Date: September 21–22, 2018
Program Description: The 8th International Conference of the Novalis Circle will highlight scientific innovation, best practices and key initiatives designed to optimize clinical outcomes in oncology by integrating stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) across multidisciplinary cancer teams.
This meeting will feature today’s foremost international experts in radiation oncology and neurosurgery sharing their perspectives on brain metastasis, primary benign tumors, vascular malformations, functional indications, spine metastasis and how new clinical paradigms offer value-based medicine and patient-centered health care.
Objectives: At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
Target Audiences: Radiation oncologists, neurosurgeons, medical physicists and other members of the radiation oncology community who are members of the Novalis Circle.
Format: Live lecture
Douglas Kondziolka, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, USABenefits of Neo-Adjuvant SRS Versus En Bloc Resection
Anthony Asher, MD, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, USASRS-related Complications and Long-term Maintenance of Mini-Mental State Examination Scores
Masaaki Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Katsuta Hospital Mito GammaHouse, Hitachinaka, JapanClinical Implementation of Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS
Karim-Maximilian Niyazi, MD, University Hospital of Munich, Klinikum Großhadern, Munich, GermanyClinical Outcomes Utilizing Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS
TBDBreak (15min) Role of Radiosurgery for Treatment of Brain Metastases in the Era of Targeted and Immunotherapies
Veronica Chiang, MD, Yale University, New Haven, USANext Technological Iteration for Treatment of Multiple Brain Mets
Roberto Spiegelmann, MD, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center,Tel Aviv, IsraelTreatment Response Assessment for Retreatment Decision Making Clinical Evaluation of Neurocognitive Assessment Tools
Mark de Ridder, MD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumPatient Specific QA and IGRT Requirements in Single Isocenter Treatments
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD, UCLA, Los Angeles, USAE-Poster Winner Presentation Q&A Panel Discussion
Javier Fandino, MD, Kantonsspital, Aarau, SwitzerlandImproved Intraoperative Visualizations to Enhance Extent of Resection
Orin Bloch, MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, USAThe Role of Surgical Planning for Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery
Isaac Yang, MD, UCLA, Los Angeles, USAStandardizing Radiosurgical Treatment with Elements Cranial SRS
Reinhard Wurm, MD, Klinikum Frankfurt Oder, GermanyClinical Outcomes Utilizing Elements Cranial SRS
Ken Usuki, MD, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, USAE-Poster Winner Presentation Q&A Panel Discussion Break (15min)
TBDHow Machine Learning Can Improve Medical Outcomes
Eric Oermann, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USABenefits of Data Enrichment Solutions for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Planning
Selcuk Peker, MD, Koc University, Istanbul,TurkeyRadiosurgery Registry Data Mining: Process and Results from the First 3000 Patients
Douglas Kondziolka, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, USAQ&A Panel Discussion
Yoshiya Yamada, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USAClinical and Technical Considerations for Post-Operative SBRT - An Emerging Paradigm Shift
Arjun Sahgal, MD, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto , CanadaPatterns of Failure and SRS Planning Volume Considerations for Patients with Metastatic Sarcoma
Amol Ghia, MD, MD Anderson, Houston, USAStarting a Radiosurgery Program Utilizing Elements Spine SRS
Filippo Alongi, MD, Ospedale Sacro Cuore, Negrar, ItalyE-Poster Winner Presentation Q&A Panel Discussion
Antonio De Salles, MD, PhD, UCLA, Los Angeles, USAThe Increasing Role of FiberTracking in Functional Neurosurgery Planning
TBDMethods to Improve Target Delineation and Reduce Intra and Inter User Variability for Essential Tremor Treatments
TBDThe Role of MRI Distortion Correction in Preventing Weak Response for Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients
TBDExpanding Novalis Radiosurgery Applications for Functional Indications
Michael Dally, MD, Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, AustraliaE-Poster Winner Presentation Q&A Panel Discussion Break (15min)
Reinhard Wurm, MD, Klinikum Frankfurt Oder, GermanyThe Role of Focal Therapy for ARUBA-Eligible Patients
Howard Riina, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, USAAVM Nidus Definition via Planar DSA Co-Registration with MRI-based Maximum Intensity Projections
Mohsen Javadpour, MD, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, IrelandHypo-Fractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery Management of Large Arteriovenous Malformations
Jan Boström, MD, University Hospital of Bonn (UKB), Bonn, GermanyE-Poster Winner Presentation Q&A Panel Discussion
Manuel Todorovic, PhD, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, GermanyEffects of MRI Distortions for Target Definitions in Functional Treatments
Thierry Gevaert, PhD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumDosimetric Comparison of Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS to Gamma Plan
TBDDosimetric Comparison of Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS to Multi Plan
Marie-Claude Biston, PhD, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, FranceMLC Leakage Analysis for Quality Assurance for Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS
Charles Geraghty, MSc, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Maryland, USABreak (15min) Dosimetric Evaluation of Elements Spine SRS
Nikos Papanikolaou, PhD, University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Antonio, USAClinical Implementation and Quality Assurance for Elements Spine SRS
Daniel Venencia, PhD, Instituto Zunino, Cordoba, ArgentinaExacTrac Frameless Radiosurgery Clinical Validation for Functional Radiosurgery Patients
Thierry Gevaert, PhD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumFrameless Radiosurgery Accuracy for Elekta Configurations
Philipp Freislederer, Dipl.-Ing., University Hospital of Munich, Klinikum Großhadern, GermanyThe Means for Radiosurgery Quality Management: Novalis Certified
Timothy Solberg, PhD, UCSF, San Francisco, USAGeneral Discussion
Supported by an educational grant from: Brainlab AG
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