Franco Ferrillo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A model-based approach to homeostatic and ultradian aspects of nocturnal sleep structure in narcolepsy
    Franco Ferrillo
    Center of Sleep Medicine, S Martino Hospital, DISM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 30:157-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in cerebral and autonomic activity heralding periodic limb movements in sleep
    Franco Ferrillo
    Center for Sleep Medicine, DISMR, Department of Motor Sciences, University of Genova, Ospedale S Martino, Largo R Benzi 10, I 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:407-12. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Impairment of the production of delta sleep in anorectic adolescents
    Lino Nobili
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department University of Genoa, Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 27:1553-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Modifications of sleep EEG induced by chronic vagus nerve stimulation in patients affected by refractory epilepsy
    Pierpaolo Rizzo
    Sleep Medicine Center, DISMR, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:658-64. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Professional shift-work drivers who adopt prophylactic naps can reduce the risk of car accidents during night work
    Sergio Garbarino
    Center of Sleep Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 27:1295-302. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic vagus nerve stimulation improves alertness and reduces rapid eye movement sleep in patients affected by refractory epilepsy
    Pierpaolo Rizzo
    Sleep Medicine Center, DISMR, University of Genova, Italy
    Sleep 26:607-11. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea: a transcranial Doppler ultrasound study
    Manolo Beelke
    Center of Sleep Medicine, DISMR, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep Med 4:219-23. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea can be provocative for right-to-left shunting through a patent foramen ovale
    Manolo Beelke
    Center of Sleep Medicine, DISMR, University of Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 25:856-62. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of sleep EEG microstructure in the time-frequency domain
    Fabrizio De Carli
    Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare, CNR, Via De Toni 5, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 63:399-405. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders and daytime sleepiness in state police shiftworkers
    Sergio Garbarino
    Center of Neurology and Clinical Psychology, Health Service of State Police, Department of the Interior, Genoa, Italy
    Arch Environ Health 57:167-73. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint A model-based approach to homeostatic and ultradian aspects of nocturnal sleep structure in narcolepsy
    Franco Ferrillo
    Center of Sleep Medicine, S Martino Hospital, DISM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 30:157-65. 2007
    ..The aim was the individuation of parameters characterizing narcoleptic sleep in comparison to controls...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in cerebral and autonomic activity heralding periodic limb movements in sleep
    Franco Ferrillo
    Center for Sleep Medicine, DISMR, Department of Motor Sciences, University of Genova, Ospedale S Martino, Largo R Benzi 10, I 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:407-12. 2004
    ..Previous studies showed that cardiac and cerebral changes occur in association with periodic limb movements (PLMs), and that a combining increase in delta activity and in heart rate (HR) occurs before the onset of PLMs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impairment of the production of delta sleep in anorectic adolescents
    Lino Nobili
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department University of Genoa, Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 27:1553-9. 2004
    ..5-4.5 Hz) is decreased in anorectic adolescents. The present study investigates whether this reduction is the result of the increased sleep fragmentation or is dependent on an intrinsic weakness of SWA-producing mechanisms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Modifications of sleep EEG induced by chronic vagus nerve stimulation in patients affected by refractory epilepsy
    Pierpaolo Rizzo
    Sleep Medicine Center, DISMR, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:658-64. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of chronic vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on sleep/wake background EEG and interictal epileptiform activity (IEA) of patients with medically refractory epilepsy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Professional shift-work drivers who adopt prophylactic naps can reduce the risk of car accidents during night work
    Sergio Garbarino
    Center of Sleep Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 27:1295-302. 2004
    ..As naps are a countermeasure to sleepiness, this study evaluates the role they play in preventing sleep-related accidents in Italian shift-working police drivers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic vagus nerve stimulation improves alertness and reduces rapid eye movement sleep in patients affected by refractory epilepsy
    Pierpaolo Rizzo
    Sleep Medicine Center, DISMR, University of Genova, Italy
    Sleep 26:607-11. 2003
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the existence and entity of changes in sleep structure following vagus nerve stimulation in patients with refractory epilepsy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea: a transcranial Doppler ultrasound study
    Manolo Beelke
    Center of Sleep Medicine, DISMR, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Sleep Med 4:219-23. 2003
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of PFO diagnosed by means of transcranial Doppler (TcD) in subjects with OSAS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea can be provocative for right-to-left shunting through a patent foramen ovale
    Manolo Beelke
    Center of Sleep Medicine, DISMR, University of Genoa, Italy
    Sleep 25:856-62. 2002
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the presence of right-to-left shunt in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and diagnosed PFO during sleep...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of sleep EEG microstructure in the time-frequency domain
    Fabrizio De Carli
    Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare, CNR, Via De Toni 5, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 63:399-405. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders and daytime sleepiness in state police shiftworkers
    Sergio Garbarino
    Center of Neurology and Clinical Psychology, Health Service of State Police, Department of the Interior, Genoa, Italy
    Arch Environ Health 57:167-73. 2002
    ..Perhaps the aforementioned compensation resulted from a prolonged recovery from shiftwork effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Emotional information processing in patients with narcolepsy: a psychophysiologic investigation
    Valter Tucci
    Department of Psychology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Sleep 26:558-64. 2003
    ..Accordingly, we compared the psychophysiologic effects on patients with narcolepsy and healthy subjects of processing visual stimuli that have established emotional valences...
  12. ncbi request reprint CAP and arousals are involved in the homeostatic and ultradian sleep processes
    Mario Giovanni Terzano
    Department of Neuroscience, Sleep Disorders Center, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Sleep Res 14:359-68. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Does the prion protein gene 129 codon polymorphism influence sleep? Evidence from a fatal familial insomnia kindred
    Giuseppe Plazzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, 7 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1948-53. 2002
    ..Experimental and clinical evidence in prion diseases suggests that the prion protein gene (PRNP) plays a role in regulating sleep...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pre-symptomatic diagnosis in fatal familial insomnia: serial neurophysiological and 18FDG-PET studies
    Pietro Cortelli
    Department of Neuroscience, C N R I B F M, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Brain 129:668-75. 2006
    ..Our data indicate that the neurodegenerative process associated with FFI begins in the thalamus between 13 and 21 months before the clinical presentation of the disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is insomnia a neurophysiological disorder? The role of sleep EEG microstructure
    Liborio Parrino
    Department of Neuroscience, Sleep Disorders Center, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 63:377-83. 2004
    ..In conclusion, PSG remains the "gold standard" for measuring sleep, and especially insomnia...