R Ferri

Summary

Affiliation: Sleep Research Centre
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep breathing and periodic leg movement pattern in Angelman Syndrome: a polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2685-92. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The timing between REM sleep behavior disorder and Parkinson's disease
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Breath 18:319-23. 2014
  3. doi request reprint An observational clinical and video-polysomnographic study of the effects of clonazepam in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, IRCCS, Troina
    Sleep Med 14:24-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of long-term use of clonazepam on nonrapid eye movement sleep patterns in rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:399-406. 2013
  5. pmc Night-to-night variability of automatic quantitative parameters of the chin EMG amplitude (Atonia Index) in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:253-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Time structure of leg movement activity during sleep in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and effects of levodopa
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:359-66. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Night-to-night variability of periodic leg movements during sleep in restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder: comparison between the periodicity index and the PLMS index
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:293-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A preliminary quantitative analysis of REM sleep chin EMG in Parkinson's disease with or without REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:707-13. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A quantitative analysis of the submentalis muscle electromyographic amplitude during rapid eye movement sleep across the lifespan
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 21:257-63. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Leg movements during wakefulness in restless legs syndrome: time structure and relationships with periodic leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:529-35. 2012

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Publications116 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep breathing and periodic leg movement pattern in Angelman Syndrome: a polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2685-92. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sleep breathing patterns and to detect the eventual presence of periodic leg movements (PLMs) in patients affected by Angelman syndrome (AS)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The timing between REM sleep behavior disorder and Parkinson's disease
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Breath 18:319-23. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An observational clinical and video-polysomnographic study of the effects of clonazepam in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, IRCCS, Troina
    Sleep Med 14:24-9. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of long-term use of clonazepam on nonrapid eye movement sleep patterns in rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:399-406. 2013
    ..We compare drug-free iRBD patients to both normal controls and drug-free patients with narcolepsy/RBD and evaluate the changes following the long-term use of bedtime clonazepam...
  5. pmc Night-to-night variability of automatic quantitative parameters of the chin EMG amplitude (Atonia Index) in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:253-8. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Time structure of leg movement activity during sleep in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and effects of levodopa
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:359-66. 2013
    ..To evaluate the leg movement (LM) time structure (periodicity and night distribution) during sleep in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their eventual changes after treatment with levodopa (L-DOPA)...
  7. doi request reprint Night-to-night variability of periodic leg movements during sleep in restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder: comparison between the periodicity index and the PLMS index
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 14:293-6. 2013
    ..It is currently not known if this is also the case for the degree of periodicity of leg movements, quantified by the Periodicity index...
  8. doi request reprint A preliminary quantitative analysis of REM sleep chin EMG in Parkinson's disease with or without REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:707-13. 2012
    ..To compare REM sleep chin EMG quantitative features between Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with or without REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)...
  9. doi request reprint A quantitative analysis of the submentalis muscle electromyographic amplitude during rapid eye movement sleep across the lifespan
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 21:257-63. 2012
    ..Different mechanisms might subserve these two phenomena and their differential developmental dynamics...
  10. doi request reprint Leg movements during wakefulness in restless legs syndrome: time structure and relationships with periodic leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:529-35. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the correlations/differences of time-structure and response to a dopamine-agonist between PLMW and PLMS in patients with RLS...
  11. doi request reprint The time structure of leg movement activity during sleep: the theory behind the practice
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 13:433-41. 2012
    ..The same parameters also allow a more detailed analysis of several aspects of RLS and PLMS that were impossible to perform before on the basis of the simple PLMS index alone...
  12. doi request reprint A new quantitative automatic method for the measurement of non-rapid eye movement sleep electroencephalographic amplitude variability
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 21:212-20. 2012
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  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Topographic mapping of the spectral components of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 6:29-36. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in periodic leg movements during sleep in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:790-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and statistically describe the age-related changes in leg movements (LMs) during sleep in a large group of subjects with restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  16. 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
  17. doi request reprint The slow-wave components of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) have a role in sleep-related learning processes
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, Troina, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 432:228-31. 2008
    ..These results confirm our hypothesis that CAP slow components are modified by a learning task during the day preceding sleep and support the idea that these components may play a role in sleep-related cognitive processes...
