Pasquale Parisi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc "Epileptic encephalopathy" of infancy and childhood: electro-clinical pictures and recent understandings
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Centre, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Curr Neuropharmacol 8:409-21. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Headache and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children: common condition with complex relation and disabling consequences
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, NESMOS Department, Chair of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 32:72-5. 2014
  3. pmc Headache, epilepsy and photosensitivity: how are they connected?
    Dorothee G A Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite
    Department of Medical Genetics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Headache Pain 11:469-76. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of epilepsy and Brugada syndrome in a family with SCN5A mutation
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 105:415-8. 2013
  5. pmc Migraine and periodic limb movement disorders in sleep in children: a preliminary case-control study
    Maria Esposito
    Child Neurology, Chair of Pediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome 00189, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:57. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint What have we learned about ictal epileptic headache? A review of well-documented cases
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Chair of Paediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Seizure 22:253-8. 2013
  7. pmc Four-year follow-up study in a NF1 boy with a focal pontine hamartoma
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Chair of Paediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University c o St Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:10. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Could treatment of iron deficiency both improve ADHD and reduce cardiovascular risk during treatment with ADHD drugs?
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Pediatric Headache Centre, Sleep Disorders Centre, Chair of Pediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 79:246-9. 2012
  9. pmc Ictal epileptic headache: an old story with courses and appeals
    Pasquale Parisi
    NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Chair of Paediatrics, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:607-13. 2012
  10. pmc Migralepsy, hemicrania epileptica, post-ictal headache and "ictal epileptic headache": a proposal for terminology and classification revision
    Vincenzo Belcastro
    Department of Neuroscience, Neurology Clinic, Sant Anna Hospital, Como, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:289-94. 2011

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. pmc "Epileptic encephalopathy" of infancy and childhood: electro-clinical pictures and recent understandings
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Centre, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Curr Neuropharmacol 8:409-21. 2010
    ..Here, we review the efficacy and safety of the newer AEDs that, to date, are used in the treatment of EE in infancy and childhood...
  2. doi request reprint Headache and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children: common condition with complex relation and disabling consequences
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, NESMOS Department, Chair of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 32:72-5. 2014
    ..It will be crucial to gain a better understanding of how subcortical-cortical and corticocortical network development is altered during the onset of the disorders. ..
  3. pmc Headache, epilepsy and photosensitivity: how are they connected?
    Dorothee G A Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite
    Department of Medical Genetics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Headache Pain 11:469-76. 2010
    ..Lastly, studies designed to investigate the triggering role of photosensitivity in both headache and epilepsy are warranted...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of epilepsy and Brugada syndrome in a family with SCN5A mutation
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 105:415-8. 2013
    ..This observation confirms the possibility that SCN5A mutations may confer susceptibility for recurrent seizure activity, supporting the emerging concept of a genetically determined cardiocerebral channelopathy...
  5. pmc Migraine and periodic limb movement disorders in sleep in children: a preliminary case-control study
    Maria Esposito
    Child Neurology, Chair of Pediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome 00189, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:57. 2013
    ..Aim of study is to assess the prevalence of PLMd and migraine and their relationship with disability and pain intensity in a pediatric sample, referred for migraine without aura by pediatricians...
  6. ncbi request reprint What have we learned about ictal epileptic headache? A review of well-documented cases
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Chair of Paediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Seizure 22:253-8. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Four-year follow-up study in a NF1 boy with a focal pontine hamartoma
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Chair of Paediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University c o St Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:10. 2013
    ..We performed a four years follow-up study and at follow-up pontine hamartoma size remained unchanged in the son, and the father showed still no brain lesions, confirming thus an intra-familial phenotype variability...
  8. doi request reprint Could treatment of iron deficiency both improve ADHD and reduce cardiovascular risk during treatment with ADHD drugs?
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Pediatric Headache Centre, Sleep Disorders Centre, Chair of Pediatrics, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 79:246-9. 2012
    ..If empirical studies confirm this hypothesis, the clinician would be advised to systematically check iron status and effectively treat iron deficiency before starting a pharmacological treatment with ADHD drugs...
  9. pmc Ictal epileptic headache: an old story with courses and appeals
    Pasquale Parisi
    NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Chair of Paediatrics, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:607-13. 2012
    ..Finally, using our recently published criteria, we will be able to clarify if ictal epileptic headache represents an underestimated phenomenon or not...
  10. pmc Migralepsy, hemicrania epileptica, post-ictal headache and "ictal epileptic headache": a proposal for terminology and classification revision
    Vincenzo Belcastro
    Department of Neuroscience, Neurology Clinic, Sant Anna Hospital, Como, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:289-94. 2011
    ..We suggest the term "ictal epileptic headache" in cases in which headache/migraine is the sole ictal epileptic manifestation...
