Technology | June 30, 2008

Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery Offers High-Dose Targeting Accuracy

The CyberKnife System, which will be showcased at ASTRO 2008 by Accuray, aims to deliver high-dose, hypofractionated radiosurgery treatments.

Using robotic technologies and continual image guidance, the CyberKnife System aims to deliver targeting accuracy with the ability to automatically correct for intra-fraction target motion without interrupting treatment or having to reposition the patient.

The system delivers beams that move in real-time with 3D respiratory motion throughout the respiratory cycle.

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