Linear Accelerators

Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac patient positioning with the delivery precision of the Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator (LINAC). These technologies work in...

ECRI Institute, linear accelerators, linac, purchase, survey
The ECRI Institute released a new techIQ brief on key factors to consider when purchasing a linear accelerator (linac) for external beam radiation therapy. The...
Brainlab, Exactrac, Elekta, Versa HD, LMU Medical Center, Munich
Brainlab announced first patient treatments in March on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines its ExacTrac patient positioning...
Elekta, William Beaumont Hospital, patent lawsuit, Varian, linear accelerator
On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical Systems Inc. in the United States District...
Brainlab, ExacTrac, Versa HD, Elekta, LMU, Munich, LINAC, first
Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac patient positioning with the delivery...
Elekta recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), allowing the company to begin shipping and
Versa HD is an advanced linear accelerator system designed to improve patient care and treat a broader spectrum of cancers. Featuring high...
Elekta's Agility is a beam-shaping device integrated into the head of a linear accelerator (linac). Agility’s leaf speeds are twice as fast...
.decimal Inc. (pronounced dot decimal) received 510(k) clearance from the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market electron...

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Brainlab, ExacTrac, Versa HD, Elekta, LMU, Munich, LINAC, first
Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that combines ExacTrac patient positioning with the delivery...
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and treatment planning software that help...
August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical Systems Korea, based in Seoul, will...
August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in July in Nuremberg, Germany. The ICC provides...

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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...