Deborah Rubens

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Image-guided brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 648, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 44:735-48, viii-ix. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Doppler artifacts and pitfalls
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 44:805-35. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatobiliary imaging and its pitfalls
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:257-78. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted prostate brachytherapy
    Yan Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 9:41-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Hybrid dosimetry: feasibility of mixing angulated and parallel needles in planning prostate brachytherapy
    Lei Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Phys 33:1192-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Vivo motion and force measurement of surgical needle intervention during prostate brachytherapy
    Tarun Podder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Phys 33:2915-22. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Bouquet brachytherapy: feasibility and optimization of conically spaced implants
    Lei Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642 8647, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:59-63. 2005
  8. pmc Integration of crawling waves in an ultrasound imaging system. Part 2: signal processing and applications
    Zaegyoo Hah
    University of Rochester, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:312-23. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Automatic localization of implanted seeds from post-implant CT images
    Haisong Liu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Phys Med Biol 48:1191-203. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Quantitative crawling wave sonoelastography of benign and malignant thyroid nodules
    JONATHAN WALSH
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:233-8. 2012

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Image-guided brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 648, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 44:735-48, viii-ix. 2006
    ..Future volumetric image developments may permit multimodality image fusion to integrate tumor-specific imaging such as MR spectroscopy or positron emission tomography/CT into real-time ultrasound, CT, or MR...
  2. ncbi request reprint Doppler artifacts and pitfalls
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 44:805-35. 2006
    ..Careful attention to the technical parameters of frequency, gain, filter and scale is required to correctly identify vascular patency or thrombosis, especially in slow-flowing vessels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatobiliary imaging and its pitfalls
    Deborah J Rubens
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 42:257-78. 2004
    ..If one keeps the clinical scenario in mind and always images a patient where he or she hurts, US is a powerful and effective diagnostic method for evaluating acute right upper quadrant pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted prostate brachytherapy
    Yan Yu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 9:41-9. 2006
    ..Preliminary experimental results reveal that the prototype system is quite accurate (sub-millimeter) in placing brachytherapy needles...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hybrid dosimetry: feasibility of mixing angulated and parallel needles in planning prostate brachytherapy
    Lei Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Phys 33:1192-8. 2006
    ..When close to the breakdown point, the dosimetry outcomes worsen drastically. Therefore, for moderate PAI the hybrid dosimetry is feasible...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vivo motion and force measurement of surgical needle intervention during prostate brachytherapy
    Tarun Podder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Phys 33:2915-22. 2006
    ..The knowledge gleaned from this study promises to be useful for not only designing mechanical/robotic systems but also developing a predictive deformation model of the prostate and real-time adaptive controlling of the needle...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bouquet brachytherapy: feasibility and optimization of conically spaced implants
    Lei Fu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642 8647, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:59-63. 2005
    ..To examine the dosimetric feasibility of a conical implantation approach to robotic-assisted prostate brachytherapy...
  8. pmc Integration of crawling waves in an ultrasound imaging system. Part 2: signal processing and applications
    Zaegyoo Hah
    University of Rochester, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 38:312-23. 2012
    ..The oil-gelatin phantom and the mouse livers demonstrate not only shear speed estimation, but the frequency dependence of the shear wave speeds...
  9. ncbi request reprint Automatic localization of implanted seeds from post-implant CT images
    Haisong Liu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Phys Med Biol 48:1191-203. 2003
    ..It is reliable and convenient for localizing implanted seeds on CT and can be used to assist post-implant dosimetry for prostate brachytherapy...
  10. doi request reprint Quantitative crawling wave sonoelastography of benign and malignant thyroid nodules
    JONATHAN WALSH
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:233-8. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Hepatic arterial waveforms on early posttransplant Doppler ultrasound
    Wade C Hedegard
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ultrasound Q 27:49-54. 2011
    ..To determine the significance of spectral Doppler hepatic artery waveforms obtained in the first 10 days after primary liver transplantation and to determine the best early predictor of hepatic arterial thrombosis (HAT)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Crawling waves from radiation force excitation
    Zaegyoo Hah
    University of Rochester, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrason Imaging 32:177-89. 2010
    ..It is shown, through experiments and simulation, that crawling waves can be generated from focused beams that produce radiation force excitation within the tissue. Some examples are also shown...
  13. ncbi request reprint The importance of monophasic Doppler waveforms in the common femoral vein: a retrospective study
    Edward P Lin
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:885-91. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Renal sonography with 2-dimensional versus cine organ imaging: preliminary results
    Dana Jandzinski
    Department of Radiology, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:635-44. 2007
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to determine whether cine organ imaging (COI) of the entire kidney yields a quicker and equally diagnostic study compared with traditional 2-dimensional (2D) scanning...
  15. ncbi request reprint Real-time shear velocity imaging using sonoelastographic techniques
    Kenneth Hoyt
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 33:1086-97. 2007
    ..More importantly, high-contrast visualization of focal carcinomas was demonstrated introducing the clinical potential of this novel sonoelastographic imaging technique...
  16. pmc Congruence of imaging estimators and mechanical measurements of viscoelastic properties of soft tissues
    Man Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 33:1617-31. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of liver transplant complications
    Wael E A Saad
    Vascular Interventional Radiology Section, Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 10:191-206. 2007
    ..Sequelae of hepatic artery stenosis including biliary necrosis will also be reviewed briefly...
  18. doi request reprint Quantitative characterization of viscoelastic properties of human prostate correlated with histology
    Man Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1033-42. 2008
