Chest Immobilization and Positioning Devices for Patients Receiving Radiotherapy Treatment: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : November 27, 2018)
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RB1283-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of chest immobilization and positioning devices for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of chest immobilization and positioning devices for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of chest immobilization and positioning devices for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment?


Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials and four non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of chest immobilization and positioning devices for patients receiving radiotherapy treatment. No economic evaluations or evidence-based guidelines were identified.