Bruce R Thomadsen

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of treatment delivery errors in brachytherapy using formal risk analysis techniques
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1492-508. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-label use of medical products in radiation therapy: summary of the report of AAPM Task Group No. 121
    Bruce R Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Med Phys 37:2300-11. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Taxonometric guidance for developing quality assurance
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S204-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Critique of traditional quality assurance paradigm
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Departments of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S166-9. 2008
  5. pmc A dosimetric uncertainty analysis for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources: report of AAPM Task Group No. 138 and GEC-ESTRO
    Larry A DeWerd
    Department of Medical Physics and Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Med Phys 38:782-801. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy radiotherapy in premenopausal Vietnamese and Chinese women with breast cancer treated in an adjuvant hormonal therapy study
    Richard R Love
    Department of Medicine, Section of Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:697-703. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Calibration of the photon component of 198Au stents
    Wesley S Culberson
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:51-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The shortage of radiotherapy physicists
    Bruce Thomadsen
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:280-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) for liver metastases secondary to colorectal adenocarcinoma
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:S62-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Anniversary paper: past and current issues, and trends in brachytherapy physics
    Bruce R Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Med Phys 35:4708-23. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of treatment delivery errors in brachytherapy using formal risk analysis techniques
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1492-508. 2003
    ..To identify hazardous situations in treatments, analyze the nature of errors committed, and assess the value of several analysis techniques...
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-label use of medical products in radiation therapy: summary of the report of AAPM Task Group No. 121
    Bruce R Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Med Phys 37:2300-11. 2010
    ..The full report, containing extensive background on off-label use with several appendices, is available on the AAPM website (http://www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/)...
  3. doi request reprint Taxonometric guidance for developing quality assurance
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S204-9. 2008
    ..Different types of failures lead to particular types of remediation. Taxonomies can provide guidance in selecting between possible corrective actions...
  4. doi request reprint Critique of traditional quality assurance paradigm
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Departments of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S166-9. 2008
    ..Effective QA needs to consider procedures, rather than just equipment, and the human actions and interactions required for safe execution. New approaches address this problem...
  5. pmc A dosimetric uncertainty analysis for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources: report of AAPM Task Group No. 138 and GEC-ESTRO
    Larry A DeWerd
    Department of Medical Physics and Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Med Phys 38:782-801. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmastectomy radiotherapy in premenopausal Vietnamese and Chinese women with breast cancer treated in an adjuvant hormonal therapy study
    Richard R Love
    Department of Medicine, Section of Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:697-703. 2003
    ..Adjuvant postmastectomy radiotherapy (RT) decreases the risk of local recurrence of breast cancer and may increase overall survival (OS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Calibration of the photon component of 198Au stents
    Wesley S Culberson
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:51-8. 2005
    ..198Au has promising characteristics for radioactive stent material, having properties as a mixed beta-particle and gamma emitter. Calibration of these radioactive stents is required to provide accurate clinical dosimetry...
  8. ncbi request reprint The shortage of radiotherapy physicists
    Bruce Thomadsen
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:280-2. 2004
    ..New mechanisms of funding medical post-graduate education are needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) for liver metastases secondary to colorectal adenocarcinoma
    James S Welsh
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:S62-73. 2006
    ..It is FDA approved for liver metastases secondary to colorectal carcinoma and is under investigation for treatment of other liver malignancies, such as hepatocellular carcinoma and neuroendocrine malignancies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anniversary paper: past and current issues, and trends in brachytherapy physics
    Bruce R Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Med Phys 35:4708-23. 2008
    ..At the time of this article, the pace of change in the field has never been more rapid, particularly in image-guided brachytherapy and the development of unconventional sources and treatment techniques...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance of treatment plans for interstitial and intracavitary high-dose-rate brachytherapy
    Rupak K Das
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Brachytherapy 5:56-60. 2006
    ..This study proposes an efficient, precise, and easy method for checking the complex computer calculation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Positron-emitting resin microspheres as surrogates of 90Y SIR-Spheres: a radiolabeling and stability study
    Miguel A Avila-Rodriguez
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Nucl Med Biol 34:585-90. 2007
    ..However, only resins labeled with (86)Y and (89)Zr proved to have the in vivo stability required for clinical applications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment planning for prostate brachytherapy using region of interest adjoint functions and a greedy heuristic
    Sua Yoo
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1530 MSC, 1300 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Phys Med Biol 48:4077-90. 2003
    ..Both methods achieved good treatment plans, but the speedup provided by the greedy heuristic was a factor of approximately 1500. This attribute makes this algorithm suitable for intra-operative real-time treatment planning...
  14. doi request reprint Systemic iodine 125 activity after GliaSite brachytherapy: safety considerations
    Jarrod B Adkison
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Brachytherapy 7:43-6. 2008
    ..Our study estimated total systemic absorption based on activity defect measurements rather than using urinary excretion as a surrogate...
  15. ncbi request reprint CT-based analysis of dose homogeneity in total body irradiation using lateral beam
    Susanta K Hui
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 5:71-9. 2004
    ..This study shows that CT-based treatment planning for TBI provides precise and accurate dose calculations and allows for the correlation of clinical outcomes with the doses actually delivered to various organs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measurements of the dosimetric constants for a new 103Pd brachytherapy source
    Stephen W Peterson
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Brachytherapy 1:110-9. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Craniospinal treatment with the patient supine
    Bruce Thomadsen
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Med Dosim 28:35-8. 2003
    ..The procedure for establishing the various fields differs from the prone approach. In this paper, we describe the methodology to achieve successful supine positioning...
  18. ncbi request reprint A quality management program in intravascular brachytherapy
    Abderrahim Chakri
    Department of Medical Physics, 1530 Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Med Phys 29:2850-60. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Portal imaging practice patterns of children's oncology group institutions: Dosimetric assessment and recommendations for minimizing unnecessary exposure
    Arthur J Olch
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:594-600. 2007
    ..To determine and analyze the dosimetric consequences of current portal imaging practices for pediatric patients, and make specific recommendations for reducing exposure from portal imaging procedures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Proposed guidelines for image-based intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical carcinoma: report from Image-Guided Brachytherapy Working Group
    Subir Nag
    Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:1160-72. 2004
    ..To present issues to be considered in, and make proposals for, image-based brachytherapy for cervical cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Inter-society standards for the performance of brachytherapy: a joint report from ABS, ACMP and ACRO
    Subir Nag
    Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University, 300 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 48:1-17. 2003
    ..The proliferation of various brachytherapy modalities for different anatomical sites necessitates the creation of standards for brachytherapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint In regard to Urie et al.: current calibration treatment, and treatment planning techniques among institutions participating in the Children's Oncology Group. IJROBP 2003;55:245-260
    Arthur J Olch
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1209-10. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint The American Brachytherapy Society recommendations for low-dose-rate brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervix
    Subir Nag
    Arthur G James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:33-48. 2002
    ..This report presents guidelines for using low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy in the management of patients with cervical cancer...