Marco Zucconi

Summary

Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint NREM parasomnias: arousal disorders and differentiation from nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    M Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127, Milano, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:S129-35. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force from the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Grou
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:175-83. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint EEG synchronisation during sleep-related epileptic seizures as a new tool to discriminate confusional arousals from paroxysmal arousals: preliminary findings
    M Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, I 20127 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:s199-204. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory monitoring by means of an unattended device in children with suspected uncomplicated obstructive sleep apnea: a validation study
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, and Statistic Unit, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Chest 124:602-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline is an effective single-drug treatment for restless legs syndrome: clinical and actigraphic evaluation
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Hospital, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 26:815-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical findings of restless legs syndrome
    Marco Zucconi
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20 127 Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:293-9. 2004
  7. pmc Time structure analysis of leg movements during sleep in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 30:1779-85. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint First night efficacy of pramipexole in restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 8:491-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary from the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine on the AASM manual for the scoring of sleep and associated events: for debate and discussion
    Liborio Parrino
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:799-808. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effects of acute dopamine-agonist treatment in restless legs syndrome on heart rate variability during sleep
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 12:47-55. 2011

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint NREM parasomnias: arousal disorders and differentiation from nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    M Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127, Milano, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:S129-35. 2000
    ..In any case the diagnosis of NFLE should be considered in children with nocturnal motor episodes or nocturnal motor agitation, when the attacks persist; this diagnosis is probably more frequent than expected...
  2. ncbi request reprint The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force from the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Grou
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:175-83. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint EEG synchronisation during sleep-related epileptic seizures as a new tool to discriminate confusional arousals from paroxysmal arousals: preliminary findings
    M Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, I 20127 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:s199-204. 2005
    ..This new approach might be useful to differentiate motor seizures, emerging from NREM sleep, from parasomnias (arousal disorders) when both ictal and interictal EEGs are uninformative...
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory monitoring by means of an unattended device in children with suspected uncomplicated obstructive sleep apnea: a validation study
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, and Statistic Unit, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Chest 124:602-7. 2003
    ..To compare an unattended device for cardiorespiratory monitoring (POLY-MESAM; MAP; Martinsried, Germany) [P-M] with classic nocturnal polysomnography (PSG) for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline is an effective single-drug treatment for restless legs syndrome: clinical and actigraphic evaluation
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Hospital, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 26:815-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and the safety of cabergoline, a dopamine-receptor agonist with a long half-life, in restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical findings of restless legs syndrome
    Marco Zucconi
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20 127 Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:293-9. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Time structure analysis of leg movements during sleep in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 30:1779-85. 2007
    ..To compare the time structure of leg movements (LM) during sleep of patients with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) with that of patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) or control subjects...
  8. ncbi request reprint First night efficacy of pramipexole in restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 8:491-7. 2007
    ..Restless legs syndrome (RLS) seems to improve immediately after a single dose of dopamine-agonists (DA). The aim of the present study was to investigate the acute effects of a low standard dose of pramipexole in RLS drug-naïve patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary from the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine on the AASM manual for the scoring of sleep and associated events: for debate and discussion
    Liborio Parrino
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:799-808. 2009
    ..Since the new AASM manual is an iterative process, proposals for discussion and re-examination of the agreed criteria with other national and international organizations are encouraged...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of acute dopamine-agonist treatment in restless legs syndrome on heart rate variability during sleep
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 12:47-55. 2011
    ..To compare heart rate variability (HRV) changes in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and in healthy subjects, and to evaluate HRV before and after treatment with pramipexole in RLS patients...
  11. pmc Defining the boundaries of the response of sleep leg movements to a single dose of dopamine agonist
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 31:1229-37. 2008
    ..To define which leg movements (LM) associated with restless legs syndrome (RLS) respond to dopamine-agonist treatment and verify if they fall within current diagnostic criteria for periodic LM during sleep (PLMS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetics in restless legs syndrome
    Luigi Ferini-Strambi
    Sleep Disorders Center, University Vita Salute San Raffaele and Human Molecular Genetics Unit, Dibit San Raffaele Hospital, Via Stamina d Ancona 20, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:301-4. 2004
    ..However, the efforts toward the identification of RLS genes must continue in order to obtain a better characterization of the syndrome and to identify new therapeutic strategies...
