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)
Fear of re-infection, relapse, and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic in patients with multiple sclerosis: A multi-center study

Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Saeed Vaheb; Sara Hamtaei-Ghashti; Aysa Shaygannejad; Mozhdeh Askari; Vahid Shaygannejad; Mohmmad Ali Sahraian; Mahsa Ghajarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 March 2023

  Background: Fear of relapse and re-infection during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic can affect people with chronic relapsing diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS). We evaluated fear of re-infection, anxiety, and relapse during the COVID-19 pandemic in Iranian people with MS.Methods: ...  Read More

The effect of body mass index on the morbidity and outcomes of COVID-19 in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis

Nasim Rezaeimanesh; Naghmeh Abbasi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Amirreza Azimi; Soodeh Razeghi-Jahromi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 23-29

  Background: It seems that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are at a higher risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) implications due to being subjected to immunomodulatory or immunosuppressive treatments. Besides, obesity as a risk factor may lead to more adverse consequences. The relationship ...  Read More

Assessment of COVID-19 vaccine attitude in people with multiple sclerosis, its correlation with demographic factors, and fear of coronavirus: A cross-sectional survey

Mohammad Reza Fattahi; Arad Iranmehr; Roghayyeh Saeedi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Rozita Doosti; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 230-235

  Background: Despite special global considerations which have been made to prioritize vaccination of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), some are reluctant to get vaccinated. This study was aimed to evaluate the attitude toward coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) vaccine and its probable correlations.Methods: ...  Read More

Transient global amnesia after COVID-19: A systematic scoping review of case reports

Mohsen Farjoud-Kouhanjani; Mohammad Shafie’ei; Mohammad Hossein Taghrir; Zahra Akbari; Seyed Mohammad Amir Hashemi; Zahra Eghlidos; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi; Abbas Rahimi-Jaberi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 244-250

  Background: Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a sudden-onset transient memory impairment along with intact neurologic examinations. Even though it is a benign neurologic condition with many differential diagnoses, the incidence rate of TGA is reported to have increased since the onset of the pandemic. ...  Read More

The perspective of Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis on the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Fereshteh Ghadiri; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Amirreza Azimi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 151-155

  Background: Now that the majority of the population has been immunized with two-dose vaccines, debates over the third booster dose have been raised. We studied the viewpoint of cases with multiple sclerosis (MS) on this matter.Methods: In a cross-sectional study, a google form containing questions about ...  Read More

Implementing coronavirus disease 2019 scale-up registry protocol in national multiple sclerosis registry system of Iran

Sharareh Eskandarieh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 20, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 241-245


  Background: The national multiple sclerosis (MS) registry is aimed at monitoring and improving quality of care and providing feedback to improve health outcomes by systematic recording of data. In 2018, the nationwide MS registry of Iran (NMSRI) was initiated for collecting epidemiological data and information ...  Read More

Prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 in patients with neuromyelitis optica in Isfahan, Iran, and a review on recent reports and literature

Masoud Etemadifar; Mehri Salari; Zahra Aminzade; Sara Ebrahimi; Sepand Tehrani-Fateh

Volume 20, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 139-145


  Background: Despite many studies, it is still unclear how patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) would respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We conducted a research on prevalence of COVID-19 in patients with NMOSD in Isfahan, Iran. We have also reviewed the recent publications ...  Read More

Myasthenia gravis and coronavirus disease 2019: A report from Iran

Masoud Etemadifar; Mahsa Akafzadeh-Savari; Mehri Salari; Amirhossein Akhavan Sigari; Sara Ebrahimi-Pelarti; Nahad Sedaghat; Koorosh Etemad

Volume 20, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 162-165


  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly and has affected millions of people worldwide. Comorbid diseases have complicated the course of infection and increased mortality. Myasthenia gravis (MG) affects the neuromuscular junctions (NMJs) and can compromise respiratory muscle ...  Read More

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and seizure: An insight into the pathophysiologic mechanisms

Shima Zareh-Shahamati; Mahyar Noorbakhsh; Hadi Digaleh; Behnam Safarpour-Lima

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 43-48


  Based on previous studies, seizure has been reported to accompany coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Underlying mechanisms are those leading to the direct central nervous system (CNS) invasion through hematogenous spread or trans-synaptic retrograde invasion, causing meningoencephalitis. On the other ...  Read More

Guillain-Barre syndrome in patients with coronavirus disease-2019: Report of six cases and review of literature

Ali Asghar Okhovat; Behnaz Ansari; Helia Hemasian; Bahram Haghi-Ashtiani; Soroor Advani; Bentolhoda Ziaadini; Siamak Abdi; Hajir Sikaroudi; Shahriar Nafissi; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 19, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 122-130


  Background: Few studies have reported the association of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection. In this study, we reported GBS in six patients infected with COVID-19 and reviewed all existing literature about GBS in association with COVID-19. Methods: This study ...  Read More