rotation therapy


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rotation therapy

[rō′tā·shən ‚ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Radiation therapy in which either the patient or the source of radiation is rotated, to permit a larger dose at the center of rotation within the patient's body than on any area of the skin.
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Contract: ra260684 - continuous lateral rotation therapy system.
This advantage was because of the characteristic of CDR-CAS-IMAT that involves 358[degrees] of rotation therapy, which can otherwise endanger organs and normal tissue that are relatively far away from the target area to accept an increase in the volume of low-dose irradiation.
Many hospitals use beds that provide Continuous Lateral Rotation Therapy (CLRT) to treat critically ill patients at risk for pneumonia or with acute lung injury.
Leslie led staff participation in a research project for Continuous Lateral Rotation Therapy (CLRT).