Elcio Juliato Piovesan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An open study of botulinum-A toxin treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
    E J Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Neurology 65:1306-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Convergence of cervical and trigeminal sensory afferents
    Elcio J Piovesan
    Jorge Manços do Nascimento Teixeira 868, São José dos Pinhais, 83005 500 Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:377-83. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type-A effect as a preemptive treatment in a model of acute trigeminal pain: a pre-clinical double-blind and placebo-controlled study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Unit of Headache, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:56-63. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of NMDA and non-NMDA antagonists on acute and inflammatory pain in the trigeminal territory: a placebo control study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:837-43. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Botulinum neurotoxin type-A for primary stabbing headache: an open study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:212-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Massaging over the greater occipital nerve reduces the intensity of migraine attacks: evidence for inhibitory trigemino-cervical convergence mechanisms
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 80060 900 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:599-604. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Valsalva maneuver procedures in the diagnosis of right-to-left shunt by contrast-enhanced transcranial doppler using agitated saline solution with blood as a contrast agent
    Marcos Christiano Lange
    Neurology Division Cerebrovascular Diseases Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:410-3. 2010
  8. pmc Uncontrolled headache induced by oxcarbazepine
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Clinic, Neurology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 120 andar, sala 1236, CEP 80060 900, Curitiba Parana, Brazil
    J Headache Pain 8:301-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of lamotrigine over the SUNCT syndrome: one patient follow-up for two years
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:691-4. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Chronic unremitting headache associated with Lyme disease-like illness
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Department, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:470-3. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint An open study of botulinum-A toxin treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
    E J Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Neurology 65:1306-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, BoNT/A is an efficient treatment. There were no major side effects. A placebo-controlled clinical trial is needed to confirm these findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Convergence of cervical and trigeminal sensory afferents
    Elcio J Piovesan
    Jorge Manços do Nascimento Teixeira 868, São José dos Pinhais, 83005 500 Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:377-83. 2003
    ..In this paper, the role of convergence mechanisms in nociceptive physiology, physiopathology of the headaches, clinical diagnosis, and therapeutic conduct are reviewed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin type-A effect as a preemptive treatment in a model of acute trigeminal pain: a pre-clinical double-blind and placebo-controlled study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Unit of Headache, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:56-63. 2011
    ..Motor activity was similar in both groups. BoNT/A showed to be effective preventing inflammatory pain up to eight days after the first treatment, an effect not reproduced on the second dose administration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of NMDA and non-NMDA antagonists on acute and inflammatory pain in the trigeminal territory: a placebo control study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:837-43. 2008
    ..The non-NMDA topiramate improved motor performance more than did D and M, probably because T has more anxiolytic properties...
  5. ncbi request reprint Botulinum neurotoxin type-A for primary stabbing headache: an open study
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:212-5. 2010
    ..In two patients BoNTA showed no therapeutic effect. The BoNTA seems to be an excellent therapeutic option for primary stabbing headache...
  6. ncbi request reprint Massaging over the greater occipital nerve reduces the intensity of migraine attacks: evidence for inhibitory trigemino-cervical convergence mechanisms
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 80060 900 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:599-604. 2007
    ..We review trigemino-cervical convergence and diffuse nociceptive inhibitory control (DNIC) mechanisms and suggest that the convergence mechanisms are not only excitatory but also inhibitory...
  7. ncbi request reprint Valsalva maneuver procedures in the diagnosis of right-to-left shunt by contrast-enhanced transcranial doppler using agitated saline solution with blood as a contrast agent
    Marcos Christiano Lange
    Neurology Division Cerebrovascular Diseases Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:410-3. 2010
    ..To compare two different timings for the performance of the Valsalva maneuver (VM) using an infusion of agitated saline solution with blood as contrast agent (CA) to right-to-left shunt (RLS) screening...
  8. pmc Uncontrolled headache induced by oxcarbazepine
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Clinic, Neurology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Rua General Carneiro 181, 120 andar, sala 1236, CEP 80060 900, Curitiba Parana, Brazil
    J Headache Pain 8:301-5. 2007
    ..Complete recovery of the headache symptoms occurred only after OXC was discontinued. We discuss the potential mechanisms associated to OXC and status migrainosus, drug-induced headaches and uncontrolled headaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of lamotrigine over the SUNCT syndrome: one patient follow-up for two years
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:691-4. 2003
    ..We concluded that lamotrigine is effective in treating SUNCT syndrome when used in high doses for a prolonged period of time...
  10. doi request reprint Chronic unremitting headache associated with Lyme disease-like illness
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Neurology Department, Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:470-3. 2013
    ..Special attention should be paid to patients with headaches who have traveled to endemic areas. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional analyses of the occipital cortex in visual impaired patients with visual loss before 14 years old
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Unidade de Cefaléia, Especialidade de Neurologia do Departamento de Clínica Médica do Hospital de Clínicas da Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 60:949-53. 2002
    ..While the increases in blood flow may reflect compensatory mechanisms for visual deprivation, the significance of the diminished perfusion in the left frontotemporal area remains elusive...
