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Metro Hospital Bags World Stroke Organization’s Platinum Award

By Gaurav Jain

Metro Hospital Bags World Stroke Organization’s Platinum Award

The prestigious award conferred to Metro Hospital, Noida, to recognize its technical skill, efficient processes, and efficient patient services offered by its Neuro Sciences Department.

Noida, July 2020: World Stroke Organization(Geneva, Switzerland) based global body conferred Platinum Award to Metro Centre for Neurosciences, Metro Hospital, Noida( for offering the highest quality of stroke care services, making it the only hospital in Uttar Pradesh — and one out of four Hospitals in India to get this prestigious award.

Explaining Stroke’s repercussion to Prittle Prattle News through a Press Release, Dr. Sonia Lal Gupta, Director, and Senior Consultant, Metro Centre of Neurosciences, Metro Hospital Noida, said, “Stroke is the second leading cause of death and disability worldwide and is responsible for 116 million years of healthy life lost each year. The impact on individuals, families, and society is incalculable. Over 13 million people will have a stroke this year, and around 5.5 million people will die. Stroke can have different short- and long-term effects depending on which part of the brain is affected and how quickly it is treated.”

Adding further, Dr. Sonia said, “One of the main disease processes leading to Stroke is atherosclerosis. The incidence of Stroke increases significantly with age. There are many other risk factors, including tobacco use, physical inactivity, and unhealthy diet, harmful use of alcohol, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, raised blood lipid levels, obesity, male gender, genetic disposition, and psychological factors.”

Examining Stroke’s causes of Prittle Prattle News. through a Press Release, Dr. Kapil Singhal, Senior Consultant, Neurology, Metro Hospital, Noida, asserted. “Stroke is a condition where the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, resulting in oxygen starvation, brain damage, and loss of fuA clot most frequently causes it a clot in an artery supplying blood to the brain situation known as ischemia. It can also be caused by hemorrhage when a burst vessel causes blood to leak into the brain. Stroke can cause permanent damage, including partial paralysis and impairment in speech, comprehension, and memory. The extent and location of the damage determine the Stroke’s severity, which can range from minimal to catastrophic.”

Dr. Kapil further added. “Stroke has already reached epidemic proportions. Globally 1 in 4 adults over the age of 25 will have a stroke in their lifetime. 13.7 million people worldwide will have their first Stroke this year, and five and a half million will die as a result. Current trends suggest that the number of annual deaths will climb to 6.7 million annually without appropriate action.”

About the World Stroke Organization

The World Stroke Organization (WSO) is a global body based in Geneva, Switzerland, which is committed to raising stroke prevention standards and treatment by providing research-based guidelines to more than 55000 organizations and healthcare individuals worldwide. WSO is committed to improving Stroke outcomes by ensuring that patients worldwide get access to stroke care that optimizes their survival and recovery. The World Stroke Organization Awards Hospital grading is based on facilities and treatment provided to the stroke and paralysis patients. WSO judges the hospitals on various parameters such as:

  • Response time for the treatment
  • Availability of individual units and ICU treatment for stroke patients
  • Quality of treatment given to patients as per international standards

About Metro Hospital, Noida

Metro Hospitals & Heart Institutes, Noida is 317 bedded state of the art super specialty hospital which functions as two units – one dedicated 110 bedded Metro Heart Institute and the second 207 bedded Metro Multispecialty Hospital. These are located less than 200 meters apart and provide a complete spectrum of world-class inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services. Metro Multispecialty Hospital was founded in 1998 under the leadership of Dr. Purshotam Lal (Chairman – Metro Group of Hospitals) with a vision to provide comprehensive treatment in 30+ specialties at affordable costs. The hospital houses 6 Centers of Excellence and 18+ specialties, all headed by renowned professionals from reputed government and private institutes. The hospital is equipped with modern technology, and the latest diagnostics teamed with competent medical professionals & compassionate support staff. The hospital is accredited by NABH & NABL and certified by ISO. The hospital is fully air-conditioned and equipped with all facilities to ensure a comfortable stay and hygiene.

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