Jun 6, 2011
Munich, June 6, 2011 – For the first time in Europe patients with difficult-to-treat cancers of the brain, spine and body will be able to receive advanced, powerful radiosurgery treatment with the new TrueBeamTM STx with Novalis® Radiosurgery.
The new non-invasive1 treatment system offers more than double the radiation strength of the previous generation of technology, supplying a dose rate of up to 2,400 monitor units per minute, allowing clinicians to treat patients more quickly than before. The system combines the latest technologies for imaging, treatment planning, and delivery from two leading medical device manufacturers Varian and Brainlab to offer new and advanced possibilities in radiation treatment for patients.
To read the entire press release, which was issued by Brainlab, click here.