November-December 2022

Volume 21Issue 6SupplementS1-S102

Abstracts of the 2022 American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting

  • Friday, June 17, 20228:00 AM - 9:00 AM GPP01  Presentation Time: 8:00 AM

    Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial of Patient Treatment-Related Anxiety Following the Use of a Gynecologic Brachytherapy-Specific Educational Video

    • Kripa Guram,
    • Nikhil V. Kotha,
    • Kylie Morgan,
    • ...
    • Dan Scanderbeg,
    • John Einck,
    • Jyoti Mayadev
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S16
  • GPP02  Presentation Time: 8:10 AM

    Evaluating the Relationship Between Vaginal Apex ``Dog Ears'' and Patterns of Recurrence in Endometrial Cancer Following Adjuvant Image Guided Vaginal Cuff Brachytherapy

    • Emily K. Venner,
    • Kristin A. Ward,
    • Nolan A. Wages,
    • Timothy N. Showalter,
    • Kara D. Romano
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S16-S17
  • GPP03  Presentation Time: 8:20 AM

    Short Course Adjuvant Vaginal Cuff Brachytherapy (VCB) in Early Endometrial Cancer: Preliminary Results of the SAVE Randomized Clinical Trial

    • Gita Suneja,
    • Jessica Huang,
    • Kenneth Boucher,
    • ...
    • Lilie Lin,
    • William Small Jr.,
    • David Gaffney
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S17
  • GPP04  Presentation Time: 8:30 AM

    What is Appropriate Target Delineation for MRI-Based Brachytherapy for Medically Inoperable Endometrial Cancer?

    • David Carpenter,
    • Sara J. Stephens,
    • Diandra N. Ayala-Peacock,
    • ...
    • Sheridan G. Meltsner,
    • Oana Craciunescu,
    • Junzo P. Chino
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S17-S18
  • GPP05  Presentation Time: 8:40 AM

    Comparing Long Term Quality of Life Across Different Uterine Cancer Treatment Modalities

    • Alison Yoder,
    • David S. Lakomy,
    • Juliana Wu,
    • ...
    • Pamela T. Soliman,
    • Susan K. Peterson,
    • Lilie L. Lin
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S18-S19
  • GPP06  Presentation Time: 8:50 AM

    Enhanced Recovery Pathway (ERP) in Patients Undergoing Brachytherapy for Gynecologic Cancer (GYN-BT)

    • Lauren M. Andring,
    • Kelsey Corrigan,
    • Gohar Manzar,
    • ...
    • Patricia Eifel,
    • Ann Klopp,
    • Melissa Joyner
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S19
  • Friday, June 17, 20229:00 AM - 10:00 AM PP01  Presentation Time: 9:00 AM

    Propensity-Matched Analysis of High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy in Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer: Monotherapy or Boost?

    • Aishah E. AlQaderi,
    • Saad AlRashidi,
    • Andrew Loblaw,
    • Chia-Lin Tseng,
    • Hans Chung,
    • Gerard Morton
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S19-S20
  • PP02  Presentation Time: 9:10 AM

    Salvage Prostate Brachytherapy in Radiorecurrent Prostate Cancer: An International Delphi Consensus Study

    • Mark T. Corkum,
    • Mark Buyyounouski,
    • Albert Chang,
    • ...
    • Peter Rossi,
    • Timothy Showalter,
    • Mitchell Kamrava
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S20-S21
  • PP03  Presentation Time: 9:20 AM

    Patterns of Failure for Salvage HDR Prostate Brachytherapy in the Prostate PET Imaging Era

    • Daniel Benjamin Rosen,
    • Peter Orio,
    • Ivan Buzurovic,
    • Paul L. Nguyen,
    • Atish D. Choudhury,
    • Martin King
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S21
  • PP04  Presentation Time: 9:30 AM

    169Yb-Based High Dose Rate Intensity Modulated Brachytherapy for Focal Treatment of Prostate Cancer

    • Maude Robitaille,
    • Cynthia Ménard,
    • Josephine Lavoie,
    • Gabriel Famulari,
    • Dominic Nadeau,
    • Shirin A. Enger
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S21-S22
  • PP05  Presentation Time: 9:40 AM

    21 Gy Single Fraction Prostate HDR Brachytherapy: Mature Results of a Single Institution Prospective Study.

    • Kamran Salari,
    • Hong Ye,
    • Evelyn Sebastian,
    • ...
    • Zachary Seymour,
    • Sirisha Nandalur,
    • Daniel Krauss
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S22
  • PP06  Presentation Time: 9:50 AM

    Biochemical Failure-Free Survival Rates After Brachytherapy with I-125, Pd-103, or Cs-131 for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: Phase II Trial

