An evidence-based update to the 2004 guidelines for the treatment of infantile spasms has recently been published. Important new recommendations include use of low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) over high-dose ACTH or vigabatrin. A paucity of data, however, leaves several key questions unanswered
A report summarising the current treatment options and directions for future research in the management of epilepsy associated with Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) has been published in the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology 2012. The recommendations follow the TSC consensus meeting of European experts for SEGA and Epilepsy management in March 2012, Rome, Italy.
MINNEAPOLIS – The American Academy of Neurology has issued an updated guideline outlining the best treatments for infantile spasms. The guideline, which was co-developed with the Child Neurology Society, is published in the June 12, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.