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Aristide Merola, MD

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Turin
  • Residency: Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin
  • PhD, Clinical Neuroscience: Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Merola trained in Clinical Neurology and Electrophysiology at the Turin University Hospital, Italy. His area of interest include the management of advanced Parkinson’s disease with advanced surgical option (deep brain stimulation) and infusional therapies (apomorphine subcutaneous infusion and carbidopa/levodopa enteral infusion).

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Alberto J Espay, Peter A LeWitt, Robert A Hauser, Aristide Merola, Mario Masellis, Anthony E Lang 2016. Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and supine hypertension in Parkinson’s disease and related synucleinopathies: prioritisation of treatment targets The Lancet Neurology, ,

Alberto Romagnolo, Aristide Merola, Francesco Porta, Marco Spada, Leonardo Lopiano, Mario G Rizzone 2016. Transdermal rotigotine in dihydropteridine reductase deficiency Journal of The Neurological Sciences, 367 , 237

Cocito D, Merola A, Romagnolo A, Peci E, Toscano A, Mazzeo A, Gentile L, Russo M, Fazio R, Filosto M, Siciliano G, Schirinzi E, Nobile-Orazio E, Lopiano L. 2016. Subcutaneous immunoglobulin in CIDP and MMN: a different long-term clinical response? Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 7 , 791

Cocito D, Romagnolo A, Peci E, Rosso M, Lopiano L, Milla P, Merola A 2016. Subcutaneous vs. intravenous immunoglobulin in CIDP: pharmacokinetic and clinical response. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 2 , 114

Cocito, Dario; Merola, Aristide; Romagnolo, Alberto; Peci, Erdita; Toscano, Antonio; Mazzeo, Anna; Gentile, Luca; Russo, Massimo; Fazio, Raffaella; Filosto, Massimiliano; Siciliano, Gabriele; Schirinzi, Erica; Nobile-Orazio, Eduardo; Lopiano, Leonardo 2016. Subcutaneous immunoglobulin in CIDP and MMN: a different long-term clinical response? Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 87 7, 791-3

Cocito, Dario; Romagnolo, Alberto; Peci, Erdita; Rosso, Michela; Lopiano, Leonardo; Milla, Paola; Merola, Aristide 2016. Subcutaneous vs. intravenous immunoglobulin in CIDP: pharmacokinetic and clinical response. Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS, 21 2, 114-6

Cossu G, Ceravolo R, Zibetti M, Arca R, Ricchi V, Paribello A, Murgia D, Merola A, Romagnolo A, Nicoletti V, Palermo G, Mereu A, Lopiano L, Melis M, Abbruzzese G, Bonuccelli U. 2016. Levodopa and neuropathy risk in patients with Parkinson disease: Effect of COMT inhibition. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, , 81

Cossu, Giovanni; Ceravolo, Roberto; Zibetti, Maurizio; Arca, Roberta; Ricchi, Valeria; Paribello, Alessandra; Murgia, Daniela; Merola, Aristide; Romagnolo, Alberto; Nicoletti, Valentina; Palermo, Giovanni; Mereu, Alessandra; Lopiano, Leonardo; Melis, Maurizio; Abbruzzese, Giovanni; Bonuccelli, Ubaldo 2016. Levodopa and neuropathy risk in patients with Parkinson disease: Effect of COMT inhibition. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 27 , 81-4

Espay AJ, Bonato P, Nahab FB, Maetzler W, Dean JM, Klucken J, Eskofier BM, Merola A, Horak F, Lang AE, Reilmann R, Giuffrida J, Nieuwboer A, Horne M, Little MA, Litvan I, Simuni T, Dorsey ER, Burack MA, Kubota K, Kamondi A, Godinho C, Daneault JF, Mitsi G, Krinke L, Hausdorff JM, Bloem BR, Papapetropoulos S; Movement Disorders Society Task Force on Technology. 2016. Technology in Parkinson's disease: Challenges and opportunities. Movement Disorders, ,

