Stefano Masiero

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A novel robot device in rehabilitation of post-stroke hemiplegic upper limbs
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 1, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:531-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Pneumonia in stroke patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia: a six-month follow-up study
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:139-45. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring variables associated with rehabilitation length of stay in brain injuries patients
    R Avesani
    Department of Rehabilitation, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:433-41. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-stroke robotic training of the upper limb in the early rehabilitation phase
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
    Funct Neurol 24:203-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Upper limb movements and cerebral plasticity in post-stroke rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:103-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Thermal rehabilitation and osteoarticular diseases of the elderly
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:189-94. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Dysphagia due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: an analysis of five cases
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 1, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 30:681-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Upper limb rehabilitation robotics after stroke: a perspective from the University of Padua, Italy
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Servizio di Riabilitazione, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, IT 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 41:981-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Predictive factors for functional recovery in patients admitted to subacute care nursing home in Italy
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:74-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Healthcare service use in adolescents with non-specific musculoskeletal pain
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:1224-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint A novel robot device in rehabilitation of post-stroke hemiplegic upper limbs
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 1, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:531-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to test whether additional sensorimotor training of paralyzed or paretic upper limbs, delivered by NeReBot, enhanced motor and functional outcome in stroke patients...
  2. doi request reprint Pneumonia in stroke patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia: a six-month follow-up study
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:139-45. 2008
    ..The pneumonia was associated with absence of reflex cough after swallow, COPD, and severe impairment of consciousness and poor functional outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring variables associated with rehabilitation length of stay in brain injuries patients
    R Avesani
    Department of Rehabilitation, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:433-41. 2012
    ..The impact of outcome measure as early variables on rehabilitation length of stay (LOS) in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients remains poorly investigated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-stroke robotic training of the upper limb in the early rehabilitation phase
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Italy
    Funct Neurol 24:203-6. 2009
    ..This paper presents an overview of the literature on early robotic training of the upper limb after acute stroke...
  5. ncbi request reprint Upper limb movements and cerebral plasticity in post-stroke rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:103-8. 2008
    ..It should also incorporate a feedback system, since this seems to bring about earlier and better motor and functional outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Thermal rehabilitation and osteoarticular diseases of the elderly
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:189-94. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the advantages and possible developments of these integrated approaches to OAD in the elderly...
  7. doi request reprint Dysphagia due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: an analysis of five cases
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 1, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 30:681-5. 2010
    ..According to our results we can hypothesize that these kinetic alterations may due to Forestier's disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Upper limb rehabilitation robotics after stroke: a perspective from the University of Padua, Italy
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Servizio di Riabilitazione, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, IT 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 41:981-5. 2009
    ..This paper presents some key issues in the future perspective of upper limb robotic rehabilitation after stroke...
  9. doi request reprint Predictive factors for functional recovery in patients admitted to subacute care nursing home in Italy
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:74-7. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Healthcare service use in adolescents with non-specific musculoskeletal pain
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:1224-8. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Rehabilitation treatment in patients with ankylosing spondylitis stabilized with tumor necrosis factor inhibitor therapy: a randomized controlled trial
    Stefano Masiero
    Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Rheumatol 38:1335-42. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of nonspecific low back pain in schoolchildren aged between 13 and 15 years
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:212-6. 2008
    ..To investigate the annual (2005) prevalence of nonspecific low back pain (LBP), defined as lumbago not attributed to recognizable, known specific pathology, in a population of adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for ambulation in stroke patients in the rehabilitation setting: a multivariate analysis
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Unit of Rehabilitation, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:763-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate predictive factors for ambulatory recovery in stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia in post-carotid endarterectomy: a prospective study
    Stefano Masiero
    Rehabilitation Service, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:318-20. 2007
    ..At the 3-month follow-up, one patient presented bronchial aspiration and the mean PAS score was 1.2. This preliminary experience suggests that careful evaluation of swallowing and early rehabilitation may be advisable in these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of an educational-behavioral joint protection program on people with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled trial
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 26:2043-50. 2007
    ..This approach may efficiently complement drug therapy in these patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted rehabilitation of the upper limb after acute stroke
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:142-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether early therapy with a novel robotic device can reduce motor impairment and enhance functional recovery of poststroke patients with hemiparetic and hemiplegic upper limb...
  17. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of aspiration pneumonia
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Physical Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:78-82. 2006
    ..No aspiration pneumonia occurred after medical treatment and rehabilitation had been started. We review the medical literature on this unusual cause of aspiration pneumonia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Robot-aided intensive training in post-stroke recovery
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:261-5. 2006
    ..This approach may therefore efficaciously complement standard post-stroke multidisciplinary programs as shown by recent experimental trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of long-standing post-stroke dysphagia with botulinum toxin and rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 38:201-3. 2006
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that even long-standing dysphagia can improve dramatically in selected patients. To the best of our knowledge, there are no other reports with such a long follow-up...
  20. ncbi request reprint Design, implementation and clinical tests of a wire-based robot for neurorehabilitation
    Giulio Rosati
    Department of Innovation in Mechanics and Management, University of Padua, Italy
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:560-9. 2007
    ..According to these results, the NeReBot therapy may efficaciously complement standard poststroke multidisciplinary rehabilitation and offer novel therapeutic strategies for neurological rehabilitation...
