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Anthony A. Amato, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Neurology
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentNeurology
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Neurology, ASB 1-2
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/732-5436
Fax617/730-2885

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  1. Amato AA, Greenberg SA. Inflammatory myopathies. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2013 Dec; 19(6 Muscle Disease):1615-33.
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  2. Mitsuhashi S, Boyden SE, Estrella EA, Jones TI, Rahimov F, Yu TW, Darras BT, Amato AA, Folkerth RD, Jones PL, Kunkel LM, Kang PB. Exome sequencing identifies a novel SMCHD1 mutation in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy 2. Neuromuscul Disord. 2013 Dec; 23(12):975-80.
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  3. Olson DM, Zomorodi M, Britz GW, Zomorodi AR, Amato A, Graffagnino C. Continuous cerebral spinal fluid drainage associated with complications in patients admitted with subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2013 Oct; 119(4):974-80.
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  4. Azzedine H, Zavadakova P, Planté-Bordeneuve V, Vaz Pato M, Pinto N, Bartesaghi L, Zenker J, Poirot O, Bernard-Marissal N, Arnaud Gouttenoire E, Cartoni R, Title A, Venturini G, Médard JJ, Makowski E, Schöls L, Claeys KG, Stendel C, Roos A, Weis J, Dubourg O, Leal Loureiro J, Stevanin G, Said G, Amato A, Baraban J, Leguern E, Senderek J, Rivolta C, Chrast R. PLEKHG5 deficiency leads to an intermediate form of autosomal-recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Oct 15; 22(20):4224-32.
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  5. Trivedi JR, Bundy B, Statland J, Salajegheh M, Rayan DR, Venance SL, Wang Y, Fialho D, Matthews E, Cleland J, Gorham N, Herbelin L, Cannon S, Amato A, Griggs RC, Hanna MG, Barohn RJ. Non-dystrophic myotonia: prospective study of objective and patient reported outcomes. Brain. 2013 Jul; 136(Pt 7):2189-200.
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  6. Barohn RJ, Amato AA. Pattern-recognition approach to neuropathy and neuronopathy. Neurol Clin. 2013 May; 31(2):343-61.
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  7. Berkowitz AL, Jha RM, Klein JP, Amato AA. Clinical Reasoning: An 85-year-old man with paresthesias and an unsteady gait. Neurology. 2013 Mar 19; 80(12):e120-6.
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  8. Funch D, Holick C, Velentgas P, Clifford R, Wahl PM, McMahill-Walraven C, Gladowski P, Platt R, Amato A, Chan KA. Algorithms for identification of Guillain-Barré Syndrome among adolescents in claims databases. Vaccine. 2013 Apr 12; 31(16):2075-9.
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  9. Benjamin Larman H, Salajegheh M, Nazareno R, Lam T, Sauld J, Steen H, Won Kong S, Pinkus JL, Amato AA, Elledge SJ, Greenberg SA. Cytosolic 5'-nucleotidase 1A autoimmunity in sporadic inclusion body myositis. Ann Neurol. 2013 Mar; 73(3):408-18.
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  10. Higgs BW, Zhu W, Morehouse C, White WI, Brohawn P, Guo X, Rebelatto M, Le C, Amato A, Fiorentino D, Greenberg SA, Drappa J, Richman L, Greth W, Jallal B, Yao Y. A phase 1b clinical trial evaluating sifalimumab, an anti-IFN-a monoclonal antibody, shows target neutralisation of a type I IFN signature in blood of dermatomyositis and polymyositis patients. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jan 1; 73(1):256-62.
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  11. Amato AA, Greenberg SA. Teaching NeuroImages: differential diagnosis of scapular winging. Neurology. 2013 Jan 22; 80(4):420.
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  12. George J, Amato AA, Greenberg SA, Tsivgoulis G. Teaching NeuroImages: Differential diagnosis of scapular winging. Neurology. 2013 Jan 22; 80(4):420-1.
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  13. Zhu W, Streicher K, Shen N, Higgs BW, Morehouse C, Greenlees L, Amato AA, Ranade K, Richman L, Fiorentino D, Jallal B, Greenberg SA, Yao Y. Genomic signatures characterize leukocyte infiltration in myositis muscles. BMC Med Genomics. 2012; 5(1):53.
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  14. Paganoni S, Amato A. Electrodiagnostic evaluation of myopathies. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2013 Feb; 24(1):193-207.
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  15. Ray A, Amato AA, Bradshaw EM, Felice KJ, Dicapua DB, Goldstein JM, Lundberg IE, Nowak RJ, Ploegh HL, Spooner E, Wu Q, Willis SN, O'Connor KC. Autoantibodies produced at the site of tissue damage provide evidence of humoral autoimmunity in inclusion body myositis. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e46709.
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  16. Furst DE, Amato AA, Iorga SR, Bancroft T, Fernandes AW. Medical costs and health-care resource use in patients with inflammatory myopathies in an insured population. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Oct; 46(4):496-505.
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  17. Statland JM, Bundy BN, Wang Y, Trivedi JR, Raja Rayan D, Herbelin L, Donlan M, McLin R, Eichinger KJ, Findlater K, Dewar L, Pandya S, Martens WB, Venance SL, Matthews E, Amato AA, Hanna MG, Griggs RC, Barohn RJ. A quantitative measure of handgrip myotonia in non-dystrophic myotonia. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Oct; 46(4):482-9.
