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Aug 5, 2017
Park S, Lee EJ, Eom S, Kang HC, Lee JS, Kim HD
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: In the present study, we reviewed the outcome of ketogenic diet (KD) use for the management of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). METHODS: A total of 12 children...
Aug 5, 2017
Simm PJ, Bicknell-Royle J, Lawrie J, Nation J, Draffin K, Stewart KG, Cameron FJ, Scheffer IE, Mackay MT
The ketogenic diet (KD) is a medically supervised, high fat, low carbohydrate and restricted protein diet which has been used successfully in patients with refractory epilepsy. Only one published report has explored it...
Aug 3, 2017
Puligheddu M, Melis M, Pillolla G, Milioli G, Parrino L, Terzano GM, Aroni S, Sagheddu C, Marrosu F, Pistis M, Muntoni AL
OBJECTIVE: Nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE) is an idiopathic partial epilepsy with a family history in about 25% of cases, with autosomal dominant inheritance (autosomal dominant NFLE [ADNFLE]). Traditional antie...
Aug 2, 2017
Zare M, Okhovat AA, Esmaillzadeh A, Mehvari J, Najafi MR, Saadatnia M
Background: The usefulness of the modified Atkins diet (mAD) in refractory epilepsy in adults has been rarely investigated. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of mAD in adult with refractory epilepsy. Methods: In a cont...
Aug 2, 2017
Vendramin Pasquetti M, Meier L, Loureiro S, Ganzella M, Junges B, Barbieri Caus L, Umpierrez Amaral A, Koeller DM, Goodman S, Woontner M, Gomes de Souza DO, Wajner M, Calcagnotto ME
OBJECTIVES: Glutaric acidemia type I (GA-I) is an inherited neurometabolic disorder caused by deficiency of glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase (GCDH) and characterized by increased levels of glutaric, 3-OH-glutaric, and glutac...
Jul 30, 2017
Roehl K, Sewak SL
Ketogenic diet (KD) therapy is an established form of treatment for both pediatric and adult patients with intractable epilepsy. Ketogenic diet is a term that refers to any diet therapy in which dietary composition wou...
Jul 29, 2017
Guedes RCA, das Graças Rodrigues Araújo M, Verçosa TC, Bion FM, de Sá AL, Pereira A, Abadie-Guedes R
Various neurological and psychiatric diseases lead to alterations in cortical serotonergic activity as one of their underlying processes. However, the electrophysiological implication of changes in serotonergic activit...
Jul 28, 2017
Miao P, Peng J, Chen C, Gai N, Yin F
Objective: To explore the association between the phenotype and KCNB1 gene mutation. Method: Clinical information including physical features, laboratory and genetic data of one patient of mental retardation with refra...
Jul 27, 2017
Verrotti A, Iapadre G, Pisano S, Coppola G
INTRODUCTION: In the last years, ketogenic diet (KD) has been experimentally utilized in various childhood neurologic disorders such as mitochondriopathies, alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), brain tumors, migr...
Jul 26, 2017
Caraballo R, Darra F, Reyes G, Armeno M, Cresta A, Mestre G, Bernardina BD
Myoclonic status in non-progressive encephalopathy (MSNPE) is characterized by the recurrence of long-lasting atypical status epilepticus associated with attention impairment and continuous polymorphous jerks, mixed wi...

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