A G C Bergqvist

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Myoclonic astatic epilepsy and the use of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Epilepsy Res 100:258-60. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Long-term monitoring of the ketogenic diet: Do's and Don'ts
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Epilepsy Res 100:261-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acquired epileptic aphasia with the ketogenic diet
    A G Bergqvist
    Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program, Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Child Neurol 14:696-701. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Selenium deficiency associated with cardiomyopathy: a complication of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Epilepsia 44:618-20. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasting versus gradual initiation of the ketogenic diet: a prospective, randomized clinical trial of efficacy
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1810-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status in children with intractable epilepsy, and impact of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pannsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Epilepsia 48:66-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive power of first morning glucose and the ketogenic diet
    A G C Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropediatrics 38:193-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Growth failure in children with intractable epilepsy is not due to increased resting energy expenditure
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:439-44. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Progressive bone mineral content loss in children with intractable epilepsy treated with the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1678-84. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Christina Bergqvist; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Myoclonic astatic epilepsy and the use of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Epilepsy Res 100:258-60. 2012
    ..This disorder may be particularly sensitive to the ketogenic diet (KD). This article will briefly review the background, diagnostic criteria's and our current information regarding the use of dietary therapies in MAE...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term monitoring of the ketogenic diet: Do's and Don'ts
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Epilepsy Res 100:261-6. 2012
    ..Monitoring practices and treatments will be discussed and compared to the International Ketogenic Diet Consensus Statement (IKDCS) from 2008...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acquired epileptic aphasia with the ketogenic diet
    A G Bergqvist
    Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program, Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Child Neurol 14:696-701. 1999
    ..This is the first reported series of patients with acquired epileptic aphasia successfully treated with the ketogenic diet, and suggests a new therapeutic alternative for patients with this often difficult-to-treat disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Selenium deficiency associated with cardiomyopathy: a complication of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Epilepsia 44:618-20. 2003
    ..The KD is known to be deficient in most vitamins and minerals and may be deficient in trace minerals. We report biochemical selenium deficiency in nine patients on the KD, including one who developed cardiomyopathy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasting versus gradual initiation of the ketogenic diet: a prospective, randomized clinical trial of efficacy
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1810-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare the efficacy of a gradual KD initiation with the standard KD initiation preceded by a 24- to 48-h fast...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status in children with intractable epilepsy, and impact of the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pannsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Epilepsia 48:66-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe vitamin D status in children with intractable epilepsy prescribed newer antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) before initiation of and during 15-month treatment with the ketogenic diet (KD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive power of first morning glucose and the ketogenic diet
    A G C Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropediatrics 38:193-6. 2007
    ..Hypoglycemia was related to declining weight status irrespective of initiation style protocol. An effective KD can be provided in a manner to minimize side-effects and maximize efficacy...
  8. doi request reprint Growth failure in children with intractable epilepsy is not due to increased resting energy expenditure
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:439-44. 2008
    ..016). In children with IE, energy intake was also a statistically significant predictor of REE. CP largely explained the suboptimal growth status and lower REE of children with IE compared with healthy children...
  9. doi request reprint Progressive bone mineral content loss in children with intractable epilepsy treated with the ketogenic diet
    A G Christina Bergqvist
    Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1678-84. 2008
    ..The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and protein diet that effectively treats intractable epilepsy (IE)...

Research Grants5

  1. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Christina Bergqvist; Fiscal Year: 2004
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