June 2009


In This Issue


Upcoming Conferences
Future of Brachytherapy
Reimbursement Help
What’s New
BrachyBytes Editorial Advisory Board
Dan Scanderbeg, Ph.D.
Robert Kuske, M.D.
Gail Lebovic, M.D.
Coral Quiet, M.D.
John Sweet, M.S.
Catheryn Yashar, M.D.
Vic Zannis, M.D.

Upcoming Conferences
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American Association of Physicists in Medicine
51st Annual Meeting
July 26-30, 2009

Anaheim, CA
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The Future of Breast Brachytherapy
Q&A with Catheryn Yashar, M.D.
Catherine Yashar, M.D.

Is the future here? This year’s meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society was buzzing with talk about single-entry, multi-catheter breast brachytherapy devices — and how devices like SAVI are expanding access to APBI.

Catheryn Yashar, M.D. of UC San Diego presented her early experiences with the SAVI applicator at the meeting earlier this month. Here she discusses the results of her study and what the future holds for APBI.

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Need Reimbursement Help?

Do you have questions about reimbursement and coding for the SAVI applicator? Cianna Medical is here to help.

We’ve partnered with the Pinnacle Health Group to provide support for your questions related to billing and reimbursement for SAVI.

Email cianna@thepinnaclehealthgroup.com or call (866) 369-9290.

Click here for Catheter Placement and Treatment Planning & Delivery guidelines.