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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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.
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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.