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2011-07-22 08:00:00

STOCKHOLM, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta users from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America and Africa converged on Hotel Hohe Dune in Warnemunde, Germany June 16-19 to participate in Elekta's fifth European Users' Conference. Approximately 390 clinicians and scientists attended 31 presentations and workshops given by Elekta users and company representatives on a wide range of cancer management topics. The Users' Conference was preceded by the Elekta Stereotactic Users' Meeting,...

2011-07-20 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer, leading users of Elekta Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) technology presented their findings on the use of SBRT to treat early stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The most common form of lung cancer, NSCLC arises from a number of causes, including active smoking, passive smoking (secondhand smoke), and exposure to other carcinogens. In an oral presentation, Dr. Andrew J. Hope, Radiation...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the many new features of Monaco® 3.0, Dynamic Conformal Arc (DCA) Therapy provides clinicians with a simple way to deliver highly conformal stereotactic plans by using the multi-leaf collimator (MLC) to dynamically conform around a target as the treatment beam rotates around the patient. DCA recently received 510(k) clearance for Monaco from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "DCA can be used to render more conformal plans...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new releases of Elekta's XiO® treatment planning system and Focal contouring system (v. 4.62) will enable clinicians to develop and deliver radiation therapy plans more efficiently. The XiO enhancements include an improved Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) segmentation algorithm, fluence map smoothing and DICOM dose import via Focal. Focal now provides improved tools for contouring, enabling clinicians to contour...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

LUDHIANA, India, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Christian Medical College & Hospital (CMC) Ludhiana is the site of the first Elekta Compact(TM) linear accelerator in the world to be field-upgraded to an MLCi2-equipped Elekta Compact, completing the transformation in less than a week. MLCi2 shapes treatment beams, enabling doctors to provide more accurate delivery to the target, while limiting radiation exposure to surrounding structures. An Elekta installation team, which worked to...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) earned the number one ranking in the KLAS research firm's recently released 2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure* report. Perfexion received Best in KLAS in the radiation therapy category. In the report, Perfexion scored 92.9 out of 100 and 95 percent of customers indicated they would buy again. On a 1 to 9 scale, Perfexion received an 8.6 from...

2011-06-23 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company's TrueBeam system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery has received a 2011 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. This annual award salutes the 100 most technologically significant products of the prior year, spanning many categories, from biomedical products to consumer items. "We're honored that the judges have chosen to recognize the TrueBeam system for this...

2011-06-17 08:00:00

METZ, France, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In just four years, Clinique Claude Bernard's Private Radiotherapy Center (PRCM, Metz, France) will have doubled the number of patients receiving radiation therapy treatments per year - from 1,100 to a predicted 2,200 patients by the end of this year. This achievement was enabled by equipping first one, then all three of its Elekta Synergy® treatment systems with Elekta VMAT (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy). With VMAT, single...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has collaborated with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to integrate the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines(TM)) into Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System. The collaboration offers Elekta users real-time access to NCCN's evidence-based clinical content directly from within the MOSAIQ patient record. "The NCCN Guidelines are widely...

2011-06-06 15:22:00

MUNICH and TEL AVIV, Israel, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainlab announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Voyant Health. Voyant Health's core technology, TraumaCad®, allows orthopedic surgeons to access patient images online and to plan and digitally template surgical procedures from anywhere - the clinic, the home, the hospital or the operating room (OR). Another key technology is VoyantLink(TM), which makes it easier for hospitals and...


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