  18. 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of sleep cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) scoring and validation of a new computer-assisted CAP scoring method
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:696-707. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint A single question for the rapid screening of restless legs syndrome in the neurological clinical practice
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 14:1016-21. 2007
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  21. 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)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Two legs, one heart, one sleeping brain
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Research Centre, I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:299-300. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the EEG slow-wave synchronization during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Sleep Research Centre, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2783-95. 2005
    ..To study the dynamics of spatial synchronization of the slow-wave activity recorded from different scalp electrodes during sleep in healthy normal controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint NREM sleep alterations in narcolepsy/cataplexy
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology IC, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Enna, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2675-84. 2005
    ..NREM sleep patterns of narcoleptic patients with cataplexy were studied, focusing on their sleep 'microstructure', by analyzing the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)...
  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 Regional scalp EEG slow-wave synchronization during sleep cyclic alternating pattern A1 subtypes
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 404:352-7. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Agrypnia excitata in a patient with progeroid short stature and pigmented Nevi (Mulvihill-Smith syndrome)
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 14:463-70. 2005
    ..The inclusion of a detailed study on the sleep characteristics of eventual additional patients will certainly help our understanding of this rare condition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Small-world network organization of functional connectivity of EEG slow-wave activity during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:449-56. 2007
    ..To analyze the functional connectivity patterns of the EEG slow-wave activity during the different sleep stages and Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) conditions, using concepts derived from Graph Theory...
  29. ncbi request reprint All-night EEG power spectral analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern components in young adult subjects
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology IC, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2429-40. 2005
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  30. 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)...
  31. doi request reprint The functional connectivity of different EEG bands moves towards small-world network organization during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2026-36. 2008
    ..To analyze the functional connectivity patterns of the different EEG bands during wakefulness and sleep (different sleep stages and cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) conditions), using concepts derived from Graph Theory...
  32. pmc Searching for a marker of REM sleep behavior disorder: submentalis muscle EMG amplitude analysis during sleep in patients with narcolepsy/cataplexy
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology IC, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 31:1409-17. 2008
    ..To evaluate the amplitude of submentalis muscle EMG activity during sleep in patients with narcolepsy/cataplexy with or without REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability and apnea during sleep in Down's syndrome
    R Ferri
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 7:282-7. 1998
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  34. ncbi request reprint Correlation dimension of EEG slow-wave activity during sleep in narcoleptic patients under bed rest conditions
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute, Troina, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 34:37-43. 1999
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  35. ncbi request reprint Cyclic alternating pattern and spectral analysis of heart rate variability during normal sleep
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 9:13-8. 2000
    ..Our results demonstrate that the physiological fluctuations of arousal during sleep described as CAP are accompanied by subtle, but significant, changes in balance between the sympathetic and vagal components of the autonomic system...
  36. ncbi request reprint The time course of high-frequency bands (15-45 Hz) in all-night spectral analysis of sleep EEG
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1258-65. 2000
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  37. ncbi request reprint Different EEG frequency band synchronization during nocturnal frontal lobe seizures
    Raffaele Ferri
    Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Sleep Research Center, Department of Neurology, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1202-11. 2004
    ..In this article we describe the course of synchronization between different EEG channels during nocturnal seizures in one patient with nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE)...
  38. ncbi request reprint The time structure of the cyclic alternating pattern during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:693-9. 2006
    ..To analyze the intervals between A phases of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) and to describe their time structure. This might represent an additional aspect to be studied in sleep pathologies that are accompanied by CAP changes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Somatosensory evoked potentials in patients affected by unilateral cerebrovascular lesions with onset during the perinatal period or adulthood
    R Ferri
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    J Child Neurol 16:541-7. 2001
    ..Our findings show a new type of "giant" somatosensory evoked potentials in some children affected by unilateral cerebrovascular lesion with perinatal onset...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Delta, Sigma, Beta, and Gamma EEG bands at REM sleep onset and REM sleep end
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:2046-52. 2001
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  41. ncbi request reprint Non-linear EEG analysis in children with epilepsy and electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep (ESES)
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:2274-80. 2001
    ..The objective of this work was to study the non-linear aspects of electroencephalography (EEG) in children with epilepsy and electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep (ESES)...
  42. doi request reprint Periodic leg movements during sleep and periodic limb movement disorder in patients presenting with unexplained insomnia
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:257-63. 2009
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  43. pmc The effects of experimental sleep fragmentation on cognitive processing
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:378-85. 2010
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  44. pmc Acute dopamine-agonist treatment in restless legs syndrome: effects on sleep architecture and NREM sleep instability
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 33:793-800. 2010
    ..To analyze cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in restless legs syndrome (RLS) and the eventual changes induced by the acute administration of pramipexole...
