Marina de Tommaso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of low and high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the primary motor cortex on contingent negative variations in normal subjects
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Aldo Moro Bari University, Neurological Building, Policlinico General Hospital, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 509:39-43. 2012
  2. pmc Pain perception and laser evoked potentials during menstrual cycle in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:423-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Mobile phones exposure induces changes of contingent negative variation in humans
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiolopatology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 464:79-83. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia comorbidity in primary headaches
    M de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:453-64. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Laser evoked potentials in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Bari University, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:353-9. 2009
  6. pmc Management of Huntington's disease: role of tetrabenazine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 7:123-9. 2011
  7. pmc Virtual visual effect of hospital waiting room on pain modulation in healthy subjects and patients with chronic migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Biomedical, Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Policlinico General Hospital, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11 70124 Bari, Italy
    Pain Res Treat 2013:515730. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Update on laser-evoked potential findings in fibromyalgia patients in light of clinical and skin biopsy features
    Marina de Tommaso
    Basic Medical Sciences, Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, SMBNOS, Policlinico General Hospital, Bari Aldo Moro University, Via Amendola 207 A, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Neurol 261:461-72. 2014
  9. pmc Serum levels of N-acetyl-aspartate in migraine and tension-type headache
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Policlinico General Hospital, Neurological Building, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:389-94. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Suggestion and pain in migraine: a study by laser evoked potentials
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neuroscience and Sensory Systems Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 11:110-26. 2012

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Effects of low and high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the primary motor cortex on contingent negative variations in normal subjects
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Aldo Moro Bari University, Neurological Building, Policlinico General Hospital, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 509:39-43. 2012
    ..In normal subjects transient inhibition of motor cortex causes an increase of cortical events preceding external-cued voluntary movements, as a probable compensatory phenomena able to maintain an efficient motor performance...
  2. pmc Pain perception and laser evoked potentials during menstrual cycle in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:423-9. 2009
    ..The estrogen withdrawal occurring during the menstrual cycle may favor reduced habituation of nociceptive cortex, which may facilitate pain symptoms and migraine in predisposed women...
  3. doi request reprint Mobile phones exposure induces changes of contingent negative variation in humans
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiolopatology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 464:79-83. 2009
    ..This evidence, limited by the low number of subjects investigated, could be explained in terms of an effect induced by both the GSM signal and the extremely low frequency magnetic field produced by battery and internal circuits...
  4. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia comorbidity in primary headaches
    M de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:453-64. 2009
    ..FMS seems increasingly prevalent with increased headache frequency, for the facilitation of central sensitization phenomena favoured by anxiety and sleep disturbances...
  5. doi request reprint Laser evoked potentials in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Bari University, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:353-9. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Management of Huntington's disease: role of tetrabenazine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 7:123-9. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Virtual visual effect of hospital waiting room on pain modulation in healthy subjects and patients with chronic migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Biomedical, Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Policlinico General Hospital, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11 70124 Bari, Italy
    Pain Res Treat 2013:515730. 2013
    ..The architectural context may interfere with pain perception, depending upon the status of subject. Many variables may change patients' outcome and support the use of VR technology to test the best conditions for their management...
  8. doi request reprint Update on laser-evoked potential findings in fibromyalgia patients in light of clinical and skin biopsy features
    Marina de Tommaso
    Basic Medical Sciences, Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, SMBNOS, Policlinico General Hospital, Bari Aldo Moro University, Via Amendola 207 A, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Neurol 261:461-72. 2014
    ..Dysfunction in the nociceptive system at both the central and peripheral levels may concur to explain phenotypical eterogeneity and clinical symptom complexity in fibromyalgia. ..
  9. pmc Serum levels of N-acetyl-aspartate in migraine and tension-type headache
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Policlinico General Hospital, Neurological Building, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:389-94. 2012
    ..The low NAA in the serum may be a sign of neuronal dysfunction predisposing to migraine, probably based on reduced mitochondria function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Suggestion and pain in migraine: a study by laser evoked potentials
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neuroscience and Sensory Systems Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 11:110-26. 2012
    ..This scarce influence of induced suggestion on pain experience seemed to characterize patients with more severe migraine and central sensitization...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence, clinical features and potential therapies for fibromyalgia in primary headaches
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:287-95; quiz 296. 2012
    ..Nonpharmacological approaches such as transcranial magnetic stimulation may be an option for treatment of chronic migraine associated with FM...
