News | January 20, 2015

Patients Begin Receiving Treatment with Gamma Knife Perfexion System

Product supplied by AMS to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center

Radiation therapy, Gamma Knife Perfextion, Elekta

Image courtesy of Elekta

January 20, 2015 — American Shared Hospital Services (AMS) announced that physicians have begun treating patients with the Gamma Knife Perfexion system AMS supplied to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, Springfield, Oregon.

The Gamma Knife Perfexion, manufactured by Elekta, maintains full clinical compatibility with the Gamma Knife and is supported by efficacy and outcome data from 600,000 treated patients worldwide and thousands of peer-reviewed scientific articles. Elekta estimates that the fully automated and efficient single push-button approach can save 3-5 working weeks of physician time per year at an average Gamma Knife center.

For more information: www.ashs.com

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