  12. doi request reprint Intracranial embolism characteristics in PFO patients: a comparison between positive and negative PFO by transesophageal echocardiography: the rule of nine
    Marcos Christiano Lange
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 293:106-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze markers in the positive RLS by cTCD that confirm the PFO by cTEE...
  13. ncbi request reprint Curitiba acute ischemic stroke protocol: a university hospital and EMS initiative in a large Brazilian city
    Marcos Christiano Lange
    Cerebrovascular Diseases Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:441-5. 2011
    ..Few healthcare centers in Brazil perform thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Oscillucusis and sudden deafness in a migraine patient
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:848-50. 2003
    ..Audiometric testing confirmed the sensorineural nature of the hearing loss. The clinical aspects and physiopathology of auditory symptoms in this case and in patients with migraine is reviewed...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Using algometry of pressure measuring the threshold of trigeminal pain perception in normal volunteers: a new protocol of studies]
    E J Piovesan
    Setor de Cefaléias, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:92-6. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term evolution of papilledema in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: observations concerning two cases
    Elcio Juliato Piovesan
    Neurology Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 60:453-7. 2002
    ..The presence or not of papilledema in IIH can be related to the period in which the diagnosis is accomplished...
  17. ncbi request reprint General practice physician knowledge about headache: evaluation of the municipal continual medical education program
    Pedro Andre Kowacs
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas da UFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:595-9. 2009
    ..The goal of the project was to evaluate, to update and to train the PCP on headache knowledge and care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tongue tremor in a patient with coma after electrical injury
    Katia Lin
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Mov Disord 18:834-6. 2003
    ..We then reviewed the differential diagnosis of abnormal involuntary movements of the tongue as well as movement disorders related to electrocution...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Doppler for patent foramen ovale screening: is there a good correlation with transesophageal echocardiography?
    Marcos Christiano Lange
    Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Clinicas, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:785-9. 2008
    ..Right-to-left shunt (RLS) can be identified by contrast-enhanced transcranial Doppler (cTCD) in patent foramen ovale (PFO) patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of intense light stimulation on trigeminal and cervical pain perception thresholds
    P A Kowacs
    Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, , Curitiba, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 21:184-8. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that in migraineurs, light may have a relevant role in trigeminal and cervical pain perception thresholds...
  21. ncbi request reprint Referred pain after painful stimulation of the greater occipital nerve in humans: evidence of convergence of cervical afferences on trigeminal nuclei
    E J Piovesan
    Setor de Cefaléias, Especialidade de Neurologia, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 21:107-9. 2001
    ..These data add to and reinforce previous evidence of convergence of cervical afferents on the trigeminal sensory circuit...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Anesthetic blockade of the greater occipital nerve in migraine prophylaxis]
    E J Piovesan
    Unidade de Cefaléias, Especialidade e Serviço de Neurologia, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:545-51. 2001
    ..The results shown here suggest that GON participates in the cranial nociceptive modulation during crises of migraine without aura...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of headache intensity in migrainous patients with visual handicap through the tactile analogical scale (TAS)
    E J Piovesan
    Unidade de Cefaléia, Especialidade de Neurologia, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:702-7. 2001
    ..The study suggests that, as in other forms of sensibility, the total visual loss can also interfere in the nociceptive control of the pain during the migraine attacks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recurrent extratrigeminal stabbing and burning sensation with allodynia in a migraine patient
    E J Piovesan
    Setor de Cefaléias, Especialidade de Neurologia, Departamento de Clínica Médica do Hospital de Clínicas da Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 23:231-4. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Critical flicker frequency in migraine. A controlled study in patients without prophylactic therapy
    P A Kowacs
    Headache Unit, Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas da Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 25:339-43. 2005
    ..Results confirmed and extended previous observations of abnormal flicker fusion thresholds in migraineurs. We hypothesize that this finding might be related to a shorter cortical stimulation silent period...
  26. ncbi request reprint Botulinum-A toxin in the treatment of painful post-stroke nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia triggered by periodic limb movements of sleep: case report
    Pedro A Kowacs
    Servico de Neurologia, Departamento de Clinica Medica, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:1027-9. 2006
    ..Sleep disorders presenting involuntary movements may be very annoying to patients, apart from their negative influence on sleep...
  27. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome and drug-induced akathisia in headache patients
    William B Young
    Department of Neurology, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:450-6. 2003
    ..2%) without RLS (P<.0001). Finally, we concluded that headache patients with RLS are at a greatly increased risk of developing drug-induced akathisia when treated with intravenous dopamine receptor blocking agents...