processing in the human brain-stem
    Giacomo Della Marca
    Department of Neurosciences, Cathodic University, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:919-26. 2004
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  21. doi request reprint An integrated video-analysis software system designed for movement detection and sleep analysis. Validation of a tool for the behavioural study of sleep
    Michele Scatena
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:318-23. 2012
    ..This software is aimed to detect and quantify movements and to evaluate periods of sleep and wake...
  22. doi request reprint Bilateral thalamic stroke transiently reduces arousals and NREM sleep instability
    Marco Luigetti
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 300:151-4. 2011
    ..A diagnosis of paramedian thalamic infarction should be considered in patients who present with recurrent episodes of unresponsiveness...
  23. doi request reprint Hypoventilation in REM sleep in a case of 17p11.2 deletion (Smith-Magenis syndrome)
    Chiara Leoni
    Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 152:708-12. 2010
    ..We therefore suggest that some sleep abnormalities described in SMS could be consequent to Sleep Disordered Breathing, and in particular to REM hypoventilation. Sleep studies in SMS should include the recording of respiratory parameters...
  24. doi request reprint Improvement of obstructive sleep apneas caused by hydrocephalus associated with Chiari malformation Type II following surgery
    Marco Luigetti
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:336-9. 2010
    ..However, the striking improvement of symptoms after ventriculoatrial shunt placement suggested that hydrocephalus plays a major role in this condition. Assessment and effective treatment of SDB is crucial in the care of patients with CM...
  25. pmc Visual hallucinations and pontine demyelination in a child: possible REM dissociation?
    Maria Gabriella Vita
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:588-90. 2008
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  26. pmc Heart rate variability in sleep-related migraine without aura
    Catello Vollono
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:707-14. 2013
    ..This is an observational study aimed to investigate the activity of autonomic nervous system during sleep in patients with sleep-related migraine...
  27. ncbi request reprint Microstructure of sleep in depressed patients according to the cyclic alternating pattern
    Benedetto Farina
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, via Alexander Fleming 110, 00191, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 77:227-35. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the microstructure of the EEG sleep of depressed subjects by cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) analysis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Increase of brain-stem high-frequency SEP subcomponents during light sleep in seizure-free epileptic patients
    Domenico Restuccia
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1774-8. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint A human anti-neuronal autoantibody against GABA B receptor induces experimental autoimmune agrypnia
    Giovanni Frisullo
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Exp Neurol 204:808-18. 2007
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  30. pmc Sleep disordered breathing in children and adolescents with Chiari malformation type I
    Anna Losurdo
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:371-7. 2013
    ..Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) has been associated with sleep disordered breathing (SDB). The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of SDB in CM-I and its clinical correlates in a population of children and adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mycosis fungoides as a cause of severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Marco Luigetti
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Italy
    Intern Med 50:1753-5. 2011
    ..This is the first case in the literature of a patient with nocturnal polysomnogram documented OSAS caused by a mucosal involvement of MF...
  32. ncbi request reprint The tongue-base suspension using Repose bone screw system in a child with Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome. Case report
    Gaetano Paludetti
    Institute of Otolaryngology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:1143-7. 2003
    ..Besides it does not interfere with the patient's cranio-facial growth and future occlusion...
  33. doi request reprint Migraine-like headache and status migrainosus as attacks of multiple sclerosis in a child
    Paolo Mariotti
    Unit of Child Neuropsychiatry, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 126:e459-64. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Brain-stem components of high-frequency somatosensory evoked potentials are modulated by arousal changes: nasopharyngeal recordings in healthy humans
    Domenico Restuccia
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemellki, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1392-8. 2004
    ..Moreover, since HFOs are highly susceptible to arousal fluctuations, we investigated whether eyes opening can influence HFOs at this level...
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional involvement of cerebral cortex in human narcolepsy
    A Oliviero
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 252:56-61. 2005
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  36. doi request reprint Delayed hypothermia in malignant ischaemic stroke
    Vincenzo Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:661-4. 2012
    ..This single case study suggests a beneficial effect of hypothermia in the treatment of severe space-occupying ischemic infarction even on the third day after stroke onset...
  37. ncbi request reprint Functional involvement of cerebral cortex in adult sleepwalking
    A Oliviero
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1066-72. 2007
    ..This inhibitory impairment could represent the neurophysiological correlate of brain "abnormalities" of sleepwalkers like "immaturity" of some neural circuits, synapses, or receptors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Attentional load of the primary task influences the frontal but not the temporal generators of mismatch negativity
    Domenico Restuccia
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemelli, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:891-9. 2005
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  39. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine improves mood in patients with epilepsy
    Marianna Mazza
    Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Via Ugo De Carolis 48, 00136 Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 10:397-401. 2007
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  40. doi request reprint Reduced cerebral cortex inhibition in dystonia: direct evidence in humans
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:834-9. 2009
    ..We had the almost unique opportunity to record directly motor cortex output after brain stimulation, in a dystonic patient who had epidural electrodes implanted in the upper cervical cord...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relapsing-remitting autoimmune agrypnia
    A P Batocchi
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Neurol 50:668-71. 2001
    ..Immunosuppressive treatment and plasma exchange were followed by clinical improvement, with restoration of sleep architecture and disappearance of respiratory crises, suggesting autoimmune pathogenesis of the syndrome...
