Can we predict efficacy of the ketogenic diet in children with refractory epilepsy?

@article{Vehmeijer2015CanWP,
  title={Can we predict efficacy of the ketogenic diet in children with refractory epilepsy?},
  author={Florianne O. L. Vehmeijer and Elles J T M van der Louw and Willem Frans M. Arts and Coriene E. Catsman-Berrevoets and Rinze F Neuteboom},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={
          701-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The ketogenic diet (KD) can be effective in reducing seizures in children. Predictors of success have not been identified yet. AIMS To evaluate efficacy of KD treatment and to search for child- or diet-related factors that can predict its efficacy at 12 months follow-up. In addition we wish to determine the usefulness of a 3-month KD trial period. METHODS Single center retrospective study in a university paediatric hospital of children with refractory epilepsy in which the KD had… CONTINUE READING
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