A new system for patient fixation in radiotherapy.

  title={A new system for patient fixation in radiotherapy.},
  author={Anders Jakobsen and Peter Iversen and Carl C Gadeberg and J. Lundsgaard Hansen and M Hjelm-Hansen},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={8 2},
A new system for patient fixation in radiation treatment is described. The system consists of an airtight plastic bag with a contents of polysterol microspheres. A valve allows evacuation which results in a rigid close fitting cast. The system was compared with conventional foam cast fixation in 29 patients who were treated for carcinoma of the breast. The… CONTINUE READING