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New Radiotherapy Technology Cleared

TomoTherapy Inc. said it has received 510(k) clearance for its TomoDirect radiation therapy technology, according to a release posted on TomoDirect is a new discrete-angle, sliding-beam delivery mode for the firm's Hi·Art treatment system.

The Hi·Art treatment system combines integrated CT imaging with conformal radiation therapy to deliver radiation treatments with fast and precisely, while reducing radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. TomoDirect allows clinicians to choose which angle to use, and which modulation level to use.

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