Thursday, December 30, 2010

Argentina's 1st Cyberknife

from the IV MB, by yyy60:

>>** translated from Spanish **

Noticias (Argentina magazine)
Society | Health & Technology
Dec 2010

In addition, the country became the first team of radiosurgery-ray that can treat tumors located anywhere in the body. Although the name would suggest that the surgery is not what CyberKnife (cyber knife in Castilian) ago. In reality, the system tumors bombarded by radiation and sub-millimeter accuracy. For that is equipped with a small particle accelerator and a robotic arm that manages power anywhere in the body and from any direction.


"Currently there are 200 CyberKnife installed worldwide, 110 in the United States and 41 in Japan, 2 in Venezuela, describes Vosen. The rest is in various countries and is expected to arrive soon to Argentina.

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