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ALLMedicine™ Infantile Spasm Center

Research & Reviews  51 results

Early-onset spontaneously relieved spasms of infancy in sleep: Electroclinical characte...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.braindev.2022.06.001
Brain & Development; Hu Q, Luo Y et. al.

Jun 20th, 2022 - Infantile spasm-like paroxysms are often difficult to classify as epileptic or non-epileptic. We aimed to study spontaneously relieved (non-epileptic) spasms of infancy in sleep. Elucidation of the electroclinical characteristics and differential ...

Epileptic and Epileptiform Encephalopathies
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1179970-print

Apr 13th, 2022 - Background The term epileptic encephalopathy describes a heterogeneous group of epilepsy syndromes associated with severe cognitive and behavioral disturbances. These disorders vary in their age of onset, developmental outcome, etiologies, neurops...

Epileptic and Epileptiform Encephalopathies
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1179970-overview

Apr 13th, 2022 - Background The term epileptic encephalopathy describes a heterogeneous group of epilepsy syndromes associated with severe cognitive and behavioral disturbances. These disorders vary in their age of onset, developmental outcome, etiologies, neurops...

Epileptic and Epileptiform Encephalopathies
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1179970-overview

Apr 13th, 2022 - Background The term epileptic encephalopathy describes a heterogeneous group of epilepsy syndromes associated with severe cognitive and behavioral disturbances. These disorders vary in their age of onset, developmental outcome, etiologies, neurops...

Quality of life at 6 years in children treated for West syndrome with hormonal therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.107974
Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B; Wanigasinghe J, Arambepola C et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - West syndrome is a severe epileptic encephalopathy occurring in infancy. Majority of affected children suffer from poor epilepsy control in later life and are dependent on care-givers for daily living. There is no previous study evaluating the Qua...

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Drugs  1 results

SABRIL® (vigabatrin) tablets
https://www.sabril.net/

Learn about Sabril (vigabatrin) for refractory complex partial seizures and infantile spasms, including Important Safety Information and full Prescribing Information, including boxed warning.

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News  10 results

Smartphone Diagnosis in Infant Seizures Could Be Highly Effective
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971173

Apr 27th, 2022 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Andrew N. Wilner, MD: Welcome to Medscape. I'm Dr Andrew Wilner, reporting from the American Epilepsy Society meeting. Today, I have the pleasure of speaking with Dr Chethan Rao, a child and adolescent ...

EEG surveillance, preseizure treatment prevents TSC epilepsy, cognitive loss
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/214984/epilepsy-seizures/eeg-surveillance-preseizure-treatment-prevents-tsc
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 3rd, 2020 - BALTIMORE – Monitoring children who have tuberous sclerosis with EEG and treating them with vigabatrin (Sabril) at the first sign of preseizure abnormalities, rather than the usual practice of no surveillance and waiting until they have seizures,.

High infantile spasm risk should contraindicate sodium channel blocker antiepileptics
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/214010/epilepsy-seizures/high-infantile-spasm-risk-should-contraindicate-sodium
M. Alexander Otto

Dec 10th, 2019 - BALTIMORE – Sodium channel blocker antiepileptic drugs increase the risk of infantile spasms sevenfold in children with Down syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, and other nonsyndromic epilepsy conditions with inf.

Impact of Hypsarrhythmia on Infantile Spasm Therapy
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/epilepsyresourcecenter/article/155487/impact-hypsarrhythmia-infantile-spasm-therapy
Demarest ST, Shellhaas RA et. al.

Jan 4th, 2018 - Infants experiencing spasms will likely respond to standard first-line treatment, whether or not they also have hypsarrhythmia, according to a multicenter study of the National Infantile Spasms Consortium. The investigation included infants betwee.

ACTH and other standard treatments prove best for infantile spasms
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/153694/pediatrics/acth-and-other-standard-treatments-prove-best-infantile-spasms
Eli Zimmerman

Dec 7th, 2017 - WASHINGTON – Standard infantile spasm therapies such as adrenocorticotropic hormone appear to be significantly more effective than nonstandard therapies, according to a prospective study presented at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Soc.

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