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Apr 8, 2014
Li BM, Tong LL, Jia GJ, Wang JW, Lei GF, Yin P, Sun RP
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of ketogenic diet (KD) on the clinical and electroencephalogram features in children with pharmacoresistant epileptic encephalopathy. METHOD: Thirty-one children (19 boys, 1...
Apr 8, 2014
Kapetanakis M, Liuba P, Odermarsky M, Lundgren J, Hallböök T
BACKGROUND: Ketogenic diet is a well-established treatment in children with difficult to treat epilepsy. Very little is known about the long-term effects on vascular atherogenic and biochemical processes of this high-f...
Apr 5, 2014
Avula S, Parikh S, Demarest S, Kurz J, Gropman A
OPINION STATEMENT: While numerous treatments for mitochondrial disorders have been suggested, relatively few have undergone controlled clinical trials. Treatment of these disorders is challenging, as only symptomatic t...
Apr 2, 2014
Dulac O, Takahashi T
Status epilepticus (SE) is a state of continuous epileptic activity, the duration of which varies from minutes to hours according to etiology. It may exhibit the various clinical expressions of epileptic seizures: conv...
Apr 2, 2014
Kossoff EH
There are many children with intractable epilepsy who do not respond to anticonvulsant medications yet are not candidates for resective epilepsy surgery. For these children and more, nonpharmacologic therapies can be v...
Apr 2, 2014
Cherian A, Syam UK, Sreevidya D, Jayaraman T, Oommen A, Rajshekhar V, Radhakrishnan K, Thomas SV
PURPOSE: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is considered to be rare in Kerala state, India, although it is an important cause of epilepsy in many other parts of India. Our objective was to test this notion by determining the se...
Apr 2, 2014
Coppola G
The syndrome of malignant migrating partial seizures in infancy (MMPSI) was first reported in 1995, and is now included among the childhood epileptic syndromes in the revision proposal of the ILAE Commission on classif...
Mar 29, 2014
Nei M, Ngo L, Sirven JI, Sperling MR
PURPOSE: The ketogenic diet is an alternative treatment for patients with refractory epilepsy. Most studies to date report dietary response in children. There are limited data evaluating the efficacy of the ketogenic d...
Mar 29, 2014
Klepper J
Glucide metabolism comprises pathways for transport, intermediate metabolism, utilization, and storage of carbohydrates. Defects affect multiple organs and present as systemic diseases. Neurological symptoms result fro...
Mar 29, 2014
Tein I
Recognition of fatty acid oxidation (FAO) disorders is important for the pediatric neurologist as they present with a spectrum of clinical disorders, including progressive lipid storage myopathy, recurrent myoglobinuri...

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