In This Issue


Breast Surgery & Ultrasound
Physician Education Programs
BrachyBytes Editorial Advisory Board 

Robert Kuske, M.D.
Gail Lebovic, M.D.
Coral Quiet, M.D.
Dan Scanderbeg, Ph.D.
John Sweet, M.S.
Catheryn Yashar, M.D.
Vic Zannis, M.D.

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Welcometo the new and improved BrachyBytes!


monthly (instead of quarterly) with just a single article per issue, you’ll

receive the most timely, in-depth coverage on the SAVI applicator, as well as news

from the breast brachytherapy field.

Whether you’re a radiation oncologist,

surgeon or physicist, BrachyBytes is guaranteed to deliver the information

that’s important to you – from

conference updates and clinical case reviews to interviews with leading physicians in breast care.


21st CenturyBreast Surgery and Ultrasound


our exclusive Q&A, leading breast surgeon Victor Zannis, M.D. discusses the

importance of breast ultrasound and why it’s rapidly becoming an essential tool

for quality patient care.


Why is it

important for breast surgeons to utilize ultrasound imaging?



imaging is a valuable tool with applications across the entire spectrum of

breast care, from diagnosis through treatment. Though the use of ultrasound isn’t

mandatory for breast surgeons, it provides critical imaging information that

can help improve both efficiency and patient care. Particularly with the

advance of breast brachytherapy procedures requiring post-operative image

guidance, it is becoming increasingly difficult for surgeons to practice

effectively without the assistance of ultrasound….

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Physician Education Programs

Whether your center is already using

SAVI, or you’re simply interested in learning more about the device,

these training programs provide insightful case reviews, as well as

helpful surgical techniques and physics training.

To access the Physician Education Programs, go to About SAVI. Click Physician Education Programs Events page,
then select View Event Recordings.