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)
The relationship between enhanced plaques with Gadovist and Magnevist contrast brain magnetic resonance imaging and the neurological deficit in the acute phase of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.

Mahboobeh Yaghoobi; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Kavous Firouznia; Somayeh Behzadi; Hassan Hashemi; Hossein Ghanaati; Madjid Shakiba; Amir Hossein Jalali; Shahrzad Mohebbi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 42-46

  Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the standard method for observing brain plaques and contrast material injection is necessary for demonstrating the active plaque.This study compared the rate of enhancement of plaques with Gadovist and Magnevist in relapse phase of MS.Methods: In this double ...  Read More

Dietary pattern and risk of multiple sclerosis.

Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi; Mansoureh Toghae; Mohammad Jamal Razeghi Jahromi; Mahdi Aloosh

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 47-53

  Background: It has been suggested that nutrition might play a role in the etiology of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, dietary patterns associated with MS risk are unknown. This study was conducted to compare the dietary patterns of patients with MS and healthy controls to find the relationship between ...  Read More

Association of serum 25(OH) vitamin D3 concentration with severity of multiple sclerosis.

Ali Amini Harandi; Saeed Shahbeigi; Hosein Pakdaman; Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad; Elham Nikravesh; Roghie Jalilzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 54-58

  Background: There is a known inverse association between solar radiation and the prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS). Some studies have investigated the link between vitamin D and MS. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D3 concentration and ...  Read More

Neurological manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of celiac disease: A comprehensive review.

Shahriar Nikpour

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 59-64

  Celiac disease or gluten sensitivity may initially present as one or more neurological signs and/or symptoms. On the other hand, it may be associated with or complicated by neurological manifestations. Neurological presentations are rare in children but as many as 36% of adult patients present with neurological ...  Read More

Multifocal inflammatory leukoencephalopathy induced by accidental consumption of levamisole: A case report.

Payam Sariaslani; Ali Ghanbari; Parvin Ghanbari

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 65-69

  Levamisole is an anthelmintic agent and also immunostimulant drug which is used to treat colorectal cancer. The present study aimed to show accidental consumption of levamisole alone induced multifocal inflammatory leukoencephalopathy. A 53-year-old male was admitted to the Neurology Department of Farabi ...  Read More

Efficacy of doxycycline as add-on to interferon beta-1a in treatment of multiple sclerosis.

Mehrdokht Mazdeh; Ahmad Reza Mobaien

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 70-73

  Background: Available evidence shows that tetracycline family has cellular and molecular mechanisms to protect neurons and oligodendrocytes by modulating matrix metalloproteinases. We tried to compare the effectiveness of intramuscular and subcutaneous interferon beta-1a (INF-β1a) in combination with ...  Read More

Acute ischemic non-embolic stroke and serum level of uric acid.

Farhad Iranmanesh; Nazanin Zia Sheykholeslami; Faranak Gadari; Jafar Ahmady

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 1-5

  Background: Impact of high level of uric acid on stroke is still controversial. We conducted this study to investigate the relationship between acute ischemic non-embolic stroke and serum levels of uric acid.Methods: This was a case-control study on patients with acute ischemic non-embolic stroke in ...  Read More

IL-7R α polymorphisms in 60 Iranian multiple sclerosis patients.

Mojgan Ahmadzadeh Raji; Alireza Khosravi; Mohammad Hossein Sanati; Seyed Massood Nabavi; Reza Hajihoseini; Ahmad Ebrahimi; Mohammad Hossein Sabour

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 6-11

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disorder with neurodegenerative aspects, is more common among young adults, particularly women.Methods: This molecular study was designed to investigate the IL-7R α chain gene in Iranian MS patients. We studied 60 MS patients, ...  Read More

Optical coherence tomography versus visual evoked potential in multiple sclerosis patients.

Farzad Fatehi; Vahid Shaygannejad; Lida Kiani Mehr; Alireza Dehghani

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 12-15

  Background:  Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive instrument, which can be used to estimate the thickness of the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) and provides an indirect measurement of axonal destruction in multiple sclerosis (MS). The main aim of this study was to find out any correlations ...  Read More

Antigliadin antibody in sporadic adult ataxia.

