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Sri Ramakrishna hospital organizes an awareness programme about stroke

Sri Ramakrishna hospital organizes an awareness programme about stroke

Coimbatore-based Sri Ramakrishna hospital organized a massive programme titled ‘stroke – the shocking truth’ to create awareness among the public about the disease at the hospital premises on October 29.
The event was presided by leading doctors of the hospital – Dr K Asokan, HOD and Chief Neurologist, Dr K Ramadoss, Consultant Neurologist, Dr R Murali, Senior consultant Neurosurgeon and HOD, Dr Vikram Muthusubramanian, Senior consultant neurosurgeon and HOD of minimally invasive brain and spine surgeon, P Muthurajan, consultant in neuro and vascular interventional radiologist.

In the programme, the doctors spoke about the symptoms and treatment available for the stroke apart from the advancements that have been taking place in the field. They also spoke about the measures that one needs to take to prevent stroke.

As a part of the event, the hospital also gave the participants 25% discount on the tests like RBS, Creatinine, HbA1C, ECG, ECHO, Carotid Vertebral Doppler, and MRI Stroke Protocol that are usually taken to ascertain Stroke in a person.

People who experience symptoms like acute headache without any specific reason, one-sided headaches, sudden giddiness, loss of balance, and difficulty in walking can make use of this 25% offer and get treated accordingly. This offer is available till November 5 on all working days. The hospital recommends patients to carry their medical history, previous prescriptions, and insurance papers for hassle- free experience.