breast board

breast board

One of a number of boards used to retain the face of an excavation.
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The Memorial Sloan-Kettering oncologists designed a pallet that they call the breast board to help women more comfortably lie facedown for radiotherapy.
Standard bore CT systems constrain patient positioning by limiting the use of positioning devices like inclined breast boards, because the bore and scan field-of-view cannot accommodate a patient positioned off-center.