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  18. Amato AA. Stiff person syndrome and rituximab. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Oct; 46(4):612; author reply 612-3.
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  19. Shui IM, Rett MD, Weintraub E, Marcy M, Amato AA, Sheikh SI, Ho D, Lee GM, Yih WK. Guillain-Barré syndrome incidence in a large United States cohort (2000-2009). Neuroepidemiology. 2012; 39(2):109-15.
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  20. Velentgas P, Amato AA, Bohn RL, Arnold Chan K, Cochrane T, Funch DP, Dashevsky I, Duddy AL, Gladowski P, Greenberg SA, Kramer JM, McMahill-Walraven C, Nakasato C, Spettell CM, Syat BL, Wahl PM, Walker AM, Zhang F, Brown JS, Platt R. Risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome after meningococcal conjugate vaccination. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2012 Dec; 21(12):1350-8.
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  21. Smoyer-Tomic KE, Amato AA, Fernandes AW. Incidence and prevalence of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies among commercially insured, Medicare supplemental insured, and Medicaid enrolled populations: an administrative claims analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012; 13:103.
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  22. Greene SK, Rett M, Weintraub ES, Li L, Yin R, Amato AA, Ho DT, Sheikh SI, Fireman BH, Daley MF, Belongia EA, Jacobsen SJ, Baxter R, Lieu TA, Kulldorff M, Vellozzi C, Lee GM. Risk of confirmed Guillain-Barre syndrome following receipt of monovalent inactivated influenza A (H1N1) and seasonal influenza vaccines in the Vaccine Safety Datalink Project, 2009-2010. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Jun 1; 175(11):1100-9.
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  23. Furst DE, Amato AA, Iorga SR, Gajria K, Fernandes AW. Epidemiology of adult idiopathic inflammatory myopathies in a U.S. managed care plan. Muscle Nerve. 2012 May; 45(5):676-83.
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  24. Böhm J, Biancalana V, Dechene ET, Bitoun M, Pierson CR, Schaefer E, Karasoy H, Dempsey MA, Klein F, Dondaine N, Kretz C, Haumesser N, Poirson C, Toussaint A, Greenleaf RS, Barger MA, Mahoney LJ, Kang PB, Zanoteli E, Vissing J, Witting N, Echaniz-Laguna A, Wallgren-Pettersson C, Dowling J, Merlini L, Oldfors A, Bomme Ousager L, Melki J, Krause A, Jern C, Oliveira AS, Petit F, Jacquette A, Chaussenot A, Mowat D, Leheup B, Cristofano M, Poza Aldea JJ, Michel F, Furby A, Llona JE, Van Coster R, Bertini E, Urtizberea JA, Drouin-Garraud V, Béroud C, Prudhon B, Bedford M, Mathews K, Erby LA, Smith SA, Roggenbuck J, Crowe CA, Brennan Spitale A, Johal SC, Amato AA, Demmer LA, Jonas J, Darras BT, Bird TD, Laurino M, Welt SI, Trotter C, Guicheney P, Das S, Mandel JL, Beggs AH, Laporte J. Mutation spectrum in the large GTPase dynamin 2, and genotype-phenotype correlation in autosomal dominant centronuclear myopathy. Hum Mutat. 2012 Jun; 33(6):949-59.
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  25. Greenberg SA, Amato AA. Myofasciitis: imaging and pathology. Arch Neurol. 2012 Mar; 69(3):406.
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  26. Binda GA, Arezzo A, Serventi A, Bonelli L, Facchini M, Prandi M, Carraro PS, Reitano MC, Clerico G, Garibotto L, Aloesio R, Sganzaroli A, Zanoni M, Zanandrea G, Pellegrini F, Mancini S, Amato A, Barisone P, Bottini C, Altomare DF, Milito G. Multicentre observational study of the natural history of left-sided acute diverticulitis. Br J Surg. 2012 Feb; 99(2):276-85.
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  27. Greenberg SA, Higgs BW, Morehouse C, Walsh RJ, Kong SW, Brohawn P, Zhu W, Amato A, Salajegheh M, White B, Kiener PA, Jallal B, Yao Y. Relationship between disease activity and type 1 interferon- and other cytokine-inducible gene expression in blood in dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Genes Immun. 2012 Apr; 13(3):207-13.
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  28. Levin KH, Han JJ, Amato AA. AANEM position statement on neuromuscular medicine qualifications. Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jul; 44(1):142-4.
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  29. Statland JM, Wang Y, Richesson R, Bundy B, Herbelin L, Gomes J, Trivedi J, Venance S, Amato A, Hanna M, Griggs R, Barohn RJ. An interactive voice response diary for patients with non-dystrophic myotonia. Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jul; 44(1):30-5.
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  30. Distad BJ, Amato AA, Weiss MD. Inflammatory myopathies. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2011 Apr; 13(2):119-30.
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  31. Amato AA, Leep Hunderfund AN, Selcen D, Keegan BM. A 49-year-old woman with progressive shortness of breath. Neurology. 2011 Mar 1; 76(9):830-6.
