Workstations, Radiotherapy, Planning

Definition : Radiotherapy workstations designed to optimize the calculation of the expected radiation energy (dose) distributions within patients from both external sources of radiation (teletherapy) and implanted sources (brachytherapy). These workstations typically consist of a computer, software for dosage calculation, and input and output devices (e.g., keyboards, monitors, printers) for graphic and alphanumeric data. Radiotherapy planning workstations usually follow the instructions of appropriate software that enables clinicians to choose the best combination of radiation beams and modalities for eradicating tumors while reducing radiation-related complications in healthy tissue. They are used mainly for treatment of cancer and related diseases.

Entry Terms : "Radiotherapy Planning Workstations" , "Computers, Radiotherapy Treatment Planning" , "Computers, Radiotherapy Planning System" , "Computers, Radiotherapy, Planning" , "Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Systems"

UMDC code : 21955

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Accuray Inc

Company Type: Parent

Accuray is the premier radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures and sells personalized innovative treatment solutions that set the standard of care, with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Mevion Medical Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

PerMedics Inc

Company Type: Parent

PerMedics is committed to meeting the information technology needs of the radiation oncology communities. By adhering to a customer-centered design philosophy, PerMedics develops best-of-breed solutions and brings leading-edge technology to the clinical setting.

Prowess Inc

Company Type: Parent

Prowess Inc., a leading innovator in Windows-based treatment planning systems for radiation therapy treatment and OIS software, is headquartered in Concord, California. Under the leadership of CEO John Nguyen, Prowess pioneered the DAO IMRT technology.

Radion Inc

Company Type: Parent

Varian Medical Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

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.

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