Espay, Alberto J; Bonato, Paolo; Nahab, Fatta B; Maetzler, Walter; Dean, John M; Klucken, Jochen; Eskofier, Bjoern M; Merola, Aristide; Horak, Fay; Lang, Anthony E; Reilmann, Ralf; Giuffrida, Joe; Nieuwboer, Alice; Horne, Malcolm; Little, Max A; Litvan, Irene; Simuni, Tanya; Dorsey, E Ray; Burack, Michelle A; Kubota, Ken; Kamondi, Anita; Godinho, Catarina; Daneault, Jean-Francois; Mitsi, Georgia; Krinke, Lothar; Hausdorff, Jeffery M; Bloem, Bastiaan R; Papapetropoulos, Spyros 2016. Technology in Parkinson's disease: Challenges and opportunities. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, ,

Merola A, Espay AJ, Romagnolo A, Bernardini A, Rizzi L, Rosso M, Espay KJ, Zibetti M, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. 2016. Advanced therapies in Parkinson's disease: Long-term retrospective study. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, ,

Merola A, Espay AJ, Zibetti M, Romagnolo A, Rosso M, Maule S, Lopiano L. 2016. PURE AUTONOMIC FAILURE VERSUS PRODROMAL DYSAUTONOMIA IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE: INSIGHTS FROM THE BEDSIDE Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2016 ,

Merola A, Romagnolo A, Zibetti M, Bernardini A, Cocito D, Lopiano L. 2016. Peripheral neuropathy associated with levodopa-carbidopa intestinal infusion: a long-term prospective assessment. European Journal of Neurology, 3 , 501

Merola A, Rosso M, Romagnolo A, Peci E, Cocito D. 2016. Peripheral Nerve Ultrasonography in Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Correlations with Clinical and Neurophysiological Data. Neurology Research International, ,

Merola, A; Romagnolo, A; Zibetti, M; Bernardini, A; Cocito, D; Lopiano, L 2016. Peripheral neuropathy associated with levodopa-carbidopa intestinal infusion: a long-term prospective assessment. European journal of neurology, 23 3, 501-9

Merola, Aristide; Espay, Alberto J; Romagnolo, Alberto; Bernardini, Andrea; Rizzi, Laura; Rosso, Michela; Espay, Kristy J; Zibetti, Maurizio; Lanotte, Michele; Lopiano, Leonardo 2016. Advanced therapies in Parkinson's disease: Long-term retrospective study. Parkinsonism & related disorders, ,

Merola, Aristide; Rosso, Michela; Romagnolo, Alberto; Peci, Erdita; Cocito, Dario 2016. Peripheral Nerve Ultrasonography in Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Correlations with Clinical and Neurophysiological Data. Neurology research international, 2016 , 9478593

Artusi CA, Merola A, Espay AJ, Zibetti M, Romagnolo A, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. 2015. Parkinsonism-hyperpyrexia syndrome and deep brain stimulation. Journal of Neurology, 12 , 2780

Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Merola, Aristide; Espay, Alberto J; Zibetti, Maurizio; Romagnolo, Alberto; Lanotte, Michele; Lopiano, Leonardo 2015. Parkinsonism-hyperpyrexia syndrome and deep brain stimulation. Journal of neurology, 262 12, 2780-2

Cocito D, Romagnolo A, Rosso M, Peci E, Lopiano L, Merola A. 2015. CIDP-like neuropathies in graft versus host disease. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 1 , 1

Cocito, Dario; Romagnolo, Alberto; Rosso, Michela; Peci, Erdita; Lopiano, Leonardo; Merola, Aristide 2015. CIDP-like neuropathies in graft versus host disease. Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS, 20 1, 1-6

Merola A, Romagnolo A, Bernardini A, Rizzi L, Artusi CA, Lanotte M, Rizzone MG, Zibetti M, Lopiano L. 2015. Earlier versus later subthalamic deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 8 , 972

Merola, Aristide; Romagnolo, Alberto; Bernardini, Andrea; Rizzi, Laura; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Lanotte, Michele; Rizzone, Mario Giorgio; Zibetti, Maurizio; Lopiano, Leonardo 2015. Earlier versus later subthalamic deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 21 8, 972-5

