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Sixth Generation Elekta Digital Control System Boosts Radiation Therapy System Speed and Performance
Date:2/10/2012

ts of different dose objectives," Dr. Fontenot says. "For example, we may want to treat a primary target to 70 Gy and a nodal region to 57 Gy."

Quicker, smoother VMAT

Integrity R1.1 supports CVDR, which allows the dose rate to be adjusted to its ideal value during delivery of both dynamic and VMAT prescriptions. This option makes prescription delivery smoother and faster when compared to previous discrete dose rates.

"The additional dose rate options permit the control system to easily navigate complex dose modulation paths," he explains. "Less variability in gantry speed smoothes VMAT arc motion, which also translates to reduced delivery times."

Learn more at www.elekta.com/integrity.

Approval of indications may vary between different countries. Additional regulatory clearances may be required in some markets.

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 3,300 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.


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