Enrico Granieri

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Affiliation: University of Ferrara
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Lombrosian prejudice in medicine. The case of epilepsy. Epileptic psychosis. Epilepsy and aggressiveness
    Enrico Granieri
    Department of Medical, Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Italy, Corso della Giovecca 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:173-92. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in the Republic of San Marino: a prevalence and incidence study
    E Granieri
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Centro Sclerosi Multipla, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 14:325-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in the province of Ferrara : evidence for an increasing trend
    E Granieri
    Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e delComportamento, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1642-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint An autopathography of tic douloureux at the beginning of the nineteenth century
    Enrico Granieri
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:849-58. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus-specific antibody response in cerebrospinal fluid and serum of patients with multiple sclerosis
    Massimiliano Castellazzi
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 16:883-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific intrathecal oligoclonal antibody response is predominantly detected in a subset of multiple sclerosis patients with progressive forms
    Enrico Fainardi
    Neuroradiology Unit, Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurovirol 15:425-33. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Soluble HLA-G molecules are released as HLA-G5 and not as soluble HLA-G1 isoforms in CSF of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, Ferrara I 44100, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 192:219-25. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of interferon-beta 1b treatment in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis is associated with an increase in serum levels of soluble HLA-I molecules during the first 3 months of therapy
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, Ferrara I 44100, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 148:206-11. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Potential role of soluble human leukocyte antigen-G molecules in multiple sclerosis
    Enrico Fainardi
    Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Hum Immunol 70:981-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis
    Ilaria Casetta
    Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 15:1339-46. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint The Lombrosian prejudice in medicine. The case of epilepsy. Epileptic psychosis. Epilepsy and aggressiveness
    Enrico Granieri
    Department of Medical, Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Italy, Corso della Giovecca 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:173-92. 2012
    ..Today, there is an international panel of experts on epilepsy, which suggests five relevant criteria to determine if a crime committed with aggressiveness could result from epileptic seizures...
  2. doi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in the Republic of San Marino: a prevalence and incidence study
    E Granieri
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Centro Sclerosi Multipla, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 14:325-9. 2008
    ..However, an increased incidence of the disease could be considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in the province of Ferrara : evidence for an increasing trend
    E Granieri
    Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e delComportamento, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1642-8. 2007
    ..Previous descriptive surveys in the province of Ferrara, northern Italy, carried out by our own epidemiological research group, have established that this area is at high risk for MS...
  4. doi request reprint An autopathography of tic douloureux at the beginning of the nineteenth century
    Enrico Granieri
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:849-58. 2010
    ..Autopsy excluded secondary neuralgias. Information on clinical and pathogenetic theories about trigeminal neuralgia and the state of diagnostics and therapies in the first years of the nineteenth century are reported...
  5. doi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus-specific antibody response in cerebrospinal fluid and serum of patients with multiple sclerosis
    Massimiliano Castellazzi
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 16:883-7. 2010
    ..3 to 6.3%). These findings do not support a direct pathogenetic role of EBV-targeted humoral immune response in multiple sclerosis...
  6. doi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific intrathecal oligoclonal antibody response is predominantly detected in a subset of multiple sclerosis patients with progressive forms
    Enrico Fainardi
    Neuroradiology Unit, Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurovirol 15:425-33. 2009
    ..However, an intrathecal release of C. pneumoniae-specific oligoclonal IgG can occur in a subset of patients with MS progressive forms in whom a C. pneumoniae-persistent brain infection may play a pathogenetic role...
  7. ncbi request reprint Soluble HLA-G molecules are released as HLA-G5 and not as soluble HLA-G1 isoforms in CSF of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, Ferrara I 44100, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 192:219-25. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that the potential implication of sHLA-G proteins in the resolution of MS intrathecal inflammatory response is probably due to HLA-G5 isoform...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of interferon-beta 1b treatment in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis is associated with an increase in serum levels of soluble HLA-I molecules during the first 3 months of therapy
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, Ferrara I 44100, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 148:206-11. 2004
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  9. doi request reprint Potential role of soluble human leukocyte antigen-G molecules in multiple sclerosis
    Enrico Fainardi
    Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Hum Immunol 70:981-7. 2009
    ..However, the mechanisms operating in the immunomodulatory circuit mediated by sHLA-G proteins remain to be clarified...
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis
    Ilaria Casetta
    Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Mult Scler 15:1339-46. 2009
    ..The impact of disability seems to be stronger among men, in particular for scales related to mental well-being. This could indicate that interventions should to be gender specific in order to better meet patients' needs...
  11. doi request reprint Temporal trend of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis incidence in southern Europe: a population study in the health district of Ferrara, Italy
    Vittorio Govoni
    Section of Clinical Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol 259:1623-31. 2012
    ..The present findings do not support the role of specific environmental factors in ALS pathogenesis...
