Varian Medical Systems presents its newest linear accelerator, the VitalBeam, and discusses its potential as a “cost competitive option.”
The VitalBeam linear accelerator is the newest addition to Varian Medical Systems' product portfolio.
Varian Medical Systems, the largest player in the linear accelerator (linac) market, has added another system to its lineup. During the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) annual meeting, held recently in Barcelona, the company presented its VitalBeam linac. The system, which is awaiting CE Mark and FDA 510(k) clearance, is expected to be targeted at centers in the emerging markets.