Lorenzo Pinessi

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc A double-blind, randomized, multicenter, Italian study of frovatriptan versus rizatriptan for the acute treatment of migraine
    Lidia Savi
    Neurology II, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:219-26. 2011
  2. pmc Efficacy of frovatriptan in the acute treatment of menstrually related migraine: analysis of a double-blind, randomized, cross-over, multicenter, Italian, comparative study versus rizatriptan
    Lidia Savi
    Neurologia II, Department of Neurology, Centro Cefalee, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:609-15. 2011
  3. pmc Multivariate analysis of brain metabolism reveals chemotherapy effects on prefrontal cerebellar system when related to dorsal attention network
    Federico D'Agata
    Department of Neuroscience, AOU San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    EJNMMI Res 3:22. 2013
  4. ncbi Abnormal 5-HT1D receptor function in cluster headache: a neuroendocrine study with sumatriptan
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:354-60. 2003
  5. pmc Genetics of cluster headache: an update
    Lorenzo Pinessi
    Neurology III, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:234-6. 2005
  6. ncbi The 1246G-->A polymorphism of the HCRTR2 gene is not associated with migraine
    L Pinessi
    Neurology II, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 27:945-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Hypnic headache syndrome: association of the attacks with REM sleep
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:150-4. 2003
  8. doi Pro-inflammatory cytokine genes influence the clinical features of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, IT 10126 Turin, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:543-7. 2009
  9. doi Interleukin-1 cluster gene polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Marco Fontanella
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Neurosurgery 66:1058-62; discussion 1062-3. 2010
  10. pmc Association between the G1246A polymorphism of the hypocretin receptor 2 gene and cluster headache: a meta-analysis
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 8:152-6. 2007

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  1. pmc A double-blind, randomized, multicenter, Italian study of frovatriptan versus rizatriptan for the acute treatment of migraine
    Lidia Savi
    Neurology II, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:219-26. 2011
    ..The results suggest that frovatriptan has a similar efficacy to rizatriptan, but a more prolonged duration of action...
  2. pmc Efficacy of frovatriptan in the acute treatment of menstrually related migraine: analysis of a double-blind, randomized, cross-over, multicenter, Italian, comparative study versus rizatriptan
    Lidia Savi
    Neurologia II, Department of Neurology, Centro Cefalee, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:609-15. 2011
    ..These results need to be confirmed by randomized, double-blind, prospective, large clinical trials...
  3. pmc Multivariate analysis of brain metabolism reveals chemotherapy effects on prefrontal cerebellar system when related to dorsal attention network
    Federico D'Agata
    Department of Neuroscience, AOU San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy
    EJNMMI Res 3:22. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi Abnormal 5-HT1D receptor function in cluster headache: a neuroendocrine study with sumatriptan
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:354-60. 2003
    ..05) reduced in patients with cluster headache, both in the active and in the remission period. Our results suggest that cerebral serotonergic functions mediated by 5-HT(1D) receptors are altered in patients with episodic cluster headache...
  5. pmc Genetics of cluster headache: an update
    Lorenzo Pinessi
    Neurology III, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:234-6. 2005
    ..Recently, we have reported a significant association between the HCRTR2 gene and the disease. The purpose of this review is to describe recent advances in the genetics of CH...
  6. ncbi The 1246G-->A polymorphism of the HCRTR2 gene is not associated with migraine
    L Pinessi
    Neurology II, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 27:945-9. 2007
    ..Comparison of the clinical features of the disease with the 1246G-->A genotypes showed no significant difference. Our data suggest that the HCRTR2 gene is not a genetic risk factor in migraine...
  7. ncbi Hypnic headache syndrome: association of the attacks with REM sleep
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:150-4. 2003
    ..Four nocturnal headache attacks were captured, all emerging from the REM phase of sleep. Our findings suggest a close relationship between the REM phase of sleep and the appearance of hypnic headache attacks...
  8. doi Pro-inflammatory cytokine genes influence the clinical features of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, IT 10126 Turin, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:543-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of functionally active polymorphisms in pro-inflammatory cytokine genes with the occurrence and the clinical features of the disease...
  9. doi Interleukin-1 cluster gene polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Marco Fontanella
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Neurosurgery 66:1058-62; discussion 1062-3. 2010
    ..Interleukin (IL)-1 is a proinflammatory cytokine that plays a pivotal role in both acute and chronic central nervous system injuries...
