Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 13 (2014)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Number of Volumes 11
Number of Issues 40
Number of Articles 446
Number of Contributors 1,419

- We would like to inform you about the title of our journal, which has previously been entitled "Iranian Journal of Neurology". 
- The new title is Current Journal of Neurology. The changes are effective as of  Vo. 19, No. 1.

- The Current Journal of Neurology is dedicated to the Iranian Neurological Association.

- The Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly and publishes neurological experiences in basic or clinical fields.

- The Current Journal of Neurology aims to publish manuscripts of a high scientific quality representing original clinical, diagnostic or experimental works or observations in neurological sciences. Papers in English are welcomed, particularly those which bring novel information and research in clinical or basic fields from the neurological disorders. All received manuscripts coving the scope of the journal will be evaluated by properly competent referees.

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Original Article
1. Comparison of ultrasound findings in Guillain-Barre syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy for differential diagnosis

Keivan Basiri; Mahsa Abdollahian; Majid Ghasemi

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 56-63


  Background: Peripheral nerve ultrasound(US) has been used as a promising diagnosing technique for peripheral nerve disorders. This study aimed to compare the US findings of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). Methods: This case-control study was ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Factors associated with perceived social support of patients with multiple sclerosis

Aikaterin Papa; Ioannis Koutelekos; Spyridoula Stefanidou; Chrysa Chrysovitsanou; Maria Polikandrioti

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 64-72


  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory chronic disease of the central nervous system (CNS) which is related with unpredictable course and increasing disability. Social support as an available interpersonal resource may help patients with MS. The purposeof the present studywas to evaluate ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Diagnostic value of high-frequency ultrasound in carpal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy: A case-control study

Zahra Mirzaasgari; Bahram Haghi-Ashtiani; Farshid Refaiean; Farzan Vahedifard; Amir Sina Homayooni; Mahsa Sobhkhiz

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 73-77


  Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most prevalent entrapment syndrome in the upper limbs, for which pregnancy is a known risk factor. CTS diagnosis is confirmed via nerve conduction studies (NCSs), which sometimes is expensive, and the electrical stimulation makes it an unpleasant diagnostic ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Risk of recurrence after antiepileptic withdrawal: Was it a good decision or not?

Ozlem Yayici Koken; Ayse Aksoy; Ozge Kucur; Mehpare Kafali

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 78-85


  Background: The aim of this study was to identify the demographic-clinical variables affecting idiopathic epilepsy (IE) [called genetic generalized epilepsy (GGE)] recurrence and determine cut-off values that can be used in pediatric neurology practice for children with IE/GGE. Methods: A total of 250 ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Medical history risk factors in primary progressive multiple sclerosis: A case-control study

Hossein Maroufi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Hossein Rezaei-Aliabadi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Sharareh Eskandarieh

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 86-94


  Background: The association betweenmedical history and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) development has not been well documented in the pertinent literature.The possible association between 23 medical diseases and PPMS occurrence was assessed in the present study. Methods: In order to figure ...  Read More

Original Article
6. The comparison of post-dural puncture headache treatment with acetaminophen-caffeine capsule and intravenous mannitol infusion: A randomized single-blind clinical trial

Ali Shahriari; Masoumeh Nataj-Majd; Maryam Khooshideh; Sepideh Salehi-Vaziri

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 95-101


  Background: Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a common problem after spinal anesthesia. Depending on the severity of PDPH, there are both invasive and non-invasive treatments. Caffeine has been used for the treatment of PDPH since 1949, but the administration of mannitol is a novel management to ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Rapid screening for generalized anxiety disorder in patients with migraine

Fatemeh Veisy; Hojjatollah Farahani; Mansoureh Togha; Banafsheh Gharaee; Leila Janani; Asma Aghebati

Volume 20, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 102-110


  Background: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) often remains undiagnosed in patients with migraine, while comorbidity of GAD with migraine is associated with increased dysfunction and risk of chronic migraine. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale 7-item (GAD-7) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale 2-item ...  Read More

1. Guillain-Barre syndrome in patients with coronavirus disease-2019: Report of six cases and review of literature

Ali Asghar Okhovat; Behnaz Ansari; Helia Hemasian; Bahram Haghi-Ashtiani; Soroor Advani; Bentolhoda Ziaadini; Siamak Abdi; Hajir Sikaroudi; Shahriar Nafissi; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 122-130


  Background: Few studies have reported the association of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection. In this study, we reported GBS in six patients infected with COVID-19 and reviewed all existing literature about GBS in association with COVID-19. Methods: This study ...  Read More

2. A randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of a mediterranean-like diet in patients with multiple sclerosis-associated cognitive impairments and fatigue

Soodeh Razeghi-Jahromi; Rozita Doosti; Zeinab Ghorbani; Roghayyeh Saeedi; Maryam Abolhasani; Naeemeh Akbari; Fatemeh Cheraghi-Serkani; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Amirreza Azimi; Mansoureh Togha; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 112-121


