Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of Behçet's disease
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Nemazee Square, Shiraz, Iran
    Saudi Med J 27:1542-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Proposing an algorithm for treatment of different manifestations of neuro-Behcet's disease
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 29:683-6. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of Guillain-Barré syndrome admission in a large tertiary referral center in southern Iran: a 10 year analysis
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Stemcelland Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 21:60-3. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin for acute multiple sclerosis in patients with optic neuritis as a first demyelination event
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Motahhari Clinic, Namazi Square, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 17:151-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Comparative Medicine Research Center and Departments of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:588-90. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cutaneous application of menthol 10% solution as an abortive treatment of migraine without aura: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossed-over study
    A Borhani Haghighi
    Comparative Medicine Research Center and Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Clin Pract 64:451-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of Behcet`s disease
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Tel Fax 98 711 6261089 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 11:260-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of Iranian patients with regard to lumbar puncture
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology and the Comparative Medicine Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Tel 98 711 6121065 Fax 98 711 6272287 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 14:360-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint MRI findings of neuro-Behcet's disease
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 30:765-70. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Infliximab for patients with neuro-Behcet's disease: case series and literature review
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1007-12. 2011

Collaborators

  • Behnam Sabayan
  • Peyman Petramfar
  • Ali A Asadi-Pooya
  • Jorn Oliver Sass
  • Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
  • Bita Geramizadeh
  • Arash Mowla
  • Kavian Ghandehari
  • Mehrbod Karimi
  • Javad Kojuri
  • Negar Azarpira
  • Afshin Borhani Haghighi
  • A Borhani Haghighi
  • Anahid Safari
  • Siamak Farahangiz
  • A R Nikseresht
  • Sirous Sarhadi
  • Haleh Ghaem
  • Nahid Ashjazadeh
  • Kamran B Lankarani
  • Mohammad Hadi Bagheri
  • Mohammad Amin Banihashemi
  • Nima Zamiri
  • Seyed Taghi Heydari
  • Kamran Bagheri Lankarani
  • Saeedeh Shenavandeh
  • Zahra Habibagahi
  • Mohammad Ali Nazarinia
  • S Motazedian
  • L Salarian
  • M Pourmokhtari
  • R Rezaii
  • S Khodaei
  • M Vossoughi
  • F Mohammadi
  • R Miri
  • Z Habibagahi
  • S Ghaffari Poorjahromi
  • M J Fattahi
  • H Ittehadi
  • M A Nazarinia
  • A Ghaderi
  • J Rahmati
  • Ali Nabavizadeh
  • B Pourabbas
  • Seyyed Ali Nabavizadeh
  • Elham Aflaki
  • Alireza R Nikseresht
  • Leila Ketabchi
  • S Ghahramani
  • M Pourjafar
  • Arash Meshksar
  • Maral Mokhtari
  • Sulmaz Rezaee
  • Sara Matin
  • Neda Ansari
  • Hamid Reza Sharifzad
  • Mansooreh Bagheri
  • E Bahramali
  • M Saber Firuzi
  • P Janghorban
  • J Roozbeh
  • Rahman Pourmand
  • K B Lankarani
  • N Firouzabadi
  • A Bahador
  • H Salahi
  • Ali Reza Nikseresht
  • S A Malekhoseini
  • H Ashkani

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of Behçet's disease
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Nemazee Square, Shiraz, Iran
    Saudi Med J 27:1542-6. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence, clinical manifestations, and laboratory features of Neuro-Behçet's disease...
  2. doi request reprint Proposing an algorithm for treatment of different manifestations of neuro-Behcet's disease
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 29:683-6. 2010
    ..Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis associated with Behcet's disease should be treated by short-term corticosteroids and anticoagulation with or without immunosuppressive drugs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of Guillain-Barré syndrome admission in a large tertiary referral center in southern Iran: a 10 year analysis
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Stemcelland Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 21:60-3. 2012
    ..This is an epidemiological report on the seasonal and monthly distribution of GBS and certain patient characteristics in Shiraz, Iran...
