L Rozzini

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of SSRIs on cognition of Alzheimer's disease patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy Email
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:114-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Amyloid precursor protein in platelets of patients with Alzheimer disease: effect of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor treatment
    B Borroni
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 58:442-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A case report: doctor, my daughter has Alzheimer's disease
    Luca Rozzini
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:283-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired financial abilities in mild cognitive impairment: a direct assessment approach
    Luca Rozzini
    Neurology 60:2021; author reply 2021. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild parkinsonian signs and psycho-behavioral symptoms in subjects with mild cognitive impairment
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:86-95. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The impact of cognitive deficit on self-reported car crashes in ultra-octogenarian population: data of an Italian population-based study
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:562-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in patients with mild cognitive impairment treated with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:356-60. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and psychopathologic response to rivastigmine in dementia with Lewy bodies compared to Alzheimer's disease: a case control study
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:42-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Conversion of amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment to dementia of Alzheimer type is independent to memory deterioration
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1217-22. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and depressive symptoms in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:220-3. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of SSRIs on cognition of Alzheimer's disease patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy Email
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:114-9. 2010
    ..This study examines the joint effect on cognition of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and cholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs) in depressed patients affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD) living at home...
  2. ncbi request reprint Amyloid precursor protein in platelets of patients with Alzheimer disease: effect of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor treatment
    B Borroni
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 58:442-6. 2001
    ..09). CONCLUSIONS: Administration of AChE inhibitors increases the ratio of APP forms in platelets of patients with AD, suggesting a potential effect of AChE inhibitors on APP trafficking or processing in a peripheral cell...
  3. ncbi request reprint A case report: doctor, my daughter has Alzheimer's disease
    Luca Rozzini
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:283-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired financial abilities in mild cognitive impairment: a direct assessment approach
    Luca Rozzini
    Neurology 60:2021; author reply 2021. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Mild parkinsonian signs and psycho-behavioral symptoms in subjects with mild cognitive impairment
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:86-95. 2008
    ..We aimed to elucidate further the relationship between MCI and EPS, analyzing the correlation between the severity of EPS and cognitive functions, and the presence of EPS and neuro-psychiatric features...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of cognitive deficit on self-reported car crashes in ultra-octogenarian population: data of an Italian population-based study
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:562-6. 2013
    ..To examine the usefulness of specific neurocognitive tests for predicting the crash involvement in ultra-octogenarian population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in patients with mild cognitive impairment treated with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:356-60. 2007
    ..The high rate of conversion from MCI to AD makes early treatment an important clinical issue. Recent evidence suggests that cognitive training intervention may reduce the rate of progression to AD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and psychopathologic response to rivastigmine in dementia with Lewy bodies compared to Alzheimer's disease: a case control study
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:42-7. 2007
    ..These findings support the view that ChEIs should be considered a first-line treatment of the cognitive and psycho-behavioral symptoms of both AD and DLB...
  9. ncbi request reprint Conversion of amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment to dementia of Alzheimer type is independent to memory deterioration
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1217-22. 2007
    ..To plan the care of patients with MCI, it is important to predict as accurately as possible potential risk factors modulating the conversion to AD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and depressive symptoms in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:220-3. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of 16 weeks treatment with AChEis on depressive symptoms in a selected sample of AD patients in routine clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms in amnestic and nonamnestic mild cognitive impairment
    L Rozzini
    Neurological Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:32-6. 2008
    ..The information regarding neuropsychiatric symptoms in the subtypes of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is inadequate...
  12. doi request reprint Anxiety symptoms in mild cognitive impairment
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:300-5. 2009
    ..In particular the diagnosis of anxiety is more difficult in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) since the current definition of MCI does not mention neuropsychiatric symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint The importance of Alzheimer disease assessment scale-cognitive part in predicting progress for amnestic mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, Geriatric Research Group, University of Brescia, via Romanino 1, Brescia, Italy
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:261-7. 2008
    ..Progressors aMCI were characterized at baseline by a greater cognitive impairment. ADAS-Cog subscale is a useful and brief cognitive assessment tool to screen aMCI participants converting to AD within 1 year...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin level interferes with the effect of donepezil in Alzheimer's disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:509-12. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy on cognition of donepezil, a cholinesterase inhibitor, in a sample of mild to moderate AD patients with various serum albumin levels, a condition modifying drug distribution...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in characteristics of Alzheimer patients at first visit to centers for dementia: a 10-year follow-up study
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:159-61. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of institutionalization in demented patients discharged from a rehabilitation unit
    Luca Rozzini
    Geriatric Research Group, Brescia, Italy
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:345-9. 2006
    ..However, only a few studies comprehensively investigated how both a caregiver's and a patient's characteristics influence nursing home placement...
