A Priori

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation or transcranial direct current stimulation?
    Alberto Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    Brain Stimul 2:241-5. 2009
  2. ncbi Postcontraction depression of reciprocal inhibition in human forearm muscles
    A Priori
    Laboratorio di Neurofisiologia, Istituto di Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Milano, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 23:1335-43. 2000
  3. ncbi Multifocal motor neuropathy: current concepts and controversies
    Eduardo Nobile-Orazio
    Dino Ferrari Centre and Centre of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Neurological Sciences, Milan University, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, and Humanitas Clinical Institute, Milan, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 31:663-80. 2005
  4. pmc Transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation
    Filippo Cogiamanian
    Unità Operativa di Neurofisiopatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milan, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 3:63. 2012
  5. pmc Brain switches utilitarian behavior: does gender make the difference?
    Manuela Fumagalli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e8865. 2010
  6. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and language
    Alessia Monti
    Centro Interdipartimentale Mente Cervello, Centro di Riabilitazione Neurocognitiva, Universita degli Studi di Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:832-42. 2013
  7. doi Deep brain electrophysiological recordings provide clues to the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome
    Alberto Priori
    Centro Clinico per la Neurostimolazione, le Neurotecnologie ed i Disordini del Movimento, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1063-8. 2013
  8. doi Adaptive deep brain stimulation (aDBS) controlled by local field potential oscillations
    Alberto Priori
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Exp Neurol 245:77-86. 2013
  9. doi Functional and clinical neuroanatomy of morality
    Manuela Fumagalli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Brain 135:2006-21. 2012
  10. ncbi 300-Hz subthalamic oscillations in Parkinson's disease
    G Foffani
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Brain 126:2153-63. 2003

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  1. doi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation or transcranial direct current stimulation?
    Alberto Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    Brain Stimul 2:241-5. 2009
    ..Given that both techniques lead to the same final result, this article discusses in theory several issues that can help an investigator to decide whether rTMS or tDCS would be more suitable for the scope of the planned work...
  2. ncbi Postcontraction depression of reciprocal inhibition in human forearm muscles
    A Priori
    Laboratorio di Neurofisiologia, Istituto di Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Milano, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 23:1335-43. 2000
    ..This finding may imply the need to reinterpret results from RI studies in normal subjects and in patients with movement disorders...
  3. ncbi Multifocal motor neuropathy: current concepts and controversies
    Eduardo Nobile-Orazio
    Dino Ferrari Centre and Centre of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Neurological Sciences, Milan University, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, and Humanitas Clinical Institute, Milan, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 31:663-80. 2005
    ..These issues are addressed in this review of the main clinical, electrophysiological, immunological, and therapeutic features of this neuropathy...
  4. pmc Transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation
    Filippo Cogiamanian
    Unità Operativa di Neurofisiopatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milan, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 3:63. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Brain switches utilitarian behavior: does gender make the difference?
    Manuela Fumagalli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e8865. 2010
    ..The gender-specific functional organization of the brain areas involved in utilitarian behavior could be a correlate of the moral and social behavioral differences between the two sexes...
  6. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and language
    Alessia Monti
    Centro Interdipartimentale Mente Cervello, Centro di Riabilitazione Neurocognitiva, Universita degli Studi di Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:832-42. 2013
    ..Despite the fact that important variables are yet to be determined, tDCS combined with rehabilitation techniques seems a promising therapeutic option for aphasia. ..
  7. doi Deep brain electrophysiological recordings provide clues to the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome
    Alberto Priori
    Centro Clinico per la Neurostimolazione, le Neurotecnologie ed i Disordini del Movimento, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1063-8. 2013
    ..DBS could reduce tics related increased low-frequency activity by shifting the basal ganglia-thalamic oscillation power to higher frequencies...
  8. doi Adaptive deep brain stimulation (aDBS) controlled by local field potential oscillations
    Alberto Priori
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Exp Neurol 245:77-86. 2013
    ....
  9. doi Functional and clinical neuroanatomy of morality
    Manuela Fumagalli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Brain 135:2006-21. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi 300-Hz subthalamic oscillations in Parkinson's disease
    G Foffani
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Brain 126:2153-63. 2003
    ..An absent 300-Hz subthalamic rhythm could be a pathophysiological clue in Parkinson's disease. The 300-Hz rhythm also provides the rationale for an excitatory--and not only inhibitory--interpretation of DBS mechanism of action in humans...
