Dr Jeyaraj Duraipandian's Profile

Dr Jeyaraj Duraipandian

Department of Neurology and Head of Research
Dr Jeyaraj DuraiPandian is a Professor at the Department of Neurology and Head of Research, Betty Cowan Research & Innovation Centre at The Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. He is involved in extensive stroke research in India, improving patient care and raising awareness about the condition.

Interview With Dr Jeyaraj Duraipandian on the Incidence of Stroke in India

Highlights
  • Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in India
  • About 31% of stroke victims return to work
  • Dr Jeyaraj Duraipandian spoke to Medindia exclusively on stroke along with awareness levels, stroke signs and incidence in India.
Dr Jeyaraj DuraiPandian is a Professor at the Department of Neurology and Head of Research, Betty Cowan Research & Innovation Centre at The Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. He is involved in extensive stroke research in India, improving patient care and raising awareness about the condition.

His recent studies on stroke unearthed that in India, one third of stroke patients leave the hospital against the advice of the doctors. Moreover, only 31% of stroke victims return to work. Such findings reveal the current state of affairs of stroke awareness among patients in India and the need to bring about change. He spoke to Medindia exclusively about stroke in India and the findings from his studies on stroke. ...

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