With a score of 93.1 out of 100, Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system earned the top ranking, receiving high marks for uptime, treatment times and planning speeds, according to KLAS research firm’s recently released customer survey, Radiation Therapy 2013: Striving for Accuracy and Upgradeability*.
The 2013 KLAS report states that “[Elekta] field service engineers are very available and perform effective preventive maintenance, as is evidenced by [the Perfexion system’s] extremely high uptime rates.” The report quotes a chief physicist respondent as saying “Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion never has downtime. That is partly because of the almost obsessive preventive maintenance done by Elekta. The Perfexion team is really here for us.”
The report also cites the rapid treatment times for patients and planning speed: “Perfexion users are very vocal about the precise treatment that works incredibly well for treating brain tumors. Because of the accuracy, the healthy tissue is not affected.”
*Radiation Therapy 2013: Striving for Accuracy and Upgradeability,© July, 2013, KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.www.KLASresearch.com