Elekta swept the top three rankings in the KLAS research firm’s recently released 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report* Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ radiosurgery system and Elekta Synergy® and Elekta Infinity™ radiation therapy systems earned the #1, #2 and #3 rankings, respectively, out of eight possible rankings. In the report, Perfexion scored 93.9 out of 100,(…)
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Radiotherapy, the treatment of cancer with radiation, is a very important element of curative treatment for cancer, and is also important for maintaining and/or improving patients’ quality of life. It is anticipated that it will retain a key role in cancer treatment for the next 10-20 years and will continue to make a significant contribution(…)
A linear accelerator produces abeam of either electrons or very high energy X-rays. The radiation beam can be shaped and directed to match the tumor shape. The beam of radiation is directed on to the patient within an accuracy of 2mm. This is achieved by a combination of: • control and shaping of the X-ray(…)
As Energy consumption is fast becoming an issue with many clinics, clinic administrators are seeking to cut costs and minimize power consumption, or alternatively are increasingly coming under pressure from regulatory bodies to reduce carbon emissions. The good news is that all Elekta dual energy linear accelerators use approximately 30% less energy than typical klystron-based(…)