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 (LDR) Prostate Seed Brachytherapy.  This Brachytherapy solution offers a real-time workflow for LDR seed prostate brachytherapy.  Seed placement and planning is performed under ultrasound guidance without patient movement. 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
  • Seed Selection
  • Differences between of real-time and conventional LDR prostate brachytherapy workflows

Interact with Faculty on the following:

  • Best practices for seed placement
  • See adaptive treatment 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 LDR 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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