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Table 3 Studies examining the association of pancreatitis and the ketogenic diet

From: Recurrent acute pancreatitis during a ketogenic diet—a case report and literature review

Study Study type Number of patients in study Number of cases of acute pancreatitis Age, year Indication for ketogenic diet Triglycerides at time of diagnosis of acute pancreatitis Ketogenic diet duration Outcome of patients with acute pancreatitis
Stewart et al. [19] Case report 1 1 9 Glucose transport protein syndrome N/A 8.5 years Death
Mackay et al. [20] Retrospective chart review 26 1 Median age in study was 6.1 Refractory epilepsy N/A Median duration of treatment in study was 9 months Early cessation of ketogenic diet, treatment details unknown
Mori et al. [21] Case report 1 1 5.7 Refractory epilepsy N/A 5.25 years Death
Lyczkowski et al. [22] Retrospective study 71 2 Mean age in study was 6.52 Refractory epilepsy N/A 4 months Early cessation of ketogenic diet, treatment details unknown
Sofou et al. [23] Longitudinal cohort study 19 1 4.2 Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency N/A 15 months Early cessation of ketogenic diet, treatment details unknown
Buse et al. [14] Case report 1 1 42 Weight loss > 25.86 mmol/L (normal < 2.2 mmol/L) Several days 13-day hospital admission with discharge in good condition and normalized triglycerides