United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for March 29, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         MARCH 29, 1999

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE            NO INPUT
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED      RECEIVED

HEADQUARTERS        X
REGION I                               X
REGION II                              X
REGION III                             X
REGION IV                              X
PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS MARCH 29, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0031

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Information Notice 99-09, "PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED WHEN MANUALLY EDITING
TREATMENT DATA ON THE NUCLETRON MICROSELECTRON-HDR (NEW) MODEL 105.999,"
was issued on March 24, 1999.

This notice was issued to all medical licensees authorized to conduct
high dose rate (HDR), remote afterloading, brachytherapy treaments to
alert them to the potential for patient misadministrations that may
result from inadvertent changes to source step size that can occur when
editing dwell time data.

Contact:  Robert L. Ayres, NMSS
          301-415-5746
          E-mail: rxa1@nrc.gov
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