Brain Benefits Of CAVM For Epilepsy


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These are the footnotes for Dr. Robinson's March 2012 column, Brain Benefits of CAVM for Epilepsy.

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22. Miranda MJ, Mortensen M, Povlsen JH, et al. Danish study of a Modified Atkins diet for medically intractable epilepsy in children: Can we achieve the same results as with the classical ketogenic diet? Seizure. 2011;20:151-155.

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32. Pistolese RA. Epilepsy and seizure disorders: a review of literature relative to chiropractic care of children. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2001;24:199-205.

33. Albuquerque FC, Hu YC, Dashti SR, et al. Craniocervical arterial dissections as sequelae of chiropractic manipulation: patterns of injury and management. J Neurosurg. 2011;115(6):1197-1205.

34. Stavem K, Kloster R, Rossberg E, et al. Acupuncture in intractable epilepsy: lack of effect on health-related quality of life. Seizure. 2000;9:422-426.

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