Presentation on theme: "Awareness - Information - Understanding. What is PEARL? Simply – A Virtual Linac on your desk communicate Linac machine size and sounds to patients."— Presentation transcript:
How does PEARL differ from VERT? PEARL Patient Information VERT Staff Training and Education DICOM ImportOptionIncluded Patient Anatomy and Images Structures Side crosses / skin marks CT Structures Side crosses / skin marks Multi-plane CT Contours Interest Points and Markers MRI/PET planned in future. Beam Display Beam Display including MLC Animation of Delivery Arc Treatments Beam Display including MLC Animation of Delivery Arc Treatments Multiple Beam Display Lights and Lasers Room Light Field Light Lasers Room Light Field Light Lasers SSD Range Finder Controls and DisplaysSimple controls for Gantry and Couch movement Actual Hand Pendant(s) Simulated Couch Controls In Room Monitor Electronic Gantry Display Functionality Comparison with VERT
How does PEARL differ from VERT? Functionality Comparison with VERT Virtual Presenter Create your own slide shows / presentations. Include pictures and text. Share your presentations with colleagues. Video planned in future. Dose Visualization Dose Colour Wash (Red high dose, Blue low dose) Dose Colour Wash Dose Surface (Dose Cloud) Absolute & Relative Dose Range of Dose Colour Maps Interactive Controls Beam Eye View (BEV) Inset view showing MLC and patient anatomy Inset view showing MLC and patient anatomy. Large Beam Eye View (Split Screen) Real-time DRR Interactive movement of Jaws Display on In Room Monitor. Touch-screen controls. IGRT and OBI Features Demonstrate kV and MV imager panel deployment. Demonstrate IGRT alignment. Simulate positional errors. Touch-screen controls.
Patient Representative …the Virtual Linac presentation assists patients in getting to know themselves as three- dimensional bodies who can be, and are, treated without mystery. The rest is wonderment. Charing Cross Hospital Since 1995 8 years, patient representative Fortnightly, 1 hour CT, Linac, VERT MLCs, beams etc Future Plans Daytime sessions