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Model-Based Dose Calculation Algorithms for Brachytherapy Dosimetry.

Semin Radiat Oncol 2020 01;30(1):77-86

Department of Radiation Oncology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semradonc.2019.08.006DOI Listing
January 2020

AAPM recommendations on medical physics practices for ocular plaque brachytherapy: Report of Task Group 221.

Med Phys 2019 Dec 28. Epub 2019 Dec 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA, Boston, Massachusetts, 02111.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.13996DOI Listing
December 2019

Second primary malignancies after high-dose-rate Co photon or Cf neutron brachytherapy in conjunction with external-beam radiotherapy for endometrial cancer.

Brachytherapy 2018 Sep - Oct;17(5):768-774. Epub 2018 Jun 9.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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March 2019

A directional Pd brachytherapy device: Dosimetric characterization and practical aspects for clinical use.

Authors:
Mark J Rivard

Brachytherapy 2017 Mar - Apr;16(2):421-432. Epub 2016 Dec 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5362288PMC
July 2017

Second primary malignancies after radiotherapy including HDR (252)Cf brachytherapy for cervical cancer.

Brachytherapy 2015 Nov-Dec;14(6):898-904. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2015.06.006DOI Listing
July 2016

A brachytherapy photon radiation quality index Q(BT) for probe-type dosimetry.

Phys Med 2016 Jun 26;32(6):741-8. Epub 2016 May 26.

Gummersbach Hospital, University of Cologne, Med. Rad. Physics, D 51643 Gummersbach, Germany; Dept. of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Gono University, Dhaka 1344, Bangladesh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmp.2016.03.008DOI Listing
June 2016

Simulation evaluation of NIST air-kerma rate calibration standard for electronic brachytherapy.

Med Phys 2016 Mar;43(3):1119-29

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4940791DOI Listing
March 2016

Prescription dose evaluation for APBI with noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy using equivalent uniform dose.

Brachytherapy 2015 Jul-Aug;14(4):496-501. Epub 2015 Apr 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI; Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA; Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

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February 2016

Evaluation of BEBIG HDR (60)Co system for non-invasive image-guided breast brachytherapy.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2015 Dec 30;7(6):469-78. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

Radiation Medicine Department, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran; Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2015.56766DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4716133PMC
December 2015

A revised dosimetric characterization of the model S700 electronic brachytherapy source containing an anode-centering plastic insert and other components not included in the 2006 model.

Med Phys 2015 Jun;42(6):2764-76

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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June 2015

A generic high-dose rate (192)Ir brachytherapy source for evaluation of model-based dose calculations beyond the TG-43 formalism.

Med Phys 2015 Jun;42(6):3048-61

Département de Radio-Oncologie et Axe oncologie du Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, CHU de Québec, Québec, Québec G1R 2J6, Canada and Département de Physique, de Génie Physique et d'Optique et Centre de recherche sur le cancer, Université Laval, Québec, Québec G1R 2J6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4921020DOI Listing
June 2015

Erratum: "Independent dosimetric assessment of the model EP917 episcleral brachytherapy plaque" [Med. Phys. 41, 092102 (11pp.) (2014)].

Med Phys 2015 Jun;42(6):3085

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4919619DOI Listing
June 2015

Experimental and Monte Carlo dosimetric characterization of a 1 cm (103)Pd brachytherapy source.

Brachytherapy 2014 Nov-Dec;13(6):657-67. Epub 2014 May 28.

Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW Medical Radiation Research Center, Madison, WI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2014.04.001DOI Listing
May 2015

A review of safety, quality management, and practice guidelines for high-dose-rate brachytherapy: executive summary.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2014 Mar-Apr;4(2):65-70. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2013.12.005DOI Listing
March 2015

Dosimetric influence of seed spacers and end-weld thickness for permanent prostate brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2014 May-Jun;13(3):304-10. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Dosimetry for 131Cs and 125I seeds in solid water phantom using radiochromic EBT film.

Appl Radiat Isot 2014 Sep 5;92:102-14. Epub 2014 Jul 5.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2014.06.014DOI Listing
September 2014

Independent dosimetric assessment of the model EP917 episcleral brachytherapy plaque.

