Original Article
1. Lower limb motor function and hip muscle weakness in stroke survivors and their relationship with pelvic tilt, weight-bearing asymmetry, and gait speed: A cross-sectional study

Vishakha Darak; Suruliraj Karthikbabu

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3275

Abstract
  Background: Poor motor recovery of hip muscles affect the walking post-stroke. The study objective was to examine how lower extremity motor function and hip muscle weakness are related to weight-bearing asymmetry (WBA), excessive pelvic tilt, and gait speed in stroke survivors. Methods: Eighty patients ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Complications of therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with neurological disorders

Mahdieh Afzali; Shahram Oveisgharan; Sahebeh Rajabkhah; Siamak Abdi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 8-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3282

Abstract
  Background: Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is the treatment of choice for many neurologic disorders. The safety of this procedure is a major concern for physicians. The aim of this study was to determine the complications of TPE in patients with neurologic disorders at a tertiary referral hospital. ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Validation of Persian Individualized Neuromuscular Quality of Life in patients with muscular dystrophies

Kamyar Moradi; Shirin Jamal-Omidi; Maryam Masoudi; Sayna Bagheri; Shahriar Nafissi; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 13-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3284

Abstract
  Background: Neuromuscular disorders affect physical and mental aspects of a patient and in other words alter the patients’ quality of life (QOL). In the present study, we investigated the validity and reliability of the Persian version of Individualized Neuromuscular QOL (INQOL) to provide a better ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Language development in Iranian children with epilepsy

Hamid Nemati; Maryam Jalalipour; Shadi Niliyeh; Behjat Maneshian

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 20-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3286

Abstract
  Background: Epilepsy is the most common pediatric neurologic disease accompanying with psychosocial delays causing a child’s isolation from the society. Developmental language delays are among the most common complaints of children with epilepsy. In the current study, verbal skills and expressive ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Association between single nucleotide polymorphisms rs12722489 and multiple sclerosis in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis

Habib Ahmadi; Vahid Reza Yassaee; Reza Mirfakhraie; Feyzollah Hashemi-Gorji

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 26-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3287

Abstract
  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex incurable neurodegenerative disease featuring demyelination of neurons, resulting in impairment of neuron impulses. Recently, an association of two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) (rs2104286 and rs12722489) in interleukin 2 receptor subunit alpha ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Recognition of emotions expressed on the face impairments in Parkinson’s disease

Kaveh Shafiei; Mohammad Ali Shafa; Forugh Mohammadi; Ali Arabpour

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 32-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3288

Abstract
  Background: Facial emotion recognition (FER) is a complex process, involving many brain circuits, including the basal ganglia that its motor involvement causes Parkinson's disease (PD). The previous studies used different tools for assessment of FER in PD. There is a discrepancy between the results of ...  Read More

Short Communication
7. The relationship between problem-solving ability and fatigue severity in people with multiple sclerosis

Seyed Alireza Derakhshanrad; Emily Piven

Volume 19, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, Pages 36-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/ijnl.v19i1.3289

Abstract
  Background: The literature speculates that there may be a relationship between cognitive capacities and levels of fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), which has been under reported. This study has investigated one aspect of cognition by evaluating the association between problem-solving ability ...  Read More