“The launch of a helpline number is intended to save lives of individuals by providing them access to the team of experts at AWARE Gleneagles Global Hospitals. The golden window period of 4 hours is extremely critical and as part of ‘Community Connect initiative, we plan to educate the general practitioners as well as the population at large to identify the symptoms of Neurological stroke and send them to the nearest hospital which provides specialized care”, said Dr Sharath Chandran, Chief Operating Officer (COO), AWARE Gleneagles Global Hospitals, LB Nagar.
“Neurological Stroke can lead to partial or full paralysis of the body, leading to a healthy individual running the risk of being bedridden for life. Timely treatment is extremely critical for management of stroke. Getting the person suspected of a stroke to the hospital where thrombolysis can be done is extremely critical, the window period available for all these treatments is 4 hours and its our duty to support these people to be accessible to treatment. Today we have a large number of patients among us who have been successfully been treated and managed after an episode of stroke”, said Dr Suresh Reddy, Senior Neuro Physician at AWARE Gleneagles Global Hospitals, LB Nagar.
Suresh(name changed), aged 35 years, who was treated at AWARE Gleneagles Global Hospitals six months back spoke about the need of timely intervention by Neurologists at AWARE Gleneagles Global Hospitals and how it helped him get back to his normal life. Raju is a father of 3 kids and is the sole breadwinner of the family. He urged on the need for every individual to have easy access to specialized treatment after the condition of stroke is detected.
About Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise
Gleneagles Global Hospitals is part of Parkway Pantai, a fully owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare. In India, Gleneagles Global Hospitals operates a chain of multi-super specialty hospitals offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services with over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. A pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplants, Gleneagles Global Hospitals provides comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals aims to strengthen and expand its leading market position as a destination for multi-organ transplant for patients from India, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. We are committed to further our aspiration of making quality health care more accessible to all.