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The Latest in Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy News

The Latest in Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy

Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) is an emerging technique used to treat epilepsy and primary and metastatic brain tumors with a small incision as opposed to open surgery. It can reach lesions that might otherwise be considered inoperable.
TGH Offers Focused Ultrasound for Patients with Tremors and Parkinson’s Disease News

TGH Offers Focused Ultrasound for Patients with Tremors and Parkinson’s Disease

Focused ultrasound is a groundbreaking new treatment for movement disorders. The therapy involves heating up and destroying the tiny section deep inside the brain that controls essential tremor. It was also recently approved for use in certain patients with Parkinson's disease.
First in the Nation: Novel Stroke Treatment Shows Early Promising Results News

First in the Nation: Novel Stroke Treatment Shows Early Promising Results

The study being conducted at Tampa General Hospital is evaluating whether a new, larger type of catheter removes blood clots in the brain more quickly and completely, thus improving outcomes for stroke patients.
TGH and USF Health Perform First NADIA® Surgery in the U.S. for Sacroiliac Joint Disease News

TGH and USF Health Perform First NADIA® Surgery in the U.S. for Sacroiliac Joint Disease

The first NADIA® NeuroSafe® posterior bridging surgery in the nation was successfully performed by TGH neurosurgeon Dr. Thomas B. Freeman. The surgery is a breakthrough advancement designed to treat painful SI joint disease.
One of the First sites in U.S. to Study New Treatment for Subdural Brain Bleeds News

One of the First sites in U.S. to Study New Treatment for Subdural Brain Bleeds

TGH and USF Health are one of the first in the country – and first in Florida - to enroll patients in a new national study testing whether a minimally invasive procedure can safely and effectively treat subacute and chronic subdural hematomas.
Refractory Epilepsy: Cutting-edge Technology, World Class Expertise and a Cure News

Refractory Epilepsy: Cutting-edge Technology, World Class Expertise and a Cure

Tampa General Hospital was one of the first medical centers in the southeastern United States to pioneer the surgical treatment of refractory epilepsy and has long been a nationally recognized referral center for the most severe cases.