  11. ncbi Rhythm-specific pharmacological modulation of subthalamic activity in Parkinson's disease
    A Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Universita di Milano, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Exp Neurol 189:369-79. 2004
    ..Multiple rhythms are consistent with the hypothesis of multiple oscillating systems, each possibly correlating with specific aspects of human STN function and dysfunction...
  12. ncbi Pathophysiological heterogeneity of conduction blocks in multifocal motor neuropathy
    Alberto Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Brain 128:1642-8. 2005
    ..Our observations indicate that the pathophysiological abnormalities at the site of conduction block in MMN may arise from depolarization or hyperpolarization, probably depending on the course of disease...
  13. ncbi Lie-specific involvement of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in deception
    Alberto Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena 20122, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 18:451-5. 2008
    ..86 +/- 5.0%; P = 0.002). These findings show that manipulation of brain function with DLPFC tDCS specifically influences experimental deception and that distinctive neural mechanisms underlie different types of lies...
  14. ncbi Low-frequency subthalamic oscillations increase after deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    A Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 71:149-54. 2006
    ..This increase of low-frequency LFP oscillations could reflect stimulation-induced modulation of network activity or could represent changes of the electrochemical properties at the brain-electrode interface...
  15. ncbi Do intraoperative microrecordings improve subthalamic nucleus targeting in stereotactic neurosurgery for Parkinson's disease?
    A Priori
    Department of Neurosurgical Sciences, IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 47:56-60. 2003
    ..The clinical importance of intraoperative microrecordings for subthalamic nucleus (STN) localization in neurosurgical practice remains a matter of debate in the various groups...
  16. ncbi Chronic epidural motor cortical stimulation for movement disorders
    Alberto Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan Medical School, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Lancet Neurol 6:279-86. 2007
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  17. ncbi Limb immobilization for the treatment of focal occupational dystonia
    A Priori
    Istituto di Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Neurology 57:405-9. 2001
    ..Occupational dystonias have a severe social impact, especially in certain professions. The available medical treatments offer little benefit...
  18. ncbi Distinctive abnormalities of motor axonal strength-duration properties in multifocal motor neuropathy and in motor neurone disease
    A Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, University of Milan, Italy
    Brain 125:2481-90. 2002
    ..Measuring the strength-duration curve of the ulnar motor axons might be useful in the differential diagnosis between de novo MMN and MND...
  19. ncbi Decreased EMG inhibition following electrical stimulation over muscle tendons in myopathies
    A Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1931-5. 2001
    ..To assess the central EMG inhibitory action of tendon afferent input in muscle diseases...
  20. ncbi Brain polarization in humans: a reappraisal of an old tool for prolonged non-invasive modulation of brain excitability
    Alberto Priori
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico di Milano, Universita di Milano, Padiglione Ponti, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:589-95. 2003
    ..Scalp DC might represent a non-invasive simple and valuable potential treatment for psychiatric and neurologic diseases with changes in brain excitability or focally abnormal (increased or decreased) function...
  21. ncbi Physiological recordings from electrodes implanted in the basal ganglia for deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. the relevance of fast subthalamic rhythms
    G Foffani
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita di Milano, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 93:97-9. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi Movement-related modulation of neural activity in human basal ganglia and its L-DOPA dependency: recordings from deep brain stimulation electrodes in patients with Parkinson's disease
    A Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, University of Milan, Padiglione Ponti, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 23:S101-2. 2002
    ..Both frequencies changed their power with a specific temporal modulation related to the different movement phases. L-DOPA specifically and selectively influenced the spectral power changes in these two signal bands...
  23. ncbi The subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease: power spectral density analysis of neural intraoperative signals
    A Pesenti
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Via F Sforza 35, I 20122, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 24:367-74. 2004
    ..On-line intraoperative estimation of the PSD may be a simple, reliable, rapid and complementary approach to electrophysiological monitoring during STN surgery for Parkinson's disease...
  24. ncbi Gender-related differences in the human subthalamic area: a local field potential study
    S Marceglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, 20122 Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 24:3213-22. 2006
    ..Gender-related neurophysiological differences may be important for understanding gender-specific features of neurodegenerative disorders and should be considered when interpreting LFP data from the human basal ganglia...
  25. ncbi Visualisation of the subthalamic nucleus: a multiple sequential image fusion (MuSIF) technique for direct stereotaxic localisation and postoperative control
    M Egidi
    Neurosurgery Clinic, IRCCS Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 23:S71-2. 2002
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  26. ncbi Subthalamic oscillatory activities at beta or higher frequency do not change after high-frequency DBS in Parkinson's disease
    G Foffani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 69:123-30. 2006
    ....
