Launching of Endocrine In-Vivo Lab
The Hospital today introduced an endocrine in-vivo lab. This lab will serve those who are suffering from endocrine conditions and most of the services provided are in the management and care of complications arising due to diabetes. The lab was launched at a press conference held at the hospital this afternoon.
A video of the lab was shown with the different services available and the media was briefed on the different interventions and services provided by the lab. The Consultant Endocinologist at the Hospital, Dr Sandeep Chaudary explained that almost 80% of the reason for amputation of the foot in the world is due to complications of diabeties and not being able to get good services to ensure that screenign an preventive measures.
The lab will provide a number of services that ensures that diabetic patients can undergo this screening and is recommended that all diabetic patients should undergo these screenings once every year to make sure the coditions do not worsen. Specific services available through the in-vivo lab include:
- Biothesiometry study
- Cold perception threshod detection
- Hot perception threshold detedction
- 10GM monofilament study
- Ankle brachial index study
- Plantar pressure system study
- Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment
- Autonomic function testing
- Ambulatory BP monitoring 24hours
- Electric podiatry filing