Device And Method For Immobilizing Patients For Breast Radiation Therapy

Abstract

According to the improved systems and methods described herein, a patient may be immobilized so that one or both breasts are returned to a known position. Additionally, the improved systems and methods reduce respiratory movement of the breasts. Thus, the immobilization devices and techniques described herein provide accurate and reproducible breast positioning while simultaneously reducing respiratory motion.


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  • Publication: Sep 3, 2013
  • Application: Jul 2, 2012
    US US 201213540475 A
  • Priority: Jul 2, 2012
    US US 201213540475 A
  • Priority: May 19, 2009
    US US 51552309 A
  • Priority: Nov 20, 2007
    US US 2007/0085309 W
  • Priority: Nov 21, 2006
    US US 86681406 P

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