This is a virtual tour of the New Elekta Harmony radiation therapy system at the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2021 meeting this week. It gained FDA clearance in the summer of 2021. It offers faster treatment times and a large round patient Information screen screen on the machine so their information is immediately available table side. It uses facial recognition to verify the correct patient is in the room for treatment.
The speed increased, so the time a patient spends in the treatment room for lung SBRT from 30 Minutes down to under 2 minutes. SBRT prostate down from 5 minutes to 90 seconds. It also can perform hypofractionation lung in a single 20 minute treatment.