Technology | July 31, 2008

FDA Clears Elekta’s VMAT

Elekta recently received FDA clearance for its Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT).

Reportedly empowering clinicians to treat more patients in significantly less time, Elekta VMAT offers the clinical efficacy of IMRT delivered in a fraction of the time, providing rapid treatment with daily 3D image guidance. Features of VMAT include faster treatment times, precise dose control, reduced radiation dose to healthy tissue and 3D Volumetric imaging.

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