Healthcare Industry News: Elekta
News Release - June 15, 2006
Acceletronics, Inc. and Cablon Medical BV Announce the Sale of 6 TheraView(R) Systems for IGRT VerificationEXTON, Pa. and LEUSDEN, Netherlands, June 15 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Acceletronics, Inc., a U.S. provider of Oncology equipment service and distributor of new and pre-owned radiotherapy equipment, today announced that it has sold 6 TheraView Electronic Portal Imaging Devices (EPID) to free standing cancer treatment centers in California, Oregon and Washington. The TheraView EPID is an image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) cancer treatment verification system, designed by Dutch manufacturer Cablon Medical BV. Acceletronics and Cablon have a strategic alliance to market and support the new TheraView Technology line of portal imaging systems. The TheraView® system, designed for the precise needs of radiation therapy, delivers Clinicians an extensive scope of mega-voltage portal imaging and quality assurance features. TheraView Target Check® with automated treatment beam shape verification and patient position verification software gives the precision and control Clinicians need for both conventional, image guided (IGRT) and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).
"We are very pleased to announce that we have sold 6 TheraView portal imaging systems in the month of May, giving us 30 U.S. reference installations on Varian, Elekta and Siemens linear accelerators," said James Young, Jr., Vice-President of Acceletronics, Inc. "We know by the positive feedback we are receiving from TheraView end users that the TheraView and its easy to use TargetCheck® software are performing very well and being utilized for daily IMRT and IGRT verification."
About Cablon Medical BV (TheraView Technology)
Based in Leusden, The Netherlands, TheraView Technology division of Cablon Medical develops, manufactures and markets TheraView ® Portal Imaging Systems for use on any medical linear accelerator for radiotherapy. Cablon Medical's business started in 1978, and today includes business units that service and market industry leading solutions for radiology, dialysis, quality assurance and radiotherapy. Cablon Medical's customer base includes leading health care facilities throughout Europe, as well as the Pacific Rim. Cablon Medical BV is an ISO 9001:2000, ISO 46001:1994 registered company. For more information, please visit http://www.theraview.com.
About Acceletronics, Inc.
Acceletronics is the exclusive North American Distributor for the TheraView® EPID. Acceletronics specializes in the service, repair, refurbishing, remarketing and installation of linear accelerators, CT simulators and other medical imaging products. Acceletronics is a distributor and service provider of high quality, high technology after market products used to improve quality of cancer patient care. Founded in 1981, Acceletronics, Inc. is one of the world's largest and leading independent radiotherapy equipment service, distribution and equipment organizations. Acceletronics is registered to ISO 9001:2000 quality system standards. For more information, visit http://www.acceletronics.com .
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