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Global Hospitals, Mumbai constitutes multidisciplinary team to treat mucormycosis patients

08 February 2021 | News

The hospital has launched Mumbai’s first Mucormycosis clinic, to offer comprehensive and planned care for the patients.

Global Hospitals, Parel has formed a multidisciplinary team (MDT) consisting of ENT, infectious diseases specialist, critical care, physician, and endocrinologist, who would jointly treat mucormycosis patients. The hospital has launched Mumbai’s first Mucormycosis clinic, to offer comprehensive and planned care for the patients.

“Our newly launched clinic, will be a boon for the patients by diagnosing and treating them, ultimately helping to improve their quality of life," said Dr Vasant Nagvekar, HOD - Infectious diseases, Global Hospital, Parel.

“We have set up a multidisciplinary team to cull the infection at the root, by managing pre-existing conditions like diabetes. The MDT will conduct an all-round evaluation of the patient, taking timely steps to prevent the spread of the infection. The team of experts is also well-equipped to handle any complications and advanced cases of invasive fungal infections,” concluded Dr Vivek Talaulikar, CEO-Global Hospitals, Mumbai.

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