Spasmi infantili e Sindrome di West: Efficacia a breve e medio termine della terapia con ACHT e Vigabatrin

Translated title of the contribution: Infantile spasms - West Sindrome: Efficacy of short-term ACTH and Vigabatrin treatment

M. Pintaudi, G. Baglietto, A. Pessagno, R. Gaggero

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Abstract

Purpose: to evaluate the efficacy of short-term synthetic ACTH and Vigabatrin therapy for the treatment of Infantile Spasms. Outcome measures: complete cessation of spasms, resolution of hypsarrhytmia, relapse rate, ACTH resulted effective for the short-term treatment of spasm and in resolution of hypsarrhytmia with a greater percentage of cryptogenic patients. The data are insufficient to determine Vigabatrin efficacy.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)169-170
Number of pages2
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number129-130
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Vigabatrin
Infantile Spasms
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Spasm
Cosyntropin
Therapeutics
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Recurrence

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Spasmi infantili e Sindrome di West : Efficacia a breve e medio termine della terapia con ACHT e Vigabatrin. / Pintaudi, M.; Baglietto, G.; Pessagno, A.; Gaggero, R.

In: Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia, No. 129-130, 2005, p. 169-170.

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