Gamma Knife Perfexion system used at Sacred Heart Health System to treat patients in Florida


American Shared Hospital Servicesa provider of turn key technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that the Gamma Knife Perfexion system has been supplied to Sacred Heart Health System in Florida, USA, and has been used to treat patients.

Noting that Sacred Heart is a new hospital affiliation for American Shared, AMS chairman and chief executive officer Ernest A Bates, said: “This latest addition to our Perfexion portfolio demonstrates that neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists who know the competing technologies best continue to demand this unequaled stereotactic radiosurgery system for treating cancers and other diseases of the brain. We see additional opportunities to place Gamma Knife Perfexions at new and existing AMS sites both in the USA and internationally.”

According to a release, AMS is the largest owner of Gamma Knife Perfexion systems worldwide and has placed twelve Perfexion systems in the USA and one in Turkey; a fourteenth system is scheduled to be installed at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt Kisco, New York, USA in the second quarter.