Volume 22 (2023)
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)
Electrophysiological studies in patients with seropositive/seronegative myasthenia gravis

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

Volume 20, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 120-124


  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

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

Validation of Persian Individualized Neuromuscular Quality of Life in patients with muscular dystrophies

Kamyar Moradi; Shirin Jamal-Omidi; Maryam Masoudi; Sayna Bagheri; Shahriar Nafissi; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 13-19


  Background: Neuromuscular disorders affect physical and mental aspects of a patient and in other words alter the patients’ quality of life (QOL). In the present study, we investigated the validity and reliability of the Persian version of Individualized Neuromuscular QOL (INQOL) to provide a better ...  Read More

An overview of motor unit number index reproducibility in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Davood Fathi; Shahriar Nafissi; Shahram Attarian; Christoph Neuwirth; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 18, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 119-126

  Motor unit number index (MUNIX) is an electrophysiological technique to give an estimate of functioning motor neurons in a muscle. For any given neurophysiological technique for the use in clinical or research studies, reproducibility between different operators and in a single operator in different ...  Read More

Clinical outcome of thymectomy in myasthenia gravis patients: A report from Iran

Benyamin Seyfari; Farzad Fatehi; Abolfazl Shojaiefard; Mehdi Jafari; Ali Ghorbani-Abdehgah; Shirzad Nasiri; Aidin Yaghoobi-Notash; Behnam Molavi; Amir Hossein Latif; Reza Eslamian; Ali Mir; Ahmadreza Soroush

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-5

  Background: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease affecting acetylcholine postsynaptic receptor of voluntary muscles. Thymectomy is done in these patients and is a mainstay in the treatment of MG; however, the long-term result of surgery is still controversial. This study dealt with the investigation ...  Read More

Validation of the Persian version of ‎the dysphagia handicap index in ‎patients with neurological disorders

Ebrahim Barzegar-Bafrooei; Jalal Bakhtiary; Ahmad Reza Khatoonabadi; Saman Maroufizadeh; Mojtaba Fathali

Volume 15, Issue 3 , August 2016, , Pages 128-132

  Background: Dysphagia as a common condition affecting many aspects of the patient’s life. The Dysphagia Handicap Index (DHI) is a reliable self-reported questionnaire developed specifically to measure the impact of dysphagia on the patient’s quality of life. The aim of this study was to translate ...  Read More

The assessment of proinflammatory ‎cytokines in the patients with the ‎history of cerebral venous sinus ‎thrombosis

Farnaz Akbari; Askar Ghorbani; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 75-79

  Background: Evidence is accumulating that venous thromboembolism is not limited to coagulation system and immune system seems to be involved in formation and resolution of thrombus. Some studies have demonstrated the role of inflammatory factors in deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of limbs; however, there ...  Read More

Case fatality rate ‎and disability of stroke in ‎Isfahan, Iran: Isfahan stroke registry

Shahram Oveisgharan; Amir Babak Ghaemmaghami; Ahmad Bahonar; Nizal Sarrafzadegan

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 9-15

  Background: Few investigators have reported case fatality and disability of Iranian patients with stroke. This study was designed to collect morbidity and case fatality data of hospitalized patients with stroke, and stroke care quality in Isfahan, Iran.Methods: From 2006 to 2011, from overlapping sources ...  Read More

Spatial distance between anatomically- and physiologically-identified targets in ‎subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease

Mansour Parvaresh-Rizi; Alireza Tabibkhoei; Gholamali Shahidi; Janardan Vaidyanathan; Amirreza Tabibkhoei; Mohammad Rohani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 34-45

  Background: Subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation is the  reatment of choice for carefully chosen patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) and refractory motor fluctuations. We evaluated the value of intraoperative electrophysiology during STN deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures in refining ...  Read More

Myotonic disorders: A review article

Chris Hahn; Mohammad Kian Salajegheh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 46-53

  The myotonic disorders are a heterogeneous group of genetically determined diseases that are unified by the presence of myotonia, which is defined as failure of muscle relaxation after activation. The presentation of these disorders can range from asymptomatic electrical myotonia, as seen in some forms ...  Read More

Effects of antiepileptic drugs on sexual function and reproductive hormones of male epileptic patients.

Mohammad Reza Najafi; Behnaz Ansari; Mohammad Zare; Farzad Fatehi; Ali Sonbolestan

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 37-41

  Background: Diminished libido and sexual dysfunction are unusually common among male epileptic patients. The most important etiologic factor may be antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)-induced androgen deficiency. We compared reproductive hormone levels among men with epilepsy taking various AEDs and normal controls.Methods: ...  Read More

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with laboratory abnormalities of uncertain significance: A brief review.

Majid Ghasemi; Farzad Fatehi; Bahador Asadi; Fariborz Khorvash

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 25-27

  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the most common form of motor neuron disease, is a progressive and devastating disease involving both lower and upper motor neurons, typically following a relentless progression towards death. Therefore, all efforts must be made by the clinician to exclude alternative ...  Read More

Olfactory dysfunction in persian patients suffering from parkinson's disease.

Akbar Soltanzadeh; Mehdi Shams; Hamid Noorolahi; Askar Ghorbani; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 10, 1-2 , June 2011, , Pages 5-8

  Background: Looking in literature reveals that aging is accompanied by olfactory dysfunction and hyposmia/anosmia is a common manifestation in some neurodegenerative disorders. Olfactory dysfunction is regarded as non-motor manifestations of Parkinson disease (PD). The main goal of this study was to ...  Read More