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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 ...
Jul 16, 2015
Frier BM
Hypoglycaemia is a frequent adverse effect of treatment of diabetes mellitus with insulin and sulphonylureas. Fear of hypoglycaemia alters self-management of diabetes mellitus and prevents optimal glycaemic control. Mi...
Jul 16, 2015
Lima PA, Sampaio LP, Damasceno NR
Objectives Ketogenic diet (KD) is an important therapy used in the control of drug-refractory seizures. The major goal of this review is to update the knowledge about the adverse effects of KD on lipoproteins, lipid pr...
Jul 15, 2015
Mercimek-Mahmutoglu S, Cordeiro D, Cruz V, Hyland K, Struys EA, Kyriakopoulou L, Mamak E
BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS: Pyridoxine dependent epilepsy (PDE) due to mutations in the ALDH7A1 gene (PDE-ALDH7A1) is caused by α-aminoadipic-semialdehyde-dehydrogenase enzyme deficiency in the lysine pathway resulting ...
Jul 15, 2015
Pferschy-Wenzig EM, Bauer R
As all medicines, herbal medicinal products are expected to be safe, effective, and of appropriate quality. However, regulations on herbal medicinal products vary from country to country, and herbal preparations do occ...