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Elekta Announces Elekta Infinity - a New System for Faster and More Precise Treatment of Cancer Tumors
Date:10/29/2007

ntrast images with ultra-low dose.

Patients benefit from faster treatments, reduced radiation

Elekta Infinity allows for a total VMAT treatment session in no more than five minutes, including true VolumeView(TM) 3D cone beam images in three minutes and two minutes of highly conformal arc delivery of radiation. Head and neck treatments -- including daily 3D imaging -- can be delivered in less than five minutes with Elekta Infinity. Coupled with the Elekta Infinity system's clinically proven ultra-low 3D imaging dose, the speed of VMAT treatments can reduce the whole body dose of patients receiving treatment. Elekta Infinity also protects patients with real-time control point to control point monitoring throughout the process.

Due to the ability of Elekta Infinity to also treat in non-coplanar angles and non trans-axial planes, the system can yield similar or improved dosimetric performance compared to helical tomotherapy.

More solutions from Elekta

In addition to Elekta Infinity, Elekta is exhibiting other solutions for boosting clinical efficiency at ASTRO. Elekta's complete stereotactic portfolio is featured, as well as innovative and time-saving products from the Elekta Group.

*Elekta Infinity and Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) from Elekta are works in progress and not yet available for sale or distribution

About Elekta

Elekta is an international medical technology group, providing oncologists, radiation therapists, neurosurgeons and many other medical specialists with state of the art tools to fight serious disease.

Elekta provides advanced clinical solutions, comprehensive management and information systems as well as services for improved cancer care and management of brain disorders.

Elekta's systems and solutions are used in over 4,500 hospitals around the world. Clinical and information management solutions include, among others, Leksell Gamma Knife(R) for non-invasive treatment o
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