Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy

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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 Couchtop...
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 this,...
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 reason...
Technology | March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...
Elekta's Fraxion System
Technology | February 20, 2012
February 20, 2012 — The Fraxion head frame helps ensure accuracy and precision in stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT)...
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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...
Bionix Integrates Medspira Breath Hold into Omni V SBRT Patient Positioning System
Technology | September 28, 2011
September 28, 2011 – Bionix Radiation Therapy announces the addition of Breath Hold, an interactive breath-hold control...
CIVCO Focuses on Robotic Innovation and Motion Management at ASTRO 2011
Technology | September 28, 2011
September 28, 2011 – At ASTRO, Civco Medical Solutions will highlight the Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System...
Civco Motion Management Symposium Explores Micro, Macro Aspects
News | September 26, 2011
September 26, 2011 — Civco Medical Solutions is hosting a motion management symposium in conjunction with the American...
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Technology | September 23, 2011
September 23, 2011 — Bionix Radiation Therapy announced the addition of Breath Hold, an interactive breath hold control...
Technology | August 02, 2011
Aug. 2, 2011 — Civco announced the signing of a reseller agreement allowing Varian Medical Systems to offer Civco's...
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News | May 23, 2011
May 23, 2011—Calypso Medical Technologies Inc., developer of GPS for the Body technology used for the precise tracking...
Varian to Invest in Augmenix
News | May 16, 2011
May 16, 2011 - Varian Medical Systems and Augmenix announced they reached an agreement under which Varian will make a $...
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News | April 22, 2011
  The Moores Cancer Center in San Diego, Calif., and Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland, have both installed CIVCO...
Laser Alignment System Released for Prone Breast Platform
Technology | April 21, 2011
  A new laser alignment system has been released for Orbital Therapy’s ClearVue prone breast platform. Treatment rooms...
Washington University First to Incorporate Real-Time, Automated Gating
News | February 03, 2011
February 3, 2011 – The Siteman Cancer Center at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is the first...