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Reference Library

  • Clinical Studies Using KetoCal

    References for Clinical Studies Using KetoCal.

    • Kossoff EH et al. Prospective study of the Modified Atkins Diet in combination with a ketogenic liquid supplement during the initial month. J Child Neurol 2011;26(2):147-51 PubMed
    • Coppola G, et al. Ketogenic diet for the treatment of catastrophic epileptic encephalopathies in childhood. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2010 May;14(3):229-34. PubMed
    • Wusthoff CJ, et al. The ketogenic diet in treatment of two adults with prolonged nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2010 Jun;51(6):1083-5. PubMed
    • Rubenstein JE. Use of the ketogenic diet in neonates and infants. Epilepsia. 2008 Nov;49 Suppl 8:30-2. PubMed
  • The Ketogenic Diet for Children with Intractable Epilepsy

    Clinical References for The Ketogenic Diet for Children with Intractable Epilepsy.

    • Aguirre Castaneda RL, et al. Successful treatment of type 1 diabetes and seizures with combined ketogenic diet and insulin. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):e511-4. PubMed
    • Cusmai R, et al. Ketogenic diet in early myoclonic encephalopathy due to non ketotic hyperglycinemia. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2012 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
    • Groomes LB, et al. Do patients with absence epilepsy respond to ketogenic diets? J Child Neurol. 2011 Feb;26(2):160-5. PubMed
    • Dressler A, et al. Long-term outcome and tolerability of the ketogenic diet in drug-resistant childhood epilepsy--the Austrian experience. Seizure. 2010 Sep;19(7):404-8. PubMed
    • Patel A, et al. Long-term outcomes of children treated with the ketogenic diet in the past. Epilepsia. 2010 Jul;51(7):1277-82. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH. The ketogenic diet: an appropriate first-line therapy? Expert Rev Neurother. 2010 Jun;10(6):843-5. PubMed
    • Coppola G, et al. Ketogenic diet for the treatment of catastrophic epileptic encephalopathies in childhood. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2010 May;14(3):229-34. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Ketogenic Diets: An Update for Child Neurologists. J Child Neurol. 2009 Aug;24(8):979-88. PubMed
    • Neal EG, et al. A randomized trial of classical and medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diets in the treatment of childhood epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2009;50(5):1109–17. PubMed
    • Rubenstein JE. Use of the ketogenic diet in neonates and infants. Epilepsia. 2008 Nov;49 Suppl 8:30-2. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Optimal clinical management of children receiving the ketogenic diet: recommendations of the International Ketogenic Diet Study Group. Epilepsia. 2009 Feb;50(2):304-17. PubMed
    • Freeman JM, et al. The ketogenic diet: one decade later. Pediatrics. 2007 Mar;119(3):535-43. Abstract
    • Bergqvist AG, et al. Vitamin D status in children with intractable epilepsy, and impact of the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2007 Jan;48(1):66-71. PubMed
    • Hartman AL, et al. Clinical aspects of the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2007 Jan;48(1):31-42. Abstract
    • Bough KJ, et al. Anticonvulsant mechanisms of the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2007 Jan;48(1):43-58. PubMed
    • Groesbeck DK, et al. Long-term use of the ketogenic diet in the treatment of epilepsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2006 Dec;48(12):978-81. PubMed
    • Henderson CB, et al. Efficacy of the ketogenic diet as a treatment option for epilepsy: meta-analysis. J Child Neurol. 2006 Mar;21(3):193-8. PubMed
    • Bergqvist AG, et al. Fasting versus gradual initiation of the ketogenic diet: a prospective, randomized clinical trial of efficacy. Epilepsia. 2005 Nov;46(11):1810-9. PubMed
    • Rubenstein JE, et al. Experience in the use of the ketogenic diet as early therapy. J Child Neurol. 2005 Jan;20(1):31-4. PubMed
    • Pfeifer HH, et al. Low-glycemic-index treatment: a liberalized ketogenic diet for treatment of intractable epilepsy. Neurology. 2005 Dec 13;65(11):1810-2. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Benefits of an all-liquid ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2004 Sep;45(9):1163. PubMed
    • Mandel A, et al. Medical costs are reduced when children with intractable epilepsy are successfully treated with the ketogenic diet. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 Mar;102(3):396-8. PubMed
    • Hemingway C, et al. The ketogenic diet: a 3- to 6-year follow-up of 150 children enrolled prospectively. Pediatrics. 2001 Oct;108(4):898-905. PubMed
    • Freeman JM, et al. The efficacy of the ketogenic diet-1998: a prospective evaluation of intervention in 150 children. Pediatrics. 1998 Dec;102(6):1358-63. PubMed
  • The Modified Atkins Diet for Children with Intractable Epilepsy

    Clinical References for The Modified Atkins Diet for Children with Intractable Epilepsy.

