Ning J Yue

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of energy spectra of brachytherapy sources and its impact on the half and the tenth value layers
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 36:5175-82. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint A strategy to objectively evaluate the necessity of correcting detected target deviations in image guided radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 34:4340-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A 3D global-to-local deformable mesh model based registration and anatomy-constrained segmentation method for image guided prostate radiotherapy
    Jinghao Zhou
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 37:1298-308. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Intrafractional target motions and uncertainties of treatment setup reference systems in accelerated partial breast irradiation
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:1549-56. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of respiratory cycle and radiation beam-on timing on the dose distribution of free-breathing breast treatment using dynamic IMRT
    Chuxiong Ding
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 34:3500-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of couch translational corrections to compensate for rotational and deformable target deviations in image guided radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 35:4375-85. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A cone beam CT-guided online plan modification technique to correct interfractional anatomic changes for prostate cancer IMRT treatment
    Weihua Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5230 Centre Avenue, MG60, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 54:1691-703. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A clinical objective IMRT QA method based on portal dosimetry and electronic portal imager device (EPID) measurement
    Miao Zhang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08904, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 12:145-50. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Synchrony--cyberknife respiratory compensation technology
    Cihat Ozhasoglu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Dosim 33:117-23. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Dosimetric influences of rotational setup errors on head and neck carcinoma intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatments
    Weihua Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA
    Med Dosim 38:125-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of energy spectra of brachytherapy sources and its impact on the half and the tenth value layers
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 36:5175-82. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to utilize a semiempirical formalism, which quantitatively incorporates this time dependence, to calculate and evaluate the shielding requirement impacts introduced by this time dependence for a 103Pd source...
  2. ncbi request reprint A strategy to objectively evaluate the necessity of correcting detected target deviations in image guided radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 34:4340-7. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the proposed strategy is potentially useful in establishing objective criteria for the necessity of correction of the target deviations...
  3. ncbi request reprint A 3D global-to-local deformable mesh model based registration and anatomy-constrained segmentation method for image guided prostate radiotherapy
    Jinghao Zhou
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 37:1298-308. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to develop a novel, fast, and accurate segmentation and registration method to increase the computational efficiency to meet the restricted clinical treatment time requirement in image guided radiotherapy...
  4. doi request reprint Intrafractional target motions and uncertainties of treatment setup reference systems in accelerated partial breast irradiation
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:1549-56. 2011
    ..This study investigated the magnitude of intrafractional motion and level of accuracy of various setup strategies in accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using three-dimensional conformal external beam radiotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of respiratory cycle and radiation beam-on timing on the dose distribution of free-breathing breast treatment using dynamic IMRT
    Chuxiong Ding
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 34:3500-9. 2007
    ..7 cm). The same results could be found for respiratory cycle up to 8 s and respiratory motion amplitude up to 1 cm. The heart dose distribution did not change significantly regardless of respiratory cycle and radiation beam-on timing...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimization of couch translational corrections to compensate for rotational and deformable target deviations in image guided radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 35:4375-85. 2008
    ..The resultant dose coverage was compared to that without the optimization. The results showed that with the present strategy, rotational and deformable target deviations can be further compensated with translational couch correction...
  7. ncbi request reprint A cone beam CT-guided online plan modification technique to correct interfractional anatomic changes for prostate cancer IMRT treatment
    Weihua Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5230 Centre Avenue, MG60, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 54:1691-703. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint A clinical objective IMRT QA method based on portal dosimetry and electronic portal imager device (EPID) measurement
    Miao Zhang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08904, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 12:145-50. 2013
    ..9%. This method may hold potentials to help radiation oncology clinics to move from the traditional IMRT QA to the clinical objective IMRT QA...
  9. doi request reprint Synchrony--cyberknife respiratory compensation technology
    Cihat Ozhasoglu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Dosim 33:117-23. 2008
    ..The working principles, advantages, limitations, and our clinical experience with this new technology will be discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Dosimetric influences of rotational setup errors on head and neck carcinoma intensity-modulated radiation therapy treatments
    Weihua Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA
    Med Dosim 38:125-32. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Improvement in interobserver accuracy in delineation of the lumpectomy cavity using fiducial markers
    Talha Shaikh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:1127-34. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical implementation of tangential field intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) using sliding window technique and dosimetric comparison with 3D conformal therapy (3DCRT) in breast cancer
    Raj N Selvaraj
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 6913, USA
    Med Dosim 32:299-304. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric evaluations of the interplay effect in respiratory-gated intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Hungcheng Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Helen F Graham Cancer Center Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19713, USA
    Med Phys 36:893-903. 2009
    ..With the appropriate setting of the gating window, the deviation of dose from the respiratory motion can be minimized. It appeals that limiting the residual motion to less than 0.5 cm is critical for the treatments of mobile structures...