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  32. Amato AA, Griggs RC. Overview of the muscular dystrophies. Handb Clin Neurol. 2011; 101:1-9.
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  33. Amato AA, Brown RH. Dysferlinopathies. Handb Clin Neurol. 2011; 101:111-8.
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  34. Griggs RC, Amato AA. Muscular dystrophies. Preface. Handb Clin Neurol. 2011; 101:ix.
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  35. Amato AA, Reilly MM. The death panel for Charcot-Marie-Tooth panels. Ann Neurol. 2011 Jan; 69(1):1-4.
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  36. Amato AA. Other limb-girdle muscular dystrophies. Handb Clin Neurol. 2011; 101:119-24.
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  37. Bedlack RS, Genge A, Amato AA, Shaibani A, Jackson CE, Kissel JT, Wall C, King WM, Cupler E, Lou JS, Ensrud E, Tan E, Goldstein JM, Katz J, Dimachkie MM, Barohn RJ, Mozaffar T. Correspondence regarding: TDP-43 proteinopathy and motor neuron disease in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2010:69;918-29. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2011 Jan; 70(1):96-7; author reply 98-100.
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  38. Sheikh SI, Amato AA. The dorsal root ganglion under attack: the acquired sensory ganglionopathies. Pract Neurol. 2010 Dec; 10(6):326-34.
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  39. Mammen AL, Amato AA. Statin myopathy: a review of recent progress. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2010 Nov; 22(6):644-50.
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  40. Gooch CL, Amato AA. Are anti-ganglioside antibodies of clinical value in multifocal motor neuropathy? Neurology. 2010 Nov 30; 75(22):1950-1.
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  41. Salajegheh M, Pinkus JL, Amato AA, Morehouse C, Jallal B, Yao Y, Greenberg SA. Permissive environment for B-cell maturation in myositis muscle in the absence of B-cell follicles. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Oct; 42(4):576-83.
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  42. Sejvar JJ, Kohl KS, Gidudu J, Amato A, Bakshi N, Baxter R, Burwen DR, Cornblath DR, Cleerbout J, Edwards KM, Heininger U, Hughes R, Khuri-Bulos N, Korinthenberg R, Law BJ, Munro U, Maltezou HC, Nell P, Oleske J, Sparks R, Velentgas P, Vermeer P, Wiznitzer M. Guillain-Barré syndrome and Fisher syndrome: case definitions and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. 2011 Jan 10; 29(3):599-612.
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  43. Pasnoor M, Wolfe GI, Nations S, Trivedi J, Barohn RJ, Herbelin L, McVey A, Dimachkie M, Kissel J, Walsh R, Amato A, Mozaffar T, Hungs M, Chui L, Goldstein J, Novella S, Burns T, Phillips L, Claussen G, Young A, Bertorini T, Oh S. Clinical findings in MuSK-antibody positive myasthenia gravis: a U.S. experience. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Mar; 41(3):370-4.
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  44. Grable-Esposito P, Katzberg HD, Greenberg SA, Srinivasan J, Katz J, Amato AA. Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy associated with statins. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Feb; 41(2):185-90.
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  45. Milone M, Katz A, Amato AA, Soderland CA, Segarceanu M, Young NP, Jones HR. Sporadic late onset nemaline myopathy responsive to IVIg and immunotherapy. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Feb; 41(2):272-6.
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  46. Salajegheh M, Kong SW, Pinkus JL, Walsh RJ, Liao A, Nazareno R, Amato AA, Krastins B, Morehouse C, Higgs BW, Jallal B, Yao Y, Sarracino DA, Parker KC, Greenberg SA. Interferon-stimulated gene 15 (ISG15) conjugates proteins in dermatomyositis muscle with perifascicular atrophy. Ann Neurol. 2010 Jan; 67(1):53-63.
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  47. Amato AA, Parrish J. Lisa S. Krivackas. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Dec; 40(6):915-6.
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  48. Matthews E, Fialho D, Tan SV, Venance SL, Cannon SC, Sternberg D, Fontaine B, Amato AA, Barohn RJ, Griggs RC, Hanna MG. The non-dystrophic myotonias: molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. Brain. 2010 Jan; 133(Pt 1):9-22.
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  49. Barohn RJ, Watts GD, Amato AA. A case of late-onset proximal and distal muscle weakness. Neurology. 2009 Nov 10; 73(19):1592-7.
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  50. Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Inclusion body myositis: old and new concepts. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Nov; 80(11):1186-93.
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  51. Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Evaluation and treatment of inflammatory myopathies. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Oct; 80(10):1060-8.
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  52. Salajegheh M, Pinkus JL, Nazareno R, Amato AA, Parker KC, Greenberg SA. Nature of "Tau" immunoreactivity in normal myonuclei and inclusion body myositis. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Oct; 40(4):520-8.
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  53. Allen JA, Greenberg SA, Amato AA. Dermatomyositis-like muscle pathology in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Oct; 40(4):643-7.
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  54. Salajegheh M, Pinkus JL, Taylor JP, Amato AA, Nazareno R, Baloh RH, Greenberg SA. Sarcoplasmic redistribution of nuclear TDP-43 in inclusion body myositis. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Jul; 40(1):19-31.
