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)
High sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in Acute Ischemic Stroke and subtypes: A study from a tertiary care center.

Jaydip Ray Chaudhuri; Kandadai Rukmini Mridula; Matapathi Umamahesh; Alluri Swathi; Banda Balaraju; Venkata Chandrasekher Srinivasarao Bandaru

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 92-97

  Background: Stroke is a heterogeneous disease with several risk factors. High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) is a marker for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Recent studies have shown that high hsCRP level is a risk factor for ischemic stroke. The objective of our study was to investigate ...  Read More

Cardiovascular risk factors and migraine without aura: A case-control study.

Samaneh Aalami Harandi; Mansoureh Togha; Azadeh Sadatnaseri; S Hamed Hosseini; Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 98-101

  Background: Migraine with aura (MA) has been identified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Previous observation has also found higher prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in migraineurs without aura (MO), but the results have been conflicting. The present study was conducted to assess ...  Read More

Validation of the Persian version of the 40-item amyotrophic lateral sclerosis assessment questionnaire.

Hosein Shamshiri; Mohammad Reza Eshraghian; Nastaran Ameli; Shahriar Nafissi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 102-105

  Background: As a disease of motor nervous system (motor neuron  disease), amyotrophic  lateral  sclerosis (ALS)  has  a great  impact  on  several  aspects  of  quality  of  life (QoL). Generic questionnaires of QoL do not address all the especial features  of ALS and  therefore  translation  ...  Read More

Secondary headaches attributed to arterial hypertension.

Farhad Assarzadegan; Mostafa Asadollahi; Omid Hesami; Omid Aryani; Behnam Mansouri; Nahid Beladi Moghadam

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 106-110

  Mild (140 to 159/90 to 99 mmHg) or moderate (160 to 179/100 to 109 mmHg) chronic arterial hypertension does not appear to cause headache. Whether moderate hypertension predisposes patients to headache at all remains controversial, but there is little evidence that it does. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring ...  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

Retrosternal mass: An interesting allergic reaction to intravenous thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke.

Masoud Mehrpour; Mohammad Reza Motamed; Mahboubeh Aghaei; Zahra Badi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 114-116

  Stroke is an important cause of disability and death worldwide, with the majority of strokes occurring in older people. Thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (r-TPA) is the approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke. A major concern of physicians, who treat acute ischemic stroke ...  Read More

Is serum vitamin D levels associated with disability in patients with newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis?

Hamidreza Hatamian; Elham Bidabadi; Seyed Mohammad Seyed Saadat; Niloufar Seyed Saadat; Ehsan Kazemnezhad; Hamed Ramezani; Babak Bakhshayesh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 41-46

  Background: Although the precise etiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is unknown, it seems that both genetic and environmental factors are important. Recent studies suggest that low serum vitamin D levels are important environmental factor in MS. The aim of this study was to compare the serum levels of ...  Read More

Comparing the efficacy of botulinum toxin with tizanidine in upper limb post stroke spasticity.

Mohammad Yazdchi; Zahra Ghasemi; Hanieh Moshayedi; Reza Rikhtegar; Somayeh Mostafayi; Hale Mikailee; Safa Najmi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 47-50

  Background: This study evaluated the efficacy of focal intramuscular injection of botulinum (BoNT) toxin type A in comparison with oral tizanidine (TZD) in treatment of post-stroke upper limb spasticity.Methods: This was a double-blinded randomized clinical trial that recruited 68 patients with post-stroke ...  Read More

Evaluation of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in migraine.

Rana Sorkhabi; Somaiyeh Mostafaei; Mohammadhosein Ahoor; Mahnaz Talebi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 51-55

  Background: Headache is one of the most disturbing symptoms with common neurological signs. Variations in optic nerve perfusion quality or retinal microcirculation may end up in ganglion cell damage in patients with migraine.Methods: Sixty patients diagnosed with migraine and thirty normal individuals ...  Read More

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentration in Iranian patients with Parkinson's disease.

Mehdi Moghaddasi; Mansoureh Mamarabadi; Mahboubeh Aghaii

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 56-59

  Background: Vitamin D is an important factor responsible for many physiologic functions. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased risk of neurodegenerative disease. The level of vitamin D in Iranian patients with Parkinson's disease and its relationship with severity of symptoms and signs were ...  Read More

The relation between peptide hormones and sex hormone in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Elham Eftekhari; Masoud Etemadifar; Ali Ebrahimi; Shahrzad Baradaran

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 60-65

  Background: Hormones can play a significant role in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to compare levels of ghrelin, leptin, and testosterone hormones of MS patients with healthy subjects, and assess the relationship between levels of peptide hormone and sex hormones ...  Read More

Chorea and retinal vessel occlusion in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Vahid-Reza Ostovan; Askar Ghorbani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 66-68

  Various neurological complications occur in primary or secondary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) consisting of cerebrovascular attacks, ocular events, dementia, seizure, chorea, and transverse myelopathy that are all related to the titer of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL). We report a patient with ...  Read More

Superficial siderosis: A rare case of ataxia and otoneurological manifestations.

Farhad Assarzadegan; Elaheh Ehsanpour; Behnam Hosseini; Nahid Beladi-Moghadam; Behnam Mansouri; Omid Hesami

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 69-71

  Superficial siderosis (SS) is a rare disease which affects people in all ages and both sexes, but three times more in men. Pathological etiology is deposition of hemosiderin (a product of the breakdown of blood) in leptomeninges, subpial layer, ependymal surface and other parts of central nervous system ...  Read More

Design of a standard Iranian protocol of Intravenous thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator: A national project.

Kavian Ghandehari

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 72-74

  Standard protocols should be established for treating eligible stroke patients with tissue plasminogen activator (TPA) (recommendation class I, level of evidence B). The Iranian standard protocol of Intravenous Thrombolysis with recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator (IVTTPA) is the best possible and ...  Read More

Can multiple sclerosis as a cognitive disorder influence patients' dreams?

Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Mahsa Owji

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 75-76

  Dream should be considered as a kind of cognitive ability that is formed parallel to other cognitive capabilities like language. On the other hand, multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex disease that can involve different aspects of our cognition. Therefore, MS may influence patients' dreams. In fact, ...  Read More

Clinical and demographic factors affecting disease severity in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Somayeh Baghizadeh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Nahid Beladimoghadam

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 1-8

  Background: The clinical course of multiple sclerosis (MS) evolves over many years. Its prognosis is highly variable among affected individuals, i.e. while some suffer from early severe disabilities, others remain ambulatory and functional for many years. We used Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score (MSSS) ...  Read More

Assessment of bone densitometry in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis: A case-control study.

Mehdi Moghaddasi; Mahbubeh Aghaei

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 9-14

  Background: We compared bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) on interferon with that of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) who were not receiving interferon and healthy age- and sex-matched controls.Methods:Overall, 30 patients ...  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

Factors affecting bone mineral density in multiple sclerosis patients.

Azin Ayatollahi; Mohammad Reza Mohajeri-Tehrani; Shahriar Nafissi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 19-22

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease which can cause many disabilities for the patient. Recent data suggests that MS patients have higher risk for osteoporosis. This study was performed to investigate if the osteoporosis prevalence is higher in MS patients and to determine the ...  Read More

The effect of body fat mass and fat free mass on migraine headache.

Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi; Maryam Abolhasani; Alipasha Meysamie; Mansoureh Togha

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 23-27

  Background: Obesity seems to be associated to migraine headache. Increase in body fat, especially in gluteofemoral region, elevates adiponectin and leptin secretion which in turn impair inflammatory processes that could be contributing to migraine risk. This study was designed to assess the relationship ...  Read More