MarketStat #52: Radiation oncology -- Types of images used in radiation therapy treatment plans

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As of IMV's 2007 Radiation Oncology Census Survey, of the treatment plans developed using images, the majority of images used are CT, used with 97% of the plans. MRI images are used with 11% of the plans, PET images with 11%, ultrasound images with 1%, and other images with less than 1% of the plans.

2008 09 02 15 18 07 505 Marketstat 52b

Based on responses to IMV’s 2007 Radiation Oncology Census Survey of U.S. Hospitals and Nonhospitals.

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Vascular MRI -- Percent of sites performing and percent of MRI procedures
Single versus multislice detectors in CT installed base

Budgets for nuclear medicine radiopharmaceuticals

Formats used for images sent or received by radiation oncology departments

MRI adult versus pediatric patient visit mix

Cath lab device budgets for 2006

Average CT procedures per technologist vs. total staff FTE

Percentage of U.S. hospitals with DR or CR technology

Fixed PET versus PET/CT installed base

Nuclear medicine -- Camera installed base

Staffing configurations in diagnostic ultrasound sites, by staff type

Lead time for scheduling a screening mammography appointment

Mix of 2004 angiography catheter/stent budgets

Radiographic fluoroscopy installed base, by table configuration

Types of images used in radiation therapy treatment plans

Transmission of echo images

MRI sites having at least one power injector

Mix of CT scanners by detector type

Mobile versus fixed PET or PET/CT sites and scanners

Cardiac versus noncardiac cath lab cases

External-beam patients per external-beam treatment unit

Distribution of nuclear medicine cameras, by type

Proportion of filmless procedures

CT procedure volume per site

Angiography procedure volume

Percent of MRI procedures using contrast media

Staffing of fixed PET sites

Cardiac cath imaging systems, by type

Radiation oncology patient mix

Fluoro contrast use

Distribution of CT sites

Clinical PET procedure mix

Distribution of radiology information systems

PACS shared image archiving

Mobile MRI vs. fixed MRI sites.

PET procedures per site

Echocardiography staff productivity

Cardiac cath lab case mix

Radiation oncology -- distribution of external beam therapy units

MRI productivity

Fluoroscopy procedure volume per site

Angiography procedure volume

Number of planned CR purchases

Top planned PACS applications

U.S. nuclear medicine utilization by top 10 states

Angiography room productivity

Nuclear medicine productivity

CT productivity per device

Mammography procedures per mammography unit

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