  12. doi request reprint Laser-evoked potentials in primary headaches and cranial neuralgias
    Marina de Tommaso
    Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1339-45. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Aesthetic value of paintings affects pain thresholds
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Conscious Cogn 17:1152-62. 2008
    ..Our results provide evidence that pain may be modulated at cortical level by the aesthetic content of the distracting stimuli...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of topiramate and levetiracetam vs placebo on habituation of contingent negative variation in migraine patients
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 442:81-5. 2008
    ..A lack of habituation of evoked responses is an interictal endophenotypic marker in migraine, the reversion of which may improve disease outcome. These results suggest a role for neurophysiological methods in the management of migraine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of aesthetic perception on visual event-related potentials
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Neurophysiopatology of Chronic Pain Unit, Neurological Clinic Policlinico General Hospital, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Conscious Cogn 17:933-45. 2008
    ..The categorization of the aesthetic qualities of geometrical shapes seems to induce a higher level of attention, while a higher arousal variation was elicited by the recognition of beauty, in any form that was presented...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of levetiracetam vs topiramate and placebo on visually evoked phase synchronization changes of alpha rhythm in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Center Tecnologie Innovative per la Rivelazione e l Elaborazione del Segnale, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2297-304. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of the remote C fibres stimulation induced by capsaicin on the blink reflex in chronic migraine
    M de Tommaso
    TIRES Centre of Innnovative Technologies for Signal Detection and Processing, Bari, Italy
    Cephalalgia 27:881-90. 2007
    ..These results may suggest a failure of DNIC and a disturbed control of the trigeminal reflex at the central level, linked with migraine frequency...
  18. pmc Effects of remote cutaneous pain on trigeminal laser-evoked potentials in migraine patients
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Chronic Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, I 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 8:167-74. 2007
    ..In migraine a defective brainstem inhibiting control may coexist with cognitive factors of focalised attention to facial pain, less sensitive to distraction by a second pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Central sensitisation phenomena in primary headaches: overview of a preventive therapeutic approach
    M de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Italy
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 7:524-35. 2008
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  20. pmc Clinical features of headache patients with fibromyalgia comorbidity
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Medical Faculty, Policlinico General Hospital, Aldo Moro University, Neurological Building, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:629-38. 2011
    ..01). A phenotypic profile where headache frequency concurs with anxiety, sleep disturbance, and pericranial tenderness should be individuated to detect the development of diffuse pain in headache patients...
  21. doi request reprint A comparative study of cortical responses evoked by transcutaneous electrical vs CO(2) laser stimulation
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2482-7. 2011
    ..We compared the cortical potentials induced by a CE vs laser stimulator in healthy subjects using a multichannel recording...
  22. doi request reprint Pain perception during menstrual cycle
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Neurological Building, Policlinico General Hospital, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:400-6. 2011
    ..Whatever is the relevance of menstrual cycle on individual painful symptoms, it should be accepted as one of the numerous factors influencing mechanisms of neuromodulation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nociceptive inputs transmission in Huntington's disease: a study by laser evoked potentials
    M de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 111:33-40. 2011
    ..The dysfunction of pain signals transmission in HD may induce sub-clinical changes of sensory functions, which may probably interfere with sensory-motor integration and contribute to functional impairment...
  24. pmc Effects of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of primary motor cortex on laser-evoked potentials in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Neurological Clinic, Policlinico, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:505-12. 2010
    ..These results suggest that HF rTMS of motor cortex and the sham procedure can both modulate pain-related evoked responses in migraine patients...
  25. doi request reprint Laser-evoked potentials habituation in fibromyalgia
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Bari University, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    J Pain 12:116-24. 2011
    ..As with other chronic pain syndromes, the pathophysiology of FM may involve a generalized increase in the perception of painful stimuli and reduced habituation of the sensory cortex...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of affective pictures on pain sensitivity and cortical responses induced by laser stimuli in healthy subjects and migraine patients
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Bari University, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:139-48. 2009
    ..In migraine, affective images are able to modulate pain perception and LEPs, differently from other modalities of distraction, suggesting a possible emotive elaboration of painful stimuli...
