IRCCS C. Mondino

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Organization: IRCCS C. Mondino
Country: Italy

Top Publications

  1. doi Changes in skeletal muscle qualities during enzyme replacement therapy in late-onset type II glycogenosis: temporal and spatial pattern of mass vs. strength response
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:737-45. 2010
  2. doi Reduced habituation of trigeminal reflexes in patients with episodic cluster headache during cluster period
    A Perrotta
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:950-9. 2008
  3. doi The 6-hydroxydopamine model: news from the past
    Fabio Blandini
    Interdepartmental Research Center for Parkinson s Disease CRIMP, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, Pavia, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:S124-9. 2008
  4. doi REM behavior disorder, hallucinations and cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease: a two-year follow up
    Elena Sinforiani
    Interdepartmental Research Centre for Parkinson s Disease CRIMP, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 23:1441-5. 2008
  5. doi The FLEP scale in diagnosing nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy, NREM and REM parasomnias: data from a tertiary sleep and epilepsy unit
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsia 49:1581-5. 2008
  6. ncbi Lafora disease: spectroscopy study correlated with neuropsychological findings
    Anna Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Department, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 12:342-7. 2008
  7. ncbi REM sleep behaviour disorder in elderly subjects with epilepsy: frequency and clinical aspects of the comorbidity
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 77:128-33. 2007
  8. ncbi Severe steroid-resistant post-infectious encephalomyelitis: general features and effects of IVIg
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Institute of Neurology C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1518-23. 2007
  9. ncbi Bilateral trigeminal enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with multiple sclerosis and trigeminal neuralgia
    A Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Unit, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 13:814-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Rhythmic movements in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 22:1797-800. 2007

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  1. doi Changes in skeletal muscle qualities during enzyme replacement therapy in late-onset type II glycogenosis: temporal and spatial pattern of mass vs. strength response
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:737-45. 2010
    ..The better outcome of patients with low BMI, if confirmed, may indicate that dietary protocols could be adopted as adjuvant measures to ERT in adult GSDII...
  2. doi Reduced habituation of trigeminal reflexes in patients with episodic cluster headache during cluster period
    A Perrotta
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:950-9. 2008
    ..The lack of habituation in CH, more pronounced than in migraine, points to abnormal processing of sensory stimuli at the trigeminal level that could be driven by hypothalamic dysfunction during the cluster period...
  3. doi The 6-hydroxydopamine model: news from the past
    Fabio Blandini
    Interdepartmental Research Center for Parkinson s Disease CRIMP, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, Pavia, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:S124-9. 2008
    ....
  4. doi REM behavior disorder, hallucinations and cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease: a two-year follow up
    Elena Sinforiani
    Interdepartmental Research Centre for Parkinson s Disease CRIMP, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 23:1441-5. 2008
    ....
  5. doi The FLEP scale in diagnosing nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy, NREM and REM parasomnias: data from a tertiary sleep and epilepsy unit
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsia 49:1581-5. 2008
    ..To test the usefulness of the FLEP scale in diagnosing nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE), arousal parasomnias, and REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)...
  6. ncbi Lafora disease: spectroscopy study correlated with neuropsychological findings
    Anna Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Department, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 12:342-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the metabolic changes both in grey and white matter in Lafora disease using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and to determine the possible correlation with the pattern of cognitive impairment...
  7. ncbi REM sleep behaviour disorder in elderly subjects with epilepsy: frequency and clinical aspects of the comorbidity
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 77:128-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate the clinical aspects of REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) occurring in elderly people with epilepsy, and the frequency of this comorbidity...
  8. ncbi Severe steroid-resistant post-infectious encephalomyelitis: general features and effects of IVIg
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Institute of Neurology C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1518-23. 2007
    ..Unsolved issues regard the usefulness of IVIg in less selected groups, and the spectrum of their clinical effects...
