Neurology Department at Amcare Hospital
The Department of Neurology at Amcare Hospital Zirakpur – Chandigarh treat all the neurological diseases including stroke, headache, epilepsy, coma, neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, myopathies, Parkinson’s disease, Myasthenia Gravis and many more. Neurosurgery is a branch of surgery which is involved with the brain, spine and nerves. Our Neurosurgeons treat neurological diseases such as head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors, spinal tumors, brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, nerve injuries, tumors, disc prolapse or herniation, spinal dislocation, unstable spine, congenital malformations like atlanto-axial dislocation, spinal dysraphism etc. Treatment of seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease are further specializations.
Preservation of all functions, good cosmetic outcome, shorter hospital stay and avoiding pain and discomfort are as important as saving life. The integrated team of neurologists,neurosurgeons, neuroanesthetists and intensivists along with rehabilitation specialists are dedicated to this goal.
Treatments available for :
- Head injury – EDH, SDH, Continuous Depressed Fracture
- Spine injury
- Management of Brain and Spinal tumors
- Pediatric Neurosurgery:
Medical & Surgical Procedures:
Epilepsy is a neurological (central nervous system) disorder characterised by seizures and short periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and loss of consciousness at times, due to disruption of the nerve cell activity in the brain.
Brain Spine Surgery
Neurosurgery, which includes surgery on the brain, spinal cord, skull and the bony spinal column, is a highly advanced superspecialty which requires specialized training.
Head Injury is a general term used to describe any trauma to the head, and most specifically to the brain itself including skull injuries, Minor blunt head injuries and Penetrating trauma.
A stroke, or brain attack, is caused by the sudden loss of blood flow to the brain or bleeding inside the head. People with a family history of stroke and heart disease have an increased stroke risk.
For children born with anomalies of the brain, spinal cord, skull deformities and spinal deformities including hydrocephalus, repair of meningo-myeloceles, correction of cranio-synostosis and correction of spinal deformities.
Interventional Neuro Radiology is a Separate department and separate machines are required for this crucial area which includes which includes Neuro-sonogram Trans-cranial Doppler, 24 slice, 64 slice and 320 slice CAT scans, PET CT Scanner, 1.5 Tesla MRI.
Neuro Intensive Care
The neurosurgical department has a state-of-the-art neuro-intensive care unit – with modern ventilators, for adults and children and the latest invasive and non-invasive facilities for monitoring of vital functions.
Vertebroplasty is an image-guided, minimally invasive, nonsurgical therapy used to strengthen the vertebra (spinal bone) weakened by osteoporosis, or cancer. t is usually successful at alleviating the pain.