• Barriers to implementation of dietary therapy for pediatric epilepsy in resource limited countries: Ethiopian experience

    13 days ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    There are dramatic worldwide disparities in access to effective epilepsy treatments. Availability of antiseizure medications , dietary therapies, surgical, and neurostimulation options is limited in low and middle income countries , reducing opportunities to achieve seizure freedom. Ketogenic diet therapy can result in at least a 50% reduction in seizures in about half of children with drug-resistant epilepsy. The International League Against Epilepsy emphasize the importance of expanding this treatment globally .
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