R Bergamaschi

Summary

Affiliation: IRCCS C. Mondino
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of multiple sclerosis: clinical factors predicting the late evolution for an early treatment decision
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:357-64. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Melanoma in multiple sclerosis treated with natalizumab: causal association or coincidence?
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute Mondino of Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 15:1532-3. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory therapies delay disease progression in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 22:1732-1740. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Detection of clinical relapses in multiple sclerosis cohorts: construction and validation of a model based on administrative data
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Inter department Multiple Sclerosis Research Centre, C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 35:265-9. 2014
  5. pmc Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis: clinical correlates from a multicentre study
    Stefano Bastianello
    Department of Public Health and Neurosciences, IRCCS C, Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:132. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of the DYMUS questionnaire for the assessment of dysphagia in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 24:159-62. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Inverse relationship between multiple sclerosis and allergic respiratory diseases
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Centre, CRISM, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:115-8. 2009
  8. pmc Early prediction of the long term evolution of multiple sclerosis: the Bayesian Risk Estimate for Multiple Sclerosis (BREMS) score
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:757-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Devic's neuromyelitis optica: clinical features and prognostic factors
    R Bergamaschi
    Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Ferrata 6, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:S364-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Brain white matter impairment in congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Service of Neuroradiology, and Department of Neurology of the Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 63:413-6. 2006

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of multiple sclerosis: clinical factors predicting the late evolution for an early treatment decision
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:357-64. 2006
    ..A recent application of a Bayesian analysis led to the construction of more detailed models of the natural history of multiple sclerosis and the estimated risk of unfavorable evolution at an individual patient level...
  2. doi request reprint Melanoma in multiple sclerosis treated with natalizumab: causal association or coincidence?
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute Mondino of Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 15:1532-3. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory therapies delay disease progression in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 22:1732-1740. 2016
    ..Few studies have analysed long-term effects of immunomodulatory disease modifying drugs (DMDs)...
  4. doi request reprint Detection of clinical relapses in multiple sclerosis cohorts: construction and validation of a model based on administrative data
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Inter department Multiple Sclerosis Research Centre, C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 35:265-9. 2014
    ..Moreover, the model is also exportable to different and larger MS cohorts and could be useful for healthcare planning and for evaluating the efficacy of drugs in the real-world, thus favouring better resource allocation and management...
  5. pmc Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis: clinical correlates from a multicentre study
    Stefano Bastianello
    Department of Public Health and Neurosciences, IRCCS C, Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:132. 2011
    ..However, its actual prevalence, possible association with specific MS phenotypes, and potential pathophysiological role are debated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of the DYMUS questionnaire for the assessment of dysphagia in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 24:159-62. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Inverse relationship between multiple sclerosis and allergic respiratory diseases
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Centre, CRISM, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:115-8. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Early prediction of the long term evolution of multiple sclerosis: the Bayesian Risk Estimate for Multiple Sclerosis (BREMS) score
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:757-9. 2007
    ..To propose a simple tool for early prediction of unfavourable long term evolution of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Devic's neuromyelitis optica: clinical features and prognostic factors
    R Bergamaschi
    Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Ferrata 6, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:S364-7. 2004
    ..In summary, relapsing NMO patients tend to have a poor prognosis, requiring more effective immunosuppressive treatments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brain white matter impairment in congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Service of Neuroradiology, and Department of Neurology of the Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 63:413-6. 2006
    ..Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is an inherited recessive disorder of adrenal steroidogenesis. Past reports suggested that brain white matter could be involved in CAH...
  11. ncbi request reprint Disability and mortality in a cohort of multiple sclerosis patients: a reappraisal
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Neuroepidemiology 25:15-8. 2005
    ..Finally, our findings confirmed that age at onset, early disability and a short interval between onset and secondary progression increase the risk of an unfavourable course...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bayesian mapping of multiple sclerosis prevalence in the province of Pavia, northern Italy
    R Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Clinical Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 244:127-31. 2006
    ..Our study underlines the usefulness of Bayesian methods to obtain reliable maps of disease prevalence and to identify possible clusters of disease where to carry out further epidemiological investigations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Oligoclonal bands in Devic's neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis: differences in repeated cerebrospinal fluid examinations
    R Bergamaschi
    Centre for Multiple Sclerosis, Neurological Institute IRCCS C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 10:2-4. 2004
    ..The hypothesis that NMO and MS follow distinct pathogenetic pathways is supported by our findings, which can be useful for the differentiation of NMO from MS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting secondary progression in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a Bayesian analysis
    R Bergamaschi
    Neurological Institute Fondazione C Mondino, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 189:13-21. 2001
    ..During the first 3 years of follow up, to reach EDSS> or =4 outside relapse, to have sphincter or motor relapses and to reach moderate pyramidal involvement were also found to be unfavourable prognostic factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma and interleukin-4-producing T cells in peripheral blood of multiple sclerosis patients
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 11:677-81. 2000
    ....
