Andrea Santamato

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Affiliation: University of Foggia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of botulinum toxin type A, motor imagery and motor observation on motor function of hemiparetic upper limb after stroke
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Italy
    Brain Inj 24:1108-12. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    P Fiore
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:367-73. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of incobotulinum toxin type A (NT 201-Xeomin) for the treatment of post-stroke lower limb spasticity: a prospective open-label study
    A Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:483-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of higher doses of botulinum toxin type A NT 201 free from complexing proteins in the upper and lower limb spasticity after stroke
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto, 71100, Foggia, Italy
    J Neural Transm 120:469-76. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the frequency rhythmic electrical modulation system for the treatment of chronic and painful venous leg ulcers in older adults
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 15:281-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of switching therapy from complexing protein-containing botulinum toxin type A to a formulation with low immunogenicity in spasticity after stroke: a case report
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 44:795-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with bronchiectasis: case reports
    A Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:293-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of intrathecal baclofen, botulinum toxin type A and a rehabilitation programme on locomotor function after spinal cord injury: a case report
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 42:891-4. 2010
  9. pmc Possible role of alpha-lipoic acid in the treatment of peripheral nerve injuries
    Maurizio Ranieri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 5:15. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Interleukin 6-174 G/C promoter and variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) gene polymorphisms in sporadic Alzheimer's disease
    Cristiano Capurso
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Foggia, Ospedali Riuniti, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:177-82. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of botulinum toxin type A, motor imagery and motor observation on motor function of hemiparetic upper limb after stroke
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Italy
    Brain Inj 24:1108-12. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    P Fiore
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:367-73. 2011
    ..Physical therapy (ultrasound [US], laser therapy, manual therapy, interferential current therapy, Back School, aerobic work, therapeutic aquatic exercise acupuncture) have been reported often with mixed results...
  3. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of incobotulinum toxin type A (NT 201-Xeomin) for the treatment of post-stroke lower limb spasticity: a prospective open-label study
    A Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:483-9. 2013
    ..In recent years, NT 201, a new botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) free of complexing proteins, has been used for treating several movement disorders, showing safety and efficacy in upper limb spasticity...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of higher doses of botulinum toxin type A NT 201 free from complexing proteins in the upper and lower limb spasticity after stroke
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto, 71100, Foggia, Italy
    J Neural Transm 120:469-76. 2013
    ..However, further investigations are needed to determine its reproducibility in larger case series or randomized clinical trials and to observe the absence of antibodies against the neurotoxin also after repeated injections...
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the frequency rhythmic electrical modulation system for the treatment of chronic and painful venous leg ulcers in older adults
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 15:281-7. 2012
    ..Further investigation is needed to determine its reproducibility in larger case series or randomized clinical trials with longer follow-up periods...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of switching therapy from complexing protein-containing botulinum toxin type A to a formulation with low immunogenicity in spasticity after stroke: a case report
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 44:795-7. 2012
    ..Some patients receiving botulinum toxin type A therapy develop immunological resistance due to the production of neutralizing antibodies against the neurotoxin, thus partially or completely reducing the therapeutic effect...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with bronchiectasis: case reports
    A Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:293-8. 2012
    ..Chest x-ray may represent a relevant instrument to observe the clinical improvement of these patients, also when spirometric values do not change significantly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of intrathecal baclofen, botulinum toxin type A and a rehabilitation programme on locomotor function after spinal cord injury: a case report
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 42:891-4. 2010
    ..A few studies have reported the use of botulinum toxin injections after spinal cord injury, as this is the gold standard to treat focal spasticity. We report such a case here...
  9. pmc Possible role of alpha-lipoic acid in the treatment of peripheral nerve injuries
    Maurizio Ranieri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 5:15. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Interleukin 6-174 G/C promoter and variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) gene polymorphisms in sporadic Alzheimer's disease
    Cristiano Capurso
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Foggia, Ospedali Riuniti, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:177-82. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the C allele of the IL-6 variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) polymorphism was associated with a delayed onset and a decreased risk of AD...
  11. doi request reprint SBOTE study: extracorporeal shock wave therapy versus electrical stimulation after botulinum toxin type a injection for post-stroke spasticity-a prospective randomized trial
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 39:283-91. 2013
    ..05) (VAS: 2.44 and 2.69 respectively) (p < 0.05). ESWT enhances the effect of BTX-A to a greater extent than ES, probably by modulating rheology of the muscle and neurotransmission at the neuromuscular junction...
  12. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein E genotypes and neuropsychiatric symptoms and syndromes in late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    Francesco Panza
    Geriatric Unit and Gerontology Geriatrics Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Sciences, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy
    Ageing Res Rev 11:87-103. 2012
    ..In fact, identifying predisposing genetic risk factors may allow us to understand the pathophysiological features of neuropsychiatric syndromes or symptoms in AD, so optimizing possible therapeutic options...
  13. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of poststroke plantar-flexor muscles spasticity: a prospective open-label study
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR Hospital, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Top Stroke Rehabil 21:S17-24. 2014
    ..To assess the use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for the treatment of equinus foot after stroke and to correlate the ESWT effect on spastic plantar-flexor muscles with echo intensity on the Heckmatt scale...
  14. doi request reprint Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's disease: from anti-β-amyloid to tau-based immunization strategies
    Francesco Panza
    Geriatric Unit and Gerontology Geriatric Research Laboratory, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Foggia, Italy
    Immunotherapy 4:213-38. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Current epidemiological approaches to the metabolic-cognitive syndrome
    Francesco Panza
    Geriatric Unit and Gerontology Geriatrics Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Sciences, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:S31-75. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and cognitive impairment: current epidemiology and possible underlying mechanisms
    Francesco Panza
    Department of Medical Sciences, IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 21:691-724. 2010
    ..In the future, trials could be undertaken to determine whether modifications of these risk factors, including inflammation, could lower risk of developing cognitive decline...
  17. doi request reprint Role of biphosphonates and lymphatic drainage type Leduc in the complex regional pain syndrome (shoulder-hand syndrome)
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Pain Med 10:179-85. 2009
    ..The pain is regional and usually has a distal predominance of abnormal sensory, motor, sudomotor, vasomotor, and/or trophic findings...
  18. doi request reprint Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of people with subacromial impingement syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Phys Ther 89:643-52. 2009
    ..Subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS) is a painful condition resulting from the entrapment of anatomical structures between the anteroinferior corner of the acromion and the greater tuberosity of the humerus...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acoustic analysis of swallowing sounds: a new technique for assessing dysphagia
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 41:639-45. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of focal hand dystonia after surgical treatment for thumb duplication
    Andrea Santamato
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Foggia, OORR, Viale Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Orthopedics 32:529. 2009
    ..Two-month follow-up revealed that clinical effects of botulinum toxin type A were still present...
  21. pmc Effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A treatment of neck pain related to nocturnal bruxism: a case report
    Andrea Santamato
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation OORR, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Chiropr Med 9:132-7. 2010
    ..This case report describes a patient with nocturnal bruxism and related neck pain treated with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A)...
  22. doi request reprint Short arm of chromosome 11 and sporadic Alzheimer's disease: catalase and cathepsin D gene polymorphisms
    Cristiano Capurso
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Foggia, Ospedali Riuniti, viale L Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 432:237-42. 2008
    ..Our data, at present, do not support a role of two gene polymorphisms of the short arm of the chromosome 11, the CAT rs1001179 and CTSD rs17571, as a possible susceptibility factors for sporadic AD...