L Padua

Summary

Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A case of Guyon syndrome with neuroapraxic block resolved after surgical decompression
    L Padua
    Instituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 109:191-3. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of bilateral symptoms in carpal tunnel syndrome
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 23:603-6. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus injuries: regeneration timing and prognosis in patients without need for urgent operation. Preliminary results on truncus primarius superior
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:17-20. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Multiperspective assessment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicenter study. Italian CTS Study Group
    L Padua
    Istituto di Neurologia Università Cattolica S C, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 53:1654-9. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Italian multicentre study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Differences in the clinical and neurophysiological features between male and female patients
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 24:579-82. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint SFEMG in ocular myasthenia gravis diagnosis
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1203-7. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Errors in diagnosis of polyneuropathy: three cases of chronic lumbosacral root impairment
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 3:224-6. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis self-administered questionnaire: development of regional domains
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito 1, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:331-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Lower limb nerve impairment in diabetic patients: multiperspective assessment
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 9:69-73. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiperspective assessment of peripheral nerve involvement in diabetic patients
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Italy
    Eur Neurol 45:214-21. 2001

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Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint A case of Guyon syndrome with neuroapraxic block resolved after surgical decompression
    L Padua
    Instituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 109:191-3. 1998
    ..To our knowledge, no cases of Guyon syndrome with neuroapraxic block are reported in the literature...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of bilateral symptoms in carpal tunnel syndrome
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 23:603-6. 1998
    ..Our data suggest that bilateral impairment of median nerve is the rule in patients with CTS and probably it has been underestimated in previous studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus injuries: regeneration timing and prognosis in patients without need for urgent operation. Preliminary results on truncus primarius superior
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:17-20. 2005
    ..In the scientific literature, there is no systematic clinical evidence of nerve regeneration timing after trauma., especially regarding brachial plexus...
  4. ncbi request reprint Multiperspective assessment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicenter study. Italian CTS Study Group
    L Padua
    Istituto di Neurologia Università Cattolica S C, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 53:1654-9. 1999
    ..To assess the clinical and neurophysiologic dissociation often observed in clinical practice, and to improve patient evaluation for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Italian multicentre study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Differences in the clinical and neurophysiological features between male and female patients
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 24:579-82. 1999
    ..The patient-oriented assessment showed that men complain of less discomfort than women; clinical examination was similar in the two populations and neurophysiological investigations showed greater changes in men...
  6. ncbi request reprint SFEMG in ocular myasthenia gravis diagnosis
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1203-7. 2000
    ..The diagnostic tests for OMG are usually unable to display a good sensitivity and specificity simultaneously. In this paper, we studied 86 cases submitted for suspected OMG...
  7. ncbi request reprint Errors in diagnosis of polyneuropathy: three cases of chronic lumbosacral root impairment
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 3:224-6. 1998
    ..These further investigations may avoid severe and irreversible damage to neural tissues...
  8. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis self-administered questionnaire: development of regional domains
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito 1, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:331-6. 2005
    ..Results of global MG score (GMG) and of domains appeared reliable. Domains were able to better assess the functional involvement of anatomical regions than main GMG, clinical examination and history...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lower limb nerve impairment in diabetic patients: multiperspective assessment
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 9:69-73. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Multiperspective assessment of peripheral nerve involvement in diabetic patients
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Italy
    Eur Neurol 45:214-21. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiperspective follow-up of untreated carpal tunnel syndrome: a multicenter study
    L Padua
    Istituto di Neurologia, Università Cattolica S C, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 56:1459-66. 2001
    ..To assess the course of untreated carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and neurophysiological picture of carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Largo A Gamelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1946-51. 2001
    ..To evaluate the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in pregnancy through a validated and multiperspective assessment of CTS...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between clinical examination, quality of life, disability and depression in CMT patients: Italian multicenter study
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:157-62. 2008
    ..To assess which are the clinical examination tests that are more related to quality of life (QoL), depression, and disability in CMT patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in type 1 diabetic patients and influence of peripheral nerve involvement
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Largo F. Vito 1, I-00168 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:239-45. 2001
    ..They offered new interpretations to conventional biological measurements. In particular, the peripheral nerve picture was strictly related to the physical aspects of the patients' quality of life, and not with the mental aspects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multidimensional study on quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes
    E Ausili
    Pediatric Department, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 11:249-55. 2007
    ..To study the Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and metabolic assessment in 33 children affected with type 1 diabetes (18 males, 15 females; mean age 10.3 years)...
