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43rd Annual Meeting of
the American Association of Physicists in Medicine
July 22-26, 2001 Salt Lake City, Utah

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Monday, July 23, 2001 Session Information

Scientific Session
Therapy - General Brachytherapy
Monday 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM Room: Ballroom A

Chair 1: Bruce R. Thomadsen, University of Wisconin, Madison, WI USA

Chair 2: James C. H. Chu, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL, US

1:30 PM
Accuracy and Efficiency Comparisons Between Three-Dimensional Multigroup Discrete Ordinates and Voxel Based Monte Carlo Methods for Dosimetric Modeling of the Model 6702 125I Seed - J. Williamson, G. Daskalov*, R. Baker, D. Rogers, I. Kawrakow
1:40 PM
CT-Metal Artifact Reduction Techniques Applied to Intracavitary Brachytherapy - J. Roeske*, T. Lund, C. Pelizzari, X. Pan, A. Mundt
1:50 PM
Effect of Patient Geometry On Measurement of Photon Cross Sections by Dual Energy CT Imaging for Monte Carlo Based Treatment Planning - B. Whiting, S. Mutic, S. Li*, J. Williamson, F. Lerma
2:00 PM
Dosimetric Characterstics of a New Best Pd-103 Brachytherapy Source - A. Meigooni*, Z. Bharucha, M. Yoe-Sein, K. Sowards, A. Al-Otoom
2:10 PM
Physics and Dosimetry Aspects of the Yttrium-90 Microspheres Therapy for Non-Resectable Hepatic Tumors - M. Sarfaraz*, A. Kennedy, Z. Cao, C. Yu, R. Murthy, D. Van Echo
2:20 PM
An Automatic Intra-Operative HDR Brachytherapy Planning System - S. Li*, T. DeWeese, D. Frassica, D. Lee, N. Detorie, R. Abrams
2:30 PM
Energy Spectra And The Dose Rate Constants of BEST Model 2301 and Imagyn IsoSTAR Iodine-125 Brachytherapy Seeds - Z. Chen*, R. Nath
2:40 PM
Accurate Dose Response Curves Generated with Gafchromic Film for Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy Sources - B. Hasson*, P. Sullivan, C. Grossman
2:50 PM
Beta Testing of An Applicator for Breast Brachytherapy - Initial Clinical Experience - R. Alecu*, M. Alecu, M. Hebert
3:00 PM
Accurate Localization of Intracavitary Brachytherapy Applicators From 3D CT Imaging Studies (YI Finalist) - F. Lerma*, J. Williamson
3:10 PM
An 192Ir CT Scanner for High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy (YI Finalist) - A. Berndt*, S. Rathee, D. Rickey, J. Bews