  45. doi request reprint Improved computation of the atonia index in normal controls and patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:947-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a simple method of noise reduction before the calculation of the REM sleep atonia index (AI) on a large number of recordings from different normal controls and patient groups...
  46. ncbi request reprint The mismatch negativity and the P3a components of the auditory event-related potentials in autistic low-functioning subjects
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1671-80. 2003
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  47. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability during sleep in children with partial epilepsy
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 11:153-60. 2002
    ..This finding might represent an important factor contributing to the complex mechanism of SUDEP which takes place most often during sleep and supports the need of studying HRV specifically during this state in subjects with seizures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Non-linear EEG measures during sleep: effects of the different sleep stages and cyclic alternating pattern
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 43:273-86. 2002
    ..Our results clearly show that detectable non-linearity in the EEG is closely related to the occurrence of the phase A of CAP...
  49. ncbi request reprint Correlation dimension of EEG slow-wave activity during sleep in children and young adults
    R Ferri
    Sleep Research Center, Oasi Institute, Troina, Italy
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 106:424-8. 1998
    ..5 and 4.5, it did not show significant changes across consecutive nights in the same subject and did not seem to change significantly with age in children and young adults...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sleep in subjects with autistic disorder: a neurophysiological and psychological study
    M Elia
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Brain Dev 22:88-92. 2000
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  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison between the results of an automatic and a visual scoring of sleep EEG recordings
    R Ferri
    Oasi Institute for Research and Prevention of Mental Retardation, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 12:354-62. 1989
    ..The validity of this automatic method of scoring is discussed. Finally, an epoch by epoch analysis is described, with the aim of achieving a more detailed evaluation of the intergroup variability...
  52. ncbi request reprint Familial cortical tremor, epilepsy, and mental retardation: a distinct clinical entity?
    M Elia
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    Arch Neurol 55:1569-73. 1998
    ..To describe a European family with cortical tremor, epilepsy, and mental retardation, the pedigree of which indicates an autosomal dominant inheritance of the disease...
  53. doi request reprint CDKL5 mutations in boys with severe encephalopathy and early-onset intractable epilepsy
    M Elia
    Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina EN, Italy
    Neurology 71:997-9. 2008
    ..To search for CDKL5 gene mutations in boys presenting with severe early-onset encephalopathy and intractable epilepsy, a clinical picture very similar to that already described in girls with CDKL5 mutations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes of cortical excitability in subjects with sleep-enhanced centrotemporal spikes: a somatosensory evoked potential study
    R Ferri
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:591-9. 2000
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  55. doi request reprint Absence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in restless legs syndrome
    F I I Cosentino
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:319-25. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the eventual presence of risk factors for cerebrovascular disease in RLS...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of brain morphometric features of subjects with low-functioning autistic disorder
    M Elia
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Child Neurol 15:504-8. 2000
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour urinary cortisol levels in Alzheimer disease and in mild cognitive impairment
    R S Spada
    Geriatric Unit, Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging I R C C S Troina, Enna, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:78-80. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint The neurophysiology of the alternating leg muscle activation (ALMA) during sleep: study of one patient before and after treatment with pramipexole
    Filomena I I Cosentino
    Department of Neurology I C, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggiero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:63-71. 2006
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  59. ncbi request reprint Low total cholesterol predicts mortality in the nondemented oldest old
    R S Spada
    Geriatric Unit, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging I R C C S, Troina, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:381-4. 2007
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Isolated monolateral neurosensory hearing loss as a rare sign of neuroborreliosis
    I Iero
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Via Conte Ruggero 73, I 94018 Troina EN, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:30-3. 2004
    ..An isolated lesion of the eighth cranial nerve can be the only neurologic sign in patients with leukoencephalopathy complicating Lyme disease...
  62. doi request reprint Sleep polygraphic study of children and adolescents with narcolepsy/cataplexy
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:523-38. 2009
    ..The well-established orexin deficiency might be the unifying factor playing a major role in the modulation of CAP and LMs during sleep in children and adolescents with narcolepsy/cataplexy...
  63. pmc Association of IL-1 RN*2 allele and methionine synthase 2756 AA genotype with dementia severity of sporadic Alzheimer's disease
    P Bosco
    IRCCS Associazione Oasi Maria SS, Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1036-8. 2004
    ..Genetic polymorphisms of APO-E, homocysteine, and the IL-1 gene cluster (IL-1A, IL-1B, receptor antagonist IL-1RN) are associated with sporadic Alzheimer's disease and may involve interdependent pathways of neuronal toxicity...
