1. Journal Index

Iranian journal of neurology Iranian journal of neurology

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016

Abstract
  Official journal of Iranian Neurological Association  Read More

Original Article
2. A combined exercise model for ‎improving muscle strength, balance, ‎walking distance, and motor agility ‎in multiple sclerosis patients: A ‎randomized clinical trial

Bahram Sangelaji; Mohammadreza Kordi; Farzaneh Banihashemi; Seyed Massood Nabavi; Sara Khodadadeh

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 111-120

Abstract
  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease with a variety of signs and symptoms. Exercise therapy has been shown to improve physical functions in MS. However, questions about an optimal exercise therapy remain. In this regard, we suggest a combined exercise therapy including aerobic ...  Read More

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3. The correlation between dietary fat ‎intake and blood pressure among ‎people with spinal cord injury

Hadis Sabour; Abbas Norouzi-Javidan; Zahra Soltani; Seyede Azemat Mousavifar; Sahar Latifi; Seyed Hassan Emami-Razavi; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 121-127

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  Background: Studies have demonstrated the effect of different dietary fats on blood pressure (BP) in general population. However, these associations have not yet been described in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).Methods: Referred patients to Brain and SCI Research Center between 2011 and 2014 have ...  Read More

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4. Validation of the Persian version of ‎the dysphagia handicap index in ‎patients with neurological disorders

Ebrahim Barzegar-Bafrooei; Jalal Bakhtiary; Ahmad Reza Khatoonabadi; Saman Maroufizadeh; Mojtaba Fathali

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 128-132

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  Background: Dysphagia as a common condition affecting many aspects of the patient’s life. The Dysphagia Handicap Index (DHI) is a reliable self-reported questionnaire developed specifically to measure the impact of dysphagia on the patient’s quality of life. The aim of this study was to translate ...  Read More

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5. Prevalence of Intracranial Artery Stenosis in Iranian Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke using Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography

Abdolhamid Shariat; Leila Niknam; Sadegh Izadi; Alireza Salehi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 133-139

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  Background: The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of intracranial artery stenosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke in Iran.Methods: A total of 169 patients with acute ischemic stroke were eligible to participate and were enrolled in this study from January 2012 to February 2013. All ...  Read More

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6. A single-subject study to evaluate ‎the inhibitory repetitive transcranial ‎magnetic stimulation combined ‎with traditional dysphagia‎ therapy in patients with‎ post-stroke dysphagia

Leila Ghelichi; Mohammad Taghi Joghataei; Shohreh Jalaie; Noureddin Nakhostin-Ansari; Bijan Forogh; Masoud Mehrpour

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 140-145

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  Background: Post-stroke dysphagia is common and is associated with the development of pneumonia. To investigate the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with traditional dysphagia therapy (TDT) on swallowing function in patients with post-stroke dysphagia.Methods: In ...  Read More

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7. Study of atherogenic lipid profile, ‎high sensitive C-reactive protein ‎neurological deficit and short-term ‎outcome in stroke subtypes

Aparna Pandey; Amit Shrivastava; Ashok Solanki

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 146-152

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  Background: Stroke is one of the most frequent causes of death and disability worldwide and has significant clinical and socioeconomic impact. Hyperlipidemia and inflammation play major roles in atherothrombosis and in stroke. This study is conducted to compare the high sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) ...  Read More

Review Article
8. Temporal plus epilepsy: Anatomo-electroclinical subtypes

René Andrade Machado; Vanessa Benjumea-Cuartas

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 153-163

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  Background: Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a remediable epileptic syndrome. About 40% of patients continue to have seizures after standard temporal lobectomy. It has been suggested that some of these patients could actually suffer from a more complex epileptogenic network. Because a few papers ...  Read More

Review Article
9. Population attributable fraction of ‎modifiable risk factors for ‎Alzheimer disease: A systematic ‎review of systematic reviews

Narjes Hazar; Leila Seddigh; Zahra Rampisheh; Marzieh Nojomi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 164-172

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  Background: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. Demonstrating the modifiable risk factors of AD can help to plan for prevention of this disease. The aim of the current review was to characterize modifiable cardiovascular risk factors of AD using existing data and determine ...  Read More

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15. Assessment of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency among Iraqi multiple ‎sclerosis patients by echo color Doppler Sonography

Hayder Kadhum Hassoun; Riyadh W Al-Essawi; Taki Tiraihi; Z Allebban; Nagham Al-Jussani

Volume 15, Issue 3 , Summer 2016

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  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory dissemination disease affecting the central nervous system, immunological reaction is the main underlying cause according to description by Jean Martin Charcot. Recently, chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency ( CCSVI) has been considered ...  Read More