Volume 22 (2023)
Volume 21 (2022)
Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 13 (2014)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Original Article
Clinical outcome of thymectomy in myasthenia gravis patients: A report from Iran

Benyamin Seyfari; Farzad Fatehi; Abolfazl Shojaiefard; Mehdi Jafari; Ali Ghorbani-Abdehgah; Shirzad Nasiri; Aidin Yaghoobi-Notash; Behnam Molavi; Amir Hossein Latif; Reza Eslamian; Ali Mir; Ahmadreza Soroush

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 1-5

  Background: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease affecting acetylcholine postsynaptic receptor of voluntary muscles. Thymectomy is done in these patients and is a mainstay in the treatment of MG; however, the long-term result of surgery is still controversial. This study dealt with the investigation ...  Read More

Original Article
Demographic features and clinical characteristics of patients with Parkinson’s disease in Isfahan, Iran

Mehri Salari; Omid Mirmosayyeb; Masoud Etemadifar; Vahid Shaygannejad; Fariborz Khorvash; Mohammad Reza Najafi; Fereshteh Ashtari; Ahmad Chitsaz

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 6-10

  Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder. Its worldwide incidence rate varies between 18 and 418 cases per 100000 annually. This cross-sectional study was carried out with the aim to identify the clinical characteristics and demographic features of a ...  Read More

Original Article
Effectiveness and safety of omega-3 fatty acids for the prevention of ischemic complications following carotid artery stenting: An early terminated pilot study

Farzaneh Foroughinia; Elaheh Jamshidi; Haniyeh Javanmardi; Anahid Safari; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 11-17

  Background: We aimed to study the possible beneficial effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in carotid artery stenting (CAS) procedure for decreasing post-procedural ischemic complications. Although previous evidence demonstrated that omega-3 PUFAs, present in fish oil, can significantly ...  Read More

Original Article
Normative data for the Pyramids and Palm Trees Test in literate Persian adults

Azar Mehri; Seyede Zohreh Mousavi; Mohammad Kamali; Saman Maroufizadeh

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 18-23

  Background: Semantic test of Pyramids and Palm Trees (PPT) is the most common test for assessing memory. Since this test is related to language and culture, normative data in different populations are needed.Methods: This study was conducted on 270 literate men and women Persian adults aged from 20 to ...  Read More

Original Article
Transdifferentiation of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells

Nazem Ghasemi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 24-30

  Background: Stem cell-based therapy is a new method for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Human adipose-derived stem cells (hADSCs) are a kind of adult stem cells which have a higher frequency in the fat tissue and have the ability to differentiate into other ...  Read More

Original Article
Prognostic factors in patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator: The first study among Iranian patients

Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi; Mohammad Yazdchi; Mehdi Farhoudi; Homayoun Sadeghi; Aliakbar Taheraghdam; Reza Rikhtegar; Sahar Mohammadi-Fallah; Rogayyeh Asadi; Elham Mehdizadeh-Far; Neda Ghaemian

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 31-37

  Background: Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) has been long approved as an efficacious treatment in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS); however, due to some serious complications, particularly intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), many physicians are still reluctant to use it liberally. This study sought ...  Read More

Original Article
The effect of premorbid features on post-stroke rehabilitation outcome

Ozgur Zeliha Karaahmet; Ebru Umay; Eda Gurcay; Azize Serçe; Ibrahim Gundogdu; Aytul Cakci

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 38-46

  Background: A wide variety of factors influence stroke prognosis, including age, stroke severity, stroke mechanism, infarct location, comorbid conditions, clinical findings, and related complications. The aim of this study was to detect the prognostic determinants in patients with acute stroke for guiding ...  Read More

Original Article
Predicting 30-day mortality in patients with primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH): Evaluation of the value of intracerebral hemorrhage and modified new intracerebral hemorrhage scores

Farzad Rahmani; Reza Rikhtegar; Alireza Ala; Aysan Farkhad-Rasooli; Haniyeh Ebrahimi-Bakhtavar

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 47-52

  Background: Different criteria have been proposed to determine the mortality rate of primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). This study aimed to evaluate ICH and Modified New ICH scores in predicting 30-day mortality in patients with primary ICH.Methods: In this prospective cohort study, 107 patients ...  Read More

Short Communication
A bibliometric study of the movement disorder field by analyzing classic citation data on publication

Kaveh Shafiei; Mahdiyeh Khazaneha

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 53-55

  Background: The extent to which a publication attracts scientific attention by virtue of its focus, provides clues about the trend and volume of scientific production in a particular field. Bibliometric analysis is a method to quantify aspects of a specific research area. This article focused on publication ...  Read More