1. Cost-effectiveness of ocrelizumab for treatment of Iranian patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis

Nayyereh Ayati; Saeed Taheri; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Shekoufeh Nikfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 July 2021

  Background: The current study desired to conduct an economic analysis on ocrelizumab (OCR), a new relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) treatment strategy, in comparison to natalizumab (NTL), as one of the mostly-used disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) in Iran. Methods: A 31-health-state Markov model, based ...  Read More

2. Evaluation of sexual self-efficacy and sexual function in women with multiple sclerosis in Mashhad, Iran, in 2019: A cross-sectional study

Elham Manouchehri; Morteza Saeedi; Khadijeh Mirzaei-Najmabadi

Volume 20, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 23-31


  Background: In chronic illnesses, sexual dysfunction (SD) is one of the most prevalent complaints. Sexual self-efficacy (SSE) is an individual’s beliefs about his/her ability to perform an effective sexual function and be favorable to their partner. The aim of the present study was to assess SSE ...  Read More

3. Prevalence of depression among Iranian patients with myasthenia gravis during 2017-2018

Kiana Amani; Payam Sarraf; Alireza Abkhoo; Abbas Tafakhori; Farzad Fatehi; Sama Bitarafan; Elmira Agah; Mamak Shariat

Volume 19, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 162-166


  Background: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic neuromuscular disease, which physically and mentally affects the patient’s life, with depression being one of the most important psychological complications in these patients. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of depression and its associated ...  Read More

4. A study of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in an inpatient video-electroencephalography monitoring service in Tabriz, northwest of Iran

Mazyar Hashemilar; Saeid Charsouei; Darioush Savadi-Oskouei; Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi; Mohammad Farzipour

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 107-111


  Background: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are manifested as paroxysmal alterations in motor, sensory, autonomic, and/or cognitive and behavioral signs and symptoms, without associated ictal epileptiform discharges. A misdiagnosis of PNES as epilepsy results in a prolonged and unnecessary ...  Read More

5. Association of helicobacter pylori with multiple sclerosis: Protective or risk factor?

Omid Mirmosayyeb; Mahdi Barzegar; Nasim Nehzat; Soroush Najdaghi; Behnaz Ansari; Vahid Shaygannejad

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 59-66


  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common autoimmune inflammatory disease in the central nervous system (CNS) without exact pathology. Environmental factors such as infections have a causal or protective role in MS. Helicobacter pylori (HP) is one of the infections in digestive diseases and previous ...  Read More

6. Recognition of emotions expressed on the face impairments in Parkinson’s disease

Kaveh Shafiei; Mohammad Ali Shafa; Forugh Mohammadi; Ali Arabpour

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 32-35


  Background: Facial emotion recognition (FER) is a complex process, involving many brain circuits, including the basal ganglia that its motor involvement causes Parkinson's disease (PD). The previous studies used different tools for assessment of FER in PD. There is a discrepancy between the results of ...  Read More

7. Language development in Iranian children with epilepsy

Hamid Nemati; Maryam Jalalipour; Shadi Niliyeh; Behjat Maneshian

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 20-25


  Background: Epilepsy is the most common pediatric neurologic disease accompanying with psychosocial delays causing a child’s isolation from the society. Developmental language delays are among the most common complaints of children with epilepsy. In the current study, verbal skills and expressive ...  Read More