Alexandre Gironell

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Affiliation: Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutical strategies for essential tremor]
    Alexandre Gironell
    Unidad de Trastorno del Movimiento, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:632-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation effects in time production processing
    A Gironell
    Cognitive and Movement Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 12:891-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of p300 in subjective memory complaints: a prospective study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Cognitive Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:279-84. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of an intraoperative electrophysiological navigator system for subthalamic nucleus surgery in Parkinson's disease
    Alexandre Gironell
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:101-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Routine neurophysiologic tremor analysis as a diagnostic tool for essential tremor: a prospective study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:446-50. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Levodopa and executive performance in Parkinson's disease: a randomized study
    Berta Pascual-Sedano
    Department of Neurology Movement Disorders Unit and CIBERNED, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:832-41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint PDD-Short Screen: a brief cognitive test for screening dementia in Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 25:440-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Spectroscopic changes associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia in Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:312-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of mild to severe hallucinations in Parkinson's disease
    Gisela Llebaria
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital Sant Pau Institute of Biomedical Research, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas CIBERNED, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 25:2785-91. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of immediate and controlled-release levodopa on mood in Parkinson's disease: A double-blind study
    Jaime Kulisevsky
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 22:62-7. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutical strategies for essential tremor]
    Alexandre Gironell
    Unidad de Trastorno del Movimiento, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:632-7. 2007
    ..It is also described the more specific treatment of head tremor with the use botulinum toxin. Finally, several points are exposed to guide the immediate research of this disease in near future...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lack of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation effects in time production processing
    A Gironell
    Cognitive and Movement Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 12:891-6. 2005
    ..No significantly differences were observed in absolute error scores in time estimation task with any rTMS condition. This preliminary study does not support the role of the prefrontal lobe in time production processes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of p300 in subjective memory complaints: a prospective study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Cognitive Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:279-84. 2005
    ..9% and a specificity of 76.9%; the odds ratio was 3.75 (95% confidence interval, 1.23-11.41). Findings from the present study suggest that assessment of evoked related potentials may contribute to the early detection of DAT...
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of an intraoperative electrophysiological navigator system for subthalamic nucleus surgery in Parkinson's disease
    Alexandre Gironell
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:101-7. 2005
    ..0) that helps the surgical team in neuronal identification and in strategy processes in subthalamic nucleus surgery for Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Routine neurophysiologic tremor analysis as a diagnostic tool for essential tremor: a prospective study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:446-50. 2004
    ..43 (95% CI, 66.03 to 596.35). For the diagnosis of ET in patients with postural tremor, routine neurophysiologic tests have high diagnostic and predictive value that justifies its practice in movement disorders clinics...
  6. doi request reprint Levodopa and executive performance in Parkinson's disease: a randomized study
    Berta Pascual-Sedano
    Department of Neurology Movement Disorders Unit and CIBERNED, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:832-41. 2008
    ..A slower rise in LD levels appears to have a more favorable impact on more difficult working memory tests. These results require replication to determine their generalization...
  7. doi request reprint PDD-Short Screen: a brief cognitive test for screening dementia in Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 25:440-6. 2010
    ..The PDD-SS appears as the first BST for diagnosing PDD, displays an excellent diagnostic accuracy, and takes 5 to 7 minutes to be administered...
  8. doi request reprint Spectroscopic changes associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia in Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:312-8. 2012
    ..The PD-CRS was able to capture the differential impairment of prefrontal versus temporal cortical areas...
  9. doi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of mild to severe hallucinations in Parkinson's disease
    Gisela Llebaria
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital Sant Pau Institute of Biomedical Research, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas CIBERNED, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 25:2785-91. 2010
    ..A comprehensible continuum pattern of clinical relationships emerged among VH and cognitive functioning in PD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of immediate and controlled-release levodopa on mood in Parkinson's disease: A double-blind study
    Jaime Kulisevsky
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 22:62-7. 2007
    ..Mood changes in PD patients are related to the patient's type of motor response to oral LD and also to the kinetic profile of the LD formulation used for dopaminergic replacement...