  11. doi request reprint Diffuse subcortical band heterotopia, periodic limb movements during sleep and a novel "de novo" mutation in the DCX gene
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Department, I Faculty of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Brain Dev 32:511-5. 2010
    ..Physiopathological links between PLMs and SBH are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Why is migraine rarely, and not usually, the sole ictal epileptic manifestation?
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology and Pediatric Headache Centre, Department of Pediatrics, La Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Seizure 18:309-12. 2009
    ..For example, as recently reported, an epileptic focus, originating and propagating along cortical non-eloquent/silent areas, through CSD, rarely causes TVS activation with migraine as the sole ictal epileptic manifestation...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sleep and epilepsy: the effect on cognitive functioning in children
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology and Sleep Paediatric Disorders Centre, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:805-10. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis on neurophysiopathological mechanisms linking epilepsy and headache
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Sleep Centre and Paediatric Headache Centre, II Faculty of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 70:1150-4. 2008
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  15. pmc "Electro-clinical syndromes" with onset in paediatric age: the highlights of the clinical-EEG, genetic and therapeutic advances
    Pasquale Parisi
    NESMOS Department, Chair of Pediatrics, Child Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome, 00189, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 37:58. 2011
    ..Therefore, according to the age at onset, here we review the more frequently observed paediatric electro-clinical syndrome from their clinical-EEG, genetic and therapeutic point of views...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive profile, parental education and BMI in children: reflections on common neuroendrocrinobiological roots
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Sleep Centre and Pediatric Endocrinology Division, Chair of Paediatrics, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:1133-41. 2010
    ..A routine neurocognitive assessment in overweight/obese children is recommended. Finally, we have added some reflections on common neuroendocrinobiological roots...
  17. doi request reprint Tension-type headache in paediatric age
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Centre, Chair of Pediatrics, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 100:491-5. 2011
    ..To date, relaxation techniques and biofeedback are therefore best placed as the first-line therapies...
  18. pmc Headache and cognitive profile in children: a cross-sectional controlled study
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Headache Paediatric Center, Paediatric Sleep Centre, Chair of Paediatrics, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039 Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:45-51. 2010
    ..From a therapeutic point of view, although within a normal range, the abilities most likely to be less brilliant in such children are verbal skills...
  19. doi request reprint Epilepsy in patients with Cornelia de Lange syndrome: a clinical series
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Seizure 22:356-9. 2013
    ..Epilepsy is a clinical feature found in about 20% of cases, but there are no data about its electroclinical features and long-term outcome...
  20. ncbi request reprint A case with atypical childhood occipital epilepsy "Gastaut type": an ictal migraine manifestation with a good response to intravenous diazepam
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology and Pediatric Sleep Centre, Chair of Pediatrics La Sapienza University, II Faculty of Medicine Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:2181-6. 2007
    ..The most likely diagnosis is an atypical form of occipital epilepsy "Gastaut type." We would therefore advocate recording EEGs with photic stimulation in patients with atypical migraneous features...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical features of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in prepubertal and pubertal patients with idiopathic epilepsy
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:319-23. 2009
    ..The findings of this study reveal some similarities and differences between prepubertal and pubertal patients, which might help to identify predictive factors in patients affected by idiopathic epilepsy who can develop PNES...
  22. doi request reprint Benign convulsions associated with mild gastroenteritis: a multicenter clinical study
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 93:107-14. 2011
    ..To assess the clinical characteristics and the outcome of benign convulsions associated with mild gastroenteritis (CwG) in Italian children...
  23. doi request reprint Long term outcome in children affected by absence epilepsy with onset before the age of three years
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 20:366-9. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to define the long-term outcome of absence epilepsy presenting before the age of 3 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint The cooccurrence of interictal discharges and seizures in pediatric sleep-disordered breathing
    Silvia Miano
    Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sense Organs Department, Chair of Pediatrics, Sleep Disorder Centre, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 29:508-12. 2013
    ..Our study confirms the high prevalence of IEDs in children with SDB. Follow-up data indicate that they may recede over time, accompanied by an improvement of sleep respiratory parameters. ..