Cocito D, Merola A, Peci E, Mazzeo A, Fazio R, Francia A, Valentino P, Liguori R, Filosto M, Siciliano G, Clerici AM, Lelli S, Marfia GA, Antonini G, Cecconi I, Nobile-Orazio E, Lopiano L 2014. Subcutaneous immunoglobulin in CIDP and MMN: a short-term nationwide study. Journal of Neurology, 11 , 2159

Cocito D, Peci E, Ciaramitaro P, Merola A, Lopiano L. 2014. Short-term efficacy of ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide in peripheral neuropathic pain. Pain Research and Treatment, ,

Cocito, Dario; Merola, Aristide; Peci, Erdita; Mazzeo, Anna; Fazio, Raffaella; Francia, Ada; Valentino, Paola; Liguori, Rocco; Filosto, Massimiliano; Siciliano, Gabriele; Clerici, Angelo Maurizio; Lelli, Stefania; Marfia, Girolama Alessandra; Antonini, Giovanni; Cecconi, Ilaria; Nobile-Orazio, Eduardo; Lopiano, Leonardo 2014. Subcutaneous immunoglobulin in CIDP and MMN: a short-term nationwide study. Journal of neurology, 261 11, 2159-64

Cocito, Dario; Peci, Erdita; Ciaramitaro, Palma; Merola, Aristide; Lopiano, Leonardo 2014. Short-term efficacy of ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide in peripheral neuropathic pain. Pain research and treatment, 2014 , 854560

Merola A, Rizzi L, Artusi CA, Zibetti M, Rizzone MG, Romagnolo A, Bernardini A, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. 2014. Subthalamic deep brain stimulation: clinical and neuropsychological outcomes in mild cognitive impaired parkinsonian patients. Journal of Neurology, 9 , 1745

Merola A, Rizzi L, Zibetti M, Artusi CA, Montanaro E, Angrisano S, Lanotte M, Rizzone MG, Lopiano L. 2014. Medical therapy and subthalamic deep brain stimulation in advanced Parkinson's disease: a different long-term outcome? Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 5 , 552

Merola A, Zibetti M, Rizzone MG, Troiano M, Artusi CA, Angrisano S, Cocito D, Lopiano L. 2014. Prospective assessment of peripheral neuropathy in Duodopa-treated parkinsonian patients. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 1 , e1

Merola, A; Zibetti, M; Rizzone, M G; Troiano, M; Artusi, C A; Angrisano, S; Cocito, D; Lopiano, L 2014. Prospective assessment of peripheral neuropathy in Duodopa-treated parkinsonian patients. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 129 1, e1-5

Merola, Aristide; Rizzi, Laura; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Zibetti, Maurizio; Rizzone, Mario Giorgio; Romagnolo, Alberto; Bernardini, Andrea; Lanotte, Michele; Lopiano, Leonardo 2014. Subthalamic deep brain stimulation: clinical and neuropsychological outcomes in mild cognitive impaired parkinsonian patients. Journal of neurology, 261 9, 1745-51

Merola, Aristide; Rizzi, Laura; Zibetti, Maurizio; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Montanaro, Elisa; Angrisano, Serena; Lanotte, Michele; Rizzone, Mario Giorgio; Lopiano, Leonardo 2014. Medical therapy and subthalamic deep brain stimulation in advanced Parkinson's disease: a different long-term outcome? Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 85 5, 552-9

Rizzone MG, Fasano A, Daniele A, Zibetti M, Merola A, Rizzi L, Piano C, Piccininni C, Romito LM, Lopiano L, Albanese A. 2014. Long-term outcome of subthalamic nucleus DBS in Parkinson's disease: from the advanced phase towards the late stage of the disease? Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 4 , 376

Rizzone, M G; Fasano, A; Daniele, A; Zibetti, M; Merola, A; Rizzi, L; Piano, C; Piccininni, C; Romito, L M; Lopiano, L; Albanese, A 2014. Long-term outcome of subthalamic nucleus DBS in Parkinson's disease: from the advanced phase towards the late stage of the disease? Parkinsonism & related disorders, 20 4, 376-81

