CLEVELAND, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY) announced today that the company's MRIdian® System is the focus of more than 40 abstracts selected by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for presentation during their 2019 Annual Meeting. AAPM is the largest association of medical physicists in the world, and this year's annual meeting will be held July 14-18 in San Antonio, Texas.
MRI-guided radiotherapy will be highlighted in a number of abstracts and posters throughout the scientific program at AAPM 2019, illustrating the growing interest in this treatment approach. The MRIdian-specific research being presented will cover topics including motion prediction, quality assurance, stereotactic body radiation therapy, adaptive therapy and tumor response assessment. These abstracts feature MRIdian experience from global leaders such as Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Henry Ford Health System (HFHS); University of California Los Angeles (UCLA); University of Wisconsin; Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago; University of Miami; Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida; Institute of Health Science at Acibadem University, Istanbul; Amsterdam University Medical Centers; The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health; Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Marseille; Rigshospitalet Copenhagen; and Heidelberg University Hospital.
Noteworthy MRIdian abstracts featured in AAPM's Scientific Program include:
AAPM attendees can learn more about MRIdian and MRI-Guided Real-time On-table Adaptive Radiotherapy (ROAR) in ViewRay's booth #500. Presentations will be made in the company's booth throughout the meeting by MRIdian clinical users from UCLA Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center; Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine; Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida; The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine; and Loyola Center for Cancer Care & Research at Palos Health South Campus. Presenters will share their MRIdian experience and highlight topics such as the value of MRI-guided RT, real-time tracking and automated gating, optimal magnetic field strength for RT, adaptive therapy workflows, online quality assurance, program implementation, and clinical efficiencies.
The ViewRay booth will also feature demonstrations of the MRIdian System's adaptive workflow, which helps to improve targeting precision and accuracy to deliver higher, and potentially more effective, radiation doses. Demos can be booked online in advance of AAPM or in-person at the booth during the meeting. To reserve a demo or view the full schedule of in-booth presentations, please visit https://go.viewray.com/AAPM2019.
ViewRay®, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY), designs, manufactures and markets the MRIdian® radiation therapy system. MRIdian is built upon a proprietary high-definition MR imaging system designed from the ground up to address the unique challenges and clinical workflow for advanced radiation oncology. Unlike MR systems used in diagnostic radiology, MRIdian's high-definition MR was purposely built to deliver high-precision radiation without unnecessary beam distortion, and consequently, help to mitigate skin toxicity and other safety concerns that may otherwise arise when high magnetic fields interact with radiation beams. ViewRay and MRIdian are registered trademarks of ViewRay, Inc.
Intended Use: The MRIdian Linac System, with magnetic resonance imaging capabilities, is intended to provide stereotactic radiosurgery and precision radiotherapy for lesions, tumors, and conditions anywhere in the body where radiation treatment is indicated.
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