P Pantano

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cortical motor reorganization after a single clinical attack of multiple sclerosis
    Patrizia Pantano
    Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Brain 125:1607-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional brain reorganization in multiple sclerosis: evidence from fMRI studies
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neuroimaging 16:104-14. 2006
  3. doi request reprint A transverse and longitudinal MR imaging voxel-based morphometry study in patients with primary cervical dystonia
    P Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32:81-4. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular diseases
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Viale dell Universita, 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:314-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Impaired cortical deactivation during hand movement in the relapsing phase of multiple sclerosis: a cross-sectional and longitudinal fMRI study
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 17:1177-84. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal fMRI study on motor activity in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Brain 128:2146-53. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Intracortical excitability in patients with relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    A Conte
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, Viale dell Universita, 30, 00185, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 256:933-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Single domain amnestic MCI: a multiple cognitive domains fMRI investigation
    D Lenzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 32:1542-57. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation between MRI findings and long-term outcome in patients with severe brain trauma
    A Pierallini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neuroradiology Section, University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Neuroradiology 42:860-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Monthly brain magnetic resonance imaging scans in patients with clinically isolated syndrome
    I F Pestalozza
    Department of Neurological Science, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 11:390-4. 2005

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Cortical motor reorganization after a single clinical attack of multiple sclerosis
    Patrizia Pantano
    Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Brain 125:1607-15. 2002
    ..The extent of these changes increased with the time elapsed since disease onset and the severity of brain damage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional brain reorganization in multiple sclerosis: evidence from fMRI studies
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neuroimaging 16:104-14. 2006
    ..Longitudinal studies designed to explore the effects of both rehabilitation and pharmacological agents on brain plasticity might shed light on this issue...
  3. doi request reprint A transverse and longitudinal MR imaging voxel-based morphometry study in patients with primary cervical dystonia
    P Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32:81-4. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate GM volumes in patients with CD at baseline and 5 years later...
  4. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular diseases
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Viale dell Universita, 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:314-8. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Impaired cortical deactivation during hand movement in the relapsing phase of multiple sclerosis: a cross-sectional and longitudinal fMRI study
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 17:1177-84. 2011
    ..Little is known about the cortical activation changes during clinical relapses in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal fMRI study on motor activity in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Patrizia Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Brain 128:2146-53. 2005
    ..The tendency towards a normalization of brain functional activity is hampered in older patients and in those developing relapses or new irreversible brain damage...
  7. doi request reprint Intracortical excitability in patients with relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    A Conte
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, Viale dell Universita, 30, 00185, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 256:933-8. 2009
    ..It was found that intracortical excitability as measured with TMS differs according to the clinical course of MS; it remains normal in patients with low EDSS scores and is altered in patients with high EDSS scores...
  8. doi request reprint Single domain amnestic MCI: a multiple cognitive domains fMRI investigation
    D Lenzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 32:1542-57. 2011
    ..We suggest that these functional changes relate to the development of early compensatory mechanisms that reduce cognitive deficits associated with the progressive accumulation of brain damage...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation between MRI findings and long-term outcome in patients with severe brain trauma
    A Pierallini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neuroradiology Section, University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Neuroradiology 42:860-7. 2000
    ..FLAIR lesion volume in the frontal lobes correlated significantly with clinical scores 1 year later...
  10. ncbi request reprint Monthly brain magnetic resonance imaging scans in patients with clinically isolated syndrome
    I F Pestalozza
    Department of Neurological Science, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 11:390-4. 2005
    ..The model of six months as the optimal interval for repeating MRI exam is not supported by the present data...
  11. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging in patients with primary cervical dystonia and in patients with blepharospasm
    G Fabbrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences and Neuromed Institute IRCCS, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 15:185-9. 2008
    ..The abnormal DTI findings in patients with CD suggest the presence of brain ultrastructural changes in adult-onset primary CD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contribution of corticospinal tract damage to cortical motor reorganization after a single clinical attack of multiple sclerosis
    Patrizia Pantano
    Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome, La Sapienza, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 17:1837-43. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the significant correlation between the time since clinical onset and activation in motor areas suggests that cortical reorganization develops gradually in concomitance with the subclinical accumulation of tissue damage...
  13. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MRI in patients with non-diagnostic CT in the post-acute phase of cerebral ischemia
    P Totaro
    Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Neurol 63:94-100. 2010
    ..The aim of our work was to evaluate the diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the post-acute phase of cerebral ischemia in patients in whom CT did not yield a definitive diagnosis...
  14. doi request reprint Structural brain MR imaging changes associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients with multiple sclerosis
    E Tinelli
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:305-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between GM and WM tissue damage and OCD in patients with MS...
