2017 Workshop:Real-time Image Guided LDR Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

You are invited to attend a clinical workshop focused on improving your treatment planning and delivery skills using real-time Low Dose Rate Prostate Brachytherapy.  Real-time Brachytherapy Solutions offers a real-time workflow for LDR prostate brachytherapy.  Catheter implants and treatment delivery occur in a single session to minimize chance of patient movement and associated implant shift. This workshop is interactive with observation of live cases.  

June 26-27, 2017
Cone Health
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States

Workshop Objectives:

  • All Participants will have the opportunity to discuss:

    • Practical insights into the seamless clinical workflow when delivering LDR prostate brachytherapy using real-time ultrasound guidance
    • Their practical issues, constraints and solutions for implementing a real-time LDR prostate brachytherapy treatment
  • Understand the benefits of Real-time Image Guided LDR prostate Brachytherapy with the following topics:
    • Review patient selection criteria
    • Applicator selection
    • Differences between of real-time and conventional LDR prostate brachytherapy workflows
  • Interact with Faculty on the following:
    • Best practices for seed placement
    • See adaptivetreatment planning using Ultrasound guidance
    • Observe live case (if available)
    • How to implement the clinical procedure, workflow and equipment into your practice
    • Practice Treatment Planning and Optimization on Oncentra treatment planning systems
    • Implementation aspects (training requirements, learning curve, milestones, workflow optimization, quality assurance)
    • Physics and Quality Assurance
    • Treatment planning and delivery 

Intended Audience:

Each of the below individuals who wish to gain an integrated overview of all aspects of real-time Image-Guided HDR brachytherapy for prostate:

  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Urologists
  • Radiologists
  • Clinical Physicists 
  • Brachytherapy Radiographers
June 26: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Lunch included)
June 27: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

This meeting has applied to CAMPEP for approval of [enter number] MPCEC hours. CME credits are NOT available for this meeting. 

Event Capacity:
Only 8 seats are available for this workshop. Openings will be filled on a "first come, first served" basis.





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