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POA01 Evaluation of imaging geometries calculated from biplane images  J. Esthappan*, H. Harauchi, K. Hoffman POA02 Feature analysis of edge gradient histograms for reduction of false positives in computerized detection of lung nodules in chest radiographs  X. Xu*, S. Katsuragawa, K. Ashizawa, H. MacMahon, K. Doi POA03 CNR as a measure of low contrast object detectability following wavelet compression  R. Tarver* and J. Hazle POA04 Development of temporal subtraction on chest radiographs: Improvement of misregistered subtraction image  T. Ishida*, X. Xu, K. Ashizawa, H. MacMahon, S. Katsuragawa, K. Doi POB01 Patient dose in abdominal aortogram and aorta femoral runoff examinations  R. Chu*, C. Parry, W. Thompson, C. Loeffler POC01Processor ArtifactsAppearance, Analysis and Management  S. Jaskulski* and A. Haus POC02Extended halfvalue layer (HVL) measurements as a function of position in the radiation field for dual target mammography  J. Terry*, G. Meckstroth, R. Waggener, M. Miller POD01Left ventricular ejection fraction measurement: breathhold CINE MR using automatic cardiac analysis with radionuclide ventriculography  Y. Liu*, J. Blechinger, A. Narasimhan, S. Wann POD02In vivo spin labelbased perfusion maps with singleshot EPI sampled, single inversion, multipoint inversion Recovery  D. Bohning*, A. Pecheny, A. Speer, M. George POD03 Effects of registration to correct for head motion on fMRI results  K. Miske* and N. Alperin POD04 Magnetostatic models for heterogeneous tissue  D. DumitruBuna*, T. Fearon, J. Dreesen, C. Kushner POD05 Determination of the volume susceptibility of the characteristic excretion in stomach cancer urine by chemical shifts  Y. Kim*, J. Kim, S. Kim, K. Kim POE01 Preparation of a Request For Proposal for a midsized PACS project  M. Arreola* and A. Sugarman POF01 Summary of results for a comprehensive film processor quality assurance program D. Shearer*, G. Donovan POG01 Accidental contamination of radioactive F18 aerosols in the PET center  T. Yoshizumi* and J. Lim POG02 Practical method for estimating radioactive gas contamination levels in the PET center  T. Yoshizumi* POG03 Development of a radioactive gas monitoring system for the PET center  T. Yoshizumi* POG04 Measurements and calculations of accelerator Produced photon transmission through concrete  J. Kleck* POG05 Measurements and calculations of accelerator Produced neutron transmission through concrete  K. Kase* POH01 The incorporation of microdosimetry into the MIRD formalism for therapeutic alphaparticle emitters  J. Roeske* and T. Stinchcomb POH02 A comprehensive approach to thyroid dosimetry  E. Furhang*, S. Larson, J. Humm POH03 Improvement of planar F18 SPECT by means of noise treatment, scatter compensation and resolution restoration  J. Li*, Z. Liang, H. Kuan, C. Wong, G. Wang, J. Cheng, D. Schlyer, N. Volkow, D. Harrington POH04 Dual energy window method for scatter correction in PET using a pair of collimated BGO detectors  D. AlAzmi* and N. Spyrou POH05 Beta dosimetry for administering 166Hochitosan to cystic brain tumor  E. Kim*, C. Rhee, S. Lim POH06 An adaptability evaluation of the Solid diet in gastric emptying scintigraphy to the Turkish palate  M. Sayed*, O. Ulker, C. Gamze, E. Demirtas, E. Celikbilek, H. Durak POI01 How many physicists does it take to score an abstract?  G. Starkschall*
EP01 A program for Doppler/color flow computerized quality assurance  E. Boote* EP02 An online physics manual using PC and internet platforms  S. Chungbin* and G. Ezzell EP03 PIPSA portal image processing system  S. Shalev*, X. Wang, D. Chen, K. Luchka, R. Rajapakshe
