A translational couch technique for total body irradiation.


We have constructed a computer controlled translational couch to administer total body irradiation reproducibly and safely. The system has replaced the previous stationary anterior-posterior technique in our institution and 30 plus patients have been treated with it so far. In this technique, patients comfortably lie on a couch in supine and prone positions… (More)


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@article{Sarfaraz2001ATC, title={A translational couch technique for total body irradiation.}, author={Mehrdad Sarfaraz and Cedric X. Yu and D. J. Chen and Lawrence Der}, journal={Journal of applied clinical medical physics}, year={2001}, volume={2 4}, pages={201-9} }