Kristina Gerszten

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Twice-daily high-dose-rate brachytherapy for medically inoperable uterine cancer
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Brachytherapy 5:118-21. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemoradiation for locally advanced carcinoma of the vulva
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavillon POB II, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 544B, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:640-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A single institutional experience with definitive radiotherapy for cervical cancer using both high- and low-dose-rate brachytherapy
    Kristina Gerszten
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Room 534 Fifth Floor, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:500-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of concurrent cisplatin and extended field radiation therapy (EFRT) using intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for carcinoma of the cervix
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Cancer Pavillon POB II, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 544B, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:182-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint High-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies
    Sushil Beriwal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brachytherapy 5:218-22. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for the treatment of vulvar carcinoma: a comparative dosimetric study with early clinical outcome
    Sushil Beriwal
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1395-400. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment techniques for 3D conformal radiation to breast and chest wall including the internal mammary chain
    Deborah Sonnik
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Dosim 32:7-12. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast skin doses from brachytherapy using MammoSite HDR, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and tangential fields techniques
    Raj N Selvaraj
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:17-22. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The potential nephrotoxic effects of intensity modulated radiotherapy delivered to the para-aortic area of women with gynecologic malignancies: preliminary results
    John M Varlotto
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:281-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome with adjuvant treatment of endometrial carcinoma using intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Sushil Beriwal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:195-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Twice-daily high-dose-rate brachytherapy for medically inoperable uterine cancer
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Brachytherapy 5:118-21. 2006
    ..Medically inoperable patients with uterine cancer pose a therapeutic challenge. We developed a twice-daily schedule of high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRB) after a single insertion procedure that required a hospitalization of 3 days...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemoradiation for locally advanced carcinoma of the vulva
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavillon POB II, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 544B, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:640-4. 2005
    ..Inguinal nodes were included in the treatment fields even if clinically negative. This review analyzed the outcomes using this approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint A single institutional experience with definitive radiotherapy for cervical cancer using both high- and low-dose-rate brachytherapy
    Kristina Gerszten
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Room 534 Fifth Floor, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:500-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate outcomes in cervical cancer patients treated with high-dose-rate (HDRB) or low-dose-rate (LDRB) brachytherapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of concurrent cisplatin and extended field radiation therapy (EFRT) using intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for carcinoma of the cervix
    Kristina Gerszten
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Cancer Pavillon POB II, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 544B, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:182-8. 2006
    ..To assess the acute tolerance of delivering concurrent cisplatin and extended field radiotherapy (EFRT) using intensity-modulated radiotherapy technique (IMRT) for cancer of the cervix...
  5. ncbi request reprint High-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies
    Sushil Beriwal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brachytherapy 5:218-22. 2006
    ..The study aimed to assess the outcome of locally advanced cervical and vaginal cancer treated with high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy (HDRB)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for the treatment of vulvar carcinoma: a comparative dosimetric study with early clinical outcome
    Sushil Beriwal
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1395-400. 2006
    ..To assess early clinical outcome of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of vulvar cancer and compare dosimetric parameters with 3D conformal radiotherapy (3D CRT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment techniques for 3D conformal radiation to breast and chest wall including the internal mammary chain
    Deborah Sonnik
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Dosim 32:7-12. 2007
    ..The wide tangent technique required less treatment planning and delivery time. We compared the 2 techniques and their resultant DVHs and feasibility in a busy clinic...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast skin doses from brachytherapy using MammoSite HDR, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and tangential fields techniques
    Raj N Selvaraj
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:17-22. 2007
    ..This study suggests that in breast cancer radiation treatments the MammoSite HDR technique reduces skin doses compared to IMRT and tangential field techniques...
  9. ncbi request reprint The potential nephrotoxic effects of intensity modulated radiotherapy delivered to the para-aortic area of women with gynecologic malignancies: preliminary results
    John M Varlotto
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 29:281-9. 2006
    ..To assess kidney function via creatinine clearance before and after radiotherapy in gynecologic cancer patients treated to the para-aortic (PA) area via Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome with adjuvant treatment of endometrial carcinoma using intensity-modulated radiation therapy
    Sushil Beriwal
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:195-9. 2006
    ..To assess local control and chronic toxicity with IMRT for adjuvant treatment of endometrial carcinoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Moderators of interventions designed to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women with early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5710-4. 2007
    ..To identify factors that condition or moderate the impact of a previously described set of interventions on psychological and physical adjustment after diagnosis and treatment for early-stage breast cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Abdominal organ motion measured using 4D CT
    Edward D Brandner
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 19107, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65:554-60. 2006
    ..To measure respiration-induced abdominal organ motion using four-dimensional computed tomography (4D CT) scanning and to examine the organ paths...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women who are ending nonhormonal adjuvant treatment for early-stage breast cancer
    Michael F Scheier
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4298-311. 2005
    ..To conduct a clinical trial to determine if an educational intervention and a nutritional intervention could enhance physical and psychological functioning among younger women completing treatment for early-stage breast cancer...