T Kuntzer

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Ganglionopathies: evolving concept and ideas on management]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:1268-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint [Treatment options for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:539-43. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Sweet taste loss in myasthenia gravis: more than a coincidence?
    Joelle N Chabwine
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 9:50. 2014
  4. doi request reprint [2011: What's new in dysimmune neuropathies]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, CHU Vaudois, 413 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:975-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Diabetic neuropathies: clinical sub-types, early detection, and asking help from neurologist]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Universite de Lausanne
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:1315-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Inflammatory neuropathies and multineuritis]
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV et UNIL, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2469-73. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Neuropathic pains: background, new tools, new drugs]
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2812-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint [2012: news in neurology]
    V Alvarez
    Service de Neurologie, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 9:62-5. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint [Neurology]
    J N Chabwine
    Service de Neurologie, Département de Neurosciences Cliniques, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:46-50. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic advances in neurology]
    F Siclari
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 7:50-6. 2011

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint [Ganglionopathies: evolving concept and ideas on management]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:1268-72. 2006
    ..This review focuses on recent advances in defining the mechanisms involved in sensory ganglionopathies, and describes the differential diagnosis including the rarely encountered hereditary neuronopathies and the infectious causes...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Treatment options for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:539-43. 2006
    ..General measures to rehabilitate patients and to manage symptoms like fatigue and other residual findings are important...
  3. doi request reprint Sweet taste loss in myasthenia gravis: more than a coincidence?
    Joelle N Chabwine
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 9:50. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint [2011: What's new in dysimmune neuropathies]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, CHU Vaudois, 413 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:975-8. 2012
    ..Changes of the peripheral nerves on MR imaging are better known and the usefulness of serum antibodies is reviewed...
  5. doi request reprint [Diabetic neuropathies: clinical sub-types, early detection, and asking help from neurologist]
    T Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Universite de Lausanne
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:1315-9. 2012
    ..At the present time, some consensus emerge to ask help from neurologist when faced to other forms of peripheral neuropathies than distal symmetrical DPN...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Inflammatory neuropathies and multineuritis]
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV et UNIL, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2469-73. 2009
    ..These forms of neuropathies are important to be known because the beneficial therapeutic possibilities of immunosuppression...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Neuropathic pains: background, new tools, new drugs]
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2812-6. 2005
    ..Pregabaline, the newest anticonvulsant launched in the Swiss market, appears to be effective as a treatment of painful diabetic polyneuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia...
  8. ncbi request reprint [2012: news in neurology]
    V Alvarez
    Service de Neurologie, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 9:62-5. 2013
    ..A new drug against migraine seems free from vasoconstrictive effect. Antioxidants are harmful in Alzheimer disease. Some oral medication will be available for multiple sclerosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Neurology]
    J N Chabwine
    Service de Neurologie, Département de Neurosciences Cliniques, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 8:46-50. 2012
    ..Monoclonal antibodies and immunosuppressant agents are proposed as good alternatives in the treatment of chronic dysimmune polyneuropathies. Gene therapy for the treatment of genetic myopathies is progressing...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic advances in neurology]
    F Siclari
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 7:50-6. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic advances in neurology]
    J Morier
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:39-44, 46-8. 2009
    ..CGRP receptor antagonists are about to be launched as a promising acute migraine treatment. The pharmacological approach in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients might be improved according to research results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Autosomal dominant nemaline myopathy: a new phenotype unlinked to previously known genetic loci
    P Y Jeannet
    Neuropediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuromuscul Disord 17:6-12. 2007
    ..No linkage to the five known nemaline myopathy genes (alpha-tropomyosin-3, nebulin, alpha-actin, troponin T1 and beta-tropomyosin), to the ryanodine receptor gene (associated with core-rod myopathy) or to the 15q21-23 locus was found...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Dysimmune neuromuscular disorders: diagnostic challenges and new ways of management]
    P H Lalive
    Unité de neuro immunologie et sclérose en Plaques, Service de Neurologie, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:934-9. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of adult neuromuscular disorders]
    T Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 120:725-31. 2000
    ..Other myopathies were rare, but of diverse causes, all of them corresponding to the newly introduced definition of Rare or Orphan Diseases...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Neuropathies associated with paraproteinemia (monoclonal gammopathy)]
    P H Lalive
    Unité de neuro immunologie et sclérose en Plaques, Service de Neurologie, Departement des neurosciences cliniques, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:929-33. 2013
    ..These steps are important to initiate an appropriate therapy that may include chemotherapy and/or immunosuppressive treatment targeting the neuropathy and the haematological dysfunction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological and molecular biological studies in a patient with neurolymphomatosis
    T Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, BH7 306, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 23:1604-9. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The expansion of 300 CTG repeats in myotonic dystrophy transgenic mice does not induce sensory or motor neuropathy
    E Gantelet
    Laboratory of Neurology Research, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol 114:175-85. 2007
    ..Altogether, these results suggest that 300 CTG repeats are not sufficient to induce axonopathy, demyelination or neuronopathies in this transgenic mouse model...