  64. ncbi request reprint Does a peculiar EEG pattern exist also for FRAXE mental retardation?
    S A Musumeci
    Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Via Conte Ruggero, 73, 94018, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1632-6. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the characteristic EEG pattern found in one patient with FRAXE mental retardation...
  65. ncbi request reprint Seizures in Chiari I malformation: a clinical and electroencephalographic study
    M Elia
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    J Child Neurol 14:446-50. 1999
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  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Effects of NREM sleep instability on cognitive processing
    Debora Arico
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:791-8. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that CAP subtypes differentially correlate with cognitive functions...
  69. ncbi request reprint Nail pathology in patients with hemiplegia
    M Siragusa
    Unit of Dermatology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Ageing (IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 144:557-60. 2001
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Nail aplasia, microcephaly, severe mental retardation and MRI abnormalities: report of two unrelated cases
    S A Musumeci
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, I 94018 Troina, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:425-31. 2006
    ..Further genetic studies are needed to better understand the pathogenetic bases of this neurological disease. These two cases widen the spectrum of BPNH-associated syndromes...
  71. ncbi request reprint Audiogenic seizures susceptibility in transgenic mice with fragile X syndrome
    S A Musumeci
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina, Italy
    Epilepsia 41:19-23. 2000
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Special education versus inclusive education: the role of the TEACCH program
    Simonetta Panerai
    IRCCS Oasi Maria SS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, Troina 94018, EN, Italy
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:874-82. 2009
    ..Effectiveness of TEACCH appeared to be confirmed, showing positive outcomes in the natural setting, and revealing its inclusive value...
  73. doi request reprint Behavioural and neurophysiologic features of state dissociation: A brief review of the literature and three descriptive case studies
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Behav Neurol 22:91-9. 2010
    ..We briefly introduce this topic and discuss three suggestive clinical cases...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear EEG analysis during sleep in premature and full-term newborns
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina EN, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1176-80. 2003
    ..It is not known how these two different types of brain dynamics develop in early life; for this reason the aim of this study was that to extend the nonlinear analysis to the EEG during sleep recorded in premature and full-term newborns...
  75. 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)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder: a questionnaire and polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:64-70. 2007
    ..To evaluate sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) by means of sleep questionnaires and polysomnography; moreover, to analyze their cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Allele epsilon 4 of APOE is a stronger predictor of Alzheimer risk in Sicily than in continental South Italy
    Paolo Bosco
    IRCCS Associazione Oasi Maria S S Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, 94018 Troina EN, Enna, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 388:168-72. 2005
    ..2, 95% CI: 0.1--0.4, p<0.0001). In conclusion, differences in association strength of epsilon 4 allele with AD between Sicily and other regions of Italy suggest an influence of complex gene-gene and gene-environment interactions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Association of homocysteine (but not of MTHFR 677 C>T, MTR 2756 A>G, MTRR 66 A>G and TCN2 776 C>G) with ischaemic cerebrovascular disease in Sicily
    Paolo Bosco
    IRCCS Associazione Oasi Maria S S Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, 94018 Troina EN, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 96:154-9. 2006
    ..The neutral influence of these polymorphisms may be explained by adequate status in folate and vitamin B12. Other factors underlying the increased t-Hcys need further investigations...
  79. ncbi request reprint The CDC2 I-G-T haplotype associated with the APOE epsilon4 allele increases the risk of sporadic Alzheimer's disease in Sicily
    Paolo Bosco
    IRCCS Associazione Oasi Maria S S, Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, 94018 Troina, Enna, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 419:195-8. 2007
    ..09, 95% CI 3.88-26.25; P<0.0001) compared to carriers of epsilon4 alone. This study suggests that the I-G-T haplotype of the CDC2 gene increases the risk of AD in APOE epsilon4 carriers...
  80. ncbi request reprint Audiogenic seizure susceptibility is reduced in fragile X knockout mice after introduction of FMR1 transgenes
    Sebastiano A Musumeci
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Exp Neurol 203:233-40. 2007
    ..We found that AGS susceptibility rescue is complete in the G6 mice and partial in YAC mice. Our data indicate that the introduction of the human FMR1 gene in Fmr1 KO mice is able to revert the Fmr1 KO epileptic phenotype...
