Wen C Hsi

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Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neutron scattered dose equivalent to a fetus from proton radiotherapy of the mother
    Geraldine Mesoloras
    School of Health Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906, USA
    Med Phys 33:2479-90. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Limited accuracy of dose calculation for large fields at deep depths using the BrainSCAN v5.21 treatment planning system
    Wen C Hsi
    Department of Medical Physics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:12-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric characteristics of the Leipzig surface applicators used in the high dose rate brachy radiotherapy
    Hongquan Niu
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Phys 31:3372-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of Dynamic Phantom scanner for quality assurance of photon beam profiles at various gantry angles
    Yunkai Zhang
    Department of Medical Physics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:50-61. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Dose perturbation induced by radiographic contrast inside brachytherapy balloon applicators
    Michael C Kirk
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Phys 31:1219-24. 2004

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Neutron scattered dose equivalent to a fetus from proton radiotherapy of the mother
    Geraldine Mesoloras
    School of Health Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906, USA
    Med Phys 33:2479-90. 2006
    ..However, based on the linear no threshold hypothesis, and this same typical treatment for the mother, the excess risk to the fetus of radiation induced cancer death in the first 10 years of life is 17.4 per 10,000 children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Limited accuracy of dose calculation for large fields at deep depths using the BrainSCAN v5.21 treatment planning system
    Wen C Hsi
    Department of Medical Physics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:12-8. 2005
    ..These large systematic errors were caused by using the tissue maximum ratio (TMR) in BrainSCAN v5.21 without considering increased field size as depth increased. These errors have been reported to BrainLAB...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric characteristics of the Leipzig surface applicators used in the high dose rate brachy radiotherapy
    Hongquan Niu
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Phys 31:3372-7. 2004
    ..The dose rate of a Leipzig applicator with 30 mm opening at reference point is 0.241+/-3% cGy h(-1) U(-1). The MC calculated depth dose rates and profiles were tabulated for clinic use...
  4. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of Dynamic Phantom scanner for quality assurance of photon beam profiles at various gantry angles
    Yunkai Zhang
    Department of Medical Physics, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:50-61. 2005
    ..Caution should be taken when using this device to acquire basic electron dosimetry data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dose perturbation induced by radiographic contrast inside brachytherapy balloon applicators
    Michael C Kirk
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Phys 31:1219-24. 2004
    ..99, corresponding to a dose reduction of approximately 1%. The contrast effect results in a systematic reduction in the delivered dose, therefore the minimal amount of radiographic contrast necessary should be used...