Volume 21 (2022)
Volume 20 (2021)
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 13
Number of Issues 48
Number of Articles 528
Number of Contributors 1,713

- 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
Factors associated with the number of months of delaying in multiple sclerosis diagnosis: Comparison of count regression models

Abolfazl Hosseinnataj; Roya Nikbakht; Seyed Nouraddin Mousavinasab; Sharareh Eskandarieh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Seyed Mohammad Baghbanian

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 65-71


  Background: It may take a long time to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) since the emergence of primary symptoms. This study aimed to use count regression models to compare their fit and to identify factors affecting delay in the diagnosis of MS.Methods: Data were collected from the Nationwide MS Registry ...  Read More

Original Article
Waterpipe and cigarette smoking and drug and alcohol consumption, and the risk of primary progressive multiple sclerosis: A population-based case-control study

Seyyed Hosein Mortazavi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Amir Almasi-Hashiani; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Hooman Goudarzi; Sharareh Eskandarieh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 72-81


  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic central nervous system disease, and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) is one the main types of MS, which has unknown environmental risk factors.   The present study was conducted with the aim to identify the association of waterpipe and ...  Read More

Original Article
Fear of re-infection, relapse, and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic in patients with multiple sclerosis: A multi-center study

Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Saeed Vaheb; Sara Hamtaei-Ghashti; Aysa Shaygannejad; Mozhdeh Askari; Vahid Shaygannejad; Mohmmad Ali Sahraian; Mahsa Ghajarzadeh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 82-86


  Background: Fear of relapse and re-infection during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic can affect people with chronic relapsing diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS). We evaluated fear of re-infection, anxiety, and relapse during the COVID-19 pandemic in Iranian people with MS.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Association of dietary patterns with migraine: A matched case-control study

Fahimeh Martami; Mansoureh Togha; Mostafa Qorbani; Donya Shahamati; Zhaleh Salami; Sakineh Shab-Bidar

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 87-95


  Background: Little is known about the association between dietary patterns and odds of migraine. We aimed to investigate the association between posteriori dietary patterns and migraine odds and migraine-related outcomes using principal component analysis (PCA).Methods: A total of 500 participants enrolled ...  Read More

Original Article
Iranian specialists’ approach to surgery in patients with multiple sclerosis

Fereshteh Ghadiri; Zahra Ebadi; Elnaz Asadollahzadeh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Amirreza Azimi; Samira Navardi; Hora Heidari; Zohreh Abna; Marzieh Aboutorabi; Iman Adibi; Seyed Mohammad Baghbanian; Sepideh Paybast; Maryam Poursadeghfard; Samaneh Hosseini; Sareh Shahmohammadi; Mehran Ghaffari; Hamidreza Ghalyanchi-Langroodi; Masoud Ghiasian; Hoda Kamali; Ebrahim Kouchaki; Farzad Mehrabi; Ehsan Mohammadianinejad; Mohammad Ali Nahayati; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 96-102


  Background: Data on perioperative risk stratification in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are limited. In this regard, the present study was conducted to investigate Iranian specialists’ approach to surgical counseling for patients with MS (PwMS).Methods: 21 MS specialists were asked about ...  Read More

Original Article
Epidemiological parameters of multiple sclerosis in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran

Mohammad Amin Omrani; Asghar Bayati; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Sharareh Eskandarieh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 103-109


  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease with a high burden and disability. There are reports of various medications’ side effects on patients with MS. The aim of the study is to determine the characteristics and medicine usage distribution among patients with MS in Chaharmahal ...  Read More

Review Article
Alternate dosing of fingolimod in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A systematic review

Fereshteh Ghadiri; Omid Mirmosayyeb; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Mahsa Ghajarzadeh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 110-114


  Background: Fingolimod is approved in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) with the recommended dose of 0.5 mg daily. To tackle possible adverse events, some clinicians may reduce the dose of fingolimod, mainly in the alternate-day form. We systematically reviewed the literature for efficacy ...  Read More

Review Article
Adverse side effects of Glatiramer acetate and Interferon beta-1a in patients with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review of case reports

Mohsen Rastkar; Mahsa Ghajarzadeh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 115-136


  Background: Glatiramer acetate (GA) and Interferon (IFN) beta-1a are used as first-line disease-modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS). In this systematic review, we summarized case reports and case series of adverse side effects of GA and IFN beta-1a in MS patients.Methods: Without any restrictions, ...  Read More

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 , July 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

Assessment of computed tomography perfusion RAPID estimated core volume accuracy in patients following thrombectomy

Riwaj Bhagat; Allison Muha; Kerri Remmel; Wei Liu

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 17-22


  Background: Computed Tomography Perfusion (CTP) maps ischemic core volume (CV) and penumbra following a stroke; however, its accuracy in early symptom onset is not well studied. We compared the accuracy of CTP RAPID estimated CV with diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) infarct volume (IV) in patients following ...  Read More

B vitamins and their combination could reduce migraine headaches: A randomized double-blind controlled trial

