Face mould for administering radiotherapy

Made:
1960-1970 in Switzerland

35 MeV betatron for cancer therapy by Brown Boveri, Switzerland, c1965 from St. Luke's Hospital, Guildford, comprises: main unit, couch assembly, control desk, support cladding, magnetic "lens", spare "donut", applicators and accessories, and documentation

35 MeV betatron for cancer therapy by Brown Boveri, Switzerland, from St. Luke's Hospital, Guildford, comprises: main unit, couch assembly, control desk, support cladding, magnetic "lens", spare "donut", applicators and accessories, and documentation. Illustrated is a face mould, a perspex cast of the patient's face which holds the head in the same position and marks the region being treated by the radiotherapy.

Details

Category:
Radiomedicine
Object Number:
1990-112
type:
radiotherapy equipment
credit:
South West Thames Regional Health Authy.