Infantile spasms: diagnosis and assessment of treatment response by video-EEG.

  title={Infantile spasms: diagnosis and assessment of treatment response by video-EEG.},
  author={Eija Gaily and Elina Liukkonen and Ritva Paetau and Rami Rekola and M L Granstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  volume={43 10},
The purpose of this study was to investigate early electroclinical manifestations and evaluate treatment responses by video-EEG in infants with newly diagnosed spasms. Spasms were recorded in 44 infants (27 males, 17 females) before adequate treatment. Mean ages at onset of spasms and at first video-EEG were 5.3 months (range 0.9 to 9 months) and 5.9 months (range 2.4 to 11.5 months) respectively. Thirteen infants had cryptogenic and 31 had symptomatic aetiology. First treatment was vigabatrin… CONTINUE READING


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