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Jul 25, 2015
Vehmeijer FO, van der Louw EJ, Arts WF, Catsman-Berrevoets CE, Neuteboom RF
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet (KD) can be effective in reducing seizures in children. Predictors of success have not been identified yet. AIMS: To evaluate efficacy of KD treatment and to search for child- or ...
Jul 25, 2015
Jaggumantri S, Dunbar M, Edgar V, Mignone C, Newlove T, Elango R, Collet JP, Sargent M, Stockler-Ipsiroglu S, van Karnebeek CD
BACKGROUND: Creatine transporter (SLC6A8) deficiency is an X-linked inborn error of metabolism characterized by cerebral creatine deficiency, behavioral problems, seizures, hypotonia, and intellectual developmental dis...
Jul 23, 2015
Felton EA, Cervenka MC
Ketogenic diet therapies for epilepsy have been described since the fifth century and published in scientific literature since the early 1900s. Since that time, the diet's popularity has waxed and waned as newer drugs ...
Jul 23, 2015
Vaccarezza MM, Silva WH
The ketogenic diet (KD) is currently a well-established treatment for patients with medically refractory, nonsurgical epilepsy. However, despite its efficacy, the KD is highly restrictive and constitutes a treatment wi...
Jul 23, 2015
Tasker RC, Vitali SH
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To discuss the use of continuous infusions, general anesthesia, hypothermia, and ketogenic diet as treatment for uncontrolled status epilepticus in pediatric patients. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent...
Jul 23, 2015
Tasker RC
Jul 21, 2015
Stockler S, Corvera S, Lambright D, Fogarty K, Nosova E, Leonard D, Steinfeld R, Ackerley C, Shyr C, Au N, Selby K, van Allen M, Vallance H, Wevers R, Watkins D, Rosenblatt D, Ross CJ, Conibear E, Wasserman W, van Karnebeek C
BACKGROUND: We report a 6.5 year-old female with a homozygous missense mutation in ZFYVE20, encoding Rabenosyn-5 (Rbsn-5), a highly conserved multi-domain protein implicated in receptor-mediated endocytosis. The clinic...
Jul 21, 2015
Hijaz NM, Bracken JM, Chandratre SR
UNLABELLED: Celiac crisis is a life-threatening presentation of celiac disease which is described in the context of classic gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms of diarrhea, leading to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. ...
Jul 21, 2015
Walker MC, Williams RS
Starting with the established antiepileptic drug, valproic acid, we have taken a novel approach to develop new antiseizure drugs that may be effective in status epilepticus. We first identified that valproic acid has a...
Jul 17, 2015
Varshneya K, Carico C, Ortega A, Patil CG
BACKGROUND: A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, often referred to as a ketogenic diet (KD), has been suggested to reduce frequency and severity of chronic pediatric and adult seizures. A hypoglycemic state, perpetuated ...