Long-term effects of kwashiorkor on the electroencephalogram

@article{Bartel1979LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of kwashiorkor on the electroencephalogram},
  author={Peter R Bartel and R. D. Griesel and Israel Freiman and E. U. Rosen and J. Geefhuysen},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1979},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          753-7
        }
}
The long-term effects of kwashiorkor on the electroencephalogram were assessed by means of computer analysis techniques. The experimental group, consisting of 30 black children, 6 to 12 years old, hospitalized for the treatment of kwashiorkor during the first 27 months of life, was age-matched with three control groups. These were a group of siblings and of yardmates, neither of whom had been exposed to acute infantile malnutrition, and a very high socioeconomic group of white children. The… CONTINUE READING