Luca Vignatelli

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Affiliation: Institute of Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of status epilepticus in a rural area of northern Italy: a 2-year population-based study
    L Vignatelli
    Laboratorio di Neuroepidemiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 12:897-902. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Impact of treatment on the short-term prognosis of status epilepticus in two population-based cohorts
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo n 7, Bologna, Italy
    J Neurol 255:197-204. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Insomnia cycling with a 42-day infradian period: evidence for two uncoupled circadian oscillators?
    Luca Vignatelli
    Ambulatorio di Neurologia, Polo Sanitario Barberini di Crevalcore, AUSL di Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:343-50. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A 5-year prospective cohort study on health-related quality of life in patients with narcolepsy
    Luca Vignatelli
    Ambulatorio di Neurologia, Polo Sanitario Barberini di Crevalcore, AUSL di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 12:19-23. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and subjective sleep quality in patients with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy: a case-control study
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 47:73-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and short-term prognosis of status epilepticus in adults in Bologna, Italy
    Luca Vignatelli
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 44:964-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of video recording in the diagnosis of nocturnal frontal lobe seizures
    Luca Vignatelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:1506-11. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep and time course of consolidation of visual discrimination skills in patients with narcolepsy-cataplexy
    Carlo Cipolli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sleep Res 18:209-20. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders in sleep: guidelines for differentiating epileptic from non-epileptic motor phenomena arising from sleep
    Paolo Tinuper
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 11:255-67. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Increased frequency of arousal parasomnias in families with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy: a common mechanism?
    Francesca Bisulli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 51:1852-60. 2010

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of status epilepticus in a rural area of northern Italy: a 2-year population-based study
    L Vignatelli
    Laboratorio di Neuroepidemiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 12:897-902. 2005
    ..We infer that the short-term prognosis of SE could also be considerably influenced by differences in health service organization (and hence management) possibly due to different levels of urbanization...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of treatment on the short-term prognosis of status epilepticus in two population-based cohorts
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo n 7, Bologna, Italy
    J Neurol 255:197-204. 2008
    ..Since suboptimal management was hypothesised in the first site, we compared the quality of treatment in the two cohorts and examined its contribution to prognosis...
  3. doi request reprint Insomnia cycling with a 42-day infradian period: evidence for two uncoupled circadian oscillators?
    Luca Vignatelli
    Ambulatorio di Neurologia, Polo Sanitario Barberini di Crevalcore, AUSL di Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:343-50. 2010
    ..To infer the existence of a circadian dysfunction modeled according to the physical phenomenon of the "beats."..
  4. doi request reprint A 5-year prospective cohort study on health-related quality of life in patients with narcolepsy
    Luca Vignatelli
    Ambulatorio di Neurologia, Polo Sanitario Barberini di Crevalcore, AUSL di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 12:19-23. 2011
    ..To evaluate the 5-year variation of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and mood symptoms in a cohort of patients with narcolepsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and subjective sleep quality in patients with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy: a case-control study
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 47:73-7. 2006
    ..We investigated the occurrence of daytime sleepiness-related symptoms and subjective sleep quality in patients with NFLE in comparison with matched controls...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and short-term prognosis of status epilepticus in adults in Bologna, Italy
    Luca Vignatelli
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 44:964-8. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence and the 30-day case fatality of status epilepticus (SE) in the adult resident population of the city of Bologna, Italy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of video recording in the diagnosis of nocturnal frontal lobe seizures
    Luca Vignatelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:1506-11. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep and time course of consolidation of visual discrimination skills in patients with narcolepsy-cataplexy
    Carlo Cipolli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sleep Res 18:209-20. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders in sleep: guidelines for differentiating epileptic from non-epileptic motor phenomena arising from sleep
    Paolo Tinuper
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 11:255-67. 2007
    ..Further investigations on pathophysiology, genetics and epidemiology are needed to clarify the relationship between epileptic and non-epileptic sleep related paroxysmal phenomena...
  10. doi request reprint Increased frequency of arousal parasomnias in families with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy: a common mechanism?
    Francesca Bisulli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 51:1852-60. 2010
    ..This study aimed to verify whether relatives of patients with NFLE have a higher frequency of parasomnias, namely arousal disorders, and thereby shed light on the still unknown pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying NFLE...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical, behavioural and polysomnographic correlates of cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy/cataplexy
    Katia Mattarozzi
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:425-33. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Increased prevalence of sleep disorders in chronic headache: a case-control study
    Elisa Sancisi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, Bologna, Italy
    Headache 50:1464-72. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of sleep disorders in chronic headache patients and to evaluate the role of psychiatric comorbidity in the association between chronic headache and sleep complaints...
  13. doi request reprint Daytime sleepiness and neural cardiac modulation in sleep-related breathing disorders
    Carolina Lombardi
    Center for Sleep Disorders, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sleep Res 17:263-70. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Italian patients with narcolepsy: the SF-36 health survey
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:467-75. 2004
    ..To compare the HRQoL of patients with narcolepsy with the Italian norm. To disclose the clinical predictors influencing the HRQoL...