  27. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of the contingent negative variation in Huntington's disease: correlations with clinical features
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 254:84-9. 2007
    ..An abnormal activation of the associative cortex devoted to the processing of attention preceding voluntary movement may be supposed in HD, probably mediated by the altered basal ganglia modulation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Visually evoked phase synchronisation changes of alpha rhythm in migraine. Correlations with clinical features
    M de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, I 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:S283-4. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Early modifications of auditory event-related potentials in carriers of the Huntington's disease gene
    Marina de Tommaso
    First Neurologic Clinic, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 103:192-8. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint Abnormal brain processing of cutaneous pain in migraine patients during the attack
    Marina de Tommaso
    First Neurologic Clinic, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 333:29-32. 2002
    ..Thus, cutaneous hyperalgesia occurs during migraine attack, and is subtended by central sensitization phenomena, probably involving the cortex...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of rivastigmine on motor and cognitive impairment in Huntington's disease
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Mov Disord 19:1516-8. 2004
    ..The improvement of cholinergic transmission in HD patients seemed to have a slight effect in ameliorating cognitive performance and slowing motor deterioration...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interictal lack of habituation of mismatch negativity in migraine
    M de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences University of Bari, Italy
    Cephalalgia 24:663-8. 2004
    ..This suggests that such hypo-activity of automatic cortical processes, subtending the discrimination of acoustic stimuli, may be a basic abnormality in migraine, developing in the course of the disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Abnormal brain processing of cutaneous pain in patients with chronic migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Psychiatric and Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Pain 101:25-32. 2003
    ..In both headache groups, an inability to reduce pain elaboration during an alternative cognitive task emerged as an abnormal behaviour probably predisposing to migraine...
  34. ncbi request reprint High and low frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation inhibits nociceptive responses induced by CO2 laser stimulation in humans
    Marina de Tommaso
    First Neurologic Clinic, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 342:17-20. 2003
    ..TENS seemed to exert a mild inhibition of the perception and processing of pain induced by laser Adelta fibres activation; the implications of these effects in the clinical employment of TENS remain to be clarified...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nociceptive temporalis inhibitory reflexes evoked by CO2-laser stimulation in tension-type headache
    M de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Section for Nervous System Diseases, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:361-6. 2003
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  36. ncbi request reprint Detection of subclinical brain electrical activity changes in Huntington's disease using artificial neural networks
    M de Tommaso
    Center of Innovative Technologies for Signal Detection and Processing T I R E S, Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1237-45. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze EEG background activity in Huntington's disease (HD) patients and relatives at risk, in relation to CAG repeat size and clinical state, in order to detect an electrophysiological marker of early disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Heat pain thresholds and cerebral event-related potentials following painful CO2 laser stimulation in chronic tension-type headache
    Marina de Tommaso
    Clinica Neurologica I, Policlinico Piazza G Cesare 11, University of Bari, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Pain 104:111-9. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that pericranial tenderness may be a primary phenomenon that precedes headache, and is mediated by a greater pain-specific hypervigilance at the cortical level...
  38. ncbi request reprint Steady-state visual evoked potentials in the low frequency range in migraine: a study of habituation and variability phenomena
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 49:165-74. 2003
    ..An increased variability in response to flicker stimuli in migraine patients could be interpreted as an overactive regulation mechanism, prone to instability and consequently to headache attacks, whether spontaneous or triggered...
  39. ncbi request reprint Modulation of trigeminal reflex excitability in migraine: effects of attention and habituation on the blink reflex
    Marina de Tommaso
    Clinical Neurologica I Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare II, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 44:239-49. 2002
    ..The abnormal BR modulation by alerting expresses in migraine a dysfunction of adaptation capacity to environmental conditions, probably predisposing to migraine...
  40. ncbi request reprint The measure of randomness by leave-one-out prediction error in the analysis of EEG after laser painful stimulation in healthy subjects and migraine patients
    M de Tommaso
    TIRES Center of Innovative Technologies for Signal Detection and Processing, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2775-82. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of levetiracetam in Huntington disease
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 28:280-4. 2005
    ..In animal models, effects of LEV are observed in basal ganglia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of LEV in reducing involuntary movements in subjects affected by Huntington disease (HD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Topographic analysis of laser evoked potentials in chronic tension-type headache: correlations with clinical features
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Department University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 62:38-45. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Nitroglycerin induces migraine headache and central sensitization phenomena in patients with migraine without aura: a study of laser evoked potentials
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 363:272-5. 2004
    ..The LEPs facilitation during NTG-induced headache may be subtended by a hyperactivity of nociceptive cortex as well as by a failure of pain-inhibitory control...
