Palmetto Health unveils new neuroscience intensive care unit to help stroke patients

ColaDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Columbia and the Midlands. Palmetto Health Heart Hospital has taken a major step toward providing greater patient care for stroke patients. The hospital has opened a neuro intensive care unit, the first and only in the Midlands. The neuro-ICU at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital will give stroke patients specialized post-operative care. (photo by Kelly Petty) “It’s a historical day in the Midlands,” said Dr. Roham Moftakhar, chief of neurosurgery at Palmetto Health. “The reason is that we finally have a neuroscience ICU where we can care for the most sophisticated and complex patients in the Midlands. And we are able to offer the patients in our community the best neurological care that’s available in the area.” The unit offers specialized care…


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