Search Tag: Radiosurgery

IMAGING Management

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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Demand Grows For Radiology Oncology Surgical Robots

2016 16 Feb

9,000 Radiotherapy Machines Will Be Needed By 2020 In Developing Countries Worldwide, radiology oncology surgical robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth as next generation systems provide a way to improve traditional open surgery and use radiology for cancer surgery, paving the way for wider use of radiology oncology surgical robots.... 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