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)
Differentiation of true transient ischemic attack versus transient ischemic attack mimics.

Ali Noureddine; Kavian Ghandehari; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 127-130

  Background: Previous literatures have shown a transient ischemic attack  (TIA) mimic rate  of 9-31%. We aimed  to ascertain the proportion of stroke mimics amongst suspected TIA patients. Methods: A prospective observational study was performed in   Ghaem   Hospital,   Mashhad,   Iran   ...  Read More

Pulmonary function tests in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the association between these tests and survival.

Seyed-Ali Javad Mousavi; Babak Zamani; Shahab Shahabi Shahmiri; Mohammad Rohani; Gholam Ali Shahidi; Elyas Mostafapour; Helia Hemasian; Hanieh Raji

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 131-137

  Background: The rapidity of progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to death or respiratory failure impacts patients, clinicians, and clinical investigators. The aim of this study is to evaluate of the pulmonary function tests (PFTs) in patients with ALS and the association between these PFTs ...  Read More

Comparison of electrophysiological findings in axonal and demyelinating Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Samira Yadegari; Shahriar Nafissi; Neda Kazemi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 138-143

  Background: Incidence and predominant subtype  of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) differs geographically. Electrophysiology has an important  role in early diagnosis and  prediction  of prognosis. This study  is conducted to determine the frequent  subtype  of GBS in a large group of patients  ...  Read More

Association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and ischemic stroke.

Hanieh Moshayedi; Reza Ahrabi; Afshin Mardani; Saieed Sadigetegad; Mehdi Farhudi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 144-148

  Background: Some studies  in recent  years showed  that carotid  intima-media   thickness  (IMT),  indicator  of  the presence  of atherosclerosis,  was higher  in non-alcoholic fatty  liver disease  (NAFLD)  in comparison  with  normal subjects.  They concluded  that  NAFLD  patients  ...  Read More

Effect of Boswellia papyrifera on cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis.

Behnaz Sedighi; Abbas Pardakhty; Hoda Kamali; Kaveh Shafiee; Bahar Naz Hasani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 149-153

  Background: Cognitive  impairment  is one of the  most crucial disorders  among  multiple  sclerosis (MS) patients. Since  MS  is  an inflammatory disease   and   Boswellia papyrifera has anti-inflammatory effects, the influence of B. papyrifera  on  cognitive  impairment   in  MS ...  Read More

Effect of NOS3 gene polymorphism on response to Tricyclic antidepressants in migraine attacks.

Aliasghar Molana; Masoud Mehrpour; Nasim Vousooghi; Mahmoud Reza Hajighasem; Mohammad Taghi Joghataei

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 154-159

  Background: Migraine is a chronic  neurological  disorder, characterized  by recurrent  moderate to severe headaches. Worldwide migraine a=ects nearly 15%. Studies suggest that genes involved in the production of nitric oxide (NO) may act as genetic  factors for migraine. NO synthase  3 (NOS3) ...  Read More

Knowledge and attitude assessment of Iranian multiple sclerosis patients receiving interferon beta.

Roya Abolfazli; Azam Elyasi; Mohammad Reza Javadi; Kheirollah Gholami; Hassan Torkamandi; Mohammad Amir-Shahkarami; Masoud Etemadifar; Zahra Nasr

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 160-167

  Background:  Multiple  sclerosis  (MS) patients permanently confronted  with serious challenges from treatment regimen. Developing  a new  questionnaire in MS management, through  evaluation  of patients’ perspectives   and  knowledge   regarding   treatment  will help  to  identify ...  Read More

Association of interleukin 7 receptor gene polymorphism rs6897932 with multiple sclerosis patients in Khuzestan.

Mahshid Hosseini Behbahani; Hamid Galehdari; Maryam Mohaghegh

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 168-171

  Background:  Multiple  sclerosis  (MS) is a  chronic inflammatory  demyelinating  and  neurodegenerative disease  of central  nervous  system  with unknown  causes. Etiology of MS involves  both  genetic  and  environment factors.  The  interleukin  7   receptor   (IL7R)   gene   ...  Read More

Seizures and movement disorders induced by hyperglycemia without ketosis in elderly.

Samia Younes; Yousra Cherif; Mouna Aissi; Wafa Alaya; Olfa Berriche; Amel Boughammoura; Mahbouba Frih-Ayed; Baha Zantour; Mohamed Habib Sfar

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 172-176

  Background: Non-ketotic hyperglycemia (NKHG) may increase the probability of seizures and movement disorders. Methods: We describe  a series of 14 elders admitted for seizures and movement disorders linked to NKHG.Results: Twelve  patients  developed motor  seizures  and two others movement disorders. ...  Read More

Morning glory syndrome associated with multiple sclerosis.

Anahid Safari; Esmail Jafari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 177-180

  Morning glory syndrome (MGS) is a rare congenital optic disc anomaly characterized by a funnel-shaped, excavated optic disc surrounded by chorioretinal pigmentary disturbance. The main ophthalomoscopic feature of the MGS is enlarged optic disc with a funnel shaped scleral defect; elevated peripapillary ...  Read More

Cerebral abscess complicating embolization of an arteriovenous malformation: Case report and review of litera.

