IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli

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Organization: IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli
Country: Italy

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  1. ncbi Extensive brain calcification and dementia in postsurgical hypoparathyroidism
    Andrea Adorni
    Alzheimer s Unit Memory Clinic, IRCCS, Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Neurology 65:1501. 2005
  2. ncbi The added value of neuropsychologic tests and structural imaging for the etiologic diagnosis of dementia in italian expert centers
    Cristina Geroldi
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, Scientific Institute for Research and Care IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:309-20. 2008
  3. doi In vivo mapping of incremental cortical atrophy from incipient to overt Alzheimer's disease
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s and Mental Diseases, via Pilastroni 4, 25125, Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol 256:916-24. 2009
  4. ncbi Neuroimaging outcomes in clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease
    G B Frisoni
    IRCCS Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:209-12. 2009
  5. doi In vivo mapping of amyloid toxicity in Alzheimer disease
    G B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Neuroimaging, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio FBF, via Pilastroni 4, I 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Neurology 72:1504-11. 2009
  6. doi In vivo neuropathology of cortical changes in elderly persons with schizophrenia
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    LENITEM Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s and Mental Diseases, Brescia, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 66:578-85. 2009
  7. ncbi Understanding information on clinical trials by persons with Alzheimer's dementia. A pilot study
    Corinna Porteri
    Bioethics Unit, IRCCS, Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:158-66. 2009
  8. doi Markers of Alzheimer's disease in a population attending a memory clinic
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimers Dement 5:307-17. 2009
  9. doi Preliminary evidence of validity of the revised criteria for Alzheimer disease diagnosis: report of 2 cases
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca Biomedica e Sanitaria, Rome, Italy
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:108-14. 2010
  10. doi Novel T719P AbetaPP mutation unbalances the relative proportion of amyloid-beta peptides
    Roberta Ghidoni
    Proteomics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 18:295-303. 2009

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  1. ncbi Extensive brain calcification and dementia in postsurgical hypoparathyroidism
    Andrea Adorni
    Alzheimer s Unit Memory Clinic, IRCCS, Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Neurology 65:1501. 2005
  2. ncbi The added value of neuropsychologic tests and structural imaging for the etiologic diagnosis of dementia in italian expert centers
    Cristina Geroldi
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, Scientific Institute for Research and Care IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:309-20. 2008
    ..4-29.1) and 4.1 (3.0 to 6.5) for AD and non-AD diagnoses. The added value of structural imaging and neuropsychologic testing in the routine clinical assessment of demented patients is substantial in both AD and non-AD cases...
  3. doi In vivo mapping of incremental cortical atrophy from incipient to overt Alzheimer's disease
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s and Mental Diseases, via Pilastroni 4, 25125, Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol 256:916-24. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the polysynaptic hippocampal pathway is affected in iAD, the direct pathway and sensorimotor and visual networks are affected in moAD, and the sensorimotor network is affected in moAD...
  4. ncbi Neuroimaging outcomes in clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease
    G B Frisoni
    IRCCS Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:209-12. 2009
    ..Future testing of putative disease modifying drugs in valid animal models with valid imaging markers of disease progression will allow to maximize the predictability of their effect in phase II and III clinical trials...
  5. doi In vivo mapping of amyloid toxicity in Alzheimer disease
    G B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Neuroimaging, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio FBF, via Pilastroni 4, I 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Neurology 72:1504-11. 2009
    ..To study the relationship between gray matter atrophy and amyloid deposition in Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  6. doi In vivo neuropathology of cortical changes in elderly persons with schizophrenia
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    LENITEM Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s and Mental Diseases, Brescia, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 66:578-85. 2009
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies revealed brain structural abnormalities, but the pattern of cortical gray matter (GM) volume and its relationship with cognitive and behavioral symptoms are unknown...
  7. ncbi Understanding information on clinical trials by persons with Alzheimer's dementia. A pilot study
    Corinna Porteri
    Bioethics Unit, IRCCS, Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:158-66. 2009
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  8. doi Markers of Alzheimer's disease in a population attending a memory clinic
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimers Dement 5:307-17. 2009
    ..New marker-based criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) were recently proposed. We describe their operational translation in 144 consecutive patients referred to our Memory Clinic...
