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Vijeya Ganesan

Paediatric Neurologist at UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.

Vijeya Ganesan is a Paediatric Neurologist at UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. She runs a clinical service for children affected by stroke and cerebrovascular disease. Her research over the last 20 years has focussed on understanding the causes and consequences of childhood stroke.

Stroke: Not Just A Disease Of The Elderly

Strokes are rarely associated with children and young people, and yet around 400 children in the UK have a stroke every year. As with adults, the impact of childhood stroke is often devastating. Many children are left with severe permanent physical and mental impairments, and the impact on the wider family is often significant.
13/07/2017 12:11 BST