Alireza Khoshnevisan; Askar Ghorbani; Narges Sistany Allahabadi; Farshid Farzaneh; Sina Abdollahzadeh; Sepehr Soleymani; Vahidreza Ostovan

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 181-184

  Central nervous system infection is a rare complication of endovascular procedures. We report a 21-year-old woman presented with headache, nausea, vomiting, and right-sided hemiparesis 4 months after endovascular embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformation. Investigations led to the diagnosis ...  Read More

Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy; What a neurologist may be asked for?

Bahaadin Siroos; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 57-63

  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common chronic autoimmune demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) which preferentially involves young women in early child bearing age. Opposite to traditional view emphasized on discouraging female patients from enduring pregnancy, recent investigations ...  Read More

Correlation of multiple sclerosis (MS) incidence trends with solar and geomagnetic indices: Time to revise the method of reporting MS epidemiological data.

Fahimeh Abdollahi; Seyed Aidin Sajedi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 64-49

  Background:Recently, we introduced solar related geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) as a potential environmental risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to test probable correlation between solar activities and GMD with long-term variations of MS incidence.Methods:After a systematic ...  Read More

Interleukin-6, a reliable prognostic factor for ischemic stroke.

Sheyda Shaafi; Ehsan Sharifipour; Rouhollah Rahmanifar; SeyedShamseddin Hejazi; Sasan Andalib; Masoud Nikanfar; Behzad Baradarn; Robab Mehdizadeh

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 70-76

  Background: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is one of the inflammatory mediators characterized by elevated levels in ischemic stroke (IS) patients. The present study set out to assess the role of IL-6, as a marker for inflammation, in the severity and prognosis of acute IS.Methods:In a cross-sectional descriptive ...  Read More

Brain areas impaired in oral and verbal apraxic patients.

Fariba Yadegari; Mojtaba Azimian; Mahdi Rahgozar; Babak Shekarchi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 77-82

  Background: As both oral and verbal apraxia are related  to vocal orofacial musculature, this study aimed at identifying brain regions impaired in cases with oral and verbal apraxia.Methods:  In  this non-experimental  study,  46  left  brain damaged subjects (17 females)  aged  23–84  years,  ...  Read More

The assessment of pragmatics in Iranian patients with right brain damage.

Davood Sobhani-Rad; Askar Ghorbani; Hassan Ashayeri; Shohereh Jalaei; Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 83-87

  Background: Pragmatics is appropriate use of language across a variety of social contexts  that  provides accurate interpretation   of   intentions.   The   occurrence    of   the right hemisphere lesions can interfere with pragmatic abilities, and particularly with the processing of nonliteral ...  Read More

Parkinsonism associated with multiple sclerosis: A report of eight new cases and a review on the literature.

Masoud Etemadifar; Farshid Afshar; Zahra Nasr; Mohsen Kheradmand

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 88-93

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease  that affects  the  central  nervous system. Except tremor, other movement disorders such as Parkinsonism are less frequent  in MS. However, some investigations  have shown inflammatory and autoimmune aspects of Parkinson’s ...  Read More

Comparison of the health-related quality of life between epileptic patients with partial and generalized seizure.

Nahid Ashjazadeh; Golnaz Yadollahikhales; Anaheed Ayoobzadehshirazi; Nazanin Sadraii; Negin Hadi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 94-100

  Background: Epilepsy is defined as recurrent unprovoked febrile  seizures, which  cause  disability in patients.  This study  aims  to  assess  the  health-related  quality-of-life (QOL) in epileptic patients in Fars Province, southern  Iran.Methods: One-hundred epileptic  patients, above ...  Read More

Decompressive craniectomy after unsuccessful intravenous thrombolysis of malignant cerebral infarction.

Humain Baharvahdat; Hamid Etemadrezaie; Samira Zabyhian; Zahra Valipour; Babak Ganjeifar; Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Mirzaye; Payam Sasannejad; Kavian Ghandehari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 101-104

  Background:  Intravenous  recombinant  tissue plasminogen  activator  (rt-PA) is an approved  treatment for acute ischemic stroke within 4.5 h of symptoms onset. Decompressive craniectomy (DC) has been  shown  as an effective  therapeutic  modality in malignant  middle cerebral  artery (MCA) ...  Read More

Fatigue, depression, and physical impairment in multiple sclerosis.

Mojtaba Azimian; Azam Shahvarughi-Farahani; Mahdi Rahgozar; Masoud Etemadifar; Zahra Nasr

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 105-107

  Background: Fatigue, depression, and physical impairment are common  among  multiple  sclerosis (MS) patients. The aim  of  this  study was to  determine  the   relationship between depression,  physical impairment,  and  fatigue  in an Iranian MS cohort.Methods: Fifty consecutive  relapsing-remitting ...  Read More