Thermoplastic breast positioning is primarily intended to hold the breast up and away from the chest wall, reducing both the skin folds and unwanted radiation dose into the patient’s lung and heart.
Breast support thermoplastic assists in repositioning the breast for treatment. Breast Thermoplastic vs. Treatment Brassiere. Breast Thermoplastics help lift and custom-shape the affected breast up off the chest wall, reducing skin reaction and unwanted radiation dose to the patient’s lung.
Treatment Brassieres positions the breast similarly to the Breast Thermoplastic but are not a custom fit and are not affixed in a reproducible point to the breastboard.