Bruce A Faddegon
Affiliation: University of California
- Low dose megavoltage cone beam computed tomography with an unflattened 4 MV beam from a carbon targetBruce A Faddegon
Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF Comprehesive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
Med Phys 35:5777-86. 2008....
- Comparison of patient megavoltage cone beam CT images acquired with an unflattened beam from a carbon target and a flattened treatment beamBruce A Faddegon
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Med Phys 37:1737-41. 2010....
- Treatment head disassembly to improve the accuracy of large electron field simulationBruce A Faddegon
Department of Radiation Oncology, UC San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
Med Phys 36:4577-91. 2009....
- Monte Carlo simulation of large electron fieldsBruce A Faddegon
University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
Phys Med Biol 53:1497-510. 2008..These results underscore the requirement for experimental benchmarks of depth penetration and electron scatter for beam energies and foils relevant to radiotherapy...
- The accuracy of EGSnrc, Geant4 and PENELOPE Monte Carlo systems for the simulation of electron scatter in external beam radiotherapyBruce A Faddegon
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
Phys Med Biol 54:6151-63. 2009..EGSnrc would achieve this accuracy with an increase in thickness of the mylar sheets in the monitor chamber, PENELOPE with a decrease in thickness...
- Benchmarking of Monte Carlo simulation of bremsstrahlung from thick targets at radiotherapy energiesBruce A Faddegon
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Med Phys 35:4308-17. 2008..GEANT4 results calculated with the "low energy" physics list were more accurate than those calculated with the "standard" physics list...
- Sensitivity analysis of an asymmetric Monte Carlo beam model of a Siemens Primus acceleratorEric C Schreiber
Department of Radiation Oncology, NCCH Rm CB364, Campus Box 7512, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3402. 2012..Lateral and angular offsets of beam and accelerator components have strong effects on dose distributions, and should be included in any high-accuracy beam model...
- Dose-dependent effects of focal fractionated irradiation on secondary malignant neoplasms in Nf1 mutant miceJean L Nakamura
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
Cancer Res 71:106-15. 2011..This technique for administering focal fractionated irradiation will facilitate mechanistic and translational studies of SMNs...
- Study of intensity-modulated photon-electron radiation therapy using digital phantomsYuanyuan Ge
University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
Phys Med Biol 56:6693-708. 2011..The IMPERT technique is a clinically viable approach for reducing serious side effects in radiotherapy...
- Validation of the final aperture superposition technique to calculate electron output factors and depth dose curvesJosephine Chen
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
Med Phys 36:3397-405. 2009..These results demonstrate that FAST can be used to provide output factors and depth dose curves for most clinical cases...
- Prototyping a large field size IORT applicator for a mobile linear acceleratorRogier W J Janssen
Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, PO Box 1350, 5602 ZA, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Phys Med Biol 53:2089-102. 2008..In addition, the measurements agreed well with the MC simulations, typically within 2%/1 mm...
- Focused beam-stop array for the measurement of scatter in megavoltage portal and cone beam CT imagingJonathan S Maltz
Oncology Care Systems Group, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 4040 Nelson Ave, Concord, California 94520, USA
Med Phys 35:2452-62. 2008..The same corrections remove the typical cupping artifact from both phantom and patient images. The BSA proves to be a useful tool for quantifying and removing image scatter, as well as for validating models of MV imaging systems...
- Report of the AAPM Task Group No. 105: Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based photon and electron external beam treatment planningIndrin J Chetty
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Med Phys 34:4818-53. 2007....
- Intraoperative radiation therapy using mobile electron linear accelerators: report of AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 72A Sam Beddar
Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, Unit 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Med Phys 33:1476-89. 2006....
- Dosimetry of a prototype retractable eMLC for fixed-beam electron therapyKenneth 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...