John A Antolak

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using Monte Carlo methods to commission electron beams: a feasibility study
    John A Antolak
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Med Phys 29:771-86. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel platform simulating irregular motion to enhance assessment of respiration-correlated radiation therapy procedures
    Mathew J Fitzpatrick
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:13-21. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple scattering theory for total skin electron beam design
    J A Antolak
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Med Phys 25:851-9. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Fetal dose estimates for electron-beam treatment to the chest wall of a pregnant patient
    J A Antolak
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Med Phys 25:2388-91. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Application of the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm to electron arc therapy
    Pai Chun M Chi
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 33:2369-83. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling skin collimation using the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm
    Pai Chun M Chi
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 32:3409-18. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Calculating percent depth dose with the electron pencil-beam redefinition algorithm
    Michael J Price
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77070, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:61-75. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of an extra-focal electron source to model collimator-scattered electrons using the pencil-beam redefinition algorithm
    Robert A Boyd
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 29:2571-83. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Dosimetry of a prototype retractable eMLC for fixed-beam electron therapy
    Kenneth R Hogstrom
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 31:443-62. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Displacement-based binning of time-dependent computed tomography image data sets
    Mathew J Fitzpatrick
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, 77030 4009, USA
    Med Phys 33:235-46. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Using Monte Carlo methods to commission electron beams: a feasibility study
    John A Antolak
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4009, USA
    Med Phys 29:771-86. 2002
    ..Although we believe that this hypothesis can be proved, it remains a challenge for the medical physics community. We intend to pursue this further by developing systematic methods for isolating causes of these differences...
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel platform simulating irregular motion to enhance assessment of respiration-correlated radiation therapy procedures
    Mathew J Fitzpatrick
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 6:13-21. 2005
    ..This study showed that a platform capable of programmable irregular motion is a useful tool for the development and assessment of procedures related to the effects of respiratory motion in radiation therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple scattering theory for total skin electron beam design
    J A Antolak
    University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Med Phys 25:851-9. 1998
    ..Suboptimal configurations can be quickly dismissed, and the predicted optimal solution should be very close to satisfying the clinical specifications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fetal dose estimates for electron-beam treatment to the chest wall of a pregnant patient
    J A Antolak
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Med Phys 25:2388-91. 1998
    ..These results show that it is possible to reduce fetal dose to acceptable limits in electron-beam radiotherapy of the chest wall using the general principles recommended for photon-beam radiotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Application of the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm to electron arc therapy
    Pai Chun M Chi
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 33:2369-83. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling skin collimation using the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm
    Pai Chun M Chi
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 32:3409-18. 2005
    ..To further improve the accuracy of the PBRA in regions having significant electrons scattered from the edge of the skin collimation would require transporting the electrons through the lead skin collimation near its edges...
  7. ncbi request reprint Calculating percent depth dose with the electron pencil-beam redefinition algorithm
    Michael J Price
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77070, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:61-75. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of an extra-focal electron source to model collimator-scattered electrons using the pencil-beam redefinition algorithm
    Robert A Boyd
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 29:2571-83. 2002
    ..Time of PBRA dose calculation was approximately doubled; however, dual-source beam modeling of newer accelerators (e.g., the Varian Clinac 2100) may not be necessary because of less impact of collimator-scattered electrons on dosimetry...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dosimetry of a prototype retractable eMLC for fixed-beam electron therapy
    Kenneth R Hogstrom
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 31:443-62. 2004
    ..The eMLC should allow the same treatments as are typically delivered with the electron applicator-cutout system currently used for fixed-beam therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Displacement-based binning of time-dependent computed tomography image data sets
    Mathew J Fitzpatrick
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, 77030 4009, USA
    Med Phys 33:235-46. 2006
    ..Although the technique is currently limited by the phase intervals allowed by the CT software, some improvement in image reconstruction was seen, indicating that this technique is useful at least as an interim measure...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of source parameters on large-field electron beam profiles calculated using Monte Carlo methods
    Rebecca Weinberg
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Phys Med Biol 54:105-16. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the accuracy of fetal dose estimates using TG-36 data
    Stephen F Kry
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 34:1193-7. 2007
    ..On average, TG-36 calculations underestimated the measured dose by 31%. No significant trends in the relationship between the calculated and measured fetal doses were found based on the distance from, or the size of, the treatment field...
  13. ncbi request reprint PTV margin determination in conformal SRT of intracranial lesions
    Brent C Parker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 3:176-89. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Electron conformal radiotherapy using bolus and intensity modulation
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 53:1023-37. 2002
    ..The present work evaluates the ability to restore dose homogeneity by varying the incident electron intensity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Respiration-correlated treatment delivery using feedback-guided breath hold: a technical study
    Christopher Nelson
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 32:175-81. 2005
    ..A quality control analysis of the gating delay box and the integrated system was performed to ensure that all of the hardware and components were ready for clinical use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prostate biopsy status and PSA nadir level as early surrogates for treatment failure: analysis of a prostate cancer randomized radiation dose escalation trial
    Alan Pollack
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:677-85. 2002
    ..These issues were investigated in a cohort of men with Stage T1-T3 prostate cancer who were randomized to receive between 70 Gy and 78 Gy and were prospectively biopsied at about 2 years after the completion of radiotherapy (RT)...