Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when there is blockage or decrease in the brain’s blood supply. With stroke, immediate treatment is crucial because your brain cells begin to die within seconds. Prompt treatment means less brain damage and patients have the best chance for optimal recovery. Fortis Hospital, Mulund, is in the top tier of nation’s stroke-intervention facilities, and it is a ‘Stroke Ready Hospital’. The centre offers advanced comprehensive care for stroke and other neurological disorders.
The Department of Neurology at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, is a leader in the city in the treatment of strokes, providing 24-hour management program. Our stroke specialists work in rapid-response teams from a variety of medical disciplines, utilising the most advanced technology and treatment options to deliver the best possible outcome.
We adopt an evidence-based approach in patient care, meeting the highest standards for safety and quality of care while also enabling us to achieve favourable outcomes for reversing stroke damage in all cases where patients arrive within the golden hour (up to three hours of stroke).
Our multi-disciplinary team brings experts from several speciality areas, including:
Our stroke team also includes Emergency Care doctors and other specialists who work together to provide the best possible patient-centric, collaborative care.
The main symptoms of stroke can be remembered with the word ‘FAST’:
F – face drooping (the person’s face may have drooped on one side)
A – arm weakness
S – speech difficulty
T – time to call emergency number