Because patients with various medical and psychological conditions may exhibit behaviors that appear to be seizures but are not, the patient's family needs to identify any events they think may be seizure activity so that the epileptologist
can review the events and determine whether they were indeed seizures.
If this second drug fails to be beneficial, the next step is to add an additional drug, but in consultation with an epileptologist
Romila Mushtaq, an epileptologist
at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, the first concern of the neurologist in epilepsy is controlling seizures.
As an epileptologist
treating patients with a variety of challenging seizure disorders, I'm aware of the need for new add-on therapies to address the severe and frequent seizures associated with LGS," said Joan A.
Jose Serratosa, an Epileptologist
at the Epilepsy Unit of the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Madrid.
Schachter, MD, a Harvard epileptologist
with a special interest in how seizures and epilepsy affect people's lives, is this year's featured Hoyer Lecture speaker.
Haut, of the department of neurology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, and her associates recruited 32 patients aged 65 years and older who had a diagnosis of epilepsy confirmed by an epileptologist
and 32 age-matched controls who had no history of seizures.
That was before I saw an epileptologist
who was able to help me find a more targeted medication.
Marcelo Lancman, director of Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) and a board certified epileptologist
of international recognition, would like to make the general public aware of key safety tips for handling a person experiencing a seizure.
New therapeutic options for young people with epilepsy are needed, so I am delighted to see that zonisamide can now be prescribed in France for people aged six and above," said Dr Stephane Auvin, Epileptologist
& Child Neurology at Pediatric Neurology, Robert Debre Children Hospital, Paris.
and a neurologist specializing in autism were present, and they were amazed by the results.
In addition to industry experience in clinical development, pharmacovigilance, regulatory interactions, publicprivate partnerships and business development, D'Cruz has worked in the field of epilepsy for more than two decades as a board-certified neurologist and epileptologist
, health policy and patient advocate, clinical investigator, and consultant to leading pharmaceutical companies.