Breast Inspiratory Breath Hold Radiothearpy (IBH)

Breast Inspiratory Breath Hold Radiothearpy (IBH)

Breast Inspiratory Breath Hold Radiothearpy (IBH)

Traditionally radiation includes a small portion of the heart in the radiation field when treating left sided breast cancers. The use of a simple inspiratory maneuver – taking a deep breath and holding it for a few seconds is called Inspiratory Breath Hold (IBH) Radiothearpy. For selected patients, this significantly decreases the heart and lung volume that is exposed to radiation.

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