Healthcare Industry News: linear accelerator
News Release - October 23, 2006
Acceletronics, Inc. Announces the Installation of 5 TheraView LX(R) Technology Electronic Portal Imaging SystemsEXTON, Pa., Oct. 23 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Acceletronics, Inc., a U.S. provider of oncology equipment service and distributor of new and pre-owned radiotherapy equipment, announced that it has installed 5 TheraView Electronic Portal Imaging Devices (EPID) to Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology Centers, Tacoma, WA and Ventura County Radiation Center, Ventura, CA. 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).
About Acceletronics, Inc.
Acceletronics specializes in the repair, refurbishing, remarketing and installation of linear accelerators, CT simulators and other oncology and medical imaging equipment. Acceletronics is a distributor and service provider of high-quality, high-technology after-market products used to improve quality of cancer patient care and is the exclusive North American distributor of the TheraView portal imaging system. Founded in 1981, Acceletronics, Inc. is one of the world's largest and leading independent radiotherapy equipment service, distribution and refurbished equipment organizations. Acceletronics is registered to ISO 9001:2000 quality system standards. For more information, visit http://www.acceletronics.com.
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.
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