Neuro Critical Care
An intensive care unit devoted to the care of patients with immediately life-threatening neurological problems.
Overview - Neuro Critical Care
When a complex, serious neurological illness or injury affects you or someone you care about, you need the advanced expertise of the Phoenix Hospital’s neurocritical care team for accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and caring support.
Care & Diagnosis
Cerebro vascular accident (ischemic stroke and intracranial hemorrhage). Common cause of mortality and morbidity in geriatric age group.
For better clinical outcome for the patient’s presenting within early hours of ischemic stroke can be given thrombolysis treatment for better outcome.
For major intra cranial hemorrhage immediate decompressive craniectomy required, post operatively patient requires ventilatory support.
Status epilepticus is a condition in which persistent seizure despite treatment, requires urgent intervention in form of intravenous anesthetic agents and ventilatory management.
Neuro muscular disorder like Guillain-Barré syndrome and Myasthenia gravis in acute crisis situation along with respiratory muscle involvement requires mechanical ventilation and intravenous immunoglobulin and plasmapheresis.
FAQs & Info
Treatment- plasmapheresis is a filtration of blood through plasma filter, intravenous immunoglobulin is another treatment option. research has proven both treatment modalities are equally effective.