POJ01 Monte Carlo derived 3D lookup tables for Henschke Applicator Dosimetry in HDR remote afterloading  Y. Watanabe*, J. Roy, P. Harrington, L. Anderson POJ02 Three dimensional treatment planning of iodine 125 eye plaques using the ADAC pinnacle treatment planning computer  D. Wilson* POJ03 Automatic seed localization from CT images of the prostate  D. Brinkmann* and R. Kline POJ04 Dose volume assessment of fletchersuitdelclos and ringtandem gynecological implants  C. Saw*, N. Mayr, D. Hussey, L. Korb, K. Krishna POJ05 Comparison of the transit dose components and source kinematics of three commercially available high dose rate (HDR) afterloading systems  J. Wojcicka*, F. Trichter, R. Yankelevich, D. Fontenla POJ06 Point dose variations with multiple HDR fractions in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix  G. King*, K. Gerszten, C. Faul, A. Kalend, D. Sonnik, R. Mogus POJ07 Prostatic conformal brachytherapy: 125I/103Pd postoperative dosimetric analysis  G. Merrick, W. Butler*, A. Dorsey, H. Walbert POJ08 Crosscalibration of an 192Ir HDR source to a NIST traceable 137Cs LDR source using spectrum analysis from a high purity germanium detector  D. Waid*, M. Rivard, J. Wierzbicki POJ09 A new quality assurance tool for HDR 192Ir brachytherapy  S. Pai*, Z. Xu, G. Gluckman, L. Reinstein POJ10 A simple and effective method for the ultrasound guide prostate implant treatment planning  E. Chen* POJ11 Differential loading and CTbased dosimetry for transperineal interstitial I125 prostate implants  S. Deore*, D.Fontenla, P. Lai, B. Vikram POJ12 192Ir HDR source for intravascular brachytherapy: gafchromic film measurements and MCNP calculations  F. Fang*, S. ChiuTsao, F. Martin, J. Kim POJ13 HDR source characterization using the BANG polymer gel  J. Martin, R. Lehmkuhl, G. Ibbott*, A. Meigooni, M. Maryanski POJ14 Quality Assurance of Prostate Implants: Verification of manufacturer supplied I125 seed strength  D. Fontenla*, S. Deore, M. Ahmad, A. Shamsuddin, P. Lai, B. Vikram POJ15 A method to quickly QA check the total Treatment time needed for single catheter HDR brachytherapy  R. Rogus*, M. Smith, H. Kubo POJ16 Increasing brachytherapy point dose calculation accuracy through Improved image localization techniques  C. Rosen*, R. Scheller, V. Raju, J. Deye POJ17 Evaluation of treatments that combine external beam and brachytherapy using The Linear quadratic model in 3D  V. Narayana* and C. Orton POK01 Dosimetric changes from the misalignment of the intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) cone Set up: Cone obilquity, airgap, & soft tissue elevation  C. Kim*, C. Kim, M. Choi POK02 Dose calculation for all enhanced wedge angle beams using open beam and 60 enhanced dynamic wedge beam combination  C. Liu*, W. Tome, Z. Li, J. Palta POK03 Field matching of electronic beam using mutileaf collimator as a beam edge modifier  A. Shiu*, A. Blanchard, L. Dong, V. Otte POK04 Common implementation of enhanced dynamic wedge on multiple machines  E. Klein*, R. Gerber, S. Madsen, J. Purdy POK05 Convolution kernel based 3D dosimetric evaluation of a CoGo machine  P. Sinha*, B. Paliwal, M. Ritter POK06 Rapid pencil beam computations for optimized treatment planning based on Monte Carlo pencil beam data  J. Deasy* POL01 A comparison of clinical dose distributions from a commercial pencil beam algorithm and EGS4 Monte Carlo  M. Holmes*, T. Mackie, D. Rogers POL02 Withdrawn POL03 Evaluation of plastic water and solid water for electron dosimetry  X. Lu and L. Chin POM01 Evaluation of portal imaging needs in radiation therapy  D. Siergiej*, R. Fricke, T. Kirby, E. Hadzic POM02 Quality assurance of dynamic wedge treatments using an electronic portal imaging device  R. Rajapakshe*, K. Luchka, W. Kwa, E. ElKhatib POM03 Comparison of four image registration methods for radiotherapy verification  J. Matthews*, R. Rajapakshe, E. ElKhatib POM04 Description of a novel, high contrast, cassettefilmscreen system for radiation therapy portal localization imaging  R. Dickerson*, A. Haus, K. Huff POM05 An extensive Quality Control (QC) program following commissioning of an Electronic Portal Imaging Device (EPID)  Q. Ncube*, T. Solberg, K. Mather, P. Medin, J. Smathers, R. Wallace, J. Demarco, L. Kobe PON01 Investigation of scatter contribution to the diode SSD Dependence by changing accelerator gun currants  J. Shi*, W. Simon, T. Zhu, S. Johnson PON02 Image intensifier distortion correction  J. Hopkinson*, K. Ramamurti, J. Chu, V. Saxena PON03 Energy dependence of