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SOURCE CIVCO Medical Solutions
CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, is pleased to demonstrate integration (510(k) pending) between the Protura™ Robotic Patient Positioning System and Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Sept. 22-24, booth #1826.
CIVCO's Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System remotely repositions patients with robotic 6 degrees of freedom giving Varian Linac users the ability to achieve sub-millimeter positioning accuracy from outside the treatment room Protura's integration with Varian treatment technology automatically opens the relevant patient information in Protura software, drawing it from Varian's 4DTC System, automatically loads patient shift data to match Varian's On-Board Imager™ (OBI) kV imaging system, and automatically imports the Varian pedestal location. Combined with CIVCO's comprehensive motion management solutions, Protura is optimized to handle the rigors of a busy clinic while improving efficiency and throughput. Protura and Varian integration, along with AlignRT® 3D Imaging System integration will be demonstrated in the CIVCO booth throughout the meeting.
CIVCO's team of motion management experts will demonstrate additional treatment solutions and how they simplify the clinician's workday and improve workflow and efficiency between imaging and treatment. These solutions for head & neck, breast, lung, abdomen and prostate will be spotlighted in-booth on interactive touchscreen displays.
CIVCO Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience and offers cutting-edge medical technology to a diverse group of medical professionals. CIVCO's Radiation Oncology (RO) division designs and manufactures products for radiation oncology treatment, including basic patient positioning equipment as well as high technology robotic motion management and advanced patient positioning for SBRT. The Multi-Modality Imaging (MMI) unit designs and manufactures accessories for use in diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and interventional procedures, with a strong focus on ultrasound. MMI's products range from infection control products including a wide range of ultrasound and CT covers to device guidance, positioning and electromagnetic needle tracking. CIVCO offers patients and clinicians the newest and best technology available to improve patient care.
Corporate information is available at www.CIVCO.com.
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