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)
Transient global amnesia after COVID-19: A systematic scoping review of case reports

Mohsen Farjoud-Kouhanjani; Mohammad Shafie’ei; Mohammad Hossein Taghrir; Zahra Akbari; Seyed Mohammad Amir Hashemi; Zahra Eghlidos; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi; Abbas Rahimi-Jaberi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 244-250

  Background: Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a sudden-onset transient memory impairment along with intact neurologic examinations. Even though it is a benign neurologic condition with many differential diagnoses, the incidence rate of TGA is reported to have increased since the onset of the pandemic. ...  Read More

Safety and efficacy of remote ischemic preconditioning in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis before carotid artery stenting: A proof-of-concept, randomized controlled trial

Maedeh Asadi; Etrat Hooshmandi; Fatemeh Emaminia; Hanieh Mardani; Ali Mohammad Keshtvarz-Hesamabadi; Mojtaba Rismanchi; Abbas Rahimi-Jaberi; Vahid Reza Ostovan; Nima Fadakar; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 119-124


  Background: Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) has been proposed as a possible potential treatment for ischemic stroke. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of micro-embolic brain infarcts after RIPC in patients with stroke who underwent elective carotid artery stenting (CAS) treatment.Methods: ...  Read More

Neuroprotective effect of dimethyl fumarate in stroke: The role of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2

Anahid Safari; Hamzeh Badeli-Sarkala; Mohammad Reza Namavar; Elias Kargar-Abarghoue; Neda Anssari; Sadegh Izadi; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 18, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 108-113

  Background: There is evidence that supports the neuroprotective effects of dimethyl fumarate (DMF) in stroke. Nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) has both anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory mechanisms. We investigated the neuroprotective effects of DMF via Nrf2 activation in the cortex, ...  Read More

Effectiveness and safety of omega-3 fatty acids for the prevention of ischemic complications following carotid artery stenting: An early terminated pilot study

Farzaneh Foroughinia; Elaheh Jamshidi; Haniyeh Javanmardi; Anahid Safari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 11-17

  Background: We aimed to study the possible beneficial effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in carotid artery stenting (CAS) procedure for decreasing post-procedural ischemic complications. Although previous evidence demonstrated that omega-3 PUFAs, present in fish oil, can significantly ...  Read More

Stroke specific quality of life questionnaire: Test of reliability and validity of the Persian version.

Mojtaba Mahmoodi; Anahid Safari; Mehrdad Vossoughi; Fatemeh Golbon-Haghighi; Maliheh Kamali-Sarvestani; Haleh Ghaem; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 94-100

  Background: The aim was to assess the reliability and the validity of the translated version of the stroke specific quality of life (SS-QOL) questionnaire in Iranian post-stroke patients.Methods: This project was performed at the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, between 12  April  ...  Read More

Morning glory syndrome associated with multiple sclerosis.

Anahid Safari; Esmail Jafari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 177-180

  Morning glory syndrome (MGS) is a rare congenital optic disc anomaly characterized by a funnel-shaped, excavated optic disc surrounded by chorioretinal pigmentary disturbance. The main ophthalomoscopic feature of the MGS is enlarged optic disc with a funnel shaped scleral defect; elevated peripapillary ...  Read More

Thymic pathological examination of non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis patients: A pilot study for prediction of outcome.

Zeinab Peimani; Mohammad Amin Banihashemi; Niloofar Namazi; Anahid Safari; Ahmad Monabati; Mehra Mojallal; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 40-44

  Background:  Myasthenia  gravis (MG) is an  autoimmune disorder   characterized   by  weakness   and   fatigability  of skeletal muscles. The aim of this study was to determine if pathological characteristics in non-thymomatous patients of MG would correlate with prognosis in a three year ...  Read More

Clinical and MRI manifestations of nitrous oxide induced vitamin B12 deficiency: A case report.

Anahid Safari; Farhad Emadi; Elham Jamali; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 111-113

  A 50 year-old man was referred with history of acute ataxia and lower extremity paresthesia 10 days after general anesthesia with nitrous oxide. Cervical MRI showed long hypersignal lesion in posterior segment of the cord. Blood analysis revealed vitamin B12 deficiency. Nitrous oxide-induced myelopathy ...  Read More

Increased Guillain-Barre syndrome admissions in Shiraz, southern Iran.

Anahid Safari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi; Seyed Taghi Heydari; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 15-18

  Background:Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is an acute immune-mediated peripheral neuropathy usually after an incident. This study was performed to investigate the basic epidemiologic features of GBS in south of Iran.Methods:We studied consecutive patients with GBS in Nemazi Hospital of Shiraz, southern ...  Read More