Considering Gamma Knife Radiosurgery? Check Inspection Results First

If you’re thinking about undergoing gamma knife radiosurgery to treat brain metastases, trigeminal neuralgia, arteriovenous malformations or other conditions, you’ll be happy to know that The Valley Hospital’s Gamma Knife Center offers world-class treatment in a safe, up-to-date facility. But don’t take our word for it: Valley is proud to report that the Gamma Knife Center—home to the Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion system—recently passed a surprise inspection by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with flying colors.

The DEP routinely conducts unannounced inspections of centers like the Gamma Knife Center, examining records and activities, reviewing processes and interviewing staff to verify that the center is in compliance with state standards. In its final report, the DEP concluded that no deficiencies or areas of concern were found at the Gamma Knife Center.

The report adds to the Gamma Knife Center’s stellar track record of maintaining advanced facilities, secure equipment and meticulous processes—not to mention having a team that’s at the forefront of gamma knife treatment.

Remember: Inspections such as this help ensure that gamma knife treatment centers measure up to the highest standards of care and operation. Always ask whether a center has passed its DEP inspection before proceeding with treatment.

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