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CIVCO will Showcase New Innovations Focusing on Patient Comfort at ESTRO 35

Coralville, Iowa, (April 26, 2016) CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of comprehensive motion management solutions for radiation oncology, will be exhibiting their latest innovations and new product partnership focusing on patient comfort at the European Society for Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) Congress in Turin, Italy, 29 April – 03 May, 2016. 

CIVCO will also be spotlighting several new products including the unique Pearltec technology providing compassion for compression. Pearltec AG, a Switzerland based company, together with the ETH Zurich and other renowned institutes, have developed an innovative and patented product technology consisting of soft and mobile polystyrene beads combined with inflatable air chambers, thereby creating individual and gentle placement, positioning and fixation.

“CIVCO Radiation Oncology is honored to partner with Pearltec AG to improve patient care” said Nat Geissel, Executive Vice President and General Manager. “CIVCO is continually driven to positively impact patient care by offering integrated solutions that increase patient comfort and satisfaction. Our partnership with Pearltec AG demonstrates our commitment to that purpose.”


NEW! Body Pro-Lok Rails-Only Solution for SBRT Treatments

CIVCO’s Body Pro-Lok One Rails-Only solution for use with Exact® & IGRT-style couchtops provides a method for utilizing the Body Pro-Lok™ Bridges, Respiratory Belt and accessories without a full platform.  This full compatibility allows for customization of setup to meet the patient’s needs and creates an ideal workflow between Linac and CT couchtops with EXACT® or IGRT indexing. 


Coming Soon! Wide Respiratory Plate and Pearltec Cushion for Body Pro-Lok ONE™ SBRT Compression (510(k) Pending)

Body Pro-Lok ONE provides one simple solution for complex SBRT patient setups featuring the ONEBridge™ with innovative lateral and tilting offset and variable height adjustment capability.  The new Wide Respiratory Plate provides abdominal compression and diffuses pressure across the abdominal region, resulting in a more tolerable compression for the patient.  A specifically designed Pearltec cushion provides an added dimension of customized comfort by forming to the contours of the patient during inflation, providing an additional level of comfort and contoured pressure between the patient and the respiratory plate.


New C-Qual M™ Breastboard Featuring the Monarch™ Overhead Arm Positioner

The innovative C-Qual M Breastboard is indexable for efficient, accurate setups and features an enhanced bottom stop that comfortably supports the patient. The new Monarch Overhead Arm Positioner is designed to match body contours for optimal arm support and includes dual function hand grips allowing for enhanced wrist comfort and increased positioning options. These new innovations are made from image-friendly materials that are compatible with multiple treatment imaging modalities.


Protura and TheraView Interface Now Available

The Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System now interfaces with TheraView using the TheraView Couch Setup Assistant (TCSA). Once TheraView calculates or imports the 6D match results, the TCSA directly controls the Protura motion to safely and efficiently correct patient set-up errors in all 6 degrees of freedom.

These new products and many more immobilization and patient positioning solutions to increase patient comfort, patient outcomes and satisfaction will be on display and available for demonstration at booth 5900!


About CIVCO

CIVCO Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience and offers cutting-edge medical technology to a diverse group of medical professionals. CIVCO Radiation Oncology designs, manufactures and markets comprehensive motion management solutions to improve patient outcomes and increase clinical productivity for head & neck, breast, lung, abdomen, prostate and other treatment sites. Products include couchtops and overlays for linear accelerators and imaging systems, advanced patient immobilization solutions, robotic patient positioning, advanced fiducial markers, and immobilization/positioning equipment and consumables.

Corporate information is available at www.CIVCO.com.

For further information please contact:
Shelli Locklear 
Marketing Manager
CIVCO Medical Solutions
Tel: 319-248-6619
Shelli.Locklear@civco.com

COPYRIGHT © 2016. CIVCO IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF CIVCO MEDICAL SOLUTIONS.  BODY PRO-LOK, BODY PRO-LOK ONE, C-QUAL M, MONARCH AND ONEBRIDGE ARE TRADEMARKS OF CIVCO. ALL PRODUCTS MAY NOT BE LICENSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CANADIAN LAW. 2016C1086