Investigating the correlation between serum folic acid level and febrile seizures in children: A clinical study

Farhad Heydarian; Neda Fakhr Ghasemi; Elham Bakhtiari; Hasan Golmakani; Mohammad Heidarian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 95-99

  Introduction: Febrile seizure (FS) is a highly frequent presenting complaint in children. It is defined as a seizure that occurs in children between 6 to 60 months related to a fever of 38°C or more without any other explanatory causes of seizure such as evidence of central nervous system (CNS) infection ...  Read More

Pathological EEG Findings in the Patients with the First Seizure Admitted to the Emergency Department

Mohsen Ebrahimi; Mohammadreza Shirzadeh; Mohsen Foroughipour; Hamid Zamani Moghadam; Mona Najaf Najafi; Mahdi Foroughian

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 98-103

  Background: According to statistics, at least four percent of people experience one or more nonfebrile seizures in their life span. Continuous Electroencephalography (cEEG) Monitoring is a useful diagnostic tool for seizure detection. The purpose of this study was to investigate EEG findings in first-time ...  Read More

Overview of Seizure and Epilepsy Syndromes and Their Multidisciplinary Management

Alireza zali; AmirSaied seddighi; Amir Nikouei; Afsoun Seddighi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 150-155

  Abnormal hyperexcitable electrical discharges of the cerebral cortex lead to the disturbance between the inhibitory and excitatory balance of the neural network. Seizure is caused by four main mechanisms, including metabolic, structural, inflammatory, and infectious mechanisms. Seizures are classified ...  Read More

Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 33-36

  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

The effect of curcumin on epilepsy: an experimental review

Mina Erfani; Farah Ashrafzadeh; javad Akhondian; Hamid Reza Rahimi; Mehran Beiraghi-Toosi; Hashem Lashgari-Kalat; Ehsan Alaei; Monica Zeynalzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 131-135

  Nearly 70 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy. Despite administration of routine antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), nearly 30% of seizures are resistant to treatment called drug resistant epilepsy (DRE). Since the epilepsy treatment may result in consequences of multi-drugs administration or sometimes ...  Read More

Renal biopsy in Glomerulonephritis

Masoud Pezeshki Rad; Mina Taghavi; Jahanbakhsh Hashemi; Farzaneh Sharifipour; Abbasali Zeraati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 71-74

  Glomerulonephritis (GN) is responsible for 25-30% of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) among all causes. Renal biopsy is important to determine the GN treatment method and its prognosis. In some cases, renal biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis. Biopsies were used as a diagnostic method in different ...  Read More

Refractory seizures in children

Seyed Ebrahim Mansoorinejad; Farah Ashrafzadeh; Javad Akhondian; Mehran Beiraghi Toosi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , February 2014, , Pages 29-32

  Epilepsy is described as a heterogeneous clinical syndrome results from various cerebral destructions. It is categorized to partial and generalized forms. Degree of neural system impairment and affected area determine the severity and pattern of symptoms. Patients might experience sensory, motor, or ...  Read More