  25. doi request reprint Neurocognitive assessment and sleep analysis in children with sleep-disordered breathing
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Paediatrics, Sleep Disease Centre, La Sapienza University of Rome Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:311-9. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Metabolic epilepsy: an update
    Laura Papetti
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Neurology Division, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Brain Dev 35:827-41. 2013
    ..In this review we present an overview of metabolic epilepsies based on various criteria such as treatability, age of onset, seizure type, and pathogenetic background. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Peri-ictal and inter-ictal headache in children and adolescents with idiopathic epilepsy: a multicenter cross-sectional study
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1419-23. 2011
    ..Headache in epileptic population ranges from 8% to 15%. The aim of this paper was to study the clinical and temporal characteristics of primary headache comorbidity in idiopathic epileptic children...
  28. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs, sex hormones, and PCOS
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsia 52:199-211. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the effects of AEDs on sex hormones is key to selecting the appropriate AEDs and is crucial for reproductive health in female patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Seizures in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: evaluation of clinical, electroencephalographic, and neuroradiologic features in a pediatric case series
    Francesco Nicita
    Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Sapienza University of Roma, Roma, Italy
    Epilepsia 55:e60-6. 2014
    ..A PowerPoint slide summarizing this article is available for download in the Supporting Information section here. ..
  30. doi request reprint Rufinamide for the treatment of refractory epilepsy secondary to neuronal migration disorders
    Raffaella Cusmai
    Division of Neurology, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 108:542-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of add-on rufinamide in children with refractory epilepsy symptomatic of neuronal migration disorders...
  31. doi request reprint Case reports of sleep phenotypes of ADHD: from hypothesis to clinical practice
    Silvia Miano
    1 La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Atten Disord 17:565-73. 2013
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  32. doi request reprint Benign epilepsy of childhood with centro-temporal spikes (BECTS) versus migraine: a neuropsychological assessment
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, NESMOS Dept, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome 00189, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:2129-35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to better define the role of CTS in children with migraine compared to children with BECTS, in relation with their neuropsychological profile...
  33. pmc Migraine treatment in developmental age: guidelines update
    Laura Papetti
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Department, I Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, C O Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:267-76. 2010
    ..Lastly, evidence was classified and the recommendations were categorized according to different levels...
  34. doi request reprint Developmental anomalies of the medial septal area: possible implication for limbic epileptogenesis
    Paola Iannetti
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Neurology Division, Sapienza University, La Sapienza Roma, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:765-70. 2011
    ..The limbic system includes a group of interconnected gray and white matter structures; in this circuit, the fornix is an important white matter connection with the septum pellucidum...
  35. doi request reprint Electroclinical features and long-term outcome of cryptogenic epilepsy in children with Down syndrome
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Pediatr 163:1754-8. 2013
    ..To describe the electroclinical features and the long-term outcomes of epilepsy in a large cohort of males and females with Down syndrome who developed epilepsy in childhood...
  36. ncbi request reprint Valproate in adolescents with photosensitive epilepsy with generalized tonic-clonic seizures only
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Via dei Vestini 5, 66100 Chieti, Italy Department of Pediatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 18:13-8. 2014
    ..To assess the effects of valproate (VPA) on seizure response/control and photosensitivity (PS) in adolescents suffering from photosensitive epilepsy with generalized tonic-clonic seizures only (EGTCS)...
  37. doi request reprint Obese children suffer more often from migraine
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 101:e416-21. 2012
    ..To determine a possible relationship between migraine and body mass index...
  38. doi request reprint Catamenial epilepsy: hormonal aspects
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:783-90. 2010
    ..Also, variations in concentrations of antiepileptic drugs across the menstrual cycle may contribute to increased seizure susceptibility. A variety of approaches have been proposed for the treatment of catamenial epilepsy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Seizures and epilepsy in Sotos syndrome: analysis of 19 Caucasian patients with long-term follow-up
    Francesco Nicita
    Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    Epilepsia 53:e102-5. 2012
    ..Seizures were easy to control with common antiepileptic drugs in almost all patients. A careful neurologic evaluation is useful for SS patients, since seizures are an important finding among people with this overgrowth syndrome...
  40. doi request reprint Melatonin to prevent migraine or tension-type headache in children
    Silvia Miano
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Sleep Centre and Paediatric Headache Centre, La Sapienza University II Faculty c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:285-7. 2008
    ..Our promising results warrant randomized placebo-controlled trials in children to assess the real effectiveness of melatonin in preventing primary headache...
  41. doi request reprint Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents receiving valproic acid
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 20:382-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the metabolic derangements induced by valproic acid (VPA) and ultrasound-diagnosed nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescents...
  42. doi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with epilepsy
    Pasquale Parisi
    Department of Pediatrics La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Brain Dev 32:10-6. 2010
    ..Treatment with psychotropic drugs can be initiated safely in most children with epilepsy and ADHD symptoms...