  10. pmc Association between the G1246A polymorphism of the hypocretin receptor 2 gene and cluster headache: a meta-analysis
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 8:152-6. 2007
    ..75, CI 95% 1.37-2.25; RE OR 1.69, CI 95% 1.11-2.58). Our data confirm that the G1246A polymorphism of the HCRTR2 gene may modulate the genetic risk for CH...
  11. doi Brain arteriovenous malformations are associated with interleukin-1 cluster gene polymorphisms
    Marco Fontanella
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Neurosurgery 70:12-7. 2012
    ..Functional polymorphisms in proinflammatory cytokines have been associated with various cerebrovascular phenotypes, including ischemic stroke, aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, and BAVM...
  12. doi Association between major mood disorders and the hypocretin receptor 1 gene
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 130:487-91. 2011
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  13. ncbi Lack of association between the apolipoprotein E gene and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in an Italian population
    Marco Fontanella
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Neurosurg 106:245-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a particular allele or genotype of the APOE gene would modify the occurrence or the clinical features of SAH...
  14. doi Cluster headache is associated with the alcohol dehydrogenase 4 (ADH4) gene
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Headache 50:92-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of genetic variants within the ADH4 gene with cluster headache susceptibility and phenotype...
  15. pmc Association between migraine and HLA-DRB1 gene polymorphisms
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:185-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that, in Italian patients, migraine is associated with different alleles of the HLA-DRB1 locus. Our data suggest the presence of a genetic susceptibility factor for migraine within the HLA region...
  16. ncbi Tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene and cerebral aneurysms
    Marco Fontanella
    Department of Neuroscience, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Neurosurgery 60:668-72; discussion 672-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the association of a functionally active polymorphism (-308 G<A) in the TNF-alpha gene with the risk and the clinical features of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  17. ncbi Absence of linkage between the interleukin-6 gene (-174 G/C) polymorphism and migraine
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15 10126, Turin, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 343:155-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, we found no significant association between the -174 G/C IL-6 polymorphism and the occurrence or the clinical features of migraine...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of HFE (hemochromatosis) gene mutations in patients with cluster headache
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Headache 45:1219-23. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether polymorphisms of the HFE gene would modify the occurrence and the clinical features of cluster headache (CH)...
  19. ncbi A polymorphism in the interleukin-1alpha gene influences the clinical features of migraine
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Italy
    Headache 42:337-40. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether a particular genotype of the interleukin-1alpha (IL1A) gene affects the clinical features of migraine...
  20. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms in frontotemporal lobar degeneration: a meta-analysis
    Elisa Rubino
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 9:706-13. 2013
    ..The study objective was to define and quantify further the disease risk associated with the carriage of different APOE alleles to determine whether APOE gene polymorphism is a risk factor for FTLD...
  21. ncbi HLA-DRB1 genotyping in Italian migraine patients
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, Torino 10126, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 393:90-3. 2006
    ..Our data suggest the presence of a genetic susceptibility factor for migraine without aura within the HLA region...
  22. doi Vascular endothelial growth factor gene polymorphisms and intracranial aneurysms
    Marco Fontanella
    Department of Neuroscience, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:1511-5. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Genetic variants in the NOTCH4 gene influence the clinical features of migraine
    Elisa Rubino
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, Torino, 10126, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:28. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that polymorphisms of the NOTCH4 gene would modify the occurrence and the clinical features of migraine...
  24. doi Haplotype analysis confirms the association between the HCRTR2 gene and cluster headache
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    Headache 48:1108-14. 2008
    ..This association was confirmed in a large study from Germany but was not replicated in a dataset of CH patients from Northern Europe...
  25. ncbi A comparison of familial and sporadic migraine in a headache clinic population
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:193-7. 2002
    ..01) earlier age at onset of the disease. No significant difference in all the remaining features examined was found. Our data suggest that famM and spoM represent a single disease entity...
  26. pmc Anger and emotional distress in patients with migraine and tension-type headache
    Paolo Perozzo
    Fondazione Carlo Molo, CE R NE, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:392-9. 2005
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  27. pmc Evidence for an association between migraine and the hypocretin receptor 1 gene
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 12:193-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our data supports the hypothesis that the HCRTR1 gene could represent a genetic susceptibility factor for migraine without aura and suggests that the hypocretin system may have a role in the pathophysiology of migraine...
  28. doi Proinflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to Paget's disease of bone: an association study
    Salvatore Gallone
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Italy
    Cytokine 56:560-3. 2011
    ....
  29. doi Absence of TARDBP gene mutations in an italian series of patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration
    Salvatore Gallone
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:239-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to search for mutations of the TARDBP gene in the disease...
