Zap announces Swiss installation of brain tumor system

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

May 13, 2021 -- Zap Surgical Systems announced that its new Zap-X gyroscopic radiosurgery platform for the treatment of brain tumors will be installed at a center in Switzerland.

The platform will be installed at the Swiss Neuro Radiosurgery Center, an organization within the Swiss Clinical Neuroscience Institute in Zurich, Switzerland, the company said in a statement.

Zap-X uses gyroscopic motion to direct radiosurgical beams from a multitude of angles, precisely concentrating radiation to the tumor target, Zap Surgical said. The Swiss center estimated patients will begin to receive treatment with Zap-X this summer.


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