Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ Introductory Program

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Objective

The course will focus on clinical information, combined with radation 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.

Content

● Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion hardwareand dosimetry

● Acceptance and commissioning of LeksellGamma Knife Perfexion

● Daily, monthly and annual qualityassurance of Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion

● Principles of stereotactic imaging andradiosurgery treatment planning

● Basic radiobiology and dose selection inLeksell Gamma Knife

● Clinical lectures covering establishedindications for Gamma Knife surgery

  • Patient selection and teaching cases

● Observation of patient treatments

● Hands-on sessions with Leksell GammaPlan®and Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion

● Radiation safety and emergency procedures for LeksellGamma Knife Perfexion

Training centres and duration

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

Target group

  • Medical Physicists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiation therapists

Further information

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