  16. doi request reprint MR peri-CSF lesions and CSF oligoclonal bands in Italian multiple sclerosis patients
    A Pichiecchio
    Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:242-5. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between brain lesion distribution and the presence of oligoclonal IgG bands (OCBs) in Italian multiple sclerosis (MS) patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Serum and CSF levels of MCP-1 and IP-10 in multiple sclerosis patients with acute and stable disease and undergoing immunomodulatory therapies
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 115:192-8. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Circadian and hypothermia-induced effects on visual and auditory evoked potentials in multiple sclerosis
    A Romani
    Laboratorio Potenziali Evocati, Centro Sclerosi Multipla, Instituto Neurologico C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1602-6. 2000
    ..This study aimed to assess the effects of body cooling and of circadian variations on clinical parameters and on visual and auditory evoked potential measures in multiple sclerosis patients...
  19. doi request reprint Advanced magnetic resonance imaging of neuromyelitis optica: a multiparametric approach
    A Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Department, IRCCS National Neurological Institute IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 18:817-24. 2012
    ..To date, the literature contains no data derived from the combined use of several advanced MRI techniques in the same NMO subjects...
  20. doi request reprint The DYMUS questionnaire for the assessment of dysphagia in multiple sclerosis
    R Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 269:49-53. 2008
    ..It can be used for preliminary selection of patients to submit to more specific instrumental analyses, and to direct toward programs for prevention of aspiration...
  21. doi request reprint What insights have new imaging techniques given into aggressive forms of MS--different forms of MS or different from MS?
    A Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Unit, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 15:285-93. 2009
    ..We report a review of literature on the neuroradiological findings of aggressive forms of MS, focusing specifically on the role of advanced MRI techniques in the diagnostic phase and during follow-up...
  22. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis and other neurologic diseases
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 112:238-41. 2005
    ..Paired serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens were investigated for Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific oligoclonal bands (OCBs) to determine band specificity in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-alpha and its soluble receptors in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients treated with methylprednisolone
    D Franciotta
    Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 10:431-6. 1999
    ..The increased CSF levels of TNF-sRp55 in response to MP circumstantially suggest that this receptor could partially account for the beneficial effects of MP in acute MS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bilateral trigeminal enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with multiple sclerosis and trigeminal neuralgia
    A Pichiecchio
    Neuroradiology Unit, Neurological Institute IRCCS Fondazione C Mondino, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 13:814-6. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Electrophysiological patterns of oropharyngeal swallowing in multiple sclerosis
    E Alfonsi
    Department of Neurophysiopathology, C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1638-45. 2013
    ..We performed an electrophysiological study of swallowing (EPSS) in multiple sclerosis (MS) to describe oropharyngeal swallowing abnormalities and to analyze their correlations with dysphagia and with overall neurological impairment...
  26. pmc Interferon gamma and interleukin 4 producing T cells in peripheral blood of multiple sclerosis patients undergoing immunomodulatory treatment
    D Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:123-6. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint A reliability study of impairment and disability scales for myasthenia gravis patients
    Alfredo Romani
    Department of Clinical Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:137-44. 2002
    ..We also report the results of an analysis of the correlations between the two scales. The MG impairment and the MG disability scales are proposed for application in both clinical and research settings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pathogenetic role of myelitis for syringomyelia
    Sabrina Ravaglia
    Institute of Neurology C Mondino, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:541-6. 2007
    ..Recently proposed theories underline, even in the event of CSF-flow obstructions, a major role for the accumulation and final coalescence of interstitial spinal fluid, rather than CSF penetration through the spinal cord...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and chemokines in cerebrospinal fluid and serum of adult patients with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 247:202-7. 2006
    ..Chemokines upregulated in ADEM could become CSF biomarkers after a posteriori evaluations in unselected case series...
  30. doi request reprint Dysphagia in multiple sclerosis: from pathogenesis to diagnosis
    Cristina Tassorelli
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:S360-3. 2008
    ..An integrated approach is proposed to define the severity of dysphagia and to devise the most appropriate therapeutic/rehabilitative methodology...
  31. doi request reprint Oligoclonal IgG band patterns in inflammatory demyelinating human and mouse diseases
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 200:125-8. 2008
    ..These results indicate that CSF analysis can help differentiate between MS and ADEM and that, similarly to EAE, the 'mirror pattern' observed in ADEM accounts for a predominantly systemic immune activation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: multidimensional assessment and response to symptomatic treatment
    Alfredo Romani
    Laboratorio Potenziali Evocati, Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 10:462-8. 2004
    ..The changes of fatigue scores could not be predicted in the FLX group, whereas in the 4-AP group higher basal fatigability test scores were associated with greater reduction in fatigue scores...
