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microSelectron® Digital Brachytherapy Afterloading Platform The solid foundation of today’s brachytherapy

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Brachytherapy is in our DNA Brachytherapy is a precise, highly-eective precision treatment of cancer. microSelectron and well-tolerated treatment option, tailored has allowed users to move their brachytherapy to the needs of individual patients. Elekta practice from manual afterloading to Brachytherapy encompasses more than automated remote afterloading, setting new 35 years of brachytherapy innovations safety standards and protecting healthcare and is the preferred partner for about specialists from unwanted radiation exposure 60% of brachytherapy institutions worldwide. while treating...

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Why microSelectron Digital? Reliable platform with largest installed base worldwide Scalable afterloading system that can be tailored to a clinic’s needs Seamless integration with MOSAIQ and other oncology information systems

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Reliable microSelectron® has over 1,500 platforms in use in over 80 countries, making it by far the largest installed base in the world. The microSelectron® Digital platform is comprised of the treatment unit, remote treatment monitoring and control devices, as well as quality assurance tools. The treatment unit’s forward stepping source ensures that the radioactive source is precisely placed at the defined dwell positions and that no unnecessary radiation exposure occurs at the tip of the treatment channel, thus adding to the safety of the procedure. The source is paused at dwell positions...

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Scalable The microSelectron® Digital platform is a exible solution for brachytherapy applications ranging from conventional treatments with a low number of treatment channels to more complex treatments requiring a multitude of treatment channels. The scalable microSelectron Digital platform can easily be tailored to the evolving needs of your brachytherapy practice. You could start o with six treatment channels, for example, and scale up to 18 or 30 channels as the need arises.

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The platform can be scaled to accomodate the various procedures of a clinical practice. With the 18 or 30 -channel configuration, large implants such as state-of-the-art interstitial breast or prostate treatments, can be treated without needing to reconnect catheters during treatment. For more complex implants, the number of catheters in the treatment plan can even exceed the afterloader’s number of physical channels. Through the use of the sub-fractionation functionality in the microSelectron Digital, treatments with up to 90 catheters can be performed.

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Connected A successful brachytherapy procedure is tailored to the needs of individual patients. This can only be accomplished through a seamless connection of all the elements involved in the brachytherapy treatment solution: imaging, applicators, treatment planning and treatment delivery. Oncentra® Brachy and Oncentra® Prostate treatment planning systems are designed for use with the microSelectron® Digital and provide an optimal fit. The microSelectron Digital platform can also be integrated seamlessly with MOSAIQ and other Oncology Information Systems, as it is compatible with DICOM RT...

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Seamless connection to MOSAIQ® and other Oncology Information Systems.

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One configuration suits all The microSelectron® Digital platform can be configured to either high dose rate (HDR) or pulsed dose rate (PDR) brachytherapy. The system is comprised of the treatment unit with matching source containers, the treatment console, radiation monitoring systems, and a series of quality assurance devices. Treatment Console Source Containers Quality Assurance Tools Treatment Unit Remote afterloading unit for brachytherapy treatment delivery, designed for use with Nucletron’s full range of applicators. 10 Radiation Detection System

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Elekta brachytherapy solutions are part of Elekta’s leading radiation therapy portfolio and encompass more than 35 years of Nucletron® innovations. These advanced products include Esteya® electronic brachytherapy, Flexitron® afterloading, Oncentra® Brachy treatment planning, the broadest range of applicators in the industry and Real-time Prostate solutions. A human care company, Elekta pioneers significant innovations and clinical solutions harnessing both external and internal radiation therapy for treating cancer and brain disorders. Elekta provides intelligent and resource-efficient...

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