News | March 16, 2009

Varian to Exhibit Cancer Treatment, X-Ray at China Med

March 16, 2009 - Varian Medical Systems Inc. will showcase products ranging from treatment planning software for radiation therapy to flat panel detectors for filmless X-ray imaging, plus technology made available for the first time in China, at the upcoming China Med 21st International Medical Instruments and Equipment Exhibition in Beijing from March 19-21, 2009.

Varian will show the Clinac iX medical linear accelerator, a radiation therapy machine that was introduced into China last year. This treatment machine incorporates a three-dimensional X-ray imager to improve tumor targeting. It can also be upgraded to deliver RapidArc radiotherapy, which enables doctors to deliver highly-precise image-guided radiotherapy treatments two to eight times faster than was previously possible.Varian’s market-leading medical software products, including Eclipse radiotherapy treatment planning software and ARIA cancer treatment management software.The company will also feature the GammaMedplus afterloader, a machine for delivering brachytherapy, and a broad array of X-ray tubes and Varian’s PaxScan line of flat-panel digital X-ray image detectors.

"Varian is committed to offering customers the largest selection of X-ray tubes and digital image detectors to serve in a broad range of applications," said Hsiao-Li Pan, manager of Varian’s X-ray products distribution business in China. "We will exhibit a variety of X-ray tubes, including one capable of completing a full CT (computed tomography) scan in half a second."

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