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2013-08-09 12:22:14

Survey respondents cite exceptional uptime ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With a score of 93.1 out of 100, Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) system earned the top ranking, receiving high marks for uptime, treatment times and planning speeds, according to KLAS research firm's recently released customer survey, Radiation Therapy 2013: Striving for Accuracy and Upgradeability*. Elekta Infinity(TM) radiation treatment system received the #2 ranking with a score of...

2013-08-02 12:24:54

DUBLIN, August 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6xw9p/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Brachytherapy Devices Market 2012-2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6xw9p/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Brachytherapy Devices Market 2012-2016 is based on an in-depth analysis covering the Americas, and the EMEA and...

2013-08-01 08:35:41

First showing of breakthrough linear accelerator at 2013 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPM Booth #409 - Elekta's Versa HD(TM)* will make its AAPM debut at the association's 55(th) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, August 4-8 at Indianapolis's Indiana Convention Center. It will be the first time that Elekta showcases Versa HD at a scientific conference in the U.S. since the system's worldwide introduction...

2013-07-19 08:26:30

Soft tissue visualization system addresses organ motion challenges during prostate cancer radiotherapy CRAWLEY, England, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has received CE marking for its Clarity® 4D Monitoring system permitting European clinics to implement this new way of reducing the uncertainty caused by prostate motion during radiation treatment. Physicians will be able to monitor the motion of the prostate with sub millimeter accuracy during the delivery of therapeutic...

2013-07-16 08:30:39

Group to explore potential of innovation that integrates MRI technology and radiation therapy delivery MILWAUKEE, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE: EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced today that the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) will join a consortium that is investigating the development of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. "The Froedtert & Medical...

2013-07-08 08:27:04

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), leader in volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) and radiotherapy treatment planning systems, has successfully integrated its Eclipse(TM) treatment planning system with Elekta linear accelerators to deliver VMAT treatments at Kantonsspital St. Gallen in Switzerland. An 83-year-old patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma has become the first patient in the world to be treated using this combination...

2013-07-03 08:25:15

Patients in the Pacific Northwest to benefit from latest radiotherapy technology SEATTLE, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI, Seattle), a major cancer-care network in Washington state, recently announced the acquisition of four Versa HD(TM) systems, a sophisticated radiation treatment system designed to enhance the management of cancer care and treat a broad spectrum of tumors throughout the body. The most advanced linear accelerator on the market, Elekta's...

2013-06-20 08:27:29

Elekta Infinity takes second place in company's report ATLANTA, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta claimed the top two rankings in the KLAS research firm's recently released 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report*. Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) radiosurgery system and Elekta Infinity(TM) radiation therapy system earned the #1 and #2 rankings, respectively. This is the second consecutive year in which Perfexion has won the Best in...

2013-06-10 08:30:00

Agreement includes 15 linear accelerators, oncology information systems and joint-venture training facility CAPE TOWN, South Africa and STOCKHOLM, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the growing need for radiation therapy services in South Africa, Equra Health (Cape Town) has entered into a long-term agreement with Elekta in which Equra will acquire 15 Elekta radiation therapy systems and allied equipment. Equra and Elekta also will work together to build an advanced facility...

2013-06-03 08:29:02

Shorter waiting and treatment times on horizon for Western Ohio cancer patients KETTERING, Ohio, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kettering Medical Center (Kettering, Ohio) recently began installing Versa HD(TM), an advanced linear accelerator system designed to improve patient care and treat a wide range of tumors throughout the body. Kettering, a regional center of excellence in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for indications throughout the body, also operates a Leksell Gamma...