Radiation Biophysics: SARRP Image guided pre-clinical irradiator
Enabling precision irradiation with sub-millimetre accuracy from variable beam direction after treatment planning
Imaging is performed using cone beam CT prior to targeting and irradiating with sub-millimetre accuracy from a number of angles (or continuous rotation) after treatment planning. The addition of a shutter now allows breathing gating to minimise the effect of organ movement during dose delivery and co-registration of images between treatment modalities allows targeting of sites not visible on CT. MRI guided radiotherapy is also possible.
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