A New Era of Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

Episode 77,   Nov 18, 2022, 11:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with George Small, MD, an adult neurologist at Allegheny Health Network, who discussed the state of care for myasthenia gravis and its recent success, the corresponding changes to patient care, and the current era of treatment that the field has entered, among other topics.

Looking for more myasthenia gravis discussion? Check out this NeurologyLive® Peers & Perspectives series, featuring James F. Howard Jr., MD, and Nicholas J. Silvestri MD, FAAN: Updates in the Management of Myasthenia Gravis Peers and Perspectives

Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:15 – The perspective on the current state of care in myasthenia gravis
  • 4:05 – The rapidly evolving treatment landscape
  • 6:40 – Allegheny Health Network's approach to myasthenia gravis care
  • 10:05 – Treatment selection among patient groups
  • 15:45 – Neurology News Minute
  • 18:45 – Current challenges and adjustments with treatments
  • 21:20 – Nonpharmacologic approaches to myasthenia gravis
  • 26:55 – Challenges for patients and education around treatment access
  • 28:35 – The future of myasthenia gravis care

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