Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Initial Clinical Experience with ExacTrac Dynamic

Maximillian Niyazi, MD and Philipp Freislederer, MS
Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Hospital, Munich, Germany

This webinar covers:

  • Commissioning of ExacTrac Dynamic
  • Findings in the validation of system accuracy in a clinical environment
  • Benefits of 4D thermal camera
  • Discussion on initial clinical experience
  • Extended clinical workflows for ExacTrac Dynamic

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Safe Neuroablation Via Advanced Image Processing Tools

Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD
UCLA Neurosurgery, Los Angeles, California
Mohamed Khattab, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

This webinar reviews:

  • Patient selection criteria for neuromodulation and neuroablation
  • The value of radiosurgery for essential tremor
  • Why stereotactic planning alone isn’t sufficient for neuroablation 
  • Target validation with patient-specific advanced imaging techniques
  • Prescription selection and requirements for safe radiosurgical treatments

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar – Presented in Spanish
Experiencia Clínica de Radiocirugía Craneal en Tumores Cerebrales Primarios

Dra. de la Mata, Dr. Sergio Moreno Jiménez y la M. en C. Mariana Hernández-Bojórquez
Centro Médico ABC, Ciudad de México, México

Este seminario web:

  • Reconocerá el papel de la radiocirugía en tumores primarios del SNC como el glioblastoma u oligodendroglioma
  • Evaluará los cambios de diagnósticos por imagen después de la radiocirugía a través de varias técnicas de diagnóstico por imagen
  • Planteará errores anteriores/mala administración durante SRS
  • Demostrará cómo un enfoque de gestión de calidad puede ayudar a reducir el riesgo de accidentes, con énfasis en las técnicas de verificación de imágenes
  • Consideraciones especiales y selección de pacientes en SRS en tumores benignos (adenomas hipofisarios, neurinomas acústicos y meningiomas)
  • Seguimiento y evaluación del paciente / imagen después de SRS en tumores benignos (adenomas pituitarios, neurinomas acústicos y meningiomas)

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar – Presented in Spanish
Radiocirugía en Múltiple Metástasis: Experiencia Clínica con Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Dra. Silvia Zunino and Dr. Daniel Venencia
Instituto Zunino, Córdoba, Argentina

Este seminario web

  • Revisión de las técnicas de tratamiento de las metástasis cerebrales múltiples
  • Herramientas disponibles en Elements
  • Resultados de los parámetros dosimétricos del tratamiento basados en nuestra experiencia
  • Resultados de herramientas de control de calidad específicas para el paciente
  • El proceso de comisionado
  • Ejemplo de tratamientos

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Paradigm Shift in Management of Intracranial Metastases: A Review of the Kaiser Series Utilizing Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Michael R. Girvigian, MD and Javad Rahimian, PhD
Kaiser Permanente LA, Los Angeles, CA

This webinar reviews:

  • Clinical workflow for Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS at Kaiser Permanente LA
  • Specific treatment plan and case examples
  • Quality assurance examples
  • Clinical outcomes for Kaiser LA series
  • Utilization of Contrast Clearance Analysis at Kaiser Permanente LA for brain metastases

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Contrast Clearance Analysis for Differentiating Tumor From Treatment Effects

Dheerendra Prasad, MD
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA

This webinar reviews:

  • Review the role of Contrast Clearance Analysis in a high-volume brain radiosurgery practice
  • Discuss modern challenges in the multimodality management of brain metastases
  • Discuss the integration of Brainlab Elements in the Gamma Knife workflow
  • Discuss Adverse Radiation Effects in the brain after stereotactic radiosurgery and therapeutic interventions
  • Review examples of the utilization of Contrast Clearance Analysis for GMB and brain metastases

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar – Italian
Patient Positioning and Monitoring With ExacTrac Dynamic
Posizionamento e monitoraggio del paziente con ExacTrac Dynamic

Dr. Stefanie Corradini
Ludwig-Maximilian-University Hospital

Alexander Malesevic e Lukas Kompatscher
Brainlab AG

Argomenti del webinar:

  • Nuove caratteristiche di ExacTrac Dynamic
  • Flussi di lavoro SGRT di base in combinazione con la verifica a raggi X
  • Future possibilità di ExacTrac Dynamic
  • Fonti di errore e incertezze per i trattamenti SRS
  • Sedi di trattamento aggiuntive che beneficiano di un flusso di lavoro SGRT e raggi X 

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Evaluation of an Enhanced Solution for the Treatment of Multiple Metastases with a Single Isocenter

Michael Taylor, M.S., DABR and John F. Gleason, Jr., MD
Alliance Cancer Care, Huntsville, Alabama, USA

This webinar reviews:

  • Dosimetric parameters of Brainlab Multiple Brain Mets SRS version 1.5 versus 2.0 for a variety of scenarios and patients
  • Dosimetric effects of MLC design and function when using an optimized dynamic conformal arc approach (DCA) for SRS treatment delivery
  • Dosimetric comparison of treatment plans generated with and without the Jaw Tracking feature for the Agility MLC in comparison to HD120 MLC
  • Considerations for single fraction SRS versus fractionated SRT for 5mm MLC leaf widths
  • DCA versus volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for multiple brain metastases

