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Palmetto Health Gamma Knife® Center celebrates 20 years

One of only two radiosurgery centers in the state, Palmetto Health is proud to be celebrating 20 years as the Gamma Knife® radiosurgery center of the Midlands, offering patients a safe and effective alternative to surgery and whole brain radiation.

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Palmetto Health-USC Neuroscience at the forefront of research to expand treatment window for stroke

Palmetto Health Richland is one of 38 medical centers nationally and the only site in South Carolina that participated in the National Institutes of Health–funded DEFUSE 3 trial. The trial’s results were recently presented at the International Stroke Conference 2018 in Los Angeles, California and simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine because of the implications it has for stroke patients.

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Recent headlines

  • Pediatric neurosurgery team saves vision of local football player– Read more »
  • Palmetto Health recognizes Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month – Read more »
  • Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Palmetto Health Richland will provide the highest level of care to patients who have had a complex neurosurgical procedure, complications from a stroke, traumatic brain or spinal cord injury – Read more »
  • Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group neuroscience physicians improving the lives of Parkinson's disease patients using deep brain stimulation – Read more »
  • Protect yourself and your loved ones from traumatic brain injuries – tips for Brain Injury Awareness Month – Read more »
  • Dr. Moftakhar joins News 19 to talk about how you can protect your brain – WLTX-TV »
  • Survivor, doctors express importance of knowing brain aneurysm signs – WIS-TV »
  • New neurointerventional suite opens at Palmetto Health Richland – Read more »
  • Palmetto Health opens Midlands’ first Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit – Read more »
  • Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and its physicians, including Dr. Stanley Skarli of Palmetto Health-USC Neurosurgery, help pediatric patients with complex medical conditions receive life-saving, quality care close to home – Read more »

Neuroscience Journal

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Neurosurgery and Neurology physicians contribute peer-reviewed research to the Palmetto Health Neuroscience Journal.

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