Elekta Harmony*

What has a flamingo got to do with our latest linear accelerator?

Balance.

Beneath the deceptively frivolous exerior of the flamingo lies an ingenious natural engineering so it can balance on one leg – not only a smart heat-saving tactic when water temperatures drop, but one that makes this bird perfectly energy efficient.

And to us, balance is as critical in the clinic as it is in nature.

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ASTRO 2020

Elekta User Meeting and more

ASTRO 2020 has gone completely virtual and so has Elekta! Please join us for the User Meeting, visit our virtual booth or sign up for any of the exciting educational events. We hope to see you - virtually - soon!



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Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning

We are proud to present Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning* – A simple solution to accelerate your workflow

Newly introduced by Elekta, the next generation dose optimizer for intracranial radiosurgery, that can reduce treatment delivery times up to 50%.

 

*Leksell Gamma Knife® Lightning is not yet commercially available. Elekta maintains supporting data on file.



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Brachytherapy

We are proud to present Elekta’s universal gynecological applicator, Elekta Geneva!

Geneva is an adaptable solution for a diverse patient population. This solution provides precise treatment planning and accurate dose delivery—and is quick and easy to assemble, ready for use in just four clicks, ensuring a fast workflow.



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Company Update

As you all know the spread of the COVID-19 is now dominating the agenda all over the world. Elekta is managing the situation closely and many of our colleagues are together with you right now carrying out important and vital work, under challenging conditions.

We are fully committed to you, as our partners and customers, and to the patients you treat. While taking every step necessary to keep our colleagues safe and to further prevent spreading, we will do our utmost to service you, with regards to international guidelines and local regulations. Our teams will work together with you to overcome any potential obstacle due to restrictions, and find the best possible solutions available.

You can find updated guidance relating to the use of Elekta products and solutions on the Elekta Care Community portal.

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Elekta Unity

Three reasons why Elekta Unity is so useful

Since Elekta Unity has gone clinical, we have received excellent customer feedback. Dr Alison Tree, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden and Team Leader in Uro-oncology Clinical Trials at the ICR, explains three key attributes that Elekta Unity fulfills:

  • Precision
  • Ability to monitor in real time
  • Adaptive treatment plan

Find out more in this video about how important Elekta Unity is to clinicians and patients.

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