Podcast: SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy)

In this episode of Back to Health, Padmaja Kandula, M.D. discusses what patients should know about SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). She reviews the recent developments with treating seizures and epilepsy and how people can manage the conditions. She notes how the prevalance of certain risk factors and uncontrolled severe types of seizures in certain populations can impact the likelihood of SUDEP. Finally, she highlights the multidisciplinary care and treatments available through the Epilepsy Center at Weill Cornell Medicine

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