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WFR/Aquaplast Corp and Q-Fix Systems LLC

440 Church Rd
Avondale, PA 19311 United States
Phone:(610) 288-0585
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Overview: WFR-Aquaplast and Qfix Systems is a world leader in radiotherapy patient positioning and immobilization. Our thermoplastic, Aquaplast RT™ is the most recognized brand of radiotherapy patient immobilization thermoplastic in the US, and possibly the world. Invented in 1975, Aquaplast RT™ was the first low temperature thermoplastic to be used in the radiotherapy community. Aquaplast RT™ is used to create a rigid mask, or shell, that positions and immobilizes a patient during a radiotherapy procedure. In early 2001, WFR/Aquaplast formed an alliance with a nearby carbon fiber engineering and design firm. At that time this firm had a great deal of experience in producing radiotranslucent products for the diagnostic imaging industry, such as carbon fiber surgery tables, but had little experience in producing radiotherapy treatment devices. WFR/Aquaplast had a good understanding of what the radiation therapy community required for patient immobilization, but had no way of bringing these ideas to fruition, as they had previously relied on distributors to manufacture immobilization devices. This alliance evolved into Qfix Systems LLC.
UMDC Code: 105971
Fax: (610) 288-0588
Email: sales@q-fix.com
Website: http://www.q-fix.com
Company Type: Private
Business Started: 1975
Business Lines: Manufacturer/Exporter
Quality Regulations: CE_MARK
Sales Channels: Direct/Distributors

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This patented head and neck device is revolutionary in that it seamlessly integrates shoulder depression. Prior to the development of the AccuFix Cantilever Board, therapists tried to depress the patients shoulders with ropes or straps or by using large costly pieces of thermoplastic.
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The Base of Skull (BoS) Headframe is specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of proton therapy for patient immobilization and beam transmission.
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The CURVE Board positions the head, neck, and shoulders using custom formed Aquaplast RT and Fibreplast disposable S-Frames
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The Base of Skull (BoS) Frame is specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of proton therapy for patient immobilization and beam transmission.
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The PARAMOUNT Prone Breastboard provides a rapidly growing alternative to supine position breast treatment for patients that can tolerate a face down position.
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The Qfix Carbon Fiber Pelvis System uses the widely popular leg wedge technique for easy and accurate pelvis target repositioning. This system flattens the lower lumbar for added comfort and repeatability.
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The Stradivarius SBRT system is optimized for use with the kVue Couchtop. As a kVue Insert the Stradivarius is the couchtop surface and the treatment device, thus significantly reducing secondary electron generation from treatment fields that would pass through the couchtop surface.
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The Tilt-Pro Tilting Base allows precise angling of the head in both prone and supine treatments to avoid critical structures. The Tilt-Pro adapts easily to most treatment tabletops, simulator and CT tables.
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Vac-Q-fix cushions are custom formed for patient comfort and positioning accuracy, becoming rigid when vacuum is applied. They can be easily cleaned and reused after each course of treatment.
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