Mariano Serrao

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nociceptive trigeminocervical reflexes in healthy subjects
    Mariano Serrao
    Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1563-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Sudden stopping in patients with cerebellar ataxia
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Rome Sapienza, Latina, Italy
    Cerebellum 12:607-16. 2013
  3. pmc Improving neuro-oncological patients care: basic and practical concepts for nurse specialist in neuro-rehabilitation
    Michelangelo Bartolo
    Neurorehabilitation Unit, IRCCS Neuromed, Mediterranean Neurological Institute, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 31:82. 2012
  4. pmc Adaptive behaviour of the spinal cord in the transition from quiet stance to walking
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 13:80. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Modulating effects of bodyweight unloading on the lower limb nociceptive withdrawal reflex during symmetrical stance
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:1035-43. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Gait pattern in inherited cerebellar ataxias
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Via Faggiana 34, 40100 Latina, Italy
    Cerebellum 11:194-211. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Reorganization of multi-muscle and joint withdrawal reflex during arm movements in post-stroke hemiparetic patients
    Mariano Serrao
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:527-40. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Modulation of spinal inhibitory reflex responses to cutaneous nociceptive stimuli during upper limb movement
    Romildo Don
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 28:559-68. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Kinematic and electromyographic study of the nociceptive withdrawal reflex in the upper limbs during rest and movement
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Santa Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina, La Sapienza, University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neurosci 26:3505-13. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Tonic pain abolishes cortical habituation of visual evoked potentials in healthy subjects
    Gianluca Coppola
    G B Bietti Eye Foundation IRCCS, Dept of Neurophysiology of Vision and Neurophthalmology, Rome, Italy
    J Pain 11:291-6. 2010

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Nociceptive trigeminocervical reflexes in healthy subjects
    Mariano Serrao
    Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1563-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to elicit more nociceptive TCR responses through preferential activation of the nociceptive afferents with a concentric surface electrode...
  2. doi request reprint Sudden stopping in patients with cerebellar ataxia
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Rome Sapienza, Latina, Italy
    Cerebellum 12:607-16. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Improving neuro-oncological patients care: basic and practical concepts for nurse specialist in neuro-rehabilitation
    Michelangelo Bartolo
    Neurorehabilitation Unit, IRCCS Neuromed, Mediterranean Neurological Institute, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 31:82. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study is to identify the standard competencies for neurorehabilitation nurses that could be taught by means of a specialization course...
  4. pmc Adaptive behaviour of the spinal cord in the transition from quiet stance to walking
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 13:80. 2012
    ..The reflex parameters were measured and compared between subphases and in relation to the joint kinematics...
  5. doi request reprint Modulating effects of bodyweight unloading on the lower limb nociceptive withdrawal reflex during symmetrical stance
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:1035-43. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of bodyweight unloading on the excitability of the nociceptive withdrawal reflex (NWR) and of its receptive fields organisation during quiet stance in humans...
  6. doi request reprint Gait pattern in inherited cerebellar ataxias
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Via Faggiana 34, 40100 Latina, Italy
    Cerebellum 11:194-211. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Reorganization of multi-muscle and joint withdrawal reflex during arm movements in post-stroke hemiparetic patients
    Mariano Serrao
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:527-40. 2012
    ..To investigate the behavior of the nociceptive withdrawal reflex (NWR) in the upper limb during reaching and grasping movements in post-stroke hemiparetic patients...
  8. doi request reprint Modulation of spinal inhibitory reflex responses to cutaneous nociceptive stimuli during upper limb movement
    Romildo Don
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 28:559-68. 2008
    ..Study of the nociceptive inhibitory reflexes during movement offers new and more profound insights into the functional anatomical organization of the spinal interneuronal network mediating sensory-motor integration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Kinematic and electromyographic study of the nociceptive withdrawal reflex in the upper limbs during rest and movement
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Santa Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina, La Sapienza, University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Neurosci 26:3505-13. 2006
    ..Study of the upper limb NWR may provide a window onto the spinal neural control mechanisms operating during movement...
