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.

News | October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 – An initial feasibility study has demonstrated the ability to use cesium-131 (Cs-131)...

News | October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) marketing clearance for the...

Feature | October 05, 2010

This article appeared as an introduction to the image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) comparison chart in the...

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...

Feature | August 23, 2010

August 23, 2010 - Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., entered into a distribution agreement with Siemens Healthcare...

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...

Technology | August 05, 2010

During the 2010 AAPM annual meeting, TomoTherapy introduced two new radiation therapy (RT) systems. The TomoMobile...

News | August 02, 2010

August 2, 2010 - Gulmay Medical, a designer and manufacturer of a range of superficial and orthovoltage...

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...

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...

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...

News | June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 – A report on physician self-referral released earlier this week by the Medicare Payment...

News | June 01, 2010

June 2, 2010 - Elekta AB, a Swedish Medical technology company, announced June 1, it acquired oncology...

Technology | April 08, 2010

April 8, 2010 - Lung tumors have been among the most challenging radiation therapy targets because the...

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...

The Trilogy console.

Case Study | January 04, 2010

The advent of conformal radiotherapies has ushered in an era of image-guided radiotherapy, or IGRT,...