Publications by authors named "Alberto Verrotti"

100Publications

The Ketogenic Diet for the Treatment of Mood Disorders in Comorbidity With Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents.

Front Pharmacol 2020 24;11:578396. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

Department of Medicine, Surgery, and Odontoiatry, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

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November 2020

Novel therapeutic options for Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Expert Rev Neurother 2021 Jan 11:1-4. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, IRRCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini , Genova, Italy.

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January 2021

Exploring treatments for drooling in children with neurological disorders.

Expert Rev Neurother 2020 Dec 6:1-9. Epub 2020 Dec 6.

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, IRRCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini , Genova, Italy.

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December 2020

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in infants and young children.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2020 Oct 28. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Unit of Pediatric Oncology and Haematology "Lalla Seràgnoli", Department of Pediatrics, Sant'Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Potential role of brivaracetam in pediatric epilepsy.

Acta Neurol Scand 2020 Sep 23. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Paediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, IRCCS 'G. Gaslini' Institute, Genoa, Italy.

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September 2020

Epilepsy in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2020 Sep 4. Epub 2020 Sep 4.

Department of Paediatrics, University of L'Aquila, Italy.

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September 2020

Fenfluramine for the Treatment of Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

CNS Drugs 2020 Oct;34(10):1001-1007

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio 1, 67100, Coppito, L'Aquila, Italy.

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October 2020

Diet in the Treatment of Epilepsy: What We Know So Far.

Nutrients 2020 Aug 30;12(9). Epub 2020 Aug 30.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio, 1. Coppito, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy.

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August 2020

Intramuscular Midazolam for treatment of Status Epilepticus.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2021 Jan 25;22(1):37-44. Epub 2020 Aug 25.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila, Italy.

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January 2021

Social cognition and executive functions in children and adolescents with focal epilepsy.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2020 Sep 13;28:167-175. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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September 2020

Withdrawal seizures: possible risk factors.

Expert Rev Neurother 2020 07 23;20(7):667-672. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila, Italy.

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July 2020

The relationship between migraine and menstrual cycle: A growing evidence.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2020 05 22;26. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'aquila, Italy.

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May 2020

Adjunctive Rufinamide in Children with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: A Literature Review.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2020 5;16:369-379. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, and Maternal and Child Health, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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February 2020

Pharmacodynamic interactions of antiepileptic drugs: From bench to clinical practice.

Epilepsy Behav 2020 03 10;104(Pt A):106939. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Regional Health Agency of Tuscany, Florence, Italy.

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March 2020

Understanding Childhood Neuroimmune Diseases of the Central Nervous System.

Front Pediatr 2019 19;7:511. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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December 2019

Gut microbiota and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: i can feel it in the belly.

Expert Rev Neurother 2019 12 25;19(12):1165. Epub 2019 Oct 25.

Paediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, "G. Gaslini" Institute, Genova, Italy.

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December 2019

Association between body positioning and gastroesophageal reflux in paediatric age.

Acta Paediatr 2020 05 24;109(5):1033-1039. Epub 2019 Oct 24.

Department of Translational Medical Science, Section of Pediatrics, "Federico II" University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

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May 2020

Monitoring And Managing Depression In Adolescents With Epilepsy: Current Perspectives.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2019 24;15:2773-2780. Epub 2019 Sep 24.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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September 2019

Comparison of triptorelin acetate vs triptorelin pamoate in the treatment of Central precocious puberty (CPP): a retrospective study.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2020 Apr 23;36(4):338-340. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Department of Pediatrics, Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo IRCCS, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

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April 2020

Review of the Literature on Current Changes in the Timing of Pubertal Development and the Incomplete Forms of Early Puberty.

Front Pediatr 2019 8;7:147. Epub 2019 May 8.

Pediatric Unit, Department of Biotechnology and Applied Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Aquila, Italy.

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May 2019

Moving beyond sodium valproate: choosing the right anti-epileptic drug in children.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2019 Aug 17;20(12):1449-1456. Epub 2019 May 17.

