AuntMinnie's IMV MarketStat #37: Types of images used in radiation therapy treatment plans

2005 10 13 22 37 30 706

In 2004, of an estimated 816,000 treatment plans using images, the majority of images used are CT, used with 96% of the plans. MRI images are used with 6% of the plans, PET images with 2%, ultrasound images with 1%, and other images with 1% of the plans.

2005 10 13 22 37 30 706

Based on responses to IMV’s 2004 Radiation Oncology Census Study.

AuntMinnie's IMV MarketStat is provided to by IMV Medical Information Division, Inc. of Des Plaines, IL. 2001 10 26 10 28 48 706

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MarketStat Archives

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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