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Neurovascular Diseases: Know How Advanced Medical Procedures At Biplane Cathlab Can Restore Your Health

  • Jan 07
  • Neuro & Spine Care

Neurovascular Diseases: Know How Advanced Medical Procedures At Biplane Cathlab Can Restore Your Health

Do you know that neurovascular diseases are one of the main reasons that could cripple most patients and can even turn fatal, if not intervened and treated at the right time? Stroke is a commonly heard health condition but in pure medical terms, neurovascular disorders are actually a group or cluster of ailments that can either affect brain, spine or both.

A majority of Neurovascular Diseases are an acute occurrence and are often caused to uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, atherosclerosis or ageing of the blood vessels, vascular malformations leading to stroke, Cartoid Artery Disease, Arteriovenous Malformation, Critical Limb-Threatening Ischemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Intracranial Vascular Disease, Venous Sinus Thrombosis, Brain Aneurysms, Brain Haemorrhage to mention a few.

Who Is At The Risk of Neurovascular Diseases?

In these days and times of stress-filled lives, unhealthy lifestyle many of us might be at the risk of neurovascular diseases but it can go manifold as we age, and it equally affects both men and women. In certain cases, atherosclerosis often described as abnormal ageing of the blood vessels starts as early as adolescence, increasing the chance of getting affected by any of these conditions, at a very young age.

How Are Neurovascular Diseases Treated?

Neurovascular diseases demand a very quick intervention from the expert surgeons as any amount of delay could cause irreversible damages. Traditionally, any acute event under this speciality is treated through vascular surgery but in the recent times Endovascular Surgery – another advanced modality gained momentum owing to its minimally invasive approach, less hospital stay and faster recovery of the patient. In certain cases, it can be even performed as a day care procedure.

Where Can A Patient Get Best Treatment For Neurovascular Diseases?

Neurovascular diseases require highly experienced medical experts, trained in the speciality and can be effectively treated when backed by state-of-the-art facilities. Fortis Interventional Neuroradiology (FINE) at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta houses greatly advanced and highly sophisticated Biplane Cathlab that offers round-the-clock services, for averting all sorts of medical eventualities.

What Is A Biplane Cathlab?

Biplane Cathlab is a highly advanced medical facility where expert neurosurgeons, endovascular surgeons can perform various minimally invasive procedures, as a part of diagnosis and treatment in the patients suffering from various neurovascular diseases. Biplane Cathlab also comes in handy for performing highly complex interventional cardiovascular procedures besides aiding in the treatment of gastrointestinal, peripheral vascular interventions.

Biplane Cathlab is equipped with bi-plane camera that assists the physician by capturing high-resolution pictures of the brain, blood vessels simultaneously from two different angles at 30 frames per second, projecting it on the computer. The surgeon, while gauging the view can access the affected area with the help of a thin catheter through chest, abdomen or neck for lassoing a blood clot, clear a bulging aneurysm, restore blood flow through a vessel, restrict blood supply to the growing tumour and many more procedures depending upon the health condition.

The surgeon can perform cerebral angiogram for treating a blocked blood vessel or aneurysm, inserting a catheter for preventing the burst of aneurysm, stenting in case of atherosclerosis, embolization in case of arteriovenous malformation embolization, spinal angiogram and head and neck embolization.   

What Are The Other Treatments Offered At Biplane Cathlab?

Biplane Cathlab is one of the most advanced facilities available with very few hospitals in India. Medical experts, highly trained paramedics and support staff offer a plethora of services including Intrarterial Thrombolysis, Stent Retriever Thrombectomy, Contact Aspiration Thrombectomy in case of acute stroke, Preoperative Embolization while detecting head and neck pathologies including angiofibromas’, paragangliomas’, meningiomas’, carotid body tumour, hemangiopericytomas, hemangiomas, arteriovenous malformations, vascular metastasis deposits. Other minimally invasive procedures include Cerebral Angiogram, Coil Embolization & Flow Diverter Placement, Cartoid Stenting, Arteriovenous Malformation Embolization, Head & Neck Embolization, Spinal Angiogram, Endovascular Stroke Intervention,  

How Long After The Procedure Can Patient Go Home?

Most of these procedures – both diagnostic and treatment applications are done simultaneously and are often day care. It means the patient can leave the hospital by evening or the next day morning. In few cases, the doctors might recommend staying under medical supervision for another 24 hours for observing the progress. 





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