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Ultrasound for Brachytherapy


Saturday, 29 April 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 4:30 PM (AEST)

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Ultrasound for Brachytherapy
28/04/2017 $1,389.95 $0.00
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Course Description 

This intensive two-day hands-on course is designed for radiotherapy personnel interested in becoming proficient in ultrasound use in brachytherapy. The program provides participants with tuition in basic ultrasound physics, ultrasound terminology, sonographic scan planes, annotations and measurements plus probe manipulation techniques. The rationale of image-based brachytherapy is also covered, with particular emphasis on cancer of the cervix and cancer of the prostate.  



  • Basic ultrasound physics and instrumentation
  • 'Knobology' and image optimisation
  • Transducer selection
  • Probe orientation and manipulation techniques
  • Artifact recognition
  • Female pelvic anatomy and some pathologies
  • Identifying, localising and verifying gynaecological brachytherapy applicators on ultrasound
  • Prostate anatomy
  • Implant technique for prostate brachytherapy using transrectal ultrasound
  • Identifying, localising and verifying catheters and seeds on ultrasound
  • Breast anatomy and pathology
  • Basic breast ultrasound scanning for boost localisation
  • Neck anatomy and pathology
  • Basic neck ultrasound scanning techniques for node localisation and depth measurements


Upon completion of this course participants should have an understanding of ultrasound physics and instrumentation and rationale of image-based brachytherapy for cervix and prostate cancer. This course should provide the participants with skills in image optimisation and the ability to employ ultrasound to guide insertion of brachytherapy applicators.


IMPORTANT NOTICE TO COMMONWEALTH BANK credit card customers: As a security measure, the Commonwealth Bank will not process any credit card debit request made by EventBrite for your seminar registration fee UNTIL the Commonwealth Bank has personally spoken to you to confirm and authorise your request. ASMI recommends you speak with the Commonwealth Bank prior to booking or use an alternate credit card. Please be aware your booking session may expire whilst you are speaking with the Commonwealth Bank and we do apologise for any inconvenience caused by the Commonwealth Bank security policies.

Have questions about Ultrasound for Brachytherapy? Contact AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF MEDICAL IMAGING

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ASMI Campus
616/1c Burdett St
Hornsby, NSW 2077

Saturday, 29 April 2017 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 4:30 PM (AEST)

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The ASMI campus is located on the 6th Floor of the Avanti Commercial suite
building at 1 C Burdett St , Hornsby. The Avanti buildings are very close to the Hornsby Railway station and almost adjacent to the intersection of Burdett and
George streets Hornsby.
Accessing the ASMI office
The main entrance when walking to the campus is from Burdett Street.
• At the main entry there
is a security pad on the
left hand side of the
entry door.
• Enter 616 and press the
‘bell’ icon (this will ring
at the ASMI office and seminar room
allowing the doors to be
opened and allow lift

Use the lift on the right hand side and proceed to level 6.

Follow the corridor to the back. The ASMI 616 Suite is located on your right.

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