Original Article
1. Identification of retention strategies for neurosurgeons in Iran: Results from expert panels

Sima Rafiei; Sina Abdollahzadeh; Fariba Hashemi; Mohammad Ranjbar

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 55-61

Abstract
  Background: The key challenge is how to encourage and retain health professionals in their work location. There is a list of policy options for this purpose but applying an appropriate and effective set of strategies requires a country level research. Our study aimed to identify retention strategies ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Acute management of stroke in Iran: Obstacles and solutions

Shima Shahjouei; Reza Bavarsad-Shahripour; Farhad Assarzadegan; Reza Rikhtegar; Masoud Mehrpour; Babak Zamani; Georgios Tsivgoulis; Andrei Alexandrov; Anne Alexandrov; Ramin Zand

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 62-71

Abstract
  Background: Stroke is among the leading causes of mortality and permanent disability in the world. Iran is located in the stroke belt and has a high age-adjusted stroke incidence rate. In this multistep prospective qualitative study, we aimed at investigating the status and challenges of stroke management ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Modified Atkins diet in adult with refractory epilepsy: A controlled randomized clinical trial

Mohammad Zare; Ali Asghar Okhovat; Ahmad Esmaillzadeh; Jafar Mehvari; Mohammad Reza Najafi; Mohammad Saadatnia

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 72-77

Abstract
  Background: The usefulness of the modified Atkins diet (mAD) in refractory epilepsy in adults has been rarely investigated. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of mAD in adult with refractory epilepsy. Methods: In a controlled randomized clinical trial, we enrolled 66 refractory adult epileptic cases ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Atherogenic indices in stroke patients: A retrospective study

Rajaragupathy Sujatha; Subramanian Kavitha

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 78-82

Abstract
  Background: Stroke makes a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although derangements in the lipid profile have been suggested as a risk factor for the development of stroke, various studies show inconsistent results on the association between lipid profile and stroke. A very few studies ...  Read More

Review Article
5. S100 B: A new concept in neurocritical care

Omidvar Rezaei; Hossein Pakdaman; Kurosh Gharehgozli; Leila Simani; Amir Vahedian-Azimi; Sina Asadi; Zahra Sahraei; Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 83-89

Abstract
  After brain injuries, concentrations of some brain markers such as S100B protein in serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are correlated with the severity and outcome of brain damage. To perform an updated review of S100B roles in human neurocritical care domain, an electronic literature search was carried ...  Read More

Review Article
6. Prevalence of familial multiple sclerosis in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mahmood Moosazadeh; Ravanbakhsh Esmaeili; Mohammad Mehdi Nasehi; Ghasem Abedi; Mahdi Afshari; Fereshteh Farshidi; Motahareh Kheradmand

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 90-95

Abstract
  Background: Familial history of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been considered as one of the etiologic factors of MS by several studies. It is valuable to combine the results of these studies. The aim of this study is to estimate the pooled prevalence of familial MS in Iran using meta-analysis. Methods: ...  Read More

Letter to the Editor
7. The unexpected finding of a hemangioblastoma on the cerebellum of a patient undergoing treatment with natalizumab for multiple sclerosis

Yara Dadalti Fragoso; Joseph Bruno Bidin Brooks; Mateus Reghin Neto

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 96-97

Abstract
  The unexpected finding of a hemangioblastoma on the cerebellum of a patient undergoing treatment with natalizumab for multiple sclerosis  Read More

Letter to the Editor
8. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy misdiagnosed as myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of literature

Omid Aryani; Mohammadreza Akbari; Masoud Aghsaei-Fard; Arash Mirmohammad-Sadeghi; Samira Yadegari

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 98-99

Abstract
  Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy misdiagnosed as myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of literature  Read More

12. Journal Index

Iranian journal of neurology Iranian journal of neurology

Volume 16, Issue 2 , Spring 2017

Abstract
  Iranian journal of neurology Iranian journal of neurology  Read More