  9. ncbi Bilateral trigeminal enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with multiple sclerosis and trigeminal neuralgia
    A Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Unit, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 13:814-6. 2007
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  10. ncbi Rhythmic movements in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 22:1797-800. 2007
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  11. ncbi Efficacy of propafenone in paramyotonia congenita
    E Alfonsi
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino IRCCS, Via Mondino, 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 68:1080-1. 2007
  12. ncbi Botulinum toxin and neuromotor rehabilitation: An integrated approach to idiopathic cervical dystonia
    Cristina Tassorelli
    Neurorehabilitation Unit, C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Dept of Neurological Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:2240-3. 2006
    ..7 vs. -4.85 points) and subjective pain (-13.35 vs. 6.95 points) scores. Association of BTX-A therapy with a specific program of physical therapy may improve ICD treatment outcome...
  13. ncbi Stroke Active Guideline Evaluation (STAGE) project
    G Micieli
    UC Malattie Cerebrovascolari Stroke Unit, IRCCS Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S273-6. 2006
    ..The STAGE project represents the first Italian effort in this direction. A lot of work has to be done before this goal will be achieved, but as Albert Einstein said "Imagination is more important than intelligence"...
  14. ncbi Lombardia Stroke Unit Network Project
    A Cavallini
    UC Malattie, Cerebrovascolari Stroke Unit, IRCCS Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S268-72. 2006
    ..The Lombardia Stroke Unit Network Project, promoting and facilitating the exchange of know-how and collecting data on the quality of the processes of care provided, can significantly improve stroke care in Lombardia...
  15. doi Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
    Enrico Marchioni
    Neurological Institute Foundation IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:S286-8. 2008
    ..This paper describes the main features of ADEM, focusing in particular particular on the factors that influence its outcome and can guide the process of differential diagnosis...
  16. doi Immune-mediated neuropathies in myeloma patients treated with bortezomib
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Institute of Neurology IRCCS C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Mondino, 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2507-12. 2008
    ..The mechanisms of peripheral damage, however, are still unclear. We here report a series of patients treated with bortezomib, who developed a peripheral damage possibly related to immuno-mediated, rather than toxic, mechanisms...
  17. doi Cerebrospinal fluid levels of tau phosphorylated at threonine 181 in patients with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Department of Behavioral Neurology, Institute of Neurology IRCCS C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:417-23. 2008
    ..P-tau may be useful in the evaluation of disease evolution, by predicting the rate of cognitive decline...
  18. doi Impact of gender differences on the outcome of Alzheimer's disease
    E Sinforiani
    IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, National Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:147-54. 2010
    ..Since little is known about the role of gender in the course of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a prospective epidemiological study was conducted to detect gender differences in relation to AD evolution and outcome...
  19. doi New case of 4H syndrome and a review of the literature
    Simona Orcesi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Neurol 42:359-64. 2010
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  20. doi Four-week trunk-specific rehabilitation treatment improves lateral trunk flexion in Parkinson's disease
    Michelangelo Bartolo
    Neurorehabilitation Unit, Institute of Neurology Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 25:325-31. 2010
    ..Our findings show that significant improvements in axial posture and trunk mobility can be obtained through the 4-week rehabilitation programme described, with a parallel improvement in clinical status...
  21. ncbi Broad screening for human herpesviridae DNA in multiple sclerosis cerebrospinal fluid and serum
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 109:277-82. 2009
    ..These findings do not support a role for the here-studied herpesviruses replication, whether in systemic or in the intrathecal compartment, as co-pathogenetic factors, nor as inducers of relapses, in MS...
  22. doi Clinico-pathological findings in a patient with progressive cerebellar ataxia, autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome, hepatocellular carcinoma and anti-GAD autoantibodies
    Giovanni Piccolo
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Foundation IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 290:148-9. 2010
    ..To report clinical and pathological findings of a patient with late onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), progressive cerebellar ataxia (PCA) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  23. ncbi Validation of the DYMUS questionnaire for the assessment of dysphagia in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 24:159-62. 2009
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  24. doi Transplantation of undifferentiated human mesenchymal stem cells protects against 6-hydroxydopamine neurotoxicity in the rat
    Fabio Blandini
    Interdepartmental Research Center for Parkinson s Disease, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Cell Transplant 19:203-17. 2010
    ..The mechanisms underlying this effect remain to be clarified, although it is likely that the acquisition of a glial phenotype by grafted hMSCs may lead to the release of prosurvival cytokines within the lesioned striatum...
