Technology | August 29, 2006

Linear Accelerator Cleared for Other Uses

Varian Medical Systems Inc. has received FDA clearance that permits the use of the company’s Trilogy linear accelerators on an expanded range of medical conditions. The clearance also marks the introduction of Varian’s new Trilogy Tx Image-Guided Radiosurgery (IGRS) model designed specifically for surgeons.
The Trilogy and Trilogy Tx machines now can be used for stereotactic radiosurgery as well as precision radiotherapy for lesions, tumors and conditions anywhere in the body when radiation treatment is indicated.

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