Leksell Gamma Knife Icon - Clinical Introductory Course (NHH)

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September 10-12, 2023

Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

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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