  16. doi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome: ultrasound, neurophysiology, clinical and patient-oriented assessment
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2064-9. 2008
    ..Second, to assess the sensitivity of ultrasonography (US) and neurophysiology in the diagnosis of CTS using clinical measures as gold standard...
  17. doi request reprint Ultrasound as a useful tool in the diagnosis and management of traumatic nerve lesions
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1237-43. 2013
    ..Our study aimed at evaluating the contribution of US as complementary tool in a neurophysiological laboratory for the diagnosis and management of TNL...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study on carpal tunnel syndrome and pregnancy incidence and natural course
    C Pazzaglia
    Istituto di Neurologia, Università Cattolica S C, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:35-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in pregnancy through a validated and multiperspective assessment of CTS and to assess the course of carpal tunnel syndrome after pregnancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological classification of ulnar entrapment across the elbow
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:11-6. 2001
    ..Conversely, a clear correlation between neurophysiological pattern and symptoms was not found. The neurophysiological classification is easy to use and reliable, but further multicentric studies should be performed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Italian multicentre study of peroneal mononeuropathy at the fibular head: study design and preliminary results
    I Aprile
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:63-8. 2005
    ..In recent years, multicenter studies have been suggested; moreover it is commonly accepted that a multiperspective approach provides more comprehensive results...
  21. doi request reprint A new clinical scale to grade the impairment of median nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome
    P Caliandro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1066-71. 2010
    ..To improve the clinical ability in detecting the damage severity, we have introduced the criteria "distribution of paresthesias" in a previous clinical scale: the historical-objective scale (Hi-Ob)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment and correlation between clinical patterns, disability and health-related quality of life in patients with low back pain
    A Rabini
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 43:49-54. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the QoL and the disability in patients with LBP and to correlate them to clinical patterns...
  23. ncbi request reprint Misdiagnosis of lumbar-sacral radiculopathy: usefulness of combination of EMG and ultrasound
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F Vito 1, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 28:154-5. 2007
    ..The association of neurophysiological and imaging US assessments, possibly in the same session, may avoid misdiagnosis...
  24. doi request reprint Heterogeneity of root and nerve ultrasound pattern in CIDP patients
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:160-5. 2014
    ..The data are, however, heterogeneous and correlations with clinical history or disease severity are lacking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy: multiperspective follow-up of untreated cases
    L Padua
    Istituto di Neurologia Drs Padua, Aprile, Caliandro, and Tonali, Università Cattolica S C, Rome
    Neurology 59:1643-6. 2002
    ..Fifty-four percent of women with CTS symptoms during pregnancy had symptoms 1 year later. Patients with onset of CTS symptoms early during pregnancy are less likely to improve after delivery...
  26. doi request reprint IN-RATIO: a new test to increase diagnostic sensitivity in ulnar nerve entrapment at elbow
    P Caliandro
    Institute of Neurology, Fondazione Pro Iuventute Don Carlo Gnocchi, Universita Cattolica, Largo Francesco Vito 1, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1600-6. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of patients operated on for lumbar stenosis: a long-term follow-up
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:275-8; discussion 278-9. 2007
    ..We previously assessed QoL in 30 patients operated on for LS four years before, by performing a retrospective follow-up through the Short-Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36)...
  28. doi request reprint Occurrence and characterization of Pain in immune-mediated neuropathies: a multicentre prospective study
    C Pazzaglia
    Department of Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:177-83. 2011
    ..pain is a common symptom of peripheral neuropathies that may severely affect patients' Quality of Life. Pain questionnaires, based on verbal descriptors, are a useful way to investigate it...
