Q&A With Emilio Perucca From the University of Pavia: Managing Epilepsy A Global Concern With Multiple Approaches

December 10, 2015
Adam Hochron

Epilepsy is a problem for patients around the world and how they are treated for the condition can vary as widely as where they are seeking that treatment.

Epilepsy is a problem for patients around the world and how they are treated for the condition can vary as widely as where they are seeking that treatment.

Emilio Perucca, MD, PhD, from the University of Pavia in Italy discussed how treatment has progressed on the global stage during the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in Philadelphia. In addition to his work in Italy Perucca also serves as the President of the International League Against Epilepsy so has seen firsthand the many factors that can affect the care patients get for this potentially life threatening condition.