Volume 22 (2023)
Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 13 (2014)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Original Article
Sleep status in multiple sclerosis: Role of vitamin D and body mass index

Mohammad Yazdchi; Ramin Khanalizadeh; Ehsan Nasiri; Amirreza Naseri; Maliheh Talebi; Mahnaz Talebi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 66-73


  Background: Sleep disorders are major but neglected symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). This study aimed to describe the sleep status in patients with MS.Methods: We selected mildly-disabled [Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) score < 4] patients with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). ...  Read More

Original Article
The association between body mass index, demographic and clinical characteristics with cognitive performance in patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Nasim Rezaeimanesh; Roghayyeh Saeedi; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Fereshteh Ghadiri; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 74-82


  Background: Cognitive dysfunction is one of the problems that patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) suffer from. We aimed to assess the association between demographic and clinical features as well as body mass index (BMI) and cognitive function in patients with NMOSD.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Effect of energy conservation strategies on fatigue, function, and quality of life in adults with motor neuron disease: Randomized controlled trial

Hamid Reza Fateh; Reihaneh Askary-Kachoosangy; Niloofar Shirzad; Alireza Akbarzadeh-Baghban; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 83-90


  Background: Fatigue is one of the most frequent complaints in patients with motor neuron diseases (MNDs), with a significant impact on the quality of life (QOL). Current pharmacological or non-pharmacological treatments of fatigue in this population lack enough evidence to be applied in the clinical ...  Read More

Original Article
A retrospective study of the safety and efficacy of rituximab in Iranian patients with myasthenia gravis: A single-center experience

Bentolhoda Ziaadini; Narges Karimi; Akram Panahi; Ali Asghar Okhovat; Farzad Fatehi; Shahriar Nafissi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 91-97


  Background: This retrospective cohort study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of rituximab (RTX) for the management of myasthenia gravis (MG).Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted on 61 patients with refractory and non-refractory MG who received RTX. The Myasthenia ...  Read More

Original Article
The effect of pyridostigmine on post-stroke dysphagia: A randomized clinical trial

Abbas Rahimi-Jaberi; Yadollah Askari; Khojasteh Rahimi-Jaberi; Mohammad Moghadam

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 98-104


  Background: Swallowing is one of the most complex functions of the central nervous system (CNS), which is controlled by different parts of the brain. Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is one of the most common complications after stroke. Despite a variety of behavioral, compensatory, and rehabilitative methods, ...  Read More

Original Article
B vitamins and their combination could reduce migraine headaches: A randomized double-blind controlled trial

Shiva Nematgorgani; Soodeh Razeghi-Jahromi; Elham Jafari; Mansoureh Togha; Pegah Rafiee; Zeinab Ghorbani; Zeynab Sadat Ahmadi; Vali Baigi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 105-118


  Background: The B vitamins can potentially help prevent migraine. This study was designed to examine the effects of supplementation with thiamine (B1), pyridoxine (B6), cobalamin (B12), folic acid (B9), and a combination of these vitamins on women with episodic migraine (EM).Methods: This study was a ...  Read More

Original Article
Safety and efficacy of remote ischemic preconditioning in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis before carotid artery stenting: A proof-of-concept, randomized controlled trial

Maedeh Asadi; Etrat Hooshmandi; Fatemeh Emaminia; Hanieh Mardani; Ali Mohammad Keshtvarz-Hesamabadi; Mojtaba Rismanchi; Abbas Rahimi-Jaberi; Vahid Reza Ostovan; Nima Fadakar; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 119-124


  Background: Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) has been proposed as a possible potential treatment for ischemic stroke. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of micro-embolic brain infarcts after RIPC in patients with stroke who underwent elective carotid artery stenting (CAS) treatment.Methods: ...  Read More

Review Article
Investigation of therapeutic effects of wearable robotic gloves on improving hand function in stroke patients: A systematic review

Shima Fardipour; Mohammad Hadadi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 125-132


  Background: Over the past decades, wearable robotic gloves due to their positive features are used by clinicians to improve motor function in the upper extremity. This systematic review aims to evaluate the studies that investigated the therapeutic effects of wearable robotic gloves to improve hand function ...  Read More

Short Communication
The effect of prehospital notification by emergency medical service on outcomes in patients receiving recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (r-tPA)

Shahram Rafie; Narges Mofrad-Booshehri; Davood Shalil-Ahmadi; Elham Maraghi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 133-135


  Background: According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) guidelines, in acute stroke, the door-to-computed tomography (CT) scan (DTC) time should be less than 25 minutes, and time to injection of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (r-tPA) [door-to-needle ...  Read More