Updated Varian Brachytherapy Applicator Receives Clearance

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Oncology NEWS InternationalOncology NEWS International Vol 16 No 4
Volume 16
Issue 4

Updated Varian Brachytherapy Applicator Receives Clearance

PALO ALTO, California—FDA has granted Varian Medical Systems 510K clearance to market its Esophagus Bougie Set, a brachytherapy applicator designed specifically for intraluminal treatment of esophageal cancer. According to Varian, the new technology allows optimal positioning of the applicator set in reference to the tissue being treated and can be used with Varian's full range of VariSoruce and GammaMed HDR afterloaders.

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