Pantai Hospital Penang set up a stroke centre to cater to the growing needs of stroke patients as well as to tap into Penang’s growing reputation as a regional healthcare hub.
The Stroke Centre comprises of 18 beds and a Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy facility for rehabilitation. With this new service, stroke patients will be given specialized care and attention.
Treatment and care for stroke patients cannot be generalized. It must be timely and targeted. Thus, it is best to have a one-stop centre to meet the needs of the patients.
The Pantai Hospital Penang Stroke Centre is able to provide cutting edge treatment for patients with Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke and it is run by a team consist of Neurologist, Neurosurgeon, Neuro Interventional Radiologist, and a team of capable and experienced medical staff.
Services Offered for Stroke (24hours emergency service)
- Acute Stroke Thrombectomy (Endovascular)
- Intravenous Thrombolysis
- Endovascular Procedures (Carotid stenting, Cerebral aneurysm coiling, and embolisation of arteriovenous malformation)
Rehabilitation of Stroke, Stroke Counselling & Education & Dietician
Other Neurological Services:
- Visual Evoked Potention (VEP)
- Nerve Conduction Study
- Electromyography (EMG)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Botox injection for neurological diseases
- Sleep Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1.5 Tesla)
CT/ CT Angiogram
Physiotherapy & Occupation Therapy facility
Speech Therapy facility