Integrated Brachytherapy Unit

What is Integrated Brachytherapy Unit?

Brachytherapy is an accepted treatment method in the field of radiation therapy and cancer. In radiation treatment, the radioactive material is placed in direct contact of the tumour. It can also be placed in direct contact with areas at risk after the tumour is removed.

Integrated Brachytherapy Unit with remote controlled HDR is used for the treatment of various types of cancers including prostate, breast, lung, nasopharynx and cervical. It is a concept that integrates all the techniques of brachytherapy treatment.

What makes the technology so unique?

With 0.5mm source positioning accuracy and an intuitive user interface, the technology at Medanta offers an optimised treatment delivery process. The latest technology of Brachytherapy reduces the ...

How does it help?

Brachytherapy radiations are enclosed in a protective capsule or wire. It allows the ionising radiations to kill the surrounding tissues. It stops the cancerous cell to grow and divide into the intervals.

Used to treat

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of Brachytherapy?

Brachytherapy is used as a standalone treatment for cancer. It may be used with chemotherapy or external radiation for curing cancer. There are lots of benefits of using brachytherapy for the treatment of cancer, but it has its own risks too, which the patient should know.

  • Radiation protection.
  • Short treatment times
  • Reduces risk of infection.
  • Minimal risk of side effects.
  • Shorter recovery times.
  • Decreased frequency of hospital visits.

  • Radiobiological disadvantage.
  • Side effects are specific to the area that is treated.
  • Tenderness and swelling for some time.

How does Medanta provide care?

Medanta offers cutting edge technology and state-of the- art treatment facilities designed to deliver healthcare at an affordable cost. The technology and equipment commissioned at Medanta is compa...

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