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Ultrasound Guided Prostate Brachytherapy

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The aim of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of how to image guide implants under ultrasound control to treat prostate cancer.

The day will consist of lectures, practical hands-on demonstrations and will cover a variety of topics to include:

  • Introduction to Ultrasound Image Guided (USIG) Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Preparation for Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Normal ultrasonic appearances
  • Understanding the complexities associated with needle positioning and consideration for planning
  • Gaining Competency A Non-Sonographer's View point
  • Developing training competencies

Previous experience of ultrasound scanning is not essential

Course Director

Antonio Sassano


Delivered by an experienced therapy radiographer and sonographer, this workshop is aimed at practitioners working within Brachytherapy.


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