Fabio Giannini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Uncommon findings in idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Università di Siena Azienda Ospedaliera, Universitaria Senese Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 251:548-55. 2004
  2. doi request reprint D90A-SOD1 mutation in ALS: The first report of heterozygous Italian patients and unusual findings
    Fabio Giannini
    Departments of Neurosciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:216-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Multifocal neural conduction impairment in forestry workers exposed and not exposed to vibration
    F Giannini
    Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Nervose e Mentali, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:1276-83. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint A new clinical scale of carpal tunnel syndrome: validation of the measurement and clinical-neurophysiological assessment
    F Giannini
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:71-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide-induced neuropathy: a ganglionopathy?
    F Giannini
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurology Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurology 60:877-8. 2003
  6. doi request reprint G41S SOD1 mutation: A common ancestor for six ALS Italian families with an aggressive phenotype
    Stefania Battistini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:210-5. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint SOD1 mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Results from a multicenter Italian study
    Stefania Battistini
    Dept of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 252:782-8. 2005
  8. doi request reprint A novel exon 1 mutation (G10R) in the SOD1 gene in a patient with familial ALS
    Claudia Ricci
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:481-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint No association of MTHFR c.677C>T variant with sporadic ALS in an Italian population
    Claudia Ricci
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Neurology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 33:208.e7-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow in the province of Siena (Italy)
    Mauro Mondelli
    EMG Service, ASL 7 Via Pian d Ovile, 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 234:5-10. 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Uncommon findings in idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Università di Siena Azienda Ospedaliera, Universitaria Senese Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 251:548-55. 2004
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  2. doi request reprint D90A-SOD1 mutation in ALS: The first report of heterozygous Italian patients and unusual findings
    Fabio Giannini
    Departments of Neurosciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:216-9. 2010
    ..One patient experienced early sensory involvement, confirmed by nerve biopsy. We review sensory symptoms in SOD1 ALS and discuss its possible origin in D90A heterozygous patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multifocal neural conduction impairment in forestry workers exposed and not exposed to vibration
    F Giannini
    Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Nervose e Mentali, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:1276-83. 1999
    ..The aim of the study was to assess peripheral neural involvement induced by exposure to hand-arm vibration...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new clinical scale of carpal tunnel syndrome: validation of the measurement and clinical-neurophysiological assessment
    F Giannini
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:71-7. 2002
    ..The first is a score determined by clinical history and objective findings. The second evaluates the presence/absence of pain as a dichotomous categorical score...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide-induced neuropathy: a ganglionopathy?
    F Giannini
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurology Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurology 60:877-8. 2003
  6. doi request reprint G41S SOD1 mutation: A common ancestor for six ALS Italian families with an aggressive phenotype
    Stefania Battistini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:210-5. 2010
    ..In addition, our findings strengthen the data reported previously and indicate that the G41S mutation is consistently associated with a uniform and dramatic, fast-progressing phenotype...
  7. ncbi request reprint SOD1 mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Results from a multicenter Italian study
    Stefania Battistini
    Dept of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 252:782-8. 2005
    ..No SOD1 gene mutations have been identified in SALS cases. Within FALS cases, The most frequent mutation was the G41S identified in four FALS...
  8. doi request reprint A novel exon 1 mutation (G10R) in the SOD1 gene in a patient with familial ALS
    Claudia Ricci
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:481-5. 2010
    ..This property can result in a failure of the protein to fold and generation of toxic intracellular aggregates, suggesting a pathogenic role for the mutation...
  9. doi request reprint No association of MTHFR c.677C>T variant with sporadic ALS in an Italian population
    Claudia Ricci
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Neurology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 33:208.e7-8. 2012
    ..677C>T variant alone or in combination with PON1 polymorphisms. Our negative results suggest that the MTHFR c.677C>T polymorphism is not a risk factor for ALS in the Italian population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow in the province of Siena (Italy)
    Mauro Mondelli
    EMG Service, ASL 7 Via Pian d Ovile, 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 234:5-10. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Lack of association of PON polymorphisms with sporadic ALS in an Italian population
    Claudia Ricci
    Department of Neuroscience Neurology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 32:552.e7-13. 2011
    ..No significant association was observed at genotype and haplotype level. Our data suggest that PON polymorphisms are not involved in ALS pathogenesis in an Italian population...
  12. doi request reprint Rhabdomyolysis in an elderly multitreated patient: multiple drug interactions after statin withdrawal
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Medical Sciences, Surgical Sciences and Neurosciences, Siena University, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 336:284-7. 2014
    ..In the event of cardiovascular/neuropsychiatric polypharmacy in geriatric patients, the risk of muscle severe adverse effects from pharmacokinetic drug-drug interaction should be considered beyond the direct myotoxicity of statins...
  13. doi request reprint Sonographic and electrodiagnostic features of hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 17:391-8. 2012
    ..We speculate that a mixture of mechanical insults and an axon-initiated process in the distal nerves underlies the distal slowing and/or conduction failure in HNPP...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of immunotherapy on motor cortex excitability in Stiff Person Syndrome
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 257:281-5. 2010
    ..This represents the first report investigating effects of immunotherapy on cortical excitability in SPS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy at the elbow in floor cleaners
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service ASL 7, Via Pian d Ovile, 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Neurophysiol Clin 36:245-53. 2006
    ..To determine the occurrence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) in a cohort of floor cleaners and to check differences between workers with and without CTS...
