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2013-09-21 08:20:26

New workflow and system architecture designed to improve processing speed, enhance planning productivity ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Elekta today announced Monaco® 5.0, which consolidates support for all of the most clinically useful delivery techniques in a single treatment planning system, and features refinements to planning speed and precision. "This latest Monaco release brings together the best capabilities of Elekta's treatment planning portfolio into a single...

2013-09-19 12:28:15

Varian launching the Edge Advisory Board to partner with leading radiosurgery experts in supporting clinical education and advancing standards of care PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced the first two planned system installations of the company's Edge(TM) Radiosurgery Suite, a fully integrated dedicated system for performing advanced radiosurgery using new real-time tumor tracking technology and motion management...

2013-09-17 12:29:24

Case study on medical device giant Elekta reveals the approval of 78 products in 16 countries over one year with the platform VANCOUVER, Canada, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A case study released on the anniversary of medical device giant Elekta's work with Licensale.com revealed that just one year after its launch, Arazy Group's unique, online registration platform is a revolutionary regulatory asset for medical device manufacturers of all sizes. (Logo:...

2013-09-03 08:28:18

Clinicians from the U.S., Europe, and Asia report promising results during medical meeting in Taiwan TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical experts outlined promising new approaches to treating liver cancer using radiosurgery with advanced imaging and motion management technology. Presentations on non-invasive radiosurgical approaches to treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were made by leading clinicians here last week at a meeting organized by the Taiwan...

2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

2013-08-28 08:27:11

Anchorage clinic installs first and only dedicated intracranial radiosurgery system in the state ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In Alaska's vast expanse of over 586,000 square miles, Anchorage Radiation Therapy Center (ARTC) will be the first Alaskan clinic to offer dedicated brain stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) with its acquisition of Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) system. Beginning in December 2013, ARTC will start to use Perfexion to treat patients...

2013-08-21 08:26:57

New release of Active Breathing Coordinator receives CE marking and 510(k) clearance CRAWLEY, England, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of Elekta's groundbreaking linear accelerator, Versa HD(TM), can now bring target immobilization to new levels through automated gating with Active Breathing Coordinator(TM). For anatomies affected by respiratory motion, such as lung, liver and breast, Active Breathing Coordinator provides non-invasive, internal immobilization of the target,...

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...

2013-07-15 16:23:57

Prone and upright guidance systems, biopsy device utilizing 3D, stereotactic, ultrasound or MRI guidance, site markers and specimen radiography from a single vendor BEDFORD, Mass., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, recently expanded its extensive...

2013-06-25 23:24:31

Westchester County Hospital Performs Advanced Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Perfexion Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has become the only facility between Manhattan and Syracuse, NY to offer patients advanced head and neck cancer treatment using the latest and most advanced system for stereotactic radiosurgery. The Gamma Knife Perfexion is considered the gold standard for the non-invasive treatment of a variety of cancerous...