Six-month efficacy of the Ketogenic diet is predicted after 3 months and is unrelated to clinical variables.

@article{Wu2016SixmonthEO,
  title={Six-month efficacy of the Ketogenic diet is predicted after 3 months and is unrelated to clinical variables.},
  author={You-jia Wu and Lin-mei Zhang and Yi-ming Chai and Ji Wang and Li-Fei Yu and Wenhui Li and Yuan-feng Zhou and Shui-Zhen Zhou},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2016},
  volume={55},
  pages={165-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the 6-month efficacy of a Ketogenic diet (KD) in children with drug-resistant epilepsy and to analyze the associated factors that affect the efficacy of a KD. METHODS Eighty-seven pediatric patients with drug-resistant epilepsy who followed a KD for at least 6 months were included in this study. The efficacy of a KD was assessed based upon the seizure frequency, as recorded by parents and caregivers. The number of cases and the degree of… CONTINUE READING
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