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Opthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child's Health, University of Genoa , Genoa , Italy.

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August 2019

Parental stress in a sample of children with epilepsy.

Acta Neurol Scand 2019 Aug 5;140(2):87-92. Epub 2019 May 5.

Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Medical School, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

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August 2019

Epilepsy and genetic in Rett syndrome: A review.

Brain Behav 2019 05 30;9(5):e01250. Epub 2019 Mar 30.

Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Medical School, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy.

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May 2019

GLUT1 deficiency and pediatric-onset hereditary spastic paraplegia: A new association.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2019 03;23(2):233-234

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, 'G. Gaslini' Institute, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Pharmacokinetic considerations for anti-epileptic drugs in children.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2019 Mar 7;15(3):199-211. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

a Department of Pediatrics , University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila , Italy.

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March 2019

Growth Hormone (GH) Therapy During the Transition Period: Should We Think About Early Retesting in Patients with Idiopathic and Isolated GH Deficiency?

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 01 23;16(3). Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Paediatric Clinic, Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Perugia, 06132 Perugia, Italy.

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January 2019

Valproic Acid and Epilepsy: From Molecular Mechanisms to Clinical Evidences.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2019 ;17(10):926-946

Neurology Clinic, University of Perugia - S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Perugia, Italy.

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February 2020

Investigational small molecules in phase II clinical trials for the treatment of epilepsy.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2018 12 13;27(12):971-979. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

a Department of Pediatrics , University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila , Italy.

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December 2018

Near infrared investigation of the infants' brain.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2018 09 17;2(9):626-628. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Chieti-Pescara, 66100 Chieti, Italy.

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September 2018

Electroclinical features of epilepsy monosomy 1p36 syndrome and their implications.

Acta Neurol Scand 2018 Dec 14;138(6):523-530. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, 'G. Gaslini' Institute, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy.

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December 2018

Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interaction of Antiepileptic Drugs in Children and Adolescents.

Paediatr Drugs 2018 Oct;20(5):429-453

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio, 1. Coppito, L'Aquila, Italy.

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October 2018

Desmopressin 120 mcg, 180 mcg, 240 mcg: The right treatment for the right patient.

Arch Ital Urol Androl 2018 Jun 30;90(2):127-129. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Institute of Pediatrics, Catholic University Medical School, Rome; Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome.

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June 2018

How to select the appropriate pharmacotherapy for absence seizures in children.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2018 07 20;19(10):1045-1047. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

a Department of Pediatrics, San Salvatore Hospital , University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila , Italy.

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July 2018

Multiorgan mitochondrial dysfunction is not a main feature of MFN2 mutations (Reply to: CMT2 due to homozygous MFN2 variants is a multiorgan mitochondrial disorder).

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2018 09 30;22(5):892-893. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2018

BECTS and CAE: a possible neurobiological continuum.

World J Pediatr 2018 08 11;14(4):412-413. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, San Salvatore Hospital, Via Vetoio 1, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy.

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August 2018

The growing landscape of ictal epileptic headache.

Cephalalgia 2018 11 23;38(13):1988-1989. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

4 NESMOS Department, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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November 2018

Epilepsy: Timely treatment of refractory convulsive status epilepticus.

Nat Rev Neurol 2018 May 23;14(5):256-258. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Department of Paediatrics, University of L'Aquila, San Salvatore Hospital, L'Aquila, Italy.

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May 2018

Eslicarbazepine acetate in the treatment of adults with partial-onset epilepsy: an evidence-based review of efficacy, safety and place in therapy.

Core Evid 2018 8;13:21-31. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca, Ancona, Italy.

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March 2018

Adjunctive Eslicarbazepine Acetate in Pediatric Patients with Focal Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

CNS Drugs 2018 03;32(3):189-196

Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca 71, Ancona, 60020, Italy.

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March 2018

A New Patient with Potocki-Lupski Syndrome: A Literature Review.

