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Sleep features in Tourette's syndrome, neuroacanthocytosis and Huntington's chorea
Twenty-one patients affected by extrapyramidal disorders were polygraphically recorded during spontaneous nocturnal sleep for two consecutive nights to assess their sleep and movement patterns. TheExpand
Breakthroughs in the spasticity management: Are non-pharmacological treatments the future?
The present paper aims at providing an objective narrative review of the existing non-pharmacological treatments for spasticity. Whereas pharmacologic and conventional physiotherapy approaches resultExpand
Does body shadow improve the efficacy of virtual reality-based training with BTS NIRVANA?
Background: Aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the presence of body shadows during virtual reality (VR) training with BTS NIRVANA (BTs-N) may lead to a better functional recovery.Expand
Vagoglossopharyngeal Neuralgia: A Rare Case of Sincope Responding to Pregabalin
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GF) is a rare disease with a 1-year incidence of 0.7/100 000 (1). This condition is characterized by needling, intermittent and lancing pain in the distribution of ninthExpand
Hemiballism: Unusual clinical manifestation in three patients with frontoparietal infarct
The term hemiballism-hemichorea refers to a movement disorder characterized by involuntary movements, often violent, described as uncontrollable jerking, flinging, flailing or kicking, involvingExpand
The Growing Use of Virtual Reality in Cognitive Rehabilitation: Fact, Fake or Vision? A Scoping Review.
OBJECTIVE This review aims to evaluate the role of Virtual Reality (VR) in cognitive rehabilitation of different neurological diseases, and the accessibility to healthcare systems providing this typeExpand
Neurogenic ejaculatory disorders: focus on current and future treatments.
Ejaculation is a complex and still poorly understood neurological mechanism, at both spinal and cerebral levels as it is closely associated with orgasm. Physiologically, ejaculation is defined as theExpand
Indole-3-Pyruvic Acid as a Possible Hypnotic Agent in Insomniac Subjects
In a single-blind study six male patients (mean age 39.5 years) with moderate insomnia were treated with placebo for three nights, 100 mg indole-3-pyruvic acid (IPA) for three nights, 200 mg IPA forExpand
Ischaemic stroke provoked by sexual intercourse
The association between long term risk factors and stroke has been well established, but very little is known about factors that may precipitate acute stroke. We describe two young women presentingExpand
Cerebellar infarction in a patient with cerebral vein thrombosis and patent foramen ovale: brain-to-brain embolism?
Although the association between PFO and cryptogenic stroke is well shown in young adults, the causality is still unclear. The pathogenetic mechanism of ischemic stroke related to PFO is not entirelyExpand