Yong Yang

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A three-source model for the calculation of head scatter factors
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, California 94305 5304, USA
    Med Phys 29:2024-33. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of on-board kV cone beam CT (CBCT)-based dose calculation
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:685-705. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Dosimetric effect of intrafraction tumor motion in phase gated lung stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Phys 39:6629-37. 2012
  4. doi 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography using an on-board imager
    Tianfang Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Med Phys 33:3825-33. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical knowledge-based inverse treatment planning
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:5101-17. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurement of MLC leaf displacements using an electronic portal image device
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5304, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:1521-33. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Statistical analysis of target motion in gated lung stereotactic body radiation therapy
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 56:1385-95. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Towards biologically conformal radiation therapy (BCRT): selective IMRT dose escalation under the guidance of spatial biology distribution
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Med Phys 32:1473-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Image-guided respiratory-gated lung stereotactic body radiotherapy: which target definition is optimal?
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 36:2248-57. 2009

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint A three-source model for the calculation of head scatter factors
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, California 94305 5304, USA
    Med Phys 29:2024-33. 2002
    ..4%. The algorithm can also be easily applied to deal with irregular fields shaped by a multileaf collimator that replaces the upper or lower collimator jaws...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of on-board kV cone beam CT (CBCT)-based dose calculation
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:685-705. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Dosimetric effect of intrafraction tumor motion in phase gated lung stereotactic body radiotherapy
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Phys 39:6629-37. 2012
    ..The purpose of this work is to investigate the dosimetric effect of intrafraction tumor motion during gated lung SBRT delivery by reconstructing the delivered dose distribution with real-time tumor motion considered...
  4. doi 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography using an on-board imager
    Tianfang Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Med Phys 33:3825-33. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical knowledge-based inverse treatment planning
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:5101-17. 2004
    ..In particular, we show that the EUD-based optimization is a special case of the general inverse planning formalism described in this paper...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurement of MLC leaf displacements using an electronic portal image device
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5304, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:1521-33. 2004
    ..3 mm when the uncertainty is considered. Given its simplicity, efficiency and accuracy, we believe that the technique is ideally suitable for routine MLC leaf positioning QA...
  8. doi request reprint Statistical analysis of target motion in gated lung stereotactic body radiation therapy
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 56:1385-95. 2011
    ..For phase-based gated lung SBRT, a baseline shift may be one of the major sources of targeting error during treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Towards biologically conformal radiation therapy (BCRT): selective IMRT dose escalation under the guidance of spatial biology distribution
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Med Phys 32:1473-84. 2005
    ..The proposed formalism lays a technical foundation for BCRT and allows us to maximally exploit the technical capacity of IMRT to more intelligently escalate the radiation dose...
  10. ncbi request reprint Image-guided respiratory-gated lung stereotactic body radiotherapy: which target definition is optimal?
    Bo Zhao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 36:2248-57. 2009
    ..This approach potentially reduces the irradiated volume of normal tissue further without sacrificing target dose coverage and thus may minimize the risk of treatment-related toxicities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inverse treatment planning with adaptively evolving voxel-dependent penalty scheme
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Med Phys 31:2839-44. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Model-based image reconstruction for four-dimensional PET
    Tianfang Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Med Phys 33:1288-98. 2006
    ..Finally, the 4D PET reconstruction was applied to a patient case...
  13. ncbi request reprint A novel off-axis scanning method for an enlarged ellipse cone-beam computed tomography field of view
    Tianfang Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Med Phys 37:6233-9. 2010
    ..Consequently, truncation artifacts often occur for large patients. The goal of this work is to investigate a novel method to increase the FOV for current on-board CBCT systems...
  14. doi request reprint A novel image-domain-based cone-beam computed tomography enhancement algorithm
    Xiang Li
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Phys Med Biol 56:2755-66. 2011
    ..The proposed CBCT image enhancement algorithm demonstrated a promising result by the reduction of the scatter-induced low-frequency image artifacts commonly encountered in kV CBCT imaging...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incorporating leaf transmission and head scatter corrections into step-and-shoot leaf sequences for IMRT
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1121-34. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to propose a reliable algorithm to minimize the dosimetric effects caused by the two factors in step-and-shoot mode...
  18. ncbi request reprint Overview of image-guided radiation therapy
    Lei Xing
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5847, USA
    Med Dosim 31:91-112. 2006
    ..We introduce various new IGRT concepts and approaches, and hope to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the emerging clinical IGRT technologies. Some important research topics will also be addressed...
  19. doi request reprint Fractionated stereotactic body radiation therapy in the treatment of previously-irradiated recurrent head and neck carcinoma: updated report of the University of Pittsburgh experience
    Jean Claude Rwigema
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:286-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the safety and outcome of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) in patients with recurrent previously irradiated squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (rSCCHN)...
  20. 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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  21. ncbi request reprint Using the volumetric effect of a finite-sized detector for routine quality assurance of multileaf collimator leaf positioning
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5304, USA
    Med Phys 30:433-41. 2003
    ..The principle of our method is independent of the types of the MLC and the detector and may have significant practical implications in facilitating routine MLC QA for IMRT delivery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Optimization of radiotherapy dose-time fractionation with consideration of tumor specific biology
    Yong Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Med Phys 32:3666-77. 2005
    ..The proposed technique provides a useful tool to systematically optimize radiotherapy for fast and slow proliferating tumors and sheds important insight into the complex problem of dose-time fractionation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measurement of ionizing radiation using carbon nanotube field effect transistor
    Xiao Wu Tang
    Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Phys Med Biol 50:N23-31. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Beam orientation optimization for intensity-modulated radiation therapy using mixed integer programming
    Ruijie Yang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Peking Union Medical College, PO Box 2258, Beijing 100021, People s Republic of China
    Phys Med Biol 51:3653-66. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the optimization efficiency can be greatly increased through proper selection of beam orientation resolution and starting beam orientation while guaranteeing the optimized beam configurations and plan quality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fourier-based analysis of moiré fringe patterns of superposed gratings in alignment of nanolithography
    Shaolin Zhou
    Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610209, China
    Opt Express 16:7869-80. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Self-assembled silver nanochains for surface-enhanced Raman scattering
    Yong Yang
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Showa, Nagoya, Japan
    Langmuir 23:12042-7. 2007
    ..6 x 108, indicating that a stronger SERS enhancement can be obtained in these interstitial sites of chainlike aggregated Ag nanoparticles...