Original Article
1. The pathologic and diagnostic in magnetic resonance imaging of brain and cervical spine of patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Roshanak Mehdipour-Dastjerdi; Fereshteh Ashtari; Vahid Shaygannejad; Marjan Mansourian; Ali Safaei

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 58-63

Abstract
  Background: Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disease (NMOSD) is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disorder that involves central nervous system (CNS) with high affinity for involvement of optic nerve and spinal cord. In current study, due to high prevalence of NMOSD in Isfahan, Iran, we have aimed to ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Evaluation of the risk of cervical cancer in patients with Multiple Sclerosis treated with cytotoxic agents: A cohort study

Rozita Doosti; Mansoureh Togha; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Aida Aghsaei; Amir Reza Azimi; Saeideh Khorramnia; Zahra Moinfar; Fereshteh Ensani; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Alireza Minagar; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 64-70

Abstract
  Background: Since most patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) are women, the present study aimed to determine whether treatment of patients with MS by cytotoxic agents is associated with an increased risk of cervical dysplasia. Cancer screening is often neglected in the chronic diseases ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Serum leptin levels in Iranian patients with Parkinson's disease

Mehri Salari; Mahdi Barzegar; Masoud Etemadifar; Omid Mirmosayyeb

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 71-77

Abstract
  Background: Parkinson's disease (PD), the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder, has been related with weight loss and energy balance. Some studies showed that leptin might be playing an important role in satiety, energy balance and immune response. The aim of this study was to evaluate serum ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Evaluating the relationship between emotional intelligence and cognitive disorders in patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Mahsa Owji; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Maryam Bidadian; Fereshteh Ghadiri; Farnaz Etesam; Amirreza Azimi; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 78-81

Abstract
  Background: Emotional intelligence refers to a process through which an individual is not only capable of understanding his/her/others’ emotions, but also is able to manage them. Emotional intelligence can get disturbed due to different neurological diseases. Since cognition and emotion are directly ...  Read More

Short Communication
5. Investigating related factors with mortality rate in patients with postoperative meningitis: One longitudinal fallow-up study in Iran

Arezoo Chouhdari; Kaveh Ebrahimzadeh; Omidvar Rezaei; Mohammad Samadian; Giv Sharifi; Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 82-85

Abstract
  Background: Postoperative meningitis (POM) is the most dreaded cause of morbidity and mortality in neurosurgery patients. This study aimed to identify incidence and mortality rate as well as related factors to outcome in patients with POM.Methods: This descriptive longitudinal study conducted on patients ...  Read More

Clinical Notes
8. Interferon beta-1b-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) in a patient treated for multiple sclerosis: A case report

Masoud Etemadifar; Fatemeh Sabeti; Mehri Salari

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 91-94

Abstract
  Interferon beta-1b-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) in a patient treated for multiple sclerosis: A case report  Read More

Clinical Notes
9. Polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal protein, skin changes (POEMS) syndrome complicated by ischemic stroke: A case report

Reza Boostani; Zahra Baghestani

Volume 17, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 95-96

Abstract
  Polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal protein, skin changes (POEMS) syndrome complicated by ischemic stroke: A case report  Read More