Mini-stroke – What should we do?
Dr. Murali Chekuri
Nov 25, 2021
Manipal Hospitals’ Centre of Excellence in Neuro Sciences offers complete assessment and management for the entire spectrum of neurological problems. Backed by a team of world-renowned neurologists who have immense experience in diagnosis, treatment and care coordination, we are equipped to treat the most challenging of neurological disorders.
Celebrating over 30 years in neuroscience, we have been the leader in the field and the largest and most comprehensive in the country. Manipal Hospitals' neurologists are constantly pushing the limits and seeking novel methods to improve diagnosis and therapies for patients with neurological disorders through their research and collaborating with researchers worldwide. Combined with its multidisciplinary approach, innovative and advanced tools, from technology to diagnosis to treatment and care, Manipal Hospitals is at the forefront in superior Quaternary care.
EEG or Electroencephalogram is a test that records electrical activity of the brain and brain wave patterns.
After confirming stroke, a neurologist will prescribe a series of scans, tests, and examinations to identify the way a stroke has affected the neurological system. The standard battery of tests will include MRIs, CT scans, Ultrasound, blood draws, angiograms and echocardiograms. These tests will shed light on the severity of the stroke as well as the…
Our brain and spinal cord are surrounded by fluid called cerebrospinal fluid. Lumbar puncture is a procedure in which doctor collects a sample of cerebrospinal fluid which can be tested in the lab for diseases of the brain and spinal cord.
EMG or Electromyography is an invasive diagnostic procedure to assess the health of muscles and the nerve cells that control them (motor neurons). EMG results can reveal nerve dysfunction, muscle dysfunction or problems with nerve-to-muscle signal transmission.
Nerves control the muscles in the body by electrical signals and this impulse make the muscles react in specific ways. NCS or Nerve Conduction Study is a non-invasive test which measures how well and how fast the nerves can send electrical signals.
Patients suffering from brain trauma or disease that requires round the clock monitoring and care are admitted into the neuro intensive care. The neuro ICU has a team of neurological specialists and nurses that are trained and experienced in providing intensive care to patients. They are equipped to detect and treat a number of neurological disorders…
Some of the common neurological disorders are of the spinal cord, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, epilepsy, and even insomnia.
A memory clinic is a place where people with neurological disorders are treated by neurologists and psychologists to improve their ability to function on a day to day basis. A major symptom of neurological diseases like dementia is the loss of memory that can severely affect an individual and those around them. Professional help after an early diagnosis…
Children are delicate and are the most important people for us. This is why our exclusive paediatric services offer comprehensive diagnosis and management for children who have disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, or muscles. Our highly proficient team specializes in providing neurological care, individual consultations, and customised treatment…
Most strokes are acute and typically start suddenly and worsen rapidly. Sometimes a stroke may be preceded by a transient ischemic attack (TIA), a temporary stroke that reverses itself before it causes any lasting effects.
The dedicated premium lab at Manipal Hospital is equipped with powerful diagnostic intruments. The Electrophysiology lab boasts of high precision Electroencephalogram (EEG), video telemetry and Electromyography (EMG) scans. An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures and records the electrical activity of the brain. Here, electrical sensors…
The human mind is an intricate web of emotions, thoughts and behaviours. Similarly, the brain operates through electric signals that influence our actions. This intriguing combination is what our immensely talented neurologists and neuropsychologists at Manipal Hospitals handle on a daily basis.
The Department of Neurology has a team of highly trained specialists with vast experience in the field. They take pride in providing state of the art care with a patient-centric, empathetic approach in a variety of neurologic disorders ranging from migraine to movement Disorders. Having in-house facilities for advanced neurophysiological studies, 3-Tesla MRI, PET-CT and molecular diagnostics, the department offers comprehensive care to patients with acute stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, paediatric and adult epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, Parkinson’s disease and related disorder, Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders of cognition, multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders.
Manipal Hospitals is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Contact us to know more about neurological problems, and book an appointment with one of our highly trained and experienced neurologists today.
After gathering general information about the patient's health the Neurologist will review the patient's medical history, and do a complete physical examination. Then the doctor might order tests for your vision, smell odors and hear sounds, coordination, memory, strength, reflexes, ability to feel physical objects, reasoning, and puzzle-solving abilities.
A neurologist is a highly trained specialist who treats conditions of the brain, Spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Get the finest treatment at the best neurology hospital in Vijayawada with the help of a team of neurologists.
Stroke, migraine, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, muscular dystrophy, and peripheral neuropathy are some common conditions in this vast and complex field. To get rid of theses health issues, visit the neurology hospital in Vijayawada.
The Neurologist at the top neurology hospital in Vijayawada will review your symptoms in-depth and ask you about any associated medical conditions that you may have. He will then proceed to do a detailed examination including a thorough assessment of the nervous system. The neurologist may order some investigations to arrive at a definitive diagnosis. Thereafter the plan of management, prognosis, and follow-up visits will be discussed with you at length.
Rapid advances in the understanding of neurological disorders have translated into a highly effective treatment for almost all neurological conditions. Rapid strides in neuro-diagnostics have enabled early diagnosis and vastly improved outcomes.
Contact us to know more about neurological problems, and book an appointment with one of our Neurology specialists today.