Kavitha Arunachalam

Summary

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Technology
Country: India

Publications

  1. pmc Preclinical assessment of comfort and secure fit of thermobrachytherapy surface applicator (TBSA) on volunteer subjects
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Engineering Design, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3845. 2012
  2. pmc Modeling the detectability of vesicoureteral reflux using microwave radiometry
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Engineering Design, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
    Phys Med Biol 55:5417-35. 2010
  3. pmc Detection of vesicoureteral reflux using microwave radiometry-system characterization with tissue phantoms
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 58:1629-36. 2011
  4. pmc Conformal microwave array (CMA) applicators for hyperthermia of diffuse chest wall recurrence
    Paul R Stauffer
    Radiation Oncology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 26:686-98. 2010
  5. pmc Design of a water coupling bolus with improved flow distribution for multi-element superficial hyperthermia applicators
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 25:554-65. 2009
  6. pmc Utility of treatment planning for thermochemotherapy treatment of nonmuscle invasive bladder carcinoma
    Yu Yuan
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Phys 39:1170-81. 2012
  7. pmc A thermal monitoring sheet with low influence from adjacent waterbolus for tissue surface thermometry during clinical hyperthermia
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hyperthermia Physics Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2397-406. 2008
  8. pmc Comprehensive analysis of the Cramer-Rao bounds for magnetic resonance temperature change measurement in fat-water voxels using multi-echo imaging
    Cory Wyatt
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    MAGMA 25:49-61. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A computational investigation of microwave breast imaging using deformable reflector
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:554-62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Preclinical assessment of comfort and secure fit of thermobrachytherapy surface applicator (TBSA) on volunteer subjects
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Engineering Design, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3845. 2012
    ..The volunteer study demonstrated that such large and uniform displacements should be rare for CW subjects, and the measured variation is expected to be low for multifraction conformal brachytherapy treatment...
  2. pmc Modeling the detectability of vesicoureteral reflux using microwave radiometry
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Engineering Design, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
    Phys Med Biol 55:5417-35. 2010
    ..The numerical study suggests that a radiometer with f(c) = 1.35 GHz, Deltaf = 500 MHz and detector sensitivity better than 0.1 K would be the appropriate tool to noninvasively detect VUR using the log spiral antenna...
  3. pmc Detection of vesicoureteral reflux using microwave radiometry-system characterization with tissue phantoms
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 58:1629-36. 2011
    ..Laboratory testing of the radiometry system in temperature-controlled phantoms supports the feasibility of passive kidney thermometry for VUR detection...
  4. pmc Conformal microwave array (CMA) applicators for hyperthermia of diffuse chest wall recurrence
    Paul R Stauffer
    Radiation Oncology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 26:686-98. 2010
    ..This article summarises the evolution of microwave array applicators for heating large area chest wall disease as an adjuvant to external beam radiation, systemic chemotherapy, and potentially simultaneous brachytherapy...
  5. pmc Design of a water coupling bolus with improved flow distribution for multi-element superficial hyperthermia applicators
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 25:554-65. 2009
    ..5 degrees C for the SISO water bolus. The new DIDO bolus configuration maintains a nearly uniform flow distribution and low variation in surface temperature over a large area typically treated in superficial hyperthermia...
  6. pmc Utility of treatment planning for thermochemotherapy treatment of nonmuscle invasive bladder carcinoma
    Yu Yuan
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Phys 39:1170-81. 2012
    ..S.A.) for the treatment of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer. This work presents a new treatment planning approach, and demonstrates potential impact of this approach on improvement of treatment quality...
  7. pmc A thermal monitoring sheet with low influence from adjacent waterbolus for tissue surface thermometry during clinical hyperthermia
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hyperthermia Physics Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2397-406. 2008
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  8. pmc Comprehensive analysis of the Cramer-Rao bounds for magnetic resonance temperature change measurement in fat-water voxels using multi-echo imaging
    Cory Wyatt
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    MAGMA 25:49-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to characterize the noise propagation for MRI temperature change measurement with emphasis on finding the best echo time combinations that yield the lowest temperature noise...
  9. doi request reprint A computational investigation of microwave breast imaging using deformable reflector
    Kavitha Arunachalam
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:554-62. 2008
    ..Preliminary results obtained for the 2-D breast models appear promising and indicate further investigation of the new microwave tomography technique for breast imaging...