  43. doi request reprint Clinical dissection of early onset absence epilepsy in children and prognostic implications
    Sergio Agostinelli
    Child Epilepsy Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsia 54:1761-70. 2013
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  44. doi request reprint "Headache and epilepsy"--how are they connected?
    Laura Papetti
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Neurology Division, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 26:386-93. 2013
    ..In this paper, we review the relationship between migraine and epilepsy in terms of epidemiology and pathophysiology with regard to translational research and clinical correlations and classification...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ictal video-polysomnography and EEG spectral analysis in a child with severe Panayiotopoulos syndrome
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology Unit, University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome
    Epileptic Disord 7:333-9. 2005
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  46. ncbi request reprint Genotype-phenotype correlations in a group of 15 SCN1A-mutated Italian patients with GEFS+ spectrum (seizures plus, classical and borderline severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy)
    Francesco Nicita
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Department, I Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University c o Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    J Child Neurol 25:1369-76. 2010
    ..4297 G>A exon 22; c.5579 delA ins TCTCC exon 26) and 4 novel nucleotidic variants (IVS5+38 C>T intron 5; IVS8-19 C>T intron 18; c.4945 C>T exon 25; c.5127 C>A exon 26). Paternal inheritance was observed in 4/4 cases...
  47. doi request reprint Benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes and the multicomponent model of attention: a matched control study
    Caterina Cerminara
    Unit of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 19:69-77. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study in which the multicomponent model of attentional function has been used in children with BCECTS to provide a clearer neuropsychological profile of these patients...
  48. doi request reprint Usefulness of diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tractography in neurological and neurosurgical pediatric diseases
    Alberto Spalice
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Neurology Division, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:995-1002. 2010
    ....
  49. pmc Clinical and pharmacological aspects of inflammatory demyelinating diseases in childhood: an update
    Alberto Spalice
    Child Neurology, Paediatric Department, I Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, C O Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Curr Neuropharmacol 8:135-48. 2010
    ..This review discusses characteristics of primary demyelinating diseases more frequently observed in childhood, focusing on epidemiology, clinical aspects and treatments...
  50. ncbi request reprint Iron and ADHD: time to move beyond serum ferritin levels
    Renato Donfrancesco
    1S Pertini Hospital, ASL RM B, Rome, Italy
    J Atten Disord 17:347-57. 2013
    ..a) To compare serum ferritin levels in a sample of stimulant-naïve children with ADHD and matched controls and (b) to assess the association of serum ferritin to ADHD symptoms severity, ADHD subtypes, and IQ...
  51. doi request reprint Reflex myoclonic epilepsy in infancy: a multicenter clinical study
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 103:237-44. 2013
    ..To describe the clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) features of reflex myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (RMEI) and long-term cognitive outcome...
  52. doi request reprint The sleep phenotypes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the role of arousal during sleep and implications for treatment
    Silvia Miano
    Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sense Organs Department, Chair of Pediatrics, Sleep Disorder Centre, La Sapienza University, II Faculty, Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 79:147-53. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Fiber tractography assessment in double cortex syndrome
    Paola Iannetti
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Neurology Division, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1197-202. 2011
    ..Recently, also diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and fiber tracking (FT) have been used to investigate on white matter anomalies in SBH, adding more information about such gray matter anomaly...
  54. ncbi request reprint Bone and calcium metabolism and antiepileptic drugs
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:1-10. 2010
    ..g., valproate) cannot be readily explained by vitamin D metabolism. In this article, the literature related to the effects of classic and new antiepileptic drugs on bone health and calcium metabolism is reviewed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy, sex hormones and antiepileptic drugs in female patients
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Via dei Vestini 5, 66100 Chieti, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:1803-14. 2009
    ..The aim of the present review is to critically evaluate the recently published data concerning the interactions between sex hormones, epilepsy and AEDs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Calcium-channel blocker verapamil administration in prolonged and refractory status epilepticus
    Paola Iannetti
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, University La Sapienza 2, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 46:967-9. 2005
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  57. pmc RPGRIP1L mutations are mainly associated with the cerebello-renal phenotype of Joubert syndrome-related disorders
    F Brancati
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, CSS Mendel Institute, Rome, Italy
    Clin Genet 74:164-70. 2008
    ..Conversely, no pathogenic changes were found in patients with other JSRD phenotypes, suggesting that RPGRIP1L mutations are largely confined to the cerebello-renal subgroup, while they overall represent a rare cause of JSRD (<2%)...
  58. doi request reprint Efficacy of verapamil as an adjunctive treatment in children with drug-resistant epilepsy: a pilot study
    Francesco Nicita
    Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Seizure 23:36-40. 2014
    ..We aimed to investigate the efficacy of verapamil as add-on treatment in children with drug-resistant epilepsy...
