Parham Alaei

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Commissioning kilovoltage cone-beam CT beams in a radiation therapy treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3971. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of multileaf collimator-defined segment size on S(c)
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 37:2731-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The accuracy of inhomogeneity corrections in intensity modulated radiation therapy planning in Philips Pinnacle system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 36:240-5. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of the dose from kilovoltage cone beam CT in the radiation therapy treatment plans
    Parham Alaei
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 37:244-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint In vivo diode dosimetry for IMRT treatments generated by Pinnacle treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Therapeutic Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 34:26-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of a commercial QA device for daily output check of a helical tomotherapy unit
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 494 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 33:3680-2. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance evaluation and quality assurance of Varian enhanced dynamic wedges
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 7:14-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation of enhanced dynamic wedges in Pinnacle treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 30:228-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dynamic and step-and-shoot intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning and delivery
    Parham Alaei
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 29:1-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint The effect of small field output factor measurements on IMRT dosimetry
    Rezvan Azimi
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 39:4691-4. 2012

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Commissioning kilovoltage cone-beam CT beams in a radiation therapy treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3971. 2012
    ..Inclusion of this dose in treatment plans can lead to more accurate dose prediction, especially when the doses to organs at risk are of importance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of multileaf collimator-defined segment size on S(c)
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 37:2731-7. 2010
    ..In the case of IMRT treatments, however, the jaw is often set at a fixed size, and the MLCs form the segments, or control points, of each beam, thus the difference between MLC and jaw settings may be significant...
  3. doi request reprint The accuracy of inhomogeneity corrections in intensity modulated radiation therapy planning in Philips Pinnacle system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 36:240-5. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of the dose from kilovoltage cone beam CT in the radiation therapy treatment plans
    Parham Alaei
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 37:244-8. 2010
    ..The daily use of CBCT could lead to accumulated patient doses higher than the older technique of weekly portal imaging. There have been several studies focusing on measurement or calculation of the patient dose from CBCT recently...
  5. doi request reprint In vivo diode dosimetry for IMRT treatments generated by Pinnacle treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Therapeutic Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 34:26-9. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of a commercial QA device for daily output check of a helical tomotherapy unit
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 494 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 33:3680-2. 2006
    ..This device can also be used to monitor the constancy of beam energy and cone profile and can potentially be used to detect gross errors in the couch movement or laser alignment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance evaluation and quality assurance of Varian enhanced dynamic wedges
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 7:14-20. 2006
    ..The results of the 18-month evaluation show reproducibility in the wedge factors of better than 1% and in dose profiles of better than 2% on a monthly basis. Daily output measurements are generally within 2% of expected values...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation of enhanced dynamic wedges in Pinnacle treatment planning system
    Parham Alaei
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 30:228-32. 2005
    ..The process of data collection and verification, beam modeling, and a discussion of a potential pitfall encountered in this process are presented in this paper...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dynamic and step-and-shoot intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning and delivery
    Parham Alaei
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Dosim 29:1-6. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The effect of small field output factor measurements on IMRT dosimetry
    Rezvan Azimi
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Phys 39:4691-4. 2012
    ..To evaluate how changes in the measured small field output factors affect the doses in intensity-modulated treatment planning...