01 October 2021 | News
The newly-inaugurated global centre consists of four major neurology subspecialty centres and Kerala’s first ICU dedicated for Neurocritical Care
Aster Medcity has upgraded the centre of excellence in neurosciences at the hospital to Aster Neurosciences Global Centre of Excellence by adding four major neurology subspecialty centres and Kerala’s first stroke and neurocritical care intensive care unit. The state-of-the-art centre was inaugurated online by the Health Minister of Kerala Veena George.
Dr Asha Kishore, Head, Clinical Excellence, Aster Medcity City, said that with the addition of Stroke Centre, Neurocritical Care Centre, Parkinson and Movement Disorders Centre, Epilepsy Centre and Sleep Lab, Aster Medcity has become a centre capable of providing complete treatment for all the neurological problems.
The ICU has been provided with 24/7 anaesthesia facilities for the management of strokes, complex or intractable status epilepticus, complex brain and spine infections and emergencies due to neuromuscular diseases. The ICU has a dedicated negative pressure room for the management of complex brain infections that require isolation
The stroke Centre has been equipped with the latest technologies for acute stroke care, stroke prevention and stroke rehabilitation programmes. The centre has also been equipped with the most advanced technologies for non-surgical neuro interventions and surgical stroke prevention.