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Radiation Oncology


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TrueBeam Linear Accelerator 

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TrueBeam Linear Accelerator System


Philips CT Big Bore System

New Advanced CT System Enhances Accuracy of Radiation Therapy and Offers Superior Image Quality and the Industry’s Largest True Field-of-View

The CT Big Bore Difference:

When planning radiation therapy for cancer patients, it is critical to accurately target the tumor and spare healthy tissue. In order to achieve this, a CT simulation with excellent image quality and complete visibility of patient anatomy is required.

The CT Big Bore’s large opening allows for more movement and flexibility, in turn, the therapists can capture the images and information needed to accurately prescribe advanced techniques like IMRT and arc treatments.

In addition to ensuring precise positioning, the system is equipped with high-speed imaging software that allows technicians to cover larger areas in the fastest amount of time. The advanced imaging tool kit reduces the time it takes for scanned images to be reconstructed, which leads to faster evaluation and treatment. The technology also makes it possible for clinicians to “mark” an area for treatment and then initiate therapy via one workstation.

The Phillips CT Big Bore’s superior image quality and large field-of-view help improve treatment plans by accurately identifying the target treatment area and improving patient safety by ensuring healthy tissue is spared unnecessary radiation. The device features a large true scan area for full anatomic visualization and it provides fast positioning accuracy between the imaging area and the laser marking area which gives us complete confidence in patient marking and treatment targeting.

The design and features also allow doctors to accommodate bariatric patients. They can comfortably and safely treat all patients while obtaining high-quality images regardless of the patient’s size or position.

Rescigno, John
Rescigno, John
Associate Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Zimberg, Shawn
Zimberg, Shawn
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Adler, Arvin
Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Kaul, Raman
Oncology
Radiation Oncology