Cone beam images are analogous to port films
, which we have kept in MOSAIQ(R) for medical and legal purposes as a record of where we treated," Gibbs notes.
The 2000RT can also now import DRR images to the CR workstation and display them next to port films
for direct comparisons, without needing an image management system.
PlanarView(TM) will be similar in use to existing MV port films
, but will provide diagnostic quality images at very low doses.
Beaulieu said, "BEAMVIEW is now commonly used as a replacement for port films
for most treatment sites.
Plus, it not only replaces time consuming port films
but also give the clinicians the tools they need, such as the sophisticated TargetCheck(R) software, to perform advanced IGRT.
breast, prostate) now rely almost exclusively on electronic portal imaging devices for set-up verification, making this important step easier and quicker than taking standard port films