  33. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal BAFF and Epstein-Barr virus-specific oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory demyelinating neurological diseases
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS National Neurological Institute C Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 230:160-3. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Caspase-1 levels in biological fluids from patients with multiple sclerosis and from patients with other neurological and non-neurological diseases
    Diego Franciotta
    Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS, Foundation Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Palestro 3, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Cytokine Netw 13:99-103. 2002
    ..The enzyme measurement in CSF can also help define state-trait in MS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis and demyelinating diseases: report of a case in a clinically isolated syndrome suggestive of multiple sclerosis onset and review of the literature
    Maurizia Maurelli
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Mult Scler 11:242-4. 2005
    ..v. corticosteroid treatment We conclude that the sequence 'lumbar puncture followed by corticosteroid treatment' may be a contributory risk factor for the development of CVT when associated with other risk factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Atypical multiple sclerosis: MRI findings and differential diagnosis
    S Bastianello
    Neuroradiology Department, University of Pavia, I R C C S Fondazione C Mondino, Via Ferrata, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:S356-60. 2004
    ..We briefly discuss the MR findings of the main MS-like diseases. Correct differential diagnosis can be carried out by combining the MR findings with clinical and laboratory findings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in multiple sclerosis
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute, C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, Pavia 27100, Italy
    Int Rev Neurobiol 79:423-47. 2007
    ..The most sensitive paraclinical test to predict conversion from suspected demyelinating disease to definite MS is MRI...
  38. doi request reprint Heat shock protein 70-hom gene polymorphism and protein expression in multiple sclerosis
    C Boiocchi
    Inter department Multiple Sclerosis Research Centre, National Neurological Institute C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 298:189-93. 2016
    ..We reported a strong association between rs2227956 polymorphism and MS risk, which is independent from the association with HSP70-2 rs1061581, and a significant link between hsp70-hom protein expression and MS severity. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Visual evoked potential abnormalities in dyslexic children
    A Romani
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 16:219-29. 2001
    ..These data support the hypothesis of selective magnocellular dysfunction in dyslexia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Importance of cerebrospinal fluid examination in differential diagnosis of Devic's neuromyelitis optica by multiple sclerosis
    R Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 24:95-6. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint The N3 potential compared to sound and galvanic vestibular evoked myogenic potential in healthy subjects and in multiple sclerosis patients
    Maurizio Versino
    Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C Mondino, IRCCS and Dipartimento Scienze Neurologiche Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Vestib Res 17:39-46. 2007
    ..The three techniques detected a similar number of abnormalities, but these abnormalities were not correlated. This suggests that these different techniques should be regarded as complementary in evaluating saccular function...
  42. doi request reprint BREMSO: a simple score to predict early the natural course of multiple sclerosis
    R Bergamaschi
    Inter department Multiple Sclerosis Research Centre, Neurological Institute IRCCS Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 22:981-9. 2015
    ..Our aim was to predict the natural course of MS using the Bayesian Risk Estimate for MS at Onset (BREMSO), which gives an individual risk score calculated from demographic and clinical variables collected at disease onset...
  43. ncbi request reprint Congenital adrenal hyperplasia and multiple sclerosis: is there an increased risk of multiple sclerosis in individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Multiple Sclerosis Center, Services of Neuroradiology and Neuroimmunology, and Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute C Mondino, Via Mondino 2, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Arch Neurol 61:1953-5. 2004
    ..Impaired cortisol biosynthesis results in corticotropin hypersecretion, which leads to overproduction of intermediate metabolites and androgens...
  44. ncbi request reprint IFNbeta bioavailability in multiple sclerosis patients: MxA versus antibody-detecting assays
    Ruggero Capra
    Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Neurology, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 189:102-10. 2007
    ..Since anti-IFNbeta antibodies well correlated with MxA induction loss, MxA assay is an appropriate test to determine IFNbeta bioavailability...
  45. ncbi request reprint Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in multiple sclerosis patients
    Maurizio Versino
    Dipartimento Sciencze Neurologiche Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1464-9. 2002
    ..This study aimed to investigate VEMPs in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), and to compare these findings with both clinical and instrumental data...
  46. ncbi request reprint Quantitative diffusion weighted imaging measures in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Eleonora Tavazzi
    Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Neuroimage 36:746-54. 2007
    ..ENT is a sensitive marker of overall brain damage that is strongly related to clinical impairment in patients with SP MS...
  47. ncbi request reprint A case of relapsing neuromyelitis optica treated with glatiramer acetate
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    J Neurol 250:359-61. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics, course and prognosis of relapsing Devic's Neuromyelitis Optica
    Angelo Ghezzi
    Centro Studi Sclerosi Multipla Ospedale di Gallarate, Via Pastori 4, 21013 Gallarate, Italy
    J Neurol 251:47-52. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical characteristics, course and prognosis of Devic's neuromyelitis optica (DNO), to evaluate the prognostic role of demographic and clinical features, to evaluate the current DNO diagnostic criteria...
