Eric C Ford

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative fluoroscopic dose assessment in prostate brachytherapy patients
    Daniel R Reed
    Scottsdale Radiation Oncology, Arizona Oncology Services, Phoenix, AZ 85260, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:301-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Tumor delineation using PET in head and neck cancers: threshold contouring and lesion volumes
    Eric C Ford
    University of Washington, Department of Radiation Oncology, 1959 N E Pacific Street, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Med Phys 33:4280-8. 2006
  3. pmc Evaluation of safety in a radiation oncology setting using failure mode and effects analysis
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:852-8. 2009
  4. pmc 18F-FDG PET/CT for image-guided and intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1655-65. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A virtual frame system for stereotactic radiosurgery planning
    Eric Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1244-9. 2008
  6. pmc Localized CT-guided irradiation inhibits neurogenesis in specific regions of the adult mouse brain
    E C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Radiat Res 175:774-83. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and CT for delineation of lumpectomy cavity for partial breast irradiation
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:595-602. 2008
  8. pmc A multi-institutional clinical trial of rectal dose reduction via injected polyethylene-glycol hydrogel during intensity modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer: analysis of dosimetric outcomes
    Danny Y Song
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:81-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for optimizing LINAC treatment geometry for volumetric modulated arc therapy of multiple brain metastases
    Jun Kang
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Med Phys 37:4146-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A radiotherapy technique to limit dose to neural progenitor cell niches without compromising tumor coverage
    Kristin J Redmond
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Neurooncol 104:579-87. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative fluoroscopic dose assessment in prostate brachytherapy patients
    Daniel R Reed
    Scottsdale Radiation Oncology, Arizona Oncology Services, Phoenix, AZ 85260, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:301-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate a fluoroscopy-based intraoperative dosimetry system to guide placement of additional sources to underdosed areas, and perform computed tomography (CT) verification...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tumor delineation using PET in head and neck cancers: threshold contouring and lesion volumes
    Eric C Ford
    University of Washington, Department of Radiation Oncology, 1959 N E Pacific Street, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Med Phys 33:4280-8. 2006
    ..The appropriate threshold level depends on lesion size and image reconstruction parameters. These effects should be carefully considered when using PET contour and/or volume information for radiotherapy applications...
  3. pmc Evaluation of safety in a radiation oncology setting using failure mode and effects analysis
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:852-8. 2009
    ..Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) is a widely used tool for prospectively evaluating safety and reliability. We report our experiences in applying FMEA in the setting of radiation oncology...
  4. pmc 18F-FDG PET/CT for image-guided and intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:1655-65. 2009
    ..We also briefly consider novel radiopharmaceuticals that are beginning to be used in the context of radiotherapy planning...
  5. doi request reprint A virtual frame system for stereotactic radiosurgery planning
    Eric Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1244-9. 2008
    ..We describe a computerized (or virtual) model of a stereotactic head frame to enable planning prior to the day of radiosurgery. The location of the virtual frame acts as a guide to frame placement on the day of the procedure...
  6. pmc Localized CT-guided irradiation inhibits neurogenesis in specific regions of the adult mouse brain
    E C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Radiat Res 175:774-83. 2011
    ..001). Localized radiation in the rodent brain is a promising new tool for the study of neurogenesis...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and CT for delineation of lumpectomy cavity for partial breast irradiation
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:595-602. 2008
    ..We examined the use of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET)/computed tomography (CT) for improved lumpectomy cavity (LC) delineation and treatment planning...
  8. pmc A multi-institutional clinical trial of rectal dose reduction via injected polyethylene-glycol hydrogel during intensity modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer: analysis of dosimetric outcomes
    Danny Y Song
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:81-7. 2013
    ..To characterize the effect of a prostate-rectum spacer on dose to rectum during external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer and to assess for factors correlated with rectal dose reduction...
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for optimizing LINAC treatment geometry for volumetric modulated arc therapy of multiple brain metastases
    Jun Kang
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Med Phys 37:4146-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this work is to develop a beam projection method for deriving the optimal table and collimator angles for multilesion treatment planning...
  10. doi request reprint A radiotherapy technique to limit dose to neural progenitor cell niches without compromising tumor coverage
    Kristin J Redmond
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Neurooncol 104:579-87. 2011
    ..This novel radiation technique should significantly reduce radiation doses to NPC containing regions of the brain which may reduce neurocognitive deficits following RT for brain tumors...
  11. doi request reprint Use of respiratory-correlated four-dimensional computed tomography to determine acceptable treatment margins for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Seth D Goldstein
    Department of Surgery, Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231 2410, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:597-602. 2010
    ..Respiratory-induced excursions of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma could affect dose delivery. This study quantified tumor motion and evaluated standard treatment margins...
  12. doi request reprint An overlap-volume-histogram based method for rectal dose prediction and automated treatment planning in the external beam prostate radiotherapy following hydrogel injection
    Yidong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Phys 40:011709. 2013
    ..Whether OVH predicted dose can serve as the dose objective or constraint for automated treatment planning was also investigated...
  13. doi request reprint Quality control quantification (QCQ): a tool to measure the value of quality control checks in radiation oncology
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:e263-9. 2012
    ..To quantify the error-detection effectiveness of commonly used quality control (QC) measures...
  14. doi request reprint Prevention of a wrong-location misadministration through the use of an intradepartmental incident learning system
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Med Phys 39:6968-71. 2012
    ..A series of examples are presented in which potential errors in the delivery of radiation therapy were prevented through use of incident learning. These examples underscore the value of reporting near miss incidents...
  15. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for spine tumors: review of current literature
    Wesley Hsu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 88:315-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the pertinent literature regarding the use of SR for lesions of the spine and spinal cord. Particular emphasis will be placed on large clinical series of both primary and secondary spine tumors...
  16. ncbi request reprint A streamlined failure mode and effects analysis
    Eric C Ford
    Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287
    Med Phys 41:061709. 2014
    ..Explore the feasibility and impact of a streamlined failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) using a structured process that is designed to minimize staff effort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Technical aspects of respiration-correlated 4-D CT for radiation therapy
    Mahadevappa Mahesh
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231 2410, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:192-4. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET/CT-guided intensity modulated head and neck radiotherapy: a pilot investigation
    David L Schwartz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1660 S Columbian Way 174, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Head Neck 27:478-87. 2005
    ..The intent of this study was to examine the use of registered FDG-PET/CT imaging to guide head and neck intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) planning...
  19. pmc Targeted molecular imaging in oncology: focus on radiation therapy
    Sridhar Nimmagadda
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
    Semin Radiat Oncol 18:136-48. 2008
    ..This review focuses on recent advances in molecular imaging strategies and probes that may aid in improving the efficacy of radiotherapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measurement of lung tumor motion using respiration-correlated CT
    Gig S Mageras
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:933-41. 2004
    ..We investigate the characteristics of lung tumor motion measured with respiration-correlated computed tomography (RCCT) and examine the method's applicability to radiotherapy planning and treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Optimization of conformal thoracic radiotherapy using cone-beam CT imaging for treatment verification
    Kolby Sidhu
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:757-67. 2003
    ..The present paper explores the effect of cone-beam imaging on dose homogeneity and critical organ dose and the use of our new tool, adapted intensity-modulated radiation therapy (AIMRT)...