J Pediatr Genet 2018 Mar 27;7(1):29-34. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Division of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency, University-Hospital "Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele," University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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March 2018

A novel homozygous MFN2 mutation associated with severe and atypical CMT2 phenotype.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2018 May 5;22(3):563-567. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy. Electronic address:

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May 2018

Diagnostic Tests in Pediatric Constipation.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 04;66(4):e89-e98

Division of Neurogastroenterology & Motility, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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April 2018

The Challenge of Pharmacotherapy in Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy-ADHD Comorbidity.

Clin Drug Investig 2018 Jan;38(1):1-8

Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Via Montpellier 1, 00133, Rome, Italy.

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January 2018

Electromagnetic fields in neonatal incubators: the reasons for an alert.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2019 Feb 23;32(4):695-699. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

b Department of Pediatrics , University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila , Italy.

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February 2019

Possible effects of an early diagnosis and treatment in patients with growth hormone deficiency: the state of art.

Ital J Pediatr 2017 Sep 16;43(1):81. Epub 2017 Sep 16.

Department of Paediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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September 2017

Macrophage activation syndrome in Still's disease: analysis of clinical characteristics and survival in paediatric and adult patients.

Clin Rheumatol 2017 Dec 15;36(12):2839-2845. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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December 2017

X-Linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: New Features and a Novel EDA Gene Mutation.

Cytogenet Genome Res 2017 7;152(3):111-116. Epub 2017 Sep 7.

Department of Pediatrics, Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo IRCCS, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

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October 2017

Medical management for neurosurgical related seizures.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2017 Oct 1;18(14):1491-1498. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

b Paediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, Department of Neurosciences , "G.Gaslini" Institute, University of Genova , Genova , Italy.

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October 2017

Central Precocious Puberty and Response to GnRHa Therapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Moderate to Severe Motor Impairment: Data from a Longitudinal, Case-Control, Multicentre, Italian Study.

Int J Endocrinol 2017 16;2017:4807163. Epub 2017 Jul 16.

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Mothers, Children and Adults, Paediatric Unit, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, No. 71, 41124 Modena, Italy.

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July 2017

Potential Teratogenic Effects of Clomiphene Citrate.

Drug Saf 2017 09;40(9):761-769

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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September 2017

Anticonvulsant drugs for generalized tonic-clonic epilepsy.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2017 Jun 19;18(9):925-936. Epub 2017 May 19.

b Department of Pediatrics , University of L'Aquila , L'Aquila , Italy.

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June 2017

Pediatric status epilepticus: improved management with new drug therapies?

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2017 Jun 19;18(8):789-798. Epub 2017 May 19.

c Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, DINOGMI-Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, University of Genoa, "G. Gaslini" Institute , Genova , Italy.

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June 2017

Evidence of impaired microvascular dilatation in preterms with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Aug 6;241:83-86. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Division of Cardiology, University of Perugia School of Medicine, Via S. Andrea delle Fratte, 06156 Perugia, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Electroclinical features of epilepsy in patients with InvDup(15).

Seizure 2017 Apr 9;47:87-91. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Pediatric Neurology and Muscular Diseases Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, University of Genova, G. Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2017

New developments in the management of partial-onset epilepsy: role of brivaracetam.

Drug Des Devel Ther 2017 6;11:643-657. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Department of Pediatrics, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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May 2017

Ketogenic diet and childhood neurological disorders other than epilepsy: an overview.

Expert Rev Neurother 2017 05 21;17(5):461-473. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

c Department of Child Neuropsychiatry , University of Salerno , Salerno , Italy.

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May 2017

Pharmacotherapy in pediatric epilepsy: rational drug and dose selection.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2016 Dec 10;12(12):1393-1396. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

a Department of Pediatrics , University of L'Aquila, San Salvatore Hospital , L'Aquila , Italy.

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December 2016

Red reflex examination in neonates: evaluation of 3 years of screening.

Int Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 7;37(5):1199-1204. Epub 2016 Nov 7.

Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia, University of Perugia, S. Andrea delle Fratte, 06156, Perugia, Italy.

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October 2017

Genetic and environmental factors affect the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Pediatr Diabetes 2016 12 24;17(8):559-566. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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December 2016