  9. doi Preliminary evidence of validity of the revised criteria for Alzheimer disease diagnosis: report of 2 cases
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca Biomedica e Sanitaria, Rome, Italy
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:108-14. 2010
    ..We describe 2 very mild cases of MCI and their clinical outcome...
  10. doi Novel T719P AbetaPP mutation unbalances the relative proportion of amyloid-beta peptides
    Roberta Ghidoni
    Proteomics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 18:295-303. 2009
    ..The AbetaPP T719P mutation is of particular interest because it is the only mutation located in close proximity to the AbetaPP epsilon-cleavage site...
  11. doi Search engine as a diagnostic tool in difficult immunological and allergologic cases: is Google useful?
    C Lombardi
    Allergologic Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Sant Orsola Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Intern Med J 39:459-64. 2009
    ..The aim of this comparative cross-sectional study was to evaluate whether searching Google with disease-related terms was effective in the identification and diagnosis of complex immunological and allergic cases...
  12. doi Life expectancy in Alzheimer's disease (AD)
    O Zanetti
    UO Alzheimer Memory Clinic, IRCCS Centra S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:237-43. 2009
    ..However the many variables that influence life expectancy make difficult to define prognosis at the bedside and more studies are needed to assist clinicians in they daily routine with patients and caregivers...
  13. doi Burnout in nonhospital psychiatric residential facilities
    Laura Pedrini
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1547-51. 2009
    ..This study evaluated levels and risk factors of burnout in a sample of mental health professionals employed in nonhospital psychiatric residential facilities of northern Italy...
  14. pmc The clinical use of structural MRI in Alzheimer disease
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, via Pilastroni 1, Brescia, Italy
    Nat Rev Neurol 6:67-77. 2010
    ..The utility of structural imaging and other markers will be increased by standardization of acquisition and analysis methods, and by development of robust algorithms for automated assessment...
  15. doi Serum and plasma BDNF levels in major depression: a replication study and meta-analyses
    Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto
    Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:763-73. 2010
    ..We conducted a replication study and we performed two meta-analyses on studies analysing serum and plasma BDNF levels in MD patients...
  16. doi Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative in Europe
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    IRCCS Fatebenefratelli, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s Disease, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimers Dement 6:280-5. 2010
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  17. pmc The dynamics of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative cohort
    A Caroli
    LENITEM Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1263-74. 2010
    ..FDG-PET started changing early in time and likely followed a linear decline. In conclusion, this study provides the first evidence in favor of the dynamic biomarker model which has recently been proposed...
  18. doi Effects of intravenous antidepressant drugs on the excitability of human motor cortex: a study with paired magnetic stimulation on depressed patients
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Piastroni 4, Brescia, Italy
    Brain Stimul 3:15-21. 2010
    ..The effect of various drugs was investigated by using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) both in healthy subjects and patients, and the results indicated an influence of antidepressant drugs (ADs) on motor excitability...
  19. doi Transcranial magnetic stimulation improves naming in Alzheimer disease patients at different stages of cognitive decline
    M Cotelli
    IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 15:1286-92. 2008
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  20. doi Mapping local hippocampal changes in Alzheimer's disease and normal ageing with MRI at 3 Tesla
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF, The National Centre for Research and Care of Alzheimer s and Mental Diseases, Brescia, Italy
    Brain 131:3266-76. 2008
    ..Specific areas in the anterior and dorsal CA1 subfield involved in Alzheimer's disease were not in normal ageing. These patterns might relate to differential neural systems involved in Alzheimer's disease and ageing...
  21. ncbi Alzheimer's disease-associated disability: an ICF approach
    Rossella Muò
    Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca AFaR, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1405-13. 2005
    ..The aim of the study is to provide a description of dementia-associated disability in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients through the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  22. ncbi An integrated clinical approach to diffuse cystic lung diseases
    Sergio Harari
    Unità Operativa di Pneumologia, UTIR Servizio di Fisiopatologia Respiratoria e Laboratorio di Emodinamica Polmonare, Ospedale San Giuseppe, AFaR, Milano, Italy
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:S31-9. 2005
    ..This review underlines differences in epidemiology, pathogenesis and prognosis that could assist clinicians in making a differential diagnosis of these rare and severe pulmonary diseases...
