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Late presentation of leucoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts: report of two cases
Leucoencephalopathy with intracranial calcifications and cysts (LCC) is a rare disorder of unknown origin characterised radiologically by white matter abnormalities, calcifications and cysts withExpand
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Lead, cadmium and mercury in cerebrospinal fluid and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A case-control study.
Exposure to neurotoxic chemicals such as pesticides, selenium, and heavy metals have been suggested to play a role in the etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We assessed exposure toExpand
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Factors predicting survival in ALS: a multicenter Italian study
The aim of this multicenter, retrospective study is to investigate the role of clinical characteristics and therapeutic intervention on ALS prognosis. The study included patients diagnosed fromExpand
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Shared polygenic risk and causal inferences in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
To identify shared polygenic risk and causal associations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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Next Generation Molecular Diagnosis of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias: An Italian Cross-Sectional Study
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) refers to a group of genetically heterogeneous neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders characterized by progressive age-dependent loss of corticospinal motorExpand
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Erythropoietin in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a multicentre, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, phase III study
Objective To assess the efficacy of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Methods Patients with probable laboratory-supported, probable or definite ALS wereExpand
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Sodium cromoglycate in the treatment of eosinophilic gastroenteritis
Two patients suffering from eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EG) were treated with sodium cromoglycate (SCG). Before treatment they showed enteric and cutaneous symptoms, such as abdominal pain, nausea,Expand
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Rapamycin treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Introduction: Misfolded aggregated proteins and neuroinflammation significantly contribute to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) pathogenesis, hence representing therapeutic targets to modifyExpand
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Pesticide exposure assessed through agricultural crop proximity and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
BackgroundEpidemiologic studies have raised the possibility that some pesticide compounds induce the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), though the available evidence isExpand
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Noninvasive and invasive ventilation and enteral nutrition for ALS in Italy
Introduction: We performed a population‐based study to assess amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) survival after noninvasive ventilation (NIV), invasive ventilation (IV), and enteral nutrition (EN).Expand
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