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  Brachytherapy and Radionuclide Therapy Wednesday - 8/3/2016
Therapy Scientific Session 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM Room: 201

Moderator 1: Robert Cormack, Harvard Medical School
Moderator 2: Oana Craciunescu, Duke University Medical Center

10:15 AM
WE-DE-201-1 : BEST IN PHYSICS (THERAPY): A Fast Multi-Target Inverse Treatment Planning Strategy Optimizing Dosimetric Measures for High-Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
C. Guthier*, A. Damato, A. Viswanathan, J. Hesser, R. Cormack
10:25 AM
WE-DE-201-2 : A Statistical Analysis Tool for Plan Quality Verification in HDR Brachytherapy Forward Planning for Cervix Cancer
R. Ma*, X. Zhu, S. Li, D. Zheng, Y. Lei, S. Wang, V. Verma, N. Bennion, A. Wahl, S. Zhou
10:35 AM
WE-DE-201-3 : Combined Use of 192Ir, 60Co, and 169Yb Sources with the Novel Direction Modulated Brachytherapy Tandem Applicator for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Planning of Cervical Cancer
H. Safigholi*, D. Han, S. Mashouf, A. Soliman, A. Meigooni, A. Owrangi, W. Song
10:45 AM
WE-DE-201-4 : Cross Validation of Knowledge-Based Treatment Planning for Prostate LDR Brachytherapy Using Principle Component Analysis
J. Roper*, B. Bradshaw, V. Chanyavanich, K. Godette, E. Schreibmann
10:55 AM
WE-DE-201-5 : Evaluation of a Windowless Extrapolation Chamber Design and Monte Carlo Based Corrections for the Calibration of Ophthalmic Applicators
J. Hansen*, W. Culberson, C. Soares, L. DeWerd
11:05 AM
WE-DE-201-6 : Impact of Temporal Image Coregistration Methods On 3D Internal Dose Calculations in Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
A. Besemer*, I. Marsh, B. Bednarz
11:15 AM
WE-DE-201-7 : Measurement of Real-Time Dose for Tandem and Ovoid Brachytherapy Procedures Using a High Precision Optical Fiber Radiation Detector
M. Belley*, A. Faught, B. Moore, E. Subashi, B. Langloss, M. Therien, T. Yoshizumi, J. Chino, O. Craciunescu
11:25 AM
WE-DE-201-8 : Multi-Source Rotating Shield Brachytherapy Apparatus for Prostate Cancer
H. Dadkhah*, X. Wu, Y. Kim, R. Flynn
11:35 AM
WE-DE-201-9 : Performance of HDR Ring Surface Applicator Printed by 3D Printer
Z. Xu*, J. Baker, A. Hsia, S. Ryu
11:45 AM
WE-DE-201-10 : Pitfalls When Using Ruby as An Inorganic Scintillator Detector for Ir-192 Brachytherapy Dosimetry
G. Kertzscher*, S. Beddar
11:55 AM
WE-DE-201-11 : Sensitivity and Specificity of Verification Methods Based On Total Reference Air Kerma (TRAK) Or On User Provided Dose Points for Graphically Planned Skin HDR Brachytherapy
A. Damato*, P. Devlin, M. Bhagwat, I. Buzurovic, J. Hansen, D. O'Farrell, R. Cormack
12:05 PM
WE-DE-201-12 : Thermal and Dosimetric Properties of a Ferrite-Based Thermo-Brachytherapy Seed
G. Warrell*, D. Shvydka, E. Parsai