  27. pmc Dopamine-dependent non-linear correlation between subthalamic rhythms in Parkinson's disease
    S Marceglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    J Physiol 571:579-91. 2006
    ..The pathophysiology of information processing in the human basal ganglia therefore involves not only activities of individual rhythms, but also interactions between rhythms...
  28. doi Subthalamic local field potential oscillations during ongoing deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    L Rossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 76:512-21. 2008
    ..Local polarization might in turn also help to normalize STN hyperactivity in Parkinson's disease...
  29. ncbi Multiple sequential image-fusion and direct MRI localisation of the subthalamic nucleus for deep brain stimulation
    P M Rampini
    Neurosurgical Operative Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Maggiore Polyclinic Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 47:33-9. 2003
    ..The target co-ordinates are traditionally calculated in relation to the intercommissural distance. Anterior (AC) and posterior commissures (PC) may be visualised by the means of ventriculography, CT or MRI...
  30. ncbi Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation impairs the practice-dependent proficiency increase in working memory
    R Ferrucci
    University of Milan, and Fondazione IRCCS Ospeda le Maggiore, Polyclinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1687-97. 2008
    ..In conclusion, tDCS over the cerebellum specifically impairs the practice-dependent proficiency increase in verbal WM...
  31. doi Modulation of beta oscillations in the subthalamic area during action observation in Parkinson's disease
    S Marceglia
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Neuroscience 161:1027-36. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: the experience of the Policlinico-San Paolo Group in Milan
    F Tamma
    Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 24:S41-2. 2003
    ..Therapeutic success depends on a multidisciplinary team approach, meticulous patient selection, including patients' cognitive, psychic, and behavioral status, and patient and family lifestyles...
  33. pmc Altered subthalamo-pallidal synchronisation in parkinsonian dyskinesias
    G Foffani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Clinica Neurologica, Padiglione Ponti, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via F Sforza 35, Milano, 20122 Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:426-8. 2005
    ....
  34. doi Lies tell the truth about cognitive dysfunction in essential tremor: an experimental deception study with the guilty knowledge task
    F Mameli
    Centro Clinico per la Neurostimolazione, le Neurotecnologie ed i Disordini del Movimento, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:1008-13. 2013
    ..Although abnormalities in the fronto-subcortical circuits could imply difficulty in lying, no study has investigated deception in patients with ET...
  35. pmc Movement-related frequency modulation of beta oscillatory activity in the human subthalamic nucleus
    G Foffani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Italy
    J Physiol 568:699-711. 2005
    ..Movement-related FM of beta oscillatory activity in the human subthalamic nucleus therefore provides a novel informational domain for rhythm-based pathophysiological models of cortico-basal ganglia processing...
  36. ncbi Non-motor effects of deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease: preliminary physiological results
    A Priori
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:85-6. 2001
    ..We conclude that DBS of the STN in PD, besides inducing a clinical improvement, induces several non-motor effects...
  37. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in unipolar vs. bipolar depressive disorder
    A R Brunoni
    Centro Clinico per la Neurostimolazione, le Neurotecnologie ed i Disordini del Movimento, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:96-101. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our preliminary study suggests that tDCS is a promising treatment for patients with MDD and BDD.2...
  38. pmc Non-synaptic mechanisms underlie the after-effects of cathodal transcutaneous direct current stimulation of the human brain
    G Ardolino
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Milan University Medical School, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy
    J Physiol 568:653-63. 2005
    ..These changes apart from reflecting local changes in ionic concentrations, could arise from alterations in transmembrane proteins and from electrolysis-related changes in [H(+)] induced by exposure to constant electric field...
  39. ncbi Improved naming after transcranial direct current stimulation in aphasia
    A Monti
    Neurostimulation Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:451-3. 2008
    ..Whereas anodal tDCS and sham tDCS failed to induce any changes, cathodal tDCS significantly improved the accuracy of the picture naming task by a mean of 33.6% (SEM 13.8%)...
  40. ncbi An electronic device for artefact suppression in human local field potential recordings during deep brain stimulation
    L Rossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    J Neural Eng 4:96-106. 2007
    ..The FilterDBS device pioneers the development of an adaptive DBS system retroacted by LFPs and can be used in novel closed-loop brain-machine interface applications in patients with neurological disorders...