  29. doi request reprint Natural history of CMT1A including QoL: a 2-year prospective study
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito 1, Rome, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:199-203. 2008
    ..Our observations provide information which may be useful when designing clinical trials in CMT...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes after Harrington instrumentation for idiopathic scoliosis: a 15- to 28-year evaluation
    R Padua
    Department of Orthopedics, San Giocoma Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1268-73. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with myasthenia gravis and the relationship between patient-oriented assessment and conventional measurements
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Cattolic University, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 22:363-9. 2001
    ..Our data demonstrated that clinical measurements are related to the HRQoL. The results may be useful in developing a disease-specific patient-oriented tool...
  32. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of nerve entrapment lesion in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, L go F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1140-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the occurrence of nerve entrapment syndrome in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Balance and walking involvement in facioscapulohumeral dystrophy: a pilot study on the effects of custom lower limb orthoses
    I Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:169-78. 2013
    ..In FSHD patients, the coupling of the ankle muscles impairment with the knee, hip and abdominal muscles impairment, causes complex alterations of balance and walking with deterioration of quality of life (QoL)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Double peak sensory responses: effects of capsaicin
    I Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Via Maresciallo Caviglia 30, I 00194, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 28:264-9. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, clinical and neurophysiological picture in patients operated on for lumbar stenosis
    P Caliandro
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:143-6. 2005
    ..In lumbar stenosis (LS) patients, clinical, neuroradiological and neurophysiological findings were not related to validated measurements of the outcomes that are more relevant to patients such as functional status and symptoms...
  36. ncbi request reprint Predictive variables on disability and quality of life in stroke outpatients undergoing rehabilitation
    I Aprile
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, L go F Vito 1, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:40-6. 2006
    ..Our results showed that in a rehabilitation programme we should consider not only disability assessment but also QoL, which is more relevant for the patient...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of GH self administration on peripheral nerve. A case report
    P Caliandro
    Unit of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 44:441-3. 2004
    ..The anecdotal history and neurophysiological findings of this case suggest an increased awareness to the adverse effects of GH on peripheral nerve...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health status in children with spina bifida
    C Rendeli
    Spina Bifida Center of the Paediatric Department, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Spinal Cord 43:230-5. 2005
    ..Prospective multidimensional study by means of: (1) clinical assessment, (2) parental-administered questionnaire for general health (CHQ-PF50), and (3) standardised disability measurements...
  39. doi request reprint Effect of pre-operative physiotherapy in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty
    P E Ferrara
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Rehabil 22:977-86. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of pre-operative physiotherapy before hip arthroplasty in patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis...
  40. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of conservative treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
    D B Piazzini
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Rehabil 21:299-314. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of conservative therapy in carpal tunnel syndrome...
  41. doi request reprint The difficulty in confirming clinical diagnosis of myasthenia gravis in a seronegative patient: a possible neurophysiological approach
    P Caliandro
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 19:825-7. 2009
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Topographical distribution of warmth, burning and itch sensations in healthy humans
    A Truini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 494:165-8. 2011
    ..Our psychophysical study provides new information supporting the idea that specific unmyelinated neuronal pathways mediate sensations of warmth, burning and itch...
  43. pmc Patient-oriented assessment of back pain in pregnancy
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Largo F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur Spine J 11:272-5. 2002
    ..Evaluation of the patient's perspective made it possible to identify predictive factors for occurrence of back pain, thereby furnishing important information for the clinical approach to pregnancy...
  44. ncbi request reprint A useful electrophysiological test for diagnosis of minimal conduction block
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1041-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The SFEMG conduction block test is a sensitive, complementary, technique for diagnosis of minimal conduction block in patients with normal findings in standard nerve conduction studies...
  45. ncbi request reprint Schwannoma of the median nerve (even outside the wrist) may mimic carpal tunnel syndrome
    L Padua
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:430-4. 2006
    ..Here, US evaluation is very useful as supporting diagnostic methodology to assess the anatomopathological condition of the nerve lesion and must not be limited to the wrist...
