M Descovich

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving plan quality and consistency by standardization of dose constraints in prostate cancer patients treated with CyberKnife
    Martina Descovich
    University of California San Francisco
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 14:162-72. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison between prone and supine patient setup for spine stereotactic body radiosurgery
    Martina Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 11:229-36. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of megavoltage cone-beam digital tomosynthesis
    M Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0226, USA
    Med Phys 35:1310-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A dosimetric comparison between Gamma Knife and CyberKnife treatment plans for trigeminal neuralgia
    Martina Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:199-206. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A two-step optimization method for improving multiple brain lesion treatments with robotic radiosurgery
    L Ma
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, UCSF Medical Center 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room L08 San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 10:331-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint SU-E-T-446: Effect of Dose Calculation Grid Size Variability on the Specification of Spinal Cord Dose Tolerance for Spinal Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
    S Gros
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Med Phys 39:3807. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Improving plan quality and consistency by standardization of dose constraints in prostate cancer patients treated with CyberKnife
    Martina Descovich
    University of California San Francisco
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 14:162-72. 2013
    ..Although the results are technology specific and based on the experience of a single institution, we expect that the application of this method by other institutions will result in improved standardization of clinical practice. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison between prone and supine patient setup for spine stereotactic body radiosurgery
    Martina Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 11:229-36. 2012
    ..In addition, prone plans resulted in a lower number of monitor units compared to supine plans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of megavoltage cone-beam digital tomosynthesis
    M Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0226, USA
    Med Phys 35:1310-6. 2008
    ..Potential clinical applications include patient setup and the development of breath holding techniques for gated imaging...
  4. ncbi request reprint A dosimetric comparison between Gamma Knife and CyberKnife treatment plans for trigeminal neuralgia
    Martina Descovich
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:199-206. 2010
    ..A comparison between Gamma Knife and CyberKnife treatment plans obtained with this method is presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint A two-step optimization method for improving multiple brain lesion treatments with robotic radiosurgery
    L Ma
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, UCSF Medical Center 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room L08 San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 10:331-8. 2011
    ..In summary, a two-step optimization technique is demonstrated to significantly improve the treatment plan quality as well as reduce the planning effort for multi-target robotic radiosurgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint SU-E-T-446: Effect of Dose Calculation Grid Size Variability on the Specification of Spinal Cord Dose Tolerance for Spinal Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
    S Gros
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Med Phys 39:3807. 2012
    ..Consequently, a specified cord dose tolerance should be quoted at a particular grid resolution uniformly adopted between institutions; 2 mm or less is an appropriate value...