    • Nazreen Bhim,
    • Henry Mok,
    • Chad Tang,
    • ...
    • Karen Hoffman,
    • Teresa Bruno,
    • Steven Frank
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S22-S23
  • Friday, June 17, 202212:30 PM - 1:30 PM PHSOR01  Presentation Time: 12:30 PM

    Characterization of a Novel Multi-Modality Imaging Phantom for Ultrasound Interstitial Needle Guidance for High Dose Rate Gynecological Brachytherapy

    • Julie Raffi,
    • Brett Eckroate,
    • Rajesh Venkataraman,
    • ...
    • Sheridan Meltsner,
    • Oana Craciunescu,
    • Diandra Ayala-Peacock
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S23
  • PHSOR02  Presentation Time: 12:35 PM

    Practical Considerations for Dosimetric Verification of Ru-106 Eye Plaque Vendor Certificate Using Radiochromic Film

    • Surendra Prajapati,
    • Samantha J. Simiele,
    • Rajat Kudchadker,
    • Firas Mourtada
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S24
  • PHSOR03  Presentation Time: 12:40 PM

    Radiation Dosimetry of a Dual-Modality Balloon Implant for Simultaneous HDR Brachytherapy and Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia to Treat Brain Tumor Resection Cavities

    • Sophia Rooks,
    • Shuying Wan,
    • Dario Rodrigues
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S24-S25
  • PHSOR04  Presentation Time: 12:45 PM

    Investigating the Implications of a Newly-Available Higher Initial Source Strength for Ultrahypofractionated High-Dose-Rate 192Ir Brachytherapy in Prostate Monotherapy

    • Christopher Tien,
    • Zhe (Jay) Chen
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S25
  • PHSOR05  Presentation Time: 12:50 PM

    The Effect of Quantum Noise on a Novel Multilateration-Based Brachytherapy Source Localization Approach

    • P. James Jensen,
    • Christopher Jason Tien,
    • Zhe (Jay) Chen
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S25-S26
  • PHSOR06  Presentation Time: 12:55 PM

    Medical Physics Residents Have Spoken: They Want More Brachytherapy Training Opportunities

    • Samantha Simiele,
    • Manik Aima,
    • Christopher Melhus,
    • Susan Richardson
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S26-S27
  • PHSOR07  Presentation Time: 1:00 PM

    Feasibility of Using Dual-Activity Seed Loading When Using Eye Physics Eye Plaques and Plaque Simulator Treatment Planning in Eye Plaque Brachytherapy

    • Sheridan Meltsner,
    • David Kirsch,
    • Miguel Materin,
    • Yongbok Kim,
    • Yang Sheng,
    • Oana Craciunescu
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S27
  • PHSOR08  Presentation Time: 1:05 PM

    Retrospective Comparison of TG43 vs. AcurosBV Model-Based Dose Calculation Algorithm (MBDCA) in Cervical Cancer Patients Treated with HDR Brachytherapy Boost

    • BillieAnn Radcliffe,
    • Sheridan Meltsner,
    • Yongbok Kim,
    • ...
    • Julie Raffi,
    • Junzo Chino,
    • Oana Craciunescu
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S27-S28
  • PHSOR09  Presentation Time: 1:10 PM

    Establishing a Cs-131 Intraoperative Mesh Brachytherapy Program: Physics Perspective

    • Shiv Srivastava,
    • Dilini Pinnaduwage,
    • Steven Ellefson,
    • ...
    • Shyamal Patel,
    • Stephen Sorensen,
    • Nitika Thawani
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S28-S29
  • PHSOR10  Presentation Time: 1:15 PM

    Dosimetry Comparison Platform for Diffusing Alpha Emitters Radiation Therapy (DaRT) in Focal Prostate Brachytherapy

    • Jean-Francois Carrier,
    • Karim Boudam,
    • Lior Arazi,
    • Yuji Kamio,
    • Daniel Taussky
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S29
  • PHSOR11  Presentation Time: 1:20 PM

    Verify the Transit Time Correction Accuracy of the Bravos Afterloader System Using a Novel Scintillation-Based Brachytherapy Quality Assurance Device

    • Mengying Shi,
    • Paul De Jean,
    • Elliot Grafil,
    • Thomas Niedermayr,
    • Wu Liu
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S29-S30
  • PHSOR12  Presentation Time: 1:25 PM

    An In-House QR Code-Based Brachytherapy Applicator Inventory and Sterilization Cycle Tracking System for a High Volume Clinic

    • Abigail Dare,
    • Zachary Krieger,
    • Michael Tassotto
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S30
  • Friday, June 17, 20222:30 PM - 3:30 PM PHSPP01  Presentation Time: 2:30 PM

