Monday 20 June 13:00-14:00 – Silver Room

Experience the Difference for your Stereotactic Practice

Moderator: Veronica Dell ’ Acqua (ELEKTA)

  • Geminga to Elekta Esprit: the Future of intracranial radiosurgery. Vincent Denot (ELEKTA)
  • Clinical decision making and strategy in stereotactic practice – a panel discussion. Alberto Franzin (Italy) & Arjun Sahgal (Canada)

Monday 20 June 17:45-18:45 – Blue 2 Room

Novalis Circle Symposium: Clinical Benefits of Neurosurgical Focused Image Enrichment Solutions in Radiosurgery Planning

  • Impact of Contrast Clearance Analysis in Diagnosis, Detection and Decision Making for Intrinsic Brain Tumor Recurrences. Federico Pessina (Italy)
  • Safe Neuro Ablation via Advanced Image Processing Tools. Nader Pouratian (USA)
  • Clinical Integration and Benefits of Brainlab Elements into GK Radiosurgery Program. Peker Selcuk (Turkey)
  • Frameless Radiosurgery for Intravenous Malformations. Pascal Jabbour (USA)

Monday 20 June 17:45-18:45 – Red 2 Room

More lesions, more indications, more dose: multiple mets to benign and functional radiosurgery

Moderator: Raymond Schulz (VARIAN)

  • Automated radiosurgery for patients with >10 metastases. Josh Palmer (USA)
  • HyperArc radiosurgery of benign intracranial tumors. Douglas Hardesty (USA)
  • Functional imaging to reveal hidden targets. Erik Middlebrooks (USA)
  • Edge radiosurgery for functional indications. Evan Thomas (USA)

Tuesday 21 June 13:00-14:00 – Blue 2 Room

The Most Powerful Sound You Will Never Hear –Current Applications of Focused Ultrasound in the Brain

  • To Bubble or not Bubble: Various FUS Mechanisms of Action to Treat Brain Tumors. Francesco Prada (Italy)
  • Current FUS Targets for Epilepsy and Psychiatric Disorders – Thermal and Nonthermal Mechanisms of Action. Thomas Andreae (Finland)
  • Advanced MRI Imaging Techniques to Guide FUS Treatments in the Brain. Mario Stanziano (Italy)


Wednesday 22 June 13:00-14:00 – Red 2 Room

The Power of Collaboration: Enhancing Radiosurgical Capabilities with Brainlab Elements™ and the CyberKnife® System

Moderators: Giovanni Broggi (Italy), Francesco Tomasello (Italy)

  • Robotic, Frameless Thalamotomies for Tremor. State of Art, Perspectives and Limits. Marcello Marchetti (Italy)
  • Changing Paradigms for the Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases- Why Brainlab Elements software is beneficial for a Successful Intracranial Radiosurgery Program. Giuseppe Minniti (Italy)
  • Integration of Brainlab Elements in a CyberKnife SRS Program. Hale Caglar (Turkey)

Wednesday 22 June 13:00-14:00 – Silver Room

The Evolution of MRIdian, Leading the MR Guided Revolution in Radiation Therapy
Presenters: Luca Boldrini (Italy), Frank Lagerwaard (Netherlands)


Wednesday 22 June 13:00-14:00 – Blue 2 Room

Vault-Free, Cobalt-Free Radiosurgery: ZAP-X Clinical Experience at the European Radiosurgery Center (Germany)


Moderator: Ian Paddick (United Kingdom)