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ALLMedicine™ West Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  233 results

Rare variant of TBL1XR1 in West syndrome: A case report.
https://doi.org/10.1002/mgg3.1991
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Shen Y, Yuan M et. al.

May 26th, 2022 - West syndrome (WS) is an epileptic encephalopathy (EE) that begins in children 4-7 months of age (in rare cases older than 2 years). To date, over 30 genes that have been reported to be related to WS. Reports involving the extremely rare pathogeni...

Focal seizures during adrenocorticotropic hormone therapy in a school-aged boy: a case ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13256-022-03429-0 10.1016/S0387-7604(89)80063-4 10.1016/S0387-7604(12)80031-3 10.1016/j.braindev.2013.01.001 10.1111/epi.13709 10.1111/j.1528-1157.1996.tb01025.x 10.1212/WNL.45.11.2051 10.1016/j.seizure.2006.05.010
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Ota Y, Shimakawa S et. al.

May 24th, 2022 - Adrenocorticotropic hormone therapy for infantile spasms, including West syndrome, has been previously reported to induce seizures. We present the findings for a school-aged child with epilepsy who developed new focal seizures during adrenocortico...

Hypsarrhythmia paroxysm intensities that initiate and render physical and mental retard...
https://doi.org/10.1080/00207454.2022.2078208
The International Journal of Neuroscience; Altunel A, Muduroglu-Kirmizibekmez A et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - The present study would like to investigate the effect of hypsarrhythmia paroxysms on neurological examination findings. This study enrolled 48 children with normal cranial magnetic resonance imaging (cMRI) findings who were previously untreated w...

Decreasing Parental Stress of Caregivers of Infants With Infantile Spasms by Using Telemedicine Technology
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04086992

May 4th, 2022 - Infantile Spasms, historically call West Syndrome, is an infantile epileptic encephalopathy, typically occurring within the first two years of life. Infantile Spasms is often characterized by hypsarrhythmia on encephalogram (EEG) and developmental...

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Decreasing Parental Stress of Caregivers of Infants With Infantile Spasms by Using Telemedicine Technology
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04086992

May 4th, 2022 - Infantile Spasms, historically call West Syndrome, is an infantile epileptic encephalopathy, typically occurring within the first two years of life. Infantile Spasms is often characterized by hypsarrhythmia on encephalogram (EEG) and developmental...

Ketogenic Diet vs ACTH for the Treatment of Children With West Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05279118

Mar 15th, 2022 - Consecutive children with West Syndrome (clinical spasm with EEG correlate) will be screened in the study centre for eligibility, and after applying inclusion and exclusion criteria they will be worked up for etiology. History will be taken and cl...

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News  19 results

CBD Gel a Promising Adjunct for Kids With Severe Epilepsy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958889

Sep 16th, 2021 - Topical cannabidiol (CBD) gel, added to antiseizure medication, may help reduce seizures and improve quality of life in children with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies, according to the results of a nonrandomized controlled trial. Devel...

Rare Pediatric Diseases Special Report 2019
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/211163/rare-diseases/rare-pediatric-diseases-special-report-2019

Oct 29th, 2019 - The Rare Pediatric Diseases Special Report is a supplement to Pediatric News that discusses advancements in the treatment of rare pediatric neuromuscular disorders like spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and X-linked myotubular.

Combo therapy outcomes for West syndrome prove no better than monotherapy
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/207329/epilepsy-seizures/combo-therapy-outcomes-west-syndrome-prove-no-better?channel=325
Bruce Jancin

Aug 30th, 2019 - BANGKOK – The current gold standard for treatment of West syndrome remains hormonal therapy with either adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or high-dose prednisone as monotherapy rather than in combination with vigabatrin, Hiroki Nariai, MD, declar.

Combo therapy outcomes for West syndrome prove no better than monotherapy
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/207329/epilepsy-seizures/combo-therapy-outcomes-west-syndrome-prove-no-better
Bruce Jancin

Aug 30th, 2019 - BANGKOK – The current gold standard for treatment of West syndrome remains hormonal therapy with either adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or high-dose prednisone as monotherapy rather than in combination with vigabatrin, Hiroki Nariai, MD, declar.

Neonatal epileptic syndromes are surprisingly common
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/206272/epilepsy-seizures/neonatal-epileptic-syndromes-are-surprisingly-common/page/0/1?channel=39313

Aug 12th, 2019 - SEI etiologies A total of 14 patients had SEI because of an acquired syndrome attributed to brain injury, 31 were because of brain malformation, 21 involved single gene disorders, 9 were of chromosomal etiology, and 7 had a metabolic cause. The ke.

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