  25. doi Kinematic and neurophysiological models: future applications in neurorehabilitation
    Michelangelo Bartolo
    Department of Neurorehabilitation 2, Neuromed Institute IRCCS, Via Atinense, 18, IT 86007 Pozzilli Isernia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 41:986-7. 2009
    ..From a review of the literature, it is concluded that optoelectronic motion analysis and neurophysiological techniques, such as the study of nociceptive withdrawal reflex, might constitute useful applications for future research...
  26. doi Migralepsy: a call for a revision of the definition
    Grazia Sances
    Headache Unit, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:2487-96. 2009
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  27. pmc Evidence of dissociated arousal states during NREM parasomnia from an intracerebral neurophysiological study
    Michele Terzaghi
    Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy Unit, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Sleep 32:409-12. 2009
    ..We describe the results of a neurophysiological (intracerebral EEG) investigation that captured an episode of confusional arousal...
  28. pmc From drug-induced headache to medication overuse headache. A short epidemiological review, with a focus on Latin American countries
    Marta Allena
    IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University Centre for Headache and Adaptive Disorders, Pavia Section, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:71-6. 2009
    ..Limited amount of data exists on the burden and impact of MOH in Latin American Countries. In this review, we summarise the reliable information from the literature on the epidemiological impact of MOH...
  29. doi Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
    S Orcesi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Br Med Bull 89:183-201. 2009
    ..The main extraneurological symptoms are chilblain-like skin lesions, usually on the fingers, toes and ears...
  30. doi Septo-optic dysplasia and psychiatric disorders: a case report
    Paola Bini
    Department of Behavioural Neurology, UCADH, Institute of Neurology IRCCS C Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:254-7. 2008
    ..Septo-optic dysplasia, a variable combination of abnormalities of cerebral midline structures, is a clinically heterogeneous syndrome in which the midline defects may be implicated in psychiatric disturbances...
  31. pmc Patients with headache and functional dyspepsia present meal-induced hypersensitivity of the stomach
    Ennio Pucci
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, University of Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:223-6. 2005
    ..DTh after meal was lower in dyspeptic headache patients than in HV and dyspeptic without headache patients. Patients with migraine and functional dyspepsia may be characterised by meal-induced hypersensitivity of the stomach...
  32. pmc Introduction to the new International Classification of Headache Disorders
    Giuseppe Nappi
    Department of Neurology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:203-4. 2005
    ..All the headaches are classified into groups and subgroups to provide the level of diagnosis necessary for each user...
  33. ncbi Reliability of the nitroglycerin provocative test in the diagnosis of neurovascular headaches
    G Sances
    Headache Unit, University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 24:110-9. 2004
    ..6%, specificity 100% and accuracy 92.9%. NPT is an easy, low-cost and reliable method for supporting the diagnosis of migraine without aura and cluster headache...
  34. ncbi The effects of collinearity and orientation on texture visual evoked potentials
    Alfredo Romani
    Laboratorio Potenziali Evocati, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino, Via Palestro 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1021-6. 2003
    ..The aim of the research was to study the effects of stimulus orientation at both the local (textons) and the global (segregated elements) level on texture visual evoked potentials (tVEPs)...
  35. ncbi Obstructive sleep apnea in a clinical series of adult epilepsy patients: frequency and features of the comorbidity
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsia 44:836-40. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate and features of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adult epilepsy patients...
  36. ncbi Patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, alone or epilepsy-associated, share a psychological profile distinct from that of epilepsy patients
    Carlo Andrea Galimberti
    Epilepsy Centre, Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol 250:338-46. 2003
    ..However, some differences between ES/PNES and PNES patients were found in the clinical semiology of their PNESs. Our findings could have implications for the diagnosis and for the treatment of patients with PNESs...