Med Phys 2014 Sep;41(9):092102

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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September 2014

Use of cone-beam computed tomography angiography in planning for gamma knife radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations: a case series and early report.

Neurosurgery 2014 Jun;74(6):682-95; discussion 695-6

*Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Division, Department of Neurosurgery, ‡Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; §Boston Gamma Knife Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2014

Dosimetric perturbations of a lead shield for surface and interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy.

J Radiol Prot 2014 Jun 4;34(2):297-311. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

Radioprotection Department, La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital, Valencia E-46026, Spain. Department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics, University of Valencia, Burjassot E-46100, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0952-4746/34/2/297DOI Listing
June 2014

The evolution of computerized treatment planning for brachytherapy: American contributions.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2014 Jun 3;6(2):185-90. Epub 2014 Jun 3.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2014.43131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4105639PMC
June 2014

Quantifying the dosimetric influences of radiation coverage and brachytherapy implant placement uncertainty on eye plaque size selection.

Brachytherapy 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):508-20. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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May 2014

A modern Monte Carlo investigation of the TG-43 dosimetry parameters for an 125I seed already having AAPM consensus data.

Med Phys 2014 Feb;41(2):021702

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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February 2014

Limitations of the TG-43 formalism for skin high-dose-rate brachytherapy dose calculations.

Med Phys 2014 Feb;41(2):021703

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4860175DOI Listing
February 2014

103Pd strings: Monte Carlo assessment of a new approach to brachytherapy source design.

Med Phys 2014 Jan;41(1):011716

Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4856015DOI Listing
January 2014

American Brachytherapy Society-Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie-European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ABS-GEC-ESTRO) consensus statement for penile brachytherapy.

Brachytherapy 2013 May-Jun;12(3):191-8. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Center for the Southern Interior, Kelowna, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2013.01.167DOI Listing
November 2013

COMS eye plaque brachytherapy dosimetric sensitivity to source photon energy and seed design.

Appl Radiat Isot 2013 Sep 7;79:62-6. Epub 2013 May 7.

Department Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2013.04.034DOI Listing
September 2013

The phylogeny of permanent prostate brachytherapy.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2013 Jun 28;5(2):89-92. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2013.35562DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3708145PMC
June 2013

Calculated organ doses using Monte Carlo simulations in a reference male phantom undergoing HDR brachytherapy applied to localized prostate carcinoma.

Med Phys 2013 Mar;40(3):033901

Radioprotection Department, La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital, Valencia 46026, Spain.

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March 2013

Keeping an eye on the ring: COMS plaque loading optimization for improved dose conformity and homogeneity.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2012 Sep 29;4(3):165-75. Epub 2012 Sep 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3551379PMC
September 2012

Radiobiology for eye plaque brachytherapy and evaluation of implant duration and radionuclide choice using an objective function.

Med Phys 2012 Jun;39(6):3332-42

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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June 2012

BEDVH-A method for evaluating biologically effective dose volume histograms: application to eye plaque brachytherapy implants.

Med Phys 2012 Feb;39(2):976-83

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1118/1.3679010
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February 2012

A 17-year retrospective study of institutional results for eye plaque brachytherapy of uveal melanoma using (125)I, (103)Pd, and (131)Cs and historical perspective.

Brachytherapy 2011 Jul-Aug;10(4):331-9. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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December 2011

Evaluation of brachytherapy lung implant dose distributions from photon-emitting sources due to tissue heterogeneities.

Med Phys 2011 Nov;38(11):5857-62

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3641872DOI Listing
November 2011

Dose modeling of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy in comparison to electron beam boost and three-dimensional conformal accelerated partial breast irradiation.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011 Jun 18;80(2):410-6. Epub 2010 Jun 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.01.052DOI Listing
June 2011

Accuracy assessment of the superposition principle for evaluating dose distributions of elongated and curved 103Pd and 192Ir brachytherapy sources.

Med Phys 2011 Jun;38(6):2957-63

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3590380DOI Listing
June 2011

Treatment planning of a skin-sparing conical breast brachytherapy applicator using conventional brachytherapy software.

Med Phys 2011 Mar;38(3):1519-25

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3060933PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3552921DOI Listing
March 2011

A dosimetric uncertainty analysis for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources: report of AAPM Task Group No. 138 and GEC-ESTRO.

