Glossary

What is Desiccant and What Does it Do?

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Each month, Radparts features specials on a two different parts or supplies necessary for the overall operation of a linac system. In August, Radparts is offering $4 off of desiccant and $5 off of PSI water gauges. A water gauge is pretty straightforward; it measures water pressure as it flows through a linear accelerator, but what is desiccant? What does it do? Desiccant is defined Read More

How Linear Accelerators Cool Off During the Summer Heat

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July’s part specials feature half off pricing on gantry and stand water joints, but many of you may be wondering, “How essential are these parts to a linac system and what do they do?” Great question! During this month’s part spotlight, these linac parts will be broken down and examined to show customers how each one keeps a linac cool in the summer heat. Both Stand Read More

Linear Accelerator Parts Spotlight: Thyratrons and Pendant Cables

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Linear accelerators have a variety of different parts that are vital for proper operation. Each month, Radparts features specials on linear accelerator parts that provide customers with deals on the parts they need. This month’s specials are on Thyratrons and Pendant cables. For the layman, here is an in-depth look into each of these parts including their individual functions and how each functions in a Read More

Linear Accelerator Radiation

Linear accelerator radiation is used in a variety of medical treatments, from radiation therapy to treat cancer to x-ray technology to show broken bones. Linear accelerators come in a wide variety of sizes from some as small as a six inches to the largest that is over two miles long. This device has a number of useful functions and would be a great addition to Read More

IGRT Radiation Therapy

IGRT radiation therapy is simply employing the frequent use of images during the process of administering radiation therapy in order to improve the exactness and meticulousness of the delivery of the treatment. In IGRT radiation therapy, the machines that deliver radiation like linear accelerators are fully equipped with advanced imaging technology; this will help the physician image the tumor quickly before or during the administration Read More

IGRT IMRT

IGRT (Image-guided radiation therapy) and IMRT (Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy) used in the treatment of cancer. IGRT IMRT are both treatment aids that can come equipped with linear accelerators in order to deliver radiation. IGRT IMRT treatment aids need to be in really great working condition in order to deliver quality treatment to patients who suffer from cancer. Acceletronics is the go-to place for every hospital Read More

IMRT IGRT

IMRT (Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy) and IGRT (Image-guided radiation therapy) are used in the treatment of cancer. IMRT IGRT both have the same thing in common, they are both equipped with linear accelerators in order to deliver radiation. IMRT IGRT treatment aids need to be in top working condition in order to deliver quality treatment to cancer patients. Acceletronics is definitely every hospital and health care Read More

IMRT Radiation Therapy

IMRT radiation therapy (Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy) is a highly developed mode of high precision radiotherapy that is known to employ computer controlled linear accelerator device in order to deliver uniform radiation doses to malignant tumors or specific areas that are within the tumor. IMRT radiation therapy equipment will need to be in good working condition if they are going to be used for treating cancer Read More

Linear Accelerator Parts

No radiation oncology department is ever complete without linear accelerator equipment. So what happens if the equipment is not performing optimally? Buying a brand new linear accelerator is sure going to cost a fortune. With the right linear accelerator parts and the right service personnel, the device will be as good as new! Acceletronics is where you are sure of getting ONLY top quality linear Read More

Linear Accelerator Radiation Therapy

Whether you are expanding your existing oncology department or are building a new cancer treatment wing, you best bet is to look at the advantages to using linear accelerator radiation therapy for your patients. There are several advantages to using this type of treatment as compared to other, older methods of radiation therapy. There have been many advances to the oncology treatment services over the Read More