breast board

breast board

One of a number of boards used to retain the face of an excavation.
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With unrivalled patient clearance, patients receiving radical breast treatment can be treated with both arms raised while supported on a breast board.
The Memorial Sloan-Kettering oncologists designed a pallet that they call the breast board to help women more comfortably lie facedown for radiotherapy.
3 Breast Boards and Head Supports for more exacting and comfortable patient positioning during radiation treatment.
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.
Biograph mCT's large 78 cm bore can also help to alleviate patients' sense of claustrophobia and allows better positioning of RTP devices, such as breast boards, and makes scanning of obese patients easier.