Amir G Sadeghi

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PURPOSE To monitor the radiation dose delivered and dose homogeneity to the skin and adjacent tissues around a MammoSite applicator. METHODS AND MATERIALS Radiation surface dose was measured on 67 consecutive patients with Stage T1-T2N0M0 breast cancer implanted with the MammoSite balloon. Thermoluminescent dosimeters and metal oxide semiconductor field(More)
PURPOSE To perform a comparison of the daily measured dose at depth in tissue with the predicted dose values from treatment plans for 29 prostate cancer patients involved in a clinical trial. METHODS AND MATERIALS Patients from three clinical sites were implanted with one or two dosimeters in or near the prostatic capsule. The implantable device, known as(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of the HIPO planning and optimization algorithm for real-time prostate HDR brachytherapy. This study consists of 20 patients who underwent ultrasound-based real-time HDR brachytherapy of the prostate using the treatment planning system called Oncentra Prostate (SWIFT version 3.0). The treatment(More)
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