Mark G Trombetta

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Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The allegheny general modification of the Harvard Breast Cosmesis Scale for the retreated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:954-6. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Mammary fat necrosis following radiotherapy in the conservative management of localized breast cancer: does it matter?
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Radiother Oncol 97:92-4. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Reduction in radiation-induced morbidity by use of an intercurrent boost in the management of early-stage breast cancer
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:1303-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Long-term cosmesis after lumpectomy and brachytherapy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:314-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The use of the MammoSite balloon applicator in re-irradiation of the breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:316-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraganglioma: a potentially challenging tumor
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 22:341-3, 347, 350; discussion 350-2. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Tolerance of the aorta using intraoperative iodine-125 interstitial brachytherapy in cancer of the lung
    Mark G Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:50-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Breast conservation surgery and interstitial brachytherapy in the management of locally recurrent carcinoma of the breast: the Allegheny General Hospital experience
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:29-36. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of conservative management techniques in the re-treatment of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 10:74-80. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and multiple dwell position methods in MammoSite high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3235. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint The allegheny general modification of the Harvard Breast Cosmesis Scale for the retreated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:954-6. 2009
    ..We propose a modification of the scale for patients who undergo retreatment--the Allegheny General Modification of the Harvard/NSABP/RTOG scoring scale...
  2. doi request reprint Mammary fat necrosis following radiotherapy in the conservative management of localized breast cancer: does it matter?
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Radiother Oncol 97:92-4. 2010
    ..We wish to assess the clinical significance of fat necrosis resulting from post-lumpectomy breast irradiation...
  3. doi request reprint Reduction in radiation-induced morbidity by use of an intercurrent boost in the management of early-stage breast cancer
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:1303-8. 2010
    ..Herein, we compare patients treated with whole-breast irradiation followed by boost compared with a cohort with a planned intercurrent radiation boost...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term cosmesis after lumpectomy and brachytherapy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:314-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cosmetic outcome of brachytherapy after lumpectomy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast...
  5. doi request reprint The use of the MammoSite balloon applicator in re-irradiation of the breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:316-9. 2008
    ..To examine the feasibility of using the MammoSite brachytherapy applicator in the retreatment of the previously irradiated breast...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraganglioma: a potentially challenging tumor
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 22:341-3, 347, 350; discussion 350-2. 2008
    ..The development of metastatic disease in patients with paraganglioma is an unusual and challenging event. This case report and review describes the specific features of this disease and the multiple therapeutic options...
  7. doi request reprint Tolerance of the aorta using intraoperative iodine-125 interstitial brachytherapy in cancer of the lung
    Mark G Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:50-4. 2008
    ..A retrospective review to assess the efficacy and morbidity of surgical resection and (125)I interstitial lung brachytherapy placed in approximation to the aorta...
  8. doi request reprint Breast conservation surgery and interstitial brachytherapy in the management of locally recurrent carcinoma of the breast: the Allegheny General Hospital experience
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:29-36. 2008
    ..To evaluate lumpectomy followed by interstitial brachytherapy as an acceptable salvage therapy for women who have developed localized recurrence of breast cancer after conservation surgery and postoperative external radiotherapy...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of conservative management techniques in the re-treatment of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 10:74-80. 2011
    ..To compare brachytherapy and three-dimensional (3-D) conformal external beam radiotherapy for breast cancer presenting in the previously irradiated breast...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and multiple dwell position methods in MammoSite high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3235. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint A comprehensive analysis of cardiac dose in balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for left-sided breast cancer
    Vladimir Valakh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:1698-705. 2012
    ..To investigate radiation dose to the heart in 60 patients with left-sided breast cancer who were treated with balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy using MammoSite or Contura applicators...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric comparison of partial and whole breast external beam irradiation in the treatment of early stage breast cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Med Phys 34:4640-8. 2007
    ..In addition, preliminary dermatologic adverse event assessment data suggested reduced skin toxicity for patients treated with the PBI technique...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the interfractional biological effective dose (BED) variation in MammoSite high dose rate brachytherapy
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3228. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Investigation of interfraction variations of MammoSite balloon applicator in high-dose-rate brachytherapy of partial breast irradiation
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:305-13. 2008
    ..To measure the interfraction changes of the MammoSite applicator and evaluate their dosimetric effect on target coverage and sparing of organs at risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Objective method to report planner-independent skin/rib maximal dose in balloon-based high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for breast cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Med Phys 38:2053-7. 2011
    ..An objective method was proposed and compared with a manual selection method to determine planner-independent skin and rib maximal dose in balloon-based high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning...
  16. doi request reprint Pacemaker/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator dose in balloon high-dose-rate brachytherapy for breast cancer treatment
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Brachytherapy 11:380-6. 2012
    ..To retrospectively report pacemaker (PM)/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) dose in balloon high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy and provide distance-dose graph and table to approximately estimate the maximal device dose...
  17. doi request reprint Influence of concurrent anastrozole on acute and late side effects of whole breast radiotherapy
    Vladimir Valakh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:245-8. 2011
    ..To retrospectively compare radiation toxicity in patients treated with concurrent anastrozole and whole breast irradiation versus women treated sequentially with whole breast irradiation followed by hormonal suppression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sublobar resection with brachytherapy versus lobectomy for stage Ib nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Thomas J Birdas
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:434-8; discussion 438-9. 2006
    ..In this report, we present the outcomes of sublobar resection with brachytherapy compared with lobectomy in patients with stage Ib tumors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Managing a small recurrence in the previously irradiated breast. Is there a second chance for breast conservation?
    Manjeet Chadha
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:933-40. 2009
    ..In this report, we review the controversial subject of a second chance at breast conservation for women with a prior history of breast irradiation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric and technical aspects of intraoperative I-125 brachytherapy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Mark Johnson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:1237-45. 2007
    ..Patient-related toxicity clinically measured by loss of pulmonary function and radiation-induced pneumonitis have not been linked to this procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison between sublobar resection and 125Iodine brachytherapy after sublobar resection in high-risk patients with Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer
    Ricardo Santos
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Surgery 134:691-7; discussion 697. 2003
    ..This abstract reviews our intraoperative (125)Iodine brachytherapy experience after SR in high-risk Stage I NSCLC patients and compares these results with our previous series of SR alone in similar patients...
  22. doi request reprint Mature follow-up for high-risk stage I non-small-cell lung carcinoma treated with sublobar resection and intraoperative iodine-125 brachytherapy
    Athanasios Colonias
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:105-9. 2011
    ..To update the Allegheny General Hospital experience of high-risk Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with sublobar resection and intraoperative (125)I Vicryl mesh brachytherapy...
  23. doi request reprint Local control and visual acuity following treatment of medium-sized ocular melanoma using a contact eye plaque: a single surgeon experience
    Brian Karlovits
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 10:228-31. 2011
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of choroidal melanoma in (CM) patients treated with (125)I episcleral plaque brachytherapy and to compare our single surgeon results with the multi-institutional Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study (COMS)...