Simone Rossi

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Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Early somatosensory processing during tonic muscle pain in humans: relation to loss of proprioception and motor 'defensive' strategies
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, U O Neurofisiopatologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1351-8. 2003
  2. ncbi rTMS for PTSD: induced merciful oblivion or elimination of abnormal hypermnesia?
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Behav Neurol 17:195-9. 2006
  3. doi Temporal dynamics of memory trace formation in the human prefrontal cortex
    Simone Rossi
    Sezione Neurologia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 21:368-73. 2011
  4. ncbi Event-related rTMS at encoding affects differently deep and shallow memory traces
    Iglis Innocenti
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neuroimage 53:325-30. 2010
  5. pmc Cortico-Cortical Connectivity between Right Parietal and Bilateral Primary Motor Cortices during Imagined and Observed Actions: A Combined TMS/tDCS Study
    Matteo Feurra
    Sezione Neurologia e Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese Policlinico le Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Front Neural Circuits 5:10. 2011
  6. ncbi Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on movement-related cortical activity in humans
    S Rossi
    Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Nervose e Mentali, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 10:802-8. 2000
  7. pmc Safety, ethical considerations, and application guidelines for the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in clinical practice and research
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:2008-39. 2009
  8. ncbi A real electro-magnetic placebo (REMP) device for sham transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:709-16. 2007
  9. ncbi Age-related functional changes of prefrontal cortex in long-term memory: a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurosci 24:7939-44. 2004
  10. ncbi Hypofunctioning of sensory gating mechanisms in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Simone Rossi
    Section of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Brain Stimulation and Evoked Potentials Lab, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 University of Siena, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 57:16-20. 2005

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Publications54

  1. ncbi Early somatosensory processing during tonic muscle pain in humans: relation to loss of proprioception and motor 'defensive' strategies
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, U O Neurofisiopatologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1351-8. 2003
    ..Movement and imagery of movements are in fact known to reduce mainly pre-central SEP amplitude (i.e. gating effect)...
  2. ncbi rTMS for PTSD: induced merciful oblivion or elimination of abnormal hypermnesia?
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Behav Neurol 17:195-9. 2006
    ..Hence, we hypothesize that daily applications of rTMS in PTSD patients may reduce access to the set of autobiographical stored events, that, if re-experienced, may cause the overt PTSD symptoms...
  3. doi Temporal dynamics of memory trace formation in the human prefrontal cortex
    Simone Rossi
    Sezione Neurologia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 21:368-73. 2011
    ..These results confirm the crucial role of the left DLPFC in encoding and provide novel information about the critical timing of its engagement in the formation, consolidation, and maintenance of the memory trace...
  4. ncbi Event-related rTMS at encoding affects differently deep and shallow memory traces
    Iglis Innocenti
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Neuroimage 53:325-30. 2010
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  5. pmc Cortico-Cortical Connectivity between Right Parietal and Bilateral Primary Motor Cortices during Imagined and Observed Actions: A Combined TMS/tDCS Study
    Matteo Feurra
    Sezione Neurologia e Neurofisiologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese Policlinico le Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Front Neural Circuits 5:10. 2011
    ..These results suggest that motor imagery, differently from action observation, is sustained by a strictly ipsilateral parieto-motor cortex circuits. Results might have implication for neuromodulatory rehabilitative purposes...
  6. ncbi Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on movement-related cortical activity in humans
    S Rossi
    Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Nervose e Mentali, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 10:802-8. 2000
    ..No changes in the tapping test occurred. These findings suggest that rTMS of the motor cortex at 1 Hz may interfere with the movement related brain activity, probably through influence on cortical inhibitory networks...
  7. pmc Safety, ethical considerations, and application guidelines for the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in clinical practice and research
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:2008-39. 2009
    ..While all the recommendations here are expert based, they utilize published data to the extent possible...
  8. ncbi A real electro-magnetic placebo (REMP) device for sham transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:709-16. 2007
    ..A new placebo tool is introduced here, called real electro-magnetic placebo (REMP) device, which can simulate the scalp sensation induced by the real TMS, while leaving both the visual impact and acoustic sensation of real TMS unaltered...
  9. ncbi Age-related functional changes of prefrontal cortex in long-term memory: a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurosci 24:7939-44. 2004
    ..Findings confirm that the neural correlates of retrieval modify along aging, suggesting that the bilateral engagement of the DLPFC has a compensatory role on the elders' episodic memory performance...
