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§ 221.61. Radiation therapy simulation systems.

 (a)  Fluoroscopic systems used solely for radiation therapy simulations shall only comply with § §  221.35a(a) and (b), 221.37a, 221.40a and 221.41a. The requirements in §  221.41a (relating to fluoroscopic timer) may also be satisfied if a means is provided to indicate the cumulative time that an individual patient has been exposed to X-rays. In this case, procedures shall require that the timer be reset between examinations.

 (b)  CT units used solely for therapy simulations shall comply with § §  221.202(h)(1), (7) and (8) and 221.203 (relating to equipment requirements; and facility design requirements).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  221.61 issued and amended under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20).

Source

   The provisions of this §  221.61 adopted December 18, 1987, effective December 19, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5235; amended October 2, 1998, effective October 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 4894; amended November 16, 2001, effective November 17, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 6282; amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823; amended October 26, 2018, effective January 24, 2019, 48 Pa.B. 6791. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (333943).



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