  10. doi request reprint Tonic pain abolishes cortical habituation of visual evoked potentials in healthy subjects
    Gianluca Coppola
    G B Bietti Eye Foundation IRCCS, Dept of Neurophysiology of Vision and Neurophthalmology, Rome, Italy
    J Pain 11:291-6. 2010
    ..Tonic pain probably abolishes VEP habituation by acting on brainstem neural structures which modulate thalamo-cortical activation thereby changing visual cortex excitability...
  11. doi request reprint Turning strategies in patients with cerebellar ataxia
    Silvia Mari
    Rehabilitation Centre Policlinico Italia, Rome, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 222:65-75. 2012
    ..Given the high risk of falls related to this task, it would be useful to include turning training in the rehabilitation protocol of ataxic patients...
  12. doi request reprint Strategies adopted by cerebellar ataxia patients to perform U-turns
    Mariano Serrao
    Rehabilitation Centre Policlinico Italia, Rome, Italy
    Cerebellum 12:460-8. 2013
    ..Some of the observed alterations are indicative of a primary deficit in limb-joint coordination, whereas others suggest that patients choose a compensatory strategy aimed at reducing the instability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of diffuse noxious inhibitory controls on temporal summation of the RIII reflex in humans
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Pain 112:353-60. 2004
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  14. doi request reprint Planned gait termination in cerebellar ataxias
    Carmela Conte
    Rehabilitation Centre, Policlinico Italia, Piazza del Campidano 6, 00162, Rome, Italy
    Cerebellum 11:896-904. 2012
    ..Given the potential risk of falls when stopping, walking ataxic patients may benefit from a rehabilitation treatment focused on preserving and improving their ability to terminate gait safely...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between recovery of calf-muscle biomechanical properties and gait pattern following surgery for achilles tendon rupture
    Romildo Don
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:211-20. 2007
    ..The relationship between ankle plantar flexor biomechanical properties and gait pattern following surgery for acute rupture of the Achilles tendon has not yet been fully investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of painful heterotopic stimulation on the cutaneous silent period in the upper limbs
    Paolo Rossi
    Dipartimento di Neurologia Clinica e Otorinolaringoiatria, Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Nervose e Mentali, II Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1-6. 2003
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  17. doi request reprint The contribution of trigemino-cervical reflexes in distinguishing progressive supranuclear palsy from multiple system atrophy
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science and Biotechnology, Sapienza University of Rome ICOT Polo Pontino, Latina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1812-5. 2011
    ..To date, no study has investigated TCRs in multiple system atrophy (MSA), another atypical parkinsonism associated with brainstem involvement, which resembles PSP...
  18. doi request reprint Modelling the spine as a deformable body: Feasibility of reconstruction using an optoelectronic system
    Alberto Ranavolo
    Department of Occupational Medicine, INAIL, Via Fontana Candida 1, 00040 Monte Porzio Catone, Rome, Italy
    Appl Ergon 44:192-9. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that spine shape can be reproduced by 5th order polynomial interpolation. The best approximating curves are obtained from either 10- or 9-marker sets. Sagittal angles are systematically underestimated...
  19. pmc Lack of cold pressor test-induced effect on visual-evoked potentials in migraine
    Gianluca Coppola
    Department of Neurophysiology of Vision and Neurophthalmology, G B Bietti Eye Foundation, IRCCS, Via Livenza 3, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:115-21. 2010
    ..Whether this abnormality reflects abnormal functional activity in the subcortical structures subserving tonic pain activation remains conjectural...