  12. doi request reprint Chlamydophila pneumoniae DNA and mRNA transcript levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with multiple sclerosis
    Carlo Contini
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Neurosci Res 62:58-61. 2008
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that C. pneumoniae may occur in a persistent and metabolically active state at both peripheral and intrathecal levels in MS, but not in OIND and NIND...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence of status epilepticus in southern Europe: a population study in the health district of Ferrara, Italy
    Vittorio Govoni
    Neurological Clinic, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Eur Neurol 59:120-6. 2008
    ..The epidemiologic features of status epilepticus (SE) are still in the course of definition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Under the microscope: focus on Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and multiple sclerosis
    Enrico Fainardi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Unità Operativa di Neuroradiologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Arcispedale S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Neurovasc Res 5:60-70. 2008
    ..pneumoniae could induce a chronic persistent brain infection acting as a cofactor in the development of the disease. Thus, the actual involvement of C. pneumoniae in MS still remains to be elucidated...
  15. doi request reprint Role of HLA-G 14bp deletion/insertion and +3142C>G polymorphisms in the production of sHLA-G molecules in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Roberta Rizzo
    Department of Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara 44121, Italy
    Hum Immunol 73:1140-6. 2012
    ..Our preliminary findings suggest that serum and CSF sHLA-G levels in MS could be influenced by HLA-G polymorphisms irrespective of the inflammatory microenvironment...
  16. doi request reprint Incidence and prognosis of stroke in young adults: a population-based study in Ferrara, Italy
    Elisabetta Groppo
    Section of Clinical Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Corso della Giovecca 203, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:53-8. 2012
    ..The incidence rate was in the range of estimates detected in western countries. The case-fatality rate was lower than that reported in less recent studies. The stroke subtype predicted the probability of death and the outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, rural environment and agricultural work in the Local Health District of Ferrara, Italy, in the years 1964-1998
    Vittorio Govoni
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Universita di Ferrara, Corso della Giovecca, 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol 252:1322-7. 2005
    ..0). The present findings indicate that rural residence itself does not influence the risk of ALS while agricultural activities could influence the risk of ALS, with occupational exposure to agricultural chemicals playing a possible role...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is there a decrease in Guillain-Barré syndrome incidence after bovine ganglioside withdrawal in Italy? A population-based study in the Local Health District of Ferrara, Italy
    Vittorio Govoni
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Corso della Giovecca 203, I 44100, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 216:99-103. 2003
    ..This temporal pattern did not seem related to ganglioside withdrawal, and no definite explanation for it was found which could imply that the disease incidence is less stable than it was deemed...
  19. pmc Chlamydophila pneumoniae Infection and Its Role in Neurological Disorders
    Carlo Contini
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Fossato di Mortara, 23, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2010:273573. 2010
    ..The role of Chlamydia in the pathogenesis of mental or neurobehavioral disorders including schizophrenia and autism is uncertain and fragmentary and will require further confirmation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal production of Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific high-affinity antibodies is significantly associated to a subset of multiple sclerosis patients with progressive forms
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, I 44100, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 217:181-8. 2004
    ..pneumoniae-specific high-affinity IgG can occur in a subset of patients with MS progressive forms in which a C. pneumoniae brain chronic persistent infection may play an important pathogenetic role...
  21. doi request reprint Multiple sclerosis lymphocytes upregulate A2A adenosine receptors that are antiinflammatory when stimulated
    Fabrizio Vincenzi
    Department of Medical Sciences, Pharmacology Section, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Eur J Immunol 43:2206-16. 2013
    ..This new evidence highlights that A2A AR agonists could represent a novel therapeutic tool for MS treatment as suggested by the antiinflammatory role of A2A ARs in lymphocytes from MS patients. ..
  22. doi request reprint Gait measures with a triaxial accelerometer among patients with neurological impairment
    Patrik Fazio
    Department of Medical, Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Corso della Giovecca 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:435-40. 2013
    ..Moreover, it is plausible to use these data to obtain objective parameters in the evaluation of the progression of the disease and the efficacy of therapeutic tools...
  23. doi request reprint Altered natural killer cells' response to herpes virus infection in multiple sclerosis involves KIR2DL2 expression
    Roberta Rizzo
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 251:55-64. 2012
    ..CpG treatment of purified NK cells affected directly KIR2DL2 modulation and cell activation. These data suggest potential implications for viral pathogenesis of MS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the local health district of Ferrara, Italy, 1964-1998
    Vittorio Govoni
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italia
    Neuroepidemiology 22:229-34. 2003
    ..The role of environmental factors cannot be excluded, but based on the present findings, it seems to be of little importance...
