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Saturday, September 3rd 2016

 

HALL A
Eugenides Foundation (Main Auditorium)

HALL B
Metropolitan Hotel (Aegean Sea Ballroom)

HALL C
Eugenides Foundation (Conference Hall)

08:00–09:00

Scientific Session: Radiotherapy
Moderators: G. Kyrgias, P.Platoni


Tolerance levels and methodologies for IMRT verification QA
D. Mihailidis, N. Papanikolaou


Oral presentations

O152 Relative Efficiency of EBT3 Radiochromic Films to Proton and Carbon ION Beams
R. Castriconi, M. Ciocca, A. Mirandola, C. Sini, S. Broggi, M. Schwarz, F. Fracchiolla, G. Mettivier, P. Russo



O153 Empowering Radiation Therapy Effect Through a Nanotechnology Based Enzymatic Therapy
R.D. Esposito, D. Planes Meseguer, P. Dorado Rodríguez, V.M. Barberá, M. Saceda, L. Fernandez Fornos



O154 Characterization of Ytterbium-Doped Silica Optical Fibre as Scintillator Dosimeter
I. Veronese, E. Mones, G. Loi, S.Cialdi, M.Gargano, N. Ludwig, E. D’Ippolito, M. Fasoli, N. Chiodini, A. Vedda



O155 Low Dose Characterization Of Fricke Gel Dosimeters by Optical Absorbance and MR Relaxation Methods
G. Gambarini, I. Veronese, L. Bettinelli, M. Felisi, N. Ludwig, M. Gargano, M. Carrara, G. Collura, S. Gallo, A. Longo, M. Marrale, L. Tranchina, F. d’Errico

Scientific Session: Imaging
Moderators: M.Mahadevappa , F. Zanca


Invited Talk
DICOM standards for patient dosimetry
A. Trianni


Oral presentations


O164 Quality Control in Diagnostic Imaging Using Images of Patient Studies
P. van der Tol, J. M. den Harder, L. Bravaglieri, W. J.H. Veldkamp, J. Geleijns



O165 Creation of a Paediatric Head Voxel Model Database for Dosimetric Applications
N.Touyz, A.Stratis, G. Zhang, R. Jacobs, R. Bogaerts, H. Bosmans



O166 Evaluation of Breast Software Model for X-Ray 2D and 3D Mammography Imaging
Y. Baneva, L. Cockmartin, H. Bosmans, N. Marshall, G. Mettivier, P. Russo, K. Bliznakova



O167 A Utility to Read Automatically Dicom Format Data for GAMOS/GEANT4 Simulation
P. Arce, J. Ignacio Lagares, D. Azcona

Scientific Session: Radiation Protection in Diagnostic Radiology
Moderators: Z. Bliznakov, I. Duhaini


Oral presentations


O179 Italian Report for Radioprotection of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Nicu) Patients
A. del Vecchio, A. Loria, M. Campoleoni, A. Ciccarone, E. Genovese, C. Minari, N. Parruccini, S. Strocchi, G. Zatelli, M. Agosti, F. Vimercati



O180 Correction of Scattering Effects in Cone Beam CT
Kasch Kay-Uwe



O181 TC Protocol Optimization: A Quantitive Approach
M. Biondi, A. La Penna, E. Vanzi, L. N. Mazzoni, G. De Otto, G. M. Belmonte, E. Foderà, R. Martini, G. Imbriaco, F. S. Carbone, A. Guasti, L. Volterrani, F. Banci Buonamici



O182 Web Based National Patient Dose Survey in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. Preliminary Results and Analysis of Survey Performance
F. Simeonov, D. Kostova-Lefterova, D. Ivanova, J. Vassileva



O183 Local Diagnostic Reference Levels in Children’s CT Examinations According to the New European Guidlines
T. Makri, A. Tsilimidou, V. Syrgiamiotis, C. Xatzigiorgi



O184 A 9-Years Follow-Up of Occupational Radiation Doses in An Interventional Cardiology Department
D. Kostova-Lefterova, H. Mateev, A. Aleksandrov, E. Ivanova, J. Vassileva

09:00-10:30

Refresher Course:Advances In Charged Particle Radiotherapy For Paediatric Tumours
Moderator: J. Kalef-Ezra


General overview on charged particle therapy- current status and future challenges
M. Ciocca


Expected clinical benefits and challenges from particle therapy for paediatric tumours
S. Schulz


