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Use of the Atkins diet for children with Sturge-Weber Syndrome
Principal Investigator: Eric Kossoff, MD
You are invited to join a study enrolling children ages 2-18, with proven Sturge-Weber syndrome on an MRI, for a study of the Hopkins modified Atkins diet for treating intractable seizures. Children must have at least one seizure every month and have tried at least 2 anticonvulsant medications to enroll. The study involves 3 visits to Johns Hopkins over 6 months, which must be covered by the parent or insurance. Blood and urine studies will be obtained at the first and last visits.
For more information, contact Dr. Eric Kossoff at 410-614-6054 or email@example.com
Other Vascular Birthmark Related Research:
You must meet the following criteria to be in the study:
All information is strictly confidential. Your answers will be sent to the scoring coordinator anonamously (without your identity disclosed).
Elissa Uretsky- Rifkin, M.Ed. CMHC
If you are interested in finding out when new research becomes available, please check back for updates
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