This educational programme focuses on putative mechanistic links between epilepsy and cardiovascular disease, raises clinically relevant questions about anti-epileptic drug use in the context of cardiac disease, and addresses unresolved issues of practical importance in this area of “neuro-cardiology”.
NEUROCARDIOLOGY – EPILEPSY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
This programme has received an unrestricted educational grant from UCB Ltd UK. Any comments or opinions expressed by the authors are independent of any editorial input from UCB and do not necessarily reflect the views of UCB.
The Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute, St George’s University of London, London, UK.
Dr Diego Kaski
Neurology Registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK; and Honorary Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London, UK.
Expert opinions by
Dr Aidan Neligan
Consultant Neurologist, Homerton Univeristy Hospital Foundation Trust; and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Dr Hannah Cock
Reader in Clinical Neurology, Institute of Medical & Biomedical Education St Georges, Univ. of London, and Consultant neurologist epileptologist, Atkinson Morley Epilepsy Group, St Georges NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Elijah R Behr
Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine. Honorary Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Cardiac Research Centre, St George's University of London, London, UK.
Prof Juan Carlos Kaski
Professor of Cardiovascular Science, Director, Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute, St George’s, University of London, London, UK.
Dr Velislav N. Batchvarov
Senior Research Fellow in Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute, St George’s, University of London, London, UK.