  49. pmc Multicenter case-control study on restless legs syndrome in multiple sclerosis: the REMS study
    Mauro Manconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, Scientific Institute and Ospedale San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Sleep 31:944-52. 2008
    ..To verify the existence of a symptomatic form of restless legs syndrome (RLS) secondary to multiple sclerosis (MS) and to identify possible associated risk factors...
  50. pmc Antibody to aquaporin 4 in the diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica
    Friedemann Paul
    Cecilie Vogt Clinic for Molecular Neurology, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS Med 4:e133. 2007
    ..The binding sites of this autoantibody were reported to colocalize with aquaporin 4 (AQP4) water channels. Thus we hypothesized that AQP4 antibodies in fact characterize NMO patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relevance of clinical findings for multiple sclerosis diagnosis in the MRI era: a case report
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Mult Scler 11:93. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlations of CSF single IgG bands
    Diego Franciotta
    J Neurol 252:1274-5. 2005
  53. doi request reprint Adverse events, quality of life, and recurrence rates after laparoscopic adhesiolysis and recurrent incisional hernia mesh repair in patients with previous failed repairs
    Selman Uranues
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Am Coll Surg 207:663-9. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Neuromyelitis optica in patients with myasthenia gravis who underwent thymectomy
    Ilya Kister
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:851-6. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, an association between these diseases has not been previously reported...
  55. ncbi request reprint Recurrence rates after abdominal surgery for complete rectal prolapse: a multicenter pooled analysis of 643 individual patient data
    Yannis Raftopoulos
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1200-6. 2005
    ..This study was designed to determine what impact surgical technique, means of access, and method of rectopexy have on recurrence rates following abdominal surgery for full-thickness rectal prolapse...
  56. ncbi request reprint Determinants of recurrence after sigmoid resection for uncomplicated diverticulitis
    Klaus Thaler
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:385-8. 2003
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of surgery-associated variables on recurrence rates after sigmoid resection for diverticulitis...
  57. ncbi request reprint How accurate are published recurrence rates after rectal prolapse surgery? A meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Giuseppe DiGiuro
    Department of Research and Development, Forde Health System, Forde, Norway 6807
    Am J Surg 191:773-8. 2006
    ..The literature shows wide variations of recurrence rates (RRs) after abdominal surgery for rectal prolapse. The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of published RRs...
  58. ncbi request reprint Glatiramer acetate treatment in Devic's neuromyelitis optica
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Brain 126:1E; author reply 1E-a. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional and laparoscopic ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease
    Roberto Bergamaschi
    Deparment of Surgery, Angers University Hospital, Angers, France
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1129-33. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Short-term combination of glatiramer acetate with i.v. steroid treatment preceding treatment with GA alone assessed by MRI-disease activity in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Nicola De Stefano
    Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 266:44-50. 2008
    ..To assess if short-term combination of glatiramer acetate (GA) and i.v. steroid in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) is safe and sustains the effect of GA treatment on MRI-disease activity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Recurrence rates at minimum 5-year follow-up: laparoscopic versus open sigmoid resection for uncomplicated diverticulitis
    Klaus Thaler
    Department of Colorectal Surgery Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:325-7. 2003
    ..Surgical access to sigmoid resection for UDS is unlikely to have an impact on recurrence rates provided that the oral bowel end is anastomosed to the proximal rectum rather than to the distal sigmoid...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the quality of laparoscopic sigmoid resection for diverticular disease
    Nicolas Regenet
    Department of Digestive Surgery, CHU Angers, Angers, France
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1427-31. 2005
    ..Specific measurements made were of the level of anastomosis from sacral promontory, distance from anal verge, specimen length and recurrence rates...
  63. ncbi request reprint Detection of occult liver metastases in colorectal cancer by measurement of biliary carcinoembryonic antigen concentration: a prospective study
    Jean Jacques Tuech
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Angers University Hospital, 4 rue Larrey, Angers, France
    J Surg Oncol 88:27-31. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the potential value of biliary CEA assay in the early detection of occult LM from CRC...
  64. ncbi request reprint Short-term accrual of gray matter pathology in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis: an in vivo study using diffusion tensor MRI
    Marco Rovaris
    Neuroimaging Research Unit, Scientific Institute and University Ospedale San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Neuroimage 24:1139-46. 2005
    ..These observations suggest that progressive NAGM damage might yet be an additional factor leading to the accumulation of disability in progressive MS...
  65. ncbi request reprint Failure to detect JC virus DNA in cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients
    Diego Franciotta
    Mult Scler 12:674-5. 2006