2. Association of insulin-like growth factor-I with the severity and outcomes of acute ischemic stroke

Masoud Mehrpour; Hessam Rahatlou; Negar Hamzehpur; Sahand Kia; Mahdi Safdarian

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 214-218

  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether higher serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in the acute phase of ischemic stroke are associated with less severe strokes and better functional outcome in a period of 12-month follow-up.Methods: From October 2014 to August 2015, ...  Read More

3. Diagnostic value of median nerve ‎ultrasonography for screening of ‎carpal tunnel syndrome in‏ ‏hypothyroid patients: A ‎cross-sectional study

Masoud Mehrpour; Zahra Mirzaasgari; Mohammad Rohani; Mahdi Safdarian

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 70-74

  Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common peripheral entrapment neuropathy in patients with hypothyroid. The diagnosis of CTS is usually clinical and confirmed by electrodiagnostic (EDX) procedures. This study aimed to describe the diagnostic accuracy of high-resolution ultrasonography (US) ...  Read More