Navigation Links
Elekta to Exhibit New Versa HD Radiotherapy System at Annual Radiation Physics Conference
Date:8/1/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPM Booth #409 – Elekta's Versa HD™* will make its AAPM debut at the association's 55th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, August 4-8 at Indianapolis's Indiana Convention Center. It will be the first time that Elekta showcases Versa HD at a scientific conference in the U.S. since the system's worldwide introduction on March 1. The high-definition Agility™ beam shaping and High Dose Rate mode of Versa HD give clinicians the flexibility to deliver conventional therapies to treat a wide range of small and large tumors throughout the body, while also enabling treatment of highly complex cancers that require extreme targeting precision.

Elekta's theme for AAPM is The Power of Care, a concept that includes technology and people working together to support positive patient outcomes. Versa HD reinforces this new standard of care through its flexibility, speed and accuracy, in addition to a series of packages designed to address unique clinical challenges, making it easy to customize a system that meets the needs of both clinics and patients. Available with Versa HD are packages for spine, breast, prostate, head & neck, and lung.

Other exhibition highlights include:

  • Clarity® Autoscan – Real-time soft tissue tracking for motion during treatment
  • MOSAIQ® Mobile** – Instant access to MOSAIQ from anywhere
  • Flexitron® afterloading platform – Optimized treatment delivery process for brachytherapy
  • Leksell GammaPlan® – Gamma Knife® treatment planning system that offers unmatched speed and accuracy

Customer events during AAPM

On Monday, August 5 at the Westin Indianapolis, Elekta will host a complimentary customer luncheon on the use of Leksell Gamma Knife and GammaPlan. All are welcome to join and earn MPCEC credits through CAMPEP.

On Tuesday, August 6 at the Westin Indianapolis, Elekta will hold a complimentary customer luncheon that will highlight specific planning considerations when using Monaco® treatment planning system with Agility 160-leaf multileaf collimator (MLC). The presentation will be given by Lennart Jahnke, PhD, Clinic for Radiation Oncology, Medical University of Mannheim.

During the same session, Jens Fleckenstein, PhD, Clinic for Radiation Oncology, Medical University of Mannheim, will give a presentation titled, "Clinical Experiences with FFF Treatment Delivery."

Register online at www.elekta.com/AAPM.

*Versa HD is not for sale or distribution in all markets.

**MOSAIQ Mobile is a work in progress and not for sale in all markets.

For further information, please contact:
Johan Andersson, Director, Investor Relations, Elekta AB
Tel: +46 702 100 451, email: johan.andersson@elekta.com  
Time zone: CET: Central European Time

Michelle Joiner, Director, Global Public Relations and Brand Management, Elekta
Tel: +1 770-670-2447, email: michelle.joiner@elekta.com
Time zone: ET: Eastern Time

About Elekta
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.

Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. Website: www.elekta.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Elekta
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Odense Universitetshospital tilfører kræftpatienters stereotaktiske strålebehandling næsten tre gange hurtigere med Elektas Versa HD-system
2. Elekta Receives CE Marking for Clarity 4D Monitoring
3. Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center Joins Elekta and Philips Research Consortium on MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy
4. Elektas Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion Earns Top Rank in 2013s Best in KLAS for Radiation Therapy
5. Elekta-Equra Health Partnership to Increase South African Cancer Patients Access to Radiation Therapy
6. Kettering Medical Center Acquires Elektas Versa HD Radiotherapy System
7. Leeds St Jamess Institute of Oncology Acquires Two Elekta Versa HD Radiotherapy Systems
8. Puerto Ricos Caribbean Imaging and Radiation Therapy Center Orders Elektas New Versa HD System for Treatment of Cancer Patients
9. Canadas Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Joins Elekta and Philips Research Consortium on MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy
10. Elekta to Highlight Clinical and Safety Advantages of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at 2013 AANS Meeting
11. Elekta and Philips Research Consortium on MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy Adds The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/10/2017)... 2017 Radiology has become the number one ... also spiraled to the number one ranking as a ... ever before as the most complete and reliable method ... lower back pain an MRI may confirm a suspected ... resulting in entirely different treatment protocols.  In these circumstances, ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... 2017  Semler Scientific, Inc. (OTCQB: SMLR), an ... improve the clinical effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare ... quarter ended March 31, 2017. ... to identify when preventive care options are appropriate, ... heart attacks or strokes occur," said Doug ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... , May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ... add approximately 100,000 square feet to its Welch Allyn ... 2016 its commitment to bring more than 100 new ... where Welch Allyn has maintained a significant presence for ... accommodate these new positions, a large portion of which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... PM360, the premier information resource ... the winners of its 3rd Annual ELITE Awards. The ELITE (Exceptional • Leaders ... healthcare industry today. , Out of more than 500 submissions, 100 winners were ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... i2i Population ... Best in KLAS category winner, has named Daniel P. Bullington as chief technology ... its technology platform and product offerings,” says Justin Neece, president. “Daniel is an ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... The Gallery ... Kevin Sadati, is pleased to announce a new treatment option called Vivace Microneedling. ... their face, neck, and body through a virtually pain-free, non-surgical treatment. Vivace Microneedling ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... equipment provider in the modern ART laboratory, to provide hands-on training utilizing cutting-edge ... Florida. , NextGen LifeLabs, a MedTech Group Purchasing vendor , will provide ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... workshop on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in San Francisco. Titled Connected Health and ... Premier Connected Home Event hosted by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):