  44. ncbi request reprint The blink reflex and the corneal reflex are followed by cortical activity resembling the nociceptive potentials induced by trigeminal laser stimulation in man
    M de Tommaso
    Interuniversity Center for the Study of Headache and Neurotransmitter Disorders of the Central Nervous System, Perugia, Roma, Sassari, Bari, Napoli, Firenze, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 310:37-40. 2001
    ..The two peaks demonstrated a difference in latency of approximately 40 ms, which is consistent with activation time of nociception. This finding suggests that these reflexes are induced by activation of small pain-related fibers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Visually evoked phase synchronization changes of alpha rhythm in migraine: correlations with clinical features
    Marina de Tommaso
    TIRES Center of Innovative Technologies for Signal Detection and Processing, Bari, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 57:203-10. 2005
    ..This allowed examination of ongoing EEG activity during visual stimulation in the pain-free phase of migraine...
  46. ncbi request reprint Capsaicin failed in suppressing cortical processing of CO2 laser pain in migraine patients
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neuroscience Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 384:150-5. 2005
    ..These functional changes seemed significantly reduced in migraine patients, for a disturbed pattern of pain modulation at the cortical level, which may subtend the onset and persistence of migraine...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of symptomatic treatments on cutaneous hyperalgesia and laser evoked potentials during migraine attack
    M de Tommaso
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology and Pain, Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare, Bari Italy
    Cephalalgia 25:359-68. 2005
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  48. doi request reprint A technology-assisted learning setup as assessment supplement for three persons with a diagnosis of post-coma vegetative state and pervasive motor impairment
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 30:1034-43. 2009
    ..Learning might be deemed to represent basic levels of knowledge/consciousness. Thus, detecting signs of learning might help one revise a previous diagnosis of vegetative state with wide implications for rehabilitation perspectives...
  49. doi request reprint Technology-aided leisure and communication opportunities for two post-coma persons emerged from a minimally conscious state and affected by multiple disabilities
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Neuroscience and Sense Organs, University of Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 34:809-16. 2013
    ..The implications of the findings in terms of technology and practical opportunities for post-coma persons with multiple disabilities are discussed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lack of habituation of nociceptive evoked responses and pain sensitivity during migraine attack
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences Department, Bari University, Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1254-64. 2005
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  51. doi request reprint Laser evoked potentials in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Isabella Laura Simone
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 288:106-11. 2010
    ..On the other hand, an increase of pain processing at the cortical level may derive from a potential sensory compensation to motor cortex dysfunction...
  52. doi request reprint Pain in prolonged disorders of consciousness: laser evoked potentials findings in patients with vegetative and minimally conscious states
    Marina de Tommaso
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze e Organi di Senso, Università di Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    Brain Inj 27:962-72. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine nociceptive specific laser evoked responses (LEPs) in view of long-latency evoked potentials by non-painful electrical stimuli (SEPs) and auditory mismatch negativity (MM)...
  53. pmc Habituation of single CO2 laser-evoked responses during interictal phase of migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Clinica Neurologica, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, I 70124, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:195-8. 2005
    ..Anomalous behaviour of nociceptive cortex during the interictal phase of migraine may predispose patients to headache occurrence and persistence...
  54. doi request reprint Technology-aided recreation and communication opportunities for post-coma persons affected by lack of speech and extensive motor impairment
    Giulio E Lancioni
    University of Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 34:2959-66. 2013
    ..Implications of the findings are discussed. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Promoting adaptive behavior in persons with acquired brain injury, extensive motor and communication disabilities, and consciousness disorders
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Neuroscience and Sense Organs, University of Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1964-74. 2012
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  56. doi request reprint A learning assessment procedure as a test supplement for monitoring progress with two post-coma persons with a diagnosis of vegetative state
    Giulio Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Dev Neurorehabil 14:358-65. 2011
    ..Evaluating a learning assessment procedure for monitoring progress with two post-coma adults with a diagnosis of vegetative state...
  57. ncbi request reprint Changes in cortical processing of pain in chronic migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Headache 45:1208-18. 2005
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  58. ncbi request reprint Topographic and dipolar analysis of laser-evoked potentials during migraine attack
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Headache 44:947-60. 2004
    ..In addition, we aimed to conduct a dipolar source analysis of the main LEP waves in migraine patients to check the variability in the source location of LEPs during acute migraine...
