Irene Aprile

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Affiliation: Fondazione Don
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of rehabilitation on quality of life in patients with chronic stroke
    Irene Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Centro Santa Maria della Pace, Rome, Italy
    Brain Inj 22:451-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Use of a Virtual-Technological Sailing Program to Prepare Children With Disabilities for a Real Sailing Course: Effects on Balance and Quality of Life
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, P le R Morandi, Milan, Italy
    J Child Neurol 31:1074-80. 2016
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between back pain and schoolbag use: a cross-sectional study of 5,318 Italian students
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, Piazzale Morandi 6, 20121 Milan, Italy Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, Via Casal del Marmo 401, 00166 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Spine J 16:748-55. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Muscle focal vibration in healthy subjects: evaluation of the effects on upper limb motor performance measured using a robotic device
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Piazzale Morandi 6, 20121, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 116:729-37. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain in stroke patients: characteristics and impact on the rehabilitation treatment. A multicenter cross-sectional study
    I Aprile
    Rehabilitation Department, Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 51:725-36. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Occurrence and predictors of the fatigue in high-grade glioma patients
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Via Maresciallo Caviglia 30, 00194, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 36:1363-9. 2015
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Italian multicentre study of peroneal mononeuropathy: multiperspective follow-up
    I Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Centro Santa Maria della Pace, Via Maresciallo Caviglia 30, 00194 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:37-44. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effects of rehabilitation treatment on thyroid function
    Irene Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Centro S Maria della Pace, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:644-9. 2009

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Effects of rehabilitation on quality of life in patients with chronic stroke
    Irene Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Centro Santa Maria della Pace, Rome, Italy
    Brain Inj 22:451-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of rehabilitation on disability and quality of life (QoL) in patients with chronic stroke...
  2. doi request reprint Use of a Virtual-Technological Sailing Program to Prepare Children With Disabilities for a Real Sailing Course: Effects on Balance and Quality of Life
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, P le R Morandi, Milan, Italy
    J Child Neurol 31:1074-80. 2016
    ..A technological rehabilitation training improved balance in disabled subjects and may be used to prepare them for a real sailing course. Sailing improves the quality of life of disabled subjects and could be used in the rehabilitation. ..
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between back pain and schoolbag use: a cross-sectional study of 5,318 Italian students
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, Piazzale Morandi 6, 20121 Milan, Italy Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, Via Casal del Marmo 401, 00166 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Spine J 16:748-55. 2016
    ..Back pain at a young age is considered to be predictive of chronicity. Several studies have investigated the relationship between the use of a schoolbag and back pain, although some aspects are still unclear...
  4. doi request reprint Muscle focal vibration in healthy subjects: evaluation of the effects on upper limb motor performance measured using a robotic device
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Piazzale Morandi 6, 20121, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 116:729-37. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, using robot-based outcomes, the effects of focal muscle vibration, at different frequencies, on the motor performance of the upper limb in healthy subjects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain in stroke patients: characteristics and impact on the rehabilitation treatment. A multicenter cross-sectional study
    I Aprile
    Rehabilitation Department, Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 51:725-36. 2015
    ..Post-stroke pain (PSP) is a common and disabling complication, difficult to treat, that often decreases patients' quality of life (QoL). The hypothesis is that PSP may negatively affect rehabilitation treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Occurrence and predictors of the fatigue in high-grade glioma patients
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Via Maresciallo Caviglia 30, 00194, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 36:1363-9. 2015
    ..01 and p < 0.02, respectively). Our data underlined the relevant occurrence of fatigue in HGG patients and support the development of further studies exploring a tailored rehabilitation program...