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  55. Parker KC, Walsh RJ, Salajegheh M, Amato AA, Krastins B, Sarracino DA, Greenberg SA. Characterization of human skeletal muscle biopsy samples using shotgun proteomics. J Proteome Res. 2009 Jul; 8(7):3265-77.
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  56. Richardson PG, Xie W, Mitsiades C, Chanan-Khan AA, Lonial S, Hassoun H, Avigan DE, Oaklander AL, Kuter DJ, Wen PY, Kesari S, Briemberg HR, Schlossman RL, Munshi NC, Heffner LT, Doss D, Esseltine DL, Weller E, Anderson KC, Amato AA. Single-agent bortezomib in previously untreated multiple myeloma: efficacy, characterization of peripheral neuropathy, and molecular correlations with response and neuropathy. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jul 20; 27(21):3518-25.
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  57. Parker KC, Kong SW, Walsh RJ, Salajegheh M, Moghadaszadeh B, Amato AA, Nazareno R, Lin YY, Krastins B, Sarracino DA, Beggs AH, Pinkus JL, Greenberg SA. Fast-twitch sarcomeric and glycolytic enzyme protein loss in inclusion body myositis. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Jun; 39(6):739-53.
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  58. Soni M, Amato AA. Myopathic complications of medical disease. Semin Neurol. 2009 Apr; 29(2):163-80.
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  59. Richardson PG, Sonneveld P, Schuster MW, Stadtmauer EA, Facon T, Harousseau JL, Ben-Yehuda D, Lonial S, Goldschmidt H, Reece D, Bladé J, Boccadoro M, Cavenagh JD, Boral AL, Esseltine DL, Wen PY, Amato AA, Anderson KC, San Miguel J. Reversibility of symptomatic peripheral neuropathy with bortezomib in the phase III APEX trial in relapsed multiple myeloma: impact of a dose-modification guideline. Br J Haematol. 2009 Mar; 144(6):895-903.
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  60. Krivickas LS, Walsh R, Amato AA. Single muscle fiber contractile properties in adults with muscular dystrophy treated with MYO-029. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Jan; 39(1):3-9.
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  61. Atassi N, Amato AA. Muscle-specific kinase (MuSK) antibody-associated myasthenia gravis after bone marrow transplantation. Muscle Nerve. 2008 Aug; 38(2):1074-5.
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  62. Asteria CR, Gagliardi G, Pucciarelli S, Romano G, Infantino A, La Torre F, Tonelli F, Martin F, Pulica C, Ripetti V, Diana G, Amicucci G, Carlini M, Sommariva A, Vinciguerra G, Poddie DB, Amato A, Bassi R, Galleano R, Veronese E, Mancini S, Pescio G, Occelli GL, Bracchitta S, Castagnola M, Pontillo T, Cimmino G, Prati U, Vincenti R. Anastomotic leaks after anterior resection for mid and low rectal cancer: survey of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery. Tech Coloproctol. 2008 Jun; 12(2):103-10.
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  63. De Cosmo G, Congedo E, Lai C, Sgreccia M, Amato A, Beccia G, Aceto P. Ropivacaine vs. levobupivacaine combined with sufentanil for epidural analgesia after lung surgery. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2008 Dec; 25(12):1020-5.
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  64. Katzin LW, Amato AA. Pompe disease: a review of the current diagnosis and treatment recommendations in the era of enzyme replacement therapy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2008 Jun; 9(4):421-31.
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  65. Wagner KR, Fleckenstein JL, Amato AA, Barohn RJ, Bushby K, Escolar DM, Flanigan KM, Pestronk A, Tawil R, Wolfe GI, Eagle M, Florence JM, King WM, Pandya S, Straub V, Juneau P, Meyers K, Csimma C, Araujo T, Allen R, Parsons SA, Wozney JM, Lavallie ER, Mendell JR. A phase I/IItrial of MYO-029 in adult subjects with muscular dystrophy. Ann Neurol. 2008 May; 63(5):561-71.
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  66. Amato AA. Noninvasive mechanical ventilation in patients with myasthenic crisis. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2008 Jul; 4(7):356-7.
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  67. Amato AA. Adults with eosinophilic myositis and calpain-3 mutations. Neurology. 2008 Feb 26; 70(9):730-1.
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  68. Kang PB, Feener CA, Estrella E, Thorne M, White AJ, Darras BT, Amato AA, Kunkel LM. LGMD2I in a North American population. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2007; 8:115.
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  69. Walsh RJ, Kong SW, Yao Y, Jallal B, Kiener PA, Pinkus JL, Beggs AH, Amato AA, Greenberg SA. Type I interferon-inducible gene expression in blood is present and reflects disease activity in dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Nov; 56(11):3784-92.
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  70. Eisenberg I, Eran A, Nishino I, Moggio M, Lamperti C, Amato AA, Lidov HG, Kang PB, North KN, Mitrani-Rosenbaum S, Flanigan KM, Neely LA, Whitney D, Beggs AH, Kohane IS, Kunkel LM. Distinctive patterns of microRNA expression in primary muscular disorders. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Oct 23; 104(43):17016-21.