  46. ncbi request reprint Seronegative myasthenia gravis: comparison of neurophysiological picture in MuSK+ and MuSK- patients
    L Padua
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 13:273-6. 2006
    ..With regard to SFEMG data, MuSK- patients were characterized to have more severe neurophysiological pattern. Our observations showed several differences between the clinical and neurophysiological pictures of MUSK+ and MUSK- patients...
  47. pmc Ten- to 15-year outcome of surgery for lumbar disc herniation: radiographic instability and clinical findings
    R Padua
    Institute of Orthopedics, S Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur Spine J 8:70-4. 1999
    ..Recurrences were not observed and only a few patients suffered from leg pain. The standard procedure for lumbar disc herniation showed good results at 10- and 15-year follow-up...
  48. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome: indication for surgical treatment based on electrophysiologic study
    L Aulisa
    Institute of Orthopaedics, , Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Am 23:687-91. 1998
    ..Complete restoration of clinical and electrophysiologic nerve function was observed only in patients with mild carpal tunnel syndrome...
  49. ncbi request reprint Variables influencing quality of life and disability in Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) patients: Italian multicentre study
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito 1, I 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:417-23. 2006
    ..Multiperspective assessment of CMT showed new aspects of this disease, mainly regarding (1) differences between men and women and (2) the crucial role of pain and depression...
  50. doi request reprint Levodopa effect on electromyographic activation patterns of tibialis anterior muscle during walking in Parkinson's disease
    P Caliandro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Gait Posture 33:436-41. 2011
    ..Since the variability of TA activation disappears after Levodopa administration, this phenomenon could be the expression of an abnormal dopaminergic drive...
  51. doi request reprint High ultrasound variability in chronic immune-mediated neuropathies. Review of the literature and personal observations
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A, Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus Foundation, Piazzale Morandi 6, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 169:984-90. 2013
    ..The aim of the current paper is to make a review of the available nerve US studies and provide data from personal observations in the most common chronic immune-mediated neuropathies. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Range of motion correlates with patient perception of TKA outcome
    R Padua
    Department of Orthopedics, S Giacomo Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 460:174-7. 2007
    ..5 months; range, 20-30 months). We found a positive correlation between range of motion and patient-oriented evaluations in some domains of the Short Form 36 and in the Oxford knee score...
  53. ncbi request reprint Contribution of ultrasound in a neurophysiological lab in diagnosing nerve impairment: A one-year systematic assessment
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F Vito 1, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1410-6. 2007
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Differential involvement of A-delta and A-beta fibres in neuropathic pain related to carpal tunnel syndrome
    A Truini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Pain 145:105-9. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that whereas paroxysmal pain and abnormal sensations reflect demyelination of non-nociceptive Abeta-fibres, spontaneous constant pain arises from damage to nociceptive Adelta-fibres...
  55. pmc Back pain in pregnancy: 1-year follow-up of untreated cases
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Eur Spine J 14:151-4. 2005
    ..Conversely, in women with a history of BP, pregnancy represents a transient period of worsening symptoms, probably due to the temporary para-physiological mechanical condition...
  56. doi request reprint "Dropping objects": a potential index of severe carpal tunnel syndrome
    C Pazzaglia
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:437-9. 2010
    ..Moreover, "dropping objects" was more frequent in females, older patients, and in those patients with more functional impairment. The occurrence of "dropping objects" in CTS patients seems to be an index of CTS severity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Natural history of ulnar entrapment at elbow
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go F Vito, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1980-4. 2002
    ..No clinical-neurophysiological data on natural history of ulnar neuropathy at elbow (UNE) are reported. The aim of the current study is to assess the course of untreated UNE...
  58. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis outcome measure: development and validation of a disease-specific self-administered questionnaire
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Largo F Vito, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 23:59-68. 2002
    ..A 25-item MG questionnaire (MGQ) was generated. Results were related to conventional measures of MG severity. Furthermore, the MGQ appeared reliable, sensitive and reproducible. The questionnaire was validated as an outcome measure...
