Radixact – radically more capabilities

Radixact, another Accuray product, is the most recent model of a device family known as “tomotherapy”. It expands patient-first treatment like no other system in the world. Since 2018 Radixact is one of newest technologies in Radiation Oncology Department in Anadolu Medical Center.


Patients reeling from diagnoses need precise and effective treatment to get their lives back. Treatment teams need next-level precision and efficiency to improve patient outcomes. Clinical practices need to treat a broad range of indications with superior outcomes. The Radixact Treatment Delivery System enables all of this with a fully integrated platform for intelligent treatment planning, data management and treatment delivery. Using a refined x-ray beamline and next-generation CTrue™ imaging technology*, the system delivers scalable and highly reliable treatments for patients with a variety of individual treatment needs. Main treatment methods performed with Radixact are:Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT, 3DCRT), Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), Adaptive Radiotherapy, Total and Half Body Irradiation (TBI).

TheAccuray Radixact® System is fully-integrated with the Accuray Precision® Treatment Planning System (TPS) and the iDMS™ Data Management System, enabling the clinical team to increase the ease and speed with which they deliver image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) treatments to virtually all patients and across the broadest range of indications. The Radixact System enables clinicians to deliver highly accurate, individualized dose distributions that precisely conform to the shape of the patient’s tumor while minimizing dose to normal, healthy tissue, resulting in fewer side effects for patients.

Helical drug delivery is its most important feature. The system is a combination of megavoltage computed tomography function and linear accelerator. Device consists of two arrays of multileaf collimator and 6 MV linac system. Two multileaf collimators alternatingly enter the field and provides a highly conformal dose intensity adjustment capacity and homogeneous dose distribution at the target location thanks to the irradiation applied by a gantry with continuous rotation, similar to a computed tomography device.

The unrestricted treatment area is another important feature. Unlike other systems, its wide 40x130 cm superior-inferior treatment area enables total bone marrow, total body and craniospinal irradiation. Real tomography images are used for image-guided radiotherapy. As dose calculation is possible with these images obtained for guidance, they can also be used for adaptive radiotherapy.

 


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