Leonardo Pantoni


Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy


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    Pantoni L, Bianchi C, Beneke M, Inzitari D, Wallin A, Erkinjuntti T. The Scandinavian Multi-Infarct Dementia Trial: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial on nimodipine in multi-infarct dementia. J Neurol Sci. 2000;175:116-23 pubmed
    ..A post-hoc analysis (presented in an accompanying paper) suggests that nimodipine may have a favorable effect in the subgroup of patients defined as affected by subcortical (small vessel) vascular dementia. ..
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    Pantoni L, Sarti C, Pescini F, Bianchi S, Bartolini L, Nencini P, et al. Thrombophilic risk factors and unusual clinical features in three Italian CADASIL patients. Eur J Neurol. 2004;11:782-7 pubmed
    ..We conclude that a diagnosis of CADASIL should not be disregarded in patients with vascular risk factors and presenting with symptoms not immediately referable to subcortical damage at ages more advanced than commonly reported. ..
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    Pantoni L, Sarti C, Alafuzoff I, Jellinger K, Munoz D, Ogata J, et al. Postmortem examination of vascular lesions in cognitive impairment: a survey among neuropathological services. Stroke. 2006;37:1005-9 pubmed
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    Pantoni L, Lamassa M, Inzitari D. Transient global amnesia: a review emphasizing pathogenic aspects. Acta Neurol Scand. 2000;102:275-83 pubmed
    ..Our conclusion has relevant consequences in the evaluation of patients with TGA...
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    Pantoni L, Bertini E, Lamassa M, Pracucci G, Inzitari D. Clinical features, risk factors, and prognosis in transient global amnesia: a follow-up study. Eur J Neurol. 2005;12:350-6 pubmed
    ..These results have therapeutic implications and reinforce the hypothesis that TGA is a benign disorder...
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    Pantoni L, Poggesi A, Basile A, Pracucci G, Barkhof F, Chabriat H, et al. Leukoaraiosis predicts hidden global functioning impairment in nondisabled older people: the LADIS (Leukoaraiosis and Disability in the Elderly) Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54:1095-101 pubmed
    ..To determine whether leukoaraiosis severity is independently associated with differences in global functioning in nondisabled elderly patients...