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Jul 2, 2017
Yuen AWC, Walcutt IA, Sander JW
Diets that increase production of ketone bodies to provide alternative fuel for the brain are evolving from the classic ketogenic diet for epilepsy devised nearly a century ago. The classic ketogenic diet and its more ...
Jul 1, 2017
Kadowaki A, Sada N, Juge N, Wakasa A, Moriyama Y, Inoue T
OBJECTIVE: The ketogenic diet is clinically used to treat drug-resistant epilepsy. The diet treatment markedly increases ketone bodies (acetoacetate and β-hydroxybutyrate), which work as energy metabolites in the brain...
Jul 1, 2017
Wijnen BFM, van Mastrigt GAPG, Evers SMAA, Gershuni O, Lambrechts DAJE, Majoie MHJM, Postulart D, Aldenkamp BAP, de Kinderen RJA
The increasing number of treatment options and the high costs associated with epilepsy have fostered the development of economic evaluations in epilepsy. It is important to examine the availability and quality of these...
Jun 29, 2017
Sampaio LP
The ketogenic diet (KD), a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and adequate-protein diet is an established, effective nonpharmacologic treatment option for intractable childhood epilepsy. The KD was developed in 1921 and even ...
Jun 28, 2017
Thompson L, Fecske E, Salim M, Hall A
Drug-resistant epilepsy poses a challenge in neonatal patients, especially those in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), who have various secondary comorbidities. We present results of four children with a history ...
Jun 27, 2017
Ruskin DN, Fortin JA, Bisnauth SN, Masino SA
The core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder are poorly treated with current medications. Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder are frequently comorbid with a diagnosis of epilepsy and vice versa. Medically-supervised ...
Jun 27, 2017
Azevedo de Lima P, Baldini Prudêncio M, Murakami DK, Pereira de Brito Sampaio L, Figueiredo Neto AM, Teixeira Damasceno NR
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the classic ketogenic diet (KD) on low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subfractions in children and adolescents with refracto...
Jun 27, 2017
Wiemer-Kruel A, Haberlandt E, Hartmann H, Wohlrab G, Bast T
OBJECTIVE: Children with myoclonic astatic epilepsy (MAE; Doose syndrome) whose seizures do not respond immediately to standard antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are at high risk of developing an epileptic encephalopathy with...
Jun 27, 2017
Boison D, Meier JC, Masino SA
Jun 27, 2017
Lee HA, Lee S, Yim SV, Kim BH
BACKGROUND: Pregabalin binds to the α2δ auxiliary subunit of voltage-gated calcium channels, which are widely distributed throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems and modulate calcium-dependent neurotransm...