Original Article
1. The efficacy of the ketogenic diet on motor functions in Parkinson’s disease: A rat ‎model

Sheida Shaafi; Safa Najmi; Hamed Aliasgharpour; Javad Mahmoudi; Saeed Sadigh-Etemad; Mahdi Farhoudi; Negar Baniasadi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 63-69

Abstract
  Background: The ketogenic diet (KD), high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein, provides sufficient protein but insufficient carbohydrates for all the metabolic needs of the body. KD has been known as a therapeutic manner intractable epilepsy. In recent years, the effectiveness of KD drew attention ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Diagnostic value of median nerve ‎ultrasonography for screening of ‎carpal tunnel syndrome in‏ ‏hypothyroid patients: A ‎cross-sectional study

Masoud Mehrpour; Zahra Mirzaasgari; Mohammad Rohani; Mahdi Safdarian

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 70-74

Abstract
  Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common peripheral entrapment neuropathy in patients with hypothyroid. The diagnosis of CTS is usually clinical and confirmed by electrodiagnostic (EDX) procedures. This study aimed to describe the diagnostic accuracy of high-resolution ultrasonography (US) ...  Read More

Original Article
3. The assessment of proinflammatory ‎cytokines in the patients with the ‎history of cerebral venous sinus ‎thrombosis

Farnaz Akbari; Askar Ghorbani; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 75-79

Abstract
  Background: Evidence is accumulating that venous thromboembolism is not limited to coagulation system and immune system seems to be involved in formation and resolution of thrombus. Some studies have demonstrated the role of inflammatory factors in deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of limbs; however, there ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Association between Ala379Val ‎polymorphism of lipoprotein-‎associated phospholipase ‎A2 and migraine without ‎aura in Iranian population

Faraidoon Haghdoost; Mahsa Gharzi; Farough Faez; Elinaz Hosseinzadeh; Mohamadhasan Tajaddini; Laleh Rafiei; Fatemeh Asgari; Mahboobeh Banihashemi; Samaneh Sadat Masjedi; Alireza Zandifar; Shaghayegh Haghjooy-Javanmard

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 80-84

Abstract
  Background: Migraine is a common neurovascular disorder with multifactorial and polygenic inheritance. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of a migraine without aura and Ala379Val polymorphism of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) gene in the Iranian population.Methods: ...  Read More

Review Article
5. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mimic ‎syndromes

Majid Ghasemi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 85-91

Abstract
  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) misdiagnosis has many broad implications for the patient and the neurologist. Potentially curative treatments exist for certain ALS mimic syndromes, but delay in starting these therapies may have an unfavorable effect on outcome. Hence, it is important to exclude similar ...  Read More

Short Communication
6. A case-series study of cerebral venous thrombosis in women using short course oral ‎contraceptive

Payam Khomand; Kambiz Hassanzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 92-95

Abstract
  Background: We report a case series of cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT) in women who used oral contraceptive pill (OCP) in the Muslims Ramadan and fasting month.Methods: This study was a retrospective case series of 9 patients with diagnosis of CVT, who admitted in the neurology ward of Tohid Hospital ...  Read More

Short Communication
7. Assessment of cerebral venous sinus ‎thrombosis using T2*-weighted ‎gradient echo magnetic resonance ‎imaging sequences

Fatemeh Bidar; Fariborz Faeghi; Askar Ghorbani

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 96-99

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the advantages of gradient echo (GRE) sequences in the detection and characterization of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis compared to conventional magnetic resonance sequences.Methods: A total of 17 patients with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) ...  Read More

Short Communication
8. Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures in ‎adult neurology clinics in southern ‎Iran: A survey of neurologists

Ali Asadi-Pooya

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, Pages 100-102

Abstract
  Background: We investigated the perceptions of the neurologists practicing in Fars province in Southern Iran about psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES); their diagnostic processes and management strategies.Methods: In this survey, all neurologists participating at the annual meeting of neurologists ...  Read More

12. Journal Index

Iranian journal of neurology Iranian journal of neurology

Volume 15, Issue 2 , Spring 2016

Abstract
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