Wong TH, Chiu WZ, Breedveld GJ, Li KW, Verkerk AJ, Hondius D, Hukema RK, Seelaar H, Frick P, Severijnen LA, Lammers GJ, Lebbink JH, van Duinen SG, Kamphorst W, Rozemuller AJ; Netherlands Brain Bank, Bakker EB; International Parkinsonism Genetics Network, Neumann M, Willemsen R, Bonifati V, Smit AB, van Swieten J. 2014. PRKAR1B mutation associated with a new neurodegenerative disorder with unique pathology. Brain, 137 , 1361

Wong, Tsz Hang; Chiu, Wang Zheng; Breedveld, Guido J; Li, Ka Wan; Verkerk, Annemieke J M H; Hondius, David; Hukema, Renate K; Seelaar, Harro; Frick, Petra; Severijnen, Lies-Anne; Lammers, Gert-Jan; Lebbink, Joyce H G; van Duinen, Sjoerd G; Kamphorst, Wouter; Rozemuller, Annemieke J ; Bakker, E Bert ; Neumann, Manuela; Willemsen, Rob; Bonifati, Vincenzo; Smit, August B; van Swieten, John 2014. PRKAR1B mutation associated with a new neurodegenerative disorder with unique pathology. Brain : a journal of neurology, 137 Pt 5, 1361-73

Zibetti M, Merola A, Artusi CA, Rizzi L, Angrisano S, Reggio D, De Angelis C, Rizzone M, Lopiano L. 2014. Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease: a 7-year experience. European Journal of Neurology, 2 , 312

Zibetti M, Romagnolo A, Crobeddu E, Fornaro R, Merola A, Rizzone MG, Lopiano L, Lanotte M. 2014. Does intraoperative microrecording really increase the risk of hemorrhagic complications in deep brain stimulation? Brain Stimulation, 6 , 911

Zibetti, M; Merola, A; Artusi, C A; Rizzi, L; Angrisano, S; Reggio, D; De Angelis, C; Rizzone, M; Lopiano, L 2014. Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease: a 7-year experience. European journal of neurology, 21 2, 312-8

Ceravolo R, Cossu G, Bandettini di Poggio M, Santoro L, Barone P, Zibetti M, Frosini D, Nicoletti V, Manganelli F, Iodice R, Picillo M, Merola A, Lopiano L, Paribello A, Manca D, Melis M, Marchese R, Borelli P, Mereu A, Contu P, Abbruzzese G, Bonuccelli U. 2013. Neuropathy and levodopa in Parkinson's disease: evidence from a multicenter study. Movement Disorders, 10 , 1391

Ceravolo, Roberto; Cossu, Giovanni; Bandettini di Poggio, Monica; Santoro, Lucio; Barone, Paolo; Zibetti, Maurizio; Frosini, Daniela; Nicoletti, Valentina; Manganelli, Fiore; Iodice, Rosa; Picillo, Marina; Merola, Aristide; Lopiano, Leonardo; Paribello, Alessandra; Manca, Davide; Melis, Maurizio; Marchese, Roberta; Borelli, Paolo; Mereu, Alessandra; Contu, Paolo; Abbruzzese, Giovanni; Bonuccelli, Ubaldo 2013. Neuropathy and levodopa in Parkinson's disease: evidence from a multicenter study. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 28 10, 1391-7

Merola A, Zibetti M, Artusi CA, Rizzi L, Angrisano S, Lanotte M, Lopiano L, Rizzone MG. 2013. 80 Hz versus 130 Hz subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation: effects on involuntary movements. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 4 , 453

Merola, Aristide; Zibetti, Maurizio; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Rizzi, Laura; Angrisano, Serena; Lanotte, Michele; Lopiano, Leonardo; Rizzone, Mario Giorgio 2013. 80 Hz versus 130 Hz subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation: effects on involuntary movements. Parkinsonism & related disorders, 19 4, 453-6

