Allan H Ropper

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor gene transfer for diabetic polyneuropathy: a randomized, double-blinded trial
    Allan H Ropper
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:386-93. 2009
  2. pmc Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome in a patient taking citalopram and Hydroxycut: a case report
    Gregory L Cvetanovich
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Case Reports 5:548. 2011
  3. pmc Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis presenting as a neurological emergency: a case report
    Zongqi Xia
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Case Reports 4:95. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic angiogenesis inhibits or rescues chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: taxol- and thalidomide-induced injury of vasa nervorum is ameliorated by VEGF
    Rudolf Kirchmair
    Department of Cardiovascular Research, St Elizabeth s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Ther 15:69-75. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with chronic immune demyelinating polyneuropathy
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Division of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Neurology 63:715-7. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Influence of critical illness on axonal loss in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Doreen Ho
    Department of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Muscle Nerve 39:10-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Rituximab treatment in patients with IVIg-dependent immune polyneuropathy: a prospective pilot trial
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Department of Neurology, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Muscle Nerve 35:66-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The acute phase reactant, fibrinogen, as a guide to plasma exchange therapy for acute Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Rashmi Sanjay
    Department of Medicine, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine Section, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    J Clin Apher 21:105-10. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antiangiogenesis mediates cisplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy: attenuation or reversal by local vascular endothelial growth factor gene therapy without augmenting tumor growth
    Rudolf Kirchmair
    Division of Cardiovascular Research, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02135, USA
    Circulation 111:2662-70. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Current treatments for CIDP
    Allan H Ropper
    Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 60:S16-22. 2003

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor gene transfer for diabetic polyneuropathy: a randomized, double-blinded trial
    Allan H Ropper
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:386-93. 2009
    ..Randomized, blinded trial of intramuscular gene transfer using plasmid vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) to treat diabetic polyneuropathy...
  2. pmc Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome in a patient taking citalopram and Hydroxycut: a case report
    Gregory L Cvetanovich
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Case Reports 5:548. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis presenting as a neurological emergency: a case report
    Zongqi Xia
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Case Reports 4:95. 2010
    ..Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis remains a challenging clinical diagnosis with poor outcome if it is not recognized and treated early in the course of the disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic angiogenesis inhibits or rescues chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: taxol- and thalidomide-induced injury of vasa nervorum is ameliorated by VEGF
    Rudolf Kirchmair
    Department of Cardiovascular Research, St Elizabeth s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mol Ther 15:69-75. 2007
    ..These findings implicate microvascular damage as the basis for toxic neuropathy and suggest that angiogenic growth factors may constitute a novel treatment for this disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with chronic immune demyelinating polyneuropathy
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Division of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Neurology 63:715-7. 2004
    ..The authors found that MMF induced a modest benefit in ~20% of their patients and stabilized patient condition, allowing reduction of steroid or IVIg therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of critical illness on axonal loss in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Doreen Ho
    Department of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Muscle Nerve 39:10-5. 2009
    ..11), in the ICU (26 vs. 15), and in the hospital (29 vs. 18). Sixty-eight percent of patients with GBS in the ICU developed axon loss, but this was not related to the usual precipitants of CIP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rituximab treatment in patients with IVIg-dependent immune polyneuropathy: a prospective pilot trial
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Department of Neurology, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Muscle Nerve 35:66-9. 2007
    ..There was no improvement in secondary endpoints. No adverse events occurred. In this small prospective study, rituximab did not reduce IVIg requirements in the majority of patients with IVIg-dependent, immune-mediated polyneuropathies...
  8. ncbi request reprint The acute phase reactant, fibrinogen, as a guide to plasma exchange therapy for acute Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Rashmi Sanjay
    Department of Medicine, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine Section, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    J Clin Apher 21:105-10. 2006
    ..Therapeutic plasma exchange need not be extended when plasma fibrinogen remains > or =30% below its level at presentation by the time of the final planned plasma exchange procedure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antiangiogenesis mediates cisplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy: attenuation or reversal by local vascular endothelial growth factor gene therapy without augmenting tumor growth
    Rudolf Kirchmair
    Division of Cardiovascular Research, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02135, USA
    Circulation 111:2662-70. 2005
    ..The pathogenic basis for toxic neuropathies induced by chemotherapeutic agents has not been completely elucidated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Current treatments for CIDP
    Allan H Ropper
    Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 60:S16-22. 2003
    ..Research is needed to find agents suitable for single and combination therapy in CIDP...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with IgG monoclonal gammopathy and polyneuropathy
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Division of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:766-72. 2002
    ..Plasma exchange has been shown to be effective but alternative therapies have not been systematically evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Concussion
    Allan H Ropper
    Department of Neurology, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:166-72. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Positive salivary gland biopsy, Sjögren syndrome, and neuropathy: clinical implications
    Kenneth C Gorson
    Division of Neurology, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Muscle Nerve 28:553-60. 2003
    ..ataxic neuropathy is uncommon; and (4). the lack of sicca symptoms or anti-SSA or SSB antibodies in patients with neuropathy does not exclude Sjögren syndrome based upon salivary gland pathology...