Elekta out of Stockholm, Sweden has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its XiO spot scan planning software for use in preparation for Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy. The software aims to make it easy and intuitive to plan the beam path and therapy dose delivered to the tumor.
Some details about the XiO software from the product page:
XiO supports a range of treatment modalities, including 2D, 3D, MLC-based IMRT, solid compensator-based IMRT and brachytherapy. Dynamic conformal arc therapy and stereotactic delivery also are supported.
With automated image fusion, XiO delivers rapid and reliable registration of multiple data sets. Automated contouring tools, including patented auto-segmentation functionality and powerful drawing and editing features, allow quick and easy identification and delineation of target volumes and critical structures.
* Broad Beam supports uniform scanning, wobbled beams and scattered beams. Spread-out Bragg Peak (SOBP) can be created via rotating wheels and ripple filters. Apertures and range compensators are supported
* Spot Scanning with Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy (IMPT) includes nuclear interactions, subspots, apertures and range shifters.
Press release: Elekta Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for XiO Software to Plan Spot Scanning for Proton Therapy…
Product page: XiO …