CHICAGO, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RSNA Booth # 6221 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is introducing a new product that makes it easier for clinicians to store, manage and view images generated during cancer treatments. Varian will showcase its new OncoView(TM) image management and storage solution at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, November 30 - December 4, 2008.
"OncoView provides oncology professionals with a reliable, scalable way of archiving and accessing the images and data that impact decisions about a patient's course of treatment," said Karla Knott, senior director of marketing for Varian's Oncology Systems business. "It is designed specifically to archive information covering the entire cancer treatment process from diagnosis to survivorship and follow-up."
Clinicians are using more images to make decisions and monitor progress over the course of cancer treatments. For image-guided radiotherapy, new images are generated at every step in the treatment process. "There is a vast -- and growing -- amount of images and related information that must be stored, and clinicians need a reliable system for easily archiving and instantly accessing this information in a meaningful way that is connected to the clinical "story line" for each patient," says Erwin Nell, manager, systems marketing. "OncoView addresses this need. It supports archiving of the most commonly used imaging modalities in oncology care, including CT, MR, PET, kV X-rays, cone-beam CT, and electronic portal images. It also stores non-imaging data, including radiotherapy treatment plans, dose levels, and other important treatment details."
The OncoView product is an oncology-specific image management and storage
solution designed to supplement a hospital's existing picture archivi
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