  15. doi request reprint Pronounced focal and diffuse brain damage predicts short-term disease evolution in patients with clinically isolated syndrome suggestive of multiple sclerosis
    E Sbardella
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 17:1432-40. 2011
    ..In clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), the role of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in detecting prognostic markers is still debated...
  16. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging in primary cervical dystonia
    C Colosimo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1591-3. 2005
    ..It is the traditional view that primary dystonia arises from abnormal basal ganglia function but causes no apparent morphological changes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delayed increase in infarct volume after cerebral ischemia: correlations with thrombolytic treatment and clinical outcome
    P Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Stroke 30:502-7. 1999
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Neural basis of maternal communication and emotional expression processing during infant preverbal stage
    D Lenzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 19:1124-33. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Diazepam effects on the cerebral responses to tonic pain: a SPET study
    V Di Piero
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 158:252-8. 2001
    ..Pain is a complex phenomenon with a strong affective-emotional component in addition to a sensory-discriminative one. This causes the activation of multiple brain areas, which process different aspects of pain simultaneously...
  20. ncbi request reprint Vascular risk factors and white matter hyperintensities in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    M Sepe-Monti
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza II Faculty, Via di Grottarossa 1035, Rome 00189, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:419-24. 2007
    ..Subjects affected by aMCI are considered at high risk for AD. Nevertheless, the role of both vascular risk factors and WMH is matter of debate...
  21. ncbi request reprint Enhanced brain motor activity in patients with MS after a single dose of 3,4-diaminopyridine
    C Mainero
    Section of Clinical Neurology, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Neurology 62:2044-50. 2004
    ..Although it was thought to do so by restoring conduction to demyelinated axons, recent experimental data show that aminopyridines administered at clinical doses potentiate synaptic transmission...
  22. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal evaluation of depression and anxiety in patients with clinically isolated syndrome at high risk of developing early multiple sclerosis
    S Di Legge
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 9:302-6. 2003
    ..The lesion load in the right temporal region is confirmed as a key area for developing depressive symptoms, even in the early phase of the disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint fMRI/EEG in paroxysmal activity elicited by elimination of central vision and fixation
    G D Iannetti
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Pozzilli, Italy
    Neurology 58:976-9. 2002
    ..fMRI provides a unique opportunity for localizing precisely the cortical areas generating paroxysmal activity in patients with fixation-off sensitivity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cortical control of optokinetic nystagmus in humans: a positron emission tomography study
    G Galati
    SHFJ, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, DSV DRM, Orsay, France
    Exp Brain Res 126:149-59. 1999
    ..Results are also discussed in terms of the specific kinds of OKN-related information processing subserved by each area in this network...
  25. doi request reprint Functional MRI changes in the central motor system in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Francesca Caramia
    Neuroradiologia, I Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:226-34. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Gray- and white-matter changes 1 year after first clinical episode of multiple sclerosis: MR imaging
    Eytan Raz
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Radiology 257:448-54. 2010
    ..To assess, by means of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, the longitudinal changes in white matter (WM) and gray matter (GM) in a cohort of patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) who were followed up for 1 year...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of corpus callosum damage on ipsilateral motor activation in patients with multiple sclerosis: a functional and anatomical study
    Delia Lenzi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:636-44. 2007
    ..Duration of TCI was negatively correlated with activation in the iM1. Our data suggest that functional changes in iM1 in patients with MS during a motor task partially represents a consequence of loss of transcallosal inhibitory fibers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Brain reorganization during attention and memory tasks in multiple sclerosis: insights from functional MRI studies
    Caterina Mainero
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, 02129, USA
    J Neurol Sci 245:93-8. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint fMRI evidence of brain reorganization during attention and memory tasks in multiple sclerosis
    Caterina Mainero
    Section of Clinical Neurology, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 21:858-67. 2004
    ..Functional changes in specific brain areas increase with increasing tissue damage suggesting that they may also represent adaptive mechanisms that reflect underlying neural disorganization or disinhibition, possibly associated with MS...
  30. doi request reprint Clinically isolated syndrome suggestive of multiple sclerosis: voxelwise regional investigation of white and gray matter
    Eytan Raz
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita, 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Radiology 254:227-34. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Vascular dementia: a cognitive SPET-CBF activation study
    V Di Piero
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome 'La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Cerebrovasc Dis 12:52-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These data suggest that vascular patients may functionally compensate for vascular damage by activating more brain areas than controls do and, consequently, by increasing the rate of regional activation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Anti-myelin antibodies predict the clinical outcome after a first episode suggestive of MS
    V Tomassini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Mult Scler 13:1086-94. 2007
    ..003 by ANOVA). Our data support the prognostic value of anti-myelin antibodies in CIS patients at risk of CDMS, with positive patients showing shorter time interval to relapse occurrence than negative patients...