    • Sharma S, et al. Use of the modified Atkins diet in infantile spasms refractory to first-line treatment. Seizure. 2012 Jan;21(1):45-8. PubMed
    • Kim YM, et al. Various indications for a modified Atkins diet in intractable childhood epilepsy. Brain Dev. 2011 Oct 14. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Prospective study of the Modified Atkins Diet in combination with a ketogenic liquid supplement during the initial month. J Child Neurol 2011;26(2):147-51. PubMed
    • Ito Y, et al. A modified Atkins diet is promising as a treatment for glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Jul;53(7):658-63. PubMed
    • Miranda MJ, et al. Danish study of a Modified Atkins diet for medically intractable epilepsy in children: Can we achieve the same results as with the classical ketogenic diet? Seizure. 2011;20:151-155. PubMed
    • Kumada T, et al. Modified Atkins Diet for the Treatment of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Children. J Child Neurol. 2010;25(4):485-489. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, at al. A pilot study of the modified Atkins diet for Sturge-Weber syndrome. Epilepsy Res. 2010 Dec;92(2-3):240-3. PubMed
    • Barzegar M, et al. A Modified Atkins Diet for Intractable Epilepsy. Iran J Child Neurology. 2010;4(3):15-20. Abstract
    • Tonekaboni SH, et al. Efficacy of the Atkins diet as therapy for intractable epilepsy in children. Archives of Iranian Medicine. 2010;13(6):492-7. PubMed
    • Porta N, et al. Comparison of seizure reduction and serum fatty acid levels after receiving the ketogenic and modified Atkins diet. Seizure. 2009;18(5):359–364. PubMed
    • Kang HC, et al. Use of a modified Atkins diet in intractable childhood epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2007;48(1):182–6. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. A randomized, crossover comparison of daily carbohydrate limits using the modified Atkins diet. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 May;10(3):432-6. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. A modified Atkins diet is effective for the treatment of intractable pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2006;47(2):421-4. PubMed
  • Dietary Therapies for Adults with Epilepsy

    Clinical References for Dietary Therapies for Adults with Epilepsy

    • Wusthoff CJ, et al. The ketogenic diet in treatment of two adults with prolonged nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2010 Jun;51(6):1083-5. PubMed
  • Infantile Spasms

    Clinical References for Infantile Spasms.

    • Sharma S, et al Use of the modified Atkins diet in infantile spasms refractory to first-line treatment. Seizure. 2012 Jan;21(1):45-8. PubMed
    • Numis AL, et al. The relationship of ketosis and growth to the efficacy of the ketogenic diet in infantile spasms. Epilepsy Res. 2011 Jun 21. PubMed
    • Hong AM, et al. Infantile spasms treated with the ketogenic diet: prospective single-center experience in 104 consecutive infants. Epilepsia. 2010 Aug;51(8):1403-7. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. A case-control evaluation of the ketogenic diet versus ACTH for new-onset infantile spasms. Epilepsia. 2008 Sep;49(9):1504-9. PubMed
    • Eun SH, et al. Ketogenic diet for treatment of infantile spasms. Brain Dev. 2006 Oct;28(9):566-71. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Efficacy of the ketogenic diet for infantile spasms. Pediatrics. 2002 May;109(5):780-3. PubMed
  • Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome

    Clinical References for Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome.

