Volume 21 (2022)
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Adding erythropoietin to intravenous methylprednisolone in acute treatment of attacks of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: A randomized controlled trial

Maryam Shafaei; Fereshteh Ghadiri; Amirreza Azimi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Mahdi Hakiminezhad; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 201-205

  Background: Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that prompts immediate potent treatment. Delaying treatment could leave debilitating sequelae. As erythropoietin (EPO) has shown neuroprotective effects, we studied the effects of adding ...  Read More

Clinical, demographic characteristics, and treatment protocols of optic neuropathies: Three-year follow-up experiences from a tertiary hospital in Turkey

Burcu Taskiran Kandeger; Ozlem Tok; Levent Tok

Volume 21, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 170-177

  Background: This study was conducted to review the demographic and clinical characteristics, treatment protocols, and visual outcomes of patients with optic neuropathy.Methods: This historical cohort study analyzed the clinical features of 91 patients with optic neuropathy followed up for three years ...  Read More

Simultaneous screening for antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein and aquaporin-4 in patients with optic neuritis using cell-based assay

Durgadevi Parthasarathy; Kulandai Lily Therese; Selvakumar Ambika; Selvi Krishnan; Durga Priyadarshini Santhakumar

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 29-34


  Background: This study was aimed to test simultaneous detection of antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)/aquaporin‑4 (AQP4) in serum samples of patients with clinically-diagnosed optic neuritis (ON), by fixed cell-based immunofluorescence assay (CBIFA).Methods: The study involved ...  Read More