    ..01). This study contributes to the current limited knowledge on the viscoelastic properties of the human prostate, and the inherent elastic contrast produced by cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sonoelastographic imaging of interference patterns for estimation of shear velocity distribution in biomaterials
    Zhe Wu
    ECE Department, University of Rochester, Hopeman Building 204, Rochester, New York 14627 0126, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:535-45. 2006
    ..The distribution of the crawling/holographic wave speeds are estimated. The estimated wave speeds correlate with the stiffness distributions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detection and diagnosis of nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes in lung cancer at CT and US
    Patrick J Fultz
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiology 222:245-51. 2002
    ..To assess frequency and significance of enlarged nonpalpable supraclavicular lymph nodes by using chest computed tomography (CT) and supraclavicular ultrasonography (US) in patients at initial diagnosis of lung cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Doppler ultrasound imaging of magnetically vibrated brachytherapy seeds
    Stephen A McAleavey
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:252-5. 2003
    ..In vitro experiments with agar and liver-tissue phantoms using a clinical scanner and simple apparatus demonstrate that the technique is feasible...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sonographically guided biopsy of supraclavicular lymph nodes: a simple alternative to lung biopsy and other more invasive procedures
    Patrick J Fultz
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 8648, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1403-9. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional registration of prostate images from histology and ultrasound
    Lawrence S Taylor
    Biomedical Engineering and University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:161-8. 2004
    ..3-D images showing the overlapping histology and sonoelastography of prostate surface reconstructions for one prostate are presented to illustrate the technique; results for four prostates yielded an accuracy of 92% +/- 3%...
  24. ncbi request reprint Slow flow or no flow? Color and power Doppler US pitfalls in the abdomen and pelvis
    Shannon C Campbell
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiographics 24:497-506. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Sonoelastographic imaging of interference patterns for estimation of the shear velocity of homogeneous biomaterials
    Zhe Wu
    ECE Department, University of Rochester, Hopeman Building 204 Rochester, NY 14627 0126, USA
    Phys Med Biol 49:911-22. 2004
    ..These approaches are validated by a conventional shear wave time-of-flight approach, and they are accurate within 4% on various homogeneous tissue-mimicking phantoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint A unified view of imaging the elastic properties of tissue
    Kevin J Parker
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester, PO Box 270126, Rochester, New York 14627 0127, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:2705-12. 2005
    ..Examples use simple geometry to emphasize the common nature of the approaches...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pseudoaneurysms and the role of minimally invasive techniques in their management
    Nael E A Saad
    Departments of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiographics 25:S173-89. 2005
    ..The use of noninvasive treatment has led to a marked decrease in the morbidity and mortality rates for pseudoaneurysms...
  28. ncbi request reprint Multidetector CT of the female pelvis
    Kristina A Siddall
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 43:1097-118, ix. 2005
    ..Multiplanar MDCT has received some acceptance for evaluation of small primary tumor volume and small metastatic implants. MDCT also has a role in the evaluation of pelvic varices and suspected pelvic congestion syndrome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Torsion and beyond: new twists in spectral Doppler evaluation of the scrotum
    Vikram S Dogra
    Division of Ultrasound, Department of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5056, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 23:1077-85. 2004
    ..To illustrate how spectral Doppler waveform analysis plays an adjunctive but very definite role in scrotal sonography...
  30. ncbi request reprint Shear wave focusing for three-dimensional sonoelastography
    Zhe Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:439-46. 2002
    ..The parallel bar is an ideal applicator to create more uniform vibration within a controllable localized volume. The field has uniformity especially in the direction along the bars...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sonographic appearance of scrotal wall metastases from lung adenocarcinoma
    Vikram Dogra
    Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1647-8. 2002
  32. pmc Real-time sonoelastography of hepatic thermal lesions in a swine model
    Man Zhang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester New York 14627, USA
    Med Phys 35:4132-41. 2008
    ..These results support that sonoelastography outperforms conventional B-mode ultrasound and could potentially be used for assessment of thermal therapies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer: three-dimensional sonoelastography for in vitro detection
    Lawrence S Taylor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 240 Hutchison Rd, Rm 205, Rochester, NY 14627 0126, USA
    Radiology 237:981-5. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate the accuracy of three-dimensional (3D) sonoelastographic imaging, relative to that of gray-scale ultrasonography (US), in the in vitro detection of prostate cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treated needles: do they facilitate sonographically guided biopsies?
    Dana I Jandzinski
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:1233-7. 2003
    ..We sought to compare needle visualization and diagnostic yield rates resulting from the use of several commercially available treated needles in sonographically guided biopsies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal management of arterioportal fistulae in liver transplant recipients: a single-center experience
    Wael E A Saad
    Department of Imaging Sciences, Section of Vascular Interventional Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:451-9. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of fluoroscopic versus ultrasound guidance for core liver biopsies in potential living related liver transplant donors: preliminary results
    Wael E A Saad
    Department of Imaging Sciences, Section of Vascular Interventional Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, New York 14642, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1307-12. 2006
    ..To describe and evaluate the safety and efficacy of fluoroscopically guided percutaneous liver biopsies in comparison with ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous liver biopsies in potential living related liver donors...

Research Grants11

  1. 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" Excitation
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..
  2. 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" Excitation
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..
  3. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Year 1: 25 patients) Aim 3: Apply the results of aims 1 and 2 to evaluate the clinical utility of in-vivo prostate cancer detection by sonoelastography. (Years 2-4: 90 patients) ..
  4. 3D SONOELASTOGRAPHY IMAGING FOR PROSTATE CANCER
    Deborah Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Comparisons will be made with specimen scans and pathology results as in Stage II. Successful verification of these postulates will permit significant improvement in prostate cancer detection and treatment. ..
  5. 3D Prostate Cancer Imaging Based on "Crawling Wave" Excitation
    Deborah J Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Successful development of the novel 3D crawling wave imaging technology will be readily applicable to ultrasound scanners and therefore can be widely disseminated. ..