Sphinx PT

Sphinx PT daily QA phantom for Pencil Beam scanning.

Overview

Save 20 minutes of QA time each day!

<10 min PBS QA without compromising accuracy

Fastest

  • Single entry into the treatment room for all measurements
  • Intuitive and integrated myQA software

Most Accurate

  • Detect deviation early and ensure maximum machine uptime
  • Visual pass/fail analysis
  • myQA guides through the QA in a straightforward and efficient manner

Most Reliable

  • Unique workflow integrates all your QA needs
  • Ready for TG-224
  • Your easy solution to verify the most important beam and imaging parameters

Gain 20 minutes of QA time

  • Complete your tests in less than 10 min
  • Treat one more patient each day
  • Only one single entry into the treatment room is necessary to perform for all required measurements

Unrivalled QA workflow efficiency

  • Intuitive, integrated myQA software for a comprehensive and efficient workflow

Combine with Lynx PT scintillation detector and myQA Sphinx plug-in

Sphinx can be securely positioned on the couch for complete daily QA in one single setup. It can be mounted with Lynx, the high-resolution scintillator-based sensor.

Analyse the machine parameters comprehensively in myQA

  • Visual pass-fail analysis
  • Trend analysis: detect deviations early and ensure maximum machine uptime
  • Straightforward myQA efficiently guides you through the QA
  • Save all your QA data in a central database

A complete check of all your key parameters

  • 4 energies
  • Spots sigma & position
  • Output
  • Isocenter and x-ray to beam coincidence
  • Lasers
  • Profile homogeneity
  • Uniformity
  • Couch translation

myQA Machine Software

Analyse your machine parameters comprehensively in myQA

  • Visual Pass-Fail analysis
  • Trend analysis: detect deviations early and ensure maximum machine uptime
  • Straightforward myQA efficiently guides you through the QA
  • Save all your QA data in a central database

Sphinx with Lynx Publication

Placidi et.al. “Range Resolution and Reproducibility of a Dedicated Phantom for Proton PBS Daily Quality Assurance.”
Zeitschrift Für Medizinische Physik 28, no. 4 (December 1, 2018): 310–17.

Conclusion
The proposed combination of the Lynx® + Sphinx® systems appear to be suitable as a device for daily QA of proton range for PBS proton therapy, even under extreme, and very unlikely, set-up and beam delivery uncertainties.

Link to publication