A Gambardella

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Affiliation: National Research Council
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Monotherapy for partial epilepsy: focus on levetiracetam
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia Catanzaro, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:33-8. 2008
  2. ncbi Limited chronic focal encephalitis: another variant of Rasmussen syndrome?
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro Viale Europa, località Germaneto, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 70:374-7. 2008
  3. doi Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsies: clinical and genetic features
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:55-7. 2009
  4. doi Clinical spectrum of SCN1A mutations
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:20-3. 2009
  5. ncbi Familial temporal lobe epilepsy autosomal dominant inheritance in a large pedigree from southern Italy
    A Gambardella
    Cattedra ed U O di Neurologia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia di Catanzaro, Policlinico Mater Domini, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 38:127-32. 2000
  6. ncbi GABA(B) receptor 1 polymorphism (G1465A) is associated with temporal lobe epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 60:560-3. 2003
  7. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and the risk of nonlesional temporal lobe epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine of Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 40:1804-7. 1999
  8. ncbi Juvenile Huntington's disease presenting as progressive myoclonic epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 57:708-11. 2001
  9. ncbi The fragile X premutation presenting as postprandial hypotension
    P Pugliese
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 63:2188-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Silent celiac disease in patients with childhood localization-related epilepsies
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 42:1153-5. 2001

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  1. pmc Monotherapy for partial epilepsy: focus on levetiracetam
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia Catanzaro, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:33-8. 2008
    ..The combination of effective antiepileptic properties with a relatively mild adverse effect profile makes LEV an attractive therapy for partial seizures...
  2. ncbi Limited chronic focal encephalitis: another variant of Rasmussen syndrome?
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro Viale Europa, località Germaneto, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 70:374-7. 2008
    ..To describe a more limited and less malignant form of Rasmussen encephalitis (RE)...
  3. doi Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsies: clinical and genetic features
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:55-7. 2009
    ..The genetics of these conditions is largely unknown and the hope for the future is that the identification of FMTLE genes will lead to more appropriate approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of TLE...
  4. doi Clinical spectrum of SCN1A mutations
    Antonio Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:20-3. 2009
    ..Functional studies so far show no consistent relationship between changes to channel properties and clinical phenotype...
  5. ncbi Familial temporal lobe epilepsy autosomal dominant inheritance in a large pedigree from southern Italy
    A Gambardella
    Cattedra ed U O di Neurologia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia di Catanzaro, Policlinico Mater Domini, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 38:127-32. 2000
    ..Interictal anteromesiotemporal spiking was seen in 5/7 patients, and occurred mostly during NREM sleep. Neurological examination, brain CT or MR scans were normal. Antiepileptic medication always controlled the seizures...
  6. ncbi GABA(B) receptor 1 polymorphism (G1465A) is associated with temporal lobe epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 60:560-3. 2003
    ..Dysfunction of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) (B) receptors has been implicated in the pathogenesis of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
  7. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and the risk of nonlesional temporal lobe epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine of Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 40:1804-7. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi Juvenile Huntington's disease presenting as progressive myoclonic epilepsy
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 57:708-11. 2001
    ..This diagnosis should be considered in addition to other causes in patients with PME. Moreover, the current case further supports the notion that HD should be considered even when a family history is not obvious...
  9. ncbi The fragile X premutation presenting as postprandial hypotension
    P Pugliese
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 63:2188-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Silent celiac disease in patients with childhood localization-related epilepsies
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsia 42:1153-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our study indicates that CD screening should be performed routinely only in patients with CPEO...
  11. doi Temporal lobe abnormalities on brain MRI in healthy volunteers: a prospective case-control study
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 74:553-7. 2010
    ..To prospectively assess the frequency of mesiotemporal abnormalities seen on brain MRI in healthy subjects in comparison with patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
  12. ncbi Brachial amyotrophic diplegia associated with a novel SOD1 mutation (L106P)
    P Valentino
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 64:1477-8. 2005
  13. ncbi Usefulness of latero-orbital electrodes in detecting interictal epileptiform activity--a study of 60 patients with complex partial seizures
    A Gambardella
    Institute of Neurology School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 107:174-6. 1998
    ..The use of latero-orbital (Lo) electrodes is a routine practice in any EEG laboratory to evaluate eye motion, but there are no data about their usefulness in revealing interictal epileptiform abnormalities...
  14. ncbi Cerebral venous thrombosis and isolated intracranial hypertension without papilledema in CDH
    A Quattrone
    Institutes of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 57:31-6. 2001
    ..There is evidence that patients with chronic daily headache (CDH) may have isolated intracranial hypertension without papilledema (IHWOP). Recent studies have emphasized that isolated IH may be due to cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT)...
  15. ncbi A hypofibrinolytic state in overweight patients with cerebral venous thrombosis and isolated intracranial hypertension
    A Quattrone
    Cattedra ed U O di Neurologia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Neurol 246:1086-9. 1999
    ..In conclusion, the present study provides solid evidence that impaired fibrinolysis probably related to overweight, acting in concert with other prothrombotic abnormalities, is involved in the pathogenesis of CVT presenting as iIH...