  7. 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Italian multicentre study of peroneal mononeuropathy: multiperspective follow-up
    I Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Centro Santa Maria della Pace, Via Maresciallo Caviglia 30, 00194 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:37-44. 2009
    ..In conclusion, PM shows a positive spontaneous course and rehabilitation seems to help the recovery of deambulation. Further studies on the effects of conventional rehabilitation are needed...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of rehabilitation treatment on thyroid function
    Irene Aprile
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Centro S Maria della Pace, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:644-9. 2009
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  11. 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
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  12. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of peroneal mononeuropathy: clinical, neurophysiologic, and quality of life assessment
    Irene Aprile
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 10:259-68. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the clinical-neurophysiologic pattern, disability, and quality of life in adolescents with spina bifida
    Luca Padua
    Department of Neuroscience Università, Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    J Child Neurol 19:952-7. 2004
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  14. doi request reprint Appetite course over time and the risk of death in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Maurizio Bossola
    Hemodialysis Service, Department of Surgery, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:1091-6. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess appetite monthly for 6 months in patients on chronic HD and to determine if the course of appetite over time predicts mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in autoimmune neurological disorders: pilot study on early effects on patients' quality of life
    Luca Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Don C Gnocchi Institute, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 9:3-6. 2004
    ..We believe that this study represents a further step toward an evidence-based therapeutic approach of some neurological diseases and that further fundamental steps should be taken...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and disability assessment in neuropathy: a multicentre study
    Luca Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 10:3-10. 2005
    ..We believe that our study provides reliable data on QoL in patients with neuropathies and that it may represent a quantitative step forward in understanding the disability of patients with neuropathy...
  17. doi request reprint Correlation between clinical/neurophysiological findings and quality of life in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A
    Luca Padua
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 13:64-70. 2008
    ..Both the PCS and MCS were abnormal also in this cohort, compared with the Italian population at large. In particular, the ability to ambulate independently as well as toe and heel walk correlated well with QoL measures in our patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Double peak sensory responses at submaximal stimulation
    Irene Aprile
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:256-62. 2003
    ..The objective of the study was to obtain knowledge about the different physiological situations where a double peak sensory response normally occurs and to better understand the significance of this particular sensory response...
  19. doi request reprint Pain in postsurgical orthopedic rehabilitation: a multicenter study
    Luca Padua
    Department of Neurosciences, UCSC University, Rome, Italy
    Pain Med 13:769-76. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify and characterize pain in patients undergoing lower limb postsurgical orthopedic rehabilitation and to investigate the impact of pain in slowing or interrupting their rehabilitation...
  20. doi request reprint Quality of life and pain in patients with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Luca Padua
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, Rome, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 40:200-5. 2009
    ..Moreover, we must pay more attention to gender differences: women can suffer far greater deterioration in the emotional aspects of QoL. Further multidimensional observations are needed. Muscle Nerve 40: 200-205, 2009...
  21. pmc Kinematic analysis of the upper limb motor strategies in stroke patients as a tool towards advanced neurorehabilitation strategies: a preliminary study
    Irene Aprile
    Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, SM Provvidenza Movement Laboratory, 00166 Rome, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2014:636123. 2014
    ..These preliminary data should be considered to address rehabilitation treatment. Moreover, the kinematic analysis protocol developed might represent an outcome measure of upper limb rehabilitation processes. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Multinevritis of cranial nerves following inhalation of toxins
    Irene Aprile
    Institute of Neurology, Don C Gnocchi Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Res 25:208-10. 2003
    ..We believe physicians should be aware that multinevritis of the cranial nerves may be related to acute exposure to toxic substances. Missing this diagnosis could lead to a delay in therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Improved sensory status and quality-of-life measures in adult patients after strabismus surgery
    Anna Dickmann
    Institute of Ophthalmology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J AAPOS 17:25-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the change in sensory status and quality-of-life measures in adults with long-standing childhood-onset constant strabismus...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after stroke: evaluating health-related quality of life using utility measurement
    Irene Aprile
    Stroke 37:2218-9. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin and quality of life
    Luca Padua
    JAMA 292:1429; author reply 1429-30. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of positive factors for improvement of carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnant women
    Mauro Mondelli
    EMG Service, Local Health District 7, Via Pian d Ovile 9, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 36:778-83. 2007
    ..The probability of need for CTS treatment did not depend on the cohort, but only on the severity of hand disability...