Tag: CMT

Charcot Marie Tooth neuropatia


We would like to thank Paola Gargiulo for inviting us to the important Conference which is going to be held in Trento on March, 17th  2018. The topics they will be going over at the Conference are of a great importance for the advancement of research (for more information read

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anestesia CMT

ANAESTHESIA: useful information for patients suffering from CMT and other neuromuscular diseases (part 1)

Local and general anaesthesia may imply some risks for patients suffering from CMT or other neuromuscular diseases since their neurological response might be abnormal compared to that of other patients. Some common problems dealing with neuropathies (as respiratory problems, paralysis of the vocal chords, diabetes etc) might be present: if they are, doctors

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charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

A new and interesting publication on Mitofusin 2

A new and interesting study, carried out in Usa, about correcting mitochondrial fusion by manipulating mitofusin has just been published by the eminent scientific journal Nature. This might be a whole new approach! Click on the link below: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaap/ncurrent/full/nature20156.html#author-information

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basket in carrozzina

Sport is life! Basket in wheelchair: our boys won the silver medal!

“We can be just like everybody else, even in sports!” (cit. Riccardo e Luigi Tozzi) Sport is life and is for everybody. Competing for something very important relights the flame of your passion and makes you feel really alive. Each of us should find his/her own sport, doing something that

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6th International Charcot-Marie Tooth and Related Neuropathy Consortium (CMTR) Meeting

Sport is life! History of Giusy Barraco, swimming champion with CMT

“Hello everyone..I’m Giusy Barraco, I have CMT type 4A and I’m an Italian swimming Champion. Swimming is my life I have had improvements in both psychological and physical aspects. Thanks to prof. VITA my history of sports and life has been published in the international scientific journal Neuromuscular Disordes. Practice sports and never stop!”

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