Zibetti M, Merola A, Ricchi V, Marchisio A, Artusi CA, Rizzi L, Montanaro E, Reggio D, De Angelis C, Rizzone M, Lopiano L. 2013. Long-term duodenal levodopa infusion in Parkinson's disease: a 3-year motor and cognitive follow-up study. Journal of Neurology, 1 , 105

Zibetti M, Rizzone M, Merola A, Angrisano S, Rizzi L, Montanaro E, Cicolin A, Lopiano L. 2013. Sleep improvement with levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in Parkinson disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 5 , e28

Zibetti, M; Rizzone, M; Merola, A; Angrisano, S; Rizzi, L; Montanaro, E; Cicolin, A; Lopiano, L 2013. Sleep improvement with levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in Parkinson disease. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 127 5, e28-32

Zibetti, Maurizio; Merola, Aristide; Ricchi, Valeria; Marchisio, Alice; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Rizzi, Laura; Montanaro, Elisa; Reggio, Dario; De Angelis, Claudio; Rizzone, Mario; Lopiano, Leonardo 2013. Long-term duodenal levodopa infusion in Parkinson's disease: a 3-year motor and cognitive follow-up study. Journal of neurology, 260 1, 105-14

Merola A, Zibetti M, Artusi CA, Marchisio A, Ricchi V, Rizzi L, Angrisano S, Arduino N, Lanotte M, Rizzone M, Lopiano L. 2012. Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation outcome in young onset Parkinson's disease: a role for age at disease onset? Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery Psychiatry, 3 , 251

Merola, Aristide; Zibetti, Maurizio; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Marchisio, Alice; Ricchi, Valeria; Rizzi, Laura; Angrisano, Serena; Arduino, Nichy; Lanotte, Michele; Rizzone, Mario; Lopiano, Leonardo 2012. Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation outcome in young onset Parkinson's disease: a role for age at disease onset? Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 83 3, 251-7

Ricchi V, Zibetti M, Angrisano S, Merola A, Arduino N, Artusi CA, Rizzone M, Lopiano L, Lanotte M. 2012. Transient effects of 80 Hz stimulation on gait in STN DBS treated PD patients: a 15 months follow-up study. Brain Stimulation, 3 , 388

Ricchi, Valeria; Zibetti, Maurizio; Angrisano, Serena; Merola, Aristide; Arduino, Nichy; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Rizzone, Mario; Lopiano, Leonardo; Lanotte, Michele 2012. Transient effects of 80 Hz stimulation on gait in STN DBS treated PD patients: a 15 months follow-up study. Brain stimulation, 5 3, 388-92

Merola A, Zibetti M, Angrisano S, Rizzi L, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. 2011. Comparison of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation and Duodopa in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 4 , 664

Merola A, Zibetti M, Angrisano S, Rizzi L, Ricchi V, Artusi CA, Lanotte M, Rizzone MG, Lopiano L. 2011. Parkinson's disease progression at 30 years: a study of subthalamic deep brain-stimulated patients. Brain, 134 , 2074

Merola, Aristide; Zibetti, Maurizio; Angrisano, Serena; Rizzi, Laura; Lanotte, Michele; Lopiano, Leonardo 2011. Comparison of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation and Duodopa in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 26 4, 664-70

Merola, Aristide; Zibetti, Maurizio; Angrisano, Serena; Rizzi, Laura; Ricchi, Valeria; Artusi, Carlo A; Lanotte, Michele; Rizzone, Mario G; Lopiano, Leonardo 2011. Parkinson's disease progression at 30 years: a study of subthalamic deep brain-stimulated patients. Brain : a journal of neurology, 134 Pt 7, 2074-84

Troni W, Di Sapio A, Berra E, Duca S, Merola A, Sperli F, Bertolotto A. 2011. A methodological reappraisal of non invasive high voltage electrical stimulation of lumbosacral nerve roots. Clinical Neurophysiology , 10 , 2071

