PerFRACTION™listens for and captures daily (Fraction n) EPID image files for each patient fraction, then automatically processes and analyses compared to baseline, and saves the results to the database ready for tending or further investigation. Custom failure result notifications are automatically emailed. Detects errors from patient setup (including weight loss, shifts) and machine (including MLC, collimators). Also performed for pre-treatment (Fraction 0) QA. Supplied with a pre-configured Server, this is a web-based application, easily accessed from any networked computer.
Supports Varian & Elekta Linacs; Mosaiq & Aria R&V systems; and DICOM RT files from most TPS.
Up-coming: LOTS! Watch this space.
DoseCHECK™ is an automated, independent, secondary 3D dose volume calculation, using collapsed-cone convolution/superposition algorithm. Now you can analyse per-beam doses, clinical goals, DVHs and verify TPS dose calc. Supplied with a pre-configured Server, this is a web-based application, easily accessed from any networked computer.
ArcCHECK® is a 4D isotropic cylindrical detector array for rotational / IMRT patient QA & dosimetry plus machine QA. Designed specifically for VMAT / arc patient plan QA, and consists of 1,386SunPoint™ Diodes in a cylindrical geometry with heligrid design. Real-time updates: time-synchronised dose measurements and gantry angle-synchronised using virtual inclinometer. QA a3dll clinical photon beams including FFF. Easy setup, light-weight, single new blue PDI3 cable.
3DVH® for ArcCHECK® uses existing QA measurements (with Plug inserted) to predict impact on patient dose and DVH by processing data from the phantom-based geometry to 3D heterogeneous patient dose-based geometry using ‘Planned Dose Perturbation’ (PDP). Supports non-coplanar beams and plan comparison analysis.
3DVH® options: Respiratory MotionSim (from Version 3.0), TomoTherapy Interface plus software maintenance.
Respiratory MotionSim uses existing QA and CT measurements to simulate the dosimetric impact of target motion. Define motion trajectories and quantitatively evaluate the impact of organ motion on dose distribution.
MapCHECK™ is a 2D detector array with easy to use software for quick, precise and accurate patient plan QA of IMRT dose distributions (including FFF), electron treatments plus machine QA. Consists of 1,527 uniformly spaced in a field size of 32cm x 26cm. Real-time updates (50ms), user calibrations with single power/data cable.
MapCHECK™ options: 3DVH®,IMF™ or GMF™ (with Linac adapter plate) for gantry rotations measurements, Solid Water® HE, SRS Film QA for use with CyberKnife (and other stereotactic modalities) to analyse and convert scanned film image data to dose, for import into a TPS, plus software maintenance. Also FFF-upgrade for older MapCHECKs.
3DVH® for MapCHECK™ uses existing QA measurements to predict impact on patient dose and DVH by processing data from the phantom-based geometry to 3D heterogeneous patient dose-based geometry using ‘Planned Dose Perturbation’ (PDP).
PlanIQ™evaluates, scores and benchmarks treatment plan quality. Use to check feasibility of clinical goals for a patient-specific geometry, verify auto planning, compare plans and ultimately improve radiation oncology's treatment plan outputs.
IVD™2 & rf-IVD™2 system is a wireless diode in-vivo dosimetry system with Control Module and software for real-time patient radiation monitoring. Includes temperature compensation and tools to apply other corrector factors. Has 4 detector channels with ability to expand.
rf-IVD™2 options: detector pods, wall-mounted chargers &ISORAD™ Detector: Cylindrical SunPoint™ Diodes radiation-hardened detector used for an isotropic response in tangential beam treatments. Available for three ranges of photon energy, QED™ Detector: Flat SunPoint™ Diode radiation-hardened detector for measurements perpendicular to the radiation beam. Available for measurement of electron, skin and three ranges of photon energies.
PC Electrometer™is a compact, portable easy-to-use reference class electrometer with two measurement channels connects to computer via USB. Customisable PC software included, temperature probe input, fast warm-up time and all the reference class specifications.
PC Electrometer™ options: BNC or TNC connectors, 1D SCANNER™ (for full PDD functionality), ADCL Calibrations.
1D SCANNER™ is a small water tank for accurate relative and absolute point dose and depth scan measurements. Acquire ionisation curve data with Excel logging function, accommodates electron cones without shifting plus has automatic water level detection and pendant or software control. Includes universal detector for most thimble-type chambers.
3D SCANNER™is a large cylindrical water scanner with auto setup and an advanced database software to give fast, accurate and efficient machine commissioning & annual QA.
HARDWARE: Strong PMMA tank with ring drive mechanism ensures that detector maintains consistent orientation for all profiles. 65cm scanning range ensures 40cm diagonals at 30cm depth without a tank shift. RTP export to TPS systems and import other tank data. AUTOSETUP: Includes automated leveling, centering, water level detection & hysteresis correction to eliminate user subjectivity. SNC DOSIMETRY SOFTWARE: Organise by projects and queues. Includes pre-defined TPS collection queues or generate & customise your own. Results stored in a database for effective data management including easy query functionality. Data processing (centering, smoothing etc) traceable through layers with roll-back or comparison to raw data.