  59. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome: neurophysiological results of surgery based on preoperative electrodiagnostic testing
    L Padua
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 22:599-601. 1997
    ..Prolongation of the distal motor latency over 6 ms was not followed by return to neurophysiological normality, although some degree of sensory function was restored in the majority of cases...
  60. doi request reprint Sonographic diagnosis of anatomical variations associated with carpal tunnel syndrome
    P De Franco
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 42:371-4. 2014
    ..We present two cases where ultrasound showed the presence of both abnormalities, allowing a correct diagnosis and influencing the treatment plan...
  61. ncbi request reprint Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. Cross-cultural adaptation and validation
    R Padua
    Orthopedics Department, San Giacomo Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 28:179-86. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that the evaluation capacities of the Italian DASH are equivalent to those of other language versions of the DASH...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in autoimmune neurological disorders--effects on quality of life
    L Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy Fondazione don C Gnocchi, Rome, Italy
    Hum Immunol 66:417-21. 2005
    ..Further controlled studies on IVIG, including quality-of-life assessments, are necessary to develop needed evidence on the use of IVIG in clinical practice...
  63. ncbi request reprint Evolution of hand dysfunction and symptoms in untreated carpal tunnel syndrome
    L Padua
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, L go F Vito 1 00168, Rome, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 32:545-7. 2005
    ..The evolution of symptoms and hand dysfunction was positively related. Only in 3% was there discordance between hand dysfunction and symptom evolution. Thus, in patients with CTS, hand dysfunction and symptoms evolve in parallel...
  64. ncbi request reprint Group rehabilitation versus individual rehabilitation following knee and hip replacement: a pilot study with randomized, single-blind, cross-over design
    I Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:551-9. 2011
    ..Group rehabilitation programs for some pathological conditions could permit better allocation of economic resources, but few studies evaluated the efficacy of group physiotherapy as opposed to individual physiotherapy...
  65. doi request reprint Effects of unilateral pedunculopontine stimulation on electromyographic activation patterns during gait in individual patients with Parkinson's disease
    Pietro Caliandro
    Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F Vito 1, 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:1477-86. 2011
    ..In on PPTg- DBS/off L: -dopa, no patient showed reduced RMS-A. Although the very low number of subjects we evaluated, our observations suggest that PPTg plays a role in modulating TA activation pattern during the steady state of gait...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the self-administered Boston questionnaire and electrophysiological findings in follow-up of surgically-treated carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    Unit of Neurosurgery, Azienda Ospedialiera Senese and Department of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 25:128-34. 2000
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation of the lumbar North American Spine Society questionnaire for Italian-speaking patients with lumbar spinal disease
    R Padua
    Institute of Orthopedics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E344-7. 2001
    ..A cross-cultural adaptation and cross-sectional study of a sample of lumbar spine patients, with a subsample followed prospectively for retest reliability...
  68. doi request reprint Italian version of ASES questionnaire for shoulder assessment: cross-cultural adaptation and validation
    R Padua
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Musculoskelet Surg 94:S85-90. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the evaluation capacities of the Italian version of ASES are equivalent to those of English language version...
  69. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in young diabetic patients
    C Rendeli
    Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:251-6. 2003
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in young diabetic patients...
  70. doi request reprint Levodopa therapy reduces DNA damage in peripheral blood cells of patients with Parkinson's disease
    T Cornetta
    Department of Biology, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy
    Cell Biol Toxicol 25:321-30. 2009
    ..Due to the limited number of patients we cannot reach definite conclusions even if our data confirm the accumulation of DNA lesions in PD patients; these lesions decrease after LD intake...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reliability of clinical outcome measures in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    A Solari
    Neuroepidemiology Unit, IRCCS Foundation, C Besta Neurological Institute, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:19-26. 2008
    ..All outcome measures appear adequate for CMT assessment. Use of an immobilization device improves foot MVIC reliability, preventing biased findings in patients with greater strength...
