respiratory gating


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respiratory gating

any technique that derives a signal from breathing to trigger an electronic circuit, such as for data collection during expiration.
See also: navigator echo.

res·pi·ra·to·ry gat·ing

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē gāt'ing)
Any technique that derives a signal from breathing to trigger an electronic circuit, such as for data collection during expiration.
See also: navigator echo

respiratory gating

Medical image information consistently collected during a specific phase of respiration. It is used in radiation oncology to minimize the exposure of tissues around a tumor to radiation, while maximizing the dosage given directly to the tumor.
See also: gating
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Varian's RPM Respiratory Gating System assists in the delivery of conformal radiation therapy by helping compensate for tumor movement that occurs as a patient breathes.
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In a technique called respiratory gating, the TrueBeam sends out radiation only when the tumor is within the beam's line of delivery.
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GE Healthcare's Advantage 4D CT with Varian Medical Systems' respiratory gating system has significantly impacted radiation therapy planning.
The proton beams is capable of reaching nearly a 32cm depth into the body and a rotational gantry can help irradiate at any angle and can be used with respiratory gating.
Varian is also spotlighting its new respiratory gating system for Siemens CT scanners.
Vision RT Limited is a UK based company that has developed a novel approach to enhance the crucial process of patient setup, surveillance and respiratory gating during radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer.
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who uses RPM respiratory gating in her practice to minimize dose to the heart when treating cancer of the left breast.
Advanced applications utilizing acquired data from LightSpeed RT16 are further enabled by up to 16 frames-per-second (fps) reconstruction capabilities and 4D respiratory gating compatibility.
For radiation therapy planning, the recently introduced CT Respiratory Gating application permits the visualization of lung tumors during breathing.

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