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Mar 19, 2014
Balasubramanian S, Dhanalakshmi K, Amperayani S
Vitamin D deficiency has emerged as a significant public health problem throughout the world. Even in the Indian context,it has been reported to be present in majority of children in spite of wide availability of sunli...
Mar 16, 2014
Sharma S, Jain P
The modified Atkins diet is a less restrictive variation of the ketogenic diet. This diet is started on an outpatient basis without a fast, allows unlimited protein and fat, and does not restrict calories or fluids. Re...
Mar 14, 2014
Liu YY, Bao XH, Wang S, Fu N, Liu XY, Song FY, Yang YL, Wu Y, Zhang YH, Wu JX, Jiang YW, Qin J, Wu XR
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical and SLC2A1 gene mutation characteristics of glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome. METHOD: The detailed clinical manifestations of six cases were recorded. The labora...
Mar 7, 2014
Di Lorenzo C, Currà A, Sirianni G, Coppola G, Bracaglia M, Cardillo A, De Nardis L, Pierelli F
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet long used to treat refractory epilepsy; ketogenesis (ketone body formation) is a physiological phenomenon also observed in patients following lowcarbohydrate, low...
Mar 7, 2014
Terek D, Koroglu O, Yalaz M, Gokben S, Calli C, Coker M, Kultursay N
Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a rare inherited metabolic disorder resulting from the defective activity of branched-chain 2-ketoacid dehydrogenase complex. Routine screening of newborn with tandem mass spectrosco...
Mar 7, 2014
Hashim SA, Vanitallie TB
Abstract Ketone bodies (KB), acetoacetate and β-hyroxybutyrate, were considered harmful metabolic by-products when discovered in the mid-nineteenth century in urine of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. It took physi...
Mar 4, 2014
McDonald TS, Tan KN, Hodson MP, Borges K
Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are used to treat neurologic disorders with metabolic impairments, including childhood epilepsy and early Alzheimer's disease. However, the metabolic effects of MCTs in the brain are s...
Feb 28, 2014
Vigevano F, Arzimanoglou A, Plouin P, Specchio N
Epileptic encephalopathies (EEs) are electroclinical entities with a peculiar course of disease; seizures and electroencephalographic (EEG) epileptiform abnormalities, ictal and interictal, contribute to progressive di...
Feb 25, 2014
Hirano Y, Oguni H, Shiota M, Nishikawa A, Osawa M
Purpose: Ketogenic diet therapy (KD) has been used to treat children with refractory generalized epilepsy. We herein reported the efficacy of KD for West syndrome (WS) resistant to ACTH therapy. Subjects: Subjects, con...
Feb 25, 2014
Caraballo RH, Reyes G, Avaria MF, Buompadre MC, Gonzalez M, Fortini S, Cersosimo R
PURPOSE: To analyze the electroclinical features, neuroimaging findings, treatment, and outcome of 12 patients with febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). METHODS: This is a retrospective study of...