C A Porro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Udine
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional imaging and pain: behavior, perception, and modulation
    Carlo A Porro
    Dip Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, University di Udine, Italy
    Neuroscientist 9:354-69. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral involvement of primary motor cortex during motor imagery
    C A Porro
    Dip Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 12:3059-63. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Does anticipation of pain affect cortical nociceptive systems?
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Neurosci 22:3206-14. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Independent time courses of supraspinal nociceptive activity and spinally mediated behavior during tonic pain
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Pain 104:291-301. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional activity mapping of the mesial hemispheric wall during anticipation of pain
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Neuroimage 19:1738-47. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint CNS pattern of metabolic activity during tonic pain: evidence for modulation by beta-endorphin
    C A Porro
    Scienze e Technologie Biomediche, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 11:874-88. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of ketamine anesthesia on central nociceptive processing in the rat: a 2-deoxyglucose study
    C A Porro
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Neuroscience 125:485-94. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variations in tonic pain reactions in mice
    L Perissin
    Dipartrimo di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Italy
    Life Sci 67:1477-88. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging as a tool for investigating human cortical motor function
    C A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Italy
    Arch Ital Biol 137:101-14. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardioventilatory responses during real or imagined walking at low speed
    S Fusi
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche and MATI Center of Excellence, Universita di Udine, P le M Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine
    Arch Ital Biol 143:223-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional imaging and pain: behavior, perception, and modulation
    Carlo A Porro
    Dip Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, University di Udine, Italy
    Neuroscientist 9:354-69. 2003
    ..These findings begin to disclose the spatio-temporal dynamics of brain networks underlying pain perception and modulation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral involvement of primary motor cortex during motor imagery
    C A Porro
    Dip Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 12:3059-63. 2000
    ..These results suggest that overlapping neural networks in motor and premotor cortex of the contralateral and ipsilateral hemispheres are involved during imagery and execution of simple motor tasks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does anticipation of pain affect cortical nociceptive systems?
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Neurosci 22:3206-14. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Independent time courses of supraspinal nociceptive activity and spinally mediated behavior during tonic pain
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Pain 104:291-301. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional activity mapping of the mesial hemispheric wall during anticipation of pain
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Neuroimage 19:1738-47. 2003
    ..These findings unravel a complex pattern of brain activity during uncertain anticipation of noxious input, likely related both to changes in the level of arousal and to cognitive modulation of the pain system...
  6. ncbi request reprint CNS pattern of metabolic activity during tonic pain: evidence for modulation by beta-endorphin
    C A Porro
    Scienze e Technologie Biomediche, University of Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 11:874-88. 1999
    ..These results provide a map of the CNS pattern of metabolic activity during tonic somatic pain, and demonstrate a modulatory role for beta-endorphin in central networks that process somatosensory inputs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of ketamine anesthesia on central nociceptive processing in the rat: a 2-deoxyglucose study
    C A Porro
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, P le Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine, Italy
    Neuroscience 125:485-94. 2004
    ..More generally, this study shows that functional imaging techniques are able to quantitatively assess the effects of anesthetic drugs on nociceptive processing at different levels of the neuraxis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variations in tonic pain reactions in mice
    L Perissin
    Dipartrimo di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Italy
    Life Sci 67:1477-88. 2000
    ..These results demonstrate different diurnal variations in the reactions to brief or prolonged noxious stimulation in mice, with greater responses to tonic pain at the onset of the dark phase...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging as a tool for investigating human cortical motor function
    C A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Italy
    Arch Ital Biol 137:101-14. 1999
    ..Finally, this technique has proved useful to deepen our understanding of the neural basis of motor imagery, demonstrating increased activity in the primary motor cortex during mental representation of sequential finger movements...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardioventilatory responses during real or imagined walking at low speed
    S Fusi
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche and MATI Center of Excellence, Universita di Udine, P le M Kolbe 4, I 33100 Udine
    Arch Ital Biol 143:223-8. 2005
    ..These results confirm and extend previous observations showing that motor imagery is accompanied by centrally induced changes in vegetative responses, and provide evidence for a differential control on respiratory rate and tidal volume...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physiological noise modelling for spinal functional magnetic resonance imaging studies
    Jonathan C W Brooks
    PAIN Group, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics, Le Gros Clark Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QX, UK
    Neuroimage 39:680-92. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint An ARX model-based approach to trial by trial identification of fMRI-BOLD responses
    Patrizia Baraldi
    Department of Scienze Biomediche, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, V Campi 287, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Neuroimage 37:189-201. 2007
    ..The proposed procedure should also prove useful as a pre-processing step in different approaches to the analysis of fMRI data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parietal cortex involvement in the localization of tactile and noxious mechanical stimuli: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Carlo A Porro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Human Physiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 178:183-9. 2007
    ..On these grounds, our findings support the existence of overlapping cortical populations in the contralateral parietal lobe, exerting a role in spatial discriminative aspects of touch and mechanically induced pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diurnal changes of tonic nociceptive responses in mice: evidence for a proalgesic role of melatonin
    Laura Perissin
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita di Udine, Piazzale Kolbe 4, Udine 33100, Italy
    Pain 110:250-8. 2004
    ..A further significant decrease of melatonin receptor binding was induced by noxious stimulation. These results suggest a proalgesic role of endogenous melatonin in tonic pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal excitability during painful self-stimulation in humans: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Luciano Fadiga
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Advanced Therapies, Section of Human Physiology, University of Ferrara, Via Fossato di Mortara 17 19, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 361:250-3. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Neural circuits involved in the recognition of actions performed by nonconspecifics: an FMRI study
    Giovanni Buccino
    Institute of Human Physiology, University of Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:114-26. 2004
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  17. doi request reprint Does it look painful or disgusting? Ask your parietal and cingulate cortex
    Francesca Benuzzi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Neurosci 28:923-31. 2008
    ..Namely, the parietal cortex appears to be particularly involved in the recognition of noxious environmental stimuli, suggesting that areas involved in sensory aspects of pain are specifically triggered by observing noxious events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional responses in the human spinal cord during willed motor actions: evidence for side- and rate-dependent activity
    Marta Maieron
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Neurosci 27:4182-90. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of force after action observation: behavioural and neurophysiological studies
    Carlo A Porro
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione Fisiologia, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 45:3114-21. 2007
    ..These results show a powerful, specific role of action observation in motor training, likely exerted through premotor areas, which may prove useful in physiological and rehabilitative conditions...