Ian Paddick, Consultant Physicist and Matthias Radatz (Consultant neurosurgeon) recently attended the 12th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress meeting held in Yokohama, Japan, June 7th-11th. Ian presented a number of talks and seminars on quality assurance, commissioning and treatment of pregnant patients. The meeting brought together a diverse international community of neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and other healthcare professionals to encourage communication and interactive networking amongst one another, as well as to exchange first-hand scientific and research information on the latest developments in the field of radiosurgery.

Talks presented by Ian Paddick included


Treatment of pregnant patients with the Gamma Knife. I. Paddick

3T MRI in Stereotactic Localisation Advantages, Pitfalls and Solutions. I. Paddick

Investigation of dosimetrical differences between the TMR 10 and convolution algorithm for Gamma Knife SRS. I. Paddick, A. Villabona, N. Kitchen

Radiosurgery (SRS) global assessment of variability in practice. C. Chung, M Torrems, I. Paddick, S. Ryu, D. Jaffray

The abstracts for the above have been published in J. SRS&SBRT