From the American Epilepsy Society 2023 Annual Meeting
EXPERT PANEL
ADVANCING THE DISCUSSION ON INFANTILE SPASMS
Watch highlights from Dr Thiele and the expert panel as they discuss their extensive experience in diagnosing and treating infantile spasms, and where improvements are needed.
The physicians depicted or referenced in this presentation have been engaged as paid consultants by Pyros Pharmaceuticals.
TOPICS
  • How patients with infantile spasms come into your care
  • Time to neurology referral
  • Caregiver challenges to diagnosis
  • Delays in diagnosis
  • Absence of hypsarrhythmia
  • Urgency to initate treatment
Moderator
ELIZABETH A. THIELE, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Director, Carol and James Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Panelists
M. SCOTT PERRY, MD
Head of Neurosciences and Director of the Genetic Epilepsy Clinic
Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center
Cook Children’s Medical Center
ELIA M. PESTANA KNIGHT, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Pediatric Epilepsy Section, Epilepsy Center
Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute
MATT LALLAS, MD
Pediatric Neurologist
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Brain Institute