Ali Akbar Taheraghdam

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Alzheimer is a progressive neurological disease that results in irreversible loss of neurons and includes about two thirds of all cases of dementia. Toxoplasma gondii may be an important infectious agent involved in neurodegenerative diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between Toxoplasma as an etiologic agent in the progress(More)
Background. Intracranial artery dissections are rare and many controversies exist about treatment options. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the endovascular approach in patients with an intracranial dissection presenting with different symptoms. Methods. We prospectively evaluated the clinical features and treatment outcomes(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical relevance (functional outcome) of a 3-month allopurinol regimen in patients with high serum uric acid (SUA) levels and acute ischemic stroke without considering the changes in SUA levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, controlled study, 70 patients (45 females, 25 males) with acute ischemic stroke(More)
BACKGROUND Cerebral vascular thrombosis (CVT) is the thrombosis of intracranial and sinuses. The aim of this is to estimate of risk of low folic acid, low vitamin B12, and hyperhomocysteinemia (hyper-Hcys) for CVT. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 24 patients with CVT and 36 healthy controls participated in a cross-sectional case-control study. The(More)
Inflammation is thought to play a significant role in the underlying pathophysiology of migraine headaches which could be controlled by corticosteroids. The present study was conducted to determine and compare the pain relieving effect of dexamethasone versus morphine on patients with acute migraine headache. During this double blinded clinical trial study,(More)
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite that infects all nucleate cells of vertebrates. Human infected by vertical transmission and also using raw or undercooked meat or food and water that contaminated with mature oocysts. Parkinson's disease as neurodegenerative disease affects people above 60 years. Due to high prevalence of toxoplasmosis(More)
Among all causes of stroke syndrome, cerebral venous thromosis (CVT) is characterized by its tendency to affect young adult nd children and its broad spectrum of clinical presentations. The ymptoms are variable case to case and its clinical course may be npredictable. The most common symptom of CVT is headache that s present in more than 90% of patients. In(More)
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