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  71. Wedderburn LR, Varsani H, Li CK, Newton KR, Amato AA, Banwell B, Bove KE, Corse AM, Emslie-Smith A, Harding B, Hoogendijk J, Lundberg IE, Marie S, Minetti C, Nennesmo I, Rushing EJ, Sewry C, Charman SC, Pilkington CA, Holton JL. International consensus on a proposed score system for muscle biopsy evaluation in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis: a tool for potential use in clinical trials. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Oct 15; 57(7):1192-201.
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  72. Greenberg SA, Watts GD, Kimonis VE, Amato AA, Pinkus JL. Nuclear localization of valosin-containing protein in normal muscle and muscle affected by inclusion-body myositis. Muscle Nerve. 2007 Oct; 36(4):447-54.
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  73. Bradshaw EM, Orihuela A, McArdel SL, Salajegheh M, Amato AA, Hafler DA, Greenberg SA, O'Connor KC. A local antigen-driven humoral response is present in the inflammatory myopathies. J Immunol. 2007 Jan 1; 178(1):547-56.
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  74. Greenberg SA, Pinkus GS, Amato AA, Pinkus JL. Myeloid dendritic cells in inclusion-body myositis and polymyositis. Muscle Nerve. 2007 Jan; 35(1):17-23.
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  75. Greenberg SA, Pinkus JL, Amato AA. Nuclear membrane proteins are present within rimmed vacuoles in inclusion-body myositis. Muscle Nerve. 2006 Oct; 34(4):406-16.
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  76. Richardson PG, Briemberg H, Jagannath S, Wen PY, Barlogie B, Berenson J, Singhal S, Siegel DS, Irwin D, Schuster M, Srkalovic G, Alexanian R, Rajkumar SV, Limentani S, Alsina M, Orlowski RZ, Najarian K, Esseltine D, Anderson KC, Amato AA. Frequency, characteristics, and reversibility of peripheral neuropathy during treatment of advanced multiple myeloma with bortezomib. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jul 1; 24(19):3113-20.
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  77. Brown RH, Amato A. Calpainopathy and eosinophilic myositis. Ann Neurol. 2006 Jun; 59(6):875-7.
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  78. Rowin J, Amato AA, Deisher N, Cursio J, Meriggioli MN. Mycophenolate mofetil in dermatomyositis: is it safe? Neurology. 2006 Apr 25; 66(8):1245-7.
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  79. Santoro N, Perrone L, Cirillo G, Raimondo P, Amato A, Coppola F, Santarpia M, D'Aniello A, Miraglia Del Giudice E. Weight loss in obese children carrying the proopiomelanocortin R236G variant. J Endocrinol Invest. 2006 Mar; 29(3):226-30.
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  80. Greenberg SA, Bradshaw EM, Pinkus JL, Pinkus GS, Burleson T, Due B, Bregoli L, Bregoli LS, O'Connor KC, Amato AA. Plasma cells in muscle in inclusion body myositis and polymyositis. Neurology. 2005 Dec 13; 65(11):1782-7.
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  81. Rodríguez M, Chou S, Fisher DC, De Girolami U, Amato AA, Marty FM. Lyme meningoradiculitis and myositis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 15; 41(12):e112-4.
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  82. Sidoti A, D'Angelo R, Rinaldi C, De Luca G, Pino F, Salpietro C, Giunta DE, Saltalamacchia F, Amato A. Distribution of the mutated delta 32 allele of the CCR5 gene in a Sicilian population. Int J Immunogenet. 2005 Jun; 32(3):193-8.
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  83. Krivickas LS, Amato AA, Krishnan G, Murray AV, Frontera WR. Preservation of in vitro muscle fiber function in dermatomyositis and inclusion body myositis: a single fiber study. Neuromuscul Disord. 2005 May; 15(5):349-54.
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  84. Walsh RJ, Amato AA. Toxic myopathies. Neurol Clin. 2005 May; 23(2):397-428.
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  85. Greenberg SA, Pinkus JL, Pinkus GS, Burleson T, Sanoudou D, Tawil R, Barohn RJ, Saperstein DS, Briemberg HR, Ericsson M, Park P, Amato AA. Interferon-alpha/beta-mediated innate immune mechanisms in dermatomyositis. Ann Neurol. 2005 May; 57(5):664-78.
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  86. Briemberg HR, Amato AA. Inflammatory neuropathies. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2005 Feb; 5(1):66-71.
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  87. Gorson KC, Amato AA, Ropper AH. Efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with chronic immune demyelinating polyneuropathy. Neurology. 2004 Aug 24; 63(4):715-7.
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  88. Greenberg SA, Amato AA. Uncertainties in the pathogenesis of adult dermatomyositis. Curr Opin Neurol. 2004 Jun; 17(3):359-64.
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  89. Amato AA, Oaklander AL. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 16-2004. A 76-year-old woman with numbness and pain in the feet and legs. N Engl J Med. 2004 May 20; 350(21):2181-9.
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  90. Hoogendijk JE, Amato AA, Lecky BR, Choy EH, Lundberg IE, Rose MR, Vencovsky J, de Visser M, Hughes RA. 119th ENMC international workshop: trial design in adult idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, with the exception of inclusion body myositis, 10-12 October 2003, Naarden, The Netherlands. Neuromuscul Disord. 2004 May; 14(5):337-45.
