The WingSTEP enables easy positioning, precise repositioning and high comfort for the patient during breast and thorax treatment. With its excellent robustness and quality, this patient friendly and non-invasive immobilization system is a novel device, designed to improve the accuracy of radiation therapy for supine techniques.
The new system allows comfortable positioning of the arms above the head and natural movement of the upper and lower arm. The head cushion is indexed, assuring a reproducible patient position throughout the total course of treatment. The WingSTEP is especially adapted to fit through all common CT gantries to achieve enhanced planning, simplification and expedition of the whole radiation therapy procedure and therefore increases time efficiency. The WingSTEP can be used on all brands of couches available on the market for diagnostic and radiotherapy environment. In addition, even MRT or PET planning is possible since WingSTEP consists of high quality, metal-free materials.