Vision RT User Meeting 2014: Proceedings
The first Vision RT User Meeting took place in May 2014. A range of clinical experts presented their experiences and best practices with Vision RT in a range of treatment types, including DIBH, SRS, and SBRT.
Click through the videos to see full proceedings from the event.
Please note: These presentations report on clinical use of Vision RT products by independent users. These have not been validated by Vision RT and thus are not endorsed by Vision RT. Users of Vision RT’s products should develop and validate their own workflows consistent with clinical practice within their facility.
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Welcome and Introduction
Vision RT representatives Samantha Allen RT(R)(T) and Tim Nicholson welcome attendees to the first Vision RT User Meeting in San Diego, May 2014.
Supine Breast Radiotherapy Utilizing Vision RT
Monica Fullenkamp MS RT(R)(T) presents on how AlignRT has improved staff confidence in setups and helped to reduce repeat imaging for supine breast radiation therapy.
AlignRT: Deep Inspiration Breath Hold - A Therapist’s Perspective
Heather Warmouth BS RT(T) presents on the therapist’s experience of DIBH, including benefits and how to tackle potential challenges.
DIBH Radiation Therapy for Left Sided Breast Cancer - from Clinical Implementation to Clinical Research and Clinical Trial
Lily Tang PhD presents the outcomes of tests and trials on using AlignRT for DIBH, such as reproducibility of cardiac sparing.
AlignRT’s Use for Prone Breast Positioning and its Impact on Clinical Efficiency
Margaret O’Connor BSRT(T) presents on techniques for positioning patients for prone breast in a successful and reproducible manner with AlignRT.
Advanced AlignRT Features
Vision RT representative Kristy Bishop RTT presents a step-by-step process on how to capture, create, customize and utilize some of AlignRT’s more advanced features.
SRS at UCSD
Todd Pawlicki PhD DABR FAAPM presents on the experience of using AlignRT for over 400 SRS cases with an open-faced frameless mask.
Radiation Therapist Workflow for SRS Using AlignRT
Matthew Taylor BS RTT takes users through a hands-on workshop about using the frameless, maskless AlignRT system for SRS, with advice on patient setup, selection, and education.
Quality Assurance Testing: Daily, Monthly and Stereotactic
Vision RT representative Brittany Chaddock RT(T) BASc presents on QA and calibration procedures for AlignRT, including the proper needed steps to perform effective QA and calibration.
Region of Interest Selection, What to Select and Why
Vision RT representative Dawn Perez presents on the surface registration process in AlignRT and how to create appropriate ROIs for optimal registration results.
SBRT: 3D Surface Imaging for Patient Setup and Monitoring
Kristen Beck presents on treating SBRT with AlignRT, with information on how AlignRT has reduced the need for repeat CBCT scans and increased efficiency in patient throughput.
Who? What? Where? Surface Imaging and Safety
David B. Wiant PhD DABR presents on how surface imaging can provide value to patient safety with little cost to the end user.
Improving Intra-Fractional Target Positioning Accuracy for Left Breast Irradiation with Deep-Inspiration Breath-Hold Technique
Yi Rong PhD DABR presents on a trial on left breast DIBH patients to ensure accurate patient setup and dose delivery, while minimizing imaging dose to patients.
AlignRT for Sarcoma Extremity Patients
David Gierga PhD presents on the feasibility of surface imaging for positioning tumors in challenging areas.
How to Overcome Challenges in Clinical Implementation: Panel Discussion
David B. Wiant PhD DABR, Margaret O’Connor BSRT(T) and Matthew Taylor BS RTT engage in a panel discussion and address questions from the audience on how to implement and successfully use AlignRT within their clinics.