Technology | September 03, 2008

Radiosurgery System Offers Wide Range of Treatment Options

Varian will show at ASTRO its Novalis Tx system, which integrates its Trilogy Tx linear accelerator and new HD120 multi-leaf collimator offering 2.5 mm leaves for finer beam shaping. The Novalis Tx radiosurgical instrument will use a variety of standard and configurable options including Varian’s On-board Imager device, the BrainLAB ExacTrac X-Ray 6D room mounted X-Ray imaging system, BrainLAB iPLAN treatment planning software as well as Varian's Eclipse treatment planning and ARIA information management software.
The Novalis Tx offers a wide range of treatment options for several indications, including malignant and benign lesions, brain metastases, arteriovascular malformations and functional lesions. It features high dose delivery rates, dynamic beam shaping and frameless patient positioning.

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