|Ronkainen, Ari-Petteri; Al-Gburi, Ali; Liimatainen, Timo; Matikka, Hanna; 'A dose–neutral image quality comparison of different CBCT and CT systems using paranasal sinus imaging protocols and phantoms'. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. 2022; 8-Jan. Springer. View|
|Hu, Yunfei; Arnesen, Marius; Aland, Trent; 'Characterization of an advanced cone beam CT (CBCT) reconstruction algorithm used for dose calculation on Varian Halcyon linear accelerators'. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express. 2022; 8 (2): 25023. IOP Publishing. View|
|Gaddipati, Ravi; Jensen, Garrett L; Swanson, Gregory; Hammonds, Kendall; Morrow, Andrew; 'The Effect of High-Dose Radiation Therapy on Healthy Vertebral Bone Density'. Cureus. 2022; 14 (2): Cureus. View|
|Le Deroff, Coralie; Berger, Lucie; Bellec, Julien; Boissonnat, Guillaume; Chesneau, Héléna; Chiavassa, Sophie; Desrousseaux, Julie; Gempp, Stéphanie; Henry, Olivier; Jarril, Jimmy; 'Monte Carlo-based software for 3D personalized dose calculations in image-guided radiotherapy'. Physics and imaging in radiation oncology. 2022; 21: 108-114. Elsevier. View|
|Kolarevic, Goran; Jaroš, Dražan; Pavičar, Bojan; Ignjć, Tatjana; Kostovski, Aleksandar; Marosevic, Goran; Predojević, Branko; Mirjanić, Dragoljub; 'Computed tomography simulator conversion curve dependence on scan parameters and phantom dimension'. Journal of Health Sciences. 2021; View|
Summary: The paper describes commissioning of a Varian Halcyon 1.0 linear accelerator, in which the Model 62M was used to calibrate CBCT image data to electron density units for the Eclipse Treatment Planning System while final end-to-end testing was performed using the Model 002LFC IMRT Thorax Phantom.
|NIAMSAWAN, SASIPRAPA; Sookpeng, Supawitoo; 'The Impact of the variation of computed tomography simulation parameters to dose calculation in computer treatment planning for lung cancer patient'. 2021; Naresuan University. View|
|Al-Hayek, Yazan; Spuur, Kelly; Davidson, Rob; Hayre, Christopher; Zheng, Xiaoming; 'The Impact of Vertical Off-Centring, Tube Voltage and Phantom Size on CT Numbers: An Experimental Study'. Research Gate. 2021; View|
Summary: Dedicated CT-to-ED phantom was scanned at 120 kV and 140 kV, to obtain
CT-to-ED (ED- Electron Density) conversion curves as well as CTDIvol. Thoracal
phantoms were scanned in standard and extended field of view to evaluate dosimetric
effect on treatment planning and delivery.
|Pettersson, E; Bäck, A; Thilander-Klang, A; 'Comparison of Metal Artefacts for Different Dual Energy CT Techniques'. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2021; View|
Summary: In this comparison of two methods for obtaining dual-energy CT (DECT) images, performed with the 062M Electron Density Phantom, fast kV-switching was found to more accurately depict metal inserts than dual-source DECT.
|Moteghaed, Niloofar Yousefi; Mostaar, Ahmad; Maghooli, Keivan; Houshyari, Mohammad; Ameri, Ahmad; 'Estimation and evaluation of pseudo-CT images using linear regression models and texture feature extraction from MRI images in the brain region to design external radiotherapy planning'. Radiation Oncology. 2021; 16 (1): 10-Jan. BioMed Central.|
Summary: In this effort to develop Pseudo-CT planning images from MRIs of the head, the 62M electron density phantom was used to verify the accuracy of the HU-to-electron density measurement obtained from the reference CT scan.
|Abascal, Juan FPJ; Ducros, Nicolas; Pronina, Valeriya; Rit, Simon; Rodesch, Pierre-Antoine; Broussaud, Thomas; Bussod, Suzanne; Douek, Philippe C; Hauptmann, Andreas; Arridge, Simon; 'Material Decomposition in Spectral CT using deep learning: A Sim2Real transfer approach'. IEEE Access. 2021; 9: 25632-25647. IEEE. View|
Summary: Testing of a deep-learning algorithm designed to improve the speed and accuracy of spectral CT systems, performed in part on the CIRS Model 62M, is described.
