Benjamin L Franc

Summary

Affiliation: Radiological Associates of Sacramento
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical utility of SPECT-(low-dose)CT versus SPECT alone in patients presenting for bone scintigraphy
    Benjamin L Franc
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 37:26-34. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Small-animal SPECT and SPECT/CT: important tools for preclinical investigation
    Benjamin L Franc
    Department of Radiology, Center for Molecular and Functional Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 49:1651-63. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Correcting tumour SUV for enhanced bone marrow uptake: retrospective 18F-FDG PET/CT studies
    Boon Keng Teo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 29:359-66. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Progress in SPECT/CT imaging of prostate cancer
    Youngho Seo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 5:329-36. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Partial-volume correction in PET: validation of an iterative postreconstruction method with phantom and patient data
    Boon Keng Teo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:802-10. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Role of IV iodinated contrast material in 18F-FDG PET/CT of liver metastases
    Shiva Badiee
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0628, M 372, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1436-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography, positron emission tomography-computed tomography, and molecular imaging of the breast cancer patient
    Benjamin L Franc
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0252, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 42:265-79. 2007
  8. pmc Biodistributions of 177Lu- and 111In-labeled 7E11 antibodies to prostate-specific membrane antigen in xenograft model of prostate cancer and potential use of 111In-7E11 as a pre-therapeutic agent for 177Lu-7E11 radioimmunotherapy
    Mei Hsiu Pan
    Center for Molecular and Functional Imaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 11:159-66. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Can positron emission tomography (PET) or PET/Computed Tomography (CT) acquired in a nontreatment position be accurately registered to a head-and-neck radiotherapy planning CT?
    Andrew B Hwang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:578-84. 2009
  10. pmc Iodine-131--metaiodobenzylguanidine double infusion with autologous stem-cell rescue for neuroblastoma: a new approaches to neuroblastoma therapy phase I study
    Katherine K Matthay
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus, M647, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1020-5. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Clinical utility of SPECT-(low-dose)CT versus SPECT alone in patients presenting for bone scintigraphy
    Benjamin L Franc
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 37:26-34. 2012
    ..This prospective study evaluated the contribution of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)-(low-dose)CT (SPECT-ldCT) over SPECT alone in all-comers referred for bone scintigraphy for any indication...
  2. doi request reprint Small-animal SPECT and SPECT/CT: important tools for preclinical investigation
    Benjamin L Franc
    Department of Radiology, Center for Molecular and Functional Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Nucl Med 49:1651-63. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Correcting tumour SUV for enhanced bone marrow uptake: retrospective 18F-FDG PET/CT studies
    Boon Keng Teo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Nucl Med Commun 29:359-66. 2008
    ..We tested this hypothesis by quantifying total F-FDG uptake in the bone marrow of patients with visibly enhanced bone marrow uptake and computing its effect on tumour SUV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Progress in SPECT/CT imaging of prostate cancer
    Youngho Seo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 5:329-36. 2006
    ..There were also changes in interpretations for 4 of 12 studies although the changes were not sufficient to alter prognosis or the patient treatment plan...
  5. ncbi request reprint Partial-volume correction in PET: validation of an iterative postreconstruction method with phantom and patient data
    Boon Keng Teo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:802-10. 2007
    ..An iterative postreconstruction method was evaluated that corrects for PVEs without a priori knowledge of tumor size or background...
  6. doi request reprint Role of IV iodinated contrast material in 18F-FDG PET/CT of liver metastases
    Shiva Badiee
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0628, M 372, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1436-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate the role of IV iodinated contrast material in the evaluation of hepatic metastases at (18)F-FDG PET/CT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography, positron emission tomography-computed tomography, and molecular imaging of the breast cancer patient
    Benjamin L Franc
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0252, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 42:265-79. 2007
  8. pmc Biodistributions of 177Lu- and 111In-labeled 7E11 antibodies to prostate-specific membrane antigen in xenograft model of prostate cancer and potential use of 111In-7E11 as a pre-therapeutic agent for 177Lu-7E11 radioimmunotherapy
    Mei Hsiu Pan
    Center for Molecular and Functional Imaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 11:159-66. 2009
    ..To serve as a radioimmunotherapeutic agent, a kinetically inert conjugate is desired to maximize tumor uptake and tumor radiation dose with minimal nonspecific exposure to bone marrow and other major organs...