the radiation chemical yield of the Fricke Dosimeter in high energy photon beams  J. Seuntjens*, C. Ross, K. Shortt, N. Klassen PON04 When and how should be applied temperature correction factors for invivo measurements with diodes  R. Alecu, J. Feldmeier, H. Murad*, W. Court, C. Orton, A. Bennish, M. Alecu PON05 Experimental determination of fluence correction Factor (Prepl) at depths of ionization maximum for an attix parallel plate ionization chamber in clinical electron beams  M. Huq* and N. Yue PON06 Absolute calibration of electron beams using farmer and parallel plate ionization chambers  M. Huq* and N. Yue PON07 Parametrization of relative output factors, Scp, for photons fields  J. Turian*, F. Kuchnir, C. Reft PON08 A comparison of nearsurface dose of dynamic and physical wedges  A. Kassaee* and Y. Xiao PON09 Variation of wedge angle with field size and depth for 4, 6, and 10 Mv photon beam  S. Prasad*, K. Parthasaradhi, W. Bloomer, T. Krupa PON10 A dosimetric and Monte Carlo study of wall material composition of a planeparallel electron chamber  J. Lehmann*, M. Lauterbach, U. Rosenow PON11 The validity of tissue maximum ratio derived from percentage depth dose data for stereotactic radiosurgery  S. Zhou*, B. Ni, J. Chu, V. Saxena PON12 Dosimetry of radiosurgery beams using several detectors with different sensitive volume  T. Hiraoka*, K. Omata, A. Fukumura, M. Takeshita PON13 Linear array measurements of the enhanced dynamic wedge  T. Ackerly*, J. Cramb, M. Geso PON14 Water equivalency of phantom materials  S. Prasad*, K. Parthasaradhi, W. AlNajjar, W. Bloomer PON15 Studies on bremsstrahling in the high energy shielding by lead, tin, Copper and aluminum  S. Prasad, K. Parthasaradhi, W. Bloomer, W. AlNajjar, J. McMahon*, O. Thomson PON16 Dependence of densitometer response on light source characteristics for radiochromic film dosimetry  L. Reinstein* and G. Gluckman PON17 Design of a minimaldimension buildup cap  M. Vossler* and W. Hanson PON18 Optical CT vs MR Imaging for ferrousbenzoicxylenol gel dosimeters  R. Kelly*, K. Jordan, B. Rutt, J. Battista PON19 Photon spectra from a modern superficial xray therapy tube (Pantak HF150T)  R. Millar* and M. Geso POO01 Gonadal shielding during simulation, is it necessary?  K. McCollough* and M. Young POO02 The dosimetry and technique of lying position for total skin electron therapy  J. Wu* POO03 Variable biological effects applicable to brachytherapy produced at material interfaces  D. Zellmer*, J. Chapman, C. Stobbe, F. Xu, I. Das POO04 Radiobiological dosimetry of continuous and intermittent stereotactic radiosurgery doses using malignant glioma cell lines of varying a/b ratios  S. Benedict*, P. Lin, R. Zwicker, R. SchmidtUllrich POO05 An alternative to clam shell to reduce the external scatter to the testicles outside the radiation treatment fields Wednesday 12:00 noon  1:30 pm  V. Rudraraju, J. A. Deye, C. W. Rosen POP01 Monitor unit calculation for high energy photon beams  A. Dutreix*, B. Bjarngard, A. Bridier, B. Mijnheer, J. Shaw, H. Svensson POP02 Correcting the invariant kernel defect  G. Desobry* and T. Waldron POP03 Calculation of fosetokerma ratio using convolution for monoenergetic photons  T. Zhu* and B. Bjarngard POP04 Dose calculations by convolution of semiempirical dosekernels  C. Ceberg*, B. Bjarngard, T. Knoos POP05 Radiation optimization using precomputed photon pencil beam data sets  D. Shepard, L. Angelos, R. Mackie, O. Sauer POP06 Analysis of various factors influencing comparison of dose kernals for DPB generated from ITS and EGS4  K. Ayyangar*, C. Ma, J. Halbleib POP07 Calculating dose distributions & wedge factors for photon treatment fields with dynamic wedges using using a convolution/superposition method  H. Liu*, R. Mackie, E. McCullough POP08 Modeling wedge generated radiation and its effect on wedge factors using a convolution/superposition method for wedged photon treatment fields  H. Liu*, T. Mackie, E. McCullough POP09 Modeling Photon Dose and Output Factors in Asymmetric Fields and in Multileaf Collimated fields using a convolution/superposition