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Sep 1, 2015
Kim do Y, Simeone KA, Simeone TA, Pandya JD, Wilke JC, Ahn Y, Geddes JW, Sullivan PG, Rho JM
OBJECTIVE: Ketone bodies (KB) are products of fatty acid oxidation and serve as essential fuels during fasting or treatment with the high-fat antiseizure ketogenic diet (KD). Despite growing evidence that KB exert broa...
Sep 1, 2015
De Giorgis V, Teutonico F, Cereda C, Balottin U, Bianchi M, Giordano L, Olivotto S, Ragona F, Tagliabue A, Zorzi G, Nardocci N, Veggiotti P
PURPOSE: GLUT1 deficiency syndrome is a treatable neurological disorder characterized by developmental delay, movement disorders and epilepsy. It is caused by mutations in the SLC2A1 gene inherited as an autosomal domi...
Sep 1, 2015
Poletaeva II, Surina NM, Ashapkin VV, Fedotova IB, Merzalov IB, Perepelkina OV, Pavlova GV
Audiogenic epilepsy proneness was analyzed in the progeny of rats from two strains (audiogenic seizure prone-strain "4"-and audiogenic seizure non-prone, strain "0"). Females were fed by a diet which contained substanc...
Sep 1, 2015
Lauritzen F, Eid T, Bergersen LH
Epilepsy is a serious neurological disorder that affects approximately 1 % of the general population, making it one of the most common disorders of the central nervous system. Furthermore, up to 40 % of all patients wi...
Sep 1, 2015
Metzner M, Wieland M, Rademacher G, Weber BK, Hafner-Marx A, Langenmayer MC, Ammer H, Klee W
OBJECTIVE: Between September, 2010, and August, 2011, a series of cases of jaundice of unknown origin in young calves was detected in a number of farms in Southern Germany. This paper describes the syndrome on the basi...
Aug 28, 2015
Aylward NM, Shah N, Sellers EA
Initiation of the ketogenic diet in a child with epilepsy and type 1 diabetes mellitus presents a challenge because the distinction between diet-induced ketosis and diabetic ketoacidosis is difficult to discern. We rep...
Aug 28, 2015
Wu T, Li X, Ding Y, Liu Y, Song J, Wang Q, Li M, Qin Y, Yang Y
OBJECTIVE: Argininemia is a rare disorder of urea cycle defect. The clinical manifestations of this disorder are similar to those of cerebral palsy so that the diagnosis is usually much delayed. This study aimed to inv...
Aug 28, 2015
Osborn KE, Shytle RD, Frontera AT, Soble JR, Schoenberg MR
Mg2+ is an abundant mineral in the body serving many biochemical functions. Magnesium supplementation has been shown to raise seizure threshold in animal and human studies, but the etiological contribution of magnesium...
Aug 26, 2015
Selter JH, Turner Z, Doerrer SC, Kossoff EH
Unlike anticonvulsant drugs and vagus nerve stimulation, there are no guidelines regarding adjustments to ketogenic diet regimens to improve seizure efficacy once the diet has been started. A retrospective chart review...
Aug 26, 2015
Saboul C, Darteyre S, Ged C, Fichtner C, Gay C, Stephan JL
Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis is unusual during childhood and requires early and accurate management because of its detrimental consequences. We report on the case of a 2-year-old boy with mild psychomotor delay, who ...

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