  42. pmc Tensor veli palatini electromyography with surface electrode applied transnasally
    P M Picciotti
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:120-4. 2005
    ..Introduction of the non-invasive surface electrode is simple and not painful...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in childhood: a review
    M Mazza
    Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 153:189-93. 2002
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  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of cholinergic circuitries in generation of high-frequency somatosensory evoked potentials
    D Restuccia
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemelli, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1538-48. 2003
    ..Since acetylcholine produces differential modulation in subgroups of neurons, we would determine whether cholinergic drive influences HFOs...
  45. ncbi request reprint The effects of reboxetine on human sleep architecture in depression: preliminary results
    Benedetto Farina
    Institute of Psychiatry, Medicine Faculty, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 71:273-5. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder and epilepsy: a bidirectional relation? Neurobiological underpinnings, current hypotheses, and future research directions
    Marianna Mazza
    Institute of Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorders Unit, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Neuroscientist 13:392-404. 2007
    ..Future research on intracellular mechanisms might become decisive for a better understanding of the similarities between these two disorders...
  47. doi request reprint Relationship between handedness and persistent emotional distress in adults experiencing an earthquake
    Benedetto Farina
    European University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:309-12. 2012
    ..We aimed to explore the relationship between handedness and emotional dysfunction in people exposed to a nat-ural disaster...
  48. doi request reprint Rheumatoid leptomeningitis: magnetic resonance imaging and pathologic findings--a case report
    Alessandro Cianfoni
    Department of Bio images and Radiological Sciences, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neuroimaging 20:192-4. 2010
    ..Intracranial manifestations of RA are rare. Purpose of this article is to report on a rarely described leptomeningeal involvement in RA, and on its neuroimaging features, including diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)...
  49. doi request reprint Management of a rare case of arytenoid mucosa oedema inducing stridor and cough
    Eugenio De Corso
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Catholic University of Medicine and Surgery, Rome, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:1593-5. 2013
    ..Surgery has been never taken into consideration to treat refractory chronic cough...
  50. doi request reprint Rivastigmine as alternative treatment for refractory REM behavior disorder in Parkinson's disease
    Raffaella Di Giacopo
    Movement Disorders Research Center, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:559-61. 2012
    ..We report on a double-blind, crossover pilot trial for the treatment of rapid eye movement behavior disorder (RBD) in 12 patients with Parkinson's disease in whom conventional therapy failed...
  51. doi request reprint Transient global amnesia during transoesophageal echocardiogram
    Paolo Profice
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:477-9. 2008
    ..Aetiopathological considerations for this uncommon presentation are discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Paraneoplastic diseases associated with thymoma
    Amelia Evoli
    Dept of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Largo F Vito, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 254:756-62. 2007
    ..Thymoma is frequently associated with paraneoplastic diseases (PDs), most commonly with myasthenia gravis (MG). This association is thought to depend on thymoma's capacity to produce and export T lymphocytes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in Sanfilippo syndrome: a polygraphic study
    P Mariotti
    Institute of Neurology, Sleep Medicine Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Electroencephalogr 34:18-22. 2003
    ..These disorders have never been investigated by prolonged, objective, and instrumental evaluations. The present work is based on sleep duration and structure in Sanfilippo patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Microstructure of sleep in eating disorders: preliminary results
    G Della Marca
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 9:77-80. 2004
    ..They also seem to confirm the findings of previous studies suggesting that altered sleep in eating disordered patients may be related to their body mass index (BMI) and psychopathological status...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hypnic headache: actigraphic and polysomnographic study of a case
    A Capuano
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, 8 00168 Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 25:466-9. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Transient MRI abnormalities in a case of occipital lobe epilepsy with favorable outcome
    C Barba
    Fondazione Santa Lucia, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Clin EEG Neurosci 37:219-22. 2006
    ..The EEG showed a 3-5 Hz sub-continuous left occipital activity, with sporadic sharp waves. Macropsia disappeared in 2 years. This case may suggest that the presence of transient MRI abnormalities does not exclude a favorable prognosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal school-age children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1806-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in sleep of school-age children in order to obtain a standardized database for CAP parameters in this age range...
  58. ncbi request reprint Giant subcortical high-frequency SEPs in idiopathic generalized epilepsy: a protective mechanism against seizures?
    Domenico Restuccia
    Scientific Institute E Medea, Polo Friuli Venezia Giulia, Udine, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:60-8. 2007
    ..Clin Neurophysiol 2005; 116: 1774-1778]. Here, we aimed at verifying whether similar HF-SEP abnormalities were significantly correlated to the clinical outcome in a larger population of untreated IGE patients...
  59. doi request reprint Dissociated effects of quiet stance on standard and high-frequency (600 Hz) lower limb somatosensory evoked potentials
    Domenico Restuccia
    IRCCS La Nostra Famiglia E Medea, Polo Friuli Venezia Giulia, Via cialdini 29, 33037 Pasian di Prato, Udine, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1408-18. 2008
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  60. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar damage impairs detection of somatosensory input changes. A somatosensory mismatch-negativity study
    Domenico Restuccia
    I R C S S E Medea La Nostra Famiglia, Pasian di Prato, Udine, Italy
    Brain 130:276-87. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrates the reliability of S-MMN recordings and indicates that subjects with cerebellar damage may be impaired in the cortical processing of incoming somatosensory inputs...