Vietnamese surgeons use Axesse Elekta to remove tumor for cancer patient

For the very first time, surgeons of the Central Hospital Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue used Elekta Axesse to remove tumor measuring 8x6,7 x 6,5cm for a 88 year old man.

88 year old man in Thua Thien –Hue Province has liver cancer. Before, the hospital had a meeting with medical experts in French Maria Curie about the man’s health condition to ask for a consultation for best treatment.

Dr. Pham Nhu Hiep, the hospital’s director said that because the patient is old and his big tumor is lying in the special position that doctors can not use other treatment methods.

After the consultation meeting, Vietnamese surgeons decided to use Axesse Elekta therapy for the first time in treating liver tumor.

Elekta Axesse is designed to treat a wide range of targets throughout the body, including cranial lesions and tumors in the spine, lung, prostate, and liver. Elekta Axesse is a well-proven medical linear accelerator for treating specific diseases within the head and body. It offers the latest in stereotactic radiation therapy and is well known for its versatility.

The high degree of accuracy achieved with Elekta Axesse enables fewer treatment sessions, shorter hospital visits and enhanced patient comfort through less physical and mental stress.  e most common indications, or diseases, treated by Elekta Axesse are located in the spine, lung, liver, prostate and brain.

By staff writer – translated by Anh Quan

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