Pelvic Prone Board™

The MacroMedics® Pelvic Prone Board™ is an anatomically shaped prone positioning device for patients undergoing treatment in the pelvic region. It offers a patient friendly, comfortable design.

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An optional indexed Pron Pillo helps to further increase patient support and set-up reproducibility. The Pelvic Prone Board is lightweight, rigid and indexable. The region of interest (R.O.I.) consists of a specifically designed low attenuation carbon fiber sandwich construction with optimized dosimetric properties1 to allow ‘arc’ techniques.

With the Pelvic Prone Board, it is possible to obtain a significant reduction of the irradiated small bowel volume.3

130600 PPBCSPC Pelvic Prone Board, carbon fiber, with small prone cushion
130650 PPBSPMR Pelvic Prone Board, glass fiber, with small prone chusion MR safe
116850 PPBB Adjustable Pron Prillo for the Pelvic Prone Board


References:
3 Reduction of irradiated small bowel volume and accurate patient positioning by use of a bellyboard device in pelvic radiotherapy of gynecological cancer patients.
3 Systematic review of the role of a belly board device in radiotherapy delivery in patients with pelvic malignancies.

 

The Pelvic Prone Board features:

  • R.O.I. is designed with a special carbon fiber sandwich construction to meet optimal dosimetry requirements for arc techniques
  • Optional indexable Pron Pillo and integrated arm rests for patient comfort
  • Indexable
  • An MR safe version is available