News | Radiation Therapy | May 09, 2016

Brainlab Displays New Cranial Radiosurgery Software at ESTRO 35

Next-generation software is patient-tailored and treatment-optimized

Brainlab, Elements Cranial SRS software, stereotactic radiosurgery, ESTRO 35, radiation therapy

May 9, 2016 — Brainlab showcased its new Elements Cranial SRS (stereotactic radiosurgery) software at this year’s European Society for Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) 35, April 29-May 3 in Turin, Italy. Elements Cranial SRS offers both research and daily practice opportunities, dovetailing perfectly with ESTRO 35’s focus on multi- and interdisciplinary components in all aspects of radiosurgery treatment.

Strengthened by a new intellectual property, exclusively licensed to Brainlab, Elements Cranial SRS features a new algorithm that creates patient-specific arc trajectories by penalizing geometric collisions with critical structures and rewarding steep dose gradients toward such structures.

The new intellectual property license will help deliver patient-tailored, optimized arc trajectories aimed at minimizing radiation dose to organs at risk without compromising target coverage. The new algorithm optimizes dose delivery for selected gantry and couch positions. This optimization can be applied to fixed couch arcs as well as simultaneous gantry-couch movements. The software’s planning processes are streamlined and based on clinical need and user necessity.

For more information: www.brainlab.com

Related Content

Turkish Hospital Begins MR-Guided Radiation Therapy With Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | September 21, 2018
ViewRay Inc. announced that Acibadem Maslak Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey has begun treating patients with ViewRay's...
Amar Kishan, M.D.

Amar Kishan, M.D.

News | Prostate Cancer | September 11, 2018
UCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of high doses of...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018
A discussion with Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke University Clinical Imaging Physics Gr
Boston Scientific to Acquire Augmenix Inc.
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018
Boston Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Augmenix Inc., a privately-held company which has...
Non-Canonical Strategy May Improve Cancer Radiotherapy
News | Radiation Therapy | August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018 — Although the success or failure of...
Videos | Treatment Planning | August 28, 2018
A discussion with...
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Radiation Therapy | August 28, 2018
Respiratory tumor motion often complicates the delivery of precision radiation treatment.
Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018
Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of RayStation to plan pencil...
Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018
Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo radiation treatment are less likely to recall the specifics of...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the innovative new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018 America