Location: San Francisco, USA
- Adaptive whitening in electromyogram amplitude estimation for epoch-based applicationsPunit Prakash
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:331-4. 2005..The best multiple-channel whitening processor provided a 21.4%-22.5% improvement over single-channel unwhitened estimation in an EMG-to-torque application...
- Measurement of the specific heat capacity of liver phantomPunit Prakash
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI 53706, USA
Physiol Meas 27:N41-6. 2006..We also present dielectric properties for these phantoms measured from 0.7 to 20 GHz, including 2.45 GHz--a commonly used frequency for microwave hyperthermia and ablation...
- Current status of liver tumor ablation devicesAnn P O'Rourke
Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Expert Rev Med Devices 4:523-37. 2007..It focuses on probe design for radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation and cryoablation, and compares the advantages and disadvantages of each ablation modality...
- Design optimization of a robust sleeve antenna for hepatic microwave ablationPunit Prakash
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Phys Med Biol 53:1057-69. 2008..Moreover, the Bayesian VNSP algorithm finds an optimal solution saving 68.2% simulation of the evaluations compared to the standard sample-path optimization method...
- An optimal sliding choke antenna for hepatic microwave ablationPunit Prakash
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:2470-6. 2009..The optimization procedure yielded antennas with reflection coefficients below -30 dB, which were capable of creating spherical ablation zones up to 2 cm in radius using 100 W input power at 2.45 GHz with treatment durations under 2 min...
- Implant strategies for endocervical and interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia adjunct to HDR brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancerJeffery H Wootton
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Phys Med Biol 56:3967-84. 2011....
- Considerations for theoretical modelling of thermal ablation with catheter-based ultrasonic sources: implications for treatment planning, monitoring and controlPunit Prakash
Thermal Therapy Research Group, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Int J Hyperthermia 28:69-86. 2012..Additionally, we compared the impact of several indicators of thermal damage on predicted extents of ablation zones for planning and monitoring ablations with this modality...