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)
Evaluation of the Persian version of modified fatigue impact scale in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis.

Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Somayeh Nasergivechi; Marzieh Maddah; Alipasha Meysamie; Homayoun Amini; Ehsan Esmaelii Shandiz; Abbas Tafakhori

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 32-34

  Background: Fatigue, a major cause of disability in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), is associated with reduced quality of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and reproducibility of the Persian version of Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS) in Iranian patients with MS.Methods: ...  Read More

Etiopathophysiological assessment of cases with chronic daily headache: A functional magnetic resonance imaging included investigation.

Akram Hashemi; Mohammad Torabi Nami; Mohammad Ali Oghabian; Habib Ganjgahi; Zahra Vahabi; Hajir Sikaroodi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 127-134

  Background: Chronic daily headache (CDH) has gained little attention in functional neuro-imaging. When no structural abnormality is found in CDH, defining functional correlates between activated brain regions during headache bouts may provide unique insights towards understanding the pathophysiology ...  Read More

Predictive role of high sensitive C-reactive protein in early onset mortality after ischemic stroke.

Shahrzad Mohebbi; Mojdeh Ghabaee; Majid Ghaffarpour; Ali Pasha Meisami; Reza Shah Siah; Mohammad Reza Mousavi Mirkala; Maryam Pour Ashraf; Mahbubeh Yaghubi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 135-139

  Background: High sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) is a systemic inflammatory marker that is produced in a large amount by hepatocytes in response to interleukin-1 (IL-1), IL-6 and tumor necrosis factor after ischemic stroke.Methods: Measurement of hs-CRP in the first 24 hours of onset in 162 patients ...  Read More

Modulation of NR1 subunit of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor by ovariectomy and passive avoidance learning.

Mahnaz Taherianfard; Maryam Sharifi; Mina Tadjali; Mahboubeh Kohkiloezadeh

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 140-145

  Background: Learning and memory are the most intensively studied subjects in neuroscience. Two sites of mammalian brain which are important in learning and memory are CA1 region of hippocampus and Purkinje cell layer of cerebellum. So, the aim of present investigation was to study of the effect of ovariectomy ...  Read More

Effect of pain on the timing pattern of masseter muscle activity during the open-close-clench cycle in the migraine without aura and tension type headaches.

Boshra Hatef; Saeed Talebian; Fahimeh Hashemirad; Majid Ghaffarpour

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 146-150

  Background: The existence of a pathophysiological link between headaches and muscle activity pattern is still being debated. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of pain on the timing pattern of the masseter muscle in patients with tension-type headache (TTH) and migraine without aura ...  Read More

Cognitive impairments in Parkinson's disease: Evidence from an Iranian population.

Farzad Ashrafi; Alireza Zali; Hossein Pakdaman; Karim Johari

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 151-154

  Background: Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) have different cognitive impairments.The goal of this study is the analysis of these changes in the mentioned patients.A cross-sectional study was performed on 87 patients with PD. Patients were given a questionnaire to gather data about their medical ...  Read More

Pantothenate kinase 2 mutation with eye-of-the-tiger sign on magnetic resonance imaging in three siblings.

Mitra Ansari Dezfouli; Elham Jaberi; Afagh Alavi; Mohammad Rezvani; Gholamali Shahidi; Elahe Elahi; Mohammad Rohani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 155-158

  Background: Pantothenate kinase associated neurodegeneration (PKAN) is the most prevalent type of neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA) disorders characterized by extrapyramidal signs, and 'eye-of-the-tiger' on T2 brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characterized by hypointensity in ...  Read More

Electrophysiological evaluation in lumbosacral radiculopathy.

Shahriar Nafissi; Shahram Niknam; Seyedeh Simindokht Hosseini

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 83-86

  Background: Prevalence of electrophysiological abnormalities in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy was evaluated.Methods:A cross-sectional study was performed on 97 consecutive patients with the clinical diagnosis of lumbosacral radiculopathy. Complete neurological examinations and standard electrophysiological ...  Read More

Cost-utility analysis of disease-modifying drugs in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in Iran.

Ali Imani; Mina Golestani

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 87-90

  Background: Disease-modifying drugs (DMDs) are a significant expenditure for treating multiple sclerosis (MS). However, there is limited report on assessment of the cost-utility of DMDs compared with symptom management in the presence of long-term data. This study aimed to assess the lifetime cost-utility ...  Read More

Subclinical carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with acute stroke.

Ali Moghtaderi; Maryam Dahmardeh; Soroosh Dabiri

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 91-95

  Background: Stroke is the first cause of morbidity all around the world. Entrapment neuropathies are a known complication of stroke. The objective of this study is to assess the frequency of subclinical carpal tunnel syndrome in the healthy and paretic hands of stroke patients.Methods:The authors performed ...  Read More

A preliminary path analysis: Effect of psychopathological symptoms, mental and physical dysfunctions related to quality of life and body mass index on fatigue severity of Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis.

Ghasem Salehpoor; Mozaffar Hosseininezhad; Sajjad Rezaei

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 96-105

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease with fatigue as most prevalent symptom. Psychopathological symptoms, physical and mental dysfunctions and body mass abnormalities potentially could deteriorate fatigue. Thus, in this study, we aimed at evaluating the effect of these factors ...  Read More

Effects of oxcarbazepine versus carbamazepine on tinnitus: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.

Hooshang Gerami; Alia Saberi; Shadman Nemati; Ehsan Kazemnejad; Mohammad Aghajanpour

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 106-110

  Background: It is still a challenge to find an effective treatment for tinnitus. The aim of this study was the evaluation of carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine effects on tinnitus.Methods:In a randomized double-blind clinical trial, 57 patients who were visited in a university hospital due to chronic non-pulsatile ...  Read More

Interesting basis of vertebrobasilar arterial territory.

Kavian Ghandehari; Kosar Ghandehari

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 111-114

  Background: Vertebrobasilar arterial territory nourishes one-quarter of human brain. It constitutes some vital and strategic parts of the central nervous system.Methods: A number of keywords (vertebral, basilar, artery, and territory) were searched in MEDLINE (Ovid and PubMed) as well as Google, ProQuest, ...  Read More

Paget's disease of bone presented as normal pressure hydrocephalus: A case report and review of literature.

Abbas Tafakhori; Mohammad Salehi Sadaghiani; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Zeinab Taheri; Vajiheh Aghamollaii

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 115-117

  Background: Paget's disease is a focal bone disorder manifested as bone overgrowth and disrupted bone integrity as a result of accelerated bone remodelling rate. Rarely, Paget's disease of the base of the skull results in hydrocephalic dementia, and the triad of normal pressure hydrocephalus syndrome ...  Read More

Frequency distribution of the first clinical symptoms in the Iranian population with multiple sclerosis.

Kurosh Gharagozli; Leila Poorsaadat; Ali Amini Harandi; Hossein Pakdaman; Hossein Kalanie

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 118-120

  Background: Initial symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) may be varied and nonspecific. We tried to find the frequency distribution of the first clinical symptoms in Iranian patients with MS.Methods: In a case series study, 1130 patients with definite diagnosis of MS who had been referred to three referral ...  Read More

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 , June 2012, , Pages 37-41

  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