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Apollo Adlux Hospital Launches Stroke Clinic

In Health
September 28, 2023

Setting a new benchmark in healthcare, Apollo Adlux Hospital, a renowned multi-specialty hospital in Angamaly, announces the launch of its cutting-edge comprehensive stroke clinic. This specialized clinic is strategically designed to emphasize the urgency of reaching a high-specialty hospital promptly, with a dedicated team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, and emergency medicine experts who count every second in stroke management.

Apollo Adlux Hospital’s Neurology Department offers a comprehensive range of services, including botulinum injections for movement disorders, advanced interventions for pain management, aneurysm coiling, and endovascular embolization. The esteemed team of neurology specialists at Apollo Adlux Hospital, comprising Dr. Boby Varkey Maramattam, Dr. Joy M.A, Dr. Arun Grace, and Dr. Parthasarathy B, have collectively managed and successfully treated over 5000 stroke cases.

The stroke clinic, an expansion of the department of Neurology boasts an array of services, a dedicated 24/7 emergency hotline at 1066, comprehensive diagnostics encompassing CT/CTA/CT perfusion, MR/MRA, cerebral angiogram, and 3D rotational angiogram, wide spectrum of treatment options such as IV thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy, extra- and intracranial stenting, aneurysm coiling, and embolization, specialized Stroke ICU, neurovascular monitoring, neuro clinical care, botulinum toxin therapy for spasticity, stroke physiotherapy, neurosurgical STA-MCA bypass, craniotomy, multidisciplinary clinics, and a preventive stroke clinic.

The holistic approach to stroke care at Apollo Adlux Hospital emphasizes the critical role of physical medicine & rehabilitation for inpatients and outpatients in helping patients regain their independence and quality of life. A multidisciplinary team of rehabilitation specialists, consisting of physiotherapists, speech therapists, and occupational therapists, provides personalized treatment plans that address the unique needs of each patient, ensuring the best possible outcome.

Dr. Boby Varkey, Senior Consultant in Neurology and Interventional Neurology, with 22 years of experience in the field, underscores the significance of this 24/7 clinic, stating, “Our commitment to utilizing advanced technology in patient care is unwavering. Time is the critical factor when it comes to stroke patients; every minute saved in reaching a high-specialty hospital can make all the difference in their recovery, this clinic is poised to revolutionize stroke care.”

Highlighting the hospital’s capabilities, Dr. Joy M.A, Senior Neurologist, with 24 years of experience in Movement disorders and neurological issues said, “Apollo Adlux Hospital is primed to address strokes stemming from a myriad of factors, from lifestyle choices to stressors.”

Addressing the critical aspect of time in stroke care, Dr. Arun Grace, Senior Neurologist and Dr. Parthasarathy B, Neurologist, said that, “Swift hospital admission is paramount for stroke patients. Timely intervention enhances recovery prospects significantly.”

Sudarshan B, CEO, Apollo Adlux Hospital, underlined the hospital’s commitment, saying, “Stroke is a global menace, both in terms of lives lost and lives forever changed. Apollo Adlux Hospital is steadfast in safeguarding our community, ensuring prompt access to expert care.” He further added, “Our comprehensive stroke clinic epitomizes excellence in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention. We stand firmly by our patients and their families during these trying times.”