The future role of particle beams in the treatment of paediatric tumours, by a medical physics point of view
A. Bolsi

Joint EFOMP-EANM Session: Quantitative Imaging And Dosimetry In Nuclear Medicine
Moderators: S. Holm, M. Konijnenberg


Instrumentation/Optimization/QC of imaging for Nuclear Medicine diagnostic dosimetry
S. Holm


Dosimetry methodology for diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
U. Eberlein


Dosimetry/optimisation in Molecular Radiotherapy
M.Konijnenberg

Scientific Session: Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy
Moderators: I. Stamatelatos, V. Peppa


Oral presentations


O185 Optimization of IMRT Techniques for Two Dose Levels Irradiation of Larynx Cancer
A. Youssoufi, M.Bougtib, M. El Baraka, M.Erraoudi, F. Bentayeb



O186 EPID-Based Dosimetry Using a Commercial Software: Gamma Analysis and DVH Metrics for VMAT Pre- Treatment and In-Vivo QA
E. Villaggi



O187 High Dose Radiotherapy Can Be Preserved Normal Tissues From Bystander Effects Of Irradiated Tumors
M. T. Bahreyni Toossi, S. Soleymanifard, S. Khademi, H. Azimian, S. Mohebi



O188 Assessment of the Dosimetric Impact when Modelling Complex-Shaped Multi-Leaf Collimators in Monte Carlo Simulations
Á. Perales, M.A. Cortés-Giraldo, M.I. Gallardo, H. Miras, R. Arráns



O189 Optimization of Minimal Beam Size for Spatial Fractionation of the Dose Using Ions
W. Gonzalez, C. Peucelle, Y. Prezado



O190 Inter Observer Variation in Delineating Lumpectomy Cavity and CTV for Patients Undergoing APBI Using Intra-Operative Implants and ITS Impact on Implant Dosimetry
R. R.Upreti, A.Budrukkar, T.Wadasadawala, S. Mishra, L. Naidu, R. Pathak, D. D.Deshpande



O191 Implementation in Clinical Use of a New Plan Verification Software for Conformationnal and Modulated Treatments
A. Barateau, J. Mesgouez, D. Autret, M. Bremaud, C. Di Bartolo, S. Dufreneix, C. Legrand



O192 Development of External Dosimetry Audits for Advanced Technology in Radiotherapy Dose Delivery: An Iaea Coordinated Research Project
J. Izewska, P. Wesolowska, W. Lechner, D. Georg, M. Tomsej, D. Followill, S. Kry, M. Tenhunen, J. Povall, D. Thwaites



O193 Assessment of Portal Dosimetry Accuracy as a QA Tool for VMAT Clinical Treatment Plans Using Dolphin/Compass Tools
M. Tomsej, A. Monseux, V. Baltieri, C. Leclercq, A. Sottiaux

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

Satellite Lecture (sponsored by Bracco Injeneering S.A)
Moderator: E. Seccamani

Patient Dose and ALARA in a compliant world
A. Torresin

 

 

11:00-12:00

Special Session: Technology-Enhanced Education In Medical Physics
Moderator: S. Tabakov


Successes and Challenges of e-Learning Practical Introduction in Medical Physics Education and Training
S. Tabakov


The Social Web: A New Communication Medium and Scientific Evaluation Tool
G. Sanchez Merino

Refresher Course: CT dosimetry and optimization
Moderator: A. Trianni


Invited Talk
Patient-specific dosimetry in CT
G. Solomou


Invited Talk
CT dose optimization
A. Papadakis


Scientific Session: Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy
Moderators: S. Schulz, A. R. Figueira


Oral presentations


O194 Dosimetric Confirmation of Monitor Chamber Positioning Following a Carousel Pullout on A Varian Truebeam Linac
A. Sabbas, W.Daling, J. Keith DeWyngaert



O195 The Reproduction for the Absorbed-Dose to Water of the Clinical Accelerator Photon Beams
S. Jin, K.Wang, Y. Fan, Z.Wang, J. Huang, X. Yang, J. Zhang



O196 A Comparative Plan Analysis: Constant and Variable Dose Rate VMAT and Step-And-Shoot IMRT in Head and Neck Cancer
A. Didona, C. Aristei, C. Zucchetti, R. Tarducci, M. B. Panizza, A. Frattegiani



