Therapy Equipment

Respirators and Masks

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Technology that Monitors a Patient's Position during Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 30 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for patient position monitoring capabilities that have been added to the company's RPM(TM) respiratory gating system, which is used to synchronize imaging and radiation therapy treatment with a patient's respiratory cycle. The new feature in Varian's RPM system detects any motion that compromises the...

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Respirators and Masks

Respiratory System helps infants breathe easier.

Designed to help infants breathe without tracheal tubes or ventilators, AirLife(TM) Infant nCPAP System enables babies to establish vital functional residual capacity needed for normal respiratory function. Interface minimizes pressure points that can lead to skin necrosis, while generator incorporates Vortice technology, which helps decrease infant's work of breathing by redirecting gas flow...

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Gas and Chemical Indicators

Medical Device enables visual monitoring of oxygen flow-rate.

Suited for use in hospitals, outpatient therapy, nursing homes, and emergency response facilities, OxyView(TM) pneumatic flow meter delivers confirmation of actual continuous flow and volume of oxygen. Lightweight, pneumatic gauge is attached to oxygen tubing just below neck and can be engaged between nose or mouth-mounted cannula where compressed oxygen supply is delivered to cannula through...

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Mechanical Accelerators

Pioneering Image-Guided Radiotherapy Takes Place Using Varian Equipment at Top Cancer Hospital in Belgium

LEUVEN, Belgium, Sept. 21 /-- Cancer patients in Belgium have begun receiving a new more precise form of radiotherapy using X-ray imaging during treatments to locate and focus beams more closely on tumors. The new cancer treatment called image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) is being offered at the university hospital of Leuven using equipment from Varian Medical Systems. Clinicians at UZ Gasthuisberg...

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Miscellaneous Software

Scottish Hospital to Offer Cancer Patients Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments With New Equipment and Software from Varian Medical Systems

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 17 / Cancer patients in Scotland will have access to the full range of state-of-the-art radiotherapy treatments with the acquisition of advanced new equipment and software by the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow as part of a purchasing wave by the Scottish Executive. Varian has been chosen to supply all the medical linear accelerators awarded to date...

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