Vincenzo Busillo

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This cross-sectional study has investigated the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) in the Campania Region (Italy). A survey involving all the reference centers for MS in Campania Region was conducted from March to August 2011. Centers responded to a web-administered questionnaire on management and(More)
Introduction Migraine is the most common neurological disorder, but the molecular basis is still not completely understood. An impairment of mitochondrial oxidative metabolism might play a role in the pathophysiology. Moreover there is strong evidence associating migraine with a variety of comorbid disorders, including cardiovascular disease and stroke, in(More)
Background and objective This was a retrospective, multicentric, open-label investigation with the aim to assess the efficacy of an oral dose of almotriptan (ALM) 12.5 mg in the treatment for acute vertigo attacks in VM, defined according to the ICHD criteria, 3 edition, beta version (2013). This triptan, a selective 5-HT(1B/1D) receptor agonist, since its(More)
In the last years, the hypothesis that cortical hyperexcitability may play a role in the physiopathology of migraine led to the therapeutic use of some antiepileptic drugs. To evaluate the efficacy of levetiracetam as prophylactic treatment for migraine without aura in elderly patients. We performed a small open-label trial treating 13 elderly patients(8F(More)
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