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Sep 19, 2014
Zhu DN, Xie MM, Wang JH, Wang J, Ma DY, Sun L, Li LC, Wang MM
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical efficiency, electroencephalogram (EEG) changes and cognitive improvements of ketogenic diet (KD) in children with refractory epilepsy. METHODS: Twenty pediatric patients (7-61 m...
Sep 19, 2014
Westmark CJ
Numerous neurological disorders including fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, autism, and Alzheimer's disease are co-morbid with epilepsy. We have observed elevated seizure propensity in mouse models of these disorders ...
Sep 18, 2014
Brazil R
Sep 17, 2014
Işikay S
L-2 Hydroxyglutaric aciduria is a rare, progressive, autosomal recessively inherited metabolic disorder of organic acid metabolism. It is characterised by macrocephaly, progressive neurological syndrome with cerebellar...
Sep 16, 2014
Sharma S, Jain P
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and restricted protein diet that is useful in patients with refractory epilepsy. The efficacy of the ketogenic diet is better than most of the new antiepileptic drugs...
Sep 16, 2014
Stockler-Ipsiroglu S, van Karnebeek C, Longo N, Korenke GC, Mercimek-Mahmutoglu S, Marquart I, Barshop B, Grolik C, Schlune A, Angle B, Araújo HC, Coskun T, Diogo L, Geraghty M, Haliloglu G, Konstantopoulou V, Leuzzi V, Levtova A, Mackenzie J, Maranda B, Mhanni AA, Mitchell G, Morris A, Newlove T, Renaud D, Scaglia F, Valayannopoulos V, van Spronsen FJ, Verbruggen KT, Yuskiv N, Nyhan W, Schulze A
We collected data on 48 patients from 38 families with guanidinoacetate methyltransferase (GAMT) deficiency. Global developmental delay/intellectual disability (DD/ID) with speech/language delay and behavioral problems...
Sep 12, 2014
Kossoff EH, Veggiotti P, Genton P, Desguerre I
The transition of adolescents with refractory epilepsy to the care of adult neurologists can be challenging. For those patients with epilepsy due to mitochondrial disorders, Lafora disease, Unverricht-Lundborg disease,...
Sep 12, 2014
Steller J, Gargus JJ, Gibbs LH, Hasso AN, Kimonis VE
Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDHC) deficiency is an inborn error of metabolism that occurs most commonly due to mutations in the X-linked E1α subunit gene (PDHA1). We report a novel duplication of PDHA1 associated w...
Sep 12, 2014
Chapman KE, Kim DY, Rho JM, Ng YT, Kerrigan JF
Seizures associated with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) are notoriously intractable to medical therapy, and while surgical resection affords most affected patients with complete or near seizure-freedom, there remains a ne...
Sep 10, 2014
Meidenbauer JJ, Roberts MF
Dietary therapy has been used to treat many individuals with epilepsy whose seizures are refractory to antiepileptic drugs. The mechanisms for how dietary therapy confers seizure protection are currently not well under...