Adaptiiv On Demand: Nova Surface Brachytherapy Applicator for the Nose

Freeman Health System Patient Case Study


Adaptiiv Medical Technologies Inc. (Adaptiiv) empowers cancer centers with regulatory-cleared software for designing and 3D printing patient-specific radiotherapy accessories.

This case study offers a compelling showcase of Adaptiiv’s software in action within clinical radiation oncology. It demonstrates how the software adeptly handles complex anatomical challenges, specifically in the creation of a customized nasal applicator.

Freeman Health Systems


Check out this recent nose case from Freeman Health System. Using Adaptiiv software, the team was able to customize not only transfer tube location and orientation for two different lesions within the same applicator, but also embed a groove for an edge detector. 

Figure 1. Nova Surface Brachytherapy Applicator

Clinical & Operational Benefits

  • Customized tunnel standoff and spacing enhanced treatment precision and conformity
  • Outsourced manufacturing removing messy or time-consuming applicator creation  
  • Smooth, transparent, professional-looking applicator