Giuseppe Neri

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OBJECTIVES To organize a common approach on the management of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke that may be shared by different specialists. BACKGROUND The management of PFO related to cryptogenic stroke is controversial, despite an increase in interventional closure procedures. METHODS A consensus statement was developed by approaching(More)
Management of hemifacial spasm can actually be done medically, surgically and with Botulinum-A Toxin. The Botulinum-A Toxin treatment locally injected into the involved facial muscles offers a useful alternative to medical and surgical therapy. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Botulinum-A Toxin for the treatment of hemifacial(More)
There is no generally accepted consensus on the management of patent foramen ovale (PFO) in the presence of cryptogenic cerebral ischemia, because of the lack of conclusive evidence. The aim of this position paper was to develop and promote a joint approach based on available data that may be shared by different specialists, while waiting for definite(More)
Although a growing attention is being paid to acute ischemic stroke patients, the correlation between clinical outcome and infectious events in this population has been poorly investigated. 749 ischemic stroke (mean age 71 years old, males 56 %) patients were enrolled in this prospective case–control study by 11 Italian Stroke Units. Demographic data,(More)
OBJECTIVES To organize a common approach on the management of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke that may be shared by different specialists. BACKGROUND The management of PFO related to cryptogenic stroke is controversial, despite an increase in interventional closure procedures. METHODS A consensus statement was developed by approaching(More)
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