This website is dedicated to provide information about Moyamoya disease, a rare cause of stroke in children and adults. In this disease, the main blood vessels supplying blood to the brain close off over time, resulting in strokes. Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, offers treatment for this disease. Located at Trivandrum in Kerala state, India, it is a tertiary care centre for the treatment of neurological and cardiac ailments. The Institute, which also hosts a research wing, is under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
This website is designed to provide information and guidance on Moyamoya disease, to patients, caregivers and medical professionals. It aims to provide up-to-date information on Moyamoya disease and it's treatment options. At the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, treatment of Moyamoya disease is planned and executed by a dedicated team, consisting of doctors from the Department of Neurosurgery, Comprehensive Stroke Care Centre under Department of Neurology, Division of Neuro-anesthesia and the Imaging Services & Interventional Radiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and allied health-care professionals from Neuro-nursing and Medical-sociology.