  30. ncbi A polymorphism of the hypocretin receptor 2 gene is associated with cluster headache
    I Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15 10126 Turin, Italy
    Neurology 63:1286-8. 2004
    ..Homozygosity for the G allele was associated with an increased disease risk (OR: 6.79, 95% CI, 2.25 to 22.99). The data suggest that the HCRTR2 gene or a linked locus significantly modulates the risk for cluster headache...
  31. pmc Genes and primary headaches: discovering new potential therapeutic targets
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Headache Center, Neurology I, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, Torino 10126, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:61. 2013
    ..Involvement of these genes in primary headaches, as well as their potential role in the therapy of these disorders, will be discussed. ..
  32. pmc SQSTM1 mutations in frontotemporal lobar degeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Elisa Rubino
    Neurology II, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Neurology 79:1556-62. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the frequency of SQSTM1 mutations in a dataset of unrelated patients with FTLD or ALS, in comparison with healthy controls and patients with Paget disease of bone (PDB)...
  33. pmc Investigating the genetic role of aquaporin4 gene in migraine
    Elisa Rubino
    Neurology II, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:111-4. 2009
    ..Our data do not support the hypothesis that the AQP4 gene could represent a genetic susceptibility factor for migraine...
  34. ncbi Anger, depression and personality dimensions in patients with migraine without aura
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neuroscience, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Psichiatria Universitaria CPR DCA, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:122-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify whether migraine patients and controls share distinctive personality traits...
  35. ncbi Resolution of cluster headache after closure of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm: the role of pericarotid sympathetic fibres
    Salvatore Gentile
    Neurology III Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:195-8. 2006
    ..We suggest that the surgical dissection of the pericarotid sympathetic fibres could prevent the onset of the cluster headache attacks by cutting part of the circuit underlying it...
  36. ncbi Endocrine function is altered in chronic migraine patients with medication-overuse
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Department of Neuroscience, Neurology III Headache Center, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Headache 46:597-603. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of analgesic overuse on endocrine function in patients with chronic migraine and medication-overuse headache (CM-MOH)...
  37. ncbi Lack of association between the 3092 T-->C Clock gene polymorphism and cluster headache
    I Rainero
    Neurology III, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 25:1078-81. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our study suggests that the 3092 T-->C polymorphism of the Clock gene is unlikely to play an important role in cluster headache...
  38. doi Hypocretins and primary headaches: neurobiology and clinical implications
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15 10126, Torino, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:409-16. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to describe and discuss recent studies in humans suggesting a role for the hypocretin neuronal system in cluster headache and chronic migraine...
  39. pmc Attachment styles and headache
    Lidia Savi
    Primary Headache Centre, Neurology III, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Molinette Hospital, Via Chiabrera 34, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:254-7. 2005
    ..Headache sufferers seem to be characterised by attachment styles of the "insecure" type. In particular they seem to feel extremely ill at ease if there is an expectation of reduction of interpersonal distance...
  40. doi Voxel-based morphometry reveals gray matter abnormalities in migraine
    Walter Valfrè
    Neurology II, Headache Center, The Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Italy
    Headache 48:109-17. 2008
    ..Migraine is generally considered a functional brain disorder lacking structural abnormalities. Recent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies, however, suggested that migraine may be associated with subtle brain lesions...
  41. pmc Cluster headache attacks and multiple sclerosis
    Salvatore Gentile
    Neurology II Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, I 10126, Torino, Italy
    J Headache Pain 8:245-7. 2007
    ..The association between cluster headache and MS has been rarely described before. This case suggests that in patients with cluster headache neuroimaging is often useful in order to exclude structural lesions...
  42. doi Interleukin 6 gene polymorphisms are not associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in an Italian population
    M Fontanella
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15 10126 Torino, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:471-3. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi Effects of subcutaneous sumatriptan on plasma growth hormone concentrations in migraine patients
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 20:223-7. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that cerebral serotonergic functions mediated by 5-HT1D receptors are not altered in migraine. Sumatriptan overuse could lead to adverse effects mediated by its neuroendocrine activity...
  44. ncbi Brain metastasis from pheochromocytoma in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A
    S Gentile
    Department of Neurology III, Headache Center Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 43:305-6. 2001
    ..The authors report the unusual case of a MEN 2A patient with a brain metastasis from a pheochromocytoma...
