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  1. The frequent association between primary headaches and psychiatric disorders is consistently reported in the literature. There is increasing evidence that a bi–directional relationship links these somatic cond...

    Authors: C. Gentili, P. Panicucci and M. Guazzelli

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:226

    Content type: PREVENTION OF CHRONIC HEADACHE

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  2. Headache, and in particular migraine, is a common disturbance in childhood and adolescence. The disabling nature of headache, evident in the adult, together with its effects on family life and reduction in per...

    Authors: G. Mazzotta, B. Gallai, A. Mattioni, F. Floridi, F. Foti, M. Allegretti and R. D’Angelo

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:207

    Content type: HEADACHE IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

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  3. Headache occurs in a large proportion of young students. In this study we evaluated the incidence of headache in young people, examined associated factors and described the drug therapy used. A structured ques...

    Authors: L. Gallelli, R. Iannacchero, E. De Caro, F. Peltrone, M. Colosimo and G. De Sarro

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:206

    Content type: HEADACHE IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

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  4. We present a computerised programme designed for use in the office of a general practitioner. The system provides an assisted diagnosis according to the ICHD–II criteria for the principal forms of primary head...

    Authors: F. Mainardi, F. Maggioni, F. Dainese and G. Zanchin

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:187

    Content type: ICHD-II: EVALUATION AND PROPOSALS

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  5. We tested the computerised, structured medical record by entering and analysing the consecutive clinical sheets of primary headaches in the episodic forms (200) and chronic headache (200) and the corresponding...

    Authors: P. Sarchielli, M. Pedini, A. Alberti, A. Baldi, I. Corbelli and P. Calabresi

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:186

    Content type: ICHD-II: EVALUATION AND PROPOSALS

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  6. Unruptured cerebral arterial aneurysms most often remain asymptomatic, but they may cause headache or other symptoms or signs. We describe herewith a case of headache attributed to an unruptured nternal caroti...

    Authors: M. Vikelis, M. Xifaras, G. Magoufis, G. Gekas and D. D. Mitsikostas

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:172

    Content type: Brief Report

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  7. A 66–year–old man suffered from a drug–resistant, leftsided headache with autonomic signs, triggered by the supine position. The acromegalic facies initially suggested a possible increase in basal plasma level...

    Authors: N. Marzocchi, M. M. Cainazzo, D. Catellani and L. A. Pini

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:170

    Content type: Brief Report

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  8. The aim of this prospective, randomised, double–blind study was to evaluate the efficacy of intramuscular (IM) tramadol 100 mg in emergency department treatment of acute migraine attack and to compare it with ...

    Authors: Z. Engindeniz, C. Demircan, N. Karli, E. Armagan, M. Bulut, T. Aydin and M. Zarifoglu

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:169

    Content type: Original

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  9. The objective was to determine the frequency of headache subtypes, according to International Headache Society (IHS) criteria, in a population of children below 6 years visiting a Center for Diagnosis and Trea...

    Authors: V. Raieli, M. Eliseo, E. Pandolfi, M. La Vecchia, G. La Franca, D. Puma and D. Ragusa

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:168

    Content type: Original

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  10. The objective was to identify the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of a large sample of patients with migraine in Mexico City. This cross–sectional study was performed in two tertiary centers in M...

    Authors: J. F. Téllez–Zenteno, G. García–Ramos, F. Zermeño–Pöhls and A. Velazquez

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:167

    Content type: Original

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  11. We assessed demographics, diagnoses, course, severity, impact and treatment of primary headache outpatients from records in the Headache and Pain Clinic, Neurological Department, Zürich University Hospital. Al...

    Authors: S. Kozak*, A. R. Gantenbein*, H. Isler, K. R. Merikangas, J. Angst, A. Gamma and R. Agosti

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:166

    Content type: Original

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  12. Migraine is a complex patholophysiology in which both central and peripheral components of the trigeminal pain pathway probably play a significant role, both in the symptoms and signs of the attack and in the ...

    Authors: M. G. Buzzi and M. A. Moskowitz

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:165

    Content type: Review

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  13. Oral triptans are effective and well tolerated acute treatments for migraine, but clinical differences between them are small and difficult to measure in conventional clinical trials. Patient preference assess...

    Authors: A. J. Dowson, S. J. Tepper and C. Dahlöf

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:164

    Content type: Review

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  14. B.D. is a 48–year–old professional woman. She has been suffering for migraine since she was 28, but she did not have serious problems until last year, when headache episodes became more frequent and it was nec...

    Authors: S. de Filippis, E. Salvatori, A. Bozzao, L. M. Fantozzi and P. Martelletti

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:159

    Content type: Brief Report

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  15. Headache, and migraine in particular, is the main neurological reason for consultation. We present the case of a 48–year–old woman who experienced a transformation of her episodic migraine attacks into daily h...

    Authors: J. Pascual and C. Leno

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:158

    Content type: Brief Report

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  16. Cluster headache (CH) is a well characterized primary headache disorder. Nevertheless, symptomatic CH has been reported in association with various underlying diseases. Symptomatic cluster headache related to ...

