F Ginanneschi

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Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence of altered motor axon properties of the ulnar nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome
    F Ginanneschi
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 2, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1569-76. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Nemaline myopathy: description of an adult onset case
    F Ginanneschi
    Research Center for Diagnosis, Therapy and Prevention of Neurohandicaps, Working Unit for Neurometabolic Diseases, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 34:105-8. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Sensory axons excitability changes in carpal tunnel syndrome after neural mobilization
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Neurology Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 36:1611-5. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Effects of local corticosteroid injection on electrical properties of aβ-fibers in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Mol Neurosci 52:525-30. 2014
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Sensory neuropathy may cause central neuronal reorganization but does not respecify perceptual quality or localization of sensation
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical, and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin J Pain 28:653-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Evidences for antinociceptive effect of 17-α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Mol Neurosci 47:59-66. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute shoulder-girdle neuralgic amyotrophy (Parsonage-Turner syndrome with saphenous nerve involvement
    F Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurometabolic Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 111:333-6. 2011
  9. pmc Progesterone - new therapy in mild carpal tunnel syndrome? Study design of a randomized clinical trial for local therapy
    Paolo Milani
    Dept, Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Neurophysiology Clinic Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 5:11. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Ventral and dorsal root injury after oxygen-ozone therapy for lumbar disk herniation
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Surg Neurol 66:619-20; discussion 620-1. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence of altered motor axon properties of the ulnar nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome
    F Ginanneschi
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 2, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1569-76. 2007
    ..To analyse recruitment properties of ulnar nerve motor axons in 60 CTS patients with negative ulnar nerve electrodiagnostic tests...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nemaline myopathy: description of an adult onset case
    F Ginanneschi
    Research Center for Diagnosis, Therapy and Prevention of Neurohandicaps, Working Unit for Neurometabolic Diseases, University of Siena, Italy
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 34:105-8. 2002
    ..This myopathy should be taken into account in the differential diagnosis of adult onset myopathies. Only ultrastructural examination allows an exact diagnosis...
  3. doi request reprint Sensory axons excitability changes in carpal tunnel syndrome after neural mobilization
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Neurology Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 36:1611-5. 2015
    ..We conclude that in entrapment neuropathies, neural mobilization during nerve elongation may generate conduction failure in peripheral nerve. Our study supports specific considerations for patient education and therapeutic approaches. ..
  4. doi request reprint Effects of local corticosteroid injection on electrical properties of aβ-fibers in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Mol Neurosci 52:525-30. 2014
    ..In CTS, combined mechanisms might contribute to resolution of symptoms: anti-edema/anti-inflammatory action and direct effect on the electrical properties of the nerve fibers...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Sensory neuropathy may cause central neuronal reorganization but does not respecify perceptual quality or localization of sensation
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical, and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin J Pain 28:653-7. 2012
    ..However, no conclusive evidence exists to support this notion. We addressed this question by investigating the topographic distribution of the subjective sensory report in various chronic human mononeuropathies...
  7. doi request reprint Evidences for antinociceptive effect of 17-α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Mol Neurosci 47:59-66. 2012
    ..The present study indicates that intra-carpal injection with a long-acting PROG derivative is effective for relief of symptoms in CTS. This effect is apparently mediated by a mechanism distinct from that of the CS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute shoulder-girdle neuralgic amyotrophy (Parsonage-Turner syndrome with saphenous nerve involvement
    F Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurometabolic Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Acta Neurol Belg 111:333-6. 2011
    ..Here we report the case of a man with acute PTS and exceptional involvement of both saphenous nerves, advantageously treated with intravenous immunoglobulin...
  9. pmc Progesterone - new therapy in mild carpal tunnel syndrome? Study design of a randomized clinical trial for local therapy
    Paolo Milani
    Dept, Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Neurophysiology Clinic Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 5:11. 2010
    ..We report the design of a randomized controlled trial for the local injection of cortisone versus progesterone in "mild" idiopathic CTS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ventral and dorsal root injury after oxygen-ozone therapy for lumbar disk herniation
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Surg Neurol 66:619-20; discussion 620-1. 2006
    ..O2O3 therapy has become a largely diffused treatment for lumbar disk herniation; this procedure is considered generally risk-free...