  23. ncbi In vivo neuropathology of the hippocampal formation in AD: a radial mapping MR-based study
    G B Frisoni
    LENITEM Laboratory of Epidemiology Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio FBF, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Neuroimage 32:104-10. 2006
    ..This study supports the possibility of carrying out in vivo macroscopic neuropathology of the hippocampus with MR imaging in the neurodegenerative dementias...
  24. ncbi Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) increases serum Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in drug resistant depressed patients
    Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto
    Genetics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, via Pilastroni 4, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:620-4. 2006
    ..Although future researches are needed, the results herein presented show for the first time that ECT is associated with changes in serum BDNF and further support the possible involvement of BDNF in antidepressant therapies...
  25. ncbi Areas of intervention for genetic counselling of dementia: cross-cultural comparison between Italians and Americans
    Giuliano Binetti
    NeuroBioGen Lab Memory Clinic IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Patient Educ Couns 64:285-93. 2006
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  26. pmc Medial temporal atrophy but not memory deficit predicts progression to dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    C Geroldi
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio FBF The National Center for Research and Care of Alzheimer s Disease, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1219-22. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is clinically unhelpful, as many patients with MCI develop dementia but many do not...
  27. ncbi Validation study of the three-objects-three-places test: a screening test for Alzheimer's disease
    Annapaola Prestia
    Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca, Rome, Italy
    Exp Aging Res 32:395-410. 2006
    ..The test is a valid instrument for the screening of AD...
  28. ncbi Dementia: important advances in research in 2006
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Lancet Neurol 6:4-5. 2007
  29. ncbi Action and object naming in Parkinson's disease without dementia
    M Cotelli
    IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 14:632-7. 2007
    ..The current study supports the view that action naming is affected in patients with PD, possibly reflecting the presence of prefrontal dysfunction...
  30. doi A proposal for a model of informed consent for the collection, storage and use of biological materials for research purposes
    Corinna Porteri
    IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Patient Educ Couns 71:136-42. 2008
    ..To suggest a model of informed consent for the collection, storage and use of biological materials in local biobanks for health research purposes...
  31. ncbi Interactive neuroimaging
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    Lancet Neurol 7:204. 2008
  32. doi 5-HTTLPR and BDNF Val66Met polymorphisms and response to rTMS treatment in drug resistant depression
    Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto
    I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Via Piastroni 4, Brescia, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 437:130-4. 2008
    ..Further investigations in larger samples are needed to clarify the usefulness of 5-HTTLPR and BDNF Val66Met genotyping in the optimization of non-pharmacological treatments in mood disorders...
  33. ncbi Long-term effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma of 3.5 cm or less
    Andrea Salmi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Ospedale S Orsola Fatebenefratelli Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:191-6. 2008
    ..5cm in diameter) or multiple nodules (up to 3, sized less than 3cm) in respect of acceptability, applicability, primary ablation rate, local recurrence, complications, and long-term patients outcome...
  34. doi The patent foramen ovale-migraine connection: a new perspective to demonstrate a causal relation
    Gian Paolo Anzola
    Service of Neurology, S Orsola Hospital FBF, Via Vittorio Emanuele II 27, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:S15-8. 2008
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  35. pmc The pilot European Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative of the European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium
    Giovanni B Frisoni
    IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Alzheimers Dement 4:255-64. 2008
    ..A pilot study has been carried out in Europe to test the feasibility of the adoption of the ADNI platform (pilot E-ADNI)...
  36. doi Predictors of carotid clamping intolerance during endarterectomy that would be wise to apply to stenting procedures
    G P Anzola
    Heart and Brain Department, S Orsola Hospital FBF, Brescia, Italy
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:494-501. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to look for predictors of carotid clamping intolerance by means of transcranial Doppler...
  37. pmc Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma associated with chronic liver disease without cirrhosis
    Andrea Salmi
    Gastroenterology Unit AFAR, Ospedale S Orsola Fatebenefratelli Brescia Italy
    Int J Med Sci 5:327-32. 2008
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the leading causes of death for compensated chronic liver disease...
  38. doi Plasma cystatin C and risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in subjects with mild cognitive impairment
    Roberta Ghidoni
    Proteomics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio FBF, Brescia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 22:985-91. 2010
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