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Mar 11, 2017
Håglin L
Hypophosphatemia (HP) with or without intracellular depletion of inorganic phosphate (Pi) and adenosine triphosphate has been associated with central and peripheral nervous system complications and can be observed in v...
Mar 10, 2017
Appavu B, Vanatta L, Condie J, Kerrigan JF, Jarrar R
PURPOSE: We aimed to study whether ketogenic diet (KD) therapy leads to resolution of super-refractory status epilepticus in pediatric patients without significant harm. METHOD: A retrospective review was perfo...
Mar 10, 2017
Scichilone JM, Yarraguntla K, Charalambides A, Harney JP, Butler D
For decades, the ketogenic diet has been an effective treatment of intractable epilepsy in children. Childhood epilepsy is pharmacoresistant in 25-40 % of patients taking the current prescribed medications. Chronic sei...
Mar 10, 2017
Luat AF, Coyle L, Kamat D
The ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsies in children. In addition, it is the first-line treatment for some metabolic disorders, such as glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome. This ...
Mar 9, 2017
Cheng N, Rho JM, Masino SA
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by deficits in sociability and communication, and increased repetitive and/or restrictive behaviors. While the etio-pathogenesis of ASD is unknown, clinical manifestation...
Mar 9, 2017
Stenger E, Schaeffer M, Cances C, Motte J, Auvin S, Ville D, Maurey H, Nabbout R, de Saint-Martin A
OBJECTIVE: Recent studies have suggested that the early introduction of a ketogenic diet (KD) could improve seizure control in myoclono-astatic epilepsy (MAE). This multicenter study sought to identify the benefits of ...
Mar 8, 2017
Gataullina S, Dulac O
Dravet syndrome combines clonic generalized, focal or unilateral seizures, beginning within the first year of life, often triggered by hyperthermia whatever its cause, including pertussis vaccination. Long-lasting febr...
Mar 8, 2017
van Egmond ME, Weijenberg A, van Rijn ME, Elting JW, Gelauff JM, Zutt R, Sival DA, Lambrechts RA, Tijssen MA, Brouwer OF, de Koning TJ
BACKGROUND: North Sea Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy is a rare and severe disorder caused by mutations in the GOSR2 gene. It is clinically characterized by progressive myoclonus, seizures, early-onset ataxia and arefle...
Mar 8, 2017
Grewal GK, Kukal S, Kanojia N, Saso L, Kukreti S, Kukreti R
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting around 1%-2% of population worldwide and its treatment includes use of antiepileptic drugs to control seizures. Failure to respond to antiepileptic drug therapy is a major ...
Mar 7, 2017
Sanya EO, Soladoye AO, Desalu OO, Kolo PM, Olatunji LA, Olarinoye JK
The ketogenic diet (KD) is a cheap and effective alternative therapy for most epilepsy. There are paucity of experimental data in Nigeria on the usefulness of KD in epilepsy models. This is likely to be responsible for...

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