  15. doi request reprint Association of restless legs syndrome with nocturnal eating: a case-control study
    Federica Provini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, Bologna, Italy
    Mov Disord 24:871-7. 2009
    ..We demonstrate an association between RLS and SRED. Prospective studies are needed to establish the mechanisms underlying such association and whether it is causal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of ICSD-R minimal diagnostic criteria for the parasomnias
    Luca Vignatelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    J Neurol 252:712-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the interobserver reliability (IR) of the minimal diagnostic criteria for the parasomnias provided in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders Revised (ICSD-R)...
  17. doi request reprint Tobacco habits in nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    Ilaria Naldi
    IRCCS Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche Bologna, and Dipartimento di ScienzeBiomediche e NeuroMotorie, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 26:114-7. 2013
    ..We found a slightly higher trend of tobacco use in NFLE probands compared to that in control subjects; we did not find any significant difference in the distribution of tobacco use among NFLE group compared to that in the control group...
  18. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of a structured interview for nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (SINFLE): a proposal for developing diagnostic criteria
    Francesca Bisulli
    IRCCS Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche di Bologna, University of Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:81-7. 2012
    ..To measure the accuracy of anamnestic features collected during clinical history for the diagnosis of nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE)...
  19. doi request reprint Parasomnias and nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE): lights and shadows--controversial points in the differential diagnosis
    Francesca Bisulli
    IRCCS, Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 12:S27-32. 2011
    ..The difficulties in distinguishing nocturnal epileptic seizures from parasomnias reflect just one aspect of the intriguing issue of the pathophysiological relationships between all types of paroxysmal motor behaviours during sleep...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, eating and mood disorders in menstrual migraine: a case-control study
    Marianna Nicodemo
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Bologna, Via U Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna BO, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:S155-7. 2008
    ..In contrast with the previous literature we did not find any difference in the prevalence of mood and eating disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Semantic priming effect during REM-sleep inertia in patients with narcolepsy
    Michela Mazzetti
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 71:270-8. 2006
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  22. doi request reprint The burden of narcolepsy with cataplexy: how disease history and clinical features influence socio-economic outcomes
    Francesca Ingravallo
    Departmental Section of Legal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:1293-300. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Francesca Pittau
    Epilepsy Center for Adults and Children, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:41-4. 2009
    ..To disclose clinical, electrophysiologic, and neuroradiologic factors correlated to prognosis in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impaired cortical and autonomic arousal during sleep in multiple system atrophy
    Roberto Vetrugno
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2512-8. 2007
    ..We investigated PLMS-related EEG and HR variations in multiple system atrophy (MSA) in order to detect possible abnormalities in cortical and autonomic arousal responses...
  25. doi request reprint Risk of multiple sclerosis following clinically isolated syndrome: a 4-year prospective study
    Roberto D'Alessandro
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neuroepidemiology Unit, University of Bologna, Via U Foscolo 7, 40100, Bologna, Italy
    J Neurol 260:1583-93. 2013
    ..We confirm the prognostic value of MRI in addition to the previous experimental data on the protective role of disease-modifying therapies...
  26. ncbi request reprint ICSD diagnostic criteria for narcolepsy: interobserver reliability. Intemational Classification of Sleep Disorders
    Luca Vignatelli
    Institute of Clinical Neurology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Sleep 25:193-6. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Medico-legal assessment of disability in narcolepsy: an interobserver reliability study
    Francesca Ingravallo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sleep Res 17:111-9. 2008
    ..The minimum set of indicators of disease severity correlating with patients' self assessments encourages a disability classification of narcolepsy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with nurses' opinions and practices regarding information and consent
    Francesca Ingravallo
    University of Bologna, Italy
    Nurs Ethics 21:299-313. 2014
    ..The work setting was the foremost factor significantly associated with participants' opinions and practices. Further investigations are needed to confirm these findings in similar and other care settings. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: longitudinal effects of liver transplantation
    Katia Mattarozzi
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Neurol 61:242-7. 2004
    ..The long-term effects of liver transplantation (LT) on minimal hepatic encephalopathy are poorly documented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence of stroke among inpatients in a large Italian hospital
    G Azzimondi
    Neurology Department, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Stroke 25:1752-4. 1994
    ..Higher frequency of coronary artery disease among our patients could explain our findings. Further studies are needed to identify possible predisposing factors (individual or environmental) for stroke among inpatients...
  31. ncbi request reprint EFNS guidelines on management of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in sleep
    L Vignatelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna Medical School, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 13:1049-65. 2006
    ..Transdermal oestradiol is ineffective for PLMD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity
    L Vignatelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Ugo Foscolo 7, I 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Neurol Sci 23:295-300. 2003
    ..For the 8-min MSLT cut-off, sensitivity was 84% and 49%; specificity 50% and 88%. The Italian version of the ESS is an easy-to-use form useful for preliminary screening of daytime sleepiness level in specialist settings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emotional information processing in patients with narcolepsy: a psychophysiologic investigation
    Valter Tucci
    Department of Psychology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Sleep 26:558-64. 2003
    ..Accordingly, we compared the psychophysiologic effects on patients with narcolepsy and healthy subjects of processing visual stimuli that have established emotional valences...