Egypt’s 43-year-old Nevine Safwat traveled to India for medical treatment on March 23, 2021. The aunt of the patient accompanied her to the hospital in India.
Parkinson’s disease had been plaguing her for a long time. She had been afflicted with this condition for about 11 years. Tremor, or shaking, that usually starts in a limb, slowed movement, impaired posture and balance, loss of natural movements, and speech alterations were some of the symptoms she was experiencing.
She decided to have DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery) as a treatment for her ailment after consulting with doctors in her own country. She sent us an inquiry, our patient advisory team got in touch with her to understand her symptoms, diagnosis, etc. She gave her reports, a list of medicines. We discussed the case with top neurosurgeons and sent her the treatment plan. After a round of discussions, she decided to go ahead with Dr. Aditya Gupta at Artemis Hospital. It is a multispecialty hospital that is the first in the lively city of Gurgaon to be JCI and NABH recognized. Modern technology combined with experienced hands and knowledge from internationally trained medical teams has set new standards in Indian healthcare, as evidenced by the quality of patient care, healthcare delivery, and safety.
MediGence stepped in to assist her throughout the procedure. MediGence assisted the patient throughout the entire process, including the stay, hospital transfer, airport pick-up, and all consultation and hospital appointments.
Pre-Treatment & Process
The entire consultation was performed seamlessly & professionally by Dr. Sumit Singh (Neurologist) & later, Dr. Aditya Gupta (Neurosurgeon) performed the surgery. She stayed in Artemis Hospital for 5 Days for her treatment. Her stay at the Hospital was for DBS to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s. The most effective surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease is deep brain stimulation (DBS). Thin metal wires are implanted in the brain by a surgeon, and these wires provide electrical pulses to the brain to assist control some motor symptoms.
Nevine had a counseling appointment with the Neurosurgeon- Dr. Aditya Gupta, before being admitted to the hospital. Ms. Safwat’s questions were answered and she was given information about her health by the doctor and his colleagues. The patient also had an in-depth conversation with her Neurologist about the treatments she has been receiving, if any, the status of her disease in relation to the treatment, and even the route forward. The doctor and the healthcare team answered all of her questions properly, and she was able to express all of her worries. Then, as recommended by the doctor, she had testing such as MRIs, CT scans, and other pertinent examinations, as well as surgery preparation.
During her rehabilitation, Ms. Nevine Safwat stayed in India for 6 weeks. MediGence scheduled a follow-up session with the patient to ensure that her treatment went well and according to her expectations, as well as to check on her progress. She was afterward advised to spend six weeks in India for rehabilitation and follow-up care.
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