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Neuropsychopathological comorbidities in learning disorders
BackgroundLearning Disorders (LD) are complex diseases that affect about 2-10% of the school-age population. We performed neuropsychological and psychopathological evaluation, in order to investigate… Expand
Bone mineral density in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and mental retardation with or without epilepsy
Purpose: The present study aimed to assess bone mineral density (BMD) in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and mental retardation with or without epilepsy.
Ketogenic diet for the treatment of catastrophic epileptic encephalopathies in childhood.
- G. Coppola, A. Verrotti, +4 authors A. Pascotto
- European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN…
- 1 May 2010
The ketogenic diet for the treatment of refractory epileptic encephalopathies has been suggested as an early treatment option in very young children. The aim of the present study was to assess the… Expand
Parenting stress among parents of children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- F. Craig, F. Operto, A. D. Giacomo, L. Margari, F. Margari
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychiatry Research
- 30 August 2016
In recent years, studies have shown that parents of children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs) experience more parenting stress than parents of typically developing children, but the relation… Expand
Bone mineral density in children, adolescents, and young adults with epilepsy
Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess bone mineral density (BMD) in a large population of children, adolescents, and young adults with epilepsy alone or in association with cerebral palsy… Expand
Mozart's music in children with drug-refractory epileptic encephalopathies
- G. Coppola, Annacarmela Toro, F. Operto, Giuseppe Ferrarioli, A. Verrotti
- Psychology, Medicine
- Epilepsy & Behavior
- 1 September 2015
Mozart's sonata for two pianos in D major, K448, has been shown to decrease interictal EEG discharges and recurrence of clinical seizures in both adults and young patients. In this prospective,… Expand
Role of folic acid depletion on homocysteine serum level in children and adolescents with epilepsy and different MTHFR C677T genotypes
Homocysteine (Hcy) is a sulfur-containing amino acid involved in methionine metabolism. An elevated total plasma Hcy concentration (tHcy) is a risk factor for vascular disease. The present study… Expand
Low penetrance and effect on protein secretion of LGI1 mutations causing autosomal dominant lateral temporal epilepsy
Purpose: To describe the clinical and genetic findings of four families with autosomal dominant lateral temporal epilepsy.
Clinical dissection of childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut and prognostic implication
Our aim was to describe the clinical and electrical features and the long‐term evolution of childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut (COE‐G) in a cohort of patients and to compare long‐term prognosis… Expand
Long-term outcome of epilepsy in patients with Prader–Willi syndrome
Abstract Prader–Willi syndrome is a multisystemic genetic disorder that can be associated with epilepsy. There is insufficient information concerning the clinical and electroencephalographic… Expand