Seizure clusters—a mother’s story (5:01)
Karen Ball is the President and CEO of the Sturge-Weber Foundation, an organization focused on improving the quality of life and care for people with Sturge-Weber syndrome and associated port-wine birthmark conditions. Many patients with Sturge-Weber syndrome also experience seizure clusters. Watch Karen’s personal story here.
Helping families manage seizure clusters (1:45)
There is a lot that can be done to help patients with seizure clusters and their families. Dr. Lawrence Brown and Karen Ball give some tips to those who are affected by seizure clusters.
Seizure clusters in children (1:10)
Seizure clusters can present themselves in many different ways. Watch Karen describe the way seizure clusters have affected her child—and her whole family’s life.
What are seizure clusters? (2:44)
Four experts describe what seizure clusters are, as well as some of their most common symptoms.
Seizure clusters symptoms and diagnosis (1:03)
Seizure clusters can be described in many ways, which makes diagnosis difficult. Watch Dr. Wendy Mitchell talk about some of the ways her patients have described seizure clusters.
Understanding seizure clusters and epilepsy (5:15)
Joyce Cramer explains the details about seizure clusters. Topics include how patients describe seizure clusters, their effect on loved ones, and the importance of having an emergency plan in place.
Diagnosing seizure clusters and creating a treatment plan (7:08)
Dr. Prakash Kotagal discusses how to identify seizure clusters in children and how to develop a treatment and rescue plan.
Dr. Jack Pellock: seizure clusters and their future (3:31)
Dr. Jack Pellock is the Professor and Chair of the Division of Child Neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Hear his firsthand experience about treating patients who experience seizure clusters.
Concerns when treating patients with seizure clusters (1:46)
Dr. Lawrence Brown describes some of the challenges people with seizure clusters face, as well as their siblings, parents, and other caregivers.
Living with seizure clusters (3:16)
Dr. Robert Wechsler, Director of the Idaho Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, joins a patient and a caregiver to discuss the impact of living with seizure clusters.
The importance of clinical trials for the advancement of seizure clusters science (2:36)
Hear from Dr. Jack Pellock and Karen Ball about the importance of clinical trials in the development of treatments to help manage seizure clusters.
Caring for patients with seizure clusters (2:47)
Having an emergency or rescue plan is just one component of successfully caring for a patient with seizure clusters. Get more recommendations here from Dr. Prakash Kotagal and Dr. Jack Pellock.