  9. doi request reprint Can positron emission tomography (PET) or PET/Computed Tomography (CT) acquired in a nontreatment position be accurately registered to a head-and-neck radiotherapy planning CT?
    Andrew B Hwang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:578-84. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Iodine-131--metaiodobenzylguanidine double infusion with autologous stem-cell rescue for neuroblastoma: a new approaches to neuroblastoma therapy phase I study
    Katherine K Matthay
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus, M647, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1020-5. 2009
    ..The goal was to determine the maximum-tolerated dose of (131)I-MIBG in two consecutive infusions at a 2-week interval, supported by autologous stem-cell rescue (ASCR) 2 weeks after the second dose...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of a positron- and high-energy gamma photon probe in intraoperative localization of recurrent melanoma
    Benjamin L Franc
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0252, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 30:787-91. 2005
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of PET/CT for the staging and restaging of pediatric tumors
    Margit Kleis
    Department of Radiology, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:23-36. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Rodent brain imaging with SPECT/CT
    Youngho Seo
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Phys 34:1217-20. 2007
    ..We have demonstrated a capability of imaging regions of cerebral blood flow deficit in MCAO rat brains in vivo using a pinhole SPECT dedicated to small animal imaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anterior layering of excreted 18F-FDG in the bladder on PET/CT: frequency and cause
    Derk D Purcell
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0628, M 392, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:W96-9. 2007
    ..v. iodinated contrast material and is due to displacement of FDG by excreted iodinated contrast material; this phenomenon may unmask FDG-avid bladder disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tumor fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose avidity on positron emission tomographic scan predicts mortality in patients with early-stage pure and mixed bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
    Dan J Raz
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94131, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1189-95. 2006
    ..We investigated whether tumor FDG avidity was associated with worse survival among patients with completely resected node-negative pure and mixed bronchioloalveolar carcinoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic drainage patterns of head and neck cutaneous melanoma observed on lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Doris Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2380 Sutter Street, Box 1703, San Francisco, CA 94143 0342, USA
    Head Neck 28:249-55. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of semi-quantitative scoring system for metaiodobenzylguanidine (mIBG) scans in patients with relapsed neuroblastoma
    Julia A Messina
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:865-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of two semi-quantitative scoring systems to assess response to (131)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (mIBG) therapy in recurrent neuroblastoma...
  18. pmc Development of an optimized activatable MMP-14 targeted SPECT imaging probe
    Gregory A Watkins
    Center for Molecular and Functional Imaging, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Suite 350, Box 0946, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States
    Bioorg Med Chem 17:653-9. 2009
    ..The combination of computational chemistry, parallel synthesis and biochemical screening, therefore, shows promise as a set of tools for developing new radiolabeled probes that are sensitive to protease activity...
  19. doi request reprint Preclinical SPECT and SPECT/CT
    Youngho Seo
    Radiological Associate of Sacramento, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 187:193-220. 2013
    ..Several of these advances as well as several specific applications in oncology are highlighted and areas needing further improvement are identified...
  20. ncbi request reprint Telomeric transgenes are silenced in adult mouse tissues and embryo fibroblasts but are expressed in embryonic stem cells
    Qing Gao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, 1855 Folsom Street, MCB 200, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Stem Cells 25:3085-92. 2007
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  21. pmc Patient-Specific Method of Generating Parametric Maps of Patlak K(i) without Blood Sampling or Metabolite Correction: A Feasibility Study
    George A Sayre
    UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Int J Mol Imaging 2011:185083. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Correction of photon attenuation and collimator response for a body-contouring SPECT/CT imaging system
    Youngho Seo
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 1739, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:868-77. 2005
    ..In this article, we evaluate a novel iterative reconstruction algorithm using the SPECT/CT data obtained from phantoms and (111)In-capromab pendetide patient studies...
  23. pmc Assessment of the sources of error affecting the quantitative accuracy of SPECT imaging in small animals
    Andrew B Hwang
    Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, University of California San Francisco and University of California Berkeley, CA, USA
    Phys Med Biol 53:2233-52. 2008
    ..e. modeling the finite collimator spatial resolution in iterative reconstruction algorithms) can significantly reduce the partial volume errors...
  24. ncbi request reprint FDG PET imaging in the evaluation of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder following renal transplantation
    Angus R O'Conner
    Department of Radiology, Nottingham City Hospital, UK
    Nucl Med Commun 26:1107-11. 2005
    ..To assess the usefulness of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) in the evaluation of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) following renal transplantation...