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Evaluation of Elements Spine SRS

Wenyin Shi, MD and Haisong Liu, PhD
Thomas Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This webinar reviews:

  • Challenges in treatment planning and primary mechanism of failure for spine SRS/SBRT
  • Dosimetric evaluation of Elements Spine SRS
  • Specific plan examples
  • Value of Monte Carlo for spine SRS/SBRT
  • Benefits of indication-specific automation for spine SRS/SBRT

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Automated Spine SRS Treatment & Benefits of Modern Software Tools

Filippo Alongi, MD
Ospedale Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria, Verona, Italy

This webinar reviews:

  • The emerging role of SRS/SBRT for spine metastases
  • Target definition for spine SRS/SBRT
  • Inter-observer variability in target delineation and organ-at-risk definition for spine SRS/SBRT
  • Benefits of modern software tools for spine SRS/SBRT
  • Clinical experience utilizing Elements Spine SRS

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Quality Improvement for Brain Metastases using Patient Outcomes Registries

Jason Sheehan, MD
University of Virginia University Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia

This webinar reviews:

  • The advantages and limitations of a randomized controlled trial
  • The increase in big data research in neurosurgery 
  • The need for data driven research to improve the quality of heath care
  • The organization and objectives of the Neuropoint Alliance national registry for stereotactic radiosurgery 
  • The preliminary findings of the registry with regard to brain metastasis patients

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Clinical Experience with Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Cory Knill, MS and Zachary Seymour, MD
Beaumont Health, Dearborn, MI

This webinar reviews:

  • Treatment planning options for multiple brain metastases and how workflows matter
  • Dosimetric evaluation of Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS
  • Commissioning and Implementation on VersaHD
  • Specific treatment plans and quality assurance examples
  • Dosimetric impact of distortion correction for multiple brain metastases

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
ExacTrac Dynamic:* An All-In-One IGRT/SGRT Solution for Linac-based Radiosurgery

Philipp Freislederer
Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Hospital, Munich, Germany

This webinar reviews:

  • New features of ExacTrac Dynamic
  • Basic SGRT workflows in combination with X-ray verification
  • Future possibilities of ExacTrac Dynamic
  • Error sources and uncertainties for SRS treatments
  • Additional treatment sites benefiting from an SGRT & X-ray workflow

Novalis Circle Clinical Tutorial
Clinical Commissioning for Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Chief of Clinical Medical Physics
UCLA Medical Center

Stephen Tenn, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
UCLA Medical Center

This webinar reviews:

  • A wide range of phantoms and software utilized during the commissioning process of Elements Multiple Brain Metastases SRS at the UCLA radiation oncology clinic
  • Test results for patient-specific QA secondary dose calculation systems
  • Workflow simulations and final recommendations for future users of Elements Multiple Brain Metastases SRS software

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
European Experience with Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Dipl.-Phys. Manuel Todorovic, MSc., Head of Clinical Medical Physics University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

This webinar reviews:

  • A comparison of treatment planning options for multiple brain metastases
  • Specific treatment plans
  • Quality assurance examples

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Clinical Experience Utilizing Elements Multiple Brain Mets SRS

Wenyin Shi, MD, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Haisong Liu, PhD, Associate Professor and Medical Physicist
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

This webinar reviews:

  • Specific treatment planning techniques
  • Quality Assurance and planning challenges
  • Plan evaluation parameters and initial patient outcome data

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Novalis Certified – Program Overview and Keys to a Successful Review

Timothy Solberg, PhD, Director of Medical Physics
University of California, San Francisco

Jonathan Howe, MS, Medical Physicist
Norton Cancer Institute

This webinar reviews:

  • Novalis Certified Program history and background
  • The unique challenges encountered in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Quality and safety standards in which the Novalis Certified Program is based
  • Personal experience of certification process and keys to a successful review

Novalis Circle Technical Webinar
Multiple Brain Metastases SRS for Small Targets – Simple Case

Ethan Province, Regional Marketing Manager

This webinar reviews:

  • Full treatment planning workflow for a simple three metastases case
  • Best practices for each step including image fusion, auto-segmentation, contouring, planning and QA
  • Optimization algorithm and dosimetric results for the Multiple Brain Mets SRS Element

Novalis Circle Clinical Webinar
Commissioning and Patient-Specific QA of Single Isocenter, Multiple Target SRS Treatments

Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD, Chief of Clinical Medical Physics
UCLA Medical Center

This webinar reviews:

  • A wide range of phantoms and software that have been utilized in the UCLA radiation oncology clinic
  • Many of the commercially available commissioning systems including: gel phantoms such as RTSafe, film and ion chambers; and, electronic arrays such as MapCheck and ArcCheck
  • Test results for patient specific QA second-dose calculation systems including Sun Nuclear PerFRACTION™, Mobius3D, Eclipse and MUCheck

*ExacTrac Dynamic is not commercially available in certain markets, including the United States. The information presented herein is general product information regarding ExacTrac Dynamic. The provision of the product information is not an attempt to market ExacTrac Dynamic in markets where the product is not commercially available, nor to solicit any orders for ExacTrac Dynamic in such markets, but rather is simply an opportunity for discussion. Commercial availability in all markets is contingent on the current release schedule and approval by the appropriate regulatory agencies.