FDA OKs Varian's 3D cone-beam system:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Varian Medical Systems has gained FDA 510(k) clearance to market in the US what it says is the first 3D cone-beam CT imaging system available on a treatment planning device. The Palo Alto, California firm has added cone-beam CT technology to its Acuity simulator for image-guided radiation therapy. It will generate 3D images of tumours and surrounding anatomy to guide the treatment beam. It can also be used in brachytherapy and for the placement of catheters.
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