Yaser Hamidian; Mansoureh Togha; Shahriar Nafisi; Shahab Dowlatshahi; Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi; Nahid Beladi Moghadam; Navid Namazi; Parvin Tajik; Masoud Majed; Mahdi Aloosh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 16-20

  Background: The most common neurologic manifestation of gluten sensitivity is ataxia, which accounts for up to 40% of idiopathic sporadic ataxia. Timing of diagnosis of gluten ataxia is vital as it is one of the very few treatable causes of sporadic ataxia and causes irreversible loss of Purkinje cells. ...  Read More

The effects of sodium valproate with fish oil supplementation or alone in migraine prevention: A randomized single-blind clinical trial.

Marzieh Tajmirriahi; Maryam Sohelipour; Keivan Basiri; Vahid Shaygannejad; Asgar Ghorbani; Mohammad Saadatnia

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 21-24

  Background: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have beneficial effects on both specific and non-specific inflammatory reactions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation with fish oil in migraine prevention.Methods: A 12-week, randomized, single-blind clinical ...  Read More

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with laboratory abnormalities of uncertain significance: A brief review.

Majid Ghasemi; Farzad Fatehi; Bahador Asadi; Fariborz Khorvash

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 25-27

  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the most common form of motor neuron disease, is a progressive and devastating disease involving both lower and upper motor neurons, typically following a relentless progression towards death. Therefore, all efforts must be made by the clinician to exclude alternative ...  Read More

A rare presentation of medulloblastoma in adults as primary leptomeningeal involvement.

Marjan Asadollahi; Nasrin Shayanfar; Bibiseyedeh Rezaiyan; Mehrdad Hasibi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 30-33

  Medulloblastoma is one of the most common primary tumors of the central nervous system of children but it is uncommon in adult age. We report a case of young male presented with a history of generalized headache that was found to have medulloblastoma with diffuse leptomeningeal involvement without prominent ...  Read More

The effects of body mass index on the treatment of the patients with migraine headaches.

Siamak Afshinmajd; Ali Davati; Farnaz Akbari

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 35-8

  Background: Migraine is a prevalent disease which is classified into two groups of migraine with aura and without aura. Eighteen percent of women and 6.5 percent of men in United States have migraine headache. Migraine headache is prevalent in all age groups but it usually subsides in adults above fifty. ...  Read More

Comparison of validity and reliability of the Migraine disability assessment (MIDAS) versus headache impact test (HIT) in an Iranian population.

Abbas Ghorbani; Ahmad Chitsaz

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 39-42

  Background: Migraine is one of the most common headaches that affect 11% or more adult population. Recently, researchers have designed two questionnaires, namely Headache Impact Test (HIT) and Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS), with the aim of improving migraine care. These two tests provide a standard ...  Read More

Perceived impact of epilepsy in teaching hospitals of Tehran University.

Mahmoud Motamedi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Sasan Moshirzadeh

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 43-5

  Background: Epileptic seizures would result in embarrassment in society and have some negative impact on the patients' social activities. The aim of this study was to show the perceived impact of epilepsy by patients on different aspect of their social activities including occupation, marriage and education.Methods: ...  Read More

Hyperlipidemia in migraine: Is it more frequent in migraineurs?

Alia Saberi; Hamid Reza Hatamian; Ehsan Kazemnejad; Nasim Ghorbannejad

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 46-50

  Background: Some coincidental disorders with migraine have been introduced that may have role in its pathogenesis or aggravation. In this study we determined the relative frequency of hyperlipidemia as a coincidental disorder in patients affected by migraine.Methods: A total of 102 migraine-affected ...  Read More

Effect of treating helicobacter pylori infection on seizure frequency in patients with refractory epilepsy.

Ali Akbar Asadi-Pooya; Seyed Mohsen Dehghani; Mehrdad Emami

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 51-3

  Background: The main purpose of the current study was to determine the effect of treating helicobacter pylori (HP) infection on seizure frequency in patients with refractory epilepsy.Methods: A small sample of adult patients above 18 years of age with a diagnosis of refractory epilepsy was studied at ...  Read More

Four cases of brown-vialetto-van laere syndrome from Iran: Clinical and electrophysiologic findings.

Samira Yadegari; Askar Ghorbani; Mitra Ansari Dezfouli; Shahriar Nafissi

Volume 10, 3-4 , December 2011, , Pages 54-7

  Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome (BVVLS) is a rare neurological disorder. We report our finding about four patients clinically and electrophysiologically diagnosed as BVVLS and denoted their clinical features with comparison to previous reports. The first symptom was bilateral hearing loss and the onset ...  Read More