Mortality in Dravet syndrome

By |2016-11-17T21:42:01-05:00October 26th, 2016|Categories: DSF Research Review|Tags: , |

(Cooper, 2016). E xamining 100 patients with Dravet syndrome (87 of whom had SCN1A mutations) over a follow-up period averaging 17 years, the authors reported that 17 patients died (17%). Ten of those were caused by SUDEP, 4 by status epilepticus, 2 by drowning, and 1 by asphyxia. Taking into account the follow-up time period, [...]