Yongbok Kim

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dose uncertainty due to computed tomography (CT) slice thickness in CT-based high dose rate brachytherapy of the prostate cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, Mount Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 31:2543-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Expandable and rigid endorectal coils for prostate MRI: impact on prostate distortion and rigid image registration
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 32:3569-78. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement of craniocaudal catheter displacement between fractions in computed tomography-based high dose rate brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:2415. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Long-term cosmesis after lumpectomy and brachytherapy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:314-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A comprehensive analysis of cardiac dose in balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for left-sided breast cancer
    Vladimir Valakh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:1698-705. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and multiple dwell position methods in MammoSite high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3235. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Inverse planning for HDR prostate brachytherapy used to boost dominant intraprostatic lesions defined by magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging
    Jean Pouliot
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1196-207. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of interfraction variations of MammoSite balloon applicator in high-dose-rate brachytherapy of partial breast irradiation
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:305-13. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Class solution in inverse planned HDR prostate brachytherapy for dose escalation of DIL defined by combined MRI/MRSI
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Radiother Oncol 88:148-55. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric impact of prostate volume change between CT-based HDR brachytherapy fractions
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H 1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1208-16. 2004

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Dose uncertainty due to computed tomography (CT) slice thickness in CT-based high dose rate brachytherapy of the prostate cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, Mount Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 31:2543-8. 2004
    ..A CT slice thickness of 3 mm appears to be a good compromise showing an acceptable average dose uncertainty of 1%, without unduly increasing the number of slices...
  2. ncbi request reprint Expandable and rigid endorectal coils for prostate MRI: impact on prostate distortion and rigid image registration
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 32:3569-78. 2005
    ..941 +/- 0.008 vs 0.899 +/- 0.033, for the rigid and expandable coils, respectively). In conclusion, the manual rigid-body alignment of prostate MR images acquired with and without the ERC can be improved through the use of a rigid ERC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measurement of craniocaudal catheter displacement between fractions in computed tomography-based high dose rate brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:2415. 2007
    ..We found a pattern of catheter displacement using our technique. Based on our finding further improvement of our results may be possible by modification of our current technique...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term cosmesis after lumpectomy and brachytherapy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 32:314-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cosmetic outcome of brachytherapy after lumpectomy in the management of carcinoma of the previously irradiated breast...
  5. doi request reprint A comprehensive analysis of cardiac dose in balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for left-sided breast cancer
    Vladimir Valakh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:1698-705. 2012
    ..To investigate radiation dose to the heart in 60 patients with left-sided breast cancer who were treated with balloon-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy using MammoSite or Contura applicators...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and multiple dwell position methods in MammoSite high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3235. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Inverse planning for HDR prostate brachytherapy used to boost dominant intraprostatic lesions defined by magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging
    Jean Pouliot
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1196-207. 2004
    ..To dose escalate selected regions inside the prostate without compromising the dose coverage of the prostate and the protection to the urethra, rectum, and bladder for prostate cancer patients treated with high-dose-rate brachytherapy...
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of interfraction variations of MammoSite balloon applicator in high-dose-rate brachytherapy of partial breast irradiation
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:305-13. 2008
    ..To measure the interfraction changes of the MammoSite applicator and evaluate their dosimetric effect on target coverage and sparing of organs at risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Class solution in inverse planned HDR prostate brachytherapy for dose escalation of DIL defined by combined MRI/MRSI
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Radiother Oncol 88:148-55. 2008
    ..To establish an inverse planning set of parameters (class solution) to boost dominant intra-prostatic lesion (DIL) defined by MRI/MRSI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric impact of prostate volume change between CT-based HDR brachytherapy fractions
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H 1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1208-16. 2004
    ..The objective is to evaluate the prostate volume change and its dosimetric consequences after the insertion of catheters for high-dose-rate brachytherapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint A feasibility study of using conventional jaws to deliver IMRT plans in the treatment of prostate cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:2147-56. 2007
    ..61 +/- 0.07, 0.73 +/- 0.05 and 0.83 +/- 0.05, respectively. In conclusion, inverse IMRT plans using conventional jaws are clinically feasible, achieving better plan quality than 3D-CRT plans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Registration of MR prostate images with biomechanical modeling and nonlinear parameter estimation
    Ron Alterovitz
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 4141 Etcheverry Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 1777, USA
    Med Phys 33:446-54. 2006
    ..5% for the balloon probe cases and 98.1% for the rigid probe cases. The method improves significantly over previous methods (P < 0.05) with greater improvement for balloon probe cases with larger tissue deformations...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of conservative management techniques in the re-treatment of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 10:74-80. 2011
    ..To compare brachytherapy and three-dimensional (3-D) conformal external beam radiotherapy for breast cancer presenting in the previously irradiated breast...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the interfractional biological effective dose (BED) variation in MammoSite high dose rate brachytherapy
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:3228. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Objective method to report planner-independent skin/rib maximal dose in balloon-based high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for breast cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Med Phys 38:2053-7. 2011
    ..An objective method was proposed and compared with a manual selection method to determine planner-independent skin and rib maximal dose in balloon-based high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy planning...
  16. ncbi request reprint The allegheny general modification of the Harvard Breast Cosmesis Scale for the retreated breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:954-6. 2009
    ..We propose a modification of the scale for patients who undergo retreatment--the Allegheny General Modification of the Harvard/NSABP/RTOG scoring scale...
  17. doi request reprint Pacemaker/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator dose in balloon high-dose-rate brachytherapy for breast cancer treatment
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Brachytherapy 11:380-6. 2012
    ..To retrospectively report pacemaker (PM)/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) dose in balloon high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy and provide distance-dose graph and table to approximately estimate the maximal device dose...
  18. doi request reprint The use of the MammoSite balloon applicator in re-irradiation of the breast
    Mark Trombetta
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:316-9. 2008
    ..To examine the feasibility of using the MammoSite brachytherapy applicator in the retreatment of the previously irradiated breast...
  19. doi request reprint Predicting chest wall pain from lung stereotactic body radiotherapy for different fractionation schemes
    Neil M Woody
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:427-34. 2012
    ..This study developed a predictive model of chest wall pain incorporating radiobiologic effects, using clinical data from four distinct SBRT fractionation schemes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric comparison of partial and whole breast external beam irradiation in the treatment of early stage breast cancer
    Yongbok Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Med Phys 34:4640-8. 2007
    ..In addition, preliminary dermatologic adverse event assessment data suggested reduced skin toxicity for patients treated with the PBI technique...
  21. ncbi request reprint Method to account for dose fractionation in analysis of IMRT plans: modified equivalent uniform dose
    Clinton S Park
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 7108, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:925-32. 2005
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