  Background: Among multiple sclerosis (MS) related symptoms and complications, fatigue might impact roughly 90% of patients. Decline in cognitive function is one of the other complications that occur in the first years after disease onset. The Mediterranean diet is one of the well-known anti-inflammatory ...  Read More

3. A history of the path towards imaging of the brain: From skull radiography through cerebral angiography

Haris Kamal; Edward J. Fine; Banafsheh Shakibajahromi; Ashkan Mowla

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 131-137


  This publication reviews the steps in the path towards obtaining a complete image of the brain. Up to the 1920s, plain X-ray films could demonstrate only calcified tumors, shifts in midline position of a calcified pineal gland due to a mass in the cranium, or foreign metallic objects within the skull. ...  Read More

4. Estimating quality of life in a headache referral population based on Migraine disability assessment scale and headache impact test

Mansoureh Togha; Maral Seyed-Ahadi; Elham Jafari; Zahra Vahabi; Fereshteh Naderi-Behdani; Somayeh Nasergivehchi; Samaneh Haghighi; Zeinab Ghorbani; Fatemeh Farham; Seyed Mohammad Hassan Paknejad; Pegah Rafiee

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 76-84


  Background: Headache is among the most common disabling neurologic disorders. We measured quality of life in chronic migraine (CM) and episodic migraine (EM), stratified by medication overuse headache (MOH) and presence of aura. Methods: In this observational study, conducted from January 2016 to December ...  Read More

5. Complications of therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with neurological disorders

Mahdieh Afzali; Shahram Oveisgharan; Sahebeh Rajabkhah; Siamak Abdi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 8-12


  Background: Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is the treatment of choice for many neurologic disorders. The safety of this procedure is a major concern for physicians. The aim of this study was to determine the complications of TPE in patients with neurologic disorders at a tertiary referral hospital. ...  Read More

Original Article
1. Electrophysiological studies in patients with seropositive/seronegative myasthenia gravis

Zahra Vahabi; Ferdos Nazari; Farzad Fatehi; Valiolah Bayegi; Zahra Saffarian; Fatemeh Saffarian; Shahriar Nafissi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2021

  Background: Myasthenia gravis (MG) affects the neuromuscular transmission, causing fluctuating muscle weakness and fatigue. This study is carried out with the aim to study the electrophysiologic findings of different subtypes of MG referred to our center in Tehran, Iran. Methods: All patients with MG ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Evaluation of rivaroxaban versus warfarin for the treatment of cerebral vein thrombosis: The first case-control blinded study

Fariborz Khorvash; Mohammad Javad Farajpour-Khanaposhtani; Helia Hemasian; Mohammad Saadatnia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 July 2021

  Background: Anticoagulation therapy following cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT) can improve mortality and morbidity. Vitamin K antagonists are currently the routine oral anticoagulant used for CVT; while by introduction of rivaroxaban, a direct factor Xa inhibitor, the attentions have been deviated toward ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Whole grains and legumes consumption in association with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder odds

Nasim Rezaeimanesh; Shadi Ariyanfar; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Zeinab Ghorbani; Soodeh Razegh-Jahromi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 July 2021

  Background: The environmental risk factors of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) are not fully specified.Regarding the evidence on the possible protective effects of whole grains and legumes against inflammatory disorders, we examined the association between the mentioned dietary components ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 in patients with neuromyelitis optica in Isfahan, Iran, and a review on recent reports and literature

Masoud Etemadifar; Mehri Salari; Zahra Aminzade; Sara Ebrahimi; Sepand Tehrani-Fateh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2021

  Background: Despite many studies, it is still unclear how patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) would respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We conducted a research on prevalence of COVID-19 in patients with NMOSD in Isfahan, Iran. We have also reviewed the recent publications ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Cost-effectiveness of ocrelizumab for treatment of Iranian patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis

Nayyereh Ayati; Saeed Taheri; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Shekoufeh Nikfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 July 2021

  Background: The current study desired to conduct an economic analysis on ocrelizumab (OCR), a new relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) treatment strategy, in comparison to natalizumab (NTL), as one of the mostly-used disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) in Iran. Methods: A 31-health-state Markov model, based ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Myasthenia gravis and coronavirus disease 2019: A report from Iran

Masoud Etemadifar; Mahsa Akafzadeh-Savari; Mehri Salari; Amirhossein Akhavan Sigari; Sara Ebrahimi-Pelarti; Nahad Sedaghat; Koorosh Etemad

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 01 July 2021

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly and has affected millions of people worldwide. Comorbid diseases have complicated the course of infection and increased mortality. Myasthenia gravis (MG) affects the neuromuscular junctions (NMJs) and can compromise respiratory muscle ...  Read More

Review Article
7. Environmental risk factors of multiple sclerosis in the Middle East and North Africa region: A systematic review

Hossein Maroufi; Seyyed Hosein Mortazavi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Sharareh Eskandarieh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 August 2021

  Background: The environmental factors play a role as risk factors of multiple sclerosis (MS). This study aimed at gathering environmental risk factors of MS in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Methods: We used MEDLINE and EMBASE databases by a systematic review method. Out of a total of 123 studies, ...  Read More


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