  16. doi Hippocampal and thalamic atrophy in mild temporal lobe epilepsy: a VBM study
    A Labate
    Cattedra ed UO di Neurologia, Universita degli Studi Magna Graecia, Campus Universitario Germaneto, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 71:1094-101. 2008
    ..To better define the anatomic substrates associated with TLE, we applied voxel-based morphometry (VBM) analysis to patients with mild TLE...
  17. ncbi Interhemispheric threshold differences in idiopathic generalized epilepsies with versive or circling seizures determined with focal magnetic transcranial stimulation
    U Aguglia
    Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico Materdomini, Universita degli Studi di Catanzaro, Via T Campanella, 88100, Catanzaro, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 40:1-6. 2000
    ..An interhemispheric imbalance of cortical excitability may explain lateralized ictal motor manifestations in patients with IGEvc...
  18. doi Advanced MRI morphologic study shows no atrophy in healthy individuals with hippocampal hyperintensity
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Græcia, Catanzaro, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:1585-8. 2013
    ..We clearly showed that Hh is not associated with any occult brain atrophy; furthermore, none of the healthy subjects with MR imaging evidence of Hh developed epilepsy or trouble with cognition...
  19. doi Hippocampal sclerosis worsens autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (ADNFLE) phenotype related to CHRNB2 mutation
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 20:591-3. 2013
    ....
  20. ncbi Genetic association of alpha2-macroglobulin polymorphisms with AD in southern Italy
    M Zappia
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 59:756-8. 2002
    ..Moreover, subjects carrying the A2M genotype I/I-Val/Val had a threefold increase of risk for AD. These data support a population-based susceptibility for AD linked to A2M polymorphisms...
  21. ncbi MRI evidence of mesial temporal sclerosis in sporadic "benign" temporal lobe epilepsy
    A Labate
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 66:562-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether there is MRI-detectable mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) in patients with sporadic benign temporal lobe epilepsy (BTLE)...
  22. doi Usefulness of rectal biopsy for the diagnosis of Kufs disease: a controlled study and review of the literature
    E Ferlazzo
    Institute of Neurology, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 19:1331-6. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we reviewed literature data concerning the value of such a diagnostic procedure in the diagnosis of KD...
  23. ncbi Sleep-induced masticatory myoclonus: a rare parasomnia associated with insomnia
    U Aguglia
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Reggio Cal, Catanzaro, Italy
    Sleep 14:80-2. 1991
    ..A purposive interdental plate was placed to prevent jaw closings during sleep: masticatory myoclonus still persisted, but it did not provoke arousals; insomnia disappeared and night hypnograms improved...
  24. ncbi Anti-GM1 ganglioside antibodies in Parkinson's disease
    M Zappia
    Institute of Neurology, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:54-7. 2002
    ..To determine whether anti-GM1 antibodies are increased in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  25. ncbi A novel mutation in the Notch3 gene in an Italian family with cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy: genetic and magnetic resonance spectroscopic findings
    R L Oliveri
    Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Arch Neurol 58:1418-22. 2001
    ..Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a hereditary syndrome caused by mutations of the Notch3 gene, usually localized to exons 3 and 4...
  26. ncbi The parkin gene is not involved in late-onset Parkinson's disease
    R L Oliveri
    Institute of Neurology, University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Neurology 57:359-62. 2001
    ..Moreover, no differences were found between patients and 100 age-matched normal controls in the allele and genotype frequencies of four exonic parkin polymorphisms...
  27. ncbi Health-related quality of life in epilepsy: findings obtained with a new Italian instrument
    Ada Piazzini
    Epilepsy Center, St Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 13:119-26. 2008
    ..We believe that a new specific questionnaire for the evaluation of HRQOL in Italy can contribute much to the understanding of the influence of epilepsy on patients' lives...
  28. ncbi Comparison of the safety and efficacy of paclitaxel plus gemcitabine combination in young and elderly patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. A retrospective analysis of the Southern Italy Cooperative Oncology Group trials
    Pasquale Comella
    Division of Medical Oncology A, Department of Medical Oncology, National Tumor Institute, Via M Semmola, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 65:164-71. 2008
    ..In conclusion, paclitaxel plus gemcitabine were similarly tolerated and active in younger and elderly patients. This regimen should be considered an option for the management of fit elderly patients...
  29. ncbi Mutations and polymorphisms of the CLCN2 gene in idiopathic epilepsy
    D D'Agostino
    Department of Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute
    Neurology 63:1500-2. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that CLCN2 mutations may be a rare cause of familial epilepsy. Further studies are needed to test if polymorphisms in this gene are associated with epilepsy...
  30. ncbi Clinical and genetic study of a large Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2A family from southern Italy
    M Muglia
    Institute of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone-Cosenza, Italy
    Neurology 56:100-3. 2001
    ..Significant linkage to the CMT2A locus on chromosome 1p35-p36 was detected. Based on informative recombination in affected individuals, the authors mapped the CMT2A gene between D1S160 and D1S170...
  31. ncbi Gene conversion events in adult-onset spinal muscular atrophy
    R Mazzei
    Institutes of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, Cosenza, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 109:151-4. 2004
    ..To investigate the possible occurrence of a conversion event in three patients with adult-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type IV, which represents the mildest form within the spectrum of the SMA phenotype...