  18. pmc Favourable outcome of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy in two patients with dermatomyositis
    S Vulliemoz
    Service de Neurologie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1079-82. 2006
    ..Both were treated with cytosine-arabinoside, and patient 2 was also treated with mirtazapine, a 5HT2A receptor antagonist. Combination of these drugs might be helpful to treat HIV-negative patients with PML...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exercise test in muscle channelopathies and other muscle disorders
    T Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 23:1089-94. 2000
    ..The test may also be abnormal in proximal myotonic myopathy, but is normal in myotonic dystrophy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Painful hand and moving finger treated by wearing a glove
    C Wider
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 67:491-3. 2006
    ..The difference between afferent and efferent pathway levels and the delay of several months between trauma and occurrence of symptoms support a central mechanism, most probably involving sensorimotor reorganization at a segmental level...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Correlation of diseases and disabilities and allocation and modes of transport among the members of an association of patients with neuromuscular diseases. For the Association Suisse Romande contre la Myopathie]
    T Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 120:755-9. 2000
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Neurology]
    S Botez
    Service de Neurologie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:39-47. 2007
    ..In this contribution, several specialists analyse and interpret new facts about their respective neurological domain...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Carpal tunnel syndrome with an unusual cause: a malignant nerve sheath tumor of the median nerve]
    F Ochsner
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 157:1547-9. 2001
    ..A course of local radiation therapy was completed, with no sign of recurrence, and a normalization of the serum level of neurone specific enolase...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Neurological manifestations of IgM dysglobulinemia]
    A J Steck
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire, Bale, Suisse, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:971-8. 2002
    ..The availability of safer therapies such as humanized monoclonal antibodies that eliminate specifically B-cell and B-cell precursors may open a new avenue for the management of these patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Mutation of the aprataxin gene presenting with Charcot-Marie-Tooth-like neuropathy and cerebellar ataxia]
    F Ochsner
    Service de Neurologie, CHU Vaudois, CH 1011 Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 161:331-6. 2005
    ..Phenotype-genotype correlations, generally based on predominant associated signs, are being increasingly used to distinguish different types of autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxias (ARCA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Electrophysiological testing in muscle channelopathies]
    T Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Suisse
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 160:S49-54. 2004
    ..Electrophysiological testings appear therefore useful to diagnose muscle channelopathies but also give information about the prognosis of the disorder; they could also be viewed as useful tests to predict response to treatments...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and pathophysiological basis of sensory neuronopathies (ganglionopathies)
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 30:255-68. 2004
    ..The differential diagnosis involves separating sensory ganglionopathies from other ataxic polyneuropathies, such as infectious neuropathies, sensory neuropathies with various autoantibodies, and the neuropathies seen in celiac disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Management of the acute and chronic polyradiculoneuropathies]
    Jan Novy
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1166-9. 2007
    ..Work-up sequence and therapeutical modes are discussed in the light of recently published data, with a special interest on pain management and early rehabilitation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Number of Edb motor units estimated using an adapted multiple point stimulation method: normal values and longitudinal studies in ALS and peripheral neuropathies
    Eric Albrecht
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:557-63. 2004
    ..To validate the adapted multiple point stimulation (AMPS) method to estimate the number of motor units (MUNE) from the extensor digitorum brevis (Edb) muscle...
