Practical Info

Course start
14 Jun 2023
Course end
16 Jun 2023
Course length
3 days
Venue
Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli
Language
English
Spaces
Available 20

Disclaimer

Any views or opinions are presented by healthcare professionals who share their insights, recommendations and practical experience with respect to brachytherapy, and do not necessarily represent those of Elekta.

This Workshop will be organized in Rome, Italy at the Gemelli University Hospital. Local expert teams and guest faculty from the Medical University of Vienna will make a fundamental introduction in the basics of image-guided brachytherapy (interventional radiotherapy) in cervical cancer. The course precedes the advanced workshop on the same topic organized at the Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria.

During the workshop the participants will be presented a comprehensive practical insight into the clinical workflow of 3D image-guided brachytherapy for cervical cancer. This course entails 60% of time dedicated to training of practical skills, and a tailor-made agenda based on participants needs.

To address properly all teaching needs, registered participants are kindly requested to fill in a questionnaire and return it to info@brachyacademy.com before April 1st, 2023.

Content

  • Implantation
  • Imaging and contouring
  • Applicator reconstruction
  • Multidisciplinary treatment planning
  • Team roles, logistics, infrastructure
  • Hands-on exercises

Faculty

Luca Tagliaferri, MD, PhD – Radiation Oncologist, Head of Interventional Radiotherapy Unit*
Alina Sturdza, MD, FRCPC – Radiation Oncologist**
Christian Kirisits, PhD – Prof, Head of Brachytherapy Physics**
and Rome Interventional Oncology Center (IOC) staff

* Gemelli ART (Advanced Radiation Therapy) – Interventional Oncology Center (IOC), Fondazione Policlinico Universitario «Agostino Gemelli» IRCCS, Rome, Italy

** Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital (AKH), Vienna, Austria

Pre-requisite

Clinical experience with brachytherapy in cervical cancer

Audience

  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Gynaecologists
  • Clinical Physicists
  • Radiation Technologists

The faculty strongly advises multi-disciplinary teams per hospital to register!

Course fee

The registration fee is 1101 Euro (excl VAT) and includes all workshop materials, 1 dinner on Thursday and beverages and lunches on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The fee is exclusive of travel and hotel costs.

 

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Location
Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCSargo Agostino Gemelli, 8Roma00168Italy

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