  14. pmc A systematic approach to statistical analysis in dosimetry and patient-specific IMRT plan verification measurements
    Songbing Qin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, 08903 New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Radiat Oncol 8:225. 2013
    ..This study is to present a systematic approach to address these questions and to apply this approach to patient-specific IMRT (PSIMRT) plan verifications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determination of optimal fiducial marker across image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) modalities: visibility and artifact analysis of gold, carbon, and polymer fiducial markers
    Lydia L Handsfield
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3976. 2012
    ..If MV imaging will be the sole modality for positioning verification, it may be necessary to use gold markers despite the artifacts they create on the simulation CT images...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of helical intensity-modulated radiotherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, and 3D-conformal radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Matthew M Poppe
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Med Dosim 36:351-7. 2011
    ..Factors to consider before incorporating IMRT into pancreatic cancer therapy are respiratory motion, dose inhomogeneity, and mean dose...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric effects of patient rotational setup errors on prostate IMRT treatments
    Weihua Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:5321-31. 2006
    ..However, the degradation was not significant for the three-phase sequential boost prostate IMRT technique and for the margin sizes used in our institution...
  18. ncbi request reprint On the assay of brachytherapy sources
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 34:1975-82. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for orbital lymphoma
    Sharad Goyal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Radiat Med 26:573-81. 2008
    ..Orbital manifestations of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) are rare and accounts for only 1% of all cases of NHL. There have been no reports of treating orbital lymphoma using intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Improvement in dose homogeneity with electronic tissue compensation over IMRT and conventional RT in whole brain radiotherapy
    Sharad Goyal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Radiother Oncol 88:196-201. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Tracking the dynamic seroma cavity using fiducial markers in patients treated with accelerated partial breast irradiation using 3D conformal radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Med Phys 40:021717. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Technical note: contrast solution density and cross section errors in inhomogeneity-corrected dose calculation for breast balloon brachytherapy
    Leonard H Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    Med Phys 40:011703. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors independently estimate properties of contrast solution that were expected to be incorrectly specified in a commercial brachytherapy dose calculation algorithm...
  23. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics and quality assurance aspects of kilovoltage cone-beam CT on medical linear accelerator
    Cheng B Saw
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Dosim 32:80-5. 2007
    ..The CT-to-electron density relationship was also determined. By using well-designed procedures and phantom, the number of parameter checks for quality assurance of the IGRT system can be carried out in a relatively short time...
  24. doi request reprint Patterns of intrafractional motion and uncertainties of treatment setup reference systems in accelerated partial breast irradiation for right- and left-sided breast cancer
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey Electronic address
    Pract Radiat Oncol 4:6-12. 2014
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  25. ncbi request reprint The intrafraction motion induced dosimetric impacts in breast 3D radiation treatment: a 4DCT based study
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 34:2789-800. 2007
    ..However, the dosimetric impact of the motion on the heart dose may be limited...
  26. doi request reprint A novel method of island blocking in whole abdominal radiotherapy using a modified electronic tissue compensation technique
    Sharad Goyal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Med Dosim 35:220-5. 2010
    ..This novel use of MECOMP for whole abdominal radiotherapy should substantially reduce the labor, daily treatment time, and treatment-related errors through the elimination of cerrobend blocks...
  27. ncbi request reprint IMRT commissioning: multiple institution planning and dosimetry comparisons, a report from AAPM Task Group 119
    Gary A Ezzell
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, MCSB Concourse, Phoenix, Arizona 89054, USA
    Med Phys 36:5359-73. 2009
    ..Other facilities can use the test protocol and results as a basis for comparison to this group. Locally derived confidence limits that substantially exceed these baseline values may indicate the need for improved IMRT commissioning...
