New positionPRO Improves Intracranial and Head and Neck Radiation Treatments

Improving Intracranial and Head and Neck Radiation Treatments with New Immobilization Solutions One of the most important factors to ensure the success of Intracranial and head and neck radiation treatments deals with patient immobilization and positioning. Without an accurate and known position for treatment areas on the simulation couch top [...]

October 7, 2020|

Five Key Advantages Aktina SRS Cones Provide When Used with Elekta LINACs

The manner in which radiosurgery treatments are administered directly impacts patient outcomes, as well as the duties and tasks of technicians, the time required to set up and deliver treatments, and the myriad costs associated with them. When using Elekta LINACs, Aktina SRS Small Field Circular Collimators, or SRS Cones, [...]

Five Ways to Eliminate Human Error from Radiosurgery Treatments

Radiosurgery today is better in almost every way than it has ever been before. Generations of equipment and procedural improvements are paying dividends now with better treatment plans, more accurate radiation generation and delivery, more precise beam shape and intensities, better patient immobilization, positioning, and comfort, and many more factors. [...]

May 21, 2019|

Increasing Radiotherapy Patient Value with Improved Calibration and Immobilization Solutions

When examining radiation treatment regimens for patients, how can we define increasing value? For many parts of our daily lives, value is difficult to define – because value itself is at least in part defined by each consumer, and thus value assessments for any particular item or service vary from [...]

May 15, 2019|

Automated Calibration Helps Ensure Accuracy

 The Need for Accuracy In recent years, radiotherapy treatments have become more targeted and precise when the disease presentation allows it. Early detection has been proven to lead to better outcomes, but affected areas in early stages of a cancer’s development are typically smaller in size, which presents a new [...]

November 20, 2018|Tags: , , |

Sorting Through Radiotherapy Head Support Options

Radiology physicians and technicians face the constant challenge of balancing treatment effectiveness with patient comfort. Of course, many medical procedures from simple injections to surgery involve some inherent patient discomfort, but radiotherapy has unique characteristics that set it apart from other treatment regimens. For example, patients are normally completely conscious [...]

September 20, 2018|Tags: , , , |

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