O197 On the Spatial Sensitivity of a 3D Dosimetric Phantom
E. Apostolou, R. Avgousti, C. Armpilia, A. Nikolakopoulou, A. Zygogianni, C. Antypas



O198 Electron Depth Dose Curves in Inhomogeneous Medium for Radiation Therapy: A Simulation Approach
A. S. Jagtap, B.J. Patil, S.S. Dahiwale, V.N. Bhoraskar, S.D. Dhole



O199 Effects of Interruptions for Public Holidays in Spain on Radiotherapy Treatments
J.M. de la Vega, B. Ríos, J. Torres del Río, R. Guerrero, I. Castillo, D. Guirado

12:00-13:00

Special Session: Radiation Protection in Diagnostic Radiology
Moderators: J. Edmund, E. Samsøe


Invited Talk
The Process, Status And Perspectives of the 2nd ECMP 2018 in Copenhagen
J. Edmund, E. Samsøe


Oral Presentations


O156 Radiation Safety Training In Medicine
I. Duhaini



O157 First Survey of Mammography Practice in Sudan: Radiation Exposure and Setting National Diagnostic Reference Levels
I.I. Suliman, S. Awad, Alaa Mahdi, N. Ahmed



O158 Comparison of Occupational Doses and Practice of the Interventional Cardiologists in One Department
D. Kostova-Lefterova, H. Mateev, A. Aleksandrov



O159 Proposed Dose Reference Levels in Radiography Procedures in Sudan
Nada A. Ahmed, T.S. Mohammed, E.H. Basheir, A.B. Farah, I.I. Suliman

Scientific Session: Imaging
Moderators:G. Loudos, E. Dimovasili


Invited Talk
CERN breakthrough technologies for non-invasive, in vivo, image-guided diagnosis
E. Dimovasili


Oral Presentations


O168 Α PET/SPECT/X-RAY Prototype for Whole Body Mouse Imaging
M. Georgiou, E. Fysikopoulos, M. Rouchota, E. Fragogeorgi, K. Mikropoulos, P. Papadimitroulas, G. Kagadis, G. Loudos



O169 Quantitative Analysis of Sentinel Lymph Node Detection Using a Novel Small Field of View Hybrid Gamma Camera (HGC)
M.S. Alqahtani, J.E. Lees, S.L. Bugby, L.K. Jambi, B.S. Bhatia, W.R. McKnight, N.S. Dawood, A.H. Ng, A.C. Perkins



O170 Assessment of Low Energy X-Ray Imaging for Magnetic and Gold Nanoparticles
M. Rouchota, G. Loudos, E. Efthimiadou, G. C. Kordas, G. C. Kagadis



O171 Phase-Sensitive Breast CT with Monochromatic Beam Towards the Clinical Trial
R. Longo, F. Arfelli, R. Bellazzini, A. Brez, F. Brun, M.A. Cova, P. Delogu, F. Di Lillo, D. Dreossi, C. Fedon, B. Golosio, G. Mettivier, M. Minuti, P. Oliva, M. Pichera, L. Rigon, P. Russo, A. Sarno,G. Spandre,M. Tonutti,G. Tromba, F. Zanconati

Scientific Session: Radiobiology
Moderators: A. Bolsi, P. Papadimitroulas


Oral presentations


O200 Radiobiological Effects of Cancer Stem Cell-Targeting Therapy in A Head and Neck Cancer Model
L. G. Marcu, D. Marcu



O201 Radiobiological Analysis for Evaluation of SIB Hypofractioned Treatment in H&N Disease
L. La Rosa,A. Occhipinti, A. Pedalino, A. Rabito



O202 NTCP Shift in Radiotherapy of Lung Cancer When Changing Either the Radiobiologic Models or the Photon Dose Calculation Algorithms
A. Chaikh, J. Balosso



O203 Quantification of the Impact of Electrons Transport Model on DVH Metrics and Radiobiological Indices for Lung Radiotherapy Plans
A. Chaikh, J. Balosso



O204 Effects of Low-Doses Ionizing Radiation on IL-4, IFN-Γ and TGF-Β Genes Expression in Spleen Lymphocytes of BALB/C MICE
M. T. Bahreyni Toossi, MaryamNajafi Amiri, Mojtaba Sankian, Hosein Azimian, Sepideh Abdollahi Dehkordi, Sara Khademi