    • Ito Y, et al. A modified Atkins diet is promising as a treatment for glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Jul;53(7):658-63. PubMed
    • Klepper J. Glucose transporter deficiency syndrome (GLUT1DS) and the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2008 Nov;49 Suppl 8:46-9. PubMed
    • Cornejo VE, et al. Glucose transponer type 1 deficiency síndrome (GLUT-1 SD) treated with ketogenic diet. Report of one case. Rev Med Chil. 2007 May;135(5):631-5. PubMed
  • Dravet Syndrome

    Clinical References for Dravet Syndrome

    • Nabbout R, et al. Ketogenic diet also benefits Dravet syndrome patients receiving stiripentol: A prospective pilot study. Epilepsia. 2011 Jul;52(7):e54-7. PubMed
    • Veggiotti P, et al. The ketogenic diet for Dravet syndrome and other epileptic encephalopathies: an Italian consensus. Epilepsia. 2011 Apr;52 Suppl 2:83-9. PubMed
    • Caraballo RH. Nonpharmacologic treatments of Dravet syndrome: focus on the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2011 Apr;52 Suppl 2:79-82. PubMed
    • Caraballo RH, et al. Ketogenic diet in patients with Dravet syndrome. Epilepsia. 2005 Sep;46(9):1539-44. PubMed
  • Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy (also known as Doose Syndrome)

    Clinical References for Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy (also known as Doose Syndrome).

    • Mulligan JE, et al. Myoclonic astatic epilepsy and the role of the ketogenic diet. Med Health R I. 2011 May;94(5):127-30. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Will seizure control improve by switching from the modified Atkins diet to the traditional ketogenic diet? Epilepsia. 2010 Dec;51(12):2496-9. PubMed
    • Caraballo RH, et al. Ketogenic diet in patients with myoclonic-astatic epilepsy. Epileptic Disord. 2006 Jun;8(2):151-5. PubMed
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome

    Clinical References for Sturge-Weber Syndrome.

    • Kossoff EH, et al. A pilot study of the modified Atkins diet for Sturge-Weber syndrome. Epilepsy Res. 2010 Dec;92(2-3):240-3. PubMed
  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Clinical References for Tuberous Sclerosis.

    • Coppola G, et al.The effects of the ketogenic diet in refractory partial seizures with reference to tuberous sclerosis. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2006 May;10(3):148-51. Epub 2006 Apr 24. PubMed
    • Kossoff EH, et al. Tuberous sclerosis complex and the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia. 2005 Oct;46(10):1684-6. PubMed
  • Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    Clinical References for Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency.

    • El-Gharbawy AH, et al. Follow-up of a child with pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency on a less restrictive ketogenic diet. Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Feb;102(2):214-5. PubMed
    • Wexler ID, et al. Outcome of pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency treated with ketogenic diets. Studies in patients with identical mutations. Neurology. 1997 Dec;49(6):1655-61. PubMed
    • Wijburg FA, et al. Leigh syndrome associated with a deficiency of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex: results of treatment with a ketogenic diet. Neuropediatrics. 1992 Jun;23(3):147-52. PubMed
    • Falk RE, et al. Ketonic diet in the management of pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency. Pediatrics. 1976 Nov;58(5):713-21. PubMed
  • Refractory Status Epilepticus

    Clinical References for Refractory Status Epilepticus.

    • Cervenka MC, et al. The ketogenic diet for medically and surgically refractory status epilepticus in the neurocritical care unit. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Dec;15(3):519-24. PubMed
    • Nam SH, et al. The role of ketogenic diet in the treatment of refractory status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2011 Nov;52(11):e181-4. PubMed
    • Wusthoff CJ, et al. The ketogenic diet in treatment of two adults with prolonged nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2010 Jun;51(6):1083-5. PubMed
    • Kumada T, et al. Modified Atkins diet for the treatment of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in children. J Child Neurol. 2010 Apr;25(4):485-9. PubMed
  • Generalized vs. Focal Epilepsy

    Clinical References for Generalized vs. Focal Epilepsy.

    • Kayyali H, et al. A. The Ketogenic Diet Efficacy in Generalized vs Focal Epilepsy (abstract). In: American Epilepsy Society’s Annual Meeting; 2 Dec 2011-6 Dec-2011; Baltimore, MD. Abstract 2.293. Abstract
  • Non Ketotic Hyperglycinemia

    Clinical References for Non Ketotic Hyperglycinemia.

    • Cusmai R, et al. Ketogenic diet in early myoclonic encephalopathy due to non ketotic hyperglycinemia. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2012 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
  • CDKL5 Mutation

    Clinical References for CDKL5 Mutation.

    • Moseley BD, et al. Historic, Clinical, and Prognostic Features of Epileptic Encephalopathies Caused by CDKL5 Mutations. Pediatr Neurol. 2012 Feb;46(2):101-5. PubMed