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Brachytherapy Applicators, Automated, Topical

Definition : Automated brachytherapy applicators designed to deliver therapeutic radioactive sources to, retrieve them from, and/or hold them on the surface of the body. The radioactive source is delivered by a remote afterloading system. These applicators typically include special holders and templates and are frequently configured for use according to the treatment site (e.g., neck, eyes). Topical automated brachytherapy applicators are typically used to treat malignant tumors on or close to the skin.

Entry Terms : "Topical Automated Brachytherapy Applicators"

UMDC code : 20917

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Varian Medical Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Varian Medical Systems, Inc., headquartered globally in Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices.

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