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Epilepsy and the ketogenic diet

Author: Carl Ernest Stafstrom; Jong M Rho
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, 2004
Series: Nutrition and health
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than 80 years, the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet has been used as a means to control epilepsy. This text discusses the clinical and basic aspects of the diet, as well as how to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Ernest Stafstrom; Jong M Rho
ISBN: 1588292959 9781588292957
OCLC Number: 488928564
Description: xx, 352 s. : illustrations ;
Contents: An introduction to seizures and epilepsy: cellular mechanisms underlying classification and treatment / Carl E. Stafstrom --
History and origin of the ketogenic diet / James W. Wheless --
The ketogenic diet: the physician's perspective / Eric H. Kossoff and John M. Freeman --
Clinical use of the ketogenic diet: the dietician's role / Beth Zupec-Kania, Rhonda Roel Werner, and Mary L. Zupanc --
How to maintain and support a ketogenic diet program: a nursing perspective / Jeri E. Nichols-Sutherling and Danine Mele-Ha --
Efficacy of the ketogenic diet / James E. Rubenstein and Eileen P.G. Vining --
The ketogenic diet in adults / Michael R. Sperling and Maromi Nei --
Indications and contraindications of the ketogenic diet / Anna Gunhild Christina Bergqvist --
Complications of the ketogenic diet / Karen R. Ballaban-Gil --
Measuring and interpreting ketosis and fatty acid profiles in patients on a high-fat ketogenic diet / Kathy Musa-Veloso and Stephen C. Cunnane Insights from neuroimaging studies into ketosis and the ketogenic diet / Jullie W. Pan --
Potential applications of the ketogenic diet in disorders other than epilepsy / Rif S. El-Mallakh --
Dietary treatments for epilepsy other than the ketogenic diet / Carl E. Stafstrom and Gregory L. Holmes --
Effects of the ketogenic diet on cerebral energy metabolism / Douglas R. Nordli Jr. and Darryl C. De Vivo --
The ketogenic diet: interactions with brain amino acid handling / Marc Yudkoff ... [et al.] --
Molecular regulation of ketogenesis / Tim E. Cullingford --
The effects of ketone bodies on neuronal excitability / Sergei S. Likhodii and W. McIntyre Burnham --
Effects of the ketogenic diet on acute seizure models / Douglas A. Eagles and Kristopher J. Bough --
Caloric restriction and epilepsy: historical perspectives, relationship to the ketogenic diet, and analysis in epileptic EL mice / Thomas N. Seyfried, Amanda E. Greene, and Mariana T. Todorova The role of norepinephrine in the anticonvulsant mechanism of action of the ketogenic diet / Patricia Szot --
Galanin and neuropeptide Y: orexigenic neuropeptides link food intake, energy homeostasis, and seizure susceptibility / David Weinshenker --
The neuroprotective and antiepileptogenic effects of the ketogenic diet / Jong M. Rho --
Afterword: a parent's perspective on childhood epilepsy / Jim Abrahams
Series Title: Nutrition and health
Responsibility: edited by Carl E. Stafstrom and Jong M. Rho ; foreword by Philip A. Schwartzkroin

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Foreword by Philip A. Schwartzkroin, PhD"This book is a comprehensive summary of the use of the ketogenic diet for treatment of medically intractable epilepsy. This book should be read by all those Read more...

 
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