  20. doi request reprint Influence of the corticospinal tract on the cutaneous silent period: a study in patients with pyramidal syndrome
    Francesca Gilio
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 433:109-13. 2008
    ..None of the other variables differed in patients and healthy subjects. Our findings suggest that corticospinal projections influence the CSP latency probably by modulating the balance of excitability in the underlying circuits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spinal myoclonus with giant somatosensory evoked potentials and enhanced long-loop reflex: a case report
    Mariano Serrao
    Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Funct Neurol 19:203-6. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Experimental muscle pain decreases the frequency threshold of electrically elicited muscle cramps
    Mariano Serrao
    Rehabilitation Unit, Polo Pontino ICOT, Latina, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 182:301-8. 2007
    ..9 +/- 3.2 muV and 101.6 +/- 6.0 Hz; P < 0.05). The results suggest that nociceptive muscle afferent activity induced by injection of hypertonic saline facilitates the generation of electrically elicited muscle cramps...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison between kinematic and kinetic methods for computing the vertical displacement of the center of mass during human hopping at different frequencies
    Alberto Ranavolo
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Appl Biomech 24:271-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the segmental analysis and force platform methods can be considered to provide the most accurate results for COM vertical excursion during human hopping in a large range of hopping frequency...
  24. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of supermarket cashiers before and after a redesign of the checkout counter
    Francesco Draicchio
    Department of Occupational Medicine, INAIL, Via Fontana Candida 1, Monte Porzio Catone, Rome, 00040, Italy
    Ergonomics 55:650-69. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that a disk wheel positioned in the bagging area reduces the biomechanical risk for cashiers and increases time spent resting...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic skin response evoked by laser skin stimulation
    Paolo Rossi
    Department of Clinical Neurology and Otorhinolaryngology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:129-32. 2002
    ..Our findings show that SSRs can easily be induced by laser stimuli and that this method shares the technical limitations of conventional eSSRs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic mixed nerve and cutaneous silent period in evaluating the A-delta fibres in a patient with hereditary sensory-autonomic neuropathy
    Fablo Maria Corsi
    G M Lancisi Department of Neurosciences, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:31-4. 2002
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  27. ncbi request reprint Shortened cortical silent period in facial muscles of patients with migraine
    Antonio Curra
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Pain 132:124-31. 2007
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  28. pmc Lateral inhibition in visual cortex of migraine patients between attacks
    Gianluca Coppola
    Departmen of Neurophysiology of Vision and Neuroophtalmology, G, B, Bietti Foundation IRCCS, Via Livenza 3 00198, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:20. 2013
    ..We investigated lateral inhibition in the visual cortex during the migraine cycle and in healthy subjects by using differential temporal modulations of radial windmill-dartboard (WD) or partial-windmill (PW) visual patterns...
  29. ncbi request reprint Myoclonus of the scapula after acute long thoracic nerve lesion: a case report
    Filippo Camerota
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Mov Disord 21:71-3. 2006
    ..A combination of peripheral and central mechanisms may have induced the myoclonus in this case...
  30. doi request reprint Caregivers burden and needs in community neurorehabilitation
    Michelangelo Bartolo
    Neurorehabilitation Service Majorana, Consorzio Cooperative Ri Rei, Rome, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 42:818-22. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the burden on caregivers of chronic neurological patients taking part in community neurorehabilitation programmes, and to describe caregivers' socio-demographic features and needs...
  31. doi request reprint Cutaneous silent period in hand muscles is lengthened by tramadol: Evidence for monoaminergic modulation?
    Francesco Pujia
    Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Neurology Section, Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 528:78-82. 2012
    ..We suggest that the monoaminergic action of tramadol reinforces the activity of spinal inhibitory interneurons on α-motoneurons for the hand muscles...
  32. doi request reprint Scuba diving is not associated with high prevalence of headache: a cross-sectional study in men
    Roberto Di Fabio
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, Italy
    Headache 52:385-92. 2012
    ..To study the prevalence of cephalalgia in male divers...
  33. doi request reprint Low doses of rotigotine in patients with antipsychotic-induced parkinsonism
    Roberto Di Fabio
    Department of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, Italy Von Siebenthal Clinic, Genzano, Italy Italian Hospital Group, Guidonia Montecelio, Italy San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Genzano, Italy and IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 36:162-5. 2013
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  34. ncbi request reprint Pre-perceptual pain sensory responses (N1 component) in type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Paolo Rossi
    Institute of Neurology, La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 30, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neuroreport 13:1009-12. 2002
    ..N1 and P2 potentials are delayed and decreased in parallel giving evidence that LEP abnormalities are not secondary to a cognitive dysfunction and mostly reflect a small-fiber dysfunction...