CIVCO Motion Management Symposium Explores Micro and Macro Aspects


KALONA, Iowa - CIVCO Medical Solutions is hosting a motion management symposium in conjunction with ASTRO 2011. The symposium, "The Future of Motion Management from Micro to Macro," will be held Monday, October 3rd, at the Gansevoort Hotel in Miami Beach. Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; speakers will present from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CIVCO invites attendees to explore the evolution of motion management from a micro to macro perspective. Leading clinicians will begin on the micro (patient-specific) level through discussions involving SBRT immobilization and submillimeter robotic patient positioning. Then, macro (facility-wide) motion management will be discussed featuring RFID tracking of patients & equipment and its impact on departmental workflow. Pre-registration is required. To register, visit www.CIVCO.com/ro.

Four featured presentations will be given. Geoffrey Dalbow, CIVCO Chief Technology Officer, will outline the concepts of micro and macro motion management and provide introductions for the clinical leaders to follow.

- Clinical Experience of the Body Pro-Lok for SBRT Patient Immobilization

- Alonso Gutierrez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA)

- Clinical Impact of kV-CBCT Imaging Guided 6D Robotic Couch in Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program - Tim Williams, M.D., Medical Director, Lynn Cancer Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Charles Shang, Director of Medical Physics, Lynn Cancer Center, Boca Raton Regional Hospital

- Quality Improvement & the Future of RFID and UCSD - Todd Pawlicki, Director of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Moores Cancer Center

CIVCO personnel will be available throughout the event, including the cocktail hour, for product specific questions. CIVCO products discussed during presentations include Body Pro-Lok for SBRT, Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System and RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System.

About CIVCO

CIVCO Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience and offers cutting-edge medical technology to a diverse group of medical professionals. The Multi-Modality Imaging (MMI) unit designs and manufactures accessories for use in diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and interventional procedures, with a strong focus on ultrasound. MMI's products range from infection control products including a wide range of ultrasound and CT covers to device guidance, positioning and electromagnetic needle tracking. CIVCO's Radiation Oncology division designs and manufactures products for radiation oncology treatment, including basic patient positioning equipment as well as high technology robotic motion management and advanced patient positioning for SBRT. CIVCO offers patients and clinicians the newest and best technology available to improve patient care.

Corporate information is available at www.CIVCO.com

Media Contact:

Liz Etchells

Marketing Communications Specialist

Phone: 319-248-6551

Mobile: 319-541-9672

Email: Liz.Etchells@CIVCO.com

ASTRO In-Booth Contact:

Chris Oliver

Senior Director, Corporate Communications

Mobile: 408-203-5207

ASTRO Booth #1733

Email: Chris.Oliver@CIVCO.com

Copyright © 2011. CIVCO is a registered trademark of CIVCO medical solutions. Protura, body Pro-Lok & RFSuite are trademarks of CIVCO. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. All products may not be licensed in accordance with Canadian law. 2011C-0706.

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CIVCO Medical Solutions

Web Site: www.civco.com

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