3D TPR™ directly and efficiently measures Tissue Phantom Ratios on the drain (1.5 minutes) or fill (3.5 minutes) cycles. Resolution 0.3 - 0.4mm. Use for commissioning, calculated TPR verification or ongoing QA.
WaterProof PROFILER™is a linear diode array of 127 SunPoint™ Diodes for use in place of a single chamber for fast TPS commissioning and ongoing QA. Use in air or in water to dramatically reduce the time required to collect dynamic wedges and other photon dosimetry including physical wedges and open fields. Attaches directly to 3D SCANNER™ - no tools or electrometer required.
SNC125c™ for the 3D SCANNER™ is a waterproof, fully guarded thimble ionisation chamber for scanning (field and reference) of photon and electron beams using the 3D SCANNER™. Thinner and elongated chamber volume design reduces the convolution of high dose gradient regions for profile and depth measurements, giving the sensitivity of a 0.125cc chamber but with a penumbra closer to a micro-chamber. White chamber body aids setup verification.
EDGE Detector™ is a diode detector for measuring in-water or in-air photon high dose gradients and small field PDD and profiles, including for SRS, SBRT & IMRT techniques, with high resolution and accuracy.
SNC350p™ is a waterproof, fully-guarded, parallel-plate Roos-type ion chamber, which minimises perturbation effects. To be used for reference, field and scanning dosimetry of Linac electron beams. White chamber body aids setup verification.
SNC350p™ options: TNC or BNC connectors.
SNC600c™ is a reference-class classic Farmer-type designed ionisation chamber which is waterproof, fully-guarded and vented. Use for photons and electrons in both slab phantoms and in water. White chamber body & rotational orientation mark aids setup accuracy.n.
SNC600c™ options: TNC or BNC connectors.
SNC MACHINE™ is a web-browser based automated, efficient and flexible database solution for analysing, storing and trending imaging and mechanical QA including VMAT tests, CBCT, WL, starshots and more. All hardware, software and services are pre-installed ready for use.
SNC Phantoms:MV-QA & kV-QA (imaging), FS-QA (including scaling, asymmetric light/radiation field alignment), and WL-QA imaging QA phantoms for daily, monthly & annual QA on MV beams, EPIDs and kV panels. Use in conjunction with SNC MACHINE™ to analyse images for commissioning and ongoing QA, (or use your existing phantoms).
StereoPHAN™ is an end-to-end Stereotactic QA testing including MRI & CT imaging, treatment planning such as image fusion QA, and delivery of treatment. Use to evaluate geometric accuracy such as optical/geometric isocentre, table indexing and CBCT to MV/kV alignment, plus absolute, point dose and film relative dose measurements. Requires no tools! Measure any plane - compatible with GammaKnife, BrainLab and Fraction head-frames.
Interchangeable inserts: film, ion chamber, CT/MRI (all 3 soon available for CyberKnife); MRI Signal generator & universal spacer.
IC PROFILER™ is used for Linac field installation, beam tuning, servicing and routine trending of beam characteristics. 251 ionisation chambers on X, Y and diagonal profiles acquires precise beam energy profiles real-time in one measurement. Analyse movie time plots, flatness, symmetry, output, field size, penumbra data, plus import water tank data and compare.
PROFILER™ 2is used for real-time beam scan information in X & Y axes in one measurement. Uses 139 SunPoint™ Diodes for monthly flatness and symmetry analysis, penumbra width, field size, light/radiation coincidence, beam centre & rotational sag QA.
PROFILER™ 2 options: IMF™, Electron Wedge for electron energy QA, water-equivalent or Solid Water® HE build-up slabs, GMF™ (with Linac adapter plate) for gantry rotations measurements.
Gantry Mounting Fixture (GMF™)fits in Linac accessory tray slot and holds IC PROFILER™array at 100cm SDD along with water equivalent slabs to enable accurate, stable measurement setup including while rotating the gantry. Can be used with electron cones up to 20x20sq.cm. Specify Elekta or Varian Linac type.
Isocentric Mounting Fixture (IMF™) fits in Linac accessory tray slot and holds array at 100cm SDD with water equivalent slabs to enable accurate, stable measurement setup including while rotating the gantry. Specify Varian, Elekta or Siemens Linac type.
Daily QA™ 3 uses ion chambers and SunPoint™ Diodes for photon and electron dose & energy, axial & transverse symmetry, flatness, plus radiation field alignment tests – all with one measurement per energy. Data collected automatically and available real-time in a trend-analysis database. Compatible with FFF, Tomotherapy and VMAT beams.
Solid Water® HE provides improved uniformity and durability for higher homogeneity and 0.5% equivalence for therapy and imaging energy ranges.
Standard and certified sizes available over a range of dimensions (including for the GMF™, IMR and 2D arrays) and thicknesses 01.cm to 5.0cm.
SNC DICOMListener is a software tool that 'listens' for an association from a TPS, then will group each patient dataset in the patient plan folder with subfolders for each DICOM file type (Structures, Plan, CT images etc) - ready for immediate use.
Essential for time-saving and workflow efficiencies.
Available free with ArcCHECK® and MapCHECK™ SNC Patient software.
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