Efficacy and tolerability of olive oil-based ketogenic diet in children with drug -resistant epilepsy: A single center experience from Turkey


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Guzel O., Uysal U., ARSLAN N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, vol.23, no.1, pp.143-151, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2018.11.007
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.143-151
  • Keywords: Olive oil-based ketogenic diet, Efficacy, Tolerability, Complications, INFANTILE SPASMS, ILAE COMMISSION, TASK-FORCE, CLASSIFICATION, SEIZURES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: Ketogenic diet (KD) is an effective non-pharmacological treatment for drug resistant epilepsy. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy, tolerability and complications of olive oil-based KD in epileptic children.