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Jul 11, 2014
Muñana KR
The term refractory epilepsy is utilized in veterinary medicine to describe a condition in which an animal with epilepsy fails to attain satisfactory seizure control or suffers intolerable side effects despite appropri...
Jul 11, 2014
Schoeler NE, Wood S, Aldridge V, Sander JW, Cross JH, Sisodiya SM
Ketogenic dietary therapies are an effective treatment for children with drug-resistant epilepsy. There is currently no high-quality evidence regarding ketogenic dietary therapies in adults, and further research has be...
Jul 10, 2014
Gama IR, Trindade-Filho EM, Oliveira SL, Bueno NB, Melo IT, Cabral-Junior CR, Barros EM, Galvão JA, Pereira WS, Ferreira RC, Domingos BR, da Rocha Ataide T
Two sources of medium-chain triglycerides-triheptanoin with anaplerotic properties and coconut oil with antioxidant features-have emerged as promising therapeutic options for the management of pharmacoresistant epileps...
Jul 7, 2014
Simeone TA, Samson KK, Matthews SA, Simeone KA
The ketogenic diet (KD) is an effective therapy for pediatric refractory epilepsies; however, whether the KD changes the pathologic network oscillations generated by an epileptic brain remains unknown. We have reported...
Jul 6, 2014
Parakh M, Katewa V
Non pharmacological treatment, in addition to pharmacological treatment is indicated in patients with refractory/pharmacoresistant epilepsy and includes ketogenic diet, deep brain stimulator, vagal nerve stimulator, tr...
Jul 6, 2014
Kossoff EH, Cervenka MC, Henry BJ, Haney CA, Turner Z
The modified Atkins diet has been used since 2003 for the treatment of children and adults with refractory epilepsy.This “alternative” ketogenic diet is started in clinic, without fasting, hospitalization, and restrict...
Jul 6, 2014
Sort R, Born AP, Pedersen KN, Fonsmark L, Uldall P
INTRODUCTION: Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) in children is associated with a significant risk of death or neurological morbidity. Recently attention has been drawn to the ketogenic diet (KD) as an acute treatment...
Jul 1, 2014
Taub KS, Kessler SK, Bergqvist AG
OBJECTIVE: Few studies have examined the long-term sustainability of complete seizure freedom on the ketogenic diet (KD). The purpose of this study was to describe the risk of seizure recurrence in children who achieve...
Jul 1, 2014
López González FJ, Rodríguez Osorio X, Gil-Nagel Rein A, Carreño Martínez M, Serratosa Fernández J, Villanueva Haba V, Donaire Pedraza AJ, Mercadé Cerdá JM
INTRODUCTION: Drug-resistant epilepsy affects 25% of all epileptic patients, and quality of life decreases in these patients due to their seizures. Early detection is crucial in order to establish potential treatment a...
Jul 1, 2014
Díaz V, Camarena C, de la Vega A, Martínez-Pardo M, Díaz C, López M, Hernández F, Andrés A, Jara P
OBJECTIVES:: To evaluate indications, results and clinical and neurological evolution in children who have undergone liver transplantation for classical maple syrup urine disease (MSUD). METHODS:: Descriptive s...