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Taxonomy: TH- Brachytherapy: HDR Brachytherapy

BReP-SNAP-T-144Reducing Dose to Uninvolved Rectum with Dynamic Shield Intensity Modulated Brachytherapy
M Morcos1,2*, T Vuong3,5, S Abbasinejad Enger1,3,4,5, (1) Medical Physics Unit, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, (2) Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, (3) Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, (4) Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada, (5) Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
PO-GeP-P-37Staff Exposure During a HDR Endobronchial Brachytherapy Stuck Source Event Requiring Surgical Extraction: A Full Scale Simulation
N Octave*, M Goulet, P Duguay-drouin, M Lagace, A Dagnault, CISSS - Chaudiere-Appalaches, Levis, QCCA,
PO-GeP-P-62Evaluation of Fast Inverse Planning Simulated Annealing for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Tandem and Ovoid Plans
Y Jia1*, L Rinker2, M Farmer2, Y Wang2, N Dubal2, M Ballo2, (1) Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN, (2) West Cancer Center and Research Institute, Germantown, TN
PO-GeP-P-84Multichannel Vaginal Cylinder Commissioning and Dosimetric Evaluation
K Dou1*, B Li1, F Lerma1, M Jacobs2, A Halthore2 (1) MedStar Health RadAmerica, Baltimore, MD, (2) Mercy Medical Center Radiation Oncology, Baltimore, MD
PO-GeP-P-90Dosimetry of Shielded Cylindrical Applicators in HDR Brachytherapy
M Xu*, R Foster, M Stutz, Northwestern Medicine, Geneva, IL and Radiation Oncology Consultants, Ltd., Oak Brook, IL
PO-GeP-T-27A Feasibility Study of MRI Guided Pre-Plan Using Advanced Gynecological Applicator Venezia
Y Huang*, F Su, X Li, H Zhao, G Nelson, M Szegedi, L Burt, D Gaffney, G Suneja, B Salter, Univ of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
PO-GeP-T-50A Novel Method Using KV and MV Imaging of a Linear Accelerator to Improve Metal and MRI Compatible HDR Applicator Source Simulation And Delivery
D Nicewonger*, K Rasmussen, S Stathakis, K Fischer, J McCulloch, M Naessig, A Licon, I Alecu, N Papanikolaou, N Kirby, D Saenz, P Myers, Mays Cancer Center - MD Anderson Cancer Center, San Antonio, TX
PO-GeP-T-97An Inexpensive Approach in the Construction of Custom Molds for the Treatment of Lesions On Curved Surfaces in Brachytherapy
C Wallace, J Miller, L Che Fru*, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
PO-GeP-T-203Commissioning of Venezia Lunar Ovoid Applicator Using Electron Autoradiograph
X Li, F Su*, Y Huang, G Stinnett, H Zhao, J Kunz, G Nelson, M Szegedi, B Salter, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
PO-GeP-T-205Community Hospital Experience Commissioning a New MR-Based HDR Program
J Fagerstrom1,2*, J Marotta2, J Cantley 1,2 (1) Northwest Medical Physics Center, Lynnwood, WA, (2) Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA
PO-GeP-T-209Comparing Non-Invasive High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Using Partially-Shielded Applicators to Intracavitary/Interstitial Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer
K Hopfensperger1*, Q Adams2, Y Kim2, X Wu3, W Xu3, K Patwardhan2, B Thammavong2, R Flynn2, (1) Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, (2) Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, (3) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
PO-GeP-T-263Design of Custom, 3D-Printed Surface Brachytherapy Applicators
K Chytyk-Praznik1-3*, P Oliver1, J Allan1, L Best2, J Robar1-3, (1) Nova Scotia Health Authority, Department of Medical Physics, (2) Dalhousie University, Department of Radiation Oncology, (3) Dalhousie University, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Halifax, NS, CA
PO-GeP-T-326Dosimetric Comparison of Elekta Vaginal CT/MR Multi-Lumen and Segmented Single Lumen Cylinder HDR Applicators of the Same Diameter
S James*, M Gagne, A Al-Basheer, C Huh, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
PO-GeP-T-448Feasibility of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Inverse Optimization of Treatment Plans for Patients with Dominant Intraprostatic Lesions Partially Covered by Pubic Arch Interference
Pedro Martinez1,2*, Kevin Martell2, Elizabeth Watt2, Siraj Husain2, Tyler Meyer1,2, Kundan Thind1,2, (1) University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CA, (2) Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, AB, CA
PO-GeP-T-490Impact of Radiation Source Activity On Short-Term Outcomes of Cervical Carcinoma Patients Treated with Brachytherapy: A Propensity Score Based Analysis
Chenguang Li 1*, Xiaofan Li 1, Jing You 1, Baosheng Liang 2, Yuliang Huang 1, Haiyang Wang 1, Yibao Zhang 1#, 1. Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education/Beijing), Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing, CN. 2. Department of Biostatistics, Health Science Center, Peking University, Beijing, CN; Institute of Medical Technology, Peking University, Beijing, CN. #Corresponding author: Yibao Zhang, email:
PO-GeP-T-723Simulation-Based Assessment of Dosimetric Uncertainty Due to Catheter Reconstruction Error in TRUS-Guided Prostate HDR Brachytherapy
K Dekker, C Joshi, A Kerr*, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario - Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ONCA,
PO-GeP-T-811Treatment Planning Verification of In-Vivo OSLD Phantom Measurements
A Bowers*, J Keller, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
TH-A-TRACK 3-7Investigating the Impact of Model-Based Dose Calculation On Interstitial Lung Brachytherapy and Comparison to External Beam SBRT
D O'Connell*, A Chang, A Lee, P Venkat, M Hagio, Y Yang, S Park, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA