Alessandro Serra

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neuromuscular transmission failure in myasthenia gravis: decrement of safety factor and susceptibility of extraocular muscles
    Alessandro Serra
    Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1275:129-35. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Factors contributing to failure of neuromuscular transmission in myasthenia gravis and the special case of the extraocular muscles
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1233:26-33. 2011
  3. pmc Critical role of cerebellar fastigial nucleus in programming sequences of saccades
    Susan A King
    Veterans Affairs and Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1233:155-61. 2011
  4. pmc The role of the medial longitudinal fasciculus in horizontal gaze: tests of current hypotheses for saccade-vergence interactions
    Athena L Chen
    Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Exp Brain Res 208:335-43. 2011
  5. pmc Effects of cerebellar disease on sequences of rapid eye movements
    Susan King
    Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, United States
    Vision Res 51:1064-74. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Conjugacy of horizontal saccades: application of binocular phase planes
    Alessandro Serra
    Daroff Dell Osso Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Prog Brain Res 171:571-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Exacerbation of myasthenia gravis with voriconazole
    Raed Azzam
    Neuromuscular Center, Department of Neurology and Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5098, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:928-30. 2013
  8. pmc Changes in dynamic and kinematic properties of saccades in ocular myasthenia following intravenous immunoglobulin treatment
    Alessandro Serra
    The Daroff Dell Osso Ocular Motility Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:468-71. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Disorders of vergence eye movements
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology Department, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:32-7. 2011

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Publications9

  1. pmc Neuromuscular transmission failure in myasthenia gravis: decrement of safety factor and susceptibility of extraocular muscles
    Alessandro Serra
    Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1275:129-35. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Factors contributing to failure of neuromuscular transmission in myasthenia gravis and the special case of the extraocular muscles
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1233:26-33. 2011
    ..Initial conjugacy of saccades in MG reflects selective sparing of neuromuscular transmission of fast, pale global fibers, which have better developed postsynaptic folding...
  3. pmc Critical role of cerebellar fastigial nucleus in programming sequences of saccades
    Susan A King
    Veterans Affairs and Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1233:155-61. 2011
    ..Our results support the crucial role of the cerebellum, especially FOR, in programming sequences of saccades...
  4. pmc The role of the medial longitudinal fasciculus in horizontal gaze: tests of current hypotheses for saccade-vergence interactions
    Athena L Chen
    Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    Exp Brain Res 208:335-43. 2011
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that horizontal saccades are governed by disjunctive signals, preceded by an initial, high-acceleration conjugate transient and followed by a slower vergence component...
  5. pmc Effects of cerebellar disease on sequences of rapid eye movements
    Susan King
    Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, United States
    Vision Res 51:1064-74. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Conjugacy of horizontal saccades: application of binocular phase planes
    Alessandro Serra
    Daroff Dell Osso Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Prog Brain Res 171:571-4. 2008
    ..We conclude that binocular phase planes supplement conventional measures of saccades, such as peak velocity, and are useful to differentiate INO and cranial nerve palsies from myasthenia...
  7. doi request reprint Exacerbation of myasthenia gravis with voriconazole
    Raed Azzam
    Neuromuscular Center, Department of Neurology and Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5098, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:928-30. 2013
    ..We describe a patient with stable generalized myasthenia gravis who presented with new onset severe ophthalmoplegia and ptosis after initiation of voriconazole for aspergillosis...
  8. pmc Changes in dynamic and kinematic properties of saccades in ocular myasthenia following intravenous immunoglobulin treatment
    Alessandro Serra
    The Daroff Dell Osso Ocular Motility Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:468-71. 2009
    ..Involvement of other extraocular muscle-fiber types leads to limited range of eye movements and an increase in the thickness of Listing's plane...
  9. doi request reprint Disorders of vergence eye movements
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology Department, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:32-7. 2011
    ..The aim is to re-interpret disorders of vergence in the light of recent studies that view disjunctive eye movements as but one component of three-dimensional gaze control...