Joseph E. Sullivan, MD; Kelly Knupp, MD; Mary Anne Meskis; and Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, share insight on the patient and provider journey of LGS and Dravet syndrome, from diagnosis through treatment.
EP. 1: Overview and Prevalence of Dravet Syndrome
Kelly Knupp, MD, provides an overview of Dravet syndrome and shares insight on discerning the diagnosis of disease from febrile seizures.
EP. 2: Patient Journey to Dravet Syndrome Diagnosis
Kelly Knupp, MD; Joseph E. Sullivan, MD; and Mary Anne Meskis review diagnosis of Dravet syndrome and the role of genetic testing.
EP. 3: Signs and Symptoms of Dravet Syndrome
Kelly Knupp, MD, reviews the patient presentation of Dravet syndrome and the recognition of common signs and symptoms in patients.
EP. 4: Impact of Dravet Syndrome on QoL
Dr Kelly Knupp, Dr Joseph E. Sullivan, and Mary Anne Meskis comment on the impact of Dravet syndrome on a patient and their caregiver’s quality of life and address education around SUDEP.
EP. 5: Treatment for Younger Patients Diagnosed With Dravet Syndrome
Kelly Knupp, MD, leads a discussion on goals of treatment for patients who are earlier in their treatment journey.
EP. 6: Cannabidiol for Dravet Syndrome
Kelly Knupp, MD, reviews available treatment options indicated for Dravet syndrome and shares her thoughts on the use of cannabidiol for patients.
EP. 7: Using Fenfluramine for Dravet Syndrome Treatment
Expert pediatric neurologists assess the use of fenfluramine and comment on its impact on seizure freedom for patients with Dravet syndrome.
EP. 8: Role of Stiripentol in Managing Dravet Syndrome
Joseph E. Sullivan, MD, and Kelly Knupp, MD, evaluate the use of stiripentol in clinical practice for the management of Dravet syndrome and Mary Anne Meskis discusses the honeymoon effect of drugs.
EP. 9: Treatment for Patients with Suboptimal Seizure Control
Joseph E. Sullivan, MD, and Kelly Knupp, MD, share strategies for managing patients who have suboptimal seizure control with medications.
EP. 10: Overview of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)
Kelly Knupp, MD, provides an overview of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS).
EP. 11: Differential Diagnosis for LGS and Challenges in Managing Seizures
Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, and Kelly Knupp, MD, emphasize key identifiers for the diagnosis of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome and challenges in managing seizures in these patients.
EP. 12: Patient Journey to LGS Diagnosis
Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, reflects on her daughter’s journey to diagnosis of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome and the impact of the disease on caregivers.
EP. 13: Goals of Therapy for LGS
Kelly Knupp, MD, shares her perspective of a provider journey of a new patient with LGS and goal setting to manage the disease.
EP. 14: Treatment Options for LGS
Joseph E. Sullivan, MD, leads a discussion on treatment options for the management of patients with LGS and considers the impact of treatment on quality of life.
EP. 15: Newer Treatments for LGS
Dr Kelly Knupp examines data on fenfluramine and cannabidiol for the management of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
EP. 16: Approaching Treatment for LGS
Kelly Knupp, MD, provides insight on optimizing treatment for patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
EP. 17: Challenges in Treatment Selection in LGS
Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, leads a discussion on challenges of treating LGS and real-world implications from clinical trial data on newer medications.
EP. 18: Resources for Dravet Syndrome and LGS
Kelly Knupp, MD; Mary Anne Meskis; and Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, share education around patient advocacy and support groups as well as other resources for patients with Dravet syndrome or LGS.
EP. 19: Advice for Managing Dravet Syndrome and LGS
Mary Anne Meskis; Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD; Kelly Knupp, MD; and Joseph E. Sullivan, MD, provide advice for physicians treating patients with Dravet syndrome or LGS.
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