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Jan 6, 2017
Cervenka MC, Henry-Barron BJ, Kossoff EH
Ten adults were treated with ketogenic diet monotherapy for epilepsy. Four patients were naïve to antiseizure drugs (ASDs), and six previously tried and stopped ASDs. Of four treatment-naïve participants, two (50%) wer...
Jan 4, 2017
Cervenka MC, Patton K, Eloyan A, Henry B, Kossoff EH
OBJECTIVES: The modified Atkins diet (MAD) is a high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic diet used to treat intractable seizures in children and adults. The long-term impact on fasting lipid profiles (FLPs) remains unknown...
Dec 31, 2016
Bruce S, Devlin A, Air L, Cook L
There are difficulties inherent in measuring Quality of life (QoL) in patients with chronic illness, including agreement on definitions of quality of life and the type of measure used, disease specific or generic. Well...
Dec 30, 2016
Ułamek-Kozioł M, Pluta R, Bogucka-Kocka A, Czuczwar SJ
Epilepsy is a serious neurologic disorder worldwide which affects about 1% of the population (ca. 50 million people), the highest prevalence occurring in both children and elderly. Apart from idiopathic forms, etiology...
Dec 23, 2016
Tseng MH, Chu SM, Lo FS, Lien RI, Cheng CJ, Lin SH
Dec 23, 2016
Pendo K, DeGiorgio CM
There is increasing evidence supporting dietary and alternative therapies for epilepsy, including the ketogenic diet, modified Atkins diet, and omega-3 fatty acids. Vitamin D3 is actively under investigation as a poten...
Dec 21, 2016
Mehta R, Goel S, Sharma S, Jain P, Mukherjee SB, Aneja S
BACKGROUND: The modified Atkins diet (MAD) has been used predominantly in older children, adolescents, and adults. There is a paucity of data on the use of the MAD in refractory epilepsy in young children. OBJE...
Dec 20, 2016
Chiusolo F, Diamanti A, Bianchi R, Fusco L, Elia M, Capriati T, Vigevano F, Picardo S
BACKGROUND: Ketogenic diet (KD) has been used to treat refractory status epilepticus (RSE). KD is a high-fat, restricted-carbohydrate regimen that may be administered with different fat to protein and carbohydrate rati...
Dec 20, 2016
van der Louw E, van den Hurk D, Neal E, Leiendecker B, Fitzsimmon G, Dority L, Thompson L, Marchió M, Dudzińska M, Dressler A, Klepper J, Auvin S, Cross JH
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet (KD) is an established, effective non-pharmacologic treatment for drug resistant childhood epilepsy. For a long time, the KD was not recommended for use in infancy (under the age of 2 yea...
Dec 20, 2016
Finsterer J, Wakil SM
PURPOSE: Stroke-like episodes (SLEs) are a hallmark of various mitochondrial disorders, in particular MELAS syndrome. SLEs manifest with vasogenic oedema (DWI and ADC hyperintensity) or partial cytotoxic oedema (DWI hy...

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