  41. ncbi Transient improvement induced by motor fatigue in focal occupational dystonia: the handgrip test
    A Pesenti
    Istituto di Clinica Neurologica, , IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Mov Disord 16:1143-7. 2001
    ..In contrast, in musicians with non-dystonic motor impairment, motor performance remained unchanged or worsened, and normal musician performance consistently worsened...
  42. doi Gender-related differences in moral judgments
    M Fumagalli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Via F Sforza, 35, Milan, 20122, Italy
    Cogn Process 11:219-26. 2010
    ..Gender-related determinants of moral behavior may partly explain gender differences in real-life involving power management, economic decision-making, leadership and possibly also aggressive and criminal behaviors...
  43. ncbi Transcranial direct current stimulation improves recognition memory in Alzheimer disease
    R Ferrucci
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Padiglione Ponti, V F Sforza 35, Milan 20122, Italy
    Neurology 71:493-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the cognitive effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the temporoparietal areas in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  44. ncbi Improved isometric force endurance after transcranial direct current stimulation over the human motor cortical areas
    F Cogiamanian
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, 20122 Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 26:242-9. 2007
    ..e. sports medicine) and pathological conditions...
  45. pmc Multifocal motor neuropathy: clinical and immunological features and response to IVIg in relation to the presence and degree of motor conduction block
    E Nobile-Orazio
    Giorgio Spagnol Service of Clinical Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurological Sciences, Dino Ferrari Centre, Milan University, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:761-6. 2002
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  46. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation in severe, drug-resistant major depression
    R Ferrucci
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Affect Disord 118:215-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in patients with severe, drug-resistant depression...
  47. pmc Excitability of the human trigeminal motoneuronal pool and interactions with other brainstem reflex pathways
    G Cruccu
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome 'La Sapienza, Italy
    J Physiol 531:559-71. 2001
    ....
  48. doi Transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation inhibits nociceptive spinal pathway conduction and increases pain tolerance in humans
    A Truini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Viale Università 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pain 15:1023-7. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that anodal tsDCS over the thoracic spinal cord might impair conduction in the ascending nociceptive spinal pathways, thus modulating LEPs and increasing pain tolerance in healthy subjects...
  49. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation for the outpatient treatment of poor-responder depressed patients
    B Dell'Osso
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Salute Mentale Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 27:513-7. 2012
    ..Further sham-controlled trials with longer follow-up are needed to confirm present results...
  50. doi Bartholow, Sciamanna, Alberti: pioneers in the electrical stimulation of the exposed human cerebral cortex
    Stefano Zago
    Department of Neurological Science at the University of Milan, Milano, Italy
    Neuroscientist 14:521-8. 2008
    ..In this important, albeit unexplored, historical chapter of brain stimulation, the 3 investigators, Bartholow, Sciamanna, and Alberti, were the first to reproduce findings in animals with electrical brain stimulation in humans...
  51. ncbi The prolonged cortical silent period in patients with Huntington's disease
    N Modugno
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, , , 00185, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1470-4. 2001
    ..We suggest that the prolonged SP in HD originates from a dysfunction of the mechanisms controlling the restart of voluntary movement after TMS...
  52. ncbi Effect of spinal transcutaneous direct current stimulation on somatosensory evoked potentials in humans
    Filippo Cogiamanian
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Padiglione Ponti, Via F Sforza 35, Milano 20122, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2636-40. 2008
    ..Aiming to modulate human spinal cord function non-invasively, we evaluated whether transcutaneous direct current (DC) stimulation induces long-lasting changes in conduction along the sensory spinal pathways...
  53. doi Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex specifically processes general - but not personal - knowledge deception: Multiple brain networks for lying
    Francesca Mameli
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 211:164-8. 2010
    ..Multiple cortical networks intervene in deception involving general and personal knowledge. Deception referring to general and personal knowledge probably involves multiple cortical networks...
  54. ncbi Autologous transplantation of muscle-derived CD133+ stem cells in Duchenne muscle patients
    Y Torrente
    Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico of Milan, Department of Neurological Sciences, Dino Ferrari Center, University of Milan, Italy
    Cell Transplant 16:563-77. 2007
    ..No local or systemic side effects were observed in all treated DMD patients. Treated patients had an increased ratio of capillary per muscle fibers with a switch from slow to fast myosin-positive myofibers...
  55. doi Myoinositol content in the human brain is modified by transcranial direct current stimulation in a matter of minutes: a 1H-MRS study
    M Rango
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Magn Reson Med 60:782-9. 2008
    ..1)H-MRS represents a powerful tool to follow the regional effects of tDCS on brain mI and, possibly, on the related phosphoinositide system...