Shiva Nematgorgani; Soodeh Razeghi-Jahromi; Elham Jafari; Mansoureh Togha; Pegah Rafiee; Zeinab Ghorbani; Zeynab Sadat Ahmadi; Vali Baigi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 105-118


  Background: The B vitamins can potentially help prevent migraine. This study was designed to examine the effects of supplementation with thiamine (B1), pyridoxine (B6), cobalamin (B12), folic acid (B9), and a combination of these vitamins on women with episodic migraine (EM).Methods: This study was a ...  Read More

Effect of energy conservation strategies on fatigue, function, and quality of life in adults with motor neuron disease: Randomized controlled trial

Hamid Reza Fateh; Reihaneh Askary-Kachoosangy; Niloofar Shirzad; Alireza Akbarzadeh-Baghban; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 83-90


  Background: Fatigue is one of the most frequent complaints in patients with motor neuron diseases (MNDs), with a significant impact on the quality of life (QOL). Current pharmacological or non-pharmacological treatments of fatigue in this population lack enough evidence to be applied in the clinical ...  Read More

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 , July 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

Original Article
Prognosis and outcome in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in a tertiary center in Oman

Mai Elrayes; Abdullah AlSalti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2023

  Background: Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an immune-mediated condition with variable clinical characteristics and different treatment modalities. We aim to present different clinical and demographic features of all patients with CIDP presented to the neuromuscular ...  Read More

Original Article
The effect of atomoxetine on cognitive function in patients with multiple sclerosis

Ehsan Mohammadian Nejad; Effat Amouzadeh; Davood Kashipazha; Gholamreza Shamsaei; Bahman Cheraghian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 June 2023

  Background: Recent research shows that most of the patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have cognitive-like disorders. Due to the beneficial effects of atomoxetine on improving cognition in limited animal and human surveys, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of the atomoxetine ...  Read More

Original Article
The role of transcranial direct current stimulation in diminishing the risk of pneumonia in patients with dysphagia: A double-blinded randomized clinical trial

Sima Farpour; Majid Asadi-Shekaari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi; Hamid Reza Farpour; Mahtab Rostamihosseinkhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 August 2023

  Background: Dysphagia can be a life-threatening issue for post-stroke patients, with aspiration pneumonia (AP) being a common risk. However, there is hope through the potential combination of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and classical behavior therapy. Our study aims to investigate ...  Read More

Original Article
Abnormalities of brain imaging in COVID-19 patients with neurological symptoms

Soroor Advani; Seyyed Mohammad Mahdi Hosseini; Rama Bozorgmehr; Arash Khameneh-Bagheri; Sevda Mohammadzadeh; Taha Hasanzadeh; Laya Jalilian; Mohammad Vahidi; Amir Hasan Nofeli; Zahra Hooshyari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2023

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a multisystem disease, manifested by several symptoms of various degrees. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) can affect the central nervous system (CNS) through several mechanisms and brain imaging plays an essential role in ...  Read More

Original Article
Watershed infarction in COVID-19: The necessity of neuroimaging in patients with subtle neurological symptoms

Mohammad Amin Najafi; Alireza Zandifar; Mohsen Kheradmand; Luis Octavio Tierradentro-Garcia; Fariborz Khorvash; Arastoo Vossough; Mohammad Saadatnia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 July 2023

  Background: Cerebrovascular diseases comprise a significant portion of neurological disorders related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We evaluated the clinical and imaging characteristics of a cohort of COVID-19 patients with stroke and also identified patients with watershed infarcts.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
An assessment of Martin-Gruber anastomosis discrepancies between healthy individuals and patients with carpal tunnel syndrome in motor nerve conduction studies

Ayfer Ertekin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 August 2023

  Background: The Martin-Gruber anastomosis (MGA) represents a nerve innervation anomaly in the upper extremity, potentially leading to misinterpretation during standard nerve conduction studies (NCSs). This study aims to characterize the electrophysiological attributes of MGA in both healthy subjects ...  Read More

Review Article
The effect of induced hypertension in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A narrative review

Amirhossein Azari Jafari; Seyyedmohammadsadeq Mirmoeeni; William Chase Johnson; Muffaqam Shah; Maryam Sadat Hassani; Shahrzad Nazari; Tristan Fielder; Ali Seifi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 August 2023

  Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage ‎(aSAH) ‎accounts for 2–5% of all strokes, and 10%‐15% of ‎aSAH patients will not survive until hospital admission. Induced hypertension (IH) is an emerging therapeutic option being used for the treatment of vasospasm in ‎aSAH. For patients with ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of obsessive-compulsive disorder prevalence in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis and its relationship with demographic characteristics

Ali Keyhani; Mohammad Javad Shabani; Farnaz Etesam; Nasim Rezaeimanesh; Amirreza Azimi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2023

  Background: The present study examined the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and the relationship between OCD and the patient’s demographic characteristics.Methods: The present study used a cluster sampling method to randomly select ...  Read More

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Mahmood Motemedi

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Farzad Fatehi, M.D,

Editorial Board:
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