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*McNally MA, Pyzik PL, Rubenstein JE, Hamdy RF, Kossoff EH. Empiric use of potassium citrate reduces kidney-stone incidence with the ketogenic diet. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug;124(2):e300-4. Epub 2009 Jul 13.

*Cervenka MC, Hartman AL, Venkatesan A, Geocadin RG, Kossoff EH.  The ketogenic diet for medically and surgically refractory status epilepticus in the neurocritical care unit.  Neurocritical Care, in press.

Freeman JM, Vining EPG, Pillas DJ, Pyzik PL, Casey JC, Kelly MT. The efficacy of the ketogenic diet—1998: a prospective evaluation of intervention in 150 children. Pediatrics 1998;102:1358–1363.

*Groomes LB, Pyzik PL, Turner Z, Dorward JL, Goode VH, Kossoff EH.  Do patients with absence epilepsy respond to ketogenic diets?  J Child Neurol 2011; 26:160-165.

*Hong AM, Hamdy RF, Turner Z, Kossoff EH. Infantile spasms treated with the ketogenic diet: Prospective single-center experience in 104 consecutive infants. Epilepsia 2010;51:1403–1407.
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*Kossoff EH, Hedderick EF, Turner Z, Freeman JM. A case-control evaluation of the ketogenic diet versus ACTH for new-onset in­fantile spasms. Epilepsia 2008;49:1504–1509.
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Kossoff EH, Pyzik PL, McGrogan JR, Vining EPG, Freeman JM. Efficacy of the ketogenic diet for infantile spasms. Pediatrics 2002;109:780–783.

Kossoff EH, Rowley H, Sinha SR, Vining EPG. A prospective study of the modified Atkins diet for intractable epilepsy in adults. Epilepsia 2008;49:316–319.

Kossoff EH, Zupec-Kania BA, Rho JM. Ketogenic Diets: An update for child neurologists. J Child Neurol 2009;24:979–988.
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Kossoff EH, McGrogan JR, Freeman JM.  Benefits of an all-liquid ketogenic diet.  Epilepsia 2004;45:1163.

Kossoff EH, McGrogan JR, Bluml RM, Pillas DJ, Rubenstein JE, Vining EP.  A modified Atkins diet is effective for the treatment of intractable pediatric epilepsy.  Epilepsia 2006;47:421-424.

Kossoff EH, Hartman AL, Rubenstein JE, Vining EP.  High-dose oral prednisolone for infantile spasms: an effective and less expensive alternative to ACTH.  Epilepsy Behav 2009; 14:674-676.

Kossoff EH.  Infantile spasms.  Neurologist 2010;16:69-75.
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Kossoff EH, Zupec-Kania BA, Amark PE, Ballaban-Gil KR, Bergqvist ACG, Blackford R, Buchhalter JR, Caraballo RH, Cross JH, Dahlin MG, Donner EJ, Jehle RS, Klepper J, Kim HD, Liu YMC, Nation J,Nordli, DR Jr, Pfeifer HH, Rho JM, Stafstrom CE, Thiele EA, Turner Z, Veggiotti P, Vining EPG, Wheless JW, Wirrell EC, Charlie Foundation, and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society. Optimal clinical management of children receiving the ketogenic diet: recommendations of the international ketogenic diet study group. Epilepsia 2009;50:304–317.
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Kossoff EH, Dorward JL, Turner Z, Pyzik PL.  Prospective study of the Modified Atkins Diet in combination with a ketogenic liquid supplement during the initial month.  J Child Neurol 2011; 26: 147-151.
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Kossoff EH, Dorward JL, The Modified Atkins Diet.  Epilepsia. 2008 Nov;49 Suppl 8:37-41.
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Lee PR, Kossoff EH.  Dietary Treatments for Epilepsy: Management Guidelines for the General Practitioner.  Epilepsy Behav, in press.

Neal EG, Chaffe HM, Schwartz RH, Lawson M, Edwards N, Fitzsimmons G, Whitney A, Cross JH. The ketogenic diet in the treatment of epilepsy in children: a randomised, controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2008;7:500–506.

Nordli DR, Jr., Kuroda MM, Carroll J, et. al. Experience with the ketogenic diet in infants. Pediatrics 2001;108:129–133.

*Patel A, Pyzik PL, Turner Z, Rubensetein JE, Kossoff EH. Long-term outcomes of children treated with the ketogenic diet in the past. Epilepsia 2010;51:1277–1282.

Pfeifer HH, Thiele EA. Low-glycemic-index treatment: a liberalized ketogenic diet for treatment of intractable epilepsy. Neurology 2005;65:1810–1812.

Rubenstein JE, Kossoff EH, Pyzik PL, Vining EPG, McGrogan JR, Freeman JM. Experience in the use of the ketogenic diet as early therapy. J Child Neurol 2005;20:31–34.

Vining EPG, Freeman JM, for the Ketogenic Diet Study Group. A multi-center study of the efficacy of the ketogenic diet. Arch Neurol 1998;55:1433–1437.

*Sharma S, Sankhyan N, Gulati S, Agarwala A.  Use of the modified Atkins diet in infantile spasms refractory to first-line treatment.  Seizure. 2012;21:45-48.

*Payne NE, Cross JH, Sander JW, Sisodiya SM.  The ketogenic and related diets in adolescents and adults-a review.  Epilepsia 2011;52:1941-1948

*Cervenka MC, Hartman AL, Venkatesan A, Geocadin RG, Kossoff EH.  The ketogenic diet for medically and surgically refractory status epilepticus in the neurocritical care unit.  Neurocritical Care 2011;15:519-524.

*=Supported by the Carson Harris Foundation or inspired/involving Carson as a participant in this research.