Breast board | Article about breast board by The Free Dictionary
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.
She organised a sponsored walk and with the help of family and friends raised pounds 3,000 to buy a breast board
for the ward where she was treated at the Northern Centre for Cancer 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.