  13. doi request reprint Measuring the error in sleep estimation in normal subjects and in patients with insomnia
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    J Sleep Res 19:478-86. 2010
    ..The MI gives a reliable and immediate description of sleep misperception in healthy and insomnia subjects. Its application supports the existence of the high misperception of insomnia as a separate pathological entity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Topiramate treatment for nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    Alessandro Oldani
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, HSR Turro and Università Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Seizure 15:649-52. 2006
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of the antiepileptic drug topiramate (TPM) in a sample of patients with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE)...
  15. pmc Longitudinal study of cognitive function in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Maria Livia Fantini
    Sleep Disorders Center, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 34:619-25. 2011
    ..To assess the longitudinal course of cognitive functions in a cohort of patients with idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (iRBD)...
  16. doi request reprint Association between bruxism and nocturnal groaning
    Mauro Manconi
    Center of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute of San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Mov Disord 23:737-9. 2008
    ..The hypothesis of a common trigger mechanism for NG and bruxism, through an arousal-induced activation, is discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Pramipexole versus ropinirole: polysomnographic acute effects in restless legs syndrome
    Mauro Manconi
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Mov Disord 26:892-5. 2011
    ..Pramipexole and ropinirole have become the first-line treatment for restless legs syndrome. The aim of this study was to perform the first direct comparison between these two molecules in restless legs syndrome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials in idiopathic rapid eye movements sleep behaviour disorder
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:669-75. 2007
    ..To assess psychophysiological parameters in idiopathic rapid eye movements sleep behaviour disorder (RBD), in order to identify possible markers for pre or sub-clinical cognitive abnormalities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Autosomal dominant restless legs syndrome maps on chromosome 14q
    Maria Teresa Bonati
    Human Molecular Genetics Unit, Department of Neuroscience, DIBIT San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Brain 126:1485-92. 2003
    ..The complementary clinical and genetic studies on multiplex families are likely to be of the utmost importance in unfolding the complete expressivity of RLS phenotype spectrum...
  20. doi request reprint The behavioural features of fatal familial insomnia: A new Italian case with pathological verification
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:581-5. 2009
    ..We report a new, pathologically verified Italian case of fatal familial insomnia, whose clinical presentation was characterised by complex behavioural disturbances, suggesting wakefulness/NREM/REM combinations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Autonomic symptoms in idiopathic REM behavior disorder: a multicentre case-control study
    Luigi Ferini-Strambi
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Sleep Disorders Center, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol 261:1112-8. 2014
    ..Our findings underline the importance of collecting data on autonomic symptoms in iRBD. These data may be used in prospective studies for evaluating the risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of habitual snoring and sleep-disordered breathing in preschool-aged children in an Italian community
    Vincenza Castronovo
    Sleep Disorders Center, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr 142:377-82. 2003
    ..To measure the prevalence of habitual snoring and sleep-disordered breathing in preschool-aged children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Case of symptomatic propriospinal myoclonus evolving toward acute "myoclonic status"
    Mauro Manconi
    Department of Neurology, Vita Salute University, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Raffaele Turro, Milan, Italy
    Mov Disord 20:1646-50. 2005
    ..It is necessary to consider this severe progression and support it with prompt emergency maneuvers and adequate pharmacotherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and medication in REM sleep behavior disorder: a multicenter case-control study
    Birgit Frauscher
    From the Department of Neurology B F, D G, T M, B H, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria Danish Center for Sleep Medicine P J, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Neurology Y E S J, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Department of Neurology R B P, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Canada Unité des Pathologies du Sommeil I A, S L S, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, APHP, and Inserm U975 CRICM Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris Sleep Unit V C D C, Y D, Department of Neurology, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier, Inserm U1061, Montpellier, France Sleep Disorders Center M L F, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy UFR Medecine M L F, EA 7280, University Clermont 1, France Sleep Disorders Center L F S, M Z, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy Neurology Service A I, J S, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
    Neurology 82:1076-9. 2014
    ..This controlled study investigated associations between comorbidity and medication in patients with polysomnographically confirmed idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), using a large multicenter clinic-based cohort...
