Flexibility is vital to any successful radiation treatment, says Dr. Vicini. Elekta Axesse allows for multiple energy options and beam shaping options for efficient dose delivery and optimal target conformality, so healthy tissue is spared. "Quite simply, Elekta Axesse offers better cancer control and fewer side effects," Dr. Vicini says.
A history of technological collaboration
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak physicians have a nearly 20-year history of partnering with the Elekta R&D team. The hospital has made vital contributions to the development of pioneering 3D imaging and treatment technology. "We have done research together that has contributed to the development of Elekta Synergy(R) and Elekta Axesse, and we continue to be strong partners in advancing treatment for patients," Dr. Martinez says.
Elekta is an international medical-technology group, providing advanced clinical solutions, comprehensive patient information management systems and services for improved cancer care and management of brain disorders. All of Elekta's solutions employ non-invasive or minimally invasive techniques and are therefore clinically effective, gentle on the patient and cost-effective.
Clinical, treatment, and information system solutions include, among
others, Leksell Gamma Knife(R) for non-invasive treatment of brain
disorders, Elekta Axesse(TM) for stereotactic radiation therapy and
radiosurgery and Elekta Synergy(R) for intensity modulated and image guided
radiation therapy (IMRT and IGRT). Together with IMPAC Medical Systems,
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