Texas center’s linacs up and ready to treat patients in record time

By | Elekta's Perspective, Homepage, Radiotherapy including SRS/SBRT, Solutions in Practice | No Comments

Improved installation processes employ a team approach Matching to an existing linac reduces time-consuming acceptance and commissioning steps Centers with linac “clones” gain redundancy to deal with unexpected downtime At the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, Elekta…

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A benchmark planning study of SRS platforms by NHS England confirms superior dose gradient of Leksell Gamma Knife

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In intracranial SRS, the steeper dose gradient that Leksell Gamma Knife® provides, in comparison to other SRS platforms, not only ensures better sparing of organs-at-risk (OARs), it enables clinicians to adhere to a “zero margin PTV philosophy,” investigators maintained in…

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Venezia brachytherapy applicator is ultimate tool for cervical cancers

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International data demonstrate superior efficacy of intracavitary/interstitial brachytherapy Venezia applicator applicable for stages IB, IIA/B, IIIA/B, and IVA Venezia designed to reach the parametrium and vaginal extensions Potent, highly targeted intracavitary/interstitial 3D image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) is gaining increasing acceptance…

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MOSAIQ OIS teams with Epic to focus on radiation oncology workflows

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Paper use down 30 percent Dramatic reduction in phoned-in information requests Co-pay collection rate up 20 percent Reconfigured MOSAIQ workflows boost department efficiency Jefferson Health’s (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) transition from GE’s IDX Centricity EMR to Epic Enterprise EMR had the Department of…

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