GianPietro Sechi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sassari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of topiramate in patients with cerebellar tremor
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:1023-7. 2003
  2. pmc Ceftriaxone for Alexander's Disease: A Four-Year Follow-Up
    GianPietro Sechi
    Department Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro 10, 07100, Sassari, Italy
    JIMD Rep 9:67-71. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Levetiracetam in stiff-person syndrome
    GianPietro Sechi
    Dept of Neurosciences, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro, 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    J Neurol 255:1721-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements after ischemic stroke in the right lenticulostriate region
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro, 10, I 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:157-60. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Wernicke's encephalopathy: new clinical settings and recent advances in diagnosis and management
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Clinical Neurology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Lancet Neurol 6:442-55. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Disfluent speech in patients with partial epilepsy: beneficial effect of levetiracetam
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, Viale San Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 9:521-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Three sisters with very-late-onset major depression and parkinsonism
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Neurology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:122-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint "Erratic" complex partial status epilepticus as a presenting feature of MELAS
    Davide Corda
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 8:655-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Asterixis and toxic encephalopathy induced by gabapentin
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro, 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:195-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Carbamazepine, clonazepam and focal reflex proprioceptive seizures
    GianPietro Sechi
    Department of Neurology, University of Sassari, Neurological Clinic, Viale S Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:327-30. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of topiramate in patients with cerebellar tremor
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:1023-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and potential beneficial effect of topiramate (TPM) as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy to carbamazepine (CBZ) in patients with cerebellar tremor...
  2. pmc Ceftriaxone for Alexander's Disease: A Four-Year Follow-Up
    GianPietro Sechi
    Department Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro 10, 07100, Sassari, Italy
    JIMD Rep 9:67-71. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Levetiracetam in stiff-person syndrome
    GianPietro Sechi
    Dept of Neurosciences, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro, 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    J Neurol 255:1721-5. 2008
    ..No response was noticed on placebo. Our data indicate that in patients with SPS, LEV is well tolerated and has a therapeutic role in the management of both muscle stiffness and life-threatening paroxysmal respiratory spasms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements after ischemic stroke in the right lenticulostriate region
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro, 10, I 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:157-60. 2008
    ..The discrete brain localization observed in this patient may be a clue to a better understanding of the pathophysiology of RLS and PLM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wernicke's encephalopathy: new clinical settings and recent advances in diagnosis and management
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Clinical Neurology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Lancet Neurol 6:442-55. 2007
    ..A systematic approach helps to ensure that patients receive a prompt diagnosis and adequate treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disfluent speech in patients with partial epilepsy: beneficial effect of levetiracetam
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, Viale San Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 9:521-3. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical effects of levetiracetam (LEV) in patients with partial epilepsy and disfluent speech...
  7. ncbi request reprint Three sisters with very-late-onset major depression and parkinsonism
    GianPietro Sechi
    Institute of Neurology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:122-5. 2007
    ..We suggest that single allele mutations of ATP7B gene may confer a susceptibility for late-onset major depression and parkinsonism...
  8. ncbi request reprint "Erratic" complex partial status epilepticus as a presenting feature of MELAS
    Davide Corda
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 8:655-8. 2006
    ..We report for the first time a case in which multifocal CPSE is the presenting feature of MELAS. Our findings document the multifocality of neuronal hyperexcitability in the context of the cerebral strokelike lesion in this syndrome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Asterixis and toxic encephalopathy induced by gabapentin
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro, 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:195-9. 2004
    ..To date, only one case of asterixis associated with the use of gabapentin (GBT) has been reported. No data, instead, are available on the occurrence of asterixis related to a dementing encephalopathy during GBT therapy in the elderly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Carbamazepine, clonazepam and focal reflex proprioceptive seizures
    GianPietro Sechi
    Department of Neurology, University of Sassari, Neurological Clinic, Viale S Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:327-30. 2003
    ..CBZ was withdrawn and clonazepam (CZP) given 2 mg daily, with complete relief of seizures and choreoathetoid dyskinesias. CZP had a suppressive effect on seizures for over 15 years, without development of tolerance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Focal and secondarily generalised convulsive status epilepticus induced by thiocolchicoside in the rat
    GianPietro Sechi
    Neurological Clinic, Viale S Pietro, 10, Sassari, Italy
    Seizure 12:508-15. 2003
    ..Our study documents that thiocolchicoside has a powerful convulsant activity in the rat, perhaps due to an antagonistic interaction of the compound with a cortical subtype of the GABA(A) receptor...
  12. ncbi request reprint Wernicke's encephalopathy in a woman on slimming diet
    GianPietro Sechi
    Department of Neurology, University of Sassari, Viale S Pietro 10, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Neurology 58:1697-8. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy after obesity surgery: a systematic review
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology 69:615; author reply 615-6. 2007
  14. pmc Thyrotoxicosis-associated Wernicke's encephalopathy
    GianPietro Sechi
    J Gen Intern Med 23:897. 2008