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  91. Srinivasan J, Wu CJ, Amato AA. Inflammatory myopathy associated with imatinib mesylate therapy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2004 Mar; 5(3):119-21.
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  92. Briemberg HR, Amato AA. Transthyretin amyloidosis presenting with multifocal demyelinating mononeuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2004 Feb; 29(2):318-22.
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  93. Amato AA. Sweet success--a treatment for McArdle's disease. N Engl J Med. 2003 Dec 25; 349(26):2481-2.
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  94. Amato AA, Griggs RC. Treatment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Curr Opin Neurol. 2003 Oct; 16(5):569-75.
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  95. Katz JS, Rando TA, Barohn RJ, Saperstein DS, Jackson CE, Wicklund M, Amato AA. Late-onset distal muscular dystrophy affecting the posterior calves. Muscle Nerve. 2003 Oct; 28(4):443-8.
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  96. Briemberg HR, Amato AA. Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2003 Sep; 5(5):349-356.
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  97. Amato AA, Griggs RC. Unicorns, dragons, polymyositis, and other mythological beasts. Neurology. 2003 Aug 12; 61(3):288-9.
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  98. Srinivasan J, Amato AA. Myopathies. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2003 May; 14(2):403-34, x.
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  99. Briemberg HR, Amato AA. Neuromuscular complications of cancer. Neurol Clin. 2003 Feb; 21(1):141-65.
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  100. Anastasi G, Amato A, Tarone G, Vita G, Monici MC, Magaudda L, Brancaccio M, Sidoti A, Trimarchi F, Favaloro A, Cutroneo G. Distribution and localization of vinculin-talin-integrin system and dystrophin-glycoprotein complex in human skeletal muscle. Immunohistochemical study using confocal laser scanning microscopy. Cells Tissues Organs. 2003; 175(3):151-64.
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  101. Greenberg SA, Sanoudou D, Haslett JN, Kohane IS, Kunkel LM, Beggs AH, Amato AA. Molecular profiles of inflammatory myopathies. Neurology. 2002 Oct 22; 59(8):1170-82.
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  102. Wolfe GI, Barohn RJ, Foster BM, Jackson CE, Kissel JT, Day JW, Thornton CA, Nations SP, Bryan WW, Amato AA, Freimer ML, Parry GJ. Randomized, controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin in myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2002 Oct; 26(4):549-52.
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  103. Briemberg HR, Levin K, Amato AA. Multifocal conduction block in peripheral nerve vasculitis. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2002 Jun; 3(4):153-8.
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  104. Katz JS, Barohn RJ, Kojan S, Wolfe GI, Nations SP, Saperstein DS, Amato AA. Axonal multifocal motor neuropathy without conduction block or other features of demyelination. Neurology. 2002 Feb 26; 58(4):615-20.
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  105. Amato AA, Sanelli PC, Anderson MP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 38-2001. A 51-year-old woman with lung cancer and neuropsychiatric abnormalities. N Engl J Med. 2001 Dec 13; 345(24):1758-65.
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  106. Saperstein DS, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Clinical and genetic aspects of distal myopathies. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Nov; 24(11):1440-50.
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  107. Greenberg SA, Amato AA. Inflammatory myopathy associated with mixed connective tissue disease and scleroderma renal crisis. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Nov; 24(11):1562-6.
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  108. Aoki M, Liu J, Richard I, Bashir R, Britton S, Keers SM, Oeltjen J, Brown HE, Marchand S, Bourg N, Beley C, McKenna-Yasek D, Arahata K, Bohlega S, Cupler E, Illa I, Majneh I, Barohn RJ, Urtizberea JA, Fardeau M, Amato A, Angelini C, Bushby K, Beckmann JS, Brown RH. Genomic organization of the dysferlin gene and novel mutations in Miyoshi myopathy. Neurology. 2001 Jul 24; 57(2):271-8.
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  109. Katz JS, Saperstein DS, Wolfe G, Nations SP, Alkhersam H, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Cervicobrachial involvement in diabetic radiculoplexopathy. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Jun; 24(6):794-8.
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  110. Hiatt WR, Regensteiner JG, Creager MA, Hirsch AT, Cooke JP, Olin JW, Gorbunov GN, Isner J, Lukjanov YV, Tsitsiashvili MS, Zabelskaya TF, Amato A. Propionyl-L-carnitine improves exercise performance and functional status in patients with claudication. Am J Med. 2001 Jun 1; 110(8):616-22.
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  111. Brass EP, Adler S, Sietsema KE, Hiatt WR, Orlando AM, Amato A. Intravenous L-carnitine increases plasma carnitine, reduces fatigue, and may preserve exercise capacity in hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 May; 37(5):1018-28.
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  112. Miller RG, Moore DH, Gelinas DF, Dronsky V, Mendoza M, Barohn RJ, Bryan W, Ravits J, Yuen E, Neville H, Ringel S, Bromberg M, Petajan J, Amato AA, Jackson C, Johnson W, Mandler R, Bosch P, Smith B, Graves M, Ross M, Sorenson EJ, Kelkar P, Parry G, Olney R. Phase III randomized trial of gabapentin in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology. 2001 Apr 10; 56(7):843-8.
