Sri Ramakrishna Hospital conducts Stroke Awareness

Sri Ramakrishna Hospital recently held a massive public awareness program on “Stroke – The Shocking Truths” at the hospital campus, with the vision of improving awareness about the disease amongst the public. The event was presided over by five leading doctors of the hospital – Dr K. Asokan(HOD & Chief Neurologist), Dr K. Ramadoss (Consultant Neurologist), Dr R. Murali (Sr.Consultant Neuro Surgeon & HOD – Neuro Surgery), Dr Vikram Muthusubramanian (Sr. Consultant Neuro Surgeon & HOD – Minimally Invasive Brain & Spine Surgeon), and Dr P. Muthurajan, Consultant In Neuro And Vascular Interventional Radiologist.

The doctors shared staggering truths about the disease, the symptoms that can signal an upcoming stroke, treatments available for the stroke, and the advancements that have happened in the field. During the event, the doctors also highlighted the need for awareness of stroke and how it could help prevent it.

As many as 80 patients and commoners benefited from the information shared by the doctors of Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. The event also included a “conversation with the public” session during which the doctors answered the questions of the attendees and cleared their doubts and confusions.

As a part of the event, the hospital facilitated the participants with a 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 headaches 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 until 5th November 2022 (excluding Sundays). The hospital recommends patients carry their medical history, previous prescriptions, and insurance papers for a hassle-free experience.