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October 2021



Coming Soon: The First ZAP-X in Spain

The new Institute of Advanced Radiosurgery at the Viamed Virgen de la Paloma Hospital in Madrid to soon offer the next generation of stereotactic radiosurgery.

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Academic Congresses Return!

ZAP is extremely proud to sponsor the 2021 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) meeting, Oct 16-20, in Austin, TX.

Stop by booth #1749 to experience ZAP-X in Augmented Reality - and see for yourself how ZAP is boldly going where no SRS system has gone before.

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ZAP-X Complex Meningioma Treatment Planning Study

See how the vault-free, cobalt-free ZAP-X® Gyroscopic Radiosurgery® platform delivers an exceptionally sharp dose gradient with remarkably low dose to the cochlea and healthy brain.

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ViewRay Announces 510(k) Pending Status of the Newest Generation of MRIdian Innovations

New suite of workflow and clinical features to be highlighted at upcoming ASTRO 2021 conference.


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September 2021



Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment Planning Study

Trigeminal neuralgia is often considered the most demanding of all SRS procedures. Combined with rapid planning and delivery times, see how the ZAP-X delivers an exceptionally sharp dose gradient with a remarkably low dose to the brainstem.



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UAB Adds Personalized Touch to Cancer Treatment with Adaptive Radiation

Story by Bob Shepard

They are calling it radiation oncology’s contribution to personalized medicine. Adaptive radiation — called by some the holy grail of radiation therapy — has come to the University of Alabama at Birmingham O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center in the form of the newest radiation delivering tool, a linear accelerator system called Ethos from Varian.



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August 2021



First Patients Treated in Munich

Dr. Alexander Muacevic and the European Radiosurgery Center Munich had a productive first week of clinical SRS treatments. 2 meningiomas, 2 acoustic neuromas, and a multiple brain mets patient in the first 2 days. Remarkable!



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ViewRay Announces First Patient Enrolled in Stereotactic MRI-guided On-table Adaptive Radiation Therapy (SMART) Trial for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Study to Explore Clinical Benefits of Precise, High Dose Radiation Therapy Enabled by MRIdian's MR-guidance Combined with Daily On-table Adaptation in Pancreatic Cancer.


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July 2021



SRS Investment 'Future Proofed' with ZAP-X

With continuing pressure from the IAEA to abolish the use of radioactive sources, the cobalt-free ZAP-X at the Swiss Neuro Radiosurgery Center (SNRC) has ensured the long-term viability of their SRS investment. SNRC initiated first patient treatments on June 16, 2021.

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Renowned SRS Provider Breaks Ground with Vault-Free ZAP-X Installation

Considered among the most accomplished radiosurgery providers in the world, neurosurgeon Alex Muacevic and the European CyberKnife Center in Munich recently commenced installation of its ZAP-X Gyroscopic Radiosurgery platform.

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Mitigating the Risks of Cognitive Deficit

With regional recurrence rates post-SRS ranging from 67% to 76%, minimal mean whole brain dose is a critical enabler for future potential radiosurgical re-treatment. A recent multiple mets ZAP-X study demonstrated exceptionally low mean whole brain dose and 100% target coverage using 0 mm PTV margins - not to mention, remarkably rapid planning and delivery times.

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Among First in Country to Offer Radiotherapy That Lets Tumors Guide Treatment

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center will be the first cancer center in the eastern United States, and one of just a handful in the country, to offer the most advanced radiotherapy system for treating patients.

The RefleXion™X1 is the world’s first biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT) machine that’s expected to improve treatment and expand options for patients with metastatic disease, where few treatments are currently available.


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Elekta Harmony Receives FDA Approval

Elekta received FDA clearance for a new linear accelerator called Elekta Harmony. Elekta Harmony is built for productivity, versatility and precision and features the new FastTrack workflow experience.


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