A multicenter study of the efficacy of the ketogenic diet.

@article{Vining1998AMS,
  title={A multicenter study of the efficacy of the ketogenic diet.},
  author={Eileen P. G. Vining and J. M. Freeman and Karen R. Ballaban-Gil and CarolS. Camfield and PeterR. Camfield and Gregory L. Holmes and S Shinnar and Richard Charles Shuman and Edwin Trevathan and James W. Wheless},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={
          1433-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of the ketogenic diet in multiple centers. DESIGN A prospective study of the change in frequency of seizures in 51 children with intractable seizures who were treated with the ketogenic diet. SETTING Patients were enrolled from the clinical practices of 7 sites. The diet was initiated in-hospital and the patients were followed up for at least 6 months. PATIENTS Fifty-one children, aged 1 to 8 years, with more than 10 seizures per week, whose… CONTINUE READING
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