  45. ncbi Association between the tumor necrosis factor-alpha -308 G/A gene polymorphism and migraine
    I Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Italy
    Neurology 62:141-3. 2004
    ..30, p < 0.001) but not in migraine with aura. These data suggest that the TNFalpha gene or a linked locus significantly modulates the risk for migraine...
  46. ncbi Pain threshold and tolerance in Alzheimer's disease
    F Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, CIND Center for the Neurophysiology of Pain, University of Torino Medical School, Italy
    Pain 80:377-82. 1999
    ..Thus, pain tolerance is tightly related to the severity of the disease according to the rule, 'the more severe the MMSE and EEG changes, the higher the tolerance to pain'...
  47. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms in patients with migraine
    Innocenzo Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 317:111-3. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we observed no significant association between APOE polymorphisms and migraine. The association between the APOE varepsilon2-varepsilon4 genotype and the tension-type headache deserves further evaluation...
  48. ncbi Haemochromatosis gene (HFE) polymorphisms and migraine: an association study
    I Rainero
    Neurology II, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 27:9-13. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that the HFE gene is not a major disease gene for migraine. However, the H63D polymorphism of the HFE gene may be considered a modifying genetic factor in migraine...
  49. ncbi Decreased sensitivity of 5-HT1D receptors in chronic tension-type headache
    I Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 42:709-14. 2002
    ..To assess the sensitivity of 5-HT1D receptors in chronic tension-type headache using sumatriptan as a pharmacological probe...
  50. ncbi Quantitative EEG responses to ischaemic arm stress in migraine
    I Rainero
    Neurology II Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 21:224-9. 2001
    ..The results of our study show that migraine sufferers display a lower threshold to physical stress and confirm previous studies indicating that migraine is a disease characterized by a state of altered neuronal excitability...
  51. ncbi Differential diagnosis of headache in a neurological department
    S Gentile
    Unit of Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 45:203-9. 2003
    ..Accurate anamnesis and accurate physical examination will help in diagnosing the aetiology of headache. In most cases, neurological and physical exams are normal. Anamnesis is therefore the key to a correct diagnosis...
  52. ncbi Association between the interleukin-1alpha gene and Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis
    I Rainero
    Neurology III Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 15 10126 Torino, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 25:1293-8. 2004
    ..Analysis of subgroups showed a significant association in patients with early-onset AD but not in late-onset AD. Our data support a significant but modest association between the T/T genotype of the IL-1alpha gene and AD...
  53. ncbi Association of the C677T polymorphism in the MTHFR gene with migraine: a meta-analysis
    E Rubino
    Neurology II, Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:818-25. 2009
    ..32, 95% CI 1.10, 1.59; RE OR 1.63, 95% CI 1.10, 2.43). This study provides evidence for an association of the MTHFR gene only in migraine with aura...
  54. ncbi Neuroendocrine effects of subcutaneous sumatriptan in patients with migraine
    I Rainero
    Neurology III, Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 24:310-4. 2001
    ..The neuroendocrine response was not significantly different in the two groups. Our results suggest that 5-HT1D receptor sensitivity is not altered in migraine...
  55. ncbi Chronic Helicobacter pylori infection and migraine: a case-control study
    L Pinessi
    Neurology III-Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 40:836-9. 2000
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our study suggests that chronic Helicobacter pylori infection is not more frequent in patients with migraine than in controls and that infection does not modify clinical features of the disease...
  56. ncbi Autonomic dysfunction associated with multiple pelvic ganglioneuromas
    S Gentile
    Neurology III--Headache Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Neurology IV, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 104:54-6. 2001
    ..Patients with signs and symptoms of autonomic dysfunction need an extensive clinical and laboratory examination of all the autonomic functions in order to exclude secondary causes of the symptomatology...
  57. doi Reversible MRI abnormalities in a patient with recurrent status migrainosus
    S Gentile
    Neurology II Headache Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15 10126 Torino, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:687-90. 2009
    ..These abnormalities, confirmed also by positron emission tomography, suggest that status migrainosus can be associated with a condition of vasogenic cerebral oedema...
  58. doi Mutations in the lamin B1 gene are not present in multiple sclerosis
    A Brussino
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, and S C D U Medical Genetics, A O U San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 16:544-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to test whether LMNB1 gene mutations were present amongst patients with a diagnosis of MS...
  59. pmc The neuronal sortilin-related receptor SORL1 is genetically associated with Alzheimer disease
    Ekaterina Rogaeva
    Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Medicine, Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Genet 39:168-77. 2007
    ..These data suggest that inherited or acquired changes in SORL1 expression or function are mechanistically involved in causing Alzheimer disease...