treatment port

treatment port

Treatment portal Radiation oncology The mechanical opening through which a beam of therapeutic radiation is delivered–the beam impinges on a single surface area of the skin–defined by the collimated radiation beam of the device used to deliver RT; one RT region, area, or field may have > one TP converging on it. See Radiation oncology simulation, Simulation, Simulator, Therapeutic radiology treatment planning, Treatment field.
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Digital images of the treatment port are quickly captured and can be displayed automatically throughout each fraction without the need of operator intervention.
In addition, ARTISTE will provide synchronized image and dose monitoring, quality cone beam information correlated with the treatment plan, and both entrance and exit treatment ports.

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