Skip to main content

Table 2 Use of CPAP for Left Breast Radiotherapy

From: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is an effective and stable solution for heart sparing radiotherapy of left sided breast cancer

Decreased heart doseContraindication with latex allergy
Improved stability of tumor volumeRequires pretreatment preparation time
Well tolerated 
Applicable to any clinical setting with minimal cost