Med Phys 2011 Feb;38(2):782-801

Department of Medical Physics and Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3533720DOI Listing
February 2011

Dosimetry revisited for the HDR 192Ir brachytherapy source model mHDR-v2.

Med Phys 2011 Jan;38(1):487-94

Radiation Physics Department, ERESA, Hospital General Universitario, E-46014 Valencia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3531973DOI Listing
January 2011

Dosimetric optimization of a conical breast brachytherapy applicator for improved skin dose sparing.

Med Phys 2010 Nov;37(11):5665-71

Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA.

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November 2010

Enhancements to commissioning techniques and quality assurance of brachytherapy treatment planning systems that use model-based dose calculation algorithms.

Med Phys 2010 Jun;37(6):2645-58

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3429131DOI Listing
June 2010

Study of encapsulated 170Tm sources for their potential use in brachytherapy.

Med Phys 2010 Apr;37(4):1629-37

Department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics, University of Valencia, E-46100 Burjassot, Spain.

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April 2010

Comparison of organ doses for patients undergoing balloon brachytherapy of the breast with HDR 192Ir or electronic sources using monte carlo simulations in a heterogeneous human phantom.

Med Phys 2010 Feb;37(2):662-71

Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics Program, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3292292DOI Listing
February 2010

Influence of photon energy spectra from brachytherapy sources on Monte Carlo simulations of kerma and dose rates in water and air.

Med Phys 2010 Feb;37(2):869-76

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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February 2010

Dosimetric characterization of round HDR 192Ir accuboost applicators for breast brachytherapy.

Med Phys 2009 Nov;36(11):5027-32

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3232001DOI Listing
November 2009

Evaluation of high-energy brachytherapy source electronic disequilibrium and dose from emitted electrons.

Med Phys 2009 Sep;36(9):4250-6

Department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics, University of Valencia, C/Dr Moliner 50, E-46100 Burjassot, Spain.

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September 2009

An approach to using conventional brachytherapy software for clinical treatment planning of complex, Monte Carlo-based brachytherapy dose distributions.

Med Phys 2009 Jun;36(6):1968-75

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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June 2009

The evolution of brachytherapy treatment planning.

Med Phys 2009 Jun;36(6):2136-53

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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June 2009

Monte Carlo simulations and radiation dosimetry measurements of peripherally applied HDR 192Ir breast brachytherapy D-shaped applicators.

Med Phys 2009 Mar;36(3):809-15

Department of Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3075818DOI Listing
March 2009

Monte Carlo radiation dose simulations and dosimetric comparison of the model 6711 and 9011 125I brachytherapy sources.

Authors:
Mark J Rivard

Med Phys 2009 Feb;36(2):486-91

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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February 2009

Recommendations for permanent prostate brachytherapy with (131)Cs: a consensus report from the Cesium Advisory Group.

Brachytherapy 2008 Oct-Dec;7(4):290-6. Epub 2008 Sep 7.

Foundation for Medical Physics Research, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA.

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January 2009

The impact of prescription depth, dose rate, plaque size, and source loading on the central axis using 103Pd, 125I, and 131Cs.

Brachytherapy 2008 Oct-Dec;7(4):327-35. Epub 2008 Sep 7.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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January 2009

Equivalent phantom sizes and shapes for brachytherapy dosimetric studies of 192Ir and 137Cs.

Med Phys 2008 Nov;35(11):4872-7

Physics Section, Radiation Oncology Department, La Fe University Hospital, Avda. Campanar 21, E-46009 Valencia, Spain.

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November 2008

Anniversary paper: past and current issues, and trends in brachytherapy physics.

Med Phys 2008 Oct;35(10):4708-23

Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2981826DOI Listing
October 2008

COMS eye plaque brachytherapy dosimetry simulations for P103d, I125, and C131s.

Med Phys 2008 Jul;35(7Part1):3364-3371

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111.

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July 2008

COMS eye plaque brachytherapy dosimetry simulations for 103Pd, 125I, and 131Cs.

Med Phys 2008 Jul;35(7):3364-71

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2940604DOI Listing
July 2008

Electronic brachytherapy: comparisons with external-beam and high-dose-rate 192Ir brachytherapy.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Mar;5(3):221-3

North Valley Radiation Oncology, Chico, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2007.12.001DOI Listing
March 2008

Supplement to the 2004 update of the AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report.

