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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Pseudotumor cerebri

Children with slowly worsening headaches and vision loss, blurry vision or double vision may have pseudotumor cerebri. Pseudotumor in adults is associated with obesity and is much more frequent in women. In prepubertal children, pseudotumor happens equally […]

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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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Pediatric orthopedic surgeon lengthens teen’s legs

At just 6 weeks old, Jerren Harrison contracted bacterial meningitis. He was treated and seemed to be doing well — except for what doctors couldn’t see. The infection had crept into the growth plates in […]

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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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Introducing the Adolescent and Young Adult Transition Clinic for survivors of childhood cancers

Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have unique medical and emotional needs that often are overlooked as they make the transition to adulthood. These can range from issues with growth and bone density to depression […]

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Latest technologies for brain tumor surgery

Norton Brownsboro Hospital is the first hospital in Kentucky to use the newest generation of robotic neurosurgery technology, called ROSA. ROSA’s main uses so far have been in biopsying brain tumors, and most recently in […]

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