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Irish Hospital Uses Elekta's Clarity 3D Ultrasound to Guide Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy
Date:3/8/2012

wouldn't require reconfiguring our linear accelerator – we could integrate the system easily."

Versatile Clarity

Radiation oncologists at UHG have been able to use Clarity routinely to fine-tune prostate contouring, superficially at the bladder junction.

"In some cases, the lobes of the prostate reach up to the bladder, so distinguishing bladder tissue from prostate tissue is difficult using CT," Ms. Moore observes. "On ultrasound, there's a huge difference. The bladder is much more distinctive than the prostate gland."

Clarity has been also been indispensable in facilitating soft tissue imaging of prostate cancer patients with single or bilateral hip prostheses, Ms. Moore adds.

"The metal in artificial hips soaks up the planning CT imaging dose, which creates an artifact that blocks out the view of the prostate and prevents contouring," she says. "Ultrasound is unaffected by these implants. Clarity is our savior for planning these patients."

Learn more at www.elekta.com/clarity.

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

Michelle Lee 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.
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