G Sandrini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological tests and neuroimaging procedures in non-acute headache: guidelines and recommendations
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 11:217-24. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Eletriptan vs sumatriptan: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple migraine attack study
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCSC Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 59:1210-7. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Sensitisation of spinal cord pain processing in medication overuse headache involves supraspinal pain control
    A Perrotta
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 30:272-84. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Neurophysiological tests and neuroimaging procedures in non-acute headache (2nd edition)
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:373-81. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Alterations of the endocannabinoid system in an animal model of migraine: evaluation in cerebral areas of rat
    R Greco
    IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 30:296-302. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of hypnosis on diffuse noxious inhibitory controls
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS, C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Physiol Behav 69:295-300. 2000
  7. pmc A narrative review on the management of medication overuse headache: the steep road from experience to evidence
    Paolo Rossi
    IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University Centre for Headache and Adaptive Disorders UCADH, Pavia Section, Pavia, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:407-17. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in chronic daily headache
    A P Verri
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Section of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 18:45-9. 1998
  9. doi request reprint Medication overuse headache and applicability of the ICHD-II diagnostic criteria: 1-year follow-up study (CARE I protocol)
    N Ghiotto
    Headache Unit and University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:233-43. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervicogenic headache: evaluation of the original diagnostic criteria
    F Antonaci
    Headache Centre, University of Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 21:573-83. 2001

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological tests and neuroimaging procedures in non-acute headache: guidelines and recommendations
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 11:217-24. 2004
    ..Although many of the examinations described are of little or no value in the clinical setting, most of the tools have a vast potential for further exploring the pathophysiology of headaches and the effects of pharmacological treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Eletriptan vs sumatriptan: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple migraine attack study
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCSC Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 59:1210-7. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of oral eletriptan, 40 mg and 80 mg, and oral sumatriptan, 50 mg and 100 mg, in the acute treatment of migraine...
  3. doi request reprint Sensitisation of spinal cord pain processing in medication overuse headache involves supraspinal pain control
    A Perrotta
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 30:272-84. 2010
    ..These abnormalities could, in part, be related to the medication overuse, given that the withdrawal treatment was related to an improvement in the neurophysiological findings...
  4. doi request reprint Neurophysiological tests and neuroimaging procedures in non-acute headache (2nd edition)
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:373-81. 2011
    ..Although the literature has shown that most of these tools contributed greatly to increasing understanding of the pathogenesis of primary headache, they are of little or no value in the clinical setting...
  5. doi request reprint Alterations of the endocannabinoid system in an animal model of migraine: evaluation in cerebral areas of rat
    R Greco
    IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 30:296-302. 2010
    ..These data strongly support the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in the modulation of nitroglycerin-induced hyperalgesia, and, possibly, in the pathophysiological mechanisms of migraine...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of hypnosis on diffuse noxious inhibitory controls
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS, C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Physiol Behav 69:295-300. 2000
    ..It seems likely that DNICs and hypnosis use the same descending inhibitory pathways for the control of pain. The susceptibility of the subject is a critical factor in hypnotically induced analgesia...
  7. pmc A narrative review on the management of medication overuse headache: the steep road from experience to evidence
    Paolo Rossi
    IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University Centre for Headache and Adaptive Disorders UCADH, Pavia Section, Pavia, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:407-17. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in chronic daily headache
    A P Verri
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Section of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 18:45-9. 1998
    ..The most frequent diagnosis was a comorbidity of anxiety and mood disorders. The comorbidity of psychiatric disorders and headache has important implications as far as treatment is concerned...
  9. doi request reprint Medication overuse headache and applicability of the ICHD-II diagnostic criteria: 1-year follow-up study (CARE I protocol)
    N Ghiotto
    Headache Unit and University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 29:233-43. 2009
    ..In addition, the present findings point to the need for a more objective criterion to quantify headache frequency after drug withdrawal...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cervicogenic headache: evaluation of the original diagnostic criteria
    F Antonaci
    Headache Centre, University of Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 21:573-83. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Eye movement abnormalities in myotonic dystrophy
    M Versino
    Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 109:184-90. 1998
    ..Accordingly we classified the oculomotor abnormalities detected as neurogenic in 11 MD patients and as myogenic in another 10, but in some subjects belonging to the second group concomitant CNS impairment is not to be excluded...
  12. pmc Ocular motor myotonic phenomenon in myotonic dystrophy
    M Versino
    Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, IRCCS, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita di Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:236-40. 2002
    ..To detect disconjugate ocular motor abnormalities and a possible extraocular muscle myotonic phenomenon in patients with myotonic dystrophy (MyD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic issues in chronic daily headache
    G Sandrini
    University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, C Mondino Foundation, Via Palestro, Pavia 3 27100, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 5:551-6. 2001
    ..Although some theoretic problems remain unresolved, it seems that the next revision of the IHS classification can no longer ignore the existence of CDH...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of sleep on spinal nociceptive reflexes in humans
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy
    Sleep 24:13-7. 2001
    ..There was evidence of further latency prolongation during REM sleep. It was also during REM sleep that the maximum increase in the amplitude and duration of the reflex were recorded...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asymmetrical reduction of the nociceptive flexion reflex threshold in cluster headache
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS, C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 20:647-52. 2000
    ..e. corneal reflex, pain pressure threshold). On the whole, these data tie in with the view of an impairment of the pain control system, which parallels the periodicity of the disorder in the episodic form...
  16. ncbi request reprint Different effect of high doses of naloxone on spinal reflexes in normal subjects and chronic paraplegic patients
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 261:5-8. 1999
    ..Our data suggest that under normal conditions the opiatergic modulation of the nociceptive reflex is not functionally active whereas the tonic inhibitory modulation of the monosynaptic reflex is mediated by descending pathways...