  16. ncbi request reprint A new CACNA1A gene mutation in acetazolamide-responsive familial hemiplegic migraine and ataxia
    S Battistini
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurology 53:38-43. 1999
    ..To search for mutations in the calcium channel gene CACNA1A and to study the genotype-phenotype correlation in a family with a severe familial hemiplegic migraine (FHM) phenotype and a slowly progressive cerebellar ataxia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Brain-stem compression in vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia. A multimodal electrophysiological study
    S Passero
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1531-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of mechanical compression of the brain-stem in patients with vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD)...
  18. doi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy after gastrointestinal surgery for cancer: causes of diagnostic failure or delay
    A Rufa
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche Neurochirurgiche e del Comportamento, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Int J Neurosci 121:201-8. 2011
    ..We suggest that prophylaxis with high doses of thiamine should be undertaken in patients with gastrointestinal tumors before surgery...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic skin response before and after surgical release of carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service USL 7, Via Pian d Ovile 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 24:130-3. 2001
    ..M3 SSRs were not significantly modified after surgery. The absence of postsurgical improvement may be due to the poor reinnervation capacity of sympathetic fibers...
  20. doi request reprint Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of acetyl-L-carnitine for ALS
    Ettore Beghi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via G La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 14:397-405. 2013
    ..Median survival was 45 months (ALC) and 22 months (placebo) (p = 0.0176). MRC, QoL and adverse events were similar. In conclusion, ALC may be effective, well-tolerated and safe in ALS. A pivotal phase III trial is needed...
  21. pmc Antiangiogenic VEGF isoform in inflammatory myopathies
    Nila Volpi
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:219313. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Mononeuropathies of the radial nerve: clinical and neurographic findings in 91 consecutive cases
    Mauro Mondelli
    EMG Service, ASL7, Via Pian d Ovile, 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:377-83. 2005
    ..No differences were found between men and women. EMG is essential for confirming the site of injury and neurographic study may be helpful for diagnosis, providing information about lesion type and severity...
  23. doi request reprint Further insight on A-wave in acute and chronic demyelinating neuropathies
    Ferdinando Sartucci
    Unit of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Pisa University Medical School, Via Roma, n 67, 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:609-16. 2010
    ..7 years (SD 15.4), were recovered from clinical records and their neurophysiological tests retrieved for reanalysis. Our results seem to indicate that A-waves can represent an early sign of acute pathology of peripheral nervous system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hereditary neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease with autonomic failure and cerebellar degeneration
    Raffaella Zannolli
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Reproductive Medicine, Section of Pediatrics, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arch Neurol 59:1319-26. 2002
    ..The disease has been found in monozygotic twins and in siblings. In 2 previously described families, the disorder has affected 2 generations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Colchicine myopathy and neuromyopathy: two cases with different characteristics
    Luca Cantarini
    Interdepartmental Research Center of Systemic Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Diseases, Unit of Rheumatology, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Clin Rheumatol 16:229-32. 2010
    ..Gastrointestinal side effects are quite common and often minor in nature or duration, whereas neuromuscular toxicity is rare. We report 2 cases of colchicine myopathy in the context of very different clinical settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic characterization of pergolide-induced sleep attacks in idiopathic PD
    M Ulivelli
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, Universita di Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Neurology 58:462-5. 2002
    ..Sleep episodes shared with narcolepsy both behavioral and EEG findings. However, pergolide partly restored a more physiologic sleep architecture, which was disrupted during therapy with levodopa alone...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: how frequent is the idiopathic form? An ultrasonographic study in a cohort of patients
    G Filippou
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunology, Rheumatology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:63-7. 2010
    ..Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE) is the second most frequent focal neuropathy of the arm. The aim of our study was to establish the frequency of anatomical changes of the cubital tunnel capable of causing UNE...
  28. ncbi request reprint Provocative tests in different stages of carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    Servizio di EMG, Azienda Sanitaria Locale n.7 di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 103:178-83. 2001
    ..This correlation may also explain the contradictory results in the literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer reproducibility and responsiveness of a clinical severity scale in surgically treated carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    Servizio EMG ASL 7, Siena, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:263-8. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint A self-administered questionnaire of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    M Mondelli
    Servizio di EMG, ASL 7, Via Pian d Ovile 9, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:402-11. 2006
    ..Although further studies are required to test its responsiveness to clinical changes, UNEQ may be also considered responsive. UNEQ can be used to measure subjective discomfort in UNE patients...
  31. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of peripheral neuropathy in hepatitis C virus population
    L Santoro
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, and Department of Neurology, Hospital Maggiore, Lodi, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:626-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy (PN) and its correlation with cryoglobulinemia (CG) in an unselected, untreated referral hepatitis C virus (HCV) population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Italian multicentre study of peroneal mononeuropathy at the fibular head: study design and preliminary results
    I Aprile
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:63-8. 2005
    ..In recent years, multicenter studies have been suggested; moreover it is commonly accepted that a multiperspective approach provides more comprehensive results...