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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...
Feb 25, 2014
Strzelczyk A, Reif PS, Bauer S, Belke M, Oertel WH, Knake S, Rosenow F
Feb 22, 2014
Klepper J, Leiendecker B
The classical ketogenic diet has been used for refractory childhood epilepsy for decades. It is also the treatment of choice for disorders of brain energy metabolism, such as Glut1 deficiency syndrome. Novel ketogenic ...
Feb 22, 2014
Kossoff EH, Nabbout R
One of the newest and yet fastest growing indications for dietary therapy is the emergency treatment of refractory status epilepticus. Ten retrospective publications since 2008 have reported benefits in 32 children and...
Feb 22, 2014
Herbert MR, Buckley JA
We report the history of a child with autism and epilepsy who, after limited response to other interventions following her regression into autism, was placed on a gluten-free, casein-free diet, after which she showed m...
Feb 22, 2014
Thiele EA
The concept of dietary therapy for epilepsy has played an important role in the approach to the treatment of seizures for centuries--particularly with the development and utilization of the classic ketogenic diet over ...
Feb 22, 2014
Laux L, Blackford R
Dravet syndrome is an infantile epilepsy syndrome with intractable pleomorphic seizures, cognitive impairment, and a number of comorbidities including ataxia/gait abnormalities and behavioral issues. Antiseizure medica...
Feb 22, 2014
Paoli A, Rubini A, Volek JS, Grimaldi KA
Very-low-carbohydrate diets or ketogenic diets have been in use since the 1920s as a therapy for epilepsy and can, in some cases, completely remove the need for medication. From the 1960s onwards they have become widel...

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