  59. doi request reprint Residual and persistent Adie's pupil after pediatric ophthalmoplegic migraine
    Paola Iannetti
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome 00161, Italy
    Pediatr Neurol 41:204-6. 2009
    ..The mechanisms underlying tonic pupil are not fully understood. This is the first report, to the best of our knowledge, of an ophthalmoplegic migraine followed by persistent Adie's pupil. Possible pathogenic mechanisms are discussed...
  60. doi request reprint Addition of verapamil in the treatment of severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy
    Paola Iannetti
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena, 324, Roma 00161, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 85:89-95. 2009
    ..The functional consequences of such in vivo modulating effects on Ca++ channels could contribute to rational targeting for future molecular therapeutic approaches in pharmacoresistant epileptic channelopathies...
  61. doi request reprint Migraine in the borderland of epilepsy: "migralepsy" an overlapping syndrome of children and adults?
    Dorothée Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenité
    Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 53:20-5. 2012
    ..It shows clearly that distinction between the two conditions is still problematic and that migralepsy is either nonexisting or extremely rare as Gowers noticed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Current role of vigabatrin in infantile spasms
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology and Paediatric Sleep Centre, La Sapienza II University c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 11:331-6. 2007
    ..In infants with spasms due to other causes, the risk of ophthalmologic toxicity should be carefully weighted against the benefit of controlling spasms...
  63. ncbi request reprint Scotopic threshold response changes after vigabatrin therapy in a child without visual field defects: a new electroretinographic marker of early damage?
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, La Sapienza 2 University, c o Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039 Rome, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 15:573-9. 2004
    ..If the predictive value of the scotopic threshold response changes is documented, this ERG response could be used to perform a preliminary evaluation of drugs, which modify gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors and/or GABA levels...
  64. doi request reprint Levetiracetam in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: long-term efficacy in newly diagnosed adolescents
    Alberto Verrotti
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Chieti, Rome, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:29-32. 2008
    ..At 12-month evaluation: 29 patients were seizure free; three patients were responders. No patients reported adverse events. These data provide preliminary evidence that LEV may be effective for treating patients with newly diagnosed JME...
  65. ncbi request reprint Bilateral perysilvian polymicrogyria in Chiari I malformation
    Alberto Spalice
    Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, University La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1635-7. 2006
    ..This condition raises questions regarding the ethiopathogenetic classification of Chiari spectrum and as to whether embryologic and genetic causes could be potentially interconnected...
  66. doi request reprint The role of hyperhomocysteinemia in neurological features associated with coeliac disease
    Alessandro Ferretti
    Pediatric Sleep Disease Centre, Child Neurology, NESMOS Department, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, S Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035 39, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 81:524-31. 2013
    ..The aim of these investigations is to develop new therapeutic strategies designed to prevent neuronal damage and increase the quality of life in children affected by such disorders. ..
  67. doi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine in children presenting with epilepsy to a tertiary care center
    Dorothée G Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenité
    Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurology 80:421. 2013
    ..Considering that headache occurs after epilepsy onset and often in the same year confirms our hypothesis.(2)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor development and general movements in offspring of women with epilepsy and anticonvulsant therapy
    Pasquale Parisi
    Outpatient Service of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, La Sapienza 2 University, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 74:97-108. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was a prospective investigation of the psychomotor development in a selected population of infant born to women with epilepsy on AED therapy during pregnancy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Thinking over the consensus view on the Panayiotopoulos syndrome
    Pasquale Parisi
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:702-3; author reply 703. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of topiramate in refractory epilepsy of childhood: long-term follow-up study
    Salvatore Grosso
    Pediatrics Department, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:893-7. 2005
    ..Moreover, preliminary data seem to suggest that the efficacy of topiramate, when evaluated in the long-term perspective, is more sustained in localization-related epilepsy than in generalized epilepsy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Autonomic status epilepticus in Panayiotopoulos syndrome and other childhood and adult epilepsies: a consensus view
    Colin D Ferrie
    Department of Paediatric Neurology, Leeds General Infirmary, United Kingdom
    Epilepsia 48:1165-72. 2007
    ..To discuss and propose a definition of autonomic status epilepticus (SE), describe its clinical and EEG features, and review what is known about its epidemiology, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management...
  72. doi request reprint Vigabatrin and epilepsy: further lessons in early childhood
    Pasquale Parisi
    Epilepsia 49:177-8. 2008
  73. doi request reprint Commentary on the usefulness of a morning routine EEG recording in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
    Dorothée Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenité
    Department of Neurology, II Faculty of Medicine La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 78:244-5. 2008