  37. ncbi Nitroglycerin induces hyperalgesia in rats--a time-course study
    Cristina Tassorelli
    Laboratory of Pathophysiology of Integrative Autonomic Systems, University Centre for the Study of Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 464:159-62. 2003
    ..Nitroglycerin induced a significant reduction in the latency of the tail flick 2 and 4 h after its administration. Similarly, formalin-induced pain-related behaviour increased significantly 2 and 4 h after nitroglycerin administration...
  38. ncbi A reliability study of impairment and disability scales for myasthenia gravis patients
    Alfredo Romani
    Department of Clinical Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:137-44. 2002
    ..We also report the results of an analysis of the correlations between the two scales. The MG impairment and the MG disability scales are proposed for application in both clinical and research settings...
  39. ncbi Parry-Romberg syndrome with migraine and intracranial aneurysm
    Anna Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Department, Istituto Neurologico IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino via Palestro, Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 59:606-8; discussion 481. 2002
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that the disease could be related to a neural crest migration disorder, from which both fronto-nasal mass and cranial vessels take origin...
  40. ncbi Caspase-1 levels in biological fluids from patients with multiple sclerosis and from patients with other neurological and non-neurological diseases
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 13:99-103. 2002
    ..The enzyme measurement in CSF can also help define state-trait in MS...
  41. ncbi Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease: electrophysiological study of two sibs with the classic form and of their relatives
    E Alfonsi
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 16:337-45. 2001
    ..Furthermore, in accordance with previous studies, we suggest that a slight involvement of the peripheral nervous system could be observed in PMD...
  42. ncbi Neuropsychological changes after carotid endarterectomy
    E Sinforiani
    Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 16:329-36. 2001
    ..A significant post-CEA improvement was found in verbal memory and attention (p<0.05), while other cognitive functions showed no significant changes...
  43. ncbi Polymorphic markers in MHC class II/III region: a study on Italian patients with myasthenia gravis
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 190:11-6. 2001
    ..g. TNF-B*1 and C4A*Q0, might contribute to pathogenetically significant abnormalities in immune responses in a subset of female MG patients. The combined effect of other intervening genes cannot be excluded...
  44. ncbi Interferon-gamma and interleukin-4-producing T cells in peripheral blood of multiple sclerosis patients
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 11:677-81. 2000
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  45. ncbi Evaluation of sleepiness in epilepsy
    R Manni
    Neurologic Institute IRCCS C Mondino, Via Palestro, 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:S111-4. 2000
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  46. ncbi [Prevalence of primary headache related to work activity in a group of hospital workers undergoing periodic visits (D. Lgs. 626/94 s.s.m. ed i.)]
    E Pucci
    Centro Interuniversitario Cefalee e Disordini Adattativi, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:448-52. 2003
    ..The results obtained suggest that specific occupational conditions such as shift work and P.C. use may play an important role in headache development even in the presence of a wide number of professional risk factors...
  47. ncbi Nitroglycerin enhances cGMP expression in specific neuronal and cerebrovascular structures of the rat brain
    C Tassorelli
    Laboratory of Pathophysiology of Integrative Autonomic Systems, University Centre for the Study of Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    J Chem Neuroanat 27:23-32. 2004
    ..The data obtained sustains the idea that cGMP is an important mediator of nitroglycerin effect in vascular and neuronal structures that are critical elements for the transmission of cephalic pain...
  48. ncbi Cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer's disease: efficacy in a non-selected population
    Elena Sinforiani
    Alzheimer s Disease Assessment Unit and Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 18:233-7. 2003
    ..Thereafter, a global cognitive and functional decline was reported, more marked in basic daily activities. No factors (age, sex, disease duration, family history for AD, cognitive impairment at baseline) emerged as predictors of outcome...