  10. ncbi Hypofunctioning of sensory gating mechanisms in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Simone Rossi
    Section of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Brain Stimulation and Evoked Potentials Lab, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 University of Siena, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 57:16-20. 2005
    ..e., sensory gating). Cortical hyperexcitability in OCD could be eventually responsible for a reduction of sensory gating. This might have pathophysiologic implications for motor compulsions...
  11. pmc Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on chronic tinnitus: a randomised, crossover, double blind, placebo controlled study
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Brain Stimulation and Evoked Potentials Lab, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:857-63. 2007
    ..Moreover, it may be difficult to distinguish actual repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) induced clinical benefits beyond placebo effects in neuropsychiatric patients...
  12. ncbi Prefrontal and parietal cortex in human episodic memory: an interference study by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 23:793-800. 2006
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  13. ncbi TMS in cognitive plasticity and the potential for rehabilitation
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:273-9. 2004
    ..However, the aim of using TMS to develop rehabilitative strategies for motor, perceptive and cognitive functions represents an intriguing challenge...
  14. doi Dysfunctions of cortical excitability in drug-naïve posttraumatic stress disorder patients
    Simone Rossi
    Department of Neuroscience, Neurology Section, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 66:54-61. 2009
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  15. pmc Distinct olfactory cross-modal effects on the human motor system
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    PLoS ONE 3:e1702. 2008
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  16. ncbi Prefrontal [correction of Prefontal] cortex in long-term memory: an "interference" approach using magnetic stimulation
    S Rossi
    IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio, via Pilastroni 4, I 25125, Brescia, Italy
    Nat Neurosci 4:948-52. 2001
    ..This 'interference' approach allowed us to establish whether a cortical area activated by a memory task actually contributes to behavioral performance...
  17. doi Effects of immunotherapy on motor cortex excitability in Stiff Person Syndrome
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 257:281-5. 2010
    ..This represents the first report investigating effects of immunotherapy on cortical excitability in SPS...
  18. ncbi Somatosensory processing during movement observation in humans
    S Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, UO Neurofisiopatologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:16-24. 2002
    ..A neural system matching action observation and execution seems to operate in the human brain, but its possible role in processing sensory inputs reaching the cortex during movement observation is unknown...
  19. doi TMS interference with primacy and recency mechanisms reveals bimodal episodic encoding in the human brain
    Iglis Innocenti
    Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:109-16. 2013
    ..These results are in agreement with the double dissociation between short-term and long-term memory observed in neuropsychological patients and provide direct evidence of distinct cortical mechanisms of encoding in the human brain...
  20. ncbi Slow repetitive TMS for drug-resistant epilepsy: clinical and EEG findings of a placebo-controlled trial
    Roberto Cantello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurology, Amedeo Avogadro University, Novara, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:366-74. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of slow repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) as an adjunctive treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy...
  21. ncbi Reduction of cortical myoclonus-related epileptic activity following slow-frequency rTMS
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci I 53100, Italy
    Neuroreport 15:293-6. 2004
    ..2 microV). This represents in vivo evidence of the possibility to selectively modulate the activity of an epileptic focus by intervening with local low-frequency rTMS...
  22. doi Bi-hemispheric effects on corticospinal excitability induced by repeated sessions of imagery versus observation of actions
    Giovanni Bianco
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia and Neurofisiologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 30:481-9. 2012
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  23. doi State-dependent effects of transcranial oscillatory currents on the motor system: what you think matters
    Matteo Feurra
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e Neurosensoriali, Sezione di Neurologia e Neurofisiologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Policlinico Le Scotte, I 53100, Siena, Italy, Servizio di Statistica Medica e Tecnologie di Informazione, Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca Biomedica e Salute, Centro San Benedetto Menni Fatebenefratelli, I 00186, Roma, Italy, and Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Casa di Cura San Raffaele Cassino, Tosinvest, I 03043, Cassino, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:17483-9. 2013
    ..These findings may be relevant for rehabilitative neuromodulatory interventions. ..
  24. doi Frequency-dependent tuning of the human motor system induced by transcranial oscillatory potentials
    Matteo Feurra
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia e Neurofisiologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Policlinico Le Scotte, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurosci 31:12165-70. 2011
    ..These results help clarifying the functional significance of the 20 Hz idling β rhythm of sensorimotor regions and suggest potential clinical applications of this approach...
