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Jan 27, 2017
Vaccarezza M, Agustinho A, Alberti MJ, Argumedo L, Armeno M, Blanco V, Bouquet C, Cabrera A, Caraballo R, Caramuta L, Cresta A, de Grandis ES, DeMartini MG, Diez C, Diz M, Dlugoszewski C, Escobal N, Ferrero H, Galicchio S, Gambarini V, Gamboni B, Gonzalez L, Guisande S, Hassan A, Matarrese P, Mestre G, Pesce L, Rios V, Semprino M, Sosa P, Toma M, Viollaz R, Panico L
INTRODUCTION: Epilepsy is a chronic disease that affects 0.5-1% of the population. One third of the patients become refractory to antiepileptic drugs. Among the non-pharmacological treatments available, the modified At...
Jan 25, 2017
Auvin S
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that has been employed as a non-pharmacologic therapy for refractory epilepsy. Several multicenter and two randomized studies have demonstrated the e...
Jan 23, 2017
Grocott OR, Herrington KS, Pfeifer HH, Thiele EA, Thibert RL
The low glycemic index treatment, a dietary therapy that focuses on glycemic index and reduced carbohydrate intake, has been successful in reducing seizure frequency in the general epilepsy population. Epilepsy is a co...
Jan 23, 2017
van der Louw EJ, Williams TJ, Henry-Barron BJ, Olieman JF, Duvekot JJ, Vermeulen MJ, Bannink N, Williams M, Neuteboom RF, Kossoff EH, Catsman-Berrevoets CE, Cervenka MC
PURPOSE: Evaluation of ketogenic diet (KD) therapies for seizure control during pregnancy when safety and appropriate management become considerations. Until now, no information has been available on seizure reduction ...
Jan 20, 2017
Sofou K, Dahlin M, Hallböök T, Lindefeldt M, Viggedal G, Darin N
OBJECTIVES: Our aime was to study the short- and long-term effects of ketogenic diet on the disease course and disease-related outcomes in patients with pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency, the metabolic factors ...
Jan 18, 2017
Katyal A, Dmello D
BACKGROUND: Spontaneous pneumocephalus in the nontraumatic setting is distinctly unusual. Pneumocephalus from central nervous system infection with Clostridium septicum has been rarely reported, and more commonly refle...
Jan 17, 2017
Ramaekers VT, Sequeira JM, Quadros EV
Multiple factors such as genetic and extraneous causes (drugs, toxins, adverse psychological events) contribute to neuro-psychiatric conditions. In a subgroup of these disorders, systemic folate deficiency has been ass...
Jan 14, 2017
Garcia-Penas JJ
INTRODUCTION: Between 5-40% of autistic patients will develop epilepsy. Most individuals with autism and epilepsy will respond to pharmacologic treatment; however, approximately 20-30% will develop medically refractory...
Jan 14, 2017
Fujii T, Ito Y, Takahashi S, Shimono K, Natsume J, Yanagihara K, Oguni H
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the outcome of ketogenic diets (KDs) in patients with glucose transport type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1DS) in Japan. METHODS: A nationwide survey for GLUT1DS was conducted by sending q...
Jan 14, 2017
Mori T, Imai K, Oboshi T, Fujiwara Y, Takeshita S, Saitsu H, Matsumoto N, Takahashi Y, Inoue Y
Migrating partial seizures in infancy (MPSI) are an age-specific epilepsy syndrome characterized by migrating focal seizures, which are intractable to various antiepileptic drugs and cause severe developmental delay. W...

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