Memorial Neuroscience Institute Begins Implantation Of Neuropace RNS System® in South Florida …

Neurosurgical Procedure Helps Reduce Frequency of Seizures On Patients With Epilepsy Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) March 31, 2016 A medical team from the Memorial Neuroscience Institute has successfully implanted its first NeuroPace’s RNS® System technology into the skull of a 45-year-old patient with epilepsy to help reduce the frequency of seizures. Physicians at the Institute – part of the Memorial Healthcare System based in Hollywood, Fla– describe the award-winning technology as being similar to a heart pacemaker but for the brain. The innovative procedure benefits epilepsy patients who have tried extensive amounts of medications but still suffer from frequent and disabling seizures. “This is a promising new option for patients who have seizures that medication can’t control,” said Tarek Zakaria, MD, Medical Director of Memorial’s Adult Neurology Program. “It is the…


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