- To review the literature and summarize the historical development of HIFU therapy, clinical findings to date, and current trends in research.
- To review relevant clinical products and describe the components in detail with an assessment of capabilities and current technology limitations.
- To recommend standards for quality assurance and quality management, including commissioning, periodic QA, patient-specific QA, and periodic QM.
- To determine criteria for designing and establishing an FUS facility including equipment, personnel resources, protocols, and credentialing.
- To recommend documentation standards for prescribing, reporting, and recording MRgFUS treatment data.
|Bylaws:||Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
|Approved Date(s)||Start: 9/21/2009
|Most recent status update:||1. Contents of the final TG report have been approved by the committee
2. Assignments for the various sections of the report are being finalized and distributed among the members, including:
* Description and Review of the technical and clinical problem
* Description and review of treatment delivery technology and physics problems
* Establish Terminology and Reporting Conventions
* Establish standards for Commissioning, Quality Assurance, and Quality Management
* Clinical Implementation of FUS
3. Scheduled TG meeting at AAPM Vancouver should be final session before creation of the report to submit to the TPC in Fall 2011.
- [4/1/2011 by David Schlesinger] Click to update.
None on file.
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