The Department of Emergency Medicine at Sterling Hospitals Gurukul Ahmedabad is equipped to handle a wide range of neurological emergencies. Some of the common neurological emergencies treated at this department include:
Sterling Hospitals Gurukul Ahmedabad established the Sterling Stroke Institute (SSI) in 2015, with the aim to provide comprehensive care for stroke, which is the major cause of death after a heart attack, cancer, and road accidents. SSI has a state-of-the-art Stroke ICU, equipped with modern technology, including bedside EEG & EMG, and a dedicated Stroke Helpline Number for patients in need of immediate attention.
A stroke requires prompt and hassle-free treatment, and hence SSI has a team of 62 dedicated medical staff, including neurologists, endovascular surgeons, neurosurgeons, radiologists, trained nurses, technicians, and other para-medical staff. This team is equipped to handle conditions such as Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Head Injury, Trauma, Critical Care, and Epilepsy, with the aim of enhancing patient satisfaction.
SSI has 29 Neuro ICU beds, including 4 dedicated beds for stroke patients. The institute has a specialized and dedicated 'Stroke Ready' Team available round the clock for stroke thrombolysis. SSI also has a thrombolysis-compatible Philips Achieva 1.5T MRI machine, a dedicated high-end 3D Cathlab for Neuro Interventions, and a dedicated Stroke Clinic for Comprehensive Care from Acute to Rehab & Prevention. Link to Procedure detail in Neurology Section
In addition to the above, the Department of Emergency Medicine at Sterling Hospitals Gurukul Ahmedabad is equipped to handle other neurological emergencies like brain hemorrhages, spinal cord injuries, and brain infections. The department provides comprehensive care to patients with neurological emergencies, from initial diagnosis to long-term management and rehabilitation.