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Lee, H., Hsi, W., Chu, J., Saxena, A.: Monte Carlo Simulation of Multi-Dimensional Dose Distribution for High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy of Cancer, Medical Physics, 29:1277, 2002.

Bernard, D., Chu, J., Rozenfeld, M., Lanzl, L., Pagnamenta, A: Design Optimization of Intraoperative Radiotherapy Cones, Medical Physics, 29:1277, 2002.

Turian, J., Smith, B., Bernard, D., Griem, K., Chu, J.: Monte Carlo Calculation of Output Factors for Irregularly Shaped Electron Fields, Medical Physics, 30:1419, 2003.

Hu, Z., Chu, J.: Biological Optimization of the Radiation Treatment Planning for the Combined Modalities, Medical Physics, 30:1464, 2003.

Hsi, W., Chu, J.: Kodak EDR2 Film Dosimetry: Effects of Film Orientation and Phantom Density. Medical Physics, 30:1478, 2003.

Chu, J., Hsi, W., Hubbard, L., Bernard, D., Reeder, P.: Performance of Magnetic Field Guided Navigation System for Interventional Neurosurgical and Cardiac Procedures. Medical Physics, 30:1503, 2003.

Hsi, W., Chu, J., Reiffel, L., Moyer, D., Saxena, A.: Experimental Measurements of Dose Modulation Induced by a Localized Magnetic Field on 18 MV Photon Beams. Medical Physics, 30:1509, 2003.

Dickler, AT, Kirk, M, Choo, J, Hsi, W, Chu, J, Nguyen, C, Dowlat K: Treatment volume and dose optimization of the MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 57:S311, 2003.

Hu, Z., Chu, J., Kirk, M.: Evaluation of MammoSite Radiation Treatment Plans for Breast Cancer Using Both Biological and Physical Indices. Medical Physics, 31:1718, 2004.

Chantler, H., Chu, J., Hsi, W. Hu, Z.:The Dosimetric Characteristics of the Kodak 2000RT CR System. Medical Physics, 31:1727, 2004.

Niu, H., Hsi, W., Chu, J., Kirk, M., Kouwenhoven, E.:Dosimetric Characteristics of the HDR Leipzig Applicator in Surface Radiation Treatments. Medical Physics, 31:1784, 2004.

Hsi, W., Niu, H., Chu, J.:3D Analytical Dosimetric Model for Radiation Treatment Planning with the HDR Leipzig Surface Applicator. Medical Physics, 31:1808, 2004.

Ramahi, S. Wadi, Chu, J.:Magnetic Field in Radiation Therapy: Effect of Charged-Particle Disequilibrium On Dose to the Lung and to the Lung-Tissue Interface. Medical Physics, 31:1812, 2004.

Turian, J., Smith, B., Bernard, D., Chu J.:A Convolution Method for IMRT Verification Using the AS500 EPID. Medical Physics, 31:1821, 2004.

Herrup, D., Chu, J., H. Lee, Pankuch, M.:Determination of Small-Field Beam Shapes Using Ion Chamber Measurements. Medical Physics, 31:1878, 2004.

Zhang, Y., Chu, J., Bernard, D.:Evaluation of Dynamic Phantom for Beam Profile Measurements. Medical Physics, 31:1886, 2004.

Dickler, A.T., Kirk, M.,Choo, J., Hsi, W.C., Chu, J., Dowlatshahi, K., Francescatti, D., Shott, S., Nguyen, C.: Cosmetic Outcome and Incidence of Infection with the MammaSite Breast Brachytherapy Applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 60:S398, Suppl., 2004.

Kirk, M. C., Dickler, A.T., Hsi, W.C., Chu, J., Dowlatshahi, K., Francescatti, D., Nguyen, C.: Surface Optimization for the MammaSite Applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 60:S598, Suppl., 2004.

Hu, Z., Chu, J.: Analysis of Three Optimization Techniques in a Treatment Planning System. Medical Physics, 32:1954, 2005.

Cai, Y., Kriz, R., Chu, J.: MTF Measurement of Digital Imaging Systems Used in Radiotherapy. Medical Physics, 32:1917, 2005.

Zhang, Y., Hsi, W., Chu, J., Khan, A., Mehta, P., Bernard, D., Abrams, R.: Evaluation of Two Image Registration Systems. Medical Physics, 32:1943, 2005.

Kirk, M., Chu, J., Zhang, Y.: Analysis of the Correlation Between MLC File Parameters and IMRT QA. Medical Physics, 32:1980, 2005.

Cai, Y., Chu, J., Bernard, D., Hu, Z.: Linac QA Using a Computer Radiography System. Medical Physics, 32:1997, 2005.

Zhang, Y., Chu, J., Bernard, D., Hu, Z., Abrams, R.: Monte Carlo Evaluation of Cerrobend Eye Shield in Electron Beam Treatment. Medical Physics, 32:2017, 2005.

Dickler, A., Kirk, M., Khan, A., Mehta, P., Chu, J., Griem, K., Nguyen, C.: A Dosimetric Comparison of 3D Conformal, IMRT, and MammoSite Partial Breast Radiation. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 63:S176, Suppl. 1, 2005.

Kirk, M., Dickler, A., Mehta, P., Khan, A., Chu, J., Griem, K., Nguyen, C.: A Dosimetric Analysis Comparing an Electron Tumor Bed Boost with a Tumor Bed Boost Utilizing the MammoSite Breat Brachytherapy Applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 63:S257, Suppl. 1, 2005.

Rivard MJ, Melhus CS, Napoli J, Gong X, Chu JCH. Investigation of the Perspecta display for 4D visualization. Medical Physics; 33:2003, 2006

Gong X, Kirk M, Chu J, Napoli J, Rivard MJ.: Evaluation of a volumetric display for radiation therapy treatment planning. Medical Physics; 33:2206, 2006

Cai, Y., Hu, Z., Chu J. Techniques developed to improve the quality of total body irradiation. Medical Physics; 33:2138, 2006

Kirk, M., Chu JCH.: Patient planning management system. Medical Physics: 33:2165, 2006

Kirk, M., Dickler, A., Chu J., Chen, S., Seif, N., Mehta, P., Griem, K.: Simultaneous integrated boost utilizing IMRT