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, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, USABenefits of Neo-Adjuvant SRS Versus En Bloc Resection
Anthony Asher, Neuroscience Institute, Atrium Health Care System, Charlotte, USASRS-related Complications and Long-term Maintenance of Mini-Mental State Examination Scores
Masaaki Yamamoto, Katsuta Hospital Mito GammaHouse, Hitachinaka, JapanClinical Implementation of Software for Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases
Maximilian Niyazi, LMU University Hospital of Munich, Munich, GermanyClinical Outcomes Utilizing Software for Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases
Prabhakar Tripuraneni, Scripps M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, La Jolla, USABreak (30min) Next Technological Iteration for Treatment of Multiple Brain Mets
Susanne Rogers, Kantonsspital, Aarau, SwitzerlandTreatment Response Assessment and Re-treatment Decision Making
Diana Horvath-Rizea, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, GermanyRole of Radiosurgery for Treatment of Brain Metastases in the Era of Targeted and Immunotherapies
Veronica Chiang, Yale University, New Haven, USAClinical Evaluation of Neurocognitive Assessment Tools
Mark de Ridder, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumPatient Specific QA and IGRT Requirements in Single Isocenter Treatments
Nzhde Agazaryan, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USAPoster Winner Presentation (5min) Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases Using Single Isocentric Technique with Forward Planned Dynamic Arcs
Deborah Jiang, Department of Radiation Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USAQ&A (25min) Panel Discussion
Javier Fandino, Kantonsspital, Aarau, SwitzerlandImproved Intraoperative Visualizations to Enhance Extent of Resection
Orin Bloch, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, USAThe Role of Surgical Planning for Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery
Isaac Yang, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USAStandardizing Radiosurgical Treatment with New Automated Software for Cranial SRS
Reinhard Wurm, Klinikum Frankfurt Oder, Frankfurt Oder, GermanyClinical Outcomes Utilizing New Automated Software for Radiosurgical Treatment of Primary Tumors
Kenneth Usuki, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, USAQ&A (15mins) Panel Discussion Break (20min)
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USAClinical and Technical Considerations for Post-Operative SBRT - An Emerging Paradigm Shift
Arjun Sahgal, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, CanadaPatterns of Failure and SRS Planning Volume Considerations for Patients with Metastatic Sarcoma
Amol Ghia, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USAStarting a Radiosurgical Program and Benefits of Modern Software Tools
Filippo Alongi, Ospedale Sacro Cuore- Don Calabria, Negrar, ItalyPoster Winner Presentation (5min) Intensity-Modulated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Intramedullary Cervical Spinal Metastases: Report of 2 Cases
Yoshimasa Mori, Shin-Yurigaoka General Hospital, Kawasaki, JapanQ&A (25min) Panel Discussion
Reinhard Wurm, Klinikum Frankfurt Oder, GermanyThe Role of Focal Therapy for ARUBA-Eligible Patients
Howard Riina, New York University Langone Medical Center. New York City, USAAVM Nidus Definition via Planar DSA Co-Registration with MRI-based Maximum Intensity Projections
Mohsen Javadpour, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, IrelandHypo-Fractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery Management of Large Arteriovenous Malformations
Jan Boström, University Hospital of Bonn (UKB), Bonn, GermanyPoster Winner Presentation (5min) Validation of Smartbrush Angio Registration for Frameless Stereotactic Targeting of Brain AVM
Ingrid Kuijper, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, NetherlandsQ&A (10min) Panel Discussion Break (15min)
Antonio DeSalles, Hospital do Coracao (HCor), University of California Los Angeles, Sao Paolo, BrazilBenefits of Data Enrichment Solutions for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Planning
Selcuk Peker, Koc University, Istanbul, TurkeyEffects of MRI Distortions for Target Definitions in Functional Treatments
Thierry Gevaert, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumExpanding Novalis Radiosurgery Applications for Functional Indications
Michael Dally, ICON Cancer Centre, Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, AustraliaRadiosurgery Registry Data Mining: Process and Results from the First 3000 Patients
Douglas Kondziolka, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, USAHow Machine Learning Can Improve Medical Outcomes
Eric Oermann, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USAPoster Winner Presentation (5mins) Evaluation of Elements Anatomical Mapping for OAR Contouring
Olaf Wittenstein, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein Campus Kiel, Kiel, GermanyQ&A (20mins) Panel Discussion
Manuel Todorovic, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, GermanyDosimetric Comparison of Two Planning Software Applications for Treatment of Brain Metastases
Marie-Claude Biston, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, FranceMLC Leakage Analysis for Quality Assurance
Charles Geraghty, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, USAExacTrac Frameless Radiosurgery Clinical Validation for Functional Radiosurgery Patients
Thierry Gevaert, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, BelgiumFrameless Radiosurgery Accuracy for Elekta Configurations
Philipp Freislederer, LMU University Hospital of Munich, Munich, GermanyBreak (15min) Dosimetric Evaluation of New Automated Planning Tools for Spine SRS
Niko Papanikolaou, Mays Cancer Center - UT Health San Antonio, MD Anderson Cancer Center, San Antonio, USAClinical Implementation and Quality Assurance for Spine Radiosurgery
Daniel Venencia, Instituto Zunino - Fundacion Marie Curie, Cordoba, ArgentinaThe Means for Radiosurgery Quality Management: Novalis Certified
Timothy Solberg, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USAE-Poster Winner Presentation (5min) Comparison of Linac-Based Single Isocenter Dynamic Conformal Arc Software to Cobalt-Based Multiple Isocenter Planning Software
Michel Chea, Radiation Oncology Department, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, FranceQ&A (30min) Panel Discussion
Supported by an educational grant from: Brainlab AG
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