Robotic-Couch RPS automatic with eight degrees of freedom

The target of radiation therapy is to treat cancerous tissue with ionizing radiation. Healthy tissue should be protected as well as possible. The balance between an effective radiation dose in the target area and the clear differentiation from healthy cells are at the focus. The Robotic-Couch RPS automatic with eight degrees of freedom permits positioning of the patient in the virtual isocenter. This is important for stereotactic radiation, since it can reduce the penumbra (half-shadow). gkteso GmbH from Bobingen presents the RPS automatic at DEGRO in Berlin from June 15th to 18th, 2017.

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Narrower penumbra with new technology

Radiation therapy is meant to treat tissues with cancer by applying ionizing radiation while protecting healthy tissue as far as possible. The balance between an effective radiation dose in the target area and clear differentiation from healthy cells is at the focus. The Robotic-Couch RPS automatic with six degrees of freedom permits positioning of the patient in the virtual isocenter. This is progress for stereotactic radiation, because the penumbra (half-shade) can be reduced this way. On the other hand, the virtual isocenter helps avoid collisions in non-coplanar radiation therapy. gkteso GmbH from Bobingen will present the RPS automatic at the DEGRO 23 in Berlin from June 15th to 18th, 2017.

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Radiotherapy patient system - RPS base

New 6D-Robotic Couch by gKteso increases throughput in radiology departments

Radiotherapy with linear accelerators is an established treatment program in many clinics and medical centers. Radiology and everything related to it is subject to highest technical quality criteria and extensive documentation obligation. At the same time it is important to consider patient comfort as well as commercial aspects.

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Radiotherapy patient system - RPS extended

More comfort, higher safety, faster cycle times and more time for the patient

Radiation of cancer patients has become an important and wide-spread therapeutic option. Of particular importance here is medical experience, a great deal of tact and skill as well as best possible patient positioning. gKteso has developed the Radiotherapy Patient System RPS base, a 6D-Robotic-Couch for radiotherapy with linear accelerators, including latest technology for radiation as optimally as possible.

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6D-Robotic-Couch for radiotherapy

About 3000 visitors at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)

ESTRO 2016 in Turin: RPS is presented to the expert public

The Radiotherapy Patient System RPS from the German company gKteso located in Bobingen was presented at the 35th ESTRO in late April to around 3,000 expert visitors to Turin from around the world. In addition to numerous workshops and lectures about radiotherapy and oncology, ESTRO provides the opportunity for selected manufacturers to present their innovations. Interest in the Radiotherapy Patient system was great: the possibilities of the automatic treatment couch which can be moved in 6 dimensions sets new standards for radiation treatment.

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Pinpoint radiotherapy with RPS base and add-ons

Radiotherapy with a linear accelerator has become indispensable in cancer treatment. For 50 to 60 percent of all patients with cancerous disease it is included in the therapy plan. Medical experience, a great deal of tact and, in particular, best possible patient positioning are of essential importance. gKteso has developed the Radiotherapy Patient System RPS base, a 6-D Robotic Couch for radiotherapy with linear accelerators providing latest technology to safeguard the treatment to the maximum. One benefit is that RPS is compatible with all contemporary fixation aids (add-ons) necessary for the positioning and fixation of a patient.

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