  21. pmc Biomechanical assessment of balance and posture in subjects with ankylosing spondylitis
    Zimi Sawacha
    Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a method for quantitatively and objectively assessing both balance and posture and their mutual relationship in ankylosing spondylitis subjects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Upper-limb robot-assisted therapy in rehabilitation of acute stroke patients: focused review and results of new randomized controlled trial
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:355-66. 2011
    ..By analyzing these results and those of previous studies, we hypothesize a new robotic protocol for acute and subacute stroke patients based on both treatment modalities (in addition and in substitution)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The role of botulinum toxin injection and upper esophageal sphincter myotomy in treating oropharyngeal dysphagia
    Giovanni Zaninotto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica 3, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:997-1006. 2004
    ..If BoTox fails, CP myotomy can be offered to patients with preserved oral and tongue activity at VFS and an intact bolus propulsion ability on manometry...
  24. pmc Relationship between clinical and instrumental balance assessments in chronic post-stroke hemiparesis subjects
    Zimi Sawacha
    Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:95. 2013
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  25. pmc Effect of task-related continuous auditory feedback during learning of tracking motion exercises
    Giulio Rosati
    Rehabrobotics Lab, Dept, of Management and Engineering, University of Padua, Via Venezia 1, I 35131 Padova, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:79. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis is that properly designed continuous auditory feedback could be used to represent temporal and spatial information that could in turn, improve performance and motor learning...
  26. pmc On the role of auditory feedback in robot-assisted movement training after stroke: review of the literature
    Giulio Rosati
    Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Via Venezia 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Comput Intell Neurosci 2013:586138. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint Myofascial pain of the jaw muscles: comparison of short-term effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections and fascial manipulation technique
    Luca Guarda-Nardini
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy
    Cranio 30:95-102. 2012
    ..Future studies on larger samples over a longer follow-up span are needed on the way to identify tailored treatment strategies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a robotic assistive device for the upper extremity during early inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    1University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 28:377-86. 2014
    ..A recent Cochrane Review showed that early robotic training of the upper limb in stroke survivors can be more effective than other interventions when improving activities of daily living involving the arm function is the aim of therapy...
  29. doi request reprint Addison's disease: a survey on 633 patients in Padova
    Corrado Betterle
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Via Ospedale Civile, 105, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:773-84. 2013
    ..Addison's disease (AD) is a rare endocrine condition...
  30. ncbi request reprint The value of robotic systems in stroke rehabilitation
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Rehabilitation, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 11:187-98. 2014
    ..This article presents state-of-the-art robotic systems and their prospective function in poststroke rehabilitation of the upper and lower limbs. ..
  31. doi request reprint Impaired gait in ankylosing spondylitis
    Silvia Del Din
    Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Via Gradenigo 6 b, 35131, Padua, Italy
    Med Biol Eng Comput 49:801-9. 2011
    ..Gait analysis, through gait alterations identification, allowed planning-specific rehabilitation intervention aimed to prevent patients' stiffness together with improve balance and avoid muscles' fatigue...
  32. doi request reprint High prevalence of chronic thyroiditis in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Silvia Garelli
    Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, Padova University, Via Ospedale Civile 105, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 169:248-51. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of clinical, subclinical, potential thyroid autoimmune diseases and other organ-specific autoimmunity in a group of Italian patients with PCOS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Goniometer evaluation of thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis in subjects during growth age: a validity study
    Aristide R Gravina
    Rehabilitation Department, University of Padua, Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:247-51. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the validity of a pocket compass needle goniometer (IncliMed®, University of Padua) to measure the thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis in children and adolescent...
  34. doi request reprint Improving robotics for neurorehabilitation: enhancing engagement, performance, and learning with auditory feedback
    Giulio Rosati
    School of Engineering, University of Padua, Padua, Italy I 35131
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975373. 2011
    ..The results of this research show that generating a proper sound cue during robot assisted movement training can help patients in improving engagement, performance and learning in the exercise...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of eccentric exercise in sport injuries rehabilitation
    Antonio Frizziero
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Br Med Bull 110:47-75. 2014
    ..Preliminary results of EE in other tendinopathies and sports injuries suggest its wide prescription in the sport rehabilitation field...
  36. doi request reprint Medium-/long-term effects of a specific exercise protocol combined with patient education on spine mobility, chronic fatigue, pain, aerobic fitness and level of disability in fibromyalgia
    Erika Giannotti
    Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2014:474029. 2014
    ..To propose a rehabilitation protocol able to produce immediate and long-term beneficial effects on level of disability and overall performance in ADLs...
  37. doi request reprint Robotic technologies and rehabilitation: new tools for stroke patients' therapy
    Patrizia Poli
    Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:153872. 2013
    ..The role of robotics in poststroke patients' rehabilitation has been investigated intensively. This paper presents the state-of-the-art and the possible future role of robotics in poststroke rehabilitation, for both upper and lower limbs...
  38. doi request reprint RMI study and clinical correlations of ankle retinacula damage and outcomes of ankle sprain
    Antonio Stecco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Surg Radiol Anat 33:881-90. 2011
    ..The alteration of retinacula at MRI clearly corresponds to the proprioceptive damage revealed by static posturography and clinical examination. Treatment focused on the retinacula may improve clinical outcomes and stabilometric data...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of extracellular adenosine 5'-triphosphate on human sperm motility
    Scott E Edwards
    Center for Research on Reproduction and Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Reprod Sci 14:655-66. 2007
    ..These results suggest that ATPe could constitute a new therapeutic modality in the treatment of male infertility...