  17. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors modulate the rate of progression of amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:550-5. 2006
    ..To date, efforts to differentiate those who will progress to dementia from those who will not have proved inconclusive, and while grades of risk have been identified, their generalizability is not clear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of cholinesterase inhibitors appear greater in patients on established antihypertensive therapy
    Luca Rozzini
    Department of Neurology and University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:547-51. 2005
    ..Studies show that blood pressure lowering therapy might protect against cognitive deterioration and that antihypertensive treatment reduce the incidence of dementia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Peripheral oedema related to quetiapine therapy : a case report
    Luca Rozzini
    Geriatric Research Group, Brescia, ItalyDepartment of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 22:183-4. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Volume reduction in cerebral blood flow in patients with Alzheimer's disease: a sonographic study
    N Maalikjy Akkawi
    Department of Neurology, Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:163-9. 2003
    ..The ability of ultrasonography to characterize flow decreases makes such a technique an attractive tool for the study of AD, for the evaluation of pharmacological therapies and, possibly, for early diagnosis...
  21. doi request reprint Differential impact of apathy and depression in the development of dementia in mild cognitive impairment patients
    Barbara Vicini Chilovi
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:390-8. 2009
    ..Neuropsychiatric symptoms may accompany mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and assist in identifying incipient dementia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of apathy and depression in the conversion to dementia among MCI subjects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validity of direct assessment of functional status as a tool for measuring Alzheimer's disease severity
    O Zanetti
    Alzheimer Unit, IRCCS, S Giovanni di Dio, S Cuore Fatebenefratelli Institute, via Pilastroni 4, 25123, Brescia, Italy
    Age Ageing 27:615-22. 1998
    ..to assess the validity of the Direct Assessment of Functional Status (DAFS) performance-based functional scale for the staging of dementia severity by comparing it with established clinical, functional and cognitive scales...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Italian version of the pain assessment in advanced dementia (PAINAD) scale
    D Costardi
    Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, Richiedei Medical Center, Via Sgrazzutti 1, I 25036 Palazzolo s O, and Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:175-80. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of the PAINAD in the Italian version as a reliable tool for measuring pain in demented people...
  24. ncbi request reprint Platelet amyloid precursor protein abnormalities in mild cognitive impairment predict conversion to dementia of Alzheimer type: a 2-year follow-up study
    Barbara Borroni
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 60:1740-4. 2003
    ..Alteration of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) forms ratio has been described in the platelets of patients with dementia of Alzheimer type (DAT) and in a subset of subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transient global amnesia: a clinical and sonographic study
    N Maalikjy Akkawi
    Department of Neurology, Civil Hospital of Brescia, I 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Eur Neurol 49:67-71. 2003
    ..The aetiology of transient global amnesia (TGA) is still unknown. The aim of this study was to identify potential risk factors for TGA, vascular risk factors, the role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and of retrograde jugular venous flow...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parkinsonian signs in subjects with mild cognitive impairment
    Barbara Vicini Chilovi
    Neurology 67:182-3; author reply 182-3. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Results of a multi-level therapeutic approach for Alzheimer's disease subjects in the "real world" (CRONOS project): a 36-week follow-up study
    Giuseppe Bellelli
    Rehabilitation Unit, Ancelle della Carita Hospital, 26100 Cremona, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:54-61. 2005
    ..In this paper we present the results of this approach in a large population of AD subjects followed for 36 weeks by 14 AEUs in Eastern Lombardy, Italy...
  28. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medications influence the rate of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Arch Neurol 65:993-4; author reply 994-5. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Depression is unrelated to conversion to dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    Luca Rozzini
    Arch Neurol 62:505; author reply 505-6. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Severe worsening of parkinsonism in Lewy body dementia due to donepezil
    Luca Rozzini
    Neurology 63:1543-4; author reply 1543-4. 2004
  31. doi request reprint Re: Predictors of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer disease
    Luca Rozzini
    Neurology 70:735; author reply 735-6. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Microvascular damage and platelet abnormalities in early Alzheimer's disease
    Barbara Borroni
    Clinica Neurologica, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Piazza Ospedale 1, Brescia 25125, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 203:189-93. 2002
    ..These findings strongly indicate that platelet dysfunction and microvasculature deficiencies occur rather early during the course of AD, thus suggesting a further link between AD-related processes and vascular disorders...