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Brachytherapy Systems, Remote Afterloading

Definition : Brachytherapy systems designed for automated delivery of radioisotopes, usually cesium-137 or iridium-192, directly into cancerous tissue. These systems are typically radioisotope delivery units (i.e., afterload unit) with a source-drive mechanism (usually a computer-controlled stepper motor with drive rollers or belts), a shielded safe, applicators, a control console, and a computerized planning unit. Brachytherapy systems may include treatment planning modules, a motorized treatment table with three-dimensional (i.e., X, Y, and Z) movement, and x-ray imaging capabilities, completely integrating the treatment planning system for immediate update of dose distribution. Radiation isotopes are delivered using either special applicators for specific body cavities or disposable needles, tubes, or catheters for interstitial delivery. Remote afterloading systems are commonly used to treat a range of cancers, including endometrial, cervical, pancreatic, and endobronchial.

Entry Terms : "Remote Afterloading Brachytherapy Systems" , "Endocurietherapy Systems" , "Curietherapy Systems" , "Remote Afterloaders"

UMDC code : 17517

   

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Best Vascular Inc

Novoste Corporation, based in Atlanta, Georgia, develops advanced medical treatments for coronary and vascular diseases and is the worldwide leader in vascular brachytherapy - radiation therapy delivered inside a blood vessel to prevent it from re-closing (restenosis) following balloon angioplasty and other catheter-based interventional procedures.

Civco Medical Solutions

CIVCO Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience and offers cutting-edge medical technology to a diverse group of medical professionals.

Nucletron AS

Nucletron AS

Nucletron Asia Pacific (HK) Ltd

Nucletron Asia Pacific (HK) Ltd

Nucletron Asia Pacific Ltd (China)

Nucletron Asia Pacific Ltd (China)

Nucletron Asia Pacific Ltd (Singapore)

Nucletron Asia Pacific Ltd (Singapore)

Nucletron bv

Nucletron bv

Nucletron Canada Inc

Nucletron Canada Inc

Nucletron Corp

With 35 years of experience we are the preferred partner in brachytherapy and independent external beam treatment planning for more than 2,500 institutions worldwide. We continue to build on this with 500 dedicated employees, a global presence in more than 100 countries and an ongoing investment in innovation.

Nucletron India Pvt Ltd

Nucletron India Pvt Ltd

Nucletron Pty Ltd

Nucletron Pty Ltd

Nucletron SA

Nucletron SA

Nucletron SAS

Nucletron SAS

Nucletron Scandinavia AB

Nucletron Scandinavia AB

Nucletron UK Ltd

Nucletron UK Ltd

Nuclital srl

Nuclital srl

Stryker Leibinger GmbH & Co KG

Stryker Leibinger GmbH & Co KG

Theranostic Medizintechnik GmbH

Theranostic Medizintechnik GmbH

Varian Medical Systems Canada Inc

Varian Medical Systems Canada Inc

Varian Medical Systems Inc

Varian Medical Systems, Inc., headquartered globally in Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices.

Varian Medical Systems International AG

Varian Medical Systems International AG

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