TITLE

Sicel wins reimbursement code for 1st radiation sensor

AUTHOR(S)
Yoffee, Lynn
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Diagnostics & Imaging Week;5/29/2008, Vol. 11 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the success of Sicel Technologies to get reimbursement code for its Dose Verification System (DVS), a wireless implantable radiation sensor and reader designed to help radiation oncologists determine if the radiation they are administering has hit its target. According to Michael Riddle, president/chief executive officer (CEO) of Sicel, DVS is cleared for use in breast and prostate cancer treatment. He added that the DVS helps clinicians target tumor site to minimize damage to the tissue around it.
ACCESSION #
32455733

 

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