Technology | October 24, 2007

CTVision Brings Advanced Image Guidance to Radiation Treatment

Siemens will showcase at ASTRO 2007 its CTVision, previously marketed under the name PRIMATOM, whichreportedly brings advanced image guidance to radiation treatment delivery by integrating a linear accelerator and a CT gantry that travels along rails (CT-on-rails), allowing for diagnostic imaging of the patient on the treatment table.

This approach allows direct comparison of daily patient anatomy to the original planning data, opening up opportunities to implement benchmark concepts such as daily replanning, according to the company.

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