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Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (CCU 4)

The Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital provides specialised intensive care for neurosurgical, neuro-trauma, neurovascular illnesses and injuries including a multiplicity of neurological disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of intensivists, neurologists, pulmonologists, neurosurgical specialists, works in coordination with other departments to provide comprehensive round-the-clock care for accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and caring support.

We offer state-of-the are facilities include ICP, seizure control, brain and spinal cord tumours, management of intracranial bleeding, Video-EEG monitoring, ICP reduction therapy, plasmapheresis thrombolytic therapy in stroke, and immunoglobulin therapy, to ensure that every patient receives the highest possible standards of patient care.

The Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NICU) aims to cater to the unique medical needs of patients and focus on providing the advanced, multidiscipline, patient-centred treatment plan. The comprehensive care we deliver in a critical care setting is at par with international standards. We offer support services like rehabilitation, physiotherapy, and prevention of sores (in chronic patients). We also teach domiciliary care to be taken at home.

Our Highlights

  • 24X7 emergency care and monitoring
  • Stroke pathways withina golden hour (reduces ALOS and offers quick recovery)
  • Surgical management of Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) evacuation
  • Emergency management of road traffic accident (RTA) trauma
  • Modern ventilators with invasive and non-invasive modes
  • Support the patient’s family and friends
  • Dedicated ICU beds with round-the-clock Intensivist coverage
  • Isolation rooms equipped for infective patients
  • Maintaining quality indicators approved by NABH
  • Team of internationally trained professionals, consultants and experts
  • Offers a full continuum of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures
  • Equipped with ALS & BLS ambulance service

Conditions We Treat

Conditions we treat at our comprehensive neurosciences intensive care unit include:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cerebrovascular disorders
    • Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
    • Intracranial Haemorrhage
  • Subdural Haematoma
  • Brain Tumour
  • Severe head or spine trauma
  • Encephalitis
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Meningitis and other central nervous system infections
  • Coma
  • Severe or deteriorating demyelinating illness
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Neuromuscular disorders (Myasthenia Gravis)
  • Severe autonomic instability
  • Recent major surgical procedures (spine surgery, carotid artery surgery, angioplasty, endovascular procedures)

Technology We Use:

  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Evidence-based physical therapy (EBPT)
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
  • Slow Low-Efficiency Dialysis (SLED)
  • Invasive Ventilation including Prone Ventilation, Recruitment Maneuvers, Airway pressure release ventilation (APRV)
  • Non-invasive Ventilation- CPAP & BIPAP
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Haemodialysis
  • Upper and lower GI endoscopy (to control bleeding)
  • Video-bronchoscopy
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)

Other Supportive investigations

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Nuclear imaging
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Echocardiography
  • Ultrasound and venous Doppler

Find Complete Relief from Nanavati Experts

If you think you are facing similar conditions, or have suffered from them in the past, please contact the Nanavati team to schedule an appointment at : +91 22 2626 7500

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