Royal Phillips to introduce interventional oncology solution for liver cancer

11 September 2016 (Last Updated September 11th, 2016 18:30)

Royal Phillips will introduce its latest interventional oncology solution, OncoSuite for minimally invasive treatment of liver cancer.

Royal Phillips will introduce its latest interventional oncology solution, OncoSuite for minimally invasive treatment of liver cancer.

OncoSuite is designed as an integrated solution to improve tumour embolisation and ablation procedures using Philips’ interventional X-ray systems and allows the physicians to target multiple tumour lesions simultaneously.

It is characterised by the company’s products for enhanced imaging (XperCT Dual), live 3D image guidance for tumour embolisation (EmboGuide) and live 3D image guidance for tumour ablation (XperGuide).

OncoSuite enables targeted treatment of an entire tumour and its feeder vessels without affecting the surrounding tissue or organs.

Its XperCT Dual feature enables better centering of the liver offering an improved visibility during the procedure of peripheral hepatic tumours in a single sweep and facilitating the ability to scan larger patients.

It also features LC Bead LUMI which offers visible confirmation of bead location during embolisation procedures in real time.

Additionally, OncoSuite is integrated with the new Wiper Movement to improve workflow with automatic Dual Phase imaging, enabling the physicians to get two 3D cone beam CT datasets at different times during the procedure.

"The new suite of solutions emphasises minimally invasive procedures to aid the physician’s decision for an appropriate therapy for each patient."

The new suite of solutions emphasises minimally invasive procedures to aid the physician’s decision for an appropriate therapy for each patient.

Philips image guided therapy systems business leader Ronald Tabaksblat said: “Minimally invasive, image-guided interventional oncology procedures are a highly effective option for patients who cannot be treated through conventional techniques such as surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

“Interventional oncology procedures are rapidly increasing and OncoSuite provides the first complete interventional oncology portfolio for interventional radiologists, enabling physicians to see the entire tumor and its feeder vessels to directly target treatment avoiding healthy tissue.”


Image: Surgeons carrying out treatment. Photo: courtesy of Koninklijke Philips N.V.