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin for acute multiple sclerosis in patients with optic neuritis as a first demyelination event
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Motahhari Clinic, Namazi Square, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 17:151-5. 2012
    ..To investigate the safety, tolerability, and short-term efficacy of treatment with erythropoietin in patients with optic neuritis as a first demyelination event...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Comparative Medicine Research Center and Departments of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:588-90. 2009
    ..Metabolite analysis revealed a very high thymidine concentration in the patient's urine consistent with the diagnosis of mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy...
  6. doi request reprint Cutaneous application of menthol 10% solution as an abortive treatment of migraine without aura: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossed-over study
    A Borhani Haghighi
    Comparative Medicine Research Center and Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Clin Pract 64:451-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the efficacy and safety of the cutaneous application of menthol 10% solution for the abortive treatment of migraine...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurological manifestations of Behcet`s disease
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Tel Fax 98 711 6261089 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 11:260-4. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence, clinical manifestations, and laboratory features of Neuro-Behcet`s disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of Iranian patients with regard to lumbar puncture
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Department of Neurology and the Comparative Medicine Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Tel 98 711 6121065 Fax 98 711 6272287 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 14:360-3. 2009
    ..To investigate the knowledge and attitudes of patients towards lumbar puncture (LP), its complications, and indications...
  9. doi request reprint MRI findings of neuro-Behcet's disease
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 30:765-70. 2011
    ..Incremental pattern in the number of lesions and MRI burdens in patients with parenchymal neuro-Behcet's disease in our longitudinal study may imply an ongoing pathologic process...
  10. doi request reprint Infliximab for patients with neuro-Behcet's disease: case series and literature review
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1007-12. 2011
    ..Our results with infliximab were not as promising as the previous reports. Infliximab, 5 mg/kg per dose with adjuvant immunosuppressive therapy, is probably more effective than other regimens...
  11. doi request reprint Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis-like manifestations in a patient with neuro-Behçet disease
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurologist 15:282-4. 2009
    ..To describe a patient with a rare presentation of neuro-Behçet disease...
  12. doi request reprint Treatment of neuro-Behçet's disease: an update
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:565-74. 2009
    ..Treatment of venous sinus thrombosis is achieved by using anticoagulation and short-term corticosteroids with or without immunosuppressants...
  13. doi request reprint CSF levels of cytokines in neuro-Behçet's disease
    A Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 71345, Iran
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:507-10. 2009
    ..Although cytokines play a pivotal role in pathogenesis of Behçet's disease, published studies about the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of cytokines in neuro-Behçet's disease are scanty...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurological complications of first 100 orthotopic liver transplantation patients in southern Iran
    A Borhani Haghighi
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Department of Neurology, Shiraz, Iran
    Transplant Proc 37:3197-9. 2005
    ..2%) were the most common neurological syndromes. The mortality rate was significantly higher among patients with neurological complications. Compared to other centers, neurological complications were less common in our center...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pomegranate juice may be a potential addition to anti-Behçet armamentarium: a hypothesis
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1709-10. 2007
    ..We speculate that local or systemic administration of the pomegranate juice may be useful in the treatment of BD. Immunomodulatory, antioxidants and antibacterial characteristics of pomegranate juice may rationalize this hypothesis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and gluten sensitivity
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:651-3. 2007
    ..To compare the frequency of gluten sensitivity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and healthy controls...
