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)
Brain, heart, and sudden death

Shahram Oveisgharan; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Peter Sörös; Mustafa Toma; Nizal Sarrafzadegan; Vladimir Hachinski

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 40-51


  During the past 30 years, rate of coronary artery disease, as the main cause of sudden death, has decreased more than rate of sudden death. Likewise, cause of sudden death remains elusive in not a trivial portion of its victims. One possible reason is attention to only one organ, the heart, as the cause ...  Read More

Complications of therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with neurological disorders

Mahdieh Afzali; Shahram Oveisgharan; Sahebeh Rajabkhah; Siamak Abdi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , January 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

The use of brain stimulation in the rehabilitation of walking disability in patients with multiple sclerosis: A randomized double-blind clinical trial study

Shahram Oveisgharan; Zahra Karimi; Siamak Abdi; Hajir Sikaroodi

Volume 18, Issue 2 , May 2019, , Pages 57-63

  Background: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the primary motor cortex of the lower limb has been exploited in the treatment of patients with stroke and spastic lower limb paresis. We examined this stimulation efficacy in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS)-related walking disability. Methods: ...  Read More

Ten-year trend in stroke incidence and its subtypes in Isfahan, Iran during 2003-2013

Ahmad Bahonar; Alireza Khosravi; Fariborz Khorvash; Mohammadreza Maracy; Shahram Oveisgharan; Noushin Mohammadifard; Mohammad Saadatnia; Fatemeh Nouri; Nizal Sarrafzadegan

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 201-209

  Background: As there was no evidence of long-term studies on stroke trend, stroke subtypes and its relationships to stroke risk factors and demographic characteristics in Iran, we aimed to evaluate 10-year trend of stroke incidence and stroke subtypes in Isfahan, Iran.Methods: In a hospital-based retrospective ...  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