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India’s First Comprehensive Scleroderma Clinic Started

In Health, Kochi
April 03, 2017

India’s first Comprehensive scleroderma clinic, an innovative idea by centre for rheumatic excellence (Doctor Shenoys care, Nettoor) and family get together of scleroderma patinets inaugurated by Prof. KV Thomas MP, here at Kochi IMA house. Modern medicine is most effective and credible for the treatment of scleroderma, MP says in his speech. It is better than the traditional treatment methods as it has strong scientific base. Rare diseases like scleroderma should be benefitted from the effectiveness of modern medicine. And the patients along with his family members should be equipped to beat the disease, ha added.inauguration of comprehensive clinic
Specialist doctors from various medical branches is requied for effective treatment says eminent rheumatologist and Care founder Dr. Padmanabha Shenoy. Care is offering a comprehensive solution by integrating Pulmonogists, gastor enterologists, psychiatrists, dentists, cardiologists, dermatologists etc.
Dr. Soumya Jagadeesan, Assistant professor, Amrita Institute of medical sciences spoke about scleroderma and protection of skin. Initial symptoms of scleroderma appears above the skin as thickening of the same and gradually pass on to other internal organs. The disease is found mostly in women. Early detection and effective treatment can beat the disease, she added.
Dr. Subin Ahmed, consultant Pulmonologist gave insight about the condi
tion of lungs being affected by scleroderma. As a result of thickening of lungs and contraction of lungs cough, chest pain are seen as the symptoms. And this lead to a condition named pulmonory artery hypertension, he desscribed.
Dr. K. Arun kumar of PVS hospital talk about the psychological aspects of scleroderma. The panel of doctors replied to the queries of scleroderma patients. Stand up comedy by Television star Suneesh gave a laughter time for the patients. 150 patients and their family members across Kerala participated. Dr. Padmanabha Shenoy, IMA president Dr. Narayanan, sree Sudheendra Medical Mission director Dr. Junaid Rahman, Sree Sudheendra Medical Mission board general secretary Manohar prabhu, Dr. Soumya Jagadeesan, Dermatologist, Amrita Institute of medical sciences, Dr. Subin Ahmed, consultant Pulmonologist, Dr. K. Arun Kumar, PVS Hospital, Dr. Veena Shenoy attended the function.