Growth failure in children with intractable epilepsy is not due to increased resting energy expenditure.

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the resting energy expenditure (REE) of children with intractable epilepsy (IE) compared with healthy children, and to determine factors that contribute to the pattern of REE. REE, growth status, and body composition were assessed in 25 prepubertal children with IE (15 males, 10 females; mean age 5y 5mo [SD 2y 2mo… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.02064.x

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