Truebeam

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TrueBeam is a radiotherapy device, a linear accelerator, manufactured by Varian. The system dynamically synchronizes imaging, patient positioning, motion management, and treatment delivery. It is a versatile platform which can be used for all forms of advanced radiotherapy modalities including Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)and Image Guided Radiosurgery (IGRS), Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy (Rapid Arc) and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) along with conventional and 3-D conformal radiotherapy.[1] The new technology is currently functioning in only a handful of centers around the world, such as the Research Institute of Clinical Medicine in Tbilisi,Georgia also known as Todua Clinic,Hospital of the University of Pennsylvani, University Hospital Zurich in Europe, John Stoddard Cancer Center, Stanford University in USA and Hôtel-Dieu de France, University Hospital of Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, The Luckow Pavilion, Paramus, New Jersey, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto.[2]

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  1. ^ "Truebeam". Neolife. 
  2. ^ Maddle, Neil. "Fast Clinical Adoption of Advanced TrueBeam Capabilities from Varian Medical Systems in Europe". Varian Medical Systems. Retrieved 5 July 2011.