Pinnacle³ Treatment Planning

Pinnacle³ 16.2 with PlanIQ™

Improved OIS & DICOM connectivity, and Auto-Planning integration with Sun Nuclear PlanIQ

Product number:

870217

Pinnacle³ 16.2 adds important new features like DICOM import, enhanced OIS connectivity, and integration of Auto-Planning with Sun Nuclear PlanIQ™.

Features
Improvements to the Pinnacle³ user experience
Improvements to the Pinnacle³ user experience

Improvements to the Pinnacle³ user experience

Building upon the new look and feel of Pinnacle³ 16, the Pinnacle³ 16.2 release features improvements to the user windows, tooltips, and scroll bars, maximizes image viewing space, and improves OIS connectivity to include couch position. "Copy to Phantom" preserves MU's from the original plan & automatically creates dose grid in the correct place. Auto-Planning adds: "Avoid Interior" and "Create Ring ROI" options.
Pinnacle³ integration with Sun Nuclear PlanIQ™
Pinnacle³ integration with Sun Nuclear PlanIQ™

Pinnacle³ integration with Sun Nuclear PlanIQ™

PlanIQ allows clinicians to develop evidence for their economic and clinical initiatives, with continuous benchmarking and quality improvement tools. It saves time by auto-populating Pinnacle³ Auto-Planning with feasible, patient specific Organs at Risk goals. Clinicians can create reports, templates and documentation that easily export to Mosaiq or Aria.
DICOM radiotherapy plan import
DICOM radiotherapy plan import

DICOM radiotherapy plan import

Pinnacle³ 16.2 adds the capability to import a prior Pinnacle³ DICOM RT Plan, as provided by a distribution and integration partnership with LifeLine Software's RadCalc product. Additional improvements include fixes for more than 30 OIS and DICOM connectivity issues.
Deformable Image Registration (DIR)
Deformable Image Registration (DIR)

Deformable Image Registration (DIR)

Pinnacle³ 16.0 introduced Deformable Image Registration (DIR) to the Dynamic Planning module. A method for mapping between corresponding points in multiple images, DIR is an advanced technique to take critical information into account for improved accuracy in planning, evaluation and delivery of treatment plans.
Mouse controls and Tooltips
Mouse controls and Tooltips

Mouse controls and Tooltips

Mouse controls utilize the scroll wheel to provide quick and convenient display of panel contents. Tooltips provide roll-over popup information on icon functionality.
Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy (IMPT)
Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy (IMPT)

Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy (IMPT)

Pinnacle³ 16 integrates proton-photon planning into the trusted Proton Planning environment. Pinnacle³ IMPT planning delivers radiation dose with pencil beam scanning to simplify proton therapy planning by integrating spot scanning within the conventional external beam treatment planning process.
Improved search and sort functions
Improved search and sort functions

Improved search and sort functions

Patients can now be located by simply typing their last name. Patients and images can be easily sorted by clicking on column headings in the selection window.
Create composite plan from multiple individual trials
Create composite plan from multiple individual trials

Create composite plan from multiple individual trials

Dose from previous plans and/or separate trials can easily be combined into a single composite plan allowing the clinician to accurately assess the total treatment plan. With this composite dose analysis, the clinician can easily adjust fractionation schedules to suit the individual needs of that patient.
Scorecards simplify and standardize the plan approval process
Scorecards simplify and standardize the plan approval process

Scorecards simplify and standardize the plan approval process

First released in Pinnacle³ 9.10, Scorecards evaluate your plan by comparing the results against set clinical goals, and adjust the plan for desired outcomes. The intuitive traffic-light display provides at-a-glance information on plan quality, facilitating consistency of treatments throughout your department. The optional Pinnacle³ Auto-Planning application adds accelerated IMRT & VMAT planning.
Extended support and functionality
Extended support and functionality

Extended support and functionality

Introduced in Pinnacle3 9.8, a “High-Dose” tab in Pinnacle3 physics allows the setting of dose (MU) limits to correspond with TrueBeam systems, and new warnings are added when High-Dose is enabled. Correct DICOM tags are automatically generated in RT-Plan export.