Leksell Gamma Knife Icon - Clinical Introductory Course (NHH)

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November 28 - December 1, 2022

Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Purpose/Objective
The course will focus on clinical information, combined with radiation physics.Participants will learn details about technical and dosimetry aspects of the Leksell Gamma Knife®. At the end of the course attendees should be able to perform acceptance, commissioning and regular quality assurance of the Leksell Gamma Knife® unit and treatment planning including configuration and administration of the Leksell GammaPlan® treatment planning software. Further, participants should be able to address all requirements of clinical use of Leksell Gamma Knife® such as stereotactic imaging, radiosurgery treatment planning, gamma knife unit operation and radiation safety and emergency procedures. 

Course Content:

  • Leksell Gamma Knife Icon hardware and dosimetry
  • Acceptance and commissioning of Leksell Gamma Knife Icon
  • Daily, monthly and annual quality assurance of Leksell Gamma Knife Icon
  • Principles of stereotactic imaging and radiosurgery treatment planning
  • Basic radiobiology and dose selection in Leksell Gamma Knife
  • Clinical lectures covering established indications for Gamma Knife surgery
  • Patient selection and teaching cases
  • Observation of patient treatments
  • Hands-on sessions with Leksell GammaPlan® and Leksell Gamma Knife Icon
  • Radiation safety and emergency procedures for Leksell Gamma Knife Icon

Training center and duration
4-day course at Na Homolce Hospital, Department of Stereotactic and Radiation Neurosurgery, Department of Medical Physics, Prague, Czech Republic.

For further questions please contact: info@remove-this.lgksociety.com

Cancellation of registration prior to the commencement of the course:            

  • up to 21 days, 350 Euro/USD 500
  • up to 21-14 days, 25% of the fee
  • up to 14-7 days, 50 % of the fee
  • 7 days, full fee

Learning Type: Classroom

Subject: Radiosurgery Solutions

AvailableLanguages: English

Duration: 4 days

Who Should Take This:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiation Technologists
  • Medical Physicists

 

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