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HDR in Medical News

FluxData, Inc. Introduces New Multispectral Camera with Embedded PC104 Computer

...tionally, this system is poised to be deployed in a variety of fields including medical and machine vision, utilizing custom spectral, polarimetric or hdr filters, with sensors capable of operating at a variety of frame rates. Pano Spiliotis, CEO of FluxData, Inc. states, "The release of the ...

Dr. James Hevezi Appointed as Chief Physicist for CyberKnife Center of Miami

...or of Medical Physics at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center in San Antonio from 1991- 2005, where he introduced IMRT, Radiosurgical techniques and hdr and LDR Brachytherapy techniques. Hevezi is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiological Physics and Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the Americ...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Full Spectrum of Prostate Cancer Treatment Technologies at the American Urological Association Meeting in Chicago

... Varian will be showcasing the following radiotherapy solutions at the AUA meeting: The VariSource(TM) and GammaMed(TM) lines of hdr brachytherapy afterloaders, a computer-controlled device for guiding a needle or catheter as it places a radiation source directly into a tumor and ho...

Sonitor to Showcase New Ultrasound High Definition RTLS Receiver Technology at HIMSS 2009

...o development," says Dr. Wilfred Booij, Sonitor's CTO. "While the hdr offers RTLS location performance beyond anything else in the market place t...LS location accuracy, ease of deployment and communication flexibility. The hdr design has been carefully selected to enable easy integration with other RT...

Nucletron and Advanced Radiation Therapy (ART) Jointly Announce a Global, Strategic Partnership to Offer AccuBoost(R) for Image-Guided Breast Irradiation

...lement ART's innovative technology in image-guided hdr breast brachytherapy on a pay-per-patient pricing ...ART and expand the availability and utilization of hdr brachytherapy globally," said Jos Lamers, chief ex...ling the AccuBoost treatment option with their new hdr brachytherapy program, allowing these centers to p...

Cogdell Spencer Announces Aigner as President in the Northwest Region

...office buildings in the Greater Puget Sound market. Mr. Aigner has twenty five years of healthcare project management experience with Simmonds, hdr and his own company. Recent healthcare project management includes a new addition and remodel at The Commons in Bellevue, WA, a 200,000 square foot me...

Nurture(R) by Steelcase Wins Second Consecutive Nightingale Award for SYNC(TM) Caregiver Workspace Solution

... or reconfigured as needs change. SYNC was designed in collaboration with hdr Architecture, Inc., a renowned leader and innovator in healthcare design. ...se needs were identified via the combination of the extensive experience of hdr Architecture and Nurture's thorough research. Steve LaHood, Vice Presiden...

Official Ground Breaking Ceremony for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

...e the signing of the agreement in September 2006, appropriate studies were completed and the partners appointed San Francisco-based architecture firm, hdr to design the hospital and ALDAR Properties to build this state-of- the-art facility. Notes to Editors *Photo of CCAD ground breaking available u...

Varian Medical Systems to Unveil RapidArc(TM) Volumetric Arc Therapy and Other Products Designed to Speed Delivery of Precision Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy

...urosurgeons and other medical specialists the sharpest knife available for radiosurgery," said Tim Guertin, CEO of Varian. -- Varian's new iX line of hdr afterloaders and VariSeed(TM) treatment planning software, which are designed to enhance accuracy and streamline the planning and delivery of brachyth...

Impotence and Incontinence Greatly Reduced With New Prostate Cancer Treatment

...ived an innovative treatment for prostate cancer. hdr (high dose rate) brachytherapy in combination with... and incontinence. Conventional Therapy vs, hdr Brachytherapy and the New Image-Guidance Technolog...ate dose. Until recently, the precision of hdr brachytherapy was determined by positioning of the...

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HDR in Medical Technology

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Centers of North Carolina , an affiliate of US Oncology, Inc. , continues to offer cutting-edge treatment options to its patients through the addition of High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy. This latest advance in brachytherapy a...

Xoft Showcases Interim Clincal Results for Breast Cancer Product and New Indications for Electronic Brachytherapy(eBx) at Astro Meeting

... also recently announced the launch of the Axxent Xpress(TM) Mobile Electronic Brachytherapy Vehicles, which can be configured with up to three Axxent hdr Controllers. In order to expand and improve access to critical radiation therapy, Xoft collaborated with Medical Coaches, a leading manufacturer of cu...
HDR in Medical Products

High Dose Rate (HDR) Treatment System

Description:... This cutting edge High Dose Rate (HDR) treatment system includes the hdr 100 Template and hdr 200 Sandwich. Using the Template, simply load needles through the Sandwich...
Company:North American Scientific

Prostate Stepper Template

Description:... The Prostate Stepper Template Set is the hdr solution which duplicates the prostate low dose seed implantation technique...king performance for patient comfort and immobilization during fractionated hdr treatment....
Company:Nucletron

HDR Template

Description:... The hdr disposable template is designed for single-use to prevent contamination and eliminate the need for cleaning. The template is made with premium silicon...
Company:CMS
HDR in Biological Technology

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

...apy (clinical implementation and QA considerations); developing IGRT protocols; and BrachyVision Acuros(TM) treatment planning for heterogeneity-based hdr dose calculations. For more information about this event, visit http://www.varian.com/us/oncology/resources/events/aapm2009.html . AB...

Varian Medical Systems Exhibits a New Version of RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology and Other Products for Fast, Precise Cancer Treatment

...ng to optimize treatment plans for difficult cases -- Using the ARIA(TM) oncology information system to achieve a paperless environment -- Pairing hdr brachytherapy with IMRT to treat prostate cancer Managing cancer survivorship. 2) Emerging Technologies Symposium, Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 p.m. ...

Xoft Recognized With R&D 100 Award

...ted, accurate, and accessible radiation treatment systems." The Axxent(R) hdr X-ray source is a miniature disposable X-ray tube, 2.25 mm in diameter, tha...hy tissue. Because of its unique characteristics, radiation from the Axxent hdr X-ray Source can be easily shielded, allowing medical personnel to be prese...

CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Planning Study Published in Leading Radiation Oncology Journal

...ve options available to clinicians and patients. hdr brachytherapy has been shown to be an extremely ef...zed Prostatic Carcinoma: Dosimetry Comparison with hdr Brachytherapy and Preliminary Clinical Observation...e prostate or a pattern of dose that is similar to hdr brachytherapy. The System's ability to track the l...
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