    Dosimetry for Beta Emitting Brachytherapy Sources

    • Mark Rivard
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S30-S31
  • PHSPP02  Presentation Time: 2:40 PM

    Automated Channel Identification for Efficient Brachytherapy Treatment Planning

    • Andrew P. Niecikowski,
    • Christopher Tien,
    • Jun Deng
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S31
  • PHSPP03  Presentation Time: 2:50 PM

    Dosimetric Considerations of the Use of Synthetic MRI for Prostate HDR Brachytherapy

    • Alexander Podgorsak,
    • Bhanu Prasad Venkatesulu,
    • Mohammed Abuhamad,
    • ...
    • Abhishek Solanki,
    • John Roeske,
    • Hyejoo Kang
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S32
  • PHSPP04  Presentation Time: 3:00 PM

    The Impact of Sublethal Damage Repair on Biological Dose for a Stepping-Source Brachytherapy Delivery in a Single-Fraction Prostate Treatment

    • Christopher Jason Tien,
    • William Donahue,
    • D Matthew Giles,
    • Zhe (Jay) Chen
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S32-S33
  • PHSPP05  Presentation Time: 3:10 PM

    Optimization Strategies in MR-Only Workflow for Interstitial and Intracavitary Gynecological HDR Brachytherapy

    • Saad I. Aldelaijan,
    • Habib Alsaleh,
    • Camelia Constantinescu,
    • Ivan M. Buzurovic,
    • Slobodan Devic,
    • Belal Moftah
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S33
  • PHSPP06  Presentation Time: 3:20 PM

    A New Way to Visualize Needles for Ultrasound Prostate Brachytherapy Using Color Doppler and Needle Surface Modifications

    • Eric Brost,
    • Susheil Uthamaraj,
    • Matthew W. Urban,
    • Christine U. Lee,
    • Christopher L. Deufel
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S33-S34
  • Friday, June 17, 20224:00 PM - 5:00 PM MSPP01  Presentation Time: 4:00 PM

    A Feasibility Study on Utilizing Cadaveric Models at a Network of Brachytherapy Research and Training Centers to Encourage Development and Widespread Use of Novel Robotic Bladder Cancer Brachytherapy Techniques

    • Ashmi Patel,
    • Chimdubem Wisdom Orakwue,
    • Devin Olek,
    • ...
    • Brian Butler,
    • RajMD SatkunasivamMS,
    • Andrew Farach
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S34-S35
  • MSPP02  Presentation Time: 4:10 PM

    A Six Minute Brachytherapy Waste Audit: A Feasible, Efficient Method for Identifying Opportunities to Enhance the Environmental Sustainability of a Radiation Oncology Department Practices

    • Claire Baniel,
    • Katie E. Lichter,
    • Melissa A. Frick,
    • ...
    • Elizabeth A. Kidd,
    • Mark K. Buyyounouski,
    • Osama Mohamad
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S35
  • MSPP03  Presentation Time: 4:20 PM

    Decline of Complex Brachytherapy Procedures and Providers Despite Ongoing Need: An Analysis of US Brachytherapy Services from 2013-2019 Based on Medicare Data

    • Rachel F. Shenker,
    • Sarah Jo Stephens,
    • Diandra Ayala-Peacock,
    • William Robert Lee,
    • Junzo Chino
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S35-S36
  • MSPP04  Presentation Time: 4:30 PM

    Interstitial Brachytherapy Based Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation After Oncoplastic Breast Conserving Surgery

    • Daya Nand Sharma,
    • SVS Deo,
    • Sandeep Bhoriwal,
    • Yousra Izzuddeen,
    • Ashish Binjola,
    • Ajay Gogia
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S36
  • MSPP05  Presentation Time: 4:40 PM

    Utilization Rate and Prognostic Impact of Brachytherapy in Unresected Cholangiocarcinoma

    • Neil Chevli,
    • Kevin T. Tran,
    • Maen Abdelrahim,
    • ...
    • Bin S. Teh,
    • E. Brian Butler,
    • Andrew M. Farach
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S36
  • MSPP06  Presentation Time: 4:50 PM

    Price Availability for Prostate Brachytherapy, External Beam Radiation Therapy, and Radical Prostatectomy

    • Rahul Neal Prasad,
    • Trevor J. Royce,
    • Shang-Jui Wang
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S37
  • Saturday, June 18, 20229:30 AM - 10:30 AM GPP06  Presentation Time: 9:30 AM

    Image-Guided Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy: Summary of Consensus Recommendations from the Society for Abdominal Radiology and American Brachytherapy Society

    • Megan Jacobsen,
    • Sushil Beriwal,
    • Brandon A. Dyer,
    • ...
    • Neil K. Taunk,
    • Catheryn M. Yashar,
    • Aradhana M. Venkatesan
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S37-S38
  • GPP07  Presentation Time: 9:40 AM

