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Elekta's Advanced Versa HD System to Begin Treating Cancer Patients at New Swiss Radiotherapy Clinic
Date:3/27/2013

s chance for patient motion, and, in turn, the more precise therapy will be. The High Dose Rate mode within Versa HD will facilitate that."

"In addition, to achieve the best modulation of SBRT cases you need to have the most advanced MLC [multileaf collimator]," Dr. Matzinger adds. "With smaller and faster MLC leaves, dose modulation [IMRT] techniques like VMAT can help us be more precise in dose delivery and better protect organs-at-risk. The prospect of getting both of those features in a single delivery system makes it very promising for these advanced treatments."

The emergence of advanced, high-dose stereotactic therapies
"Some years ago, inoperable patients with limited metastatic burden were still treated with palliative care, but thanks to SBRT that trend has been changing. We can use aggressive local treatment in a bid to control their disease," Dr. Matzinger observes. "Versa HD has the potential to make SBRT even more precise and faster, making this technique a practical option, providing improved local control and better quality of life."

He adds that the speed of SBRT cases on Versa HD will not only provide clinical benefits for the patient, but it also will ensure these cases won't come at the expense of basic and palliative cases, which represent a large percentage Hopital Riviera's patient volume.

Breast and prostate packages
Hopital Riviera selected custom technology configurations for its Versa HD to support the requirements of treating breast and prostate cancers. Both packages are supported by Elekta's Clarity™ soft tissue visualization system to precisely define and target disease sites without invasive marker implants or the added ionizing radiation that some types of imaging require.

"Clarity seamlessly fuses with CT to allow us to better delineate the lumpectomy cavity in breast cancer patients – During treatment we can offer more precise targeting without the extra imaging dose to the p
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