First: Assam Medical College Hospital successfully conducts Thrombolysis in mobile stroke unit
Dibrugarh: The Assam Medical College and Hospital on Friday achieved national acclaim by becoming the first government institution in India to successfully carry out Thrombolysis on a patient with a stroke in a mobile van.
The patient has been identified as a 65-year-old patient who belongs to a tea garden in Dibrugarh. He was taken care of in the Casualty department of the medical college and a CT scan was done in the mobile van itself.
The mobile facility was equipped with all the necessary instruments including a CT scan machine which made it possible to start the procedure within 3 hours of the stroke. The facility has been developed under an ICMR stroke project.