News | Procedure Navigation Systems | August 01, 2016

Brainlab Incorporates Arc Trajectory Optimization in Next Generation Cranial Radiosurgery Software

New algorithm creates patient-specific arc trajectories by penalizing geometric collisions with critical structures and rewarding steep dose gradients

brainlab, cranial radiosurgery, radiation therapy, AAPM

Next generation cranial radiosurgery software from Brainlab incorporates patient-specific arc trajectories with new algorithm. 

July 31, 2016 — Brainlab is showcasing innovations for the complete radiosurgery process, including arc trajectory optimization at this year’s AAPM (American Association of Physicists in Medicine) annual meeting. 

A 4Pi algorithm developed at Dalhousie University, Canada, and licensed exclusively to Brainlab, will support personalized treatment planning in the upcoming Brainlab Elements Cranial SRS software*. Used during the trajectory-based treatment planning phase, 4Pi is designed to reduce radiation dose to organs at risk without compromising target coverage or treatment times.

“Incorporating the 4Pi algorithm into the next generation of Brainlab cranial radiosurgery software can further increase the precision and efficiency of the treatments we offer,” said Stefan Vilsmeier_, president and CEO, Brainlab. “From planning to delivery, we strive to optimize the entire radiosurgery process.”

For more information: www.brainlab.com/AAPM2016

 

Related Content

Materialise and Carestream Deploying Zero-Footprint Surgical Planning Solution
News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2018
Materialise, in collaboration with Carestream Health, is developing a work-in-progress zero-footprint deployment of...
Canon Aquilion One CT Helps Gates Vascular Institute Adhere to New Stroke Guidelines
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 12, 2018
In stroke, time saved on imaging is time gained in the treatment window. The recently updated guidelines from the...
GE Healthcare Partners With Department of Veterans Affairs to Accelerate 3-D Printing
News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 11, 2018
GE Healthcare and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington, recently announced a partnership to accelerate the use...
RaySearch Developing RayCommand Treatment Control System for U.K. Proton Therapy Facility
Technology | Radiation Therapy | December 10, 2018
RaySearch has decided to develop a treatment control system, RayCommand, to act as a link between its RayStation...
Fovia Launches F.A.S.T. AI Suite for PACS
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 05, 2018
Fovia Inc. recently announced the release of a new artificial intelligence (AI) visualization platform, F.A.S.T. AI...
Mirada Medical Joins U.K. Consortium Exploring Healthcare AI
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 04, 2018
Mirada Medical, a leading global brand in medical imaging software, will form part of an artificial intelligence (AI)...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Oncology | November 30, 2018
Accuray's philosophy is to personalize treatments to exactly fit the patient.
Videos | Advanced Visualization | November 30, 2018
This is an example of the FDA-cleared OpenSight augmented reality (AR) system for surgical planning from NovaRad at t
Vital Showcases Enterprise Imaging Advances at RSNA 2018

Global Illumination from Vital Images

News | Enterprise Imaging | November 28, 2018
Vital, a Canon Group company, will highlight the latest additions to its enterprise imaging portfolio at the 2018...