Imaging: Prostate Cancer VL

18F-fluciclovine PET/CT in Patients with Suspected Recurrent Prostate Cancer - Bital Savir-Baruch

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Phillip Koo welcomes Bitar Savir-Baruch who is presenting a review of prostate cancer imaging with 18F-FACBC fluciclovine (Axumin®) in men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence. Dr. Baruch reviews the benefits of this technology including earlier detection of recurrent disease as compared to conventional imaging, inability of the tracer to be metabolized and the slow urinary excretion. While d...

Disruptive Technologies in Radiology & Nuclear Medicine - Phillip Koo

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Phillip Koo and Alicia Morgans discuss disruptive changes impacting clinical practice. Clearly, medical practice disruptions occur more incrementally than when we think of what this means in consumer-based areas and yet each day new data from key clinical trials has the potential to shake up what is viewed-as the current standard of care. New data is challenging radiology and nuclear medicine as w...

Advancements in PSMA PET/CT Imaging - Phil Koo and Jeremie Calais

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Nuclear Medicine physician at UCLA, Jeremie Calais joins Phillip Koo in discussion on PSMA based PET imaging, the state of the field at his facility, UCLA, advancements in previous years, and they take a deeper dive into the diagnostic and therapeutic setting of PSMA imaging and the outlook in the new year. Biographies: Jeremie Calais, MD, MSc Assistant Professor at the Ahmanson Translational Imag...

The Optimal Treatment for Gleason Score 9-10 Prostate Cancer - Daniel Spratt

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Daniel Spratt and Alicia Morgans discuss clinical outcomes of patients with Gleason score 9-10 prostate cancer after definitive treatment. Biographies: Daniel Spratt, MD, Assistant Professor, Vice Chair, Clinical Research Chair, Division of Genitourinary Clinical Research Chief, Genitourinary Radiotherapy Program Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan. Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH Ref...

SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Procedure Demonstration- Juan Montoya

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(Length of Presentation: 10 min) Juan Montoya, Urologist, and President of the Urology Center of Colorado demonstrates the application technique for SpaceOAR® Hydrogel. A temporary space which separates the prostate from the rectum. With this separation, the volume of normal tissue exposed to the radiation is greatly reduced, potentially dramatically lowering the complications related to radiother...

Discussion on Prostate Rectum Spacing in Radiation Therapy - Lawrence Karsh

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(Length of Discussion: 15 min) Dr. Lawrence I. Karsh discusses SpaceOAR Hydrogel and it's use as a prostate-rectum spacer for treating prostate cancer with radiation therapy. He presents a study he took part in which aimed to evaluate the safety of the prostate-rectum spacer application technique as well as the following: the implant quality and resulting rectal dose reduction, acute and long term...

SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Application Video -Marcio Fagundes

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SpaceOAR ® System Application with Dr. Fagundes (Full Procedure) (Length of video - 10 minutes) Dr. Marcio Fagundes, Medical Director and Vice Chair at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, presents the technique to inject SpaceOAR ® or hydrogel between the prostate and the rectum via a transfer needle approach. The full procedure is demonstrated starting with pre-application pre...

Hydrogel Spacer Prospective Pivotal Trial - Neil Mariados

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Neil Mariados - Journal Club Review: Hydrogel Spacer Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Pivotal Trial: Dosimetric and Clinical Effects of Perirectal Spacer Application in Men Undergoing Prostate Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy STUDY SUMMARY: Prostate radiation therapy rectal toxicity is largely due to the prostate-rectum proximity. A randomized, controlled, multicente...
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