Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy

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Abstract

In this chapter the history of the development of the ketogenic diet, current understanding of the biochemistry of ketone body formation and its relation to the anticonvulsant effect of the diet, considerations related to patient selection, and diet efficacy, complications, advantages, and disadvantages are reviewed. Reference is made to studies using experimental animal models, and human clinical trials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEpilepsy in Children and Adolescents
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages219-241
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9780470741238
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012

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Epilepsy
Ketogenic Diet
Diet
Ketone Bodies
Biochemistry
Anticonvulsants
Patient Selection
Animal Models
History
Clinical Trials
Therapeutics

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  • Neuroscience(all)

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Wheless, J. (2012). Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy. In Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents (pp. 219-241). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119998600.ch13

Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy. / Wheless, James.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents. John Wiley and Sons, 2012. p. 219-241.

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Wheless, J 2012, Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy. in Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents. John Wiley and Sons, pp. 219-241. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119998600.ch13
Wheless J. Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy. In Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents. John Wiley and Sons. 2012. p. 219-241 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119998600.ch13
Wheless, James. / Dietary Therapies to Treat Epilepsy. Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents. John Wiley and Sons, 2012. pp. 219-241
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