Leading hospital for comprehensive Neurology treatment in Kalyan
Neurology is one of the most important branches of medicine which deals with the diseases and disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and connecting nerves. Neurological disorders are some of the most complex and require technological advances and medical and surgical expertise. Some of the most common disorders include stroke, epilepsy, memory and behaviour related conditions and disorders, and brain tumours. Neurological disorders are known to occur across all age groups.
Fortis Kalyan is one of the leading hospitals in the Thane Kalyan region and is the first-ever to receive NABH accreditation in this region. Our hospital is equipped with a 24/7 advanced emergency department that deals with some of the most complex cases. The highly-trained doctors at the Neurology and Neurosurgery Department at Fortis Kalyan are equipped to deal with various neurological ailments, diagnosis, comprehensive care and treatment, and appropriate rehabilitation of such patients. A wide spectrum of services makes us one of the most sought-after hospitals in the city.
Fortis Hospital Kalyan focuses on an evidence-based approach and patient management and this enables our team to achieve some of the most favorable outcomes for life-changing disorders such as stroke and tumours.
We have a multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro anesthetists, emergency care doctors, radiologists, and rehabilitation specialists who work in unison to ensure the most patient-specific outcome during a patient’s medical and surgical journey at Fortis Kalyan.
Fortis Hospital Kalyan is one of the leading hospitals in the Kalyan, Thane region and offers various invasive and non-invasive treatment modalities in neurology and neurosurgery. Our highly-trained neurology team of doctors and surgeons is adept at dealing with some of the most challenging neurology cases. We also have a state-of-the-art modular operation theatre that can handle all types of cases.
Fortis Kalyan offers diagnostic treatments and surgeries such as brain trauma surgeries, brain tumours, stroke management surgeries to name a few. Our hospital has a dedicated 24/7 trauma center that handles trauma due to road accidents, assaults, falls that could lead to contusion, bleeding, coma, etc.
Fortis Kalyan has some of the latest technologically advanced systems to diagnose and treat all sorts of neurological disorders. Our department has a multi-slice CT scan that helps to collect important data at different slice locations simultaneously, EEG (electroencephalography), EMG (electromyography), and lumbar puncture.
Symptoms affecting the nervous system include confusion, fainting spells, headache, lethargy, muscle weakness, fits, loss of balance, and involuntary muscle contractions. If you notice any of the above signs and symptoms report it to your physician for further investigation.
The first step towards post-operative care is to look out for signs of infection, bleeding, or seizures. Post-operative nausea and pain management will be supervised and treated by the concerned surgeon. Strict adherence to instructions and guidelines must be followed vigilantly to ensure a smooth recovery.
Tiredness, severe headaches, limb weakness and concentration problems are common after neurosurgery. Full recovery usually happens 1 to 2 months after surgery. Though our team will provide excellent care round the clock during your stay at our hospital, home care is extremely crucial for a complete recovery after brain surgery.
Symptoms in certain conditions can be reduced with medication, physiotherapy, and other alternatives. Surgery will be required when all other options have been utilized and exhausted. This is case-specific and has no set guidelines.
Pain can be debilitating in certain disorders and conditions and can limit your daily activities and lifestyle. When non-surgical methods fail to achieve the desired outcome, surgery is mandatory. It is necessary when certain symptoms become severe and difficult to manage through medication and therapy alone. Certain conditions like tumours or vascular abnormalities can only be treated with surgery.
Fortis Hospital Kalyan is well equipped with a 24 x 7 emergency department that caters to all sorts of medical and surgical emergenceis. Our department deals with trauma, injuries, road accidents, stroke, and seizures.
Some of the most common symptoms of stroke include trouble in speaking and understanding, difficulty in walking, numbness or paralysis of the face or any of the extremities. Sudden loss of balance, changes in vision, a droop, or an uneven smile on the face are the warning signs of a stroke. The symptoms can be remembered by the term FAST, which stands for an uneven smile or droop on the Face, numbness or weakness in the Arms, slurred Speech or difficulty in talking, and if the person is experiencing such symptoms it is Time to act fast and call for emergency medical help.
Some of the most common problems associated with brain and spinal surgeries include difficulty in speech, muscle weakness, vision, coordination, and memory. These defects may be temporary or permanent. Blood clots, seizures, stroke, coma, swelling in the brain, and infections of the wound are some of the other possible risks associated with brain surgery.
Brain surgery is one of the most challenging and complex surgeries and it can take a while to recover. Most patients will wake up a few hours after neurosurgery but at times your surgeon, depending on your case, and its severity might keep you asleep for a few days post-surgery to aid in recovery.
This imaging procedure produces cross-sectional images of the body. This is a painless procedure and is used in diagnosing brain damage in injuries, detecting blood clots in the brain, brain tumours, and cysts.
This diagnostic procedure is used to detect any abnormalities in the electrical activity of the brain. This is the most essential diagnostic tool in various types of brain disorders like epilepsy and sleep disorders.
An electromyogram measures the response of muscles when nerves are stimulated. This test is done using small needles that are inserted into the muscles to help pick up electrical activity. These signals are then converted into graphs on numerical values and help diagnose the problems with the nerve to muscle signal transmission or muscle dysfunction.
This procedure which is more commonly known as a spinal tap is performed to investigate the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that cushions the brain and spinal cord. In this test, a needle is inserted between two lumbar vertebrae to obtain a sample of the fluid. Several disorders such as meningitis and multiple sclerosis can be diagnosed using this test.
Fortis Kalyan offers treatments and services for the following:
- Migraines, epilepsy, paralysis, and stroke
- Movement disorders in Parkinson’s disease
- Pediatric neurological disorders and behavioural disorders
- Congenital disorders
- Spinal surgeries
- Spinal tumours, cervical disorders, and sciatica
- Degenerative spine disorders
- Peripheral nerve surgery
- Surgeries for nerve injuries
- Brain and spine tumours
Surgical treatment of the diseases and disorders that affect the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, skull, vertebral column and nerves. Our state-of-the-art OT and highly experienced neurosurgeons are trained in managing complex neurological procedures ranging from tumour surgery, congenital anomalies, trauma, vascular abnormalities or diseases, infections of the brain, and degenerative diseases of the spine.
Critical care neurology
Some of the most critically ill stages of neurological diseases include head injuries, spinal cord injuries, coma, brain hemorrhage, paralysis and are efficiently managed by our neurological team of surgeons and specialists. Our critical care experts guide every patient in this challenging journey till they achieve total recovery.
Tumours that are benign or malignant can take a huge toll on a patient’s health and well-being leading to adverse conditions and sometimes mortality. Neuro-oncologists at Fortis Kalyan work with a team of radiologists and medical oncologists to provide the best possible comprehensive care of patients affected with the most complex brain tumours.
Cognitive and behavioral neurology
A person’s behaviour, memory, emotions, and perception can be greatly impacted due to neurological damage. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism, and learning disabilities can be relieved by comprehensive neurological management.
Brain trauma surgery
Trauma to the brain during accidents, external forces, or sports injuries require immediate treatment and at times surgery.
Stroke management surgery
Emergency surgery is done to repair ruptured blood vessels and to remove any blood clots from the brain.
Brain tumour surgery
A craniotomy is the procedure performed to remove a portion of the skull to gain access and to remove the underlying tumour.
Epilepsy surgery is performed to control episodes of seizures when medication fails to work
These surgeries are performed to treat bleeding or restricted blood flow to the brain
Neurological disorders in children can lead to developmental defects and delays. These conditions must be diagnosed early and treated accordingly.