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Duke Neurology in the News: September 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Two members of our faculty discussed important issues relating to improved patient care for individuals with epilepsy and stroke this month.

First, Rod Radtke, MD, (right) spoke to the Neurology Times about new therapeutic options available to patients with epilepsy. Radtke discusses his clinical experience with new extended-release formulations, challenges related to these medications, and issues that help with patient adherence. Read that transcript here.

Second, Nada El-Husseini, MD, spoke in a podcast for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association about depression after stroke, including its significance and risk to patients with stroke, symptoms, treatment options for patients with stroke, and how family members and loved ones can help. Listen to that podcast, or read a transcript, here.