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First Patient in U.S. Gets Gamma Knife Icon Radiosurgery

2016 08 Mar

Swedish Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Icon stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) system was used for the first time in the U.S. on 1 March at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Gamma Knife Center to treat a metastatic brain tumour. The patient, a 52-year-old male from El Dorado Hills, Calif., had previously undergone successful treatment for primary... Read more

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Elekta CE Marks for Monaco v5.10 System

2015 24 Apr

Simplifying and Improving the Treatment Planning Process Elekta has CE marked the latest version (v5.10) of its popular Monaco® treatment planning system, enabling European clinics to deliver a sophisticated radiation therapy planning solution that supports major treatment techniques including advanced 3D planning, IMRT, VMAT and stereotactic... Read more

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UU Hospital / Elekta Research: Integrating MRI, PET in Cancer Radiation Therapy

2014 10 Jul

Uppsala University Hospital (UUH) and Elekta today announced that they have signed an agreement to jointly work at the forefront of imaging in cancer care research. With this research agreement, Uppsala University Hospital and Elekta seek to contribute to the field of personalised care by using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission... Read more

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Japan Approves Elekta’s Extend System

2013 21 May

Elekta’s Japanese office, Elekta K.K., has announced that Elekta’s Extend™ system for multi-session stereotactic radiosurgery has been approved by the Japanese Health Authority. Extend makes it possible to treat indications that were previously untreatable with Gamma Knife® surgery.  Professor Masahiro Hiraoka of the Department of Radiation Oncology... Read more