    Investigating the Efficacy of Simulation-Based Education for Interstitial Gynecologic Brachytherapy Using a Novel US/MR/CT-Compatible Gynecologic Phantom

    • Jessie Li,
    • Christopher J. Tien,
    • Megan Kassick,
    • Gabrielle Peters,
    • Shari Damast
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S38
  • GPP08  Presentation Time: 9:50 AM

    From Learning Outcomes to Game Design: Basic Brickwork in Virtual Reality Simulation of Cervical Brachytherapy Procedures

    • Mustafa Al Balushi,
    • Fleur Huang,
    • Lesley Baldwin,
    • ...
    • Julie Cuartero,
    • Yugmel Nijjar,
    • Geetha Menon
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S38-S39
  • GPP09  Presentation Time: 10:00 AM

    Patient Specific Template-Based Hybrid Brachytherapy for Treatment of Gynecological Cancers

    • Michael Kudla,
    • Deidre Batchelar,
    • Jocelyn Moore,
    • Francois Bachand
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S39
  • GPP10  Presentation Time: 10:10 AM

    Using 3D Printed Vaginal Individualized Applicator (VIA) to Simplify Needle Insertion, Guide Needle Distribution and Optimize Dosimetry for Gynecologic Interstitial and Cervix Hybrid Brachytherapy

    • Elizabeth Kidd,
    • Thomas Niedermayr
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S39-S40
  • GPP11  Presentation Time: 10:20 AM

    Simple Needle Attachment Post Placement Interstitial Template (SNAPP-IT) Enabling a Shorter, More Direct Needle Path While Preserving Tumor Visualization

    • Elizabeth Kidd,
    • Pete Franco,
    • Thomas Niedermayr
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S40-S41
  • Saturday, June 18, 20222:00 PM - 3:00 PM PL01  Presentation Time: 2:00 PM

    Kinetic Antigen-Specific T-cell Receptor Profiling in Cervical Cancer Patients Treated with Standard-of-Care Chemoradiation and Brachytherapy

    • Gohar Shahwar Manzar,
    • David Lo,
    • Molly El-Alam,
    • ...
    • Andrew Futreal,
    • Ann Klopp,
    • Lauren Colbert
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S41
  • PL02  Presentation Time: 2:15 PM

    Protocol-Based Re-Lumpectomy and Salvage Brachytherapy as Accelerated Partial Breast Re-Irradiation for In-Breast Tumor Recurrence After Whole Breast Irradiation: Long-Term Results

    • Vratislav Strnad,
    • Philipp Schubert,
    • Claudia Schweizer,
    • Rainer Fietkau
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S41-S42
  • PL03  Presentation Time: 2:30 PM

    A Deep Learning-Based Self-Adapting Ensemble Method for Segmentation in Gynecological Brachytherapy

    • Zhen Li,
    • Qingyuan Zhu,
    • Xiaojing Yang,
    • Lihua Zhang,
    • Zhaobin Li,
    • Jie Fu
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S42
  • PL04  Presentation Time: 2:45 PM

    A Randomized Phase III Trial Comparing Health-Related Quality of Life After Low Dose Rate or High Dose Rate Prostate Brachytherapy Boost Combined with External Beam Pelvic Radiotherapy

    • Nikitha Moideen,
    • Juanita Crook,
    • Cynthia Araujo,
    • ...
    • David Petrik,
    • Jim Rose,
    • Francois Bachand
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S42-S43
  • Saturday, June 18, 20223:45 PM - 4:45PM MSS01  Presentation Time: 3:45 PM

    A Single-Institution Retrospective Study of Three-Fraction HDR Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

    • Eric M. Chung,
    • Anthony T. Nguyen,
    • Amin Mirhadi,
    • ...
    • Tiffany Phillips,
    • Katelyn M. Atkins,
    • Mitchell Kamrava
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S43
  • MSS02  Presentation Time: 3:50 PM

    Feasibility of 3D-Printed Endorectal High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Applicator: A Single Patient Case Report

    • John David,
    • Simon Makar,
    • Carolina Martinez,
    • ...
    • Jonathan Ford,
    • Summer Decker,
    • Richard Tuli
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S43-S44
  • MSS03  Presentation Time: 3:55 PM

    Development of the Pretreatment Planning Process for Cs-131 Intraoperative Mesh Brachytherapy to Ensure Optimal Post Implant Dosimetry

    • Nitika Thawani,
    • Subhakar Mutyala,
    • Dilini Pinnaduwage,
    • Shiv Srivastava,
    • Phillip M. Devlin
    Published in issue: November 2022
    S44
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