method  H. Liu*, T. Mackie, E. McCullough POP10 Calculating photon dose and output factors using a convolution/superposition method based on a dual source photon beam model for clinical linear accelerators  H. Liu*, T. Mackie, E. McCullough, POP11 Out of field dose modeling for wedged beams  X. Wang and J. Huang*, L. Reinstein POP12 Two effective source method for the calculation of inair output factor at various SDDs in wedged fields  S. Kim*, C. Liu, J. Palta POP13 Large differences between calculated Dmax and diode readings for small SSD and small field size 15 MV beams  J. Wierzbicki, M. Bialkowski, D. Waid* POP14 Extraction of a 1x1 cm2 elementary beam from broad beam profiles for use in IMRT dose calculations  X. Zhang*, J. Hevezi, J. Marbach, B. Salter, R. Waggener POP15 Compensator modeling using the Monte Carlo method  I. Chetty*, T. Solberg, J. DeMarco POP16 Error analysis associated with data interpolation and smoothing of Monte Carlo generated dose distributions  J. DeMarco*, T. Solberg, J. Smathers POQ01 Quality assurance of photon beam profiles using a linear diode array  L. Ding*, T. Zhu, J. Palta, J. Shi, W. Simon POQ02 Dose distribution comparisons for conventional and IMRT 3D treatment planning systems  D. Low*, W. Harms, S. Mutic, J. Purdy POQ03 Performance evaluation of a diode detector array for enhanced dynamic wedge dosimetry  T. Zhu*, L. Ding, C. Liu, J. Palta, W. Simon, J. Shi POQ04 Using a new beam imaging system (BIS) for routine quality assurance of medical accelerators  L. Ma, P. Geis, D. Findley*, A. Boyer POQ05 An energy telescope for daily photon and electron beam output checks I. Chetty*, T. Solberg, J. Smathers POQ06 Long term stability of two miniature xray sources used for stereotactic treatment of small brain lesions  P. Biggs* and J. Beatty POQ07 Standard wedge transmission values for Varian, Seimens, Philips and AECL accelerators  D. Followill*, D. Davis, W. Hanson POQ08 Towards an electronic radiation therapy chart for the Philips Linac and MLC  R. Boer* and P. Boekman POR01 Dose perturbation caused by high density inhomogeneties in small beams in stereotactic radiosurgery  S. Rustgi*, A. Rustgi, S. Jiang, K. Ayyangar POR02 Measurement of fetal dose in radiosurgery during pregnancy: Approaches to fetal dose reduction  V. Narra*, C .Cathcart, M. Schoulder, C. Hawkins, J. Halpern POR03 Experience with commissioning a linac based stereotactic radiosurgery system  P. Sinha**, T. Mackie, E. Hendee, P. Shulman POS01 Improving the performance of inverse treatment planning for intensity modulated radiation therapy  R. Nash, R. Campbell, R. Huber*, M. Carol POS02 Penumbra modeling for intensitymodulated radiation therapy  R. Lalonde*, A. Bleier, M. Carol, B. Curran, T. Holmes, A. Kania, E. Sternick POS03 Commissioning and acceptance testing of a convolution based 3D RTP system  N. Papanikolaou**, J. Erb, B. Heintz POS04 Practical quality standards for implementing a dynamic intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) system  M. Engler*, J. Tsai, J. Wu, T. DiPetrillo, D. Wazer POS05 When is partial volume boosting advantageous?  Y. Lu*, J. Roeske, G. Chen POS06 Volume sensitive objective function for optimization of intensity beam modulation  P. Cho* and S. Sutlief POS07 DVHbased inverse treatment planning: partial volume prescription and area cost function  M. Carol*, R. Nash, R. Campbell, R. Huber, E. Sternick POS08 Virtual Wedge implementation on a treatment planning system  J. Bayouth* and T. Steinberg POS09 Hybrid mixed integer linear programming/nonlinear programming algorithms for radiotherapy optimization  J. Deasy* POS10 Exploration of the use of genetic algorithms in the optimization of beam weights in intensity modulated radiation therapy  C. Rasmussen*, M. Carol, B. Curran, T. Holmes, A. Kania, R. Nash POS11 A comprehensive three dimensional algorithm for optimizing beam weights And Wedge Filters  L. Xing*, R. Hamilton, C. Pellizzari, G. Chen POS12 A robust linear programming model for teletherapy dose optimization  S. McCourt II*, N. Dogan, W. Lodwick, F. Newman