  11. doi request reprint Anomalies of ulnar nerve conduction in different carpal tunnel syndrome stages
    F Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 38:1155-60. 2008
    ..This does not exclude other causative factors such as subclinical traumatic damage acting on median and ulnar fibers...
  12. doi request reprint Ulnar nerve compression neuropathy at Guyon's canal caused by crutch walking: case report with ultrasonographic nerve imaging
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:522-4. 2009
    ..This report describes the additional application of ultrasound imaging to verify the diagnosis and to track changes in the appearance of the nerve during follow-up...
  13. ncbi request reprint Encephaloradiculomyelitis associated to HHV-7 and CMV co-infection in immunocompetent host
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:272-6. 2007
    ..This is the second case in which DNA of HHV-7 has been found in the CSF of an adult immunocompetent patient. This novel observation suggests that the search for viral DNA in the CSF should be performed also in immunocompetent patients...
  14. doi request reprint Arachnoid cyst and arachnoiditis following idiopathic spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage
    F Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Siena, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 22:578-9. 2008
    ..The cyst was removed by hemilaminectomy; an arachnoid cyst of the same size was again observed by MRI 2 weeks later. We suggest that conservative approach could be the best choice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cortico-motoneuronal output to intrinsic hand muscles is differentially influenced by static changes in shoulder positions
    F Dominici
    Sezione di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e del Comportamento, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 164:500-4. 2005
    ..This finding suggests that there are differences in the corticospinal innervation to ADM and FDI, possibly due to the different role of these muscles in hand function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in motor axon recruitment in the median nerve in mild carpal tunnel syndrome
    F Ginanneschi
    Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2467-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether patients with mild carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and conventional electrodiagnostic evidence of selective involvement of sensory conduction show changes in motor axon recruitment in the median nerve...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalent involvement of thenar motor fibres in vineyard workers with carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service, Local Health Unit 7, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1251-5. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in the recruitment curve of the soleus H-reflex associated with chronic low back pain
    F Ginanneschi
    Sezione di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e del Comportamento, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:111-8. 2007
    ..We investigated whether patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) manifest changes in the excitability of the soleus H-reflex...
  19. doi request reprint Polyneuropathy in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and response to treatment with chenodeoxycholic acid
    F Ginanneschi
    Section of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 260:268-74. 2013
    ..Our findings may suggest that CDCA treatment promotes myelin synthesis in nerve fibers with residual unaffected axons. The effect of therapy may therefore depend largely on the extent of irreversible structural damage to axons...
  20. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic and functional changes of the ulnar nerve at Guyon's canal after carpal tunnel release
    F Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:208-13. 2010
    ..To describe morphologic and functional modifications of the ulnar nerve at the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) after carpal tunnel release (CTR)...
  21. doi request reprint Sensory nerve action potential amplitude is rarely reduced in lumbosacral radiculopathy due to herniated disc
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service, Local Health Unit 7, Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:405-9. 2013
    ..The study's aim is to check SNAP reduction in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy due to herniated disc (HD)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in carpal tunnel syndrome: comparison of surgical and non-surgical populations
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service, ASL7, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 12:976-83. 2005
    ..Risk factors of CTS, such as age, education and BMI, were not responsible for these differences. The results of surgical decompression were similar in men and women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Presynaptic excitability changes of group Ia fibres to muscle nociceptive stimulation in humans
    A Rossi
    Laboratorio di Neurofisiologia Umana, Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Brain Res 818:12-22. 1999
    ..It is also proposed that the same Ia presynaptic inhibition depresses the excitability of interneurones mediating group I non-reciprocal inhibition, thus resulting in Ib disinhibition of Sol Mns...
