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Neurology Services at SSSIHMS
Neurological conditions evaluated and treated routinely at SSSIHMS include the following:
Face, Head and Neck pain: These patients are generally managed on OPD basis.
Epilepsy and related conditions: These patients are investigated as required and treatment instituted. Some patients depending upon their condition are admitted as part of their management.
Cerebrovascular diseases : Acute cases are admitted and managed with anti-coagulants and physiotherapy. Chronic cases are evaluated as required.
Infections of the CNS.: These patients are managed following diagnosis of the infections based on Lumbar puncture and other investigations with admission and institution of appropriate anti-microbial therapy.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating disorders:
Dementia: These patients are investigated.
Parkinson’s Disease and movement and ataxic disorders : These patients are seen on an OPD basis and treatment is instituted and optimized as required.
ALS and Other Motor Neuron Diseases : ENMG and conduction studies are used to reach a definitive diagnosis in these patients.
Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell’s Palsy, and Other Cranial Nerve Disorders: Are investigated and treated appropriately.
Spinal Cord Diseases: When surgical intervention is required then the patients are reffered to the sister dept of neurosurgery.
Peripheral Neuropathies including Guillain-Barre´ Syndrome: ENMG, NCV and Nerve biopsies are conducted for diagnosis.
Neuromuscular diseases: These are investigated by ENMG and Muscle biopsy.
Tumors of the Nervous System: These once diagnosed are dealt by the Neurosurgery department. Psychiatric disorders and Mental health problems: Psychiatric problems when secondary to neurological disorders if diagnosed are treated in-house by a Consultant Psychiatrist.