Oncology
IsoLoc Endorectal Balloon
IsoLoc Endorectal Balloon

Consistency where it counts.1


The IsoLoc Endorectal Balloon’s unique, customer-driven design is the result of collaborations with Radiation Oncologists, Therapists and Physicists with one goal in mind – to create a new standard for endorectal balloons (ERB) in the oncology space.

The design of IsoLoc not only addresses patient comfort, but also simplifies three challenging clinical scenarios that many physicians face when using radiation therapy for and/or in relation to the prostate. First, its gas-release tip removes rectal gas and reduces prostate motion for gaseous patients.2 Secondly, the structure of the ERB aids in defining the anatomy for difficult planning scenarios with post-radical patients.3 Lastly, IsoLoc repositions and lifts the bowel in patients that have a low-lying bowel.4



References: 
1 Comprehensive Study On Real-Time Prostate Gland Motion Between Patient Groups Undergoing Radiotherapy With And Without Daily Endorectal Balloon. K. Wang, N. Vapiwala, R. Scheuermann, J. Plastaras, V. Bar Ad, Z. Tochner, S. Both. et al., Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Int. J. Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Nov 2010; 78 Issue 3; Supplement PS683-S684 

2 Reduction Of Prostate Intrafraction Motion Using Gas-Release Rectal BalloonsZ. Su, T. Zhao, Z. Li, B. Hoppe, R. Henderson, W. Mendenhall, C. Nichols, R. Marcus, N. Mendenhall et al.University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, FL Int. J. Radiat Oncol. Bio Phys, Vol 81 Issue 2; Supplement PS780, October 2011 

3 Endorectal Balloon In Post-Operative Radiation Therapy For Prostate CancerL. K. Morikawa, R. Kudchadker, J. Kanke, M. Oyervides, S. Frank, A. K. Lee, K. Hoffman, S. Choi, Q. Nguyen, D.Kuban et al., MDACC,TX, Int. J. Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2010; Vol 78 Issue 3; Supplement PS395 

4 Dosimetric Impacts of Endorectal Balloon in CyberKnife Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Early-Stage Prostate CancerHong F. Xiang, Hsiao-Ming Lu, Jason A. Efstathiou, Anthony L. Zietman, Ricardo De Armas, Kathryn Harris, B. Nicolas Bloch, Muhammad Mustafa Qureshi, Sean Keohan, Ariel E. Hirsch, Internatiopnal Journal Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 2017 May; 18 Vol 3:37-43. 

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