Driving simulator performance worsens after the Spring transition to Daylight Saving Time

Orsini F, Zarantonello L, Costa R, Rossi R, Montagnese S iScience Circadian desynchrony and sleep deprivation related to the Spring transition to Daylight Saving Time (DST) have been associated with several unfavorable outcomes, including an increase in road traffic accidents. As previous work has mainly focused on analyzing historical crash/hospitalization data, there is virtually no literature […]

Hepatic encephalopathy

Häussinger D, Dhiman RK, Felipo V, Görg B, Jalan R, Kircheis G, Merli M, Montagnese S, Romero-Gomez M, Schnitzler A, Taylor-Robinson SD, Vilstrup H Nat Rev Dis Primers Illustrated summary of the article Full text

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatic encephalopathy

Montagnese S, Gómez MR, Larsen FS, Shawcross D, Thabut D, Vilstrup HA V, Weissenborn K, Rautou PE, Corresponding author: European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Journal of Hepatology The EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) present evidence-based answers to a set of relevant questions (where possible, […]

Evolution of hepatic encephalopathy over time: ecological data from a tertiary referral centre for hepatology

Mangini C, Zarantonello L, Formentin C, Giusti G, Angeli P, Montagnese S Digestive and Liver Disease Objectives Few data on hepatic encephalopathy (HE) over time are available, thus our aim was to study its evolution in patients with varying degree of HE on first assessment. Methods Eighty-six patients with cirrhosis (age = 58 ± 11 […]

Mitochondrial Cytochrome c Oxidase Defects Alter Cellular Homeostasis of Transition Metals

Brischigliaro M, Badocco D, Costa R, Viscomi C, Zeviani M, Pastore P, Fernández-Vizarra E Front Cell Dev Biol The redox activity of cytochrome c oxidase (COX), the terminal oxidase of the mitochondrial respiratory chain (MRC), depends on the incorporation of iron and copper into its catalytic centers. Many mitochondrial proteins have specific roles for the synthesis and […]