Global Health City (GGHC), a leading quaternary multi-specialty Healthcare centre in Chennai, launched a Comprehensive Heart and Brain Centre today.
The Advanced Heart and Brain Centre was inaugurated by Chef Dr K Damodharan, an Indian celebrity chef, in the presence of Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City along with Dr Dinesh Nayak, Director of Neurology and Advanced Centre for Epilepsy, Dr Gobu P Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist and Bhaskar Reddy, Head – Corporate Relations, Gleneagles Global Health City.
Speaking at the launch, Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai said, “Our primary goal has always been to provide a high-quality healthcare and comprehensive service under one roof. With a specialised team of doctors dedicated to treat all aspect of brain and cardiac disorders, the centre will be able to expedite critical case diagnosis and provide patients with expert consultation. The centre is equipped with the latest advanced technologies and staffed by board certified neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuro-interventionalists, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and interventional cardiologists to diagnose and pave way for appropriate protocol for heart and Neuro ailments”.
The Centre is equipped with expertise to perform mechanical thrombectomy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove a blood clot from an artery. Mechanical thrombectomy reduces mortality in three months by 17% in acute ischemic stroke patients with large vessel occlusion. The Centre also has neuro-intensive care and 24/7 on-site critical care coverage.
“Today with advancements in healthcare technology, it is important for multiple specialities to work together in providing optimum treatment. This advanced Heart and Brain centre paves way for the specialists to come together and enable 24/7 treatment for any Heart and Brain problems. Said, Dr Dinesh Nayak, Director of Neurology and Advanced Centre for Epilepsy and Dr Gobu. P, HOD & Senior Consultant, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.
Heart and Brain centre is a collaborative comprehensive network which helps not only in the timely management of acute heart attacks and stroke but also helps in preventing subsequent stroke by understanding the hidden unconventional risk factors which are often missed in many places which are called as Cryptogenic stroke Said, Dr Sathish Kumar V, Senior Consultant – Neurophysician and Stroke Neurologist, Institute of Neurosciences & Spinal Disorders. Deccan News