  11. doi request reprint Parkinson's disease-cognitive rating scale: a new cognitive scale specific for Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 23:998-1005. 2008
    ..Performance on the PD-CRS showed that PDD is characterized by the addition of cortical dysfunction upon a predominant and progressive fronto-subcortical impairment...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Parkinson's disease without dementia
    Jaime Kulisevsky
    Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 23:1889-96. 2008
    ..Apathy emerged as an independent construct in PD-ND, indicating the need to address specific therapeutical approaches targeted toward this particular symptom...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of pallidotomy and bilateral subthalamic stimulation on cognitive function in Parkinson disease. A controlled comparative study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Cognitive and Movement Disorders Section, Dept of Neurology, Sant Pau Hospital Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Neurol 250:917-23. 2003
    ..005). This controlled comparative study suggests that neither unilateral pallidotomy nor bilateral STN-DBS have global adverse cognitive consequences, but bilateral STN-DBS may cause a selective decrease in verbal fluency...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of delusional misidentification syndromes in Parkinson's disease with dementia
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBERNED Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 23:443-8. 2008
    ..DMS is a neuropsychiatric feature associated with PDD. Greater impairment in language and memory in PDD with DMS suggests a prominent role of the temporal cortex in the genesis of DMS in PDD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of decision-making and cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease
    Javier Pagonabarraga
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 22:1430-5. 2007
    ..Although impaired decision-making appears unrelated to executive dysfunction, patients with the better cognitive status appears more prone to assume risky behaviors...
  16. doi request reprint Cut-off score of the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale for screening dementia in Parkinson's disease
    Gisela Llebaria
    Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona and CIBERNED Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas en Red Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas, Barcelona, Spain
    Mov Disord 23:1546-50. 2008
    ..The MDRS has an excellent discriminant ability to diagnose dementia in PD and provides an objective measure to distinguish PD-ND from PDD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of amantadine in essential tremor: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Alexandre Gironell
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Mov Disord 21:441-5. 2006
    ..An increase in postural tremor as an adverse effect of amantadine was referred by 37.5% of patients. Results from the present trial indicate amantadine at 100 mg b.i.d. is not effective as a treatment for ET...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the cerebellum in essential tremor: a controlled study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Servei de Neurologia, Hospital de Sant Pau, Av Sant Antoni Ma Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Arch Neurol 59:413-7. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic potential of acoustic startle reflex, acoustic blink reflex, and electro-oculography in progressive supranuclear palsy: a prospective study
    Alexandre Gironell
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Mov Disord 18:1273-9. 2003
    ..The three neurophysiological tests investigated provided sensitive and specific measures with predictor value in early stages of atypical parkinsonian syndrome...
  20. doi request reprint The Glass scale: a simple tool to determine severity in essential tremor
    Alexandre Gironell
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Sant Pau, Av Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:412-4. 2010
    ..The method for measuring disease severity in essential tremor (ET) is not consistent among neurologists in routine clinical practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint A double-blind crossover, placebo-controlled study of the adenosine A2A antagonist theophylline in Parkinson's disease
    Jaime Kulisevsky
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:25-31. 2002
    ..During this exploratory study, the effects of theophylline were not strong enough to potentiate clearly the antiparkinsonian action of levodopa or to increase ON time in patients with advanced PD...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Descriptive analysis of the activity in a movement disorder unit in a tertiary hospital in Catalonia]
    Roser Ribosa-Nogué
    Unidad de Trastornos del Movimiento, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Institut d Investigacions Biomediques Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 55:330-6. 2012
    ..Movement disorders are an important part of the activity of a Neurology service, but there are few studies examining their health care demand...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Head tremor]
    Alexandre Gironell
    Unidad de Trastornos del Movimiento, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 50:676-84. 2010
    ..Head tremor, either as an isolated symptom or as part of a symptomatic complex, occurs in patients with different neurological diseases. Little research has been carried out to analyse the clinical features of this neurological symptom...
  24. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate gyrus: further evidence in treatment-resistant major depression
    Dolors Puigdemont
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental CIBERSAM, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB, Sant Antoni M Claret, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 15:121-33. 2012
    ..DBS fully remitted 50% of the patients at 1 yr, supporting its validity as a new therapeutic strategy for TRD. ..
  25. doi request reprint "Preclinical" MSA in definite Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Roberta Rodriguez-Diehl
    Neurological Tissue Bank, University of Barcelona SCT Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuropathology 32:158-63. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report on the coexistence of definite sCJD and "minimal changes" MSA in the same patient...
  26. pmc Diagnosis and management of essential tremor and dystonic tremor
    Alexandre Gironell
    Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Catalonia and Ciberned Centro de Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas en Red, Spain
    Ther Adv Neurol Disord 2:215-22. 2009
    ..Treatment of dystonic tremor matches the treatment of dystonia. In cases of symptomatic dystonic tremor similar to ET, therapeutic strategies would be the same as for ET...
  27. ncbi request reprint "Prodromic" tremor: prevalence and clinical correlates
    Alexandre Gironell
    Mov Disord 22:1203-4. 2007