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Mar 21, 2017
Sathiya Priya C, Bhavani K, Anuradha CV
Valproic acid (VPA) is an anti-epileptic drug used in patients with convulsive seizures and psychic disorders. Despite its therapeutic use, VPA administration is associated with several side effects of which hepatostea...
Mar 16, 2017
Ashrafi MR, Hosseini SA, Zamani GR, Mohammadi M, Tavassoli A, Badv RS, Heidari M, Karimi P, Malamiri RA
To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a classic 4:1 ketogenic diet using a formula-based powder in infants and children with refractory seizures who are reluctant to eat homemade foods. We conducted an ...
Mar 14, 2017
Song JM, Hahn J, Kim SH, Chang MJ
OBJECTIVES: West syndrome (also known as infantile spasm because of its main seizure type) is a rare form of epilepsy that begins during early infancy. Recent guidelines and reviews on West syndrome recommend the use o...
Mar 13, 2017
Beattie JF, Thompson MD, Parks PH, Jacobs RQ, Goyal M
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) includes a wide range of practices and products that are generally outside the use of conventional medicine as practiced in Western cultures. Use of CAM in persons with epil...
Mar 11, 2017
Pessoa D, Cruz R, Machado B, Tenorio B, Nogueira R
OBJECTIVE: The consumption of hyperlipidic diets has grown markedly in recent decades, and several studies have linked this consumption with the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Conversely, hyperlipidic diets...
Mar 11, 2017
Håglin L
Hypophosphatemia (HP) with or without intracellular depletion of inorganic phosphate (Pi) and adenosine triphosphate has been associated with central and peripheral nervous system complications and can be observed in v...
Mar 10, 2017
Appavu B, Vanatta L, Condie J, Kerrigan JF, Jarrar R
PURPOSE: We aimed to study whether ketogenic diet (KD) therapy leads to resolution of super-refractory status epilepticus in pediatric patients without significant harm. METHOD: A retrospective review was perfo...
Mar 10, 2017
Scichilone JM, Yarraguntla K, Charalambides A, Harney JP, Butler D
For decades, the ketogenic diet has been an effective treatment of intractable epilepsy in children. Childhood epilepsy is pharmacoresistant in 25-40 % of patients taking the current prescribed medications. Chronic sei...
Mar 10, 2017
Luat AF, Coyle L, Kamat D
The ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsies in children. In addition, it is the first-line treatment for some metabolic disorders, such as glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome. This ...
Mar 9, 2017
Cheng N, Rho JM, Masino SA
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by deficits in sociability and communication, and increased repetitive and/or restrictive behaviors. While the etio-pathogenesis of ASD is unknown, clinical manifestation...