O205 The Effect of Concurrent Radiation and Calcium in Two Cancer Cell Lines
J. Billberg, S. Krog Frandsen, J. Gehl, F. Mahmood

13:00-13:30

Satellite Lecture (sponsored by GE Healthcare)
Moderator: V. Tsapaki

CT Dose Excellence Project: Α Pan European approach towards protocols unification and dose optimization
K. Katsari

 

 

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00

ISRRT Session: Radiographer’s Input For Improving A Safety Culture For Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Procedures
Moderators: D. Katsifarakis, E. Agadakos


Truth or Dare: Achieving lower radiation doses in CT
E. Agadakos


Angiography – Neuro-interventional laboratory procedural safety issues
K. Thanassoulas


The impact of medical informatics on safety and quality assurance
N. Delikanakis


Image Guided Radiation Therapy: a safety practice
A. Sarchosoglou

Scientific Session: Imaging
Moderators: D. Lurie, S. Gotsis


Invited Talk
Fast-field cycling MRI: A new tool for enhanced diagnosis
L. Broche


Oral Presentations


O172 Fat Suppressed Proton Density Mri Increases the Sensitivity in the Detection of Cervical Cord Multiple Sclerosis Lesions
E. Karavasilis, A. Athanasakos, G. Velonakis, G. Argiropoulos, L.S. Poulou, P. Toulas, I. Gkerles, E. Xenos, P.E. Efstathopoulos, L.N. Kelekis



O173 Structural Alterations in Patients with Schizophrenia: an Advanced Neuroimaging VBM Study
A. Mentzelopoulos, E. Karavasilis, F. Christidi, E. Spilioti, L. Mantonakis, E Savvidou., P. E. Efstathopoulos, E. Anyfandi, E. Kattoulas, G. Nikiforidis, N. Smyrnis, L. N. Kelekis



O174 Interactive Web Site And App for Early Magnetic Resonance Education
L. G. Hanson



O175 Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia
C. Papadopoulos, G.Loudos, E. Efthimiadou, G.Kordas, G.Kagadis

Scientific Session: Educational and Professional Matters
Moderators: C. Caruana, G. Sanchez Merino


Oral presentations


O206 Medical Physicists Certification Process and Examination in the Middle East
I. Duhaini



O207 Sustainability of the European Training and Education of the Medical Physics Expert in Diagnostic Radiology (EUTEMPE-RX)
St.Christofides, V.Tsapaki, C. J. Caruana, H.Bosmans



O208 Producing the Next Generation of Medical Physics Leaders in Europe: EUTEMPE-RX Module MPE01 ‘Development of the Profession and the Challenges for te MPE (D&IR) in Europe’
C. J. Caruana, E. Vano



O209 Implementation of the “Anthropomorphic Phantoms” Educational Module from the European EUTEMPE- RX Course
Kr. Bliznakova, I. Buliev, Z. Bliznakov



O210 New European Recommendations for MP Staffing Levels - Application to Portugal
R. Figueira, E. Poli, J. Isidoro

15:00-16:00

Scientific Session: Radiation Oncology
Moderators: J. Edmund, A. R. Figueira


Invited Talk
Fetal dose from radiation therapy
M. Mazonakis


Oral Presentations


O160 Towards Breast Cancer Rotational Radiotherapy with Synchrotron Radiation
F. Di Lillo, G. Mettivier, A. Sarno, P. Russo



O161 TBI with a Translational Technique: A 15-Year Experience
T. Koligliatis, P. Komi, E. Vasilakou, N. Pappas, A. Tsilimidou, K. Kouvati, B. Zambatis



O162 An Analytical Model of Tumour Response to Radiotherapy to Investigate Biological Parameters of Chordoma Treated by X-Rays, Protons and Carbon Ions
V. Kanellopoulos, N. F. Kirkby, R. Jena, M. Dosanjh, K. J. Kirkby



O163 EPID-Based in Vivo Dosimetry for Complex VMAT Treatments Dose Verification in Clinical Routine
S. Cilla, A. Ianiro, F. Deodato, G. Macchia, A. Fidanzio, L. Azario, V. Valentini, A. G. Morganti, A. Piermattei

Scientific Session: Imaging
Moderators: K. Bacher, M. Sans-Merce


Invited Talk
Radiation-induced cataracts in staff engaged in interventional procedures (remote talk using go-to-meeting)
M. Rehani


