L Rampello

Summary

Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The SSRI, citalopram, improves bradykinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease treated with L-dopa
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neuroscience, and Department of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Catania, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:21-4. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Stabbing headache in patients with autoimmune disorders
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 114:751-3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Progressive supranuclear palsy: a systematic review
    L Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia, 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 20:179-86. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Different clinical and evolutional patterns in late idiopathic and vascular parkinsonism
    L Rampello
    Dept of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Neurologia Azienda Policlinico, Via S Sofia, 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    J Neurol 252:1045-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of efficacy and safety of reboxetine in elderly patients affected by "retarded" post-stroke depression. A random, placebo-controlled study
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia 78, Catania I 95125, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:275-85. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the prophylactic efficacy of amitriptyline and citalopram, alone or in combination, in patients with comorbidity of depression, migraine, and tension-type headache
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:322-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Dementia with Lewy bodies: a review
    L Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia, 78, Catania I 95125, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 39:1-14. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Tic disorders: from pathophysiology to treatment
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Neurology, Azienda Policlinico, Via S Sofia, 78, 95123, Catania, Italy
    J Neurol 253:1-15. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the response to citalopram and reboxetine in post-stroke depressed patients
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurologia, Azienda Policlinico, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:73-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint New possibilities of treatment for panic attacks in elderly patients: escitalopram versus citalopram
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:67-70. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint The SSRI, citalopram, improves bradykinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease treated with L-dopa
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neuroscience, and Department of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Catania, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:21-4. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Stabbing headache in patients with autoimmune disorders
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 114:751-3. 2012
    ..We speculate that stabbing headache may develop as a result of neuroinflammation and, at least in some cases, may be an epiphenomenon of focal demyelinating lesions of the upper or lower brain stem...
  3. ncbi request reprint Progressive supranuclear palsy: a systematic review
    L Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia, 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 20:179-86. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Different clinical and evolutional patterns in late idiopathic and vascular parkinsonism
    L Rampello
    Dept of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Neurologia Azienda Policlinico, Via S Sofia, 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    J Neurol 252:1045-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the clinical picture of Parkinson's disease (PD) and vascular parkinsonism (VP) in the elderly, in an attempt to differentiate the clinical history, symptoms, signs and response to therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of efficacy and safety of reboxetine in elderly patients affected by "retarded" post-stroke depression. A random, placebo-controlled study
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia 78, Catania I 95125, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 40:275-85. 2005
    ..We conclude that reboxetine is well tolerated and may be a useful therapeutic option in PSD patients with "retarded" depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the prophylactic efficacy of amitriptyline and citalopram, alone or in combination, in patients with comorbidity of depression, migraine, and tension-type headache
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:322-8. 2004
    ..The results indicate that a combined therapy with amitriptyline and citalopram may be particularly beneficial for patients with TTH, migraine and comorbid depression that do not respond to monotherapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dementia with Lewy bodies: a review
    L Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia, 78, Catania I 95125, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 39:1-14. 2004
    ..Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, dopamine-agonists, benzodiazepines of short or medium half-life, and antidepressants may be useful in the treatment of DLB, depending on the dominant symptoms of the given patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tic disorders: from pathophysiology to treatment
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Neurology, Azienda Policlinico, Via S Sofia, 78, 95123, Catania, Italy
    J Neurol 253:1-15. 2006
    ..This approach includes educational and supportive interventions, as well as pharmacological treatments when tics are at their worst...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the response to citalopram and reboxetine in post-stroke depressed patients
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurologia, Azienda Policlinico, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:73-8. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint New possibilities of treatment for panic attacks in elderly patients: escitalopram versus citalopram
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:67-70. 2006
    ..Here, we compare the efficacy and safety of citalopram, with its S-enantiomer escitalopram at half dosage as to citalopram, in elderly patients who have panic attacks...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is it safe to use antidepressants after a stroke?