  30. doi request reprint Isolated facial and bulbar paresis: a persistent manifestation of neonatal myasthenia gravis
    Pierre Yves Jeannet
    Department of Pediatrics, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurology 70:237-8. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of repetitive nerve stimulation, exercise, and cold in differentiating myotonic disorders
    Patrik Michel
    Nerve Muscle Unit, Neurology Service, CHU Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Room BH7 469, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 36:643-50. 2007
    ..Provocative tests are therefore useful in myotonias to demonstrate muscle inexcitability, which depends on the chloride or sodium channelopathy...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Myasthenia gravis: treatments and remissions]
    Murielle Dunand
    Unité nerf muscle, Service de Neurologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1185-6, 1188-90. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic perimyositis as the presenting feature of a monoclonal T-cell expansion
    Murielle Dunand
    Neurology Service, CHU Vaudois, Room BH07 306, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 31:646-51. 2005
    ..Although the pathogenesis behind the T-cell expansion is unclear but probably inflammatory, we suggest regular follow-up to allow early treatment of any T-cell lymphoproliferative malignancy that may develop...
  34. ncbi request reprint Muscle membrane polarisation after provocative tests, and after cooling: the normal CMAP changes to be expected
    Thierry Kuntzer
    Service de Neurologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Rue du Bugnon, CHUV BH 07 306, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1457-63. 2004
    ..To know the range of changes of compound muscle action potentials (CMAPs) in the muscles innervated by the ulnar nerve after diverse provocative tests, 14 healthy patients were studied with the same protocol...
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lidocaine patch 5% in the treatment of focal peripheral neuropathic pain syndromes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Torsten Meier
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Luebeck, Germany
    Pain 106:151-8. 2003
    ..4 in the present study compared reasonably well with other studies of PHN, such as topically applied capsaicin (NNT: 5.3-infinity) or systemic treatment with gabapentin (NNT: 3.2-5.0)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dermatomyositis, lobar panniculitis and inflammatory myopathy with abundant macrophages
    Emmanuel Carrera
    Neurology Service, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neuromuscul Disord 16:468-71. 2006
    ..The patient improved with prednisone and azathioprine. We conclude that this focal complication suggests a continuum between dermatomyositis, CHP, and IMAM, the three syndromes where T-cell activation plays an important role...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bilateral compressive lumbosacral plexopathy due to internal iliac artery aneurysms
    Christian Wider
    J Neurol 253:809-10. 2006
  38. doi request reprint Myotonic dystrophy transgenic mice exhibit pathologic abnormalities in diaphragm neuromuscular junctions and phrenic nerves
    Petrica Adrian Panaite
    Neurology Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 67:763-72. 2008
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Mirtazapine decreases the pain feeling in healthy participants
    Pierre Arnold
    Service de réadaptation neurologique Clinique romande de réadaptation SuvaCare, Sion, Switzerland
    Clin J Pain 24:116-9. 2008
    ..The nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) to an electric stimulus was chosen to determine the pain threshold...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone reduces the loss of axotomized sensory neurons in dorsal root ganglia after sciatic nerve transection in adult rat
    Michel Schenker
    Institute of Cell Biology and Morphology IBCM, Medical School, University Hospital of Lausanne, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Exp Neurol 184:225-36. 2003
    ..We believe that the relative preservation of neurons is important in considering future therapeutic approaches of human peripheral nerve lesion and sensory neuropathy...