3 Mar 2021

The ketogenic diet for super refractory status epilepticus – Why and how?

L-R: Dr Joshua Laing and Ms Neha Kaul
Super refractory status epilepticus carries up to a 40% mortality rate and controlled clinical trials of any treatment are severely limited. Ms Neha Kaul is a dietitian and Dr Joshua Laing is a PhD student in Central Clinical School's Department of Neuroscience explain how the ketogenic diet is emerging as a potential treatment option for SRSE, and their recent article provides practical considerations on using the diet in these cases. 

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