  33. doi request reprint Psychopathological and cognitive effects of therapeutic cannabinoids in multiple sclerosis: a double-blind, placebo controlled, crossover study
    Massimiliano Aragona
    Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:41-7. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Unilateral neglect restricted to visual imagery
    C Guariglia
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Nature 364:235-7. 1993
    ..Contrary to previous cases involving imagery disorders, computerized tomography scans showed a lesion confined to the right frontal lobe, suggesting the role of the frontal lobe in some specific types of mental imagery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics on MR perfusion images before and after bypass surgery in patients with giant intracranial aneurysms
    F Caramia
    Neuroradiology, School of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1704-10. 2001
    ..Bypass surgery improves hemodynamics, increasing perfusion pressure and, thus, CBFi. Perfusion MR imaging can be used to evaluate cerebral hemodynamics in patients with intracranial giant aneurysm...
  36. ncbi request reprint EEG/fMRI study of ictal and interictal epileptic activity: methodological issues and future perspectives in clinical practice
    Carlo Di Bonaventura
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 47:52-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to review our two-year experience with studying ictal and interictal activities in patients with epilepsy...
  37. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of MR diffusion changes in normal appearing white matter of patients with early multiple sclerosis
    Francesca Caramia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neuroradiology, Rome, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 20:383-8. 2002
    ..The stage at which normal appearing white matter (NAWM) abnormalities first appear in multiple sclerosis (MS) is not clear. The aim of our study was to monitor water diffusion changes over time in NAWM of patients with early MS...
  38. doi request reprint Neuroplastic changes in the brain: a case of two successive adaptive changes within the motor cortex
    Eytan Raz
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Neuroimaging 20:297-301. 2010
    ..This is, to our knowledge, the first description of two distinct functional cortical changes determined by an AVM and a stroke within the motor network...
  39. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system involvement in hepatitis C virus cryoglobulinemia vasculitis: a multicenter case-control study using magnetic resonance imaging and neuropsychological tests
    Milvia Casato
    Department of Clinical Medicine, First School of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 32:484-8. 2005
    ..The mechanism by which brain lesions are produced is unclear. We investigated these phenomena by clinical evaluation (neuropsychological tests) and cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies in patients with HCV-MC vasculitis...
  40. ncbi request reprint The relationship between inflammation and atrophy in clinically isolated syndromes suggestive of multiple sclerosis: a monthly MRI study after triple-dose gadolinium-DTPA
    Andrea Paolillo
    Dept of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 251:432-9. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between inflammation and brain atrophy in patients with a clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Blood cholesterol and MRI activity in first clinical episode suggestive of multiple sclerosis
    F Giubilei
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:109-12. 2002
    ..The present study was planned to investigate the relationship between the plasma lipid profile and disease activity in patients with a first clinical episode suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Real-time MR artifacts filtering during continuous EEG/fMRI acquisition
    G Garreffa
    Department of Physics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:1175-89. 2003
    ..The on-line method also allows a further post-processing utilization...
  43. ncbi request reprint EFNS Task Force on Teaching of Neuroimaging in Neurology Curricula in Europe: present status and recommendations for the future
    P Pantano
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 8:541-8. 2001
    ..Some recommendations to make the teaching of neuroimaging more homogeneous across European countries and to improve it are provided...
  44. ncbi request reprint Anatomical functional changes in a patient presenting a complex malformation of cortical development
    Valentina Calistri
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neuroimaging 14:380-4. 2004
    ..This fMRI study highlights the compensatory role of the ipsilateral cortical pathways in hand movements in the case of a complex brain malformation that involves the main motor activation areas...
  45. doi request reprint Cannabinoid-induced effects on the nociceptive system: a neurophysiological study in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    Antonella Conte
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pain 13:472-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the cannabinoid-induced changes in the RIII reflex threshold and area in patients with MS provide objective neurophysiological evidence that cannabinoids modulate the nociceptive system in patients with MS...
  46. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in patients with partial status epilepticus
    Carlo Di Bonaventura
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:45-52. 2009
    ..This study describes the electroclinical and neuroimaging findings in 10 patients with partial SE whose DWI evaluation disclosed periictal changes related to sustained epileptic activity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Ictal hemodynamic changes in late-onset rasmussen encephalitis
    Carlo Di Bonaventura
    Ann Neurol 59:432-3. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Long-term reproducibility of fMRI activation in epilepsy patients with Fixation Off Sensitivity
    Carlo Di Bonaventura
    Epilepsia 46:1149-51. 2005