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.
|Translated title of the contribution||Infantile spasms - West Sindrome: Efficacy of short-term ACTH and Vigabatrin treatment|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology