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Ketogenic diet in 3 cases of childhood refractory status epilepticus

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Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) in children is associated with a significant risk of death or neurological morbidity. Recently attention has been drawn to the ketogenic diet (KD) as an acute treatment, as it has shown promise in controlling seizures in otherwise refractory status epilepticus in several cases. We have listed these and reviewed all cases of KD used in RSE at our centre. KD was given as 4:1 fat:carbohydrate-protein solution.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society
Volume17
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)531-6
Number of pages6
ISSN1090-3798
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Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

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