The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is in the headlines this week after performing a first of its kind surgery to help treat stroke survivors.  The procedure uses stem cells inserted into the brain to help stroke victims regain lost function, something never done before.  Dr. Scott Rahimi, a MCG endovascular neurosurgeon who graduated from Augusta University and helped perform the first procedure says that with this new surgery “The applications are just enormous.”  The process is still in its infancy, but for Georgia doctors at the forefront of this exciting development to help stroke victims the ship is RISING…

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