Qfix International Patient Positioning and Immobilization Symposium

The International Patient Positioning and Immobilization Symposium Agenda is being finalized and will be posted here soon.  In the meantime here is a sampling of agenda topics and speakers from some of our past symposiums.

  • Patient transport in multiple imaging and treatment modalities
  • High dose rate (HDR) and low dose rate (LDR) Brachytherapy workflow in radiation oncology
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery positioning and immobilization 
  • Intracranial, head and neck setups and treatment
  • Radiosurgery for spine metastases
  • Clinical considerations in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Use of a spirometry based respiratory motion management system with gating for imaging and treatment
  • Clinical workflow for MRI simulation and planning in radiotherapy
  • Abdominal/thoracic motion control to suppress tumor and organ motion for imaging and radiotherapy treatments.
  • Prone breast radiotherapy simulation, planning and treatment
  • Unconventional immobilization devices and setups
  • Emerging trends in radiotherapy
  • Beatriz Amendola, M.D., PA - Innovative Cancer Institute, South Miami, FL
  • Albert Attia, M.D. - Vanderbilt University Medical
  • Indrin Chetty, Ph.D. - Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • Christina Cramer, M.D. - Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Davied Grissell, M.D. - Greenville Health Systems, Greenville, SC
  • Janet Horton, M.D. - Duke Health Cancer Center, Durham, NC
  • Mathew Manning, M.D. - Cone Health Cancer Center, Greensboro, NC
  • M. Salim Siddiqui, M.D, Ph.D. - Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • David Wiant, Ph. D., DABR - Cone Health Cancer Center, Greensboro, NC
  • Julia White, M.D., F.A.C.R. - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH



Medical Physicists: An application will be submitted to the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program.

Radiation Therapists: An application will be submitted to the American Society for Radiological Technologists for designation of Category A continuing education credits.
Medical Dosimetrists: An application will be submitted to the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board for designation of MDCB credit. 



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