Troni, Walter; Di Sapio, Alessia; Berra, Eliana; Duca, Sergio; Merola, Aristide; Sperli, Francesca; Bertolotto, Antonio 2011. A methodological reappraisal of non invasive high voltage electrical stimulation of lumbosacral nerve roots. Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 122 10, 2071-80

Zibetti M, Merola A, Rizzi L, Ricchi V, Angrisano S, Azzaro C, Artusi CA, Arduino N, Marchisio A, Lanotte M, Rizzone M, Lopiano L. 2011. Beyond nine years of continuous subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 13 , 2327

Zibetti, Maurizio; Merola, Aristide; Rizzi, Laura; Ricchi, Valeria; Angrisano, Serena; Azzaro, Corrado; Artusi, Carlo Alberto; Arduino, Nichy; Marchisio, Alice; Lanotte, Michele; Rizzone, Mario; Lopiano, Leonardo 2011. Beyond nine years of continuous subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 26 13, 2327-34

Vercellino M, Masera S, Lorenzatti M, Condello C, Merola A, Mattioda A, Tribolo A, Capello E, Mancardi GL, Mutani R, Giordana MT, Cavalla P. 2009. Demyelination, inflammation, and neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis deep gray matter. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol., 68 , 489

Vercellino M, Romagnolo A, Mattioda A, Masera S, Piacentino C, Merola A, Chiò A, Mutani R, Cavalla P. 2009. Multiple sclerosis relapses: a multivariable analysis of residual disability determinants. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 119 , 126

Vercellino, M; Romagnolo, A; Mattioda, A; Masera, S; Piacentino, C; Merola, A; Chiò, A; Mutani, R; Cavalla, P 2009. Multiple sclerosis relapses: a multivariable analysis of residual disability determinants. Acta neurologica Scandinavica, 119 2, 126-30

Vercellino, Marco; Masera, Silvia; Lorenzatti, Marcella; Condello, Cecilia; Merola, Aristide; Mattioda, Alessandra; Tribolo, Antonella; Capello, Elisabetta; Mancardi, Giovanni Luigi; Mutani, Roberto; Giordana, Maria Teresa; Cavalla, Paola 2009. Demyelination, inflammation, and neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis deep gray matter. Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, 68 5, 489-502

Vercellino M, Votta B, Condello C, Piacentino C, Romagnolo A, Merola A, Capello E, Mancardi GL, Mutani R, Giordana MT, Cavalla P. 2008. Involvement of the choroid plexus in multiple sclerosis autoimmune inflammation: a neuropathological study. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 199 , 133

Vercellino, Marco; Votta, Barbara; Condello, Cecilia; Piacentino, Chiara; Romagnolo, Alberto; Merola, Aristide; Capello, Elisabetta; Mancardi, Giovanni Luigi; Mutani, Roberto; Giordana, Maria Teresa; Cavalla, Paola 2008. Involvement of the choroid plexus in multiple sclerosis autoimmune inflammation: a neuropathological study. Journal of neuroimmunology, 199 1-2, 133-41

Vercellino M, Merola A, Piacentino C, Votta B, Capello E, Mancardi GL, Mutani R, Giordana MT, Cavalla P. 2007. Altered glutamate reuptake in relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis cortex: correlation with microglia infiltration, demyelination, and neuronal and synaptic damage. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. , 66 8, 732

Vercellino, Marco; Merola, Aristide; Piacentino, Chiara; Votta, Barbara; Capello, Elisabetta; Mancardi, Giovanni Luigi; Mutani, Roberto; Giordana, Maria Teresa; Cavalla, Paola 2007. Altered glutamate reuptake in relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis cortex: correlation with microglia infiltration, demyelination, and neuronal and synaptic damage. Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, 66 8, 732-9

Zibetti, Maurizio; Romagnolo, Alberto; Crobeddu, Emanuela; Fornaro, Riccardo; Merola, Aristide; Rizzone, Mario Giorgio; Lopiano, Leonardo; Lanotte, Michele . Does intraoperative microrecording really increase the risk of hemorrhagic complications in deep brain stimulation? Brain stimulation, 7 6, 911-2