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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My wife is suffering from Brain aneurysm and she had vasospasm. She is in bed, she cannot speak nor does she recognise anyone. She is totally immovable. Only her left leg and left hand she moves. Is there any treatment in Ayurveda ?
Doctor :   hI
Doctor :   Hi
User :   yes sir, have u read my message ?
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   My wife is suffering from Brain aneurysm and she had vasospasm. She is in bed, she cannot speak nor does she recognise anyone. She is totally immovable. Only her left leg and left hand she moves. Is there any treatment in Ayurveda
User :   She has been diagnosed as "Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrage with Hydrocephalus
Doctor :   Mr.I totally understand your agony but I am an Allopathic General Physician
User :   Her presnt condition is: Doctor :   Can you tell me where she has been graded on coma scale ?
User :   In fact I searched for Ayurveda and this site has come and I am looking for some alternative medicine. As she is not improving for the last 6 months
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Now let me tell you a few points : Doctor :   Ok,As she is in a state of Coma, which is very difficult to assess ,
User :   Her BP is getting shoot up & down. Now she is being given the following medicoines: Tab Epsolin, Cerecetam, Arkamin, Ramcor H
Doctor :   but let me give me a few suggestions after reading the notes, Cortical blindness is almost irreversible.
Doctor :   What can be treated is hemiparesis with gradual physiotherapy but after her vitals are stabilised without life support systems like oxygen,etc.
User :   Nebistar, Rantac, Amlodec, Mondeslor, Synasma, Atarp 10 etc. etc. for her multiple problmes like, Chest Infection/Cough, BP etc. etc
Doctor :   What is her age ?
User :   Se is at home now, her vitals stable and she is being looked by us. She has no pressure sore after having brought her home. She 58 years
User :   She is being given physiotherapy at home like giving movements to her limps etc.
User :   by a physiotherapist
Doctor :   As she is on so much of medication, I suggest that touch and physio are two things which can sometimes bring back limb movements.
Doctor :   But for higher function her MRI & CT Scans are to be seen.
User :   Can I send you her CT scan files ?
Doctor :   IF you can send across to our specialist opinion , an experienced Neurologist can advise you.
User :   How do I send it ? Can I get his e-mail address or can you refer me to him ?
Doctor :   He is a renowed neurologist.
Doctor :   We shall see how best we can help you.
Doctor :   Yes exactly.
User :   Is there any other formality for sending such mails/CT files without any payment etc ?
User :   Can I mention your name in my mail to him ? I shall send him the scanned copy of discharge summary alongwith CT scan files, will it be ok ?
User :   Should I do it on line now and send the files ?
Doctor :   It would be nice if you send the initial emergency report when the aneurysm bled.
Doctor :   Yes you can.
Doctor :   I will try to do my level best on this, I understand the pain and trauma yor family is undergoing.
User :   I can some files which they took at the time of admission and the latest CT scan. The angiogram CT is a big file which I have to send the CD itself
Doctor :   You can attach in a couple of mails one after the other.
Doctor :   Sending a CD is a cumbersome process.
User :   Beccause it is more 350 MB
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Ok, then thank you doctor, I am trying to send the files now if possible or else tomorrow as I have to take care of my wife also in between. Thank you so much
Doctor :   Ok, JUST Try through Rapid Share.
User :   What's that ? I could not understand
Doctor :   Its an easy upload -download website.
User :   oh, i see, thank you so much
Doctor :   Or else if all that is difficult for you, please send a cd , but will take some time to get back to you as it has to reach bangalore.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me,
Doctor :   Take care, Bye for now.
User :   ok, i will do that, Thank you a lot Doctor
User :   bye
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