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Autonomous Medical Physics QA

Cancer treatment is evolving at an ever faster pace. Radiation therapy systems and techniques are continuously becoming more complex, and QA must evolve accordingly. Here at Luca Medical Systems, we are dedicated to developing autonomous Medical Physics QA devices that can meet the stringent requirements for optimal measurement accuracy while simultaneously reducing workflow time and complexity

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OriQA

Autonomous Brachytherapy QA

The OriQA Autonomous HDR Brachytherapy Phantom streamlines the workflow for acquiring dwell position, dwell time and relative source activity measurements for HDR Brachytherapy QA. It allows for automated, rapid acquisition of QA data while minimizing sources of error associated with traditional data acquisition techniques. Drastically exceeding the recommended clinical requirements, the system provides the utmost confidence in performing even the most complex of brachytherapy treatments. Comprehensive reports are generated automatically and all data is digitized for automated upload to QA database systems.

Klio

Cloud-Based QA Database

Klio is Luca Medical Systems’ answer to centralized, cloud-based medical physics QA data management. Though the concept of a cloud-based database of QA data is nothing new, Klio’s underlying architecture standardizes the data to allow inter-machine and cross-institutional parameter analysis. Klio is also fully customizable to suit you clinic’s needs, allowing custom forms and algorithms to be employed for data analysis.

Medical Physics machine QA should be straightforward, accurate, and as automated as possible, allowing physicists to focus more on patient duties.

Automated Accurate Dwell Acquisition

Rapid radioluminescent image acquisition allows for pinpoint positional and temporal measurement accuracy of HDR brachytherapy seeds.

Relative Radioactivity Tracking

Relative source activity is tracked with every acquisition to monitor radioactive decay, verify source integrity and ensure accurate treatment planning.

Automatically Generated Digital Reports

Data is processed in near real time and digital QA reports are automatically generated immediately following data acquisition. These reports are fully customizable to suit your institution and can be signed digitally, simplifying the approval process.

Cloud-based Data Management

Upload your data and reports directly to Klio, Luca Medical Systems’ cloud-based QA data management service. View data longitudinally to observe measurement trends and catch issues before they happen.

Automated Workflow

Dwell position, time, and source activity all acquired in a single click of a button.

Superior Accuracy

Radioluminescent visualization employing industrial machine vision hardware is orders of magnitude more accurate.

Digital Reports and Data Management

Automatically generated reports and data tracking integration with Klio.

VS.

Conventional Methods

Manual Measurements

Individual measurements must be acquired separately.

Rudimentary Measurement Tools

Stopwatches, rulers, simple cameras.

Manual Data Management

Data must be entered manually into spreadsheets.

80 µm

Dwell Position Accuracy

12 ms

Dwell Time Accuracy

2 min

Total time for data acquisition, processing and report generation

1.5 %

Relative Activity Accuracy

Medical Physics QA Solutions

Luca Medical Systems Inc. is a Bay Area startup company dedicated to advancing the automation and organization of medical physics quality assurance (QA). We are employing computer vision and artificial intelligence to develop automated hardware and software that will increase the accuracy of QA measurements all while reducing the complexity and optimizing workflow. In developing these automated tools, we hope to initiate a paradigm shift in medical physics QA in radiation therapy clinics worldwide, leading to improved cancer care. As a company, we pride ourselves in our healthy, inclusive culture that promotes productivity through employee happiness and fulfilment of personal goals.