  25. ncbi Frequency-dependent enhancement of fluid intelligence induced by transcranial oscillatory potentials
    Emiliano Santarnecchi
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Curr Biol 23:1449-53. 2013
    ..The present finding supports a direct involvement of gamma oscillatory activity in the mechanisms underlying higher-order human cognition. ..
  26. ncbi Uncommon findings in idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis
    Simone Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Neurologia, Università di Siena Azienda Ospedaliera, Universitaria Senese Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    J Neurol 251:548-55. 2004
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  27. doi Activity-dependent changes in intrinsic excitability of human spinal motoneurones produced by natural activity
    Alessandro Rossi
    Department of Neurological, Neurosurgical and Behavioral Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 108:2473-80. 2012
    ..e., where the action potential is generated) and peripheral axon segments changed in a similar, activity-dependent manner...
  28. ncbi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette's syndrome (TS)
    Antonio Mantovani
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Section of Neurophysiology, Postgraduate School in Applied Neurological Sciences, Siena University, Siena, Italy
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:95-100. 2006
    ..Slow rTMS to SMA resulted in a significant clinical improvement and a normalization of the right hemisphere hyperexcitability, thereby restoring hemispheric symmetry in motor threshold...
  29. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation: diagnostic, therapeutic, and research potential
    Paolo M Rossini
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, S Giovanni Calibita, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina, Roma, Italy
    Neurology 68:484-8. 2007
    ..However, safety and ethical limitations of TMS technique need a high level of vigilance...
  30. doi Natural history of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia
    Stefano G Passero
    Department of Neurosciences, Neurology Unit, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurology 70:66-72. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the natural history of VBD, evaluate its progression, and examine factors that may influence the clinical course of this condition...
  31. ncbi Efficiency of weak brain connections support general cognitive functioning
    Emiliano Santarnecchi
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurophysiology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:4566-82. 2014
    ..Hum Brain Mapp 35:4566-4582, 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  32. doi Modulation of motor cortex excitability in obsessive-compulsive disorder: an exploratory study on the relations of neurophysiology measures with clinical outcome
    Antonio Mantovani
    Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Siena University, Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:1026-32. 2013
    ..Correlations of neurophysiology measures with therapeutic outcome are supportive of the role of SMA in the modulation of OCD symptoms. ..
  33. ncbi Seizures after spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
    Stefano Passero
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italy
    Epilepsia 43:1175-80. 2002
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  34. ncbi Number of lymph node metastases and its prognostic significance in early gastric cancer: a multicenter Italian study
    Franco Roviello
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale ed Oncologica, Universita di Siena, Siena, Italia
    J Surg Oncol 94:275-80; discussion 274. 2006
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the prognostic significance of the number of metastatic nodes in early gastric cancer (EGC)...
  35. ncbi Off-line removal of TMS-induced artifacts on human electroencephalography by Kalman filter
    Fabio Morbidi
    Department of Information Engineering, University of Siena, Via Roma 56, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Neurosci Methods 162:293-302. 2007
    ..Experimental results show that the Kalman filter is more effective than stationary filters (Wiener filter) for the problem under investigation...
  36. ncbi Hereditary neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease with autonomic failure and cerebellar degeneration
    Raffaella Zannolli
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Reproductive Medicine, Section of Pediatrics, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arch Neurol 59:1319-26. 2002
    ..The disease has been found in monozygotic twins and in siblings. In 2 previously described families, the disorder has affected 2 generations...
  37. ncbi A clinical case of duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor with a peculiarity in the surgical approach
    Giovanni De Marco
    Department of General Surgery and Oncology, University of Siena, Unit of Surgical Oncology, Siena, Italy
    Tumori 91:261-3. 2005
    ..The technique reduces the morbidity and mortality correlated with duodenocefalopancreasectomy and improves postsurgical quality of life without worsening the risk of recurrence...
  38. ncbi Late recurrence of malignant melanoma presenting as small bowel intussusception
    Bernardino Rampone
    Department of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Siena, viale Bracci 25, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1047-8. 2006
  39. doi Contact forces evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the motor cortex in a multi-finger grasp
    Gabriel Baud-Bovy
    Faculty of Psychology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 75:723-36. 2008
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  40. ncbi Human cortical responses during one-bit short-term memory. A high-resolution EEG study on delayed choice reaction time tasks
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Sezione di EEG ad Alta Risoluzione, Universita La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:161-70. 2004
    ..We investigated whether a very simple short-term memory (STM) demand induces a visible change of EEG rhythms over the two hemispheres...
