Renata Rizzo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacology of comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Sciences, Catania University, Catania, Italy Electronic address
    Int Rev Neurobiol 112:415-44. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Tourette Syndrome and comorbid ADHD: current pharmacological treatment options
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsichiatry, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Pediatriche, Catania University, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 17:421-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Long term clinical course of Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Maternal Infantile and Radiological Sciences Department, Catania University, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Brain Dev 34:667-73. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The successful use of ondansetron in a boy with both leukemia and Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico, Catania, Italy
    J Child Neurol 23:108-11. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Disentangling the effects of Tourette syndrome and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on cognitive and behavioral phenotypes
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
    Brain Dev 29:413-20. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased antistreptococcal antibody titers and anti-basal ganglia antibodies in patients with Tourette syndrome: controlled cross-sectional study
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, Catrania University, Via S Sofia 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:747-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A neurocutaneous disorder with a severe course: Wyburn-Mason's syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Department of Pediatrics, Catania University, Italy
    J Child Neurol 19:908-11. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic effects of aripiprazole and pimozide in children with Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Neurol 47:419-22. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of aripiprazole and pimozide in young patients with Tourette syndrome
    Mariangela Gulisano
    Section of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Catania University, Catania, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:1213-7. 2011
  10. pmc Hemihydranencephaly: living with half brain dysfunction
    Piero Pavone
    Unit of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Vittorio Emanuele Policlinico, Via Plebiscito 767, 95123, Catania, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:3. 2013

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacology of comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Sciences, Catania University, Catania, Italy Electronic address
    Int Rev Neurobiol 112:415-44. 2013
    ..Monitoring of emergence or worsening of tics is particularly recommended during a treatment course of psychostimulants. ..
  2. doi request reprint Tourette Syndrome and comorbid ADHD: current pharmacological treatment options
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsichiatry, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Pediatriche, Catania University, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 17:421-8. 2013
    ..The co-occurrence of TS and ADHD is associated with a higher psychopathological, social and academic impairment and the management may represent a challenge for the clinicians...
  3. doi request reprint Long term clinical course of Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Maternal Infantile and Radiological Sciences Department, Catania University, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Brain Dev 34:667-73. 2012
    ..Recent studies using cluster analysis and factor analysis have suggested that Tourette Syndrome (TS) should no longer be considered a unitary condition...
  4. doi request reprint The successful use of ondansetron in a boy with both leukemia and Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico, Catania, Italy
    J Child Neurol 23:108-11. 2008
    ..This not only relieved the target symptoms, but also those of his Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Following a reduction of the ondansetron dosage, his Gilles de la Tourette syndrome symptoms reemerged...
  5. ncbi request reprint Disentangling the effects of Tourette syndrome and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on cognitive and behavioral phenotypes
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
    Brain Dev 29:413-20. 2007
    ..Family histories were in accord with both TS and ADHD being genetic disorders, but sharing an overlap in only some cases. The "additive effect" hypothesis is discussed in detail in the light of our results and recent literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased antistreptococcal antibody titers and anti-basal ganglia antibodies in patients with Tourette syndrome: controlled cross-sectional study
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, Catrania University, Via S Sofia 78, 95125 Catania, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:747-53. 2006
    ..01). These results support the reported association between streptococcal infection and anti-basal ganglia antibodies and some patients with Tourette syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint A neurocutaneous disorder with a severe course: Wyburn-Mason's syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Department of Pediatrics, Catania University, Italy
    J Child Neurol 19:908-11. 2004
    ..Early onset of neurologic manifestations is a poor prognostic factor for long-term outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic effects of aripiprazole and pimozide in children with Tourette syndrome
    Renata Rizzo
    Section of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Neurol 47:419-22. 2012
    ..Both agents appear relatively safe for use in pediatric Tourette syndrome. These findings will help guide medication selection in patients with specific medical vulnerabilities...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of aripiprazole and pimozide in young patients with Tourette syndrome
    Mariangela Gulisano
    Section of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Catania University, Catania, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:1213-7. 2011
    ..At equivalent doses, aripiprazole is characterised by a safer cardiovascular profile than pimozide, being associated with a lower frequency of QTc prolongation...
  10. pmc Hemihydranencephaly: living with half brain dysfunction
    Piero Pavone
    Unit of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Vittorio Emanuele Policlinico, Via Plebiscito 767, 95123, Catania, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:3. 2013
    ..A review of the cases is performed with an evaluation of the most important aspect of this rare and mysterious disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infection: Sydenham chorea, PANDAS, and PANDAS variants
    Piero Pavone
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:727-36. 2006
    ..In this review, we summarize this complex and rapidly evolving area of clinical research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anti-brain antibodies in PANDAS versus uncomplicated streptococcal infection
    Piero Pavone
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Neurol 30:107-10. 2004
    ..001, Fisher's exact test). These results suggest that antibrain antibodies are present in children with PANDAS that cannot be explained merely by a history of GABHS infection...
  13. doi request reprint Fragile X syndrome associated with tic disorders
    Susanne A Schneider
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 23:1108-12. 2008
    ..We suggest considering fragile X syndrome in GTS complicated by co-morbidity with late onset of atypical tics, in particular when learning disability and dysmorphic features are present...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lack of evidence for association between D2S124 and D2S111 polymorphisms of the SCN2A gene and idiopathic generalized epilepsy with generalized tonic clonic seizures
    Anna Volzone
    Department of Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology Unit, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Child Neurol 22:907-10. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate if possible polymorphic variants of SCN2A gene may influence seizures susceptibility of idiopathic generalized epilepsy with tonic-clonic seizures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of adenosine deaminase polymorphism with mild mental retardation
    Patrizia Saccucci
    Department of Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology Unit, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:753-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our findings suggest a possible role for a low-activity genotype (ADA-8Asn) (ADA(1) *2) of adenosine deaminase in the pathogenesis of mild mental retardation...
  16. pmc Identification of C7orf11 (TTDN1) gene mutations and genetic heterogeneity in nonphotosensitive trichothiodystrophy
    Kazuhiko Nakabayashi
    Program in Genetics and Genomic Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 76:510-6. 2005
    ..Given the absence of cutaneous photosensitivity in the patients with C7orf11 mutations, together with the protein's nuclear localization, C7orf11 may be involved in transcription but not DNA repair...