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  Therapy Scientific Session Wednesday
Brachytherapy Techniques 7:30AM - 9:30AM  Room: 17A

Moderator 1: William Song, University of California, San Diego

7:30 AM
Absorbed Dose Rate-To-Water at the Surface of a Beta-Emitting Planar Ophthalmic Applicator with a Planar, Windowless Extrapolation Chamber
A. Riley*, C. Soares, J. Micka, W. Culberson, L. DeWerd
7:40 AM
BEST IN PHYSICS (THERAPY) - Development of a Calorimeter for the Measurement of the Power Emitted From LDR Brachytherapy Sources
M. Malin*, B. Palmer, L. DeWerd
7:50 AM
Catheter Digitization in High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy with the Assistance of An Electromagnetic (EM) Tracking System
A. Damato*, M. Bhagwat, I. Buzurovic, P. Devlin, S. Friesen, J. Hansen, T. Kapur, L. Lee, A. Mehrtash, P. Nguyen, D. O'Farrell, W. Wang, A. Viswanathan, R. Cormack
8:00 AM
Development of An Ultra-Fast Monte Carlo Dose Engine for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
Z. Tian*, M. Zhang, B. Hrycushko, S. Stojadinovic, S. Jiang, X. Jia
8:10 AM
Differences in Applicator Configuration and Dwell Loading Between Standard and Image-Guided Tandem and Ring (T&R) HDR Brachytherapy
A. Damato*, R. Cormack, M. Bhagwat, I. Buzurovic, L. Lee, A. Viswanathan
8:20 AM
Evaluation of An Automatic Interstitial Catheter Digitization Algorithm That Reduces Treatment Planning Time and Provide Means for Adaptive Re-Planning in HDR Brachytherapy of Gynecologic Cancers
J. Dise*, X. Liang, L. Lin, B. Teo
8:30 AM
Evaluation of a Grid-Based Boltzmann Solver for Nuclear Medicine Voxel-Based Dose Calculations
J. Mikell*, S. Kappadath, T. Wareing, F. Mourtada
8:40 AM
Evaluation of the OncentraBrachy Collapsed Cone Convolution Algorithm for Ir-192 Source Using Phantom and Real-Patient Heterogeneous Geometries
Y. Ma*, F. Lacroix, M. Lavallée, L. Beaulieu
8:50 AM
Exploiting Electromagnetic Technologies for Real-Time Seed Drop Position Validation in Permanent Implant Brachytherapy
E. Racine*, G. Hautvast, D. Binnekamp, L. Beaulieu
9:00 AM
Fast, Automatic and Accurate Catheter Reconstruction in HDR Brachytherapy Using An Electromagnetic 3D Tracking System
E. Poulin*, E. Racine, D. Binnekamp, L. Beaulieu
9:10 AM
Implanted Brachytherapy Seed Movement Due to Transrectal Ultrasound Probe-Induced Prostate Deformation
D. Liu*, T. Meyer, N. Usmani, I. Kay, S. Husain, S. Angyalfi, R. Sloboda
9:20 AM
The Influence of Eye Plaque Design On Dose Distributions and Dose-Volume Histograms
P. Aryal*, J. Molloy, M. Rivard