  56. ncbi Basal ganglia local field potentials: applications in the development of new deep brain stimulation devices for movement disorders
    Sara Marceglia
    Universita di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:605-14. 2007
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  57. doi Non-invasive brain stimulation for the management of arterial hypertension
    F Cogiamanian
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 74:332-6. 2010
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  58. doi Interaction between rhythms in the human basal ganglia: application of bispectral analysis to local field potentials
    Sara Marceglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:483-92. 2007
    ..The interpretation of these interactions is likely critical for fully understanding the role of LFP rhythms in the pathophysiology of human basal ganglia...
  59. ncbi Subthalamic somatosensory evoked potentials in Parkinson's disease
    Alessandra Pesenti
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze e Organi di Senso, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Milano, Milano, Italy
    Mov Disord 18:1341-5. 2003
    ..We suggest that the STN N18 component of SEPs in Parkinson's disease is a mainly local field potential elicited by muscle afferent input to the nucleus...
  60. ncbi Limb immobilization for occupational dystonia: a possible alternative treatment for selected patients
    Alessandra Pesenti
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Adv Neurol 94:247-54. 2004
  61. doi Multicenter study report: electrophysiological monitoring procedures for subthalamic deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson's disease
    Sara Marceglia
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Clinical Center for Neuronanotechnology and Neurostimulation, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:449-57. 2010
    ..The procedures for intraoperative monitoring for STN-DBS proposed here are safe, relatively cheap, take approximately 30-40 min per side and could offer valuable additional information to the surgeon...
  62. doi Extracellular spike microrecordings from the subthalamic area in Parkinson's disease
    Simona Mrakic-Sposta
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano 20122, Italy
    J Clin Neurosci 15:559-67. 2008
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  63. doi Thalamic single-unit and local field potential activity in Tourette syndrome
    Sara Marceglia
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Mov Disord 25:300-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we observed an oscillatory bursting activity in the VO as target region in patients with severe TS undergoing DBS surgery...
  64. doi Time dependent subthalamic local field potential changes after DBS surgery in Parkinson's disease
    Manuela Rosa
    Centro Clinico per le Neuronanotecnologie e la Neurostimolazione, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Exp Neurol 222:184-90. 2010
    ..These findings confirm that results from LFP analysis in the acute condition can be extended to the chronic condition and that LFPs can be used in novel closed-loop DBS systems...
  65. doi Novel nonpharmacologic perspectives for the treatment of task-specific focal hand dystonia
    Filippo Cogiamanian
    Sezione Disordini del Movimento e Stimolazione Cerebrale Profonda, U O di Neurofisiopatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano Italy
    J Hand Ther 22:156-61; quiz 162. 2009
    ..Each treatment strategy elicited some benefit in a fraction of patients. The combination of more than one approach (retraining, immobilization, botulinum toxin, neuromodulation, etc.) could lead to a better control of FHD...
  66. ncbi Involvement of the human subthalamic nucleus in movement preparation
    Guglielmo Foffani
    Neurology 63:195-6; author reply 196. 2004
  67. ncbi Gender differences in patients with Parkinson's disease treated with subthalamic deep brain stimulation
    Ettore Accolla
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale, Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Mov Disord 22:1150-6. 2007
    ..Women and men with advanced PD appear to differ in some clinical features and in response to dopaminergic and STN-DBS treatment...
  68. ncbi Adaptive autoregressive identification with spectral power decomposition for studying movement-related activity in scalp EEG signals and basal ganglia local field potentials
    Guglielmo Foffani
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Neural Eng 1:165-73. 2004
    ..In addition, movement-related frequency modulations were observed from both scalp EEG signals and basal ganglia LFPs. The method therefore represents an effective approach to the study of movement-related brain activity...
  69. ncbi Information theory, single neurons and gamma oscillations in the human subthalamic nucleus
    Guglielmo Foffani
    Exp Neurol 205:292-3. 2007
  70. ncbi Impaired heteronymous somatosensory motor cortical inhibition in dystonia
    Laura Bertolasi
    Department of Neurological Sciences and Vision, Section of Neurology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Mov Disord 18:1367-73. 2003
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  71. ncbi Nerve stimulation boosts botulinum toxin action in spasticity
    Emma Frasson
    Divisione di Neurologia, Ospedale Civile, Cittadella, Padua, Italy
    Mov Disord 20:624-9. 2005
    ..Its action probably arises mainly from low-frequency NS...