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.

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,...

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...

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...

Tomotherapy delivers helical IMRT technology uses a rotating, narrow fan beam of X-rays, where the source moves in a continuous 360-degree pattern around the patient.

Feature | November 11, 2009

How would you feel about having an operation done by a blindfolded surgeon? While the most skilled surgeon...

Technology | November 06, 2009

November 6, 2009 - Acceletronics announced here at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for...

Technology | November 04, 2009

November 3, 2009 - Elekta presented new tools for improved clinical precision, workflow efficiency and...

News | October 27, 2009

October 28, 2009 - At the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Nov....

News | August 06, 2009

August 6, 2009 - In comparison to a cohort of patients treated by conventional radiation techniques, image-...

News | May 13, 2009

M ay 13, 2009 - Acceletronics Inc. has completed the installation of two TheraView IGRT systems, one at...

News | March 09, 2009

March 9, 2009 - The use of 3D ultrasound with the Clarity Breast System provided enhanced image information...

News | March 09, 2009

March 9, 2009 — Researches recently reported that the use of 3D ultrasound with the Resonant Medical’s...