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TheraView TBI gets 510k approval

www.Acceletronics.com Call Us:  1-800-626-8704 Email us: Info@acceletronics.com TheraView and its Distributor Acceletronics are proud to present the first commercially available mobile Total Body Irradiation (TBI) detector. With its unique software features, radiation therapists can easily follow the entire TBI treatment. An easy setup on any Linac makes the patient treatment very efficient and accurate. During a live video stream the system will warn the user Read More

Custom Liquid Cooling Systems from Laird Optimize Particle Accelerators Performance

Laird has developed self-contained liquid cooling systems (LCS) that deliver optimal temperature stabilization for more precise temperature control in particle accelerators like linear accelerators (LINACs) and cyclotron systems. LINACs and cyclotrons increase the kinetic energy of particles for use in a variety of applications, ranging from scientific studies on particle physics to radiation therapy for cancer patients. Temperature control within the linear accelerator and cyclotron Read More

Updates In the Industry…

To Design New Cancer Treatment Center, Kaiser Borrows From The Luxury Spa Industry Radiation treatment is a physically wrenching process. But Kaiser Permanente hopes a spa-like environment will improve patient outcomes.  Radiation therapy is physically and psychologically grueling. And because of the technology required, it often takes place in sterile, dim, underground spaces. But for its Radiation Oncology Center in Anaheim, California, the medical provider Read More

RECAP: Acceletronics Exhibits Linear Accelerator Services at ASTRO Conference in San Antonio

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We attended the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Conference from October 18 to 21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. As the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world, our team enjoyed networking with other professionals from the healthcare imaging and radiation oncology community. Drawing more than 11,000 attendees each year, the ASTRO conference is especially important to Read More

Part Spotlight: What is a Hydraulic Actuator?

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Radparts October specials include a $50 price reduction on hydraulic actuators, which is a great savings! However, what is a hydraulic actuator and how does it work? Learn from Radparts, the experts in linear accelerator replacement parts. By definition, a hydraulic actuator is a cylinder or fluid motor that converts hydraulic power into useful mechanical work; mechanical motion produced by a hydraulic actuator may be Read More

Independent Linear Accelerator Services Vital to Future of Healthcare

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The capital cost of technology has been sharply increasing in recent years with Varian and Elekta and others developing some great products. However, a large part of the Lifetime Cost of this technology is maintenance and service; a monopoly has developed because the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) controls more of the service than normal for complex medical technology, and annual costs are rising disproportionately. Failure to attack Read More

Save Scary Amounts of Money on Linac Parts with Radparts

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RadParts is the world’s largest independent, employee-owned distributor of linac parts and radiation oncology equipment. This month, customers can save scary amounts on two linac parts with October specials. Now through the end of October, hydraulic actuators are on sale for $270, a savings of $50 off the regular price! A cylinder or fluid motor, hydraulic actuators convert hydraulic power into useful mechanical work. As Read More

ASTRO Conference: The Premier Radiation Oncology Event of the Year

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This October we’re attending the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Conference. The event will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas and as the premier radiation oncology scientific event in the world, it draws more than 11,000 attendees each year. The ASTRO conference is especially important to us because it is one Read More

Do You Know the Muffin Fan?

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Ahh yes, the muffin fan: the age-old tale about the British muffin delivery man who lived on Drury Lane. Oh wait, no, that’s the old nursery rhyme the muffin MAN! So, this begs the question, “Who, or rather, what is the muffin fan?” In this monthly parts spotlight, learn about this linear accelerator replacement part and how it functions in a linear accelerator system. The Read More