  41. ncbi Involvement of the human dorsal premotor cortex in unimanual motor control: an interference approach using transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Massimo Cincotta
    U O di Neurologia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Ospedale S Maria Nuova, Piazza S Maria Nuova, 1, 50122 Firenze, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 367:189-93. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that activity in the dPMC contributes to the suppression of mirror movements during intended unilateral movements...
  42. ncbi Functional frontoparietal connectivity during short-term memory as revealed by high-resolution EEG coherence analysis
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Behav Neurosci 118:687-97. 2004
    ..In conclusion, frontoparietal connectivity would optimize "representational" memory during STM. In this context, the frontal areas would increase their influence on parietal areas for memory retention...
  43. ncbi Human cortical rhythms during visual delayed choice reaction time tasks. A high-resolution EEG study on normal aging
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Universita La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 153:261-71. 2004
    ..These effects might worsen behavioral performances to the simple cognitive tasks with age. The present protocol is promising for the neuroimaging study of pathological aging...
  44. ncbi The role of prefrontal cortex in verbal episodic memory: rTMS evidence
    Marco Sandrini
    IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio FBF Brescia, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:855-61. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the nature of the material to be remembered interacts with the encoding-retrieval DLPFC asymmetry; moreover, the crucial role of DLPFC is evident only for novel stimuli...
  45. ncbi Classification of lymph node metastases from gastric cancer: comparison between N-site and N-number systems. Our experience and review of the literature
    Paolo Aurello
    University of Rome, La Sapienza, Second Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Surgery Unit D, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 73:359-66. 2007
    ..Hence, in our opinion, for correct N-staging, 10 lymph nodes in early gastric cancer and at least 16 in the other pT-stages seem sufficient for a real pN0 stadiation...
  46. ncbi Human cortical EEG rhythms during long-term episodic memory task. A high-resolution EEG study of the HERA model
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia Sezione di EEG ad Alta Risoluzione Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza P le Aldo Moro 5 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 21:1576-84. 2004
    ..The strict relation between gamma response and perception suggests that retrieval processes of long-term memory deeply impinged upon sensory representation of the stored material...
  47. ncbi Modulation of high-frequency (600 Hz) somatosensory-evoked potentials after rTMS of the primary sensory cortex
    Domenico Restuccia
    IRCCS La Nostra Famiglia E Medea, Polo Friuli Venezia Giulia, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 26:2349-58. 2007
    ..Possible underlying neurophysiological phenomena are discussed...
  48. ncbi [Angiogenic factors and their relation to stage, lymph-node micrometastases and prognosis in patients operated on for gastric cancer]
    Paolo Aurello
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia P Valdoni, Seconda Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, Roma
    Chir Ital 59:435-44. 2007
    ..More investigation with similar techniques in large prospective series is needed as a support to clinical practice...
  49. ncbi Functional frontoparietal connectivity during encoding and retrieval processes follows HERA model. A high-resolution study
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Sezione di EEG ad Alta Risoluzione, Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 68:203-12. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the present encoding-retrieval conditions induced maximal fronto-parietal gamma coupling with bidirectional information flow in the hemisphere-condition combination predicted by the HERA model...
  50. ncbi Frequency of the LRRK2 G2019S mutation in Italian patients affected by Parkinson's disease
    Tiziana Squillaro
    J Hum Genet 52:201-4. 2007
    ..2%). These results confirm that the G2019S mutation is a relevant cause of sporadic PD cases in the Italian population and stress the importance of performing this genetic test, which has important implications for genetic counselling...
  51. ncbi Human ventral parietal cortex plays a functional role on visuospatial attention and primary consciousness. A repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Claudio Babiloni
    Dipartimento Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 17:1486-92. 2007
    ..Furthermore, these high-level cognitive functions, as modulated by parietal rTMS, do not seem to share either linear or simple relationships...
  52. ncbi Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in the treatment of panic disorder (PD) with comorbid major depression
    Antonio Mantovani
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 21, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Affect Disord 102:277-80. 2007
    ..We tested whether low-frequency repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) could normalize the overactivity of right frontal regions and thereby improve symptoms...
  53. ncbi Clinical neurophysiology of aging brain: from normal aging to neurodegeneration
    Paolo M Rossini
    Clinica Neurologica University Campus Bio Medico, Rome, Italy
    Prog Neurobiol 83:375-400. 2007
    ..Practical implications of the methods are emphasized...
  54. doi Robotics and neuroscience. Editorial
    Domenico Prattichizzo
    Brain Res Bull 75:715-6. 2008