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Task Group No. 333 - MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound Quality Assurance (TG333)

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Charge
  1. Design and develop a QA phantom independent of MR-FUS system manufacturers.
  2. Develop a platform-independent QA protocol for MR-FUS thermal ablation, and possibly hyperthermia therapies.
  3. Test the QA phantom and protocol(s) at several sites using major commercially available and custom MR-FUS systems.
  4. Analyze the results for inter-laboratory (site) comparison.
  5. Prepare a comprehensive report to include phantom design, QA protocol, results analysis, and recommendations for best practices. 
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021
Committee Keywords: No Keywords Entered
Chair

Keith Wear
Task Group Chair


2019 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 5 voting members.

up-to-dateLili Chen, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateChris John Diederich, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateKeyvan Farahani, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateDennis L. Parker, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateKeith A. Wear, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Task Group Chair
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 11 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateRajiv Chopra, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateDouglas Christensen

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateBarbrina Dunmire

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateVera Khokhlova

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateTed Lynch, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateSubha Maruvada

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateChrit Moonen

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAri Partanen, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAllison Payne

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateYeruham  Shapira

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateGail R. ter Haar

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.