Although not all programs prefer to pre-plan their
implants, pre-planning can be an important aid to a start-up
brachytherapy program. It provides the Oncologist and Urologist with a
pre-conceived plan for needle insertion, saving time and money in the
is accomplished by the use of a fast, portable planning system capable
of receiving the Ultrasound images and rapidly optimizing a treatment
obtain excellent results using the Mick applicator and Live Planning
based on the prostate shape on the day of the implant. The seeds are
implanted one at a time using the experience of the urologist,
oncologist and physicist.
- Involved in over 1500 implants.
- Experience with pre-loaded, Mick and Variseed systems.
PSI has purchased the newest
Varian Variseed planning system for treatment planning of prostate
seed implants. This software allows us to provide the full spectrum of
planning: from pre-planning, to live O.R. planning, to post-op
We are now able to provide the
Prostate Seed Implant planning services to all Hospitals and clinics,
regardless of location, since the planning data may be transferred via
DICOM or other electronic media.