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

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5425

Abstract
  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. Association of helicobacter pylori with multiple sclerosis: Protective or risk factor?

Omid Mirmosayyeb; Mahdi Barzegar; Nasim Nehzat; Soroush Najdaghi; Behnaz Ansari; Vahid Shaygannejad

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 59-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4942

Abstract
  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common autoimmune inflammatory disease in the central nervous system (CNS) without exact pathology. Environmental factors such as infections have a causal or protective role in MS. Helicobacter pylori (HP) is one of the infections in digestive diseases and previous ...  Read More

3. Neuronal autoantibodies in focal epilepsy with or without mesial temporal sclerosis

Behnaz Ansari; Masoud Etemadifar; Mohammadreza Najafi; Maryam Nasri; Rokhsareh Meamar

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 13-18

Abstract
  Background: This study was designed to investigate the difference in the prevalence of neuronal autoantibodies in patients diagnosed with established temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) of unknown cause with mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) and patients with TLE without MTS. Methods: In an observational cohort ...  Read More

5. Determination of cut-off point of cross-sectional area of median nerve at the wrist for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome

Majid Ghasemi; Sanaz Masoumi; Behnaz Ansari; Mahboobeh Fereidan-Esfahani; Seyed Morteza Mousavi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 164-167

Abstract
  Background: The most common entrapment mononeuropathy of the upper extremity is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). It consists 90% of entrapment neuropathies. The purpose of this study was to compare cross-sectional area (CSA) of the median nerve at the wrist in CTS patients and healthy controls and define ...  Read More

6. 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 , Spring 2012, , Pages 37-41

Abstract
  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