  25. doi request reprint A possible paraneoplastic neuromyelitis optica associated with lung cancer
    Giuseppe De Santis
    Department of Medical Surgical Disciplines, Communication and Behaviour, Institute of Clinical Neurology, Corso Giovecca, 203, 44100, Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:397-400. 2009
    ..Testing for NMO-Ig resulted positive. Patient's diagnosis was thus consistent with a possible paraneoplastic neuromyelitis optica associated with non-small cell lung cancer and evidence of NMO-Ig...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tribute to Mirko Carreras, 1927-2005
    Enrico Granieri
    Neurol Sci 26:288-92. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Molecular identification and antibody testing of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in a subgroup of patients with HIV-associated dementia complex. Preliminary results
    Carlo Contini
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Via Fossato di Mortara, 23, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 136:172-7. 2003
    ..The results suggest a hypothetical role of C. pneumoniae in the pathogenesis or progression of HADC...
  28. doi request reprint A case of asymptomatic pontine myelinolysis
    Angelica Lupato
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behaviour, Ferrara University, Ferrara, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:361-4. 2010
    ..The actual reason why he presented this lesion is not clear, but we discuss the possible role in the etiopathogenesis of his chronic use of anti-depressive drugs and the exposure to glue and chemical agents...
  29. doi request reprint Altered miRNA expression in T regulatory cells in course of multiple sclerosis
    Giuseppe De Santis
    Section of Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of the Communication and Behaviour, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 226:165-71. 2010
    ..Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs) have been involved in autoimmune disorders and their loss-of-function in immune cells was shown to facilitate systemic autoimmune disorders. Here, we analyzed the miRNA expression profile in Tregs from MS-RR...
  30. doi request reprint Is the resection of gliomas in Wernicke's area reliable? : Wernicke's area resection
    Silvio Sarubbo
    Department of Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Division of Neurosurgery, S Anna University Hospital, 203, Corso Giovecca, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1653-62. 2012
    ..HGGs, instead, can be completely removed without deficits and sometimes beyond the contrast enhancement area, allowing the best possible oncological prognosis for the patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of anticoagulants on the activity of gelatinases
    Massimiliano Castellazzi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of the Communication and Behaviour, Section of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara I 44100, Italy
    Clin Biochem 40:1272-6. 2007
    ..To identify the best procedure for preanalytical blood collection in the determination of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 and -9 by testing the effects of anticoagulants on their activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Presence of detectable levels of soluble HLA-G molecules in CSF of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: relationship with CSF soluble HLA-I and IL-10 concentrations and MRI findings
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 142:149-58. 2003
    ....
  33. doi request reprint A2A adenosine receptor overexpression and functionality, as well as TNF-alpha levels, correlate with motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Katia Varani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Pharmacology Section, University of Ferrara, via Fossato di Mortara 17 19 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    FASEB J 24:587-98. 2010
    ..Moreover, the correlation found between A(2A)AR density or A(2A) agonist potency and UPDRS motor score highlights the central role of A(2A)ARs in the pharmacological treatment of PD...
  34. pmc The diagnostic criteria for small fibre neuropathy: from symptoms to neuropathology
    Grazia Devigili
    Neurological Clinic, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Brain 131:1912-25. 2008
    ..6% of them the clinical picture did not change. Spontaneous remission of neuropathic pain occurred in 10.9% of SFN patients, while it worsened in 30.4% of them...
  35. doi request reprint Encoding of human action in Broca's area
    Patrik Fazio
    DSBTA, Section of Human Physiology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Brain 132:1980-8. 2009
    ..Our study provides a demonstration that frontal aphasics, not affected by apraxia, are specifically impaired in their capability to correctly encode observed human actions...
  36. ncbi request reprint The excitability of the trigeminal motor system in sleep bruxism: a transcranial magnetic stimulation and brainstem reflex study
    Ernesto Gastaldo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Clinical Neurology Unit, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 20:145-55. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical and MRI disease activity in multiple sclerosis are associated with reciprocal fluctuations in serum and cerebrospinal fluid levels of soluble HLA class I molecules
    Enrico Fainardi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Ferrara, Arcispedale S Anna, Corso della Giovecca 203, I 44100, Ferrara, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 133:151-9. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cryptogenic and idiopathic partial epilepsy: a community-based case-control study in Copparo, Italy
    Ilaria Casetta
    Sezione di Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chirurgiche della Comunicazione e del Comportamento, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italia
    Neuroepidemiology 21:251-4. 2002
    ..The etiology of epilepsy remains unknown in most cases. We sought to investigate the role of some pre-, peri- and postnatal factors in the etiology of idiopathic and cryptogenetic partial epilepsy...