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  113. Saperstein DS, Katz JS, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Clinical spectrum of chronic acquired demyelinating polyneuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Mar; 24(3):311-24.
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  114. Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Diabetic Lumbosacral Polyradiculoneuropathies. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2001 Mar; 3(2):139-146.
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  115. Villalona-Calero MA, Eder JP, Toppmeyer DL, Allen LF, Fram R, Velagapudi R, Myers M, Amato A, Kagen-Hallet K, Razvillas B, Kufe DW, Von Hoff DD, Rowinsky EK. Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of LU79553, a DNA intercalating bisnaphthalimide, in patients with solid malignancies. J Clin Oncol. 2001 Feb 1; 19(3):857-69.
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  116. Thal LJ, Calvani M, Amato A, Carta A. A 1-year controlled trial of acetyl-l-carnitine in early-onset AD. Neurology. 2000 Sep 26; 55(6):805-10.
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  117. Collins MP, Mendell JR, Periquet MI, Sahenk Z, Amato AA, Gronseth GS, Barohn RJ, Jackson CE, Kissel JT. Superficial peroneal nerve/peroneus brevis muscle biopsy in vasculitic neuropathy. Neurology. 2000 Sep 12; 55(5):636-43.
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  118. Amato AA. Duchenne muscular dystrophy and glycerol kinase deficiency: a rare contiguous gene syndrome. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2000 Jun; 1(4):191.
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  119. Katz JS, Saperstein DS, Gronseth G, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Distal acquired demyelinating symmetric neuropathy. Neurology. 2000 Feb 8; 54(3):615-20.
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  120. Amato AA. Acid maltase deficiency and related myopathies. Neurol Clin. 2000 Feb; 18(1):151-65.
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  121. Altman DJ, Amato A. Lepromatous neuropathy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 1999 Dec; 1(2):68-73.
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  122. Melo J, Homma A, Iturriaga E, Frierson L, Amato A, Anzueto A, Jackson C. Pulmonary evaluation and prevalence of non-invasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a multicenter survey and proposal of a pulmonary protocol. J Neurol Sci. 1999 Oct 31; 169(1-2):114-7.
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  123. Cipolla MJ, Nicoloff A, Rebello T, Amato A, Porter JM. Propionyl-L-carnitine dilates human subcutaneous arteries through an endothelium-dependent mechanism. J Vasc Surg. 1999 Jun; 29(6):1097-103.
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  124. Saperstein DS, Amato AA, Wolfe GI, Katz JS, Nations SP, Jackson CE, Bryan WW, Burns DK, Barohn RJ. Multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy: the Lewis-Sumner syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 1999 May; 22(5):560-6.
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  125. Wolfe GI, Baker NS, Amato AA, Jackson CE, Nations SP, Saperstein DS, Cha CH, Katz JS, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ. Chronic cryptogenic sensory polyneuropathy: clinical and laboratory characteristics. Arch Neurol. 1999 May; 56(5):540-7.
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  126. Amato AA, Jackson CE, Lampkin S, Kagan-Hallet K. Myofibrillar myopathy: no evidence of apoptosis by TUNEL. Neurology. 1999 Mar 10; 52(4):861-3.
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  127. Nations SP, Wolfe GI, Amato AA, Jackson CE, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ. Distal myasthenia gravis. Neurology. 1999 Feb; 52(3):632-4.
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  128. Barohn RJ, Amato AA. Distal myopathies. Semin Neurol. 1999; 19(1):45-58.
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  129. Amato AA, Kagan-Hallet K, Jackson CE, Lampkin S, Wolfe GI, Ferrante M, Bigio EH, Barohn RJ. The wide spectrum of myofibrillar myopathy suggests a multifactorial etiology and pathogenesis. Neurology. 1998 Dec; 51(6):1646-55.
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  130. Liu J, Aoki M, Illa I, Wu C, Fardeau M, Angelini C, Serrano C, Urtizberea JA, Hentati F, Hamida MB, Bohlega S, Culper EJ, Amato AA, Bossie K, Oeltjen J, Bejaoui K, McKenna-Yasek D, Hosler BA, Schurr E, Arahata K, de Jong PJ, Brown RH. Dysferlin, a novel skeletal muscle gene, is mutated in Miyoshi myopathy and limb girdle muscular dystrophy. Nat Genet. 1998 Sep; 20(1):31-6.
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  131. Amato AA, Shebert RT. Inclusion body myositis in twins. Neurology. 1998 Aug; 51(2):598-600.
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  132. Barohn RJ, Amato AA, Griggs RC. Overview of distal myopathies: from the clinical to the molecular. Neuromuscul Disord. 1998 Jun; 8(5):309-16.
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  133. Jackson CE, Amato AA, Bryan WW, Wolfe GI, Sakhaee K, Barohn RJ. Primary hyperparathyroidism and ALS: is there a relation? Neurology. 1998 Jun; 50(6):1795-9.
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  134. Amato AA, Collins MP. Neuropathies associated with malignancy. Semin Neurol. 1998; 18(1):125-44.
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  135. Amato AA, Jackson CE, Kim JY, Worley KL. Chronic relapsing brachial plexus neuropathy with persistent conduction block. Muscle Nerve. 1997 Oct; 20(10):1303-7.
