Dr. Abdullah Kadah from Asir reagion health, inaugurated the Stroke unit at Asir Central Hospital.
This came under the patronage of the Director General of Health Affairs in Asir Region Khalid Ayed Asiri, and in the presence of the General director of the hospital, Dr. Ali bin Saeed Al Mestor.
“This is the second unit at the level of the Ministry of Health and the fourth in the Kingdom, and contains eight beds equipped with 24 hours patient surveillance.
He added: “The Unit is operated by four consultants in the field of neurology and three consultants in the field of interventional neuroradiology. The unit treats strokes by means of thrombolytic drugs and intervention. Recent studies have proven the effectiveness of these methods on the physical activity of the patients after a stroke “He said.
On his part, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Head of the Stroke Unit, expressed his thanks and appreciation on his behalf and on behalf of his colleagues in the Unit for the Director-General and the General Supervisor for their support and follow-up of the Unit’s development and being a hub for providing greater services in the treatment of stroke in the region.
Source: Sabq online newsletter