  28. ncbi request reprint Localizing moving targets and organs using motion-managed CTs
    Edward D Brandner
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Med Dosim 31:134-40. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Energy spectrum based calculation of the half and the tenth value layers for brachytherapy sources using a semiempirical parametrized mass attenuation coefficient formulism
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Med Phys 35:2286-93. 2008
    ..The method presented in this study may be useful to estimate HVL (TVL) values of different materials for brachytherapy sources of different designs and containing different radionuclides...
  30. ncbi request reprint A dose verification method using a monitor unit matrix for dynamic IMRT on Varian linear accelerators
    Xuangen Chen
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, PA 15901, USA
    Phys Med Biol 50:5641-52. 2005
    ..The doses computed using the method were compared with both measurement and treatment planning for 14 and 25 plans respectively. An average of less than 2% agreement was observed and the standard deviation was about 1.9%...
  31. ncbi request reprint Modern radiation treatment planning and delivery--from Röntgen to real time
    Ryan P Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 545, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:45-62. 2006
    ..Clinical studies investigating these modalities will likely further increase the efficacy of radiation in years to come...
  32. ncbi request reprint Breast skin doses from brachytherapy using MammoSite HDR, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and tangential fields techniques
    Raj N Selvaraj
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:17-22. 2007
    ..This study suggests that in breast cancer radiation treatments the MammoSite HDR technique reduces skin doses compared to IMRT and tangential field techniques...
  33. ncbi request reprint Optimization of surgical clip placement for breast-conservation therapy
    Aneesh Pirlamarla
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    Pract Radiat Oncol 4:153-9. 2014
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  34. doi request reprint Efficacy of fiducial marker-based image-guided radiation therapy in prostate tomotherapy and potential dose coverage improvement using a patient positioning optimization method
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey Electronic address
    Pract Radiat Oncol 2:138-44. 2012
    ..To evaluate the dose coverage efficacy of fiducial marker-based prostate tomotherapy and a positioning correction optimization technique for the improvement of suboptimal dose distributions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Registration of lung tissue between fluoroscope and CT images: determination of beam gating parameters in radiotherapy
    Sukmoon Chang
    Computer Science, Capital College, Penn State University, PA, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:751-8. 2007
    ..The proposed method can be used to determine beam-on timing and treatment window for radiation beam gating technology, and can potentially greatly improve radiation treatment quality...
  36. ncbi request reprint A technique to re-establish dose distributions for previously treated brain cancer patients in external beam radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Med Dosim 29:31-41. 2004
    ..The method has been proven to be successful and robust...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of an image registration technique based on normalized mutual information with a standard method utilizing implanted markers in the staged radiosurgical treatment of large arteriovenous malformations
    James E Bond
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1150-8. 2003
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  38. ncbi request reprint A method to implement full six-degree target shift corrections for rigid body in image-guided radiotherapy
    Ning J Yue
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208040, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Med Phys 33:21-31. 2006
    ..This method was applied to a head phantom study, and it was found that the target shift was fully corrected in treatment and excellent agreement was found in target dose coverage between the plan and the treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Two-dimensional dosimetry in the near field of the model 200 103Pd source for interstitial brachytherapy implants using a thermoluminescent sheet
    Kazuro Iwata
    Department of Oncoradiology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara city Nara, 634, Japan
    Phys Med Biol 49:4049-63. 2004
    ..Our experiments have demonstrated that it is feasible to use the TL sheet as a dosimeter in the determination of the dosimetric characteristics in the immediate vicinity of interstitial brachytherapy sources emitting low energy photons...
  40. ncbi request reprint Near-field dosimetry of 125I sources for interstitial brachytherapy implants measured using thermoluminescent sheets
    Kazuro Iwata
    Department of Oncoradiology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo cho Kashihara city Nara 634, Japan
    Med Phys 31:3406-16. 2004
    ..The relative dosimetric characteristics in the vicinity of actual interstitial brachytherapy sources containing 125I have been experimentally determined by using the TL sheet as a 2D dosimeter...
  41. ncbi request reprint Target delineation and localization (IGRT)--part 1
    Cheng B Saw
    Med Dosim 31:1-2. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Limitations of silicon diodes for clinical electron dosimetry
    Haijun Song
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:56-9. 2006
    ..Our conclusion is that in general diodes are not reliable in the measurement of depth-dose curves of clinical electron beams...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cone-beam imaging and respiratory motion (IGRT)-part II
    Cheng B Saw
    Med Dosim 31:89-90. 2006