  49. ncbi Rhythmic movements during sleep: a physiological and pathological profile
    R Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology C Mondino Foundation, Via Mondino 2, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:s181-5. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi Postinfectious inflammatory disorders: subgroups based on prospective follow-up
    E Marchioni
    Institute of Neurology IRCCS C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 65:1057-65. 2005
    ..However, both relapsing and site-restricted variants, possibly associated with peripheral nervous system (PNS) involvement, are also observed, and a systematic classification is lacking...
  51. ncbi The relationship between focal seizures and sleep: an analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern
    Raffaele Manni
    Unit of Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 67:73-80. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between focal epileptic seizures and sleep through analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)...
  52. ncbi Analysis of Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis and other neurologic diseases
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 112:238-41. 2005
    ..Paired serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens were investigated for Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific oligoclonal bands (OCBs) to determine band specificity in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  53. ncbi Consensus recommendations of the Italian Association for Neuroimmunology for immunochemical cerebrospinal fluid examination
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 237:5-11. 2005
    ..The collection process for said recommendations was guided by "impact-factored" literature and the knowledge of the experts involved. Communication was by email and face-to-face at two dedicated AINI workshops...
  54. ncbi Relationship between hallucinations, delusions, and rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder in Parkinson's disease
    Claudio Pacchetti
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Unit, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Mov Disord 20:1439-48. 2005
    ..92), disease duration (OR, 2.46), advanced age (OR, 2.34), and severity of motor symptoms (OR, 2.06). These results suggest that RBD is widely associated with psychosis in PD...
  55. ncbi Early haemostatic therapy for spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage
    G Micieli
    Cerebrovascular Department Stroke Unit, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, Via Mondino 2, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:S34-6. 2005
    ..Further studies are necessary to define optimal dose of this drug, verify its efficacy and identify patients at high risk for thromboembolic complications...
  56. ncbi A randomised, double-blind, dose-ranging study to evaluate efficacy and safety of three doses of botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the treatment of spastic foot
    F Mancini
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Via Mondino 2, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:26-31. 2005
    ..In particular, the medium BTX dosages (320 UI spread over 2-5 muscles) were found to be both safe and effective in producing long-lasting improvement of spastic foot dysfunction...
  57. ncbi Biological markers in multiple sclerosis
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Int MS J 11:87-94. 2004
    ..The study of cerebrospinal fluid is of primary importance, as this bodily fluid is most likely to contain traces of products of the pathological/reparative processes occurring at the lesional level...
  58. ncbi Erectile dysfunction as a sentinel symptom of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in heavy drinkers
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Institute of Neurology, C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 9:209-14. 2004
    ..Unlike PN, AN is often asymptomatic. Among symptomatic patients (55%), erectile dysfunction seems to be the sole symptom, in line with the higher degree of parasympathetic damage...
  59. ncbi Chromosome 10p deletion in a patient with hypoparathyroidism, severe mental retardation, autism and basal ganglia calcifications
    Annapia Verri
    Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, Via Ferrata, 6 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Ann Genet 47:281-7. 2004
    ..Phenotypic spectrum observed in del (10p) is more severe than the classical DGS spectrum. GATA3 has been found to regulate the development of serotoninergic neurons. A serotoninergic dysfunction may be linked with autism in this patient...
  60. ncbi Neuroprotective effect of rasagiline in a rodent model of Parkinson's disease
    F Blandini
    Laboratory of Functional Neurochemistry, Neurological Institute C Mondino, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Exp Neurol 187:455-9. 2004
    ..Our study supports the neuroprotective potential of chronic rasagiline administration in an experimental model of Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  61. ncbi Long-term evaluation of the effect of quetiapine on hallucinations, delusions and motor function in advanced Parkinson disease
    Francesca Mancini
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Unit, C Mondino Neurological Institute, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 27:33-7. 2004
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  62. ncbi Active music therapy in Parkinson's disease: an integrative method for motor and emotional rehabilitation
    C Pacchetti
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Centre, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico C Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Psychosom Med 62:386-93. 2000
    ..We explored the efficacy of active music therapy (MT) on motor and emotional functions in patients with PD...