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  136. Bianco I, Lerone M, Foglietta E, Deidda G, Cappabianca MP, Morlupi L, Ponzini D, Grisanti P, Di Biagio P, Amato A, Mezzabotta M, Graziani B. Phenotypes of individuals with a beta thal classical allele associated either with a beta thal silent allele or with alpha globin gene triplication. Haematologica. 1997 Sep-Oct; 82(5):513-25.
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  137. Amato AA, Jackson C, McVey A. Identification of Gulf War syndrome: methodological issues and medical illnesses. JAMA. 1997 Aug 6; 278(5):384-5; author reply 385-7.
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  138. Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Neurol Clin. 1997 Aug; 15(3):615-48.
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  139. Katz JS, Wolfe GI, Bryan WW, Jackson CE, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Electrophysiologic findings in multifocal motor neuropathy. Neurology. 1997 Mar; 48(3):700-7.
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  140. Amato AA, McVey A, Cha C, Matthews EC, Jackson CE, Kleingunther R, Worley L, Cornman E, Kagan-Hallet K. Evaluation of neuromuscular symptoms in veterans of the Persian Gulf War. Neurology. 1997 Jan; 48(1):4-12.
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  141. Amato AA, Gronseth GS, Jackson CE, Wolfe GI, Katz JS, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ. Inclusion body myositis: clinical and pathological boundaries. Ann Neurol. 1996 Oct; 40(4):581-6.
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  142. Jackson CE, Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Isolated vitamin E deficiency. Muscle Nerve. 1996 Sep; 19(9):1161-5.
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  143. Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies: assocation with central nervous system demyelination. Muscle Nerve. 1996 Jun; 19(6):770-3.
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  144. Barohn RJ, Gronseth GS, Amato AA, McGuire SA, McVey AL, LeForce BR, King RB. Cerebrospinal fluid and nerve conduction abnormalities in HIV positive individuals. J Neurol Sci. 1996 Mar; 136(1-2):81-5.
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  145. Amato AA, Gronseth GS, Callerame KJ, Kagan-Hallet KS, Bryan WW, Barohn RJ. Tomaculous neuropathy: a clinical and electrophysiological study in patients with and without 1.5-Mb deletions in chromosome 17p11.2. Muscle Nerve. 1996 Jan; 19(1):16-22.
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  146. Taylor DJ, Amato A, Hands LJ, Kemp GJ, Ramaswami G, Nicolaides A, Radda GK. Changes in energy metabolism of calf muscle in patients with intermittent claudication assessed by 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a phase II open study. Vasc Med. 1996; 1(4):241-5.
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  147. Kemp GJ, Hands LJ, Ramaswami G, Taylor DJ, Nicolaides A, Amato A, Radda GK. Calf muscle mitochondrial and glycogenolytic ATP synthesis in patients with claudication due to peripheral vascular disease analysed using 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Clin Sci (Lond). 1995 Dec; 89(6):581-90.
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  148. Mendell JR, Kissel JT, Amato AA, King W, Signore L, Prior TW, Sahenk Z, Benson S, McAndrew PE, Rice R, et al. Myoblast transfer in the treatment of Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. N Engl J Med. 1995 Sep 28; 333(13):832-8.
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  149. Torre G, Borgonovo G, Amato A, Arezzo A, Ansaldo G, De Negri A, Ughè M, Mattioli F. Surgical management of substernal goiter: analysis of 237 patients. Am Surg. 1995 Sep; 61(9):826-31.
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  150. Amato AA, Jackson CE, Ridings LW, Barohn RJ. Childhood-onset oculopharyngodistal myopathy with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Muscle Nerve. 1995 Aug; 18(8):842-7.
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  151. Barohn RJ, Amato AA, Sahenk Z, Kissel JT, Mendell JR. Inclusion body myositis: explanation for poor response to immunosuppressive therapy. Neurology. 1995 Jul; 45(7):1302-4.
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  152. Amato AA, Cornman EW, Kissel JT. Treatment of stiff-man syndrome with intravenous immunoglobulin. Neurology. 1994 Sep; 44(9):1652-4.
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  153. Amato AA, Barohn RJ, Jackson CE, Pappert EJ, Sahenk Z, Kissel JT. Inclusion body myositis: treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin. Neurology. 1994 Aug; 44(8):1516-8.
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  154. Tan E, Lynn DJ, Amato AA, Kissel JT, Rammohan KW, Sahenk Z, Warmolts JR, Jackson CE, Barohn RJ, Mendell JR. Immunosuppressive treatment of motor neuron syndromes. Attempts to distinguish a treatable disorder. Arch Neurol. 1994 Feb; 51(2):194-200.
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  155. Amato AA, Barohn RJ, Sahenk Z, Tutschka PJ, Mendell JR. Polyneuropathy complicating bone marrow and solid organ transplantation. Neurology. 1993 Aug; 43(8):1513-8.
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  156. Amato AA, Prior TW, Barohn RJ, Snyder P, Papp A, Mendell JR. Kennedy's disease: a clinicopathologic correlation with mutations in the androgen receptor gene. Neurology. 1993 Apr; 43(4):791-4.
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