20. April 2018 - 23:00
Australian School of Medical Imaging
AustraliaHornsbySuite 616, 1C Burdett Street

Ultrasound for Brachytherapy, Australian School of Medical Imaging, Friday, 20. April 2018

Course Description 


This intensive two-day hands-on course is designed for radiotherapy personnel interested in becoming proficient in ultrasound use in brachytherapy. The program provides participants with tuition in basic ultrasound physics, ultrasound terminology, sonographic scan planes, annotations and measurements plus probe manipulation techniques. The rationale of image-based brachytherapy is also covered, with particular emphasis on cancer of the cervix and cancer of the prostate.  


 


Curriculum




Basic ultrasound physics and instrumentation




'Knobology' and image optimisation




Transducer selection




Probe orientation and manipulation techniques




Artifact recognition




Female pelvic anatomy and some pathologies




Identifying, localising and verifying gynaecological brachytherapy applicators on ultrasound




Prostate anatomy




Implant technique for prostate brachytherapy using transrectal ultrasound




Identifying, localising and verifying catheters and seeds on ultrasound




Breast anatomy and pathology




Basic breast ultrasound scanning for boost localisation




Neck anatomy and pathology




Basic neck ultrasound scanning techniques for node localisation and depth measurements




Objectives


Upon completion of this course participants should have an understanding of ultrasound physics and instrumentation and rationale of image-based brachytherapy for cervix and prostate cancer. This course should provide the participants with skills in image optimisation and the ability to employ ultrasound to guide insertion of brachytherapy applicators.

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