How to correctly scan the MatriXX and MiniPhantom in the CT scanner in order to use it with myQA Patients?
In order to use the MatriXX including the MiniPhantom successfully in myQA Patients it is highly important to scan the system (MXX + MiniPhantom) correctly. The following steps shall help you:
Put the MatriXX in the MiniPhantom and place in on the CT couch
Align the MiniPhantom to the CT lasers. It is important to align the system in such a way that the isocenter is placed on the plane on which the effective point of measurement of the respective MatriXX model is. On the MiniPhantom you can see two black lines with a white line in-between. Please use the white line for the alignment (for the MXX Evolution the upper white line has to be used, for the MXX FFF the lower line should be used.
Start the scan. Please do only scan the active area of the device and not the electronics.
After the MiniPhantom and the MatriXX was scanned import the plan to your TPS.
In case you are interested in learning about "How to configure the CT scan of the MatriXX in the TPS in order to use it in myQA Patients?" please refer to the corresponding article under Radiation Therapy - Patient QA.