Author = Fahmi Nasrallah
AbstractBackground:Changes in the lipid profile have been suggested as a risk factor for developing ischemic stroke. Their role in intra-cerebral hemorrhage, however, is not clear. The present study was designed to evaluate the lipid profile levels of patients who had experienced an acute stroke during the first ... Read More
AbstractBackground: 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
AbstractBackground: We evaluated the diagnostic value of Electroencephalography (EEG), video-EEG monitoring (VEM) and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain with epilepsy protocol in patients with complex partial epilepsy.Methods: Forty-two consecutive patients underwent complete neurological examination, ... Read More
Frequency of microembolic signals in patients with acute ischemic stroke in middle cerebral artery territory treated with aspirin or clopidogrel.
AbstractBackground: In patients with acute stroke and middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis, microembolic signals (MES) can predict further cerebral ischemia. Therefore, this study was designed to evaluate the prevalence of MES by transcranial Doppler (TCD) in patients with MCA stenosis under treatment of aspirin ... Read More
AbstractBackground: There is no documented demographical study on Iranian Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, so this study was conducted to identify demographic information about patients with PD in Iran, and to explore demographical differences between PD patients in Iran and other countries.Methods:We reviewed ... Read More
Hypothyroidism, the main thyroid dysfunction in Iranian patients with myasthenia gravis: A case serie.
AbstractBackground: Several concomitant disorders especially thyroid abnormalities have been reported in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG). We aimed to estimate the frequency and pattern of thyroid disorders in Iranian patients with MG.All consecutive patients with MG referred to neurology clinic of Rasool-e-Akram ... Read More
The relationship between magnesium level and first 72 hours Rankin score and Rankin score in 1 week after an ischemic stroke.
AbstractBackground: We intended to investigate the serum magnesium impact upon the disability after ischemic stroke.Methods: A total of 67 ischemic stroke patients who less than 6 hours had passed from their attacks participated in this cross sectional study. We have measured their serum magnesium level and ... Read More
AbstractWe describe a 40-year-old woman presenting with headache, nausea, episodic amnesia and blurred optic disc. Brain MRI disclosed diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement. CSF analysis showed aseptic meningitis with elevated ACE level. Neurosarcoidosis was diagnosed based on granulomatosis changes on tissue biopsy. Read More
Reversible therapy-related dysplastic hematopoiesis following Beta Interferon Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Report of 2 Cases.