Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges of Infantile Spasms
7:00 am - 10:30 am CST
This webinar focuses on the challenges of diagnosing and treating Infantile Spasms, and how advances in epilepsy medicine and technology have improved this process. This presentation will also examine currently available treatment options.
The presenter is Dr. Shaun Hussain, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA, Director of the UCLA Infantile Spasms Program, and inaugural recipient of the Elsie and Isaac Fogelman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurology. His clinical and research endeavors focus on Infantile Spasms and other forms of severe pediatric epilepsy, including Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome.
Dr. Hussain’s presentation is followed by an interactive Q&A session, where viewers asked questions like:
- What are the consequences of Infantile Spasms if they are not controlled?
- How are Infantile Spasms treated and how often are treatments effective?
- Could a ketogenic diet help control my child’s Infantile Spasms?
Plus, get a deeper look at the signs of infantile spasms and what to do if you suspect your baby is having them in this episode of our Seizing Life podcast.