Chandigarh, Nov. 14 -- Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and Government Multispecialty Hospital (GMSH-16) have created a network on the hub-and-spoke principle to enhancebrain stroke treatment inChandigarh.

"To enhance stroke treatment in Chandigarh, GMSH-16 has become stroke ready and they have been treating acute strokes since April, 2019, in collaboration with PGIMER based on hub-and-spoke principle. We have treated around 35 cases under this collaboration," said professor Dheeraj Khurana,department of Neurology, PGIMER, during the launch of an awareness campaign on brain strokes.

The hub-and-spoke model, a method applied in healthcare settings, involves the establishment of a main campus or hub, which r...