|Petrović, Borislava S; Faj, Dario Z; Marković, Mladen B; Tot, Arpad A; Marjanović, Milana S; Kasabašić, Mladen D; Gencel, Ivan V; Paunović, Dragomir R; Stanković, Jelena V; Krestić-Vesović, Jelena; 'Assessment of ct simulators used in radiotherapy treatment planning in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina'. On Line First. 2021; View|
|Brindhaban, A; Jassim, O; 'Effect of X-ray beam energy and image reconstruction technique on computed tomography numbers of various tissue equivalent materials'. Radiography. 2021; 27 (1): 95-100. epub. View|
|Hu, Yanle; Ding, Xiaoning; Shen, Jiajian; Bues, Martin; Liu, Wei; Kang, Yixiu; Leng, Shuai; Yu, Lifeng; 'Feasibility of using megavoltage computed tomography to reduce proton range uncertainty: A simulation study'. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2021; View|
|Zheng, Xiaoming; Al-Hayek, Yazan; Cummins, Chris; 'CORRECTION FOR CT NUMBER CHANGES CAUSED BY OFF-CENTRE PATIENT POSITIONING: A PHANTOM STUDY'. 19th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology. 2021; View|
|Jensen, Garrett L; Gaddipati, Ravi; Hammonds, Kendall P; Morrow, Andrew; Swanson, Gregory P; 'Bone Density Changes Following Radiotherapy to Vertebral Metastases'. Cureus. 2021; 13 (6): Cureus. View|
|Kassaee, Anthony; Cheng, Chingyun; Yin, Lingshu; Zou, Wei; Li, Taoran; Lin, Alexander; Swisher-McClure, Samuel; Lukens, John N; Lustig, Robert A; O'Reilly, Shannon; 'Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Proton-Dose Calculation with Scripting and Modified Hounsfield Units'. Int Jour Particle Therapy. 2021; 8 (1): View|
|Gong, Hao; Tao, Shengzhen; Gagneur, Justin D; Liu, Wei; Shen, Jiajian; McCollough, Cynthia H; Hu, Yanle; Leng, Shuai; 'Implementation and experimental evaluation of Mega-voltage fan-beam CT using a linear accelerator'. Radiation Oncology. 2021; View|
|Andersson, P; Pettersson, N; Lindberg, A; Swanpalmer, J; Chakarova, R; 'Effects of lung tissue characterization in radiotherapy of breast cancer under deep inspiration breath hold when using Monte Carlo dosimetry'. Physica Medica. 2021; View|
|Oria, Carmen Seller; Marmitt, Gabriel G; Free, Jeffrey; Langendijk, Johannes A; Both, Stefan; Knopf, Antje-Christin; Meijers, Arturs; 'Optimizing calibration settings for accurate water equivalent path length assessment using flat panel proton radiography'. Physics in Medicine & Biology. 2021; IOP Publishing. View|
|Puvanasunthararajah, Sathyathas; Fontanarosa, Davide; Wille, Marie‐Luise; Camps, Saskia M; 'The application of metal artifact reduction methods on computed tomography scans for radiotherapy applications: A literature review'. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2021; View|
|Buranaporn, Panyapat; Dankulchai, Pittaya; Jaikuna, Tanwiwat; Prasartseree, Tissana; 'Relation between DIR recalculated dose based CBCT and GI and GU toxicity in postoperative prostate cancer patients treated with VMAT'. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2021; 157: 14-Aug. Elsevier. View|
|Zheng, Xiaoming; Gutsche, Lachlan; Al-Hayek, Yazan; Stanton, Johanna; Elshami, Wiam; Jensen, Kelsey; 'Impacts of Phantom Off-Center Positioning on CT Numbers and Dose Index CTDIv: An Evaluation of Two CT Scanners from GE'. Journal of Imaging. 2021; 7 (11): 235. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. View|
Summary: Electron-density values from the 62M were used to assess the affect of off-axis patient positioning during CT scanning of patients on dose delivery.
|Yanju, YANG; Yang, ZHONG; Weigang, HU; Dadi, GAO; Jun, ZHAO; 'Effects of CT-RED calibration curves of different simulators on dose distribution of tumor target and organs at risk'. China Oncology. 2021; 31 (9): 828-837. View|
|Zimmermann, Lukas; Knäusl, Barbara; Stock, Markus; Lütgendorf-Caucig, Carola; Georg, Dietmar; Kuess, Peter; 'An MRI sequence independent convolutional neural network for synthetic head CT generation in proton therapy'. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik. 2021; Elsevier. View|
|Scholey, Jessica Elizabeth; 'Multimodal imaging and deep learning-based methods for improved dose calculation accuracy in photon and proton radiotherapy'. 2021; UCSF. View|
|Pelas, Chaz; 'Proton Radiography Using High Energy Pencil Beams from the Mevion S250i Proton Therapy System'. 2021; The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. View|
|Yang, Bo; Yu, Lang; Wang, Zhiqun; Wang, Bei; Li, Wenbo; Zhang, Jie; Zhang, Xin; Wu, Zhufeng; Zhou, Zongkai; Sui, Hui; 'Experience on Commissioning the first Halcyon Linear Accelerator in China'. 2020; View|
|Hu, Yunfei; Byrne, Mikel; Archibald-Hareen, Ben; Collett, Nick; Liu, Guilin; Aland, Trent 'Validation of the preconfigured Varian Ethos Acuros XB Beam Model for treatment planning dose calculations: A dosimetric study.'. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2020; View|
|Kim, Bitbyeol; Junga, Seongmoon; Sona, Jaeman; Choi, Chang Heon; Kim, Jung-in; Park, Jong Min; 'Estimation of Effective Atomic Number using Dual-Energy Imaging of CT Simulator for Radiation Therapy'. Transaction of the Korean Nuclear Society Virtual Autumn Meeting. 2020; View|
Summary: Measurements of electron density were used to estimate effective atomic numbers with a CT simulator. Implementation of appropriate noise reduction techniques is recommended before this technique can replace DECT measurements.
