Indian Journal of Neurotrauma 2019; 16(02/03): 120-123
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-3402896
Invited Article
Neurotrauma Society of India

Functioning of Neurotrauma Center in PGIMER, Chandigarh

Madhivanan Karthigeyan
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Lomesh Shankarrao Wankhede
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Apinderpreet Singh
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Sushanta Kumar Sahoo
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Manjul Tripathi
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Chandrashekhar Gendle
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Raghav Singla
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Ashish Aggarwal
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Navneet Singla
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Manju Mohanty
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Sivashanmugam Dhandapani
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Pravin Salunke
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Sandeep Mohindra
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Rajesh Chhabra
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Manoj Kumar Tewari
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Kajal Jain
2  Department of Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
,
Sunil Kumar Gupta
1  Department of Neurosurgery and Anesthesia, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
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Publication History

Publication Date:
20 January 2020 (online)

Abstract

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh is an apex trauma center which delivers comprehensive care for neurotrauma patients from six major states of north and northwest India. Its neurotrauma services have steadily evolved over the years with the establishment of an advanced trauma center in the year 2011. This manuscript provides an overview pertaining to the development of the neurotrauma services in PGIMER since its inception, the current infrastructure and resources, functioning of the department, baseline epidemiological data of neurotrauma patients, and the future prospects.