  59. ncbi request reprint Post-coma persons with multiple disabilities use assistive technology for their leisure engagement and communication
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Neuroscience and Sense Organs, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    NeuroRehabilitation 34:749-58. 2014
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  60. doi request reprint Effects of distraction versus spatial discrimination on laser-evoked potentials in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    University of Bari Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, Bari, Italy
    Headache 48:408-16. 2008
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  61. doi request reprint Evaluation of technology-assisted learning setups for undertaking assessment and providing intervention to persons with a diagnosis of vegetative state
    Giulio Lancioni
    University of Bari, Italy
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:411-20. 2009
    ..To evaluate the viability of technology-assisted learning setups for undertaking assessment and providing intervention to persons in vegetative state...
  62. doi request reprint Lack of effects of low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on alpha rhythm phase synchronization in migraine patients
    Marina de Tommaso
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e Psichiatriche, Università di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 488:143-7. 2011
    ..Other mechanisms beyond cortical excitability may contribute to explain migraine pathogenesis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Two years' follow-up of rivastigmine treatment in Huntington disease
    Marina de Tommaso
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:43-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the long-term efficacy of rivastigmine on motor and cognitive impairment in HD patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Influence of MTHFR genotype on contingent negative variation and MRI abnormalities in migraine
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurologic and Psychiatric Sciences, Neurological Clinical Section, University of Bari, Italy
    Headache 47:253-65. 2007
    ..The hyper-homocysteinemia may favor the vascular and neuronal mechanism underlying migraine, and the risk of stroke...
  65. doi request reprint A case of unilateral burning mouth syndrome of neuropathic origin
    Marina de Tommaso
    Neurological and Psychiatric Science Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Headache 51:441-4. 2011
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  66. doi request reprint A special messaging technology for two persons with acquired brain injury and multiple disabilities
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Brain Inj 24:1236-43. 2010
    ..g. motor and visual) disabilities to communicate with distant partners through a special messaging technology, which served to send out text messages and read (listen to) incoming messages...
  67. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological study in 2 children with transient hypohidrosis induced by topiramate
    Lucia Margari
    Child Neurological and Psychiatric Service, Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:339-46. 2008
    ..The aim of our study is to detect a possible skin innervation involvement as the mechanism underlying hypohidrosis in children treated with topiramate...
  68. doi request reprint Oral contraceptive therapy modulates hemispheric asymmetry in spatial attention
    Ettore Cicinelli
    4th Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics Dipartmento Ginecologia Ostetricia Neonatologia Aldo Moro University of Bari Medical School, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Contraception 84:634-6. 2011
    ..However, the contribution of estrogens and progestins hormones to this phenomenon is still unclear...
  69. doi request reprint Technology-assisted messaging opportunities for two persons emerged from a minimally conscious state and showing extensive motor disabilities
    Giulio Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Dev Neurorehabil 14:8-14. 2011
    ..To extend the assessment of a special messaging technology with two adults emerged from a minimally conscious state and showing extensive motor disabilities as well as limited or no oral/verbal skills...
  70. doi request reprint Communication opportunities via special messaging technology for two post-coma persons with multiple disabilities
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1703-8. 2011
    ..The positive impact of the technology was discussed in relation to previous data in this area and the possibility of helping post-coma persons with multiple disabilities engage in basic communication with distant partners...
  71. ncbi request reprint Persons with moderate Alzheimer's disease improve activities and mood via instruction technology
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 24:246-57. 2009
    ..Three studies assessed the (a) effectiveness of verbal instructions presented via technology in helping persons with moderate Alzheimer's disease perform daily activities and (b) impact of activity engagement on mood...
  72. ncbi request reprint Blepharospasm in bardet-biedl syndrome: a case report
    Francesco Roselli
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    Eur Neurol 48:230-2. 2002
  73. doi request reprint A learning assessment procedure to re-evaluate three persons with a diagnosis of post-coma vegetative state and pervasive motor impairment
    Giulio E Lancioni
    Department of Psychology, University of Bari, Via Quintino Sella 268, Bari, Italy
    Brain Inj 23:154-62. 2009
    ..Each participant followed an ABABCB design, in which A represented baseline periods, B intervention periods with stimuli contingent on the responses and C a control condition with stimuli presented non-contingently...
  74. ncbi request reprint Insomnia, quality of life and psychopathological features
    Luigi Maria Specchio
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Foggia, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 63:385-91. 2004
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  75. pmc A case of early-onset and monophasic trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia: could it be a SUNCT?
    Vittorio Sciruicchio
    Paediatric Neurology, Giovanni XXIII Hospital Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:363-5. 2010
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