Nima Derakhshan



  1. Derakhshan A, Derakhshan N, Namazi H, Ghaffarpasand F. Effect of immobilization on urine calcium excretion in orthopedic patients with pelvic fracture treated by skin traction. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2015;87:62-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Although it is transient and improves with subsequent mobilization, it is needed to be considered specifically by the team caring for this group of patients. ..
  2. Saffarian A, Derakhshan N, Taghipour M, Eghbal K, Roshanfarzad M, Dehghanian A. Sphenoid Aspergilloma with Headache and Acute Vision Loss. World Neurosurg. 2018;115:159-161 pubmed publisher
  3. Derakhshan N, Kazemi M. Cannabis for Refractory Psoriasis-High Hopes for a Novel Treatment and a Literature Review. Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2016;11:146-7 pubmed
    ..The interaction between these two systems through cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and also endocannabinoid system, may suggest cannabinoids as potential addition to antipsoriatic armamentarium. ..
  4. Khalili H, Derakhshan N, Niakan A, Ghaffarpasand F, Salehi M, Eshraghian H, et al. Effects of Oral Glibenclamide on Brain Contusion Volume and Functional Outcome of Patients with Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. World Neurosurg. 2017;101:130-136 pubmed publisher
    ..Oral glibenclamide is associated with decreased contusion expansion rate in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injuries sustaining cerebral contusions. ..
  5. Eghbal K, Derakhshan N, Haghighat A. Ocular Manifestation of a Cervical Spine Injury: An Adult Case of Traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation Manifesting with Nystagmus. World Neurosurg. 2017;101:817.e1-817.e3 pubmed publisher
    ..Careful neurologic examination is of paramount importance in diagnosis and management of cervical spine injuries. Nystagmus, as a well-known manifestation of rotational vertebral artery syndrome, can be the presenting symptom of AARS. ..
  6. Taghipour M, Derakhshan N, Saffarian A, Dehghanian A. Orbital Hydatid Cyst Causing Papilledema and Proptosis in an Adult. World Neurosurg. 2017;101:811.e1-811.e4 pubmed publisher
    ..The orbit is an extremely rare site for involvement with hydatid cyst. We present a 36-year-old man with unilateral visual loss, proptosis, and papilledema caused by an orbital hydatid cyst. ..
  7. Farzanegan G, Derakhshan N, Khalili H, Ghaffarpasand F, Paydar S. Effects of atorvastatin on brain contusion volume and functional outcome of patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury; a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Clin Neurosci. 2017;44:143-147 pubmed publisher
    ..039 and 0.030 respectively). Even though atorvastatin was not found to be more effective than placebo in reducing contusion expansion rate, it was associated with improved functional outcomes at 3-months following moderate to severe TBI. ..
  8. Safarian A, Derakhshan N, Taghipour M, Dehghanian A. Eosinophilic granuloma at the cerebellopontine angle in an adult; a rare case report and literature review. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;37:183-185 pubmed publisher
    ..Infiltration of eosinophils and positivity for CD1a and S-100 renders the diagnosis unmistakable. When the diagnosis is suggestive of EG, incompletely excised lesions can be further managed by steroid therapy. ..
  9. Masoudi M, Derakhshan N, Ghaffarpasand F, Sadeghpour T. Management of Pediatric Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation with a Simple Handmade Cervical Traction Device: Doing More with Less. World Neurosurg. 2017;106:355-358 pubmed publisher
    ..It was effective and the tolerance of the patient was acceptable. Further studies with larger series are required for providing appropriate evidence. ..