Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy

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Accuray Explains Recently Initiated Voluntary Recalls
News | April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013 — Accuray has voluntarily implemented a recall of two separate components from its CyberKnife product...

Civco Medical Solutions trUpoint ARCH Protura ESTRO Forum
News | April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013 — Civco Medical Solutionswill showcase trUpoint Arch, a new...

Civco Medical Solutions trUpoint ARCH Stereotactic Radiosurgery Solution
Technology | March 01, 2013

March 1, 2013 — CIVCO Medical Solutions announced the release of trUpoint ARCH, a new...

Bionix Radiation Therapy Acu-Tatt Patient Positioning
Technology | January 31, 2013

January 31, 2013 — Accu-Tatt is an easy-to-use, sterile, all inclusive tattooing device designed to permanently mark...

SRS
Technology | January 22, 2013

The new AlignRT frameless SRS module has just received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. This offering utilizes Vision...

Embrace Thermoplastic Bionix Radiation Therapy
Technology | January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 — Embrace Thermoplastic is a premium low-melt material used to create customizable immobilization...

The high-level precision afforded by the Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System made all the difference in cancer treatment for patient Kathy Kelly, shown with her doctor, Joseph Bargellini.

The high-level precision afforded by the Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System made all the difference in cancer treatment for patient Kathy Kelly, shown with her doctor, Joseph Bargellini.

Case Study | November 20, 2012

Imagine being told that complete removal of your left eye was required to stop your spreading cancer. Kathy Kelly of...

Technology | October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012 — Civco Medical Solutions announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Installs Protura Robotic Positioning System

The Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System provides highly precise and accurate positioning of the patient for IGRT, SBRT and other treatment types.

Case Study | September 05, 2012

As radiation treatments have advanced in complexity, cancer treatment facilities have faced greater demands for...

Elekta and Brainlab Collaborate to Increase Accuracy and Comfort of Radiosurgery Treatments
News | August 07, 2012

August 7, 2012 —Brainlab and Elekta have announced the first installation of an Elekta linear accelerator (linac)...

Civco Showcases Robotic Patient Positioning AAPM 2012
News | July 31, 2012

July 31, 2012 — Civco Medical Solutions is showcasing new robotic integration, a new addition to the Universal...

Enhanced Patient Positioning System Aids Image Guided Radiation Therapy
Technology | July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 — Today, Brainlab officially unveils the new ExacTrac 6.0 patient positioning system, delivering key...

News | July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 — Virginia Hospital Center is among the few hospitals along the east coast to offer the new Calypso...

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Feature | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Respiratory movement during radiotherapy makes it difficult to hit the right treatment target and...

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

The Protura positioning system integrates with existing IGRT solutions and the linac to provide all-in-one motion management. The patient can be positioned with 6 degrees of freedom corrections from outside the treatment room.

Case Study | March 14, 2012

Each year, community cancer centers treat about 85% of cancer patients in the United States.1 Agnesian HealthCare...

RT Patient Positioning: Precision Makes the Difference

This Protura positioning system is set up for an SBRT treatment, which requires precise positioning.

Feature | March 14, 2012 | Mary Beth Nevulis

Radiotherapy (RT) as a way to treat cancer is growing as a field, now that its accuracy has been improving. One...

Technology | March 12, 2012

March 12, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Elekta's Fraxion System
Technology | February 20, 2012

February 20, 2012 — The Fraxion head frame helps ensure accuracy and precision in stereotactic radiation therapy (...

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News | January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012 — Brainlab announced the 500th sale of its ExacTrac patient positioning system for frameless...

Brainlab's ExacTrac Patient Positioning System Achieves Major Sales Milestone
News | January 13, 2012

January 12, 2012 — Today Brainlab announced the 500th sale of its ExacTrac patient positioning system for frameless...