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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 - Intravascular Brachytherapy
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Room: Ballroom A

Chair 1: Timothy H. Fox, Emory Univ School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, US

Chair 2: Ning Jeff Yue, Yale University School of Medicine

4:00 PM
Dose Effects of Guide Wires for Catheter-Based Intravascular Brachytherapy - X. Li*, R. Shih
4:10 PM
Dosimetry of Source Stepping for Intravascular Brachytherapy - M. Suntharalingam, X. Li*, C. Yu
4:20 PM
Potential Regulatory Consequences of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Designation of Food and Drug Administration Approved Intravascular Brachytherapy Systems as High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading Devices - G. Glasgow*
4:30 PM
Intravascular Coronary Brachytherapy: Dosimetric Consideration On the Source Pullback and Vessel Curvature - J. Chu, W. Hsi*
4:40 PM
Dosimetric Effects of Source Motion in Intravascular Brachytherapy - O. Chibani*, X. Li
4:50 PM
A Standardized Multi-Center Approach for the Cordis System: Calculated Vs. Measured Exposures - J. Reavis*, S. Lee, D. DeSantis, C. Chen, J. Copeland, N. Gaeta
5:00 PM
Dosimetric Effects of Residual Plaque Burden for Beta-Emitting Intravascular Brachytherapy Sources - V. Sehgal, Z. Li*, J. Palta
5:10 PM
Calibration of a Scintillator for Use in Beta-Particle Intravascular Brachytherapy Source Measurements - C. Soares*
5:20 PM
Characterization of the Water-Equivalence of Phantom Materials for 90Sr/90Y Beta Particles Using the Novoste Beta-CathTM System - L. Buckley*, L. DeWerd, B. Thomadsen