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Brainlab Raises Awareness about Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Patients on World Cancer Day 2017

Medical technology leader highlights stereotactic radiosurgery as alternative to whole brain radiation therapy for patients with multiple brain metastases

Munich, February 3, 2017—In support of World Cancer Day 2017, which aims to bring global attention to cancer, Brainlab, a leader in cancer-fighting technologies, raises awareness about metastatic brain cancer and the revolutionary new methods being used to treat the disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 14 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year, with that number expected to rise by 70% over the next two decades. Cancers of the lung, breast, skin, colon and kidney present the highest risk of metastasizing to the brain.

Brainlab and Elekta Celebrate 50th Installation of ExacTrac with Versa HD

Use of combined technologies simplifies the complexities of stereotactic radiosurgery and offers more seamless workflow

MUNICH, JANUARY 11, 2017—Brainlab and Elekta announced today the installation of the 50th fully integrated system at Southampton General Hospital, which consists of Elekta’s Versa HD™ linear accelerator and ExacTrac® X-Ray, patient positioning and monitoring technology by Brainlab. Leading clinical institutions worldwide are increasingly selecting this combined solution for the precise delivery of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

First Japanese Cancer Center to Demonstrate Commitment to Radiotherapy Patient Safety and Treatment Quality with Novalis Certified

Third-party-administered, rigorous and voluntary certification process demonstrates Hiroshima High-Precision Radiotherapy Cancer Center’s ongoing commitment to high standards in radiotherapy delivery

Hiroshima, Japan, January 10, 2017 – Hiroshima High-Precision Radiotherapy Cancer Center (HIPRAC) announced today that it is the first cancer center in Japan to become Novalis® Certified. After a rigorous certification process conducted by a third party panel of experts, HIPRAC received certification of compliance for quality and patient safety standards in radiosurgery. Patients in the Hiroshima area now have another benchmark to measure safety and treatment quality when researching radiation therapy options for cancer treatment.

Brainlab ExacTrac Integrates Varian's PerfectPitch to Enable Highly Accurate Radiosurgery Treatments With Advanced 6D Correctional Accuracy

Combined technologies provide an integrated treatment approach for fast and precise cranial and body SRS and SBRT

MUNICH, December 15, 2016/Business Wire/ - Brainlab released ExacTrac® 6.2, a new version of its successful room-based patient positioning system providing full interoperability with the PerfectPitch™ six-degrees-of-freedom couch from Varian Medical Systems. This full integration enables customers who have a Varian TrueBeam™ linear accelerator equipped with PerfectPitch and ExacTrac to reap the combined benefits of the two systems. Clinicians are now able to utilize the highly accurate patient positioning and monitoring capabilities of ExacTrac with the precise 6D robotic alignment of PerfectPitch for all radiosurgery cases in the brain and body.

Novalis Circle Hosts Symposium on Latest Neurosurgical Developments in the Treatment of High-Grade Gliomas

Defining new treatment opportunities for patients with recurring disease

Scottsdale, AZ, Friday, November 18, 2016 - The Novalis Circle, a worldwide network of clinicians dedicated to the advancement of radiosurgery, today announced an advanced symposium to be held during the 21st Annual Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology at the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Hotel, November 17 - 20, 2016.

Elekta and Brainlab improve Interoperability and Treatment Capabilities in Stereotactic Neurosurgery Treatments

MADRID, September 29, 2016 – Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) and Brainlab announced today at the European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN) meeting in Madrid that they have entered into a technical exchange agreement regarding the new software from Brainlab, Elements Stereotaxy* and Elekta’s new precise delivery system, Leksell® Vantage™ Stereotactic System**.

TraumaCad Sales Cement Brainlab Position as UK Market Leader for Orthopedic Surgical Planning

70% of UK Hospitals Now Equipped with TraumaCad Orthopedic Digital Templating

London, September 28, 2016 - Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, announced today that it has solidified its position as the dominant force in orthopedic surgical planning, adding 20 new TraumaCad® sites in the United Kingdom in the past 12 months. With consistent annual sales growth in the U.K. of approximately 10 percent, TraumaCad is now available in nearly 70 percent of hospitals in the U.K.

Novalis Circle Symposium Focuses on Emerging Role of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Patients with Spine Bone Metastasis

An evening of scientific exchange highlights latest technical innovations and clinical best practices

Boston, September 26, 2016—The Novalis® Circle hosted a symposium at this year’s American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting to present and discuss topics related to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) treatment benefits in patients with spine metastasis. At the center of the scientific agenda, world-renowned experts highlighted current clinical evidence from leading institutions around the world who are at the forefront of improving pain management in spine disease. The growing benefit of stereotactic radiosurgery as up-front treatment for radio-resistant tumors or as part of multi-disciplinary care in conjunction with spine separation surgery were some of the new treatment paradigms highlighted by the speakers.

Brainlab Incorporates Arc Trajectory Optimization in Next Generation Cranial Radiosurgery Software

New algorithm creates patient-specific arc trajectories by penalizing geometric collisions with critical structures and rewarding steep dose gradients

Washington, DC, July 29, 2016— Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, will showcase innovations for the complete radiosurgery process, including arc trajectory optimization, at this year’s AAPM (American Association of Physicists in Medicine) Annual Meeting, July 31 - August 4 in Washington, DC.

The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Hospital Demonstrates Commitment to New Standard in Radiosurgery

The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse successfully passed the Novalis Certified Process

Sydney, May 23, 2016—Brainlab announced today that The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse hospital in Camperdown, Sydney has successfully completed Novalis Certified, which confirms compliance with a new standard for quality and patient safety in radiosurgery. In order to earn this certification, The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse hospital displayed adherence to a set of standardized quality and safety requirements for their stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) program, including a review of technological, training, personnel and quality assurance requirements by the world-renowned physicist, Timothy Solberg, PhD from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S.

Neurosurgery Developments in the Treatment of High Grade Gliomas


The Novalis® Circle invites you to join a symposium during the 21st Annual Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) in Scottsdale. Our event will be hosted in the Dorado Room of the Fairmont Princess Hotel on Friday, November 18th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Experience Innovations in Imaging, Image Review and Planning


Join Brainlab for a look at our latest technologies for image review, imaging, navigation and planning at NASS 2016.

Experience the Latest in Image Review, Intraoperative Spine Imaging and Navigation


Join Brainlab for a look at our latest technologies for image review, imaging and navigation at EUROSPINE 2016.

Optimize Planning Processes for Cranial and Spinal Indications


Brainlab will be showcasing the new Elements Cranial and Spine SRS software at this year’s Annual Congress of the French Society of Radiation Oncology (SFRO) in Paris.

Explore the New Website


Novalis® Circle is now better than ever. We are very excited to announce the relaunch of for all Novalis Program users. While the web address remains the same,, the re-designed site offers new ways to engage with peers and a next-generation platform to communicate, collaborate, engage and develop new ideas.

Enhance Your SRS Workflows with Brainlab Elements


Join Brainlab at booth #10013 to demo the latest Elements for Cranial, Spine and Multiple Brain Mets.

Advancements in Neuronavigation and Intraoperative Imaging


At this year’s European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Congress, Brainlab presents the latest innovations that support comprehensive neurosurgical workflows.

Elements DICOM Viewer Web-based


Brainlab DICOM Viewer Web-based provides the surgeon with independence to access images from any location or device as well as from radiology.

Optimization of Planning and Processes for Cranial and Spinal Indications


Brainlab will be showcasing the new Elements Cranial and Spine SRS* software at this year’s Annual Congress of the Spanish Radiosurgery Society (SER) in Granada.

Converting Data into Valuable Surgical Information