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2010-07-01 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The refinements in Elekta's Gamma Knife® surgery technology that created the fifth generation Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) are radically changing the approach to treating brain metastases and other brain disorders. With Perfexion, physicians are applying therapy to multiple metastases (mets) in a single session, treating more non-malignant targets located in critical areas and planning increasingly tailored plans to...

2010-05-12 11:00:00

ATLANTA and STOCKHOLM, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A record 332 oral and poster presentations comprise the scientific program for Elekta's 15th International Leksell Gamma Knife® Society Meeting, which convenes May 16-20 at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel (Athens, Greece). The most ever submitted in the society's 21-year history, the presentations also will be posted on the Elekta website after the meeting. Attendance at the conference is estimated at 500, including...

2010-03-09 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at MIT are eagerly anticipating the summer delivery of Elekta Neuromag®, a system that uses magnetoencephalography or MEG to explore brain function. MEG can detect the very weak magnetic fields arising from electrical activity in the brain, and allows researchers to monitor the timing of brain activity with millisecond precision. MIT researchers will use MEG to study normal cognition in children and adults, as well as...

2009-11-04 13:17:00

Win up to $1,500 and Attend 2010 Neuro Film Festival in Toronto ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who have compelling stories to share regarding how they or a loved one has been affected by a brain disorder are invited to submit a short video to the 2010 Neuro Film Festival, an event by the American Academy of Neurology Foundation to help raise awareness about brain disorders and the need to support research into preventions, treatments, and cures. "We need the...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta is the first hospital in Georgia to offer treatment with Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM), an advanced radiosurgery device specifically designed to treat brain tumors and other brain disorders without making an incision. A gentler alternative to traditional brain surgery, Gamma Knife Perfexion delivers thousands of low-intensity radiation beams to one or more targets in a single session. This unmatched...

2009-05-01 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New advances in research on brain disorders offer the promise of more personalized treatment for individuals suffering from mental illnesses, according to scientists addressing the first Domenici Neuroscience Symposium in Washington today. The symposium featured scientists from such leading neurodiagnostic facilities as the Mind Research Network (MRN), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

2008-10-20 12:00:32

Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB): Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway installs the latest technology for treatment of brain disorders. Leksell Gamma Knife(R) Perfexion(TM) is the latest and most advanced solution on the market for non-invasive treatment of brain disorders. This new generation Leksell Gamma Knife is fully automated and has the ability to treat patients with multiple brain metastases in much shorter times compared to other technologies. Gamma...

2008-09-30 03:00:30

Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB), a global leader in advanced technology for treating cancer and brain disorders, today announced a donation of Leksell Stereotactic System(R) for minimally invasive brain surgery to the International Charitable Foundation "Ukraine 3000" for which Mrs. Kateryna Yuschenko, wife of the President of Ukraine is the prime guardian. This donation was presented in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, founder of the World Childhood Foundation....

2008-09-15 03:00:27

Regulatory News: Elekta (STO:EKTAB), a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for cancer and brain disorders, are currently exhibiting several important innovations in radiation therapy and radiosurgery at the 27th annual meeting of ESTRO, The European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. The new systems and solutions showcased by Elekta includes; -- Monaco, a next-generation inverse treatment planning system developed by CMS,...

2007-02-06 03:00:30

Elekta (STO:EKTAB) , a world leader in advanced radiation treatment of cancer and brain disorders, today announced an order from Landeskrankenhaus Feldkirch, Austria. The order includes two Elekta Synergy(R), advanced treatment systems for intensity modulated and image guided radiation therapy (IMRT & IGRT). The order also includes MOSAIQ(TM), a comprehensive oncology information management software suit from IMPAC Medical Systems, an Elekta company. The total contract is valued at over 8...


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