  17. doi request reprint Reduced habituation of trigeminal reflexes in patients with episodic cluster headache during cluster period
    A Perrotta
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:950-9. 2008
    ..The lack of habituation in CH, more pronounced than in migraine, points to abnormal processing of sensory stimuli at the trigeminal level that could be driven by hypothalamic dysfunction during the cluster period...
  18. pmc Efficacy of dosing and re-dosing of two oral fixed combinations of indomethacin, prochlorperazine and caffeine compared with oral sumatriptan in the acute treatment of multiple migraine attacks: a double-blind, double-dummy, randomised, parallel group, mu
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1256-69. 2007
    ..Additionally, in the group taking Indoprocaf, two different oral formulations were tested: effervescent tablets and encapsulated coated tablets...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache. How should it be included in the IHS classification?
    G Nappi
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Unit of Pavia 1, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, Italy
    Headache 39:197-203. 1999
    ..Although some theoretical problems remain unresolved, it seems to us that the next revision of the IHS classification can no longer ignore the existence of chronic daily headache...
  20. doi request reprint SUNCT syndrome with paroxysmal mydriasis: Clinical and pupillometric findings
    F Antonaci
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Italy
    Cephalalgia 30:987-90. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Role of calcitonin gene-related peptide and substance P in different models of pain
    R Greco
    Laboratory of Pathophysiology of Integrative Autonomic Systems, University Centre for the Study of Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:114-26. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Focus on trial endpoints of clinical relevance and the use of almotriptan for the acute treatment of migraine
    G Sandrini
    Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 59:1356-65. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Headache as "sentinel" symptom in personnel involved in the preparation and administration of antineoplastic drugs]
    E Pucci
    Centro Interuniversitario Cefalee e Disordini Adattativi, Universita degli Studi, Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:412-6. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that headache is the onset symptom of the toxic effect of antiblastic chemiotherapics in the medical personnel involved in drug preparation and administration...
  24. ncbi request reprint Abnormal modulatory influence of diffuse noxious inhibitory controls in migraine and chronic tension-type headache patients
    G Sandrini
    University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 26:782-9. 2006
    ..Impairment of endogenous supraspinal pain modulation systems may contribute to the development and/or maintenance of central sensitization in primary headaches...
  25. ncbi request reprint A randomised, double-blind, dose-ranging study to evaluate efficacy and safety of three doses of botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the treatment of spastic foot
    F Mancini
    Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Via Mondino 2, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:26-31. 2005
    ..In particular, the medium BTX dosages (320 UI spread over 2-5 muscles) were found to be both safe and effective in producing long-lasting improvement of spastic foot dysfunction...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of primary headache related to work activity in a group of hospital workers undergoing periodic visits (D. Lgs. 626/94 s.s.m. ed i.)]
    E Pucci
    Centro Interuniversitario Cefalee e Disordini Adattativi, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:448-52. 2003
    ..The results obtained suggest that specific occupational conditions such as shift work and P.C. use may play an important role in headache development even in the presence of a wide number of professional risk factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the nitroglycerin provocative test in the diagnosis of neurovascular headaches
    G Sances
    Headache Unit, University Centre for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 24:110-9. 2004
    ..6%, specificity 100% and accuracy 92.9%. NPT is an easy, low-cost and reliable method for supporting the diagnosis of migraine without aura and cluster headache...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological studies in chronic paroxysmal hemicrania and hemicrania continua
    F Antonaci
    Department of Neurology, Regionsykehuset i Trondheim, Trondheim University Hospital, Norway
    Headache 34:479-83. 1994
    ..The corneal reflex thresholds were found significantly reduced bilaterally in CPH, irrespective of whether the treatment was given or not...
  29. ncbi request reprint A new 5-HT2 antagonist (ritanserin) in the treatment of chronic headache with depression. A double-blind study vs amitriptyline
    G Nappi
    Dept. of Neurology IRCCS C. Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Headache 30:439-44. 1990
    ..Our data confirm the usefulness of these methods as markers of chronic headache with depression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impaired circadian rhythmicity of nociceptive reflex threshold in cluster headache
    G Nappi
    Institute of Nervous and Mental Diseases, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Headache 42:125-31. 2002
    ..Alteration of circadian rhythmicity involving several endocrinologic and autonomic parameters has been observed in cluster headache...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trigeminofacial reflexes in primary headaches
    A Proietti Cecchini
    University Center for Adaptive Disorders and Headache, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:33-41. 2003
    ..e. dishabituation pattern and reduced pain threshold. We review the contribution of trigeminofacial reflex studies in the light of those recent data supporting the view of a dysfunctional sensory processing in primary headache...
  32. ncbi request reprint SUNCT syndrome successfully treated with topiramate: case reports
    P Rossi
    Cephalalgia 23:998-1000. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and proposal for optimization of neurophysiological tests in migraine: part 2--neuroimaging and the nitroglycerin test
    D Magis
    Headache Research Unit, Department of Neurology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Cephalalgia 27:1339-59. 2007
    ..For each of these methods, we summarize the results, analyse the methodological limitations and propose recommendations for improved methodology and standardization of research protocols...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hemicrania continua: a case responsive to piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin
    M Trucco
    Department of Neurology, Ospedali Riuniti di Pietra e Finale Ligure, Italy
    Headache 32:39-40. 1992
    ..The presence of mild gastric discomfort on continuous indomethacin administration made us transfer the patient to another NSAID (piroxicam-beta-cyclodextrin). With this drug, complete relief and good tolerability was obtained...