Xoft® Axxent® HDR X-ray Source
The Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System® is a leading-edge technology that utilizes a proprietary miniaturized X-ray source to apply radiation directly to a tumor site. The Axxent X-ray Source delivers highdose rate, low energy radiation treatment without the use of radioactive isotopes. The Axxent Source mimics certain characteristics of the most common HDR brachytherapy isotope, 192Ir, but the low energy of the Axxent Source enables the procedure to be done in a minimally shielded setting under the supervision of a radiation oncologist.
All Xoft treatments must be performed with a thorough knowledge of radiation physics, proper planning, dosimetric calculations and knowledge of radio-biological effectiveness; therefore, we require that a radiation therapist/oncologist administer the use of the Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System. We do not support the use of the Xoft System by anyone other than radiation professionals (trained and certified). We rigorously enforce this, as patient safety and efficacy is preeminent to us.
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