Oral Presentations


O176 Factors Affecting Exposure Parameters During Diagnostic Coronary Catheterization
M. Habibi, N. Kollaros, P. Karyofyllis, I. Mastorakou, V. Voudris



O177 Validation Measurements for the Retrospective Calculation of Eye Lens Doses of Interventional Cardiologists
E. Carinou, P. Askounis, D. Berus, O.Ciraj-Bjelac, I.Clairand, P. Covens, J.Dabin, J.Domienik, J.Farah, J.Jurewicz, R. Padovani, L. Struelens



O178 A MC Study on the Eye Lens Dose Distribution for Medical Staff in Interventional Radiology
A. Zagorska, Kr.Bliznakova, A.Trianni, J.Vassileva



O178b Comparative Patient Organ Dose Levels For Maxillofacial Examinations Performed With Different Radiological Facilities
M. Sans-Merce, J. Damet, M.Becker

 

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-18:00

ECMP Welcomes Italy: Current developments in hadrontherapy
Moderators: M. Schwarz, L. Raffaele


Advances in dosimetry for hadrontherapy
L. Raffaele


Organ motion management in scanning ion beams
M. Ciocca


Towards adaptive therapy with heavy charged particles
M. Schwarz

Special Session
Gate: A Monte Carlo Code For Imaging And Dosimetry In Medical Physics

Moderators: M. Bardies, D. Visvikis


Introduction to GATE
M. Bardies


Using GATE for imaging applications
G. Loudos


Using GATE for radiation therapy applications
P. Papadimitroulas


Using GATE for teaching Medical Physics - EduGATE
M. Bardies


On-going GATE developments and how to use and contribute to GATE
D. Visvikis


General discussion


Scientific Session: Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy
Moderators: M.Mazonakis, A. Sarchosoglou


Oral presentations


O211 A Multimodality Network Platform For Oncologic Solution
F. Di Rosa, R. Costa, G. Politi, D. Sardina



O212 Accuracy of the Small Field Dosimetry Using Acuros XB and AAA Dose Calculation Algorithms of Eclipse Treatment Planning System Within and Beyond Heterogeneous Media for Trubeam 2.0 Unit
G. Codel, E. Serin, M.S.Cebe, H. Mabhouti, P. Pacaci, E. Sanli, M. Doyuran, E. Kucukmorkoc, A. Altinok, D. Canoglu, N. Kucuk, H. Acar, H. Caglar



O213 Accuracy of the Small Field Dosimetry Using the Monte Carlo and Sequential Dose Calculation Algorithms of Multiplan Treatment Planning System Within and Beyond Heterogeneous Media for Cyberknife M6 Unit
E. Serin, G. Codel, M.S. Cebe, H. Mabhouti, P. Pacaci, E. Sanli, M. Doyuran, E. Kucukmorkoc, A. Altinok, D. Canoglu, N. Kucuk, H. Acar, H. Caglar



O214 Investigation of the Agfa High Dose Cassette for Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy
I.A. Tsalafoutas, P. Birmbakos, K. Kourinou, P. Georgolopoulou



O215 Cranio-Spinal Irradiation of Pediatric Patients Using Volumetric Modulated ARC Therapy
C. Paraskevopoulou, M. Synodinou, G. Kollias, N. Yakoumakis, E. Koutsouveli, P. Karaiskos, C. Dardoufas



O216 Correction Factors for the IBA Razor Diode for Output Factor Measurements in Perfexion GAMMA Knife System
N. Yakoumakis, G. Kollias, C. Paraskevopoulou, E. Koutsouveli, P. Karaiskos



O217 Monte Carlo Simulation of Different Source Configurations for a New Design of Rotating GAMMA Knife Sytem
G. Mora, O. Chivani, J. Li, C.M. Ma



O218 Secondary Radiation Doses in IMRT Techniques
K. Polaczek-Grelik, J.Derus, A.Giłka, A.Kawa-Iwanicka, M. Stefańczyk



O219 The Dosimetric Comparison of Truebeam and Cyberknife Treatment Planning Systems Dose Calculation Accuracy for Brain SRS Treatment on Randophantom
H. Mabhouti, E. Sanli, M.S. Cebe, G. Codel, P. Pacaci, E. Serin, M. Doyuran, E. Kucukmorkoc, A. Altinok, D. Canoglu, N. Kucuk, H. Acar, H. Caglar

20:00-24:00

EFOMP Council Dinner (by invitation only)