Current and Emerging Therapies of Severe Epileptic Encephalopathies.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In this article, we review the treatment options for the pediatric epileptic encephalopathies and provide an update on the new and emerging therapies targeted at the underlying pathophysiology of many of these syndromes. We illustrate how the identification of the specific genetic and autoimmune causes has made possible the evaluation and development of novel, better targeted therapies, as and at times, avoidance of potentially offending agents.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hani, AJ; Mikati, MA

Published Date

  • May 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 180 - 186

PubMed ID

  • 27544475

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0776

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.spen.2016.06.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States