Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) includes using imaging during radiation therapy to direct and improve the precision and accuracy of the radiation treatment plan.

Feature | October 05, 2010
This article appeared as an introduction to the CT Simulation Comparison Chart in the October 2010 issue of Imaging...

Varian's RapidArc was displayed at ESTRO.

News | September 20, 2010
September 20, 2010 — A new radiotherapy treatment device was displayed for the first time in Europe at the annual...
Feature | August 23, 2010
August 23, 2010 - Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., entered into a distribution agreement with Siemens Healthcare for...
Real-Time Patient Positioning Monitoring for IGRT
News | August 16, 2010
August 16, 2010 – Cone Beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a common tool used by many cancer care centers for patient...
Technology | August 05, 2010
During the 2010 AAPM annual meeting, TomoTherapy introduced two new radiation therapy (RT) systems. The TomoMobile is a...
News | August 02, 2010
August 2, 2010 - Gulmay Medical, a designer and manufacturer of a range of superficial and orthovoltage radiotherapy...
Technology | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 -- The Protura robotic patient positioning system, showcased at the 2010 American Association of...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 -- CT Vision is Siemens’ in-room CT imaging solution, combining a SOMATOM CT scanner on rails with a...
First Robotic Patient Positioning System Installed
News | July 21, 2010
July 21, 2010 – CIVCO Medical Solutions this week announced the first installation of the Protura Robotic Patient...
Technology | July 16, 2010
ARTISTE Solution is a linear accelerator that provides a comprehensive portfolio of image-guided and advanced treatment...

Each of three implantable beacon transponders in the Calypso system transmits a unique nonionizing radiofrequency signal to the array, generating position and motion information about the target.

Feature | July 08, 2010 | Cristen Bolan
The most difficult challenge in external beam radiation therapy is the ability of doctors to accurately deliver high...
News | June 17, 2010
June 17, 2010 – A report on physician self-referral released earlier this week by the Medicare Payment Advisory...
News | June 01, 2010
June 2, 2010 - Elekta AB, a Swedish Medical technology company, announced June 1, it acquired oncology imaging...
Technology | April 08, 2010
April 8, 2010 - Lung tumors have been among the most challenging radiation therapy targets because the patient's...
News | January 22, 2010
January 22, 2010 - The quality of radiotherapy treatment across Australasia just got a boost. A team of radiation...

The center expanded the craniopharyngioma CTV target by 3-mm since using the Trilogy face mask and bite block immobilization system for the treatment.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
Since its introduction two years ago, Varian’s RapidArc radiotherapy technology has been deployed at over 170 cancer...

The Trilogy console.

Case Study | January 04, 2010
The advent of conformal radiotherapies has ushered in an era of image-guided radiotherapy, or IGRT, enabling...
News | December 09, 2009
December 10, 2009 - Better dose conformality can be reached with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in...

Varian's On-Board Imager.

News | November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 - Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) are enabling radiation...
Imaging Outlook 2010

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Siemens SOMATOM CT and CT Neuro Engine offer a solution for many aspects of neuroradiology.

Feature | November 11, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
With the combined impact of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA), the credit crisis, the economic slowdown, and the...