  25. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted detection of nocturnal leg motor activity in patients with restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 28:998-1004. 2005
    ..To assess the performance of a new method for automatic detection of periodic leg movements during sleep...
  26. ncbi request reprint New approaches to the study of periodic leg movements during sleep in restless legs syndrome
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:759-69. 2006
    ..To describe a new approach for the analysis of quantity, type, and periodicity of the leg motor activity during sleep in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic leg movements (PLM)...
  27. doi request reprint A quantitative statistical analysis of the submentalis muscle EMG amplitude during sleep in normal controls and patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 17:89-100. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Heart rate and spectral EEG changes accompanying periodic and non-periodic leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:438-48. 2007
    ..To evaluate the changes in heart rate (HR) and EEG spectra accompanying periodic (PLM) and non-periodic leg movements (NPLM) during sleep in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Different periodicity and time structure of leg movements during sleep in narcolepsy/cataplexy and restless legs syndrome
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:1587-94. 2006
    ..To analyze periodic leg movements (PLM) during sleep in patients with narcolepsy and compare the results with those obtained in normal controls and subjects with restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  30. pmc Heart rate and spectral EEG changes accompanying periodic and isolated leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 31:16-7; discussion 18-9. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint RLS, PLM, and their differential diagnosis--a video guide
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 22:S414-9. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint State of the art in restless legs syndrome therapy: practice recommendations for treating restless legs syndrome
    Wolfgang H Oertel
    Department of Neurology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:S466-75. 2007
    ..Opioids and anticonvulsants such as gabapentine are second-line options in individual patients. Iron substitution is justified in people with iron deficiency related RLS (ferritin concentration lower than 50 microg/L)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mutational analysis of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor beta2 subunit gene (CHRNB2) in a representative cohort of Italian probands affected by autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    Stefano Duga
    Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences, University of Milan, Via Viotti, 3 5 20133 Milan, Italy
    Epilepsia 43:362-4. 2002
    ..In none of the patients were mutations in the analyzed region of CHRNB2 found. These data, obtained in the largest ADNFLE cohort so far analyzed, demonstrate the rarity of the identified CHRNB2 mutations in ADNFLE patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of linkage of nine neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes expressed in brain in autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy in four unrelated families
    Maria Teresa Bonati
    Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences, University of Milan, via Viotti 3 5, 20133 Milan, Italy
    J Neurol 249:967-74. 2002
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that genes different from those coding for alpha2-7 and beta2-4 neuronal nAChR subunits could be responsible for ADNFLE...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials in restless legs syndrome--recommendations of the European RLS Study Group (EURLSSG)
    Claudia Trenkwalder
    Paracelsus Elena Hospital, Center of Parkinsonism and Movement Disorders, Klinikstr 16, 34128 Kassel, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:S495-504. 2007
    ..The aim of these recommendations is to support research groups or pharmaceutical companies in the design of optimized study protocols...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessment of restless legs syndrome--methodological approaches for use in practice and clinical trials
    Ralf Kohnen
    IMEREM Institute for Medical Research Management, Biometrics Ltd, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:S485-94. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Two new putative susceptibility loci for ADNFLE
    Romina Combi
    Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences, University of Milano, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 67:257-63. 2005
    ..In particular, we propose and discuss the hypothesis of a digenic transmission of the disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Genetics of restless legs syndrome (RLS): State-of-the-art and future directions
    Juliane Winkelmann
    Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:S449-58. 2007
    ..One important prerequisite for future successful genetic studies in RLS is the availability of large and thoroughly phenotyped patients and family samples for linkage as well as association studies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Family-based association study of the restless legs syndrome loci 2 and 3 in a European population
    David Kemlink
    Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:207-12. 2007
    ..0077, respectively). These results represent the first confirmation of these loci in a mixed European population. Variable results observed in families of different ethnic groups further corroborate the genetic complexity of RLS...