  72. ncbi request reprint Correlation between regional myasthenic weakness and mental aspects of quality of life
    A Rostedt
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 13:191-3. 2006
    ..Bulbar and generalized involvement results in impairment of mental aspects of quality of life, whereas ocular involvement does not...
  73. pmc Italian version of the Roland Disability Questionnaire, specific for low back pain: cross-cultural adaptation and validation
    R Padua
    via P S Mancini 2, 00196 Rome, Italy
    Eur Spine J 11:126-9. 2002
    ..82. The Italian version of the Roland Disability Questionnaire satisfied the validation criteria, showing characteristics of reliability and validity similar to previously published versions translated and adapted for other countries...
  74. ncbi request reprint Quality of life during and after inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    L Padua
    Stroke 34:e180-1; author reply e180-1. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Pattern of paresthesia in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
    P Caliandro
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1648; author reply 1649. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint A new clinical scale of carpal tunnel syndrome: validation of the measurement and clinical-neurophysiological assessment
    F Giannini
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Neurologia, Universita di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:71-7. 2002
    ..The first is a score determined by clinical history and objective findings. The second evaluates the presence/absence of pain as a dichotomous categorical score...
  77. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with myasthenia gravis
    L Padua
    Muscle Nerve 25:466-7. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint Reply to "Motor assessment of upper extremity function and its relation with fatigue, cognitive function and quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients"
    L Padua
    J Neurol Sci 253:106. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint A self-administered questionnaire of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    M Mondelli
    Servizio di EMG, ASL 7, Via Pian d Ovile 9, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:402-11. 2006
    ..Although further studies are required to test its responsiveness to clinical changes, UNEQ may be also considered responsive. UNEQ can be used to measure subjective discomfort in UNE patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer reproducibility and responsiveness of a clinical severity scale in surgically treated carpal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    Servizio EMG ASL 7, Siena, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:263-8. 2002
    ....
  81. pmc Health-related quality of life in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after treatment: short-term effects after brace or surgical treatment, a comment
    I Aprile
    Eur Spine J 16:1962-3; author reply 1964. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint An electrophysiological severity scale in tarsal tunnel syndrome
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service ASL7, Siena, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 109:284-9. 2004
    ..To propose a neurophysiological classification of tarsal tunnel syndrome...
  83. ncbi request reprint Skin denervation in type 2 diabetes: correlations with diabetic duration and functional impairments--a comment
    I Aprile
    Brain 127:E20; author reply E21. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Swedish version of the disease-specific Myasthenia Gravis Questionnaire
    A Rostedt
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital, S 75185, Uppsala, Sweden
    Neurol Sci 27:91-6. 2006
    ..The questionnaire was successfully validated as an outcome measure also for Swedish MG patients, which is important for international multicentre clinical trials...
  85. ncbi request reprint Long term follow-up of carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy: a cohort study and review of the literature
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service ASL7, Siena, Italy
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 47:259-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was a systematic review of the literature and to report 3-year follow-up after delivery in a sample of pregnant women with CTS...
  86. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a comprehensive neurophysiological assessment for early diagnosis and prognosis of traumatic brachial plexus injuries
    A Insola
    Neurophysiopathology Service, CTO Rome
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 45:209-17. 2005
    ..To illustrate how a thorough neurophysiological evaluation allows early diagnosis and prognosis of traumatic brachial plexus injuries...
  87. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in carpal tunnel syndrome: comparison of surgical and non-surgical populations
    M Mondelli
    EMG Service, ASL7, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 12:976-83. 2005
    ..Risk factors of CTS, such as age, education and BMI, were not responsible for these differences. The results of surgical decompression were similar in men and women...
  88. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the CMT neuropathy score as a measure of disability
    L Padua
    Neurology 66:614-5; author reply 614-5. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic therapeutic flow-charts for low back pain patients: the Italian clinical guidelines
    S Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, ONLUS, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 42:151-70. 2006