  17. ncbi request reprint The pathological presentations of neuro-Behçet disease: a case report and review of the literature
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurologist 13:209-14. 2007
    ..To report the neuropathologic features of a patient with neuro-Behçet disease and to review the literature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute axonal poly-radiculoneuropathy associated with partially treated brucellosis: a case report
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Gastroenterohepatology Research Center and Department of Neurology, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 9:262-4. 2007
    ..Crossreactive immunological responses due to molecular mimicry between Brucella lipooligosaccharide and GM1 ganglioside may justify the development of acute axonal polyradiculoneuropathy after brucellosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen-4 exon 1 A/G polymorphism in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis
    A Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Neurol 15:862-4. 2008
    ..Cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) is a T-cell surface receptor of activated T cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Swine flu (H1N1) infection among patients with neurologic disorders. A review of published evidence
    Afshin Borhani-Haghighi
    Transgenic Technology Research Center, Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medicine, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 16:213-6. 2011
    ..The major point with regard to the H1N1 pandemic is a mild disease with high contagiosity, which can have severe outcomes in those with underlying diseases including neurological ones...
  21. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging findings and outcome of neuro-Behçet's disease: the predictive factors
    Siamak Farahangiz
    Department of Radiology, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:e142-9. 2012
    ..To investigate MRI findings that may predict unfavorable outcomes in the patients with neuro-Behçet's disease...
  22. doi request reprint Reasons for uncontrolled seizures in adults; the impact of pseudointractability
    Ali A Asadi-Pooya
    Neurosciences Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Seizure 22:271-4. 2013
    ..We investigated the various possible reasons for uncontrolled seizures in patients 18 years of age and older to determine the impact of pseudointractability. We also tried to investigate the various forms of pseudointractability...
  23. doi request reprint Complications of angioplasty and stenting of cervicocerebral arteries in Iran
    Kavian Ghandehari
    Department of Neurology, Ghaem Hospital, Ahmadabad Street, PO Box 91766 99199, Mashhad, Iran
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:49-53. 2010
    ..4%, 8.6%, 1.4%, and 2.9%, respectively. The frequency of periprocedural complications in angioplasty and stenting of cervicocerebral arteries by our neurointerventionists was similar to that in developed countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Procedural outcome and midterm result of carotid stenting in high-risk patients
    Javad Kojuri
    Namazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Zand Street, Shiraz, Iran
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:93-6. 2008
    ..In 7 (17%) patients with type C arch interruption and a tortuous carotid course, stenting was successful and they had no embolization or restenosis. Carotid artery stenting is recommended in high-risk patients...
  25. doi request reprint The prevalence and characteristics of different types of headache in patients with Behçet's disease, a case-control study
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Headache 48:424-9. 2008
    ..Headache is one of the most common neurologic symptoms of Behçet's disease (BD) that may be due to migraine, tension-type headache, uveitis, or direct consequence of neuro-Behçet's disease (NBD) or other causes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Persian epilepsy quality of life questionnaire
    Haleh Ghaem
    Department of Epidemiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 15:249-53. 2010
    ..To translate and test the reliability and validity of the 31-item epilepsy quality of life questionnaire (QOLIE-31) in Iranian epileptic patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of contrast-enhanced fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery and delayed contrast-enhanced brain MRI in multiple sclerosis
    Mohammad Hadi Bagheri
    Department of Radiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acad Radiol 15:15-23. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the sensitivity of contrast-enhanced fluid-attenuated-inversion-recovery (CE-FLAIR) and delayed contrast-enhanced MRI in evaluation of MS brain lesions...
  28. doi request reprint Is beta-thalassemia trait a protective factor against ischemic cerebrovascular accidents?
    Mehran Karimi
    Hematology Research Center, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:79-81. 2008
    ..In this research, we sought to determine the association between beta-thalassemia trait and ischemic cerebrovascular accident (CVA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Does serotonin augmentation have any effect on cognition and activities of daily living in Alzheimer's dementia? A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Arash Mowla
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:484-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to survey the effect of serotonin augmentation on cognition and activities of daily living in patients with Alzheimer's disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neuro-Behçet disease. A review
    Afshin Borhani Haghighi
    Department of Neurology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurologist 11:80-9. 2005
    ..Its neurologic manifestations (neuro-Behçet disease) are relatively rare, but they must be thoroughly investigated due to their grave prognosis...