Posters/Abstracts

"Quality Assurance for the Siemens Multileaf Collimator: A Procedural Review."; G Vadivelu, S Jacob, K Ayyangar; Manipal Teaching Hospital, Phulbari, Pokhara, NP, India; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Target Localization of Intensity Modulated Radio-Surgery Patients Using ExacTrac System."; S Li, K Ayyangar, S Pillai, E Nehru, A Fung, D Djajaputra, R Thompson, N Raman, W Zhen, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Modifications to the "three-source model" for the calculation of head scatter factors for small field sizes."; K Ayyangar, D Djajaputra, R Nehru, P Sourivong, Y Fu, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Comparison of IMRT plans with tissue heterogeneity corrections using the Pinnacle and CORVUS treatment planning systems."; S Pillai, K Ayyangar S Li, R Nehru, W Zhen, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Development of 3D planning for obese patients larger than CT FOV using PHILIPS Pinnacle treatment planning system."; K Ayyangar, R Nehru, M Headley, R Thompson, S Pillai, N Raman, S Li, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Design and applications of a 4D simulator for respiratory motion."; K Ayyangar, D Djajaputra, W Zhen, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"The dose discrepancies between Monte Carlo calculations and measurements in the build-up region for high-energy photon beams."; Y Fu, S Li, K Ayyangar, C Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

"Independent dosimetric validation of Novalis IMRT and Dynamic Conformal plans using PHILIPS Pinnacle Treatment Planning System."; R. Nehru, R. Foster, P. Sourivong, K. Ayyangar, S. Li, S. Pillai, D. Djajaputra, A. Fung, R. Thompson, C. Enke; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Accepted for Poster Display at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 24-28, 2005.

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