Below are some of the important notes that should be learned that describes a simulator machine used in Radiation Therapy Planning and Treatment: Simulator is a machine which is capable of duplicating the geometry and mechanical movements of radiation therapy machines but use a diagnostic x-ray tube Primarily ...Continue reading »
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Tomotherapy represents the future of radiation therapy. Some of its major advantages are: Tomotherapy will do a quick CT scan before each treatment starts, to ensure the patient is aligned perfectly. A thin beam is rotated around the body, entering from many directions, while the couch simultaneously moves...Continue reading »
As Radiologic Technologists, I’m sure you are very familiar with the elements like polonium, radium, cobalt, radon and uranium, among others. Some of these radioactive elements are used for therapeutic purposes in the medical field. Let’s discuss about radium:Continue reading »