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Task Group No. 66U1 - Quality assurance for computed-tomography simulators in Radiation Oncology: An Update to the Report of the AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 66 (TG66U1)

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  1. Provide a concise update of the AAPM TG-66 report “Quality assurance for computed-tomography simulators and the computed-tomography-simulation process” that reflects the major advances in CT simulator technology, new knowledge, and practice changes since the original 2003 report.
  2. Review and provide comprehensive guidelines for acceptance testing, commissioning, and periodic quality assurance of CT simulators used for Radiation Oncology treatment planning purpose with focus on technologies not addressed in the original report that have since become common practice. These technologies include 4D-CT for respiratory gating, dual/multi-energy CT, metal-artifact reduction techniques, extended HU scales, and extended field-of-view reconstructions.
  3. Provide guidelines for creating scan protocols specifically for CT simulators and discuss differences to diagnostic CT scan protocols.
  4. Identify common fault trees in the CT simulation process and provide examples for TG-100-style prospective quality management for CT simulators.
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Approved Date(s)6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022
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Chairs

Jochen Cammin
Task Group Co-Chair

Heng Li
Task Group Co-Chair

2021 Roster

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

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 11 voting members.

up-to-dateJochen Cammin, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateSarah Castillo, PhD

8/17/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateIndra J. Das, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateM. Saiful Huq, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateRick Robert Layman Jr., PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateShuai Leng, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateHeng Li

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateJessica R. Miller, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateDouglas E. Prah, PhD

8/17/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateMihaela Rosu-Bubulac, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateHao Zhang, PhD

8/1/2021 - 12/31/2022 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 6 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateHao Dang, PhD

8/17/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - Philips (nonvoting)

up-to-dateBernice Hoppel

8/17/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - Canon (nonvoting)

up-to-datePriti Madhav

12/31/1969 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - GE (nonvoting)

up-to-dateSasa Mutic, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - Varian (nonvoting)

up-to-dateKenneth J. Ruchala, PhD

8/17/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - Sun Nuclear (nonvoting)

up-to-dateJainil Shah, PhD

6/25/2021 - 12/31/2022 Consultant - Siemens (nonvoting)
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