    Authors: F. Maggioni, F. Dainese, F. Mainardi, C. Lisotto and G. Zanchin

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:157

    Content type: Brief Report

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  17. The objective was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of oral sumatriptan (100 mg) in patients who self–reported with menstrually related migraine. A prospective, multicentre, randomised, double–blind, p...

    Authors: A. J. Dowson, H. Massiou and S. K. Aurora

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:156

    Content type: Original

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  18. In this study we evaluated the presence of patent foramen ovale (PFO) in a cohort of 25 consecutive patients suffering from migraine with aura (MA) during an attack presenting to the emergency ward of an Itali...

    Authors: G. Ferrarini, G. Malferrari, R. Zucco, O. Gaddi, M. Norina and L.. A.. Pini

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:154

    Content type: Original

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  19. For more than a century neurogenic inflammation has been proposed to have a role in various human diseases. The present review will cover the conceptual steps of the itinerary that has led to the conclusion th...

    Authors: P. Geppetti, J. G. Capone, M. Trevisani, P. Nicoletti, G. Zagli and M. R. Tola

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:153

    Content type: Review

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  20. The objective is to present training on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) prepared by the Disability Italian Network (DIN) and to present strategies of ICF disseminat...

    Authors: M. Leonardi*, J. Bickenbach, A. Raggi, M. Sala, P. Guzzon, M. R. Valsecchi, G. Fusaro, E. Russo, C. Francescutti, U. Nocentini and A. Martinuzzi

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:173

    Content type: PUBLIC HEALTH SECTION

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  21. Chronic migraine management almost always requires daily oral preventative medication with potential adverse effects. Daily oral preventative therapy may also not be effective in terminating chronic migraine. ...

    Authors: J. A. Charles and S. Jotkowitz

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:148

    Content type: Brief Report

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  22. The objective was to investigate possible psychosocial factors in chronic daily headache (HA) by comparing those with chronic daily HA to matched patients with chronic episodic HA and to matched non–HA control...

    Authors: L K. Barton-Donovan and E. B. Blanchard

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:147

    Content type: Original

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  23. The objective is to identify the pathogenesis of each autonomic manifestation in cluster headache (CH). Through a deductive statistics method (factor analysis) we analysed the type of autonomic symptoms report...

    Authors: R. Gil Gouveia, E. Parreira and I. Pavão Martins

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:146

    Content type: Original

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  24. The results obtained by percutaneous cervical cordotomy (PCC) were analysed in 43 terminally ill cancer patients treated in our institution from 1998 to 2001. We wished to determine whether there is still a pl...

    Authors: B. J. P. Crul, L. M. Blok, J. van Egmond and R. T. M. van Dongen

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:145

    Content type: Original

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  25. This study aimed to gain insight into the management of migraine and chronic daily headache (CDH) from the patients’ perspective. This article outlines the patients’ perceptions of migraine and chronic daily h...

    Authors: M. Peters, H. Huijer Abu-Saad, V. Vydelingum, A. Dowson and M. Murphy

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:144

    Content type: Original

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  26. The aim is to deepen our understanding of headache by three approaches. First, by trying to feel patients’ total experience by eliciting their symptoms in detail, and from their reactions to these experiences....

    Authors: J. N. Blau

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:143

    Content type: Review

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  27. Cluster headache (CH) is a rare but severe headache disorder characterised by repeated unilateral head pain attacks accompanied by ipsilateral autonomic features. In episodic CH, there are periods of headache ...

    Authors: I. Favier, J. Haan and M. D. Ferrari

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2005 6:142

    Content type: Review

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  28. Authors: Giorgio Zanchin

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:140

    Content type: HISTORY OF HEADACHE SECTION

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  29. The following is the case of a 55-year-old woman showing palpebral ecchymoses ipsilateral to the symptomatic side during migraine episodes. The lesions are not associated with oedema or other vegetative manife...

    Authors: Donato Nozzolillo, Claudio Negro, Cecilia Nozzoli, Augusto de Rini, Vincenzo Marco and Bruno Passarella

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:136

    Content type: BRIEF REPORT

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  30. The objective was to assess the effect of botulinum toxin type-A (BTX-A) in treating chronic tension-type headache (CTTH). A single centre, open label, pilot study was carried out at the Headache and Pain Cent...

    Authors: Mauro Porta and Giorgio Maggioni

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:135

    Content type: BRIEF REPORT

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  31. The objective was to identify a subset of preferred triptans from among available agents. A criterion of dominance was applied to statistically significant differences which emerged from a recent meta-analysis...

    Authors: Douglas C. McCrory and Paul Williams

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:134

    Content type: BRIEF REPORT

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  32. Septoplasty is one of the most common nasal operations performed in otorhinolaryngological practice. At the end of the operation, most surgeons place nasal packings and remove them after 48–72 hours. The remov...

    Authors: Emine O. Tulunay, Faik C. Tulunay, Sinem E. Gulmez, Hakan Ergun and Alp Demireller

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:133

    Content type: ORIGINAL

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  33. The objectives were to compare patient preference for zolmitriptan nasal spray with their current acute therapies for migraine (by asking whether or not they wished to continue to use zolmitriptan nasal spray)...

    Authors: Carl G. H. Dahlöf, Mattias Linde and Erika Kerekes

    Citation: The Journal of Headache and Pain 2004 5:132

    Content type: ORIGINAL

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