Alexander Fosså MD
Recently updated 07.05.2014
Oslo University Hospital
For radiation therapy to the whole brain without the spinal cord, the patient lies supine and is immobilized with a mask.
There should be slight flexion of the neck.
The position of the lenses can be marked with a piece of lead at the lateral edge of the orbita.
If fields are to be joined toward the spinal cord, the patient must be immobilized as described in the procedure for the total CNS axis.
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