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The Original Article was published on 01 April 2011

Erratum to: Australas Phys Eng Sci Med (2011) 34:105–166 DOI 10.1007/s13246-011-0056-6

In the Conference Abstracts mentioned above, published in Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, volume 34, issue 1, March 2011, pp 105–166, the text of abstract number 414 (p. 147) should have read:

The Acceptance, Commissioning and Clinical implementation of Australia’s First Gamma Knife

Mr Michael Grace (PRESENTER) 1,2 , Mr Ian Paddick 3 , Dr Michael A Izard 1,2 , Dr Angela M Hong 2 , Dr John W Fuller 2 , Mr Scott A Piggott 1,2 , Ms Salena Barrett 1,2

1Genesis Care; 2Macquarie University Hospital, Australia; 3Medical Physics Limited, United Kingdom

Keyword Physics—Radiotherapy

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Cranial Stereotactic Radio-Surgery (SRS) using Leksell Gamma Knife® (LGK) technology has been commercially available over the past 40 years. In July of 2010, the first Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ (LGK PFX) in the southern hemisphere was installed at the Macquarie University Hospital. The authors will describe the commissioning, the quality assurance and clinical applications of the LGK PFX, as well as comparing the commissioning results to multiple worldwide LGK PFX sites. Examples of clinical cases treated with LGK PFX and the dosimetric conformity of treatment planning is also given.

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The Editor. Erratum to: Conference abstracts. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 34, 639 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13246-011-0096-y

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