|Yoonc, Euntaek; Junga, Seongmoon; Sona, Jaeman; Kimc, Bitbyeol; Choia, Chang Heon; Parka, Jong Min; 'Dose calculation on dual energy CT images for carbon ion therapy using TOPAS: a Monte Carlo Study'. Transaction of the Korean Nuclear Society Virtual Autumn Meeting. 2020; View|
Summary: Single-energy CT reference data from the 62M was used to create an effective atomic number (Zeff) of each tissue imaged under dual-energy CT. Zeff was was then used model dose delivery during carbon ion radiotherapy using the TOPAS Model Carlo simulation.
|Brevitt, Barrington A; Suarez, Edwin Ges; Clemente, Rafael A Miller; Voutchkov, Mitko; 'Evaluating the Impact of CT Scanning Parameters on Dose Calculations by the Treatment Planning System in External Beam Radiation Therapy'. Journal of Cancer Therapy and Research. 2020; 1 (1): epub. View|
|Nakao, Minoru; Ozawa, Shuichi; Miura, Hideharu; Yamada, Kiyoshi; Habara, Kosaku; Hayata, Masahiro; Kusaba, Hayate; Kawahara, Daisuke; Miki, Kentaro; Nakashima, Takeo; 'Development of a CT number calibration audit phantom in photon radiation therapy: A pilot study'. Medical physics. 2020; 47 (4): 1509-1522. Wiley Online Library. View|
|Sudhyadhom, Atchar; 'On the molecular relationship between Hounsfield Unit (HU), mass density, and electron density in computed tomography (CT)'. PLOS One. 2020; epub. View|
|Jung, Seongmoon; Kim, Bitbyeol; Kim, Jung-in; Park, Jong Min; Choi, Chang Heon; 'Deriving the Effective Atomic Number with a Dual-Energy Image Set Acquired by the Big Bore CT Simulator'. Journal of Radiation Protection and Research. 2020; 45 (4): 171-177. Korean Association for Radiation Protection. View|
|Zheng, Xiaoming; Al-Hayek, Yazan; Cummins, Chris; Li, Xiaotian; Nardi, Laura; Albari, Khaled; Evans, James; Roworth, Evan; Seaton, Ty; 'Body size and tube voltage dependent corrections for Hounsfield Unit in medical X-ray computed tomography: theory and experiments'. Scientific reports. 2020; View|
|Alaka, BG; Bentefour, El H; Chirvase, Cezarina; Samuel, Deepak; Teo, Boon-Keng Kevin; 'Feasibility of energy-resolved dose imaging technique in pencil beam scanning mode'. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express. 2020; 6 (6): 65009. IOP Publishing. View|
|Hickman, Dillon; Zhang, Jie; McQuerry, Kristen; Lee, James; 'Should radiologists care about kV? Phantom and clinical study of effects of kV on hemoperitoneum HU in the setting of splenic injuries'. Emergency radiology. 2020; 27 (2): 135-140. Springer. View|
|Schröder, Lukas; Stankovic, Uros; Sonke, Jan‐Jakob; 'Long‐term stability of Hounsfield unit calibration for cone beam computed tomography'. Medical physics. 2020; 47 (4): 1640-1644. Wiley Online Library. View|
|Tanaka, Sodai; Noto, Yoshiyuki; Utsunomiya, Satoru; Yoshimura, Takaaki; Matsuura, Taeko; Saito, Masatoshi; 'Proton dose calculation based on converting dual-energy CT data to stopping power ratio (DEEDZ-SPR): a beam-hardening assessment'. Physics in Medicine & Biology. 2020; 65 (23): 235046. IOP Publishing. View|
|Mohamed Bahaaeldin Afifi, A. Abdelrazek, Nashaat Ahmed Deiab, A.I. Abd El-Hafez, A.H. El-Farrash 'The effects of CT x-ray tube voltage and current variations on the relative electron density (RED) and CT number conversion curves'. Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences. 2020; 13 (1): 11-Jan. View|
|Cavalcanti, Lucas de Brito; Santos, Maíra Ribeiro dos; 'Validation of the tomography calibration curve for the Radiotherapy planning system at the National Cancer Institute'. Proceedings of the 24. Brazilian congress on medical physics. 2019; View|
|Gayou, Oliver 'Influence of acquisition parameters on MV-CBCT
image quality'. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2012; View|
|Salas Ramirez, Maikol; 'Methods to Improve Bone Marrow Dosimetry in Molecular Radiotherapy'. Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. View|