  24. ncbi request reprint Multiple arm lipomatosis and posterior interosseus nerve palsy
    F Dominici
    Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 48:373-6. 2008
    ..Lipomas are common benign soft tissue tumours which tend to be indolent and risk free. Lipomas rarely spread in the deep soft tissue causing posterior interosseous nerve (PIN) neuropathy...
  25. doi request reprint Short-term electrophysiological conduction change in median nerve fibres after carpal tunnel release
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:1025-30. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of gonadal steroids on the input-output relationship of the corticospinal pathway in humans
    Marco Bonifazi
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia, Universita degli Studi di Siena, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Brain Res 1011:187-94. 2004
    ..Our observations confirm that the threshold and gain of corticospinal motoneurones are determined by different neural mechanisms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial abnormalities in genetically assessed oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
    S Gambelli
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur Neurol 51:144-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that mitochondrial abnormalities may be a secondary phenomenon. This observation may suggest that the PABP2 gene could interfere in the posttranscriptional regulation of genes involved in mitochondrial function...
  28. ncbi request reprint Changes in corticomotor excitability of hand muscles in relation to static shoulder positions
    F Ginanneschi
    Sezione di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e del Comportamento, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 161:374-82. 2005
    ..This modulation may be functionally relevant when reaching to grasp objects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in coordination of postural control during dynamic stance in chronic low back pain patients
    R Della Volpe
    Sezione di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e del Comportamento, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gait Posture 24:349-55. 2006
    ..This change in postural strategy may underlie a dysfunction of the peripheral proprioceptive system or the central integration of proprioceptive information...
  30. ncbi request reprint Protocol of outcome evaluation for surgical release of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Fabio Reale
    Department of Neurosurgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Senese, Siena, Italy
    Neurosurgery 53:343-50; discussion 350-1. 2003
    ..To propose and apply a protocol for assessing the outcome of surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome...
  31. doi request reprint Influence of activity-induced axonal hypoexcitability on transmission of descending and segmental signals
    Alessandro Rossi
    Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological Neurosurgical and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Brain Res 1320:47-59. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed within the context of activity-induced motor axonal hyperpolarizion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early somatosensory processing during tonic muscle pain in humans: relation to loss of proprioception and motor 'defensive' strategies
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, U O Neurofisiopatologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1351-8. 2003
    ..Movement and imagery of movements are in fact known to reduce mainly pre-central SEP amplitude (i.e. gating effect)...
  33. doi request reprint Evidence of improvement in distal conduction of ulnar nerve sensory fibers after carpal tunnel release
    Mauro Mondelli
    EMG Service, Local Health Unit No 7, Siena, Italy
    Neurosurgery 65:696-700; discussion 701. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to verify any effect of carpal tunnel release (CTR) on distal ulnar nerve conduction findings, using the database of a previous study performed to establish a protocol for CTR outcome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ulnar sensory nerve impairment at the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 37:183-9. 2008
    ..This may provide insights into the mechanisms underlying extra-median spread of sensory symptoms in CTS patients...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Changes in corticomotor excitability of forearm muscles in relation to static shoulder positions
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Brain Res 1073:332-8. 2006
    ..It is proposed that the above changes in corticomotoneuronal excitability to forearm muscles as function of shoulder joint position are part of a global proximal-distal synergy operating throughout reaching movements...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lateral cutaneous nerve of calf neuropathy due to peri-popliteal cystic bursitis
    Federica Ginanneschi
    Muscle Nerve 34:503-4. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Relation between isometric muscle force and surface EMG in intrinsic hand muscles as function of the arm geometry
    Francesco Del Santo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e del Comportamento, Sezione di Neurofisiologia Clinica, Italy
    Brain Res 1163:79-85. 2007
    ..It is concluded that discharge from sensory receptors signalling shoulder position may act to regulate the gain of the excitatory drive-firing rate relation of motoneurones in order to compensate for reduced recruitment efficiency...