Med Phys 2007 Jun;34(6):2187-205

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2736790DOI Listing
June 2007

American Brachytherapy Society recommends no change for prostate permanent implant dose prescriptions using iodine-125 or palladium-103.

Brachytherapy 2007 Jan-Mar;6(1):34-7

Departments of Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2006.11.001DOI Listing
May 2007

Brachytherapy dosimetry parameters calculated for a 131Cs source.

Authors:
Mark J Rivard

Med Phys 2007 Feb;34(2):754-62

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Box #246, 750 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2432162DOI Listing
February 2007

Interstitial brachytherapy dosimetry update.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2006 13;120(1-4):64-9. Epub 2006 Apr 13.

Radiation Oncology, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncj008DOI Listing
December 2006

Calculated and measured brachytherapy dosimetry parameters in water for the Xoft Axxent X-Ray Source: an electronic brachytherapy source.

Med Phys 2006 Nov;33(11):4020-32

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2357021DOI Listing
November 2006

Approaches to calculating AAPM TG-43 brachytherapy dosimetry parameters for 137Cs, 125I, 192Ir, 103Pd, and 169Yb sources.

Med Phys 2006 Jun;33(6):1729-37

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2199987DOI Listing
June 2006

A technical evaluation of the Nucletron FIRST system: conformance of a remote afterloading brachytherapy seed implantation system to manufacturer specifications and AAPM Task Group report recommendations.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2005 12;6(1):22-50. Epub 2005 Jan 12.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1120/jacmp.v6i1.1985DOI Listing
April 2006

A radiobiological model for the relative biological effectiveness of high-dose-rate 252Cf brachytherapy.

Radiat Res 2005 Sep;164(3):319-23

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1667/rr3416.1DOI Listing
September 2005

The US national isotope program: current status and strategy for future success.

Appl Radiat Isot 2005 Aug;63(2):157-78

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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August 2005

Intravascular brachytherapy using 90Sr for saphenous vein grafts having diameters ranging from 2.0-5.0 mm.

Brachytherapy 2004 ;3(3):173-8

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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May 2005

Recommendations of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine regarding the impact of implementing the 2004 task group 43 report on dose specification for 103Pd and 125I interstitial brachytherapy.

Med Phys 2005 May;32(5):1424-39

Photon-Emitting Brachytherapy Dosimetry Subcommittee of the Radiation Therapy Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA.

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May 2005

A comparison of the expected costs of high dose rate brachytherapy using 252Cf versus 192Ir.

Appl Radiat Isot 2004 Dec;61(6):1211-6

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tuts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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December 2004

Moderated 252Cf neutron energy spectra in brain tissue and calculated boron neutron capture dose.

Appl Radiat Isot 2004 Nov;61(5):753-7

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center #246, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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November 2004

Brachytherapy dosimetry parameters calculated for a new 103Pd source.

Med Phys 2004 Sep;31(9):2466-70

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Box #246, 750 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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September 2004

MammoSite and interstitial brachytherapy for accelerated partial breast irradiation: factors that affect toxicity and cosmesis.

Cancer 2004 Aug;101(4):727-34

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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August 2004

Analysis of dose conformity and normal-tissue sparing using two different IMRT prescription methodologies for irregularly shaped CNS lesions irradiated with the Beak and 1-cm MIMiC collimators.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2004 May;59(1):285-92

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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May 2004

Update of AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report: A revised AAPM protocol for brachytherapy dose calculations.

Med Phys 2004 Mar;31(3):633-74

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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March 2004

Treatment of in-stent restenosis for saphenous vein grafts using intravascular brachytherapy: regulatory challenges and clinical application.

J Invasive Cardiol 2004 Feb;16(2):96-8; quiz 99

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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February 2004

Determination of the 4 mm Gamma Knife helmet relative output factor using a variety of detectors.

Med Phys 2003 May;30(5):986-92

Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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May 2003

Limited resection for non-small cell lung cancer: observed local control with implantation of I-125 brachytherapy seeds.

Ann Thorac Surg 2003 Jan;75(1):237-42; discussion 242-3

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Radiation Oncology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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January 2003