    Liborio Rampello
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico, Via S Sofia, 78 95123 Catania, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:885-97. 2005
    ..Other antidepressants appear to be safe and effective in selected patients. PSD patients should be classified according to their clinical profile for the selection of the drug of choice in particular sub-groups of patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome: a systematic review]
    I Vecchio
    Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Universita, Catania, Italia
    Clin Ter 156:105-10. 2005
    ..A correct diagnosis is the first step for a proper management of this disorder, which makes use of behavioural and pharmacological interventions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Blink reflex abnormalities in children with Tourette syndrome
    R Raffaele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 13:869-73. 2006
    ..001, Student's t-test). An abnormal pattern of the blink reflex can be, even in childhood, an early neurophysiologic marker of TS, which is not related to the duration of TS or to the age of onset...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric effects and type of IFN-alpha in chronic hepatitis C
    M Malaguarnera
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Catania, Ospedale Cannizzaro, Via Messina 829, 95126 Catania, Italy
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 21:273-8. 2001
    ..The type of IFN used seems to influence the psychological side effects and the adaptation rate to therapy. It would be appropriate to choose the type of IFN on the basis of a neuropsychiatric assessment carried out before treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune thyroiditis and acquired demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    A Polizzi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia, 78, I-95123, Catania, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 103:151-4. 2001
    ..0004%), thus suggesting common pathogenic mediators...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of fixed-dose oral sildenafil in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in depressed patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease
    R Raffaele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur Urol 41:382-6. 2002
    ..Other measures of efficacy included the five sexual function domains of IIEF, a global efficacy question, the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale-21 (HDRS-21)...
  17. doi request reprint Urethral sphincter innervation and clitoral blood flow after the transobturator (TOT) approach
    M G Matarazzo
    Department of Medical Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J 24:621-5. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Pregabalin in the treatment of chronic pain: an overview
    S Chiechio
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 29:203-13. 2009
    ..Preclinical and clinical data suggest that pregabalin is more than a structural and functional analogue of gabapentin and may be effective in the treatment of nociceptive inflammatory pain that is resistant to gabapentin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic drugs may counteract behavioral and biochemical changes induced by models of brain injury
    V Micale
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Viale A Doria, 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:195-203. 2006
    ..Their neuroprotective activity probably involves the reduction/oxidation balance of the glutathione system in the brain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Blink reflex abnormalities in Tourette syndrome
    Rocco Raffaele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico Neurologia, Via S Sofia 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:320-4. 2004
    ..The objective of this study has been to demonstrate whether neurophysiological abnormalities of the blink reflex can be observed in patients affected with TS and correlate with the severity of TS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of L-acetylcarnitine on cirrhotic patients with hepatic coma: randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Mariano Malaguarnera
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Senescenza, Urologiche e Neurologiche, Universita di Catania, Via Messina 829, 95128, Catania, Italia
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2242-7. 2006
    ..No side effects were observed in our study series. Our study demonstrates that LAC administration improved neurological and biohumoral symptoms in selective cirrhotic patients with hepatic coma...
  22. ncbi request reprint L-carnitine reduces severity of physical and mental fatigue and improves daily activities in the elderly
    Mariano Malaguarnera
    South Med J 99:315-6. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Metabotropic glutamate receptors: beyond the regulation of synaptic transmission
    Ferdinando Nicoletti
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:S40-5. 2007
    ..Ligands of mGlu3 and mGlu4 receptors are potential candidates for the experimental treatment of malignant gliomas and medulloblastomas, respectively...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reduced activity of cortico-striatal fibres in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington's disease
    Anna Traficante
    Department of Neuroscience, Istituto Neurologico Mediterraneo Neuromed, Localita Camerelle, Pozzilli, Italy
    Neuroreport 18:1997-2000. 2007
    ..These data support the hypothesis of a cortico-striatal dysfunction in Huntington's disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Melatonin affects the immobility time of rats in the forced swim test: the role of serotonin neurotransmission
    Vincenzo Micale
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:538-45. 2006
    ..5 mg/kg. These results may suggest that effects of melatonin on the behavioral reaction of rats in the FST paradigm are due to an interaction of the hormone with central 5-HT neurotransmission...