R J Kudchadker

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Preoperative treatment planning with intraoperative optimization can achieve consistent high-quality implants in prostate brachytherapy
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Dosim 37:387-90. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a novel gas-release endorectal balloon in the removal of rectal gas for prostate proton radiation therapy
    Landon S Wootton
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3945. 2012
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of custom electron bolus in head and neck radiotherapy
    R J Kudchadker
    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 4:321-33. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of radiation exposure from portal films taken during definitive course of pediatric radiotherapy
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, Box 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1229-35. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of using fewer implanted fiducial markers for prostate target alignment
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1283-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric comparison of four target alignment methods for prostate cancer radiotherapy
    Jennifer C O'Daniel
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:883-91. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in the pelvic anatomy after an IMRT treatment fraction of prostate cancer
    Renaud de Crevoisier
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1529-36. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Dosimetric changes resulting from patient rotational setup errors in proton therapy prostate plans
    Samir V Sejpal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:40-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A volumetric trend analysis of the prostate and seminal vesicles during a course of intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Steven J Frank
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:173-5. 2010

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Preoperative treatment planning with intraoperative optimization can achieve consistent high-quality implants in prostate brachytherapy
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Dosim 37:387-90. 2012
    ..Good quality assurance measures during simulation, treatment planning, implantation, and postimplant evaluation are paramount for achieving a high level of quality and consistency...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a novel gas-release endorectal balloon in the removal of rectal gas for prostate proton radiation therapy
    Landon S Wootton
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3945. 2012
    ..The cross-sectional area of trapped gas did not differ between the two groups. Thus gas-release balloon can effectively release gas, and may be able to improve clinical workflow by reducing the need for catheterization...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of custom electron bolus in head and neck radiotherapy
    R J Kudchadker
    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 4:321-33. 2003
    ..In conclusion, electron bolus conformal therapy is a viable option for treating head and neck tumors, particularly patients having a variable thickness PTV or surface anatomy with surgical defects...
  5. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of radiation exposure from portal films taken during definitive course of pediatric radiotherapy
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, Box 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1229-35. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the radiation dose from portal imaging delivered within and outside the radiation treatment field during a course of radiation therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of using fewer implanted fiducial markers for prostate target alignment
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1283-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of the number and location of intraprostatic fiducial markers on the accuracy and reproducibility of daily prostate target alignment and to evaluate the migration of such markers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric comparison of four target alignment methods for prostate cancer radiotherapy
    Jennifer C O'Daniel
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:883-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the dosimetric consequences of 4 treatment delivery techniques for prostate cancer patients treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in the pelvic anatomy after an IMRT treatment fraction of prostate cancer
    Renaud de Crevoisier
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1529-36. 2007
    ..To quantify the three-dimensional variations of pelvic anatomy after a single treatment fraction...
  9. doi request reprint Dosimetric changes resulting from patient rotational setup errors in proton therapy prostate plans
    Samir V Sejpal
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:40-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the dose changes to the target and critical structures from rotational setup errors in prostate cancer patients treated with proton therapy...
  10. doi request reprint A volumetric trend analysis of the prostate and seminal vesicles during a course of intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Steven J Frank
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:173-5. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Neutron-induced electronic failures around a high-energy linear accelerator
    Stephen F Kry
    Department of Radiation Physics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 38:34-9. 2011
    ..After a new in-vault CT-on-rails system repeatedly malfunctioned following use of a high-energy radiotherapy beam, we investigated the presence and impact of neutron radiation on this electronic system, as well as neutron shielding options...
  12. ncbi request reprint A technique for reducing patient setup uncertainties by aligning and verifying daily positioning of a moving tumor using implanted fiducials
    Christopher Nelson
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 9:2766. 2008
    ..Software that matches fiducial markers on 2D and 3D images is effective for aligning both static and moving fiducials before treatment and can be implemented to reduce patient setup uncertainties...
  13. doi request reprint Daily bone alignment with limited repeat CT correction rivals daily ultrasound alignment for prostate radiotherapy
    Jennifer C O'Daniel
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:274-80. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint A novel MRI marker for prostate brachytherapy
    Steven J Frank
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:5-8. 2008
    ..We sought to develop an encapsulated contrast agent marker (ECAM) with high-signal intensity on MRI to permit accurate localization of radioactive seeds with MRI during and after prostate brachytherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of incorporating heterogeneity corrections in mantle field irradiation
    Steven M Kirsner
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1135-42. 2003
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  16. pmc Investigation of bladder dose and volume factors influencing late urinary toxicity after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    M Rex Cheung
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1059-65. 2007
    ..We sought to identify the bladder dose-volume factors associated with an increased risk of late urinary toxicity among prostate cancer patients treated with radiotherapy...
  17. doi request reprint Quantification of prostate and seminal vesicle interfraction variation during IMRT
    Steven J Frank
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:813-20. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Is a loose-seed nomogram still valid for prostate brachytherapy in a stranded-seed era?
    Rajat J Kudchadker
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:623-7. 2008
    ..To characterize the amount of activity required to treat the prostate with stranded (125)I radioactive seeds and compare our stranded data with the amount of activity recommended when individual seeds are implanted using a Mick applicator...
  19. pmc Is a 3-mm intrafractional margin sufficient for daily image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy of prostate cancer?
    Adam D Melancon
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, USA
    Radiother Oncol 85:251-9. 2007
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  20. doi request reprint LiF TLD-100 as a dosimeter in high energy proton beam therapy--can it yield accurate results?
    John R Zullo
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Med Dosim 35:63-6. 2010
    ..Thus, the rapid change in stopping power ratios at the end of the range should not affect such measurements, and TLD-100 may be used with confidence as an in vivo dosimeter for proton beam therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Late rectal complications after prostate brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer: incidence and management
    Jack Phan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 115:1827-39. 2009
    ..Cancer 2009. (c) 2009 American Cancer Society...
  22. 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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  23. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with improved biochemical response to neoadjuvant androgen deprivation therapy before definitive radiation therapy in prostate cancer patients
    J Z Cerne
    1 Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA 2 Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 16:346-51. 2013
    ..The present study sought to identify patient, tumor and treatment characteristics associated with the pre-RT PSA in prostate cancer patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Enhanced dynamic wedge factors at off-axis points in asymmetric fields
    K L Prado
    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 4:75-84. 2003
    ..In addition, the strengths and weaknesses of this calculation method will be discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiation therapy with noncoplanar beams for treatment of prostate cancer in patients with bilateral hip prosthesis-a case study
    Chris Brooks
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Med Dosim 35:87-91. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that, compared with the coplanar plan, the noncoplanar plan delivers the prescribed dose to the target with a slightly better conformality and sparing of rectal tissue versus the coplanar plan...
  26. doi request reprint Prostogram predicted brachytherapy outcomes are not universally accurate: an analysis based on the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center experience with (125)iodine brachytherapy
    Steven J Frank
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Urol 181:1658-63; discussion 1663-4. 2009
    ..We examined whether the Prostogram accurately predicted recurrence at 5 years in patients treated with (125)I brachytherapy at 1 tertiary cancer center...