Epilepsy monitoring unit fast track

If a patient is having seizures and has not responded to two or more seizure medications, he or she may have refractory epilepsy or no epilepsy at all. The patient may be eligible for the […]

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Robotic laser therapy treats epilepsy, brain tumors and lesions

Multidisciplinary teams from Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Cancer Institute work in tandem to achieve optimal patient outcomes with new technology Norton Healthcare is the first health care provider in the region to use the […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute first to use latest robotic surgical device

Norton Brownsboro Hospital is the first hospital in Kentucky to use the newest generation of robotic neurosurgery technology, called ROSA. Norton surgeons already have performed several operations using the ROSA robotic surgical assistant from Medtech […]

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Neuroscience and spine care list on Becker’s Hospital Review

Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Spine Care were included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 hospitals & health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs 2017,” a collective list of hospitals and health systems that have […]

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Carotid ultrasound screenings can benefit at-risk stroke patients

A carotid ultrasound can’t predict when a stroke will occur, but it will show whether plaque has built up in the carotid arteries, a clear warning sign for stroke. Patients at risk for stroke might […]

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View from the emergency department on tPA

The American Heart Association (AHA) calls tPA the “gold standard” for treating ischemic strokes. AHA guidelines for the early management of acute ischemic stroke call for administering tPA as quickly as possible. Emergency physician Jeff A. […]

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Neuroscience Resource Center offers support to stroke patients

Norton Healthcare is the only health care system in Louisville with a neuroscience resource center to help patients navigate their lives after a stroke. Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center services are free. Surviving a stroke […]

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Comprehensive Stroke Centers offer the highest level of care

Norton Brownsboro Hospital became a Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2015. It is one of only 143 hospitals in the nation to receive this prestigious designation. Patients with severe strokes caused by occlusion of large vessels […]

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Refractory epilepsy treatments available

Patients with refractory epilepsy face a greater risk of accidents, injuries, cognitive issues, mood disorders, social difficulties and unemployment. Norton Neuroscience Institute offers a variety of treatments that can vastly improve quality of life for these patients, […]

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