The ketogenic diet (KD) is a therapeutic diet, which has been shown to improve seizure control in patients with drug resistant epilepsy, and is used in some patients with metabolic conditions for example, glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1) and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDH).
NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.
We have an ongoing programme of research, and you or your child may be invited to take part in a research project whilst under the care of the team. This is always entirely voluntary, and whether you choose to participate or not, your clinical care will not be affected. Any information gathered may be used anonymously for research purposes to improve our understanding and lead to better treatments for other children and families in the future.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of Antley-Bixler syndrome and where to get help. Antley-Bixler syndrome is a type of complex craniosynostosis named after the doctors who first described it.
The number of people taking part in research trials at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has increased by 48 per cent, according to figures released this week by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital for the recognition, prevention and treatment of the refeeding syndrome in children and young people admitted in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health who have experienced recent starvation.
A team from University College London Hospitals (UCLH), UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has won the clinical leadership team award in the BMJ awards, the UK's leading medical awards which promote excellence in healthcare and recognise the inspirational work of healthcare teams across the country.
A team from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and UCL has operated on the abnormally developed spinal cords of two babies in the womb, in what are the first surgeries of their kind in the UK.
A major national study into the development of babies and young children with severe visual impairment has shown the efficacy of an early intervention programme for the first time, supporting them to reach important developmental milestones and experience fewer mental health issues, compared to those receiving other types of support in the community.
The cleft team has a long history of clinical research and audit activity. It is a multi-disciplinary service and the contributions have been from speech and language therapists, psychologists, audiological physicians, orthodontists, paediatricians, as well as surgeons.