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Feb 24, 2017
Gaudiano MC, Manna L, Bartolomei M, Rodomonte AL, Bertocchi P, Antoniella E, Romanini L, Alimonti S, Rufini L, Valvo L
OBJECTIVES: The increasing illegal and on-line market of medicines and food supplements is helping the widespread diffusion of harmful counterfeit and forbidden products among consumers of developed countries. The obje...
Feb 24, 2017
Wiemer-Kruel A, Haberlandt E, Hartmann H, Wohlrab G, Bast T
OBJECTIVE: Children with myoclonic astatic epilepsy (MAE; Doose syndrome) whose seizures do not respond immediately to standard antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are at high risk of developing an epileptic encephalopathy with...
Feb 22, 2017
Özdemir R, Güzel O, Küçük M, Karadeniz C, Yılmaz Ü, Calik T, Meşe T
Background The association between ketogenic diet (KD) and prolonged QT interval, life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden death is controversial. Aim We aimed to prospectively evaluate the effect of KD on ...
Feb 22, 2017
Tibussek D, Klepper J, Korinthenberg R, Kurlemann G, Rating D, Wohlrab G, Wolff M, Schmitt B
Objectives This report aims to define treatment goals, to summarize the evidence level (EL) of different treatment options for infantile spasms (IS), both in terms of efficacy and adverse effect, and to give recommenda...
Feb 22, 2017
Cabrera Kang CM, Gaspard N, LaRoche SM, Foreman B
PURPOSE: We conducted a survey of providers to assess for practice patterns in diagnosing and treating new-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE). NORSE is the occurrence of prolonged seizures that are not respons...
Feb 22, 2017
Mohamed-Ahmed AH, Wilson MP, Albuera M, Chen T, Mills PB, Footitt EJ, Clayton PT, Tuleu C
OBJECTIVES: To assess the pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) content and stability of extemporaneous PLP liquids prepared from dietary supplements used for the treatment of vitamin B6 -dependent epilepsy. METHODS: Py...
Feb 22, 2017
Verma R, Holla VV, Pandey S, Rizvi I
Wilson disease (WD) is one of the few curable movement disorders that manifests with varied presentations so that WD needs to be considered in any patient with a movement disorder under the age of 50 years. Although WD...
Feb 18, 2017
Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Wallace SE, Amemiya A, Bean LJH, Bird TD, Ledbetter N, Mefford HC, Smith RJH, Stephens K
CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration (BPAN) is typically characterized by early-onset seizures, infantile-onset global developmental delay, intellectual disability, absent to li...
Feb 17, 2017
Derakhshan I
The novel concept explored in this case series is the primacy of headaches in generating seizures in those patients who suffer from migraine-triggered epilepsy. In this series, once the migraine headaches were fully su...
Feb 16, 2017
Ozdemir R, Kucuk M, Guzel O, Karadeniz C, Yilmaz U, Mese T
OBJECTIVE: The ketogenic diet (KD) has been referred to as an "effective therapy with side effects" for children with intractable epilepsy. Among the most recognized adverse effects, there are cardiac conduction abnorm...

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