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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With the availability of the SDX respiratory gating system, patients are treated while voluntarily holding their breath, reducing motion of the target area.
Inoue, "Deep-inspiration breath-hold PET/CT versus free breathing PET/CT and respiratory gating PET for reference: evaluation in 95 patients with lung cancer," Annals of Nuclear Medicine, vol.
Respiratory gating in magnetic resonance imaging: improved image quality over non-gated images for equal scan time.
With respiratory gating approaches, the patient continues breathing normally.
Varian Medical Systems announced that it received FDA clearance for patient position monitoring capabilities added to the company's Real-time Position Management (RPM) Respiratory Gating System, which synchronizes imaging and radiation therapy treatment with a patient's respiratory cycle.
(Palo Alto CA) won approval for its RPM respiratory gating system, which is used to synchronize imaging and radiation therapy treatment with a patient's respiratory cycle.
The C-RAD SIGRT solution is packaged with modules for patient positioning, respiratory gating and motion monitoring during treatment.
The company added that these systems will be delivered with the complete C-Rad software suite with modules for patient positioning, respiratory gating and motion monitoring during treatment to ensure exceptionally high precision and efficiency.
"We already have built in the ability to export a radiotherapy (RT) structure set for RT planning, but I believe the next step is to bring in more of these pieces, including respiratory gating and full simulation capability."
The Catalyst HD system will be delivered with the complete software configuration with modules for Respiratory Gating, Patient Setup and Positioning and Motion Monitoring.
Contract notice: Bs 7/16 supply and installation of optical positioning system and verify the position of the patient with respiratory gating function and stereotactic radiotherapy.
According to the company, the Catalyst system will be delivered with the complete software suite with modules for Respiratory Gating, Patient Setup and Positioning and Motion Monitoring.

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