Volume 22 (2023)
Volume 21 (2022)
Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Special Articles
Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy; What a neurologist may be asked for?

Bahaadin Siroos; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 57-63

  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common chronic autoimmune demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) which preferentially involves young women in early child bearing age. Opposite to traditional view emphasized on discouraging female patients from enduring pregnancy, recent investigations ...  Read More

Special Articles
Correlation of multiple sclerosis (MS) incidence trends with solar and geomagnetic indices: Time to revise the method of reporting MS epidemiological data.

Fahimeh Abdollahi; Seyed Aidin Sajedi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 64-49

  Background:Recently, we introduced solar related geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) as a potential environmental risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to test probable correlation between solar activities and GMD with long-term variations of MS incidence.Methods:After a systematic ...  Read More

Special Articles
Interleukin-6, a reliable prognostic factor for ischemic stroke.

Sheyda Shaafi; Ehsan Sharifipour; Rouhollah Rahmanifar; SeyedShamseddin Hejazi; Sasan Andalib; Masoud Nikanfar; Behzad Baradarn; Robab Mehdizadeh

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 70-76

  Background: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is one of the inflammatory mediators characterized by elevated levels in ischemic stroke (IS) patients. The present study set out to assess the role of IL-6, as a marker for inflammation, in the severity and prognosis of acute IS.Methods:In a cross-sectional descriptive ...  Read More

Special Articles
Brain areas impaired in oral and verbal apraxic patients.

Fariba Yadegari; Mojtaba Azimian; Mahdi Rahgozar; Babak Shekarchi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 77-82

  Background: As both oral and verbal apraxia are related  to vocal orofacial musculature, this study aimed at identifying brain regions impaired in cases with oral and verbal apraxia.Methods:  In  this non-experimental  study,  46  left  brain damaged subjects (17 females)  aged  23–84  years,  ...  Read More

Special Articles
The assessment of pragmatics in Iranian patients with right brain damage.

Davood Sobhani-Rad; Askar Ghorbani; Hassan Ashayeri; Shohereh Jalaei; Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 83-87

  Background: Pragmatics is appropriate use of language across a variety of social contexts  that  provides accurate interpretation   of   intentions.   The   occurrence    of   the right hemisphere lesions can interfere with pragmatic abilities, and particularly with the processing of nonliteral ...  Read More

Special Articles
Parkinsonism associated with multiple sclerosis: A report of eight new cases and a review on the literature.

Masoud Etemadifar; Farshid Afshar; Zahra Nasr; Mohsen Kheradmand

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 88-93

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease  that affects  the  central  nervous system. Except tremor, other movement disorders such as Parkinsonism are less frequent  in MS. However, some investigations  have shown inflammatory and autoimmune aspects of Parkinson’s ...  Read More

Special Articles
Comparison of the health-related quality of life between epileptic patients with partial and generalized seizure.

Nahid Ashjazadeh; Golnaz Yadollahikhales; Anaheed Ayoobzadehshirazi; Nazanin Sadraii; Negin Hadi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 94-100

  Background: Epilepsy is defined as recurrent unprovoked febrile  seizures, which  cause  disability in patients.  This study  aims  to  assess  the  health-related  quality-of-life (QOL) in epileptic patients in Fars Province, southern  Iran.Methods: One-hundred epileptic  patients, above ...  Read More

Special Articles
Decompressive craniectomy after unsuccessful intravenous thrombolysis of malignant cerebral infarction.

Humain Baharvahdat; Hamid Etemadrezaie; Samira Zabyhian; Zahra Valipour; Babak Ganjeifar; Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Mirzaye; Payam Sasannejad; Kavian Ghandehari

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 101-104

  Background:  Intravenous  recombinant  tissue plasminogen  activator  (rt-PA) is an approved  treatment for acute ischemic stroke within 4.5 h of symptoms onset. Decompressive craniectomy (DC) has been  shown  as an effective  therapeutic  modality in malignant  middle cerebral  artery (MCA) ...  Read More

Special Articles
Fatigue, depression, and physical impairment in multiple sclerosis.

Mojtaba Azimian; Azam Shahvarughi-Farahani; Mahdi Rahgozar; Masoud Etemadifar; Zahra Nasr

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2014, Pages 105-107

  Background: Fatigue, depression, and physical impairment are common  among  multiple  sclerosis (MS) patients. The aim  of  this  study was to  determine  the   relationship between depression,  physical impairment,  and  fatigue  in an Iranian MS cohort.Methods: Fifty consecutive  relapsing-remitting ...  Read More