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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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Tuesday, July 24, 2001 Session Information

Scientific Session
Therapy - IMRT Optimization I
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM Room: Ballroom B

Chair 1: Benedick A Fraass, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Chair 2: Arthur L. Boyer, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, US

1:30 PM
Multiple Local Minima Traps in IMRT Optimization - R. Mohan, Q. Wu*
1:40 PM
Penumbra Sharpening with IMRT in Paraspinal Treatments - P. Giraud, N. Fournier-Bidoz*, S. Spirou, C. Chui, M. Lovelock, K. Yenice, M. Hunt
1:50 PM
IMRT Optimization Based On Stored Pencil Beam Dose Distributions: Compression, Denoising, and Dose Calculations Using Wavelets - M. Wickerhauser, J. Deasy*
2:00 PM
Optimization with Both Dose-Volume and Biological Constraints for Lung IMRT - S. Spirou*, E. Yorke, A. Jackson, C. Chui
2:10 PM
Using A Leaf Sequencing Algorithm to Enlarge Treatment Field Length in IMRT - A. Hwang*, L. Verhey, P. Xia
2:20 PM
The Microboost Approach to IMRT of the Prostate - U. van der Heide*, A. Nederveen, P. Hofman, H. Welleweerd, J. Lagendijk
2:30 PM
Computer-Assisted Beam Orientation Selection for IMRT - A. Pugachev*, L. Xing
2:40 PM
Optimization of Conformal Radiotherapy by Beam Weight Renormalization - J. Galvin, Y. Chen*
2:50 PM
An IMRT Optimization Approach That Minimizes the Total MLC Segments - Y. Xiao*, Y. Censor, D. Michalski, J. Galvin
3:00 PM
Sequential Versus Simultaneous Integrated Boost in the Female Pelvis Using Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy - A. Lujan*, J. Roeske, A. Mundt
3:10 PM
Beyond Bixels: Generalizing the Optimization Parameters for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy - J. Markman*, D. Low, A. Beavis, J. Deasy