- Development of an MRI-compatible device for prostate focal therapyJeremy Cepek
Robarts Research Institute, Western University, London, Canada
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 15:455-62. 2012..This is important when dealing with such tight space constraints. Needle targeting experiments in gel phantoms have demonstrated the device's ability to deliver needles with an accuracy of 2.1 +/- 1.3 mm...
- Errors in device localization in MRI using Z-framesJeremy Cepek
Robarts Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 16:348-55. 2013..In addition, the error is found to increase rapidly with an increasing level of static field inhomogeneity, even with the z-frame placed within 10 cm of the isocenter...
- A system for MRI-guided transperineal delivery of needles to the prostate for focal therapyJeremy Cepek
Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario N6A 5K8, Canada
Med Phys 40:012304. 2013..Included is a presentation of the design of the system and its user interface, evaluation of MR-compatibility, and quantitative evaluation of guidance accuracy and repeatability within the bore of a clinical MRI scanner...
- Treatment planning for prostate focal laser ablation in the face of needle placement uncertaintyJeremy Cepek
Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario N6A 5K8, Canada and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B9, Canada
Med Phys 41:013301. 2014..To study the effect of needle placement uncertainty on the expected probability of achieving complete focal target destruction in focal laser ablation (FLA) of prostate cancer...