Renowned medical university will install IntraOp’s electron IORT technology to bring Image Guided Electron Therapy to Salzburg, Austria.
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 17, 2019
IntraOp Medical Corporation announced today that University Hospital Salzburg (SALK) Austria has purchased the IntraOp’s third generation Mobetron and advanced treatment planning software, to pursue implementing Image Guided Electron Therapy (IGET) for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) clinically.
The Paracelsus Medical University Hospital Salzburg has been a pioneering thought leader in IORT for more than 20 years. Professor Felix Sedlmayer, head of radiation oncology and president of the International Society of IORT (ISIORT) said: “We consider Mobetron as a perfect platform for further development of our IORT program and to implement image guided 3D treatment planning.”
Prof. Sedlmayer is the Principal Investigator in the ongoing HIOB trial (Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation preceded by Intra-Operative Radiotherapy with Electrons as anticipated Boost). HIOB is the largest prospective multi-institutional trial studying the benefits of electron IORT in the treatment of breast cancer.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Professor Sedlmayer and the team at University Hospital Salzburg and providing the most advanced IORT technology available today,” said Derek T. DeScioli, Chief Executive Officer of IntraOp Medical Corporation. “Their institution has been a pioneer in IORT from the beginning, and we look forward to working with them to advance the research and technology to the next level of sophistication.”
IntraOp will be providing to University Hospital Salzburg its third generation Mobetron technology including automatic soft docking, Prelude® IORT Management system and Radiance® 3D treatment planning as well high density radiotranslucent applicators compatible with Image Guided Electron Therapy.
About IntraOp Medical Corporation
IntraOp® is the leading innovator of electron radiation devices for treating cancer as an adjunct to invasive surgical procedures. As the developer and manufacturer of Mobetron®, IntraOp pioneered the world’s first portable, self-shielded LINAC used for electron-based Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT). Over 20,000 patients in 16 countries have benefited from Mobetron IORT. Based in Sunnyvale, California, IntraOp is a cancer care company uniting radiation and surgical oncology in the fight against cancer. For more information, please visit https://intraop.com.
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We consider Mobetron as a perfect platform for further development of our IORT program and to implement image guided 3D treatment planning.