Special Articles
1. Neurological manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome(s): A review.

Marco Castori; Nicol C Voermans

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 190-208

Abstract
  The term "Ehlers-Danlos syndrome" (EDS) groups together an increasing number of heritable connective tissue disorders mainly featuring joint hypermobility and related complications, dermal dysplasia with abnormal skin texture and repair, and variable range of the hollow organ and vascular dysfunctions. ...  Read More

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2. What is Susac syndrome? - A brief review of articles.

Ferdos Nazari; Amirreza Azimi; Siamak Abdi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 209-214

Abstract
  Susac's syndrome (SS) is a clinical triad of encephalopathy, branch retinal artery occlusion and sensorineural hearing loss and maybe due to an immune-mediated endotheliopathy. Because of its rarity and some similarities to other common neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and acute disseminated ...  Read More

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3. A comparison of risk factors and severity of ischemic stroke in female and male genders in North-West Iran: A cross-sectional study.

Mahnaz Talebi; Mohammad Ghertasi; Aliakbar Taheraghdam; Sasan Andalib; Ehsan Sharifipour

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 215-219

Abstract
  Background:  Gender  difference  has  been   reported  in stroke  risk factors  and  disease  history. The aim  of this study  was  to  compare  risk factors  and  the  severity  of ischemic stroke based  upon  modified Rankin Scale (mRS) and hospital mortality between two genders.Methods: ...  Read More

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4. Deep brain stimulation and responsiveness of the Persian version of Parkinson's disease questionnaire with 39-items.

Gholam Ali Shahidi; Zeinab Ghaempanah; Yasaman Khalili; Marzieh Nojomi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 220-225

Abstract
  Background:  Assessment  of quality-of-life (QOF) as  an outcome   measure   after  deep   brain  stimulation   (DBS) surgery in patients  with Parkinson’s disease  (PD) need  a valid, reliable and responsive  instrument. The aim of the current   study   was   to   determine   ...  Read More

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5. Comparison of intima-media thickness of common and internal carotid arteries of patients with ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Ali Moghtaderi; Sharareh Sanei-Sistani; Ghassem Abdollahi; Hamid Dahmardeh

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 226-230

Abstract
  Background: Role of atherosclerosis  in the pathogenesis of ischemic and hemorrhagic  infarctions is still matter  of debate. Intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid  artery (CCA) and  internal  carotid  artery (ICA) are markers of atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to compare  ...  Read More

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6. Predicting in-hospital mortality in Iranian patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage.

Babak Bakhshayesh; Mozaffar Hosseininezhad; Seyed Mohammad Seyed Saadat; Morvarid Hajmanuchehri; Ehsan Kazemnezhad; Amir-Reza Ghayeghran

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 231-236

Abstract
  Background: Intracerebral  hemorrhage (ICH) is the  most fatal subtype  of stroke.  Despite  limited effective therapy, there  is no  accepted clinical grading  scale to  predict  in- hospital  mortality,  especially  in developing  nations.  The purpose  of this study was to assess the  ...  Read More

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7. The relationship between stroke mortality and red blood cell parameters.

Hamidreza Hatamian; Alia Saberi; Matin Pourghasem

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 237-240

Abstract
  Background: Several factors influence on the outcome  of ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was determination the relationship  between stroke mortality and red blood cell parameters.Methods: This cross-sectional  study was conducted  from 2011 July to June 2012. For all patients with ischemic ...  Read More

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8. Presenting features of idiopathic versus secondary restless legs syndrome in pregnancy.

Shahnaz Miri; Mohammad Rohani; Mansoureh Vahdat; Maryam Kashanian; Elaheh Sariri; Babak Zamani; Gholam Ali Shahidi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 241-244

Abstract
  Background: Restless legs  syndrome  (RLS)  is the  most common movement disorder in pregnancy, which can be idiopathic  or secondary. There are  limited  comparative data  regarding  these  two forms of RLS.  The aim of this study was to compare  clinical features  of idiopathic  and secondary ...  Read More

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9. Changing cerebral blood flow in normal pressure hydrocephalus after the tap test can predict clinical improvement.

Behnaz Sedighi; Kaveh Shafiee; Rostam Seifaldini; As'ad Abdi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 245-249

Abstract
  Background: Restless legs  syndrome  (RLS)  is the  most common movement disorder in pregnancy, which can be idiopathic  or secondary. There are  limited  comparative data  regarding  these  two forms of RLS.  The aim of this study was to compare  clinical features  of idiopathic  and secondary ...  Read More

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10. Quantitative oculomotor findings in migrainous patients.

Sara Momtaz; Fahimeh Hajiabolhassan; Mansoureh Togha; Shohre Jalaie; Amir Almasi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 250-252

Abstract
  Background: Neurotologic signs and symptoms, especially vestibular symptoms are common in migrainous patients. Involvement of the visual system in migrainures has received a great deal of attention in recent years, but the oculomotor part of the visual system has been largely ignored. The goal of this ...  Read More