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Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has received FDA clearance for the Aquilion Exceed LB CT system, giving clinicians the opportunity to see more during radiation therapy planning for accuracy, precision and speed.

FDA Clears MULTIX Impact C Ceiling-Mounted DR System

Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the MULTIX Impact C ceiling-mounted digital radiography (DR) system as well as the MULTIX Impact VA20, a new version of the established floor-mounted parent DR system.

FDA Approves Seno Medical’s Breast Cancer Diagnostic Technology

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Texas-based Seno Medical Instruments Inc.

Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies Inc.

Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies Inc., a provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Varian to Showcase Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019

Varian will be showcasing systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the IDENTIFY™ Guidance System, at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine 2019 annual meeting (AAPM) in San Antonio, Texas July 14-18. IDENTIFY is an automated patient identification, positioning, and motion management system for radiation therapy. It incorporates patient safety, quality, efficiency, and surface-guidance features in an automated workflow solution for surface-guided radiation therapy (SGRT).

Other Varian solutions being showcased bring together artificial intelligence, data analytics, science, and technology to power new victories against cancer, and include:

  • RapidPlan™ leverages machine learning to help clinicians achieve greater treatment plan consistency, efficiency, and quality
  • Multi-Criteria Optimization (MCO) improves the efficiency and quality of treatment planning by helping clinicians explore clinical tradeoffs when they vary plan parameters
  • Noona® is an intuitive solution for patients to report on their symptoms and outcomes, enabling better symptom monitoring, proactive management, and patient triage
  • ProBeam 360° system, designed for next-generation proton therapy, offers uncompromised clinical capabilities, a 360-degree gantry, and RapidScan™ technology, which simplifies the process of motion management by delivering each field in a single breath-hold

Also on display will be the full spectrum of Varian software solutions for: brachytherapy treatment planning and guidance, practice management, radiosurgery delivery, machine quality assurance, imaging informatics, image-guided dosimetry for Y90 selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT), tumor board management, and more.

For more information, visit www.varian.com.

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