ASTRO 2022 In-Booth Talks

Join us at booth #2586 for an exciting educational program

Robotic, Frameless Thalamotomies for Tremor

November 29, 2022

This webinar is intended for outside of the US market only.

The recorded webinar will be available upon request at [email protected]

This webinar has applied to CAMPEP for 1 MPCEC hour.
Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit.

The webinar objective is to get the audience familiar with CyberKnife® frameless thalamotomy for tremor. Besta Institute team will share their experience on the patient selection, target definition, dose prescription, planning optimization and patient follow-up. 

Marcello Marchetti, M.D., Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy 

Dr. Marcello Marchetti graduated from Milan University where he obtained his M.D. degree in 2000, Board in Neurosurgery in 2006 and Board in Radiation Oncology in 2012. Then he performed his fellowship at “Carlo Besta Neurological Institute” (Milan, Italy), Department of Neurosurgery (2006-2008). Between 2005 and 2006, he had international experiences in spine surgery and radiosurgery. Since 2013, he has been working at “Carlo Besta Neurological Institute” as Radiation Oncologist. Since 2018, he is a board member of the Italian Skull Base Society. His major fields of interest are central and peripheral nervous system radiosurgery; skull base and spinal benign lesion radiosurgery; spine radiosurgery; functional disorders radiosurgery; unconventional radiotherapy regimens. He published several studies in many international journals and some books chapters on radiosurgery for the central nervous system benign tumors. 

Elena De Martin, M.Sc., Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy 

Dr. Elena De Martin is Medical Physics Specialist at Besta Neurological Institute (Milan, Italy) with several years of experience in radiotherapy and radiosurgery for both planning and quality control procedures. Her research activity in the field includes the management of projects and the drafting of research calls in collaboration with foreign universities and institutions. Other areas of experience include knowledge on the focused ultrasound technique for intracranial treatments and the use of conventional and advanced MR imaging for both clinical-therapeutic and research purposes.  She is a tutor of university students at the school of health physics. She is also a reviewer for national and international journals and author of articles and contributions in medical-scientific journals and books. She is Chair of the Italian Intergroup for RadioSurgery (IIRS), member of the scientific committee for the congress of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society of Milan in 2022 and collaborator in the implementation of the ISRS accreditation procedure. 

Moderated by: Alessandra Gorgulho, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., Neurosurgeon Rede D’Or Star, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Director of NeuroSapiens Group 

Dr. Alessandra Gorgulho is Neurosurgeon at Rede D’Or Star and Director of NeuroSapiens Group. She studied at Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil and at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She did her Medical School  and Neurosurgery Residence at Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil. Then her fellowship in Pain at Medical School of São Paulo University (FMUSP), her fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery and Radiosurgery at University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She received her Master in Science (MSc) in Clinical Trials at University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and her Ph.D. in Neurology and Neurosurgery at Medical School of São Paulo University (FMUSP). She is researcher at São Paulo University (FMUSP). She is Board Member of International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS) – 2019-2023. She is Coordinator of the Department of Radiosurgery at the Brazilian Neurosurgery Society (SBN) – 2019-2022 and the Past President of the Brazilian Radiosurgery Society (2016-2018).