  81. doi request reprint Cognitive evoked potentials in narcolepsy: a review of the literature
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:1144-53. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that it is worthwhile to further evaluate the usefulness of ERPs in the detection of cognitive dysfunction in this disorder before and after treatment...
  82. ncbi request reprint Trisomy 12p and epilepsy with myoclonic absences
    M Elia
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina EN, Italy
    Brain Dev 20:127-30. 1998
    ..Our patient and other sporadic reports in the literature seem to support the hypothesis that, at least in some cases, myoclonic absences can be a direct or indirect effect of a chromosomopathy...
  83. ncbi request reprint The APOE epsilon4 allele increases the risk of impaired spatial working memory in obstructive sleep apnea
    Filomena I I Cosentino
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:831-9. 2008
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Sleep polygraphy in Angelman syndrome
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:938-45. 2004
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Subclinical abnormal EMG activation of the gastrocnemii during gait analysis in restless legs syndrome: a preliminary report in 13 patients
    Domenico Paci
    Gait Analysis Laboratory, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:312-6. 2009
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in neurodegenerative diseases
    A Raggi
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 17:1326-38. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of neuropeptides in Alzheimer's disease
    Caterina Proto
    OASI Institute for Research, Troina, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:213-8. 2006
    ..Finally, among the modifications induced by aging, a dysregulation of the ghrelin-growth hormone (GH) system has been reported...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi request reprint Sources of cortical rhythms change as a function of cognitive impairment in pathological aging: a multicenter study
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dip Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Univ La Sapienza Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:252-68. 2006
    ..change across normal elderly (Nold), mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and Alzheimer's disease (AD) subjects as a function of the global cognitive level...
  90. ncbi request reprint Individual analysis of EEG frequency and band power in mild Alzheimer's disease
    Davide V Moretti
    Dipartimento Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:299-308. 2004
    ..This EEG study investigates the role of the cholinergic system, cortico-cortical connections, and sub-cortical white matter on the relationship between individual EEG frequencies and their relative power bands...
  91. ncbi request reprint Genotype (cystatin C) and EEG phenotype in Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment: a multicentric study
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dip Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Univ La Sapienza Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 29:948-64. 2006
    ..e., cortical delta and alpha rhythmicity) in MCI and AD subjects, prompting future genotype-EEG phenotype studies for the early prediction of AD conversion in individual MCI subjects...
  92. 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
  93. ncbi request reprint Sleep organization in children with partial refractory epilepsy
    Magda Lahorgue Nunes
    Division of Neurology Hospital São Lucas, School of Medicine, PUCRS, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
    J Child Neurol 18:763-6. 2003
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Fronto-parietal coupling of brain rhythms in mild cognitive impairment: a multicentric EEG study
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 69:63-73. 2006
    ..Future longitudinal research should evaluate whether the present EEG approach is able to predict the cognitive decline in individual MCI subjects...
  95. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of association between MTHFR and stroke among European regions: additional population studies are needed in Italy
    Paolo Bosco
    Stroke 37:761; author reply 761-2. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Ictal video-polysomnography and EEG spectral analysis in a child with severe Panayiotopoulos syndrome
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology Unit, University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome
    Epileptic Disord 7:333-9. 2005
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint NREM sleep instability is reduced in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Pediatric, Sleep Disease Centre, University of Rome La Sapienza S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 29:797-803. 2006
    ..To evaluate non-rapid eye movement sleep instability (NREM), as measured by the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP), in a cohort of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and normal controls...
  98. ncbi request reprint Donepezil effects on sources of cortical rhythms in mild Alzheimer's disease: Responders vs. Non-Responders
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dip Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Univ La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 31:1650-65. 2006
    ..Donepezil could act by reactivating existing yet functionally silent cortical synapses in Responders, restoring temporal and occipital alpha rhythms...
  99. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal school-age children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1806-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in sleep of school-age children in order to obtain a standardized database for CAP parameters in this age range...
  100. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal preschool-aged children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 28:220-30. 2005
    ..To evaluate the characteristics of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in the sleep of preschool-aged children in order to obtain normative parameters in this age range...
  101. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine, vitamin B12 and folate in vascular dementia and in Alzheimer disease
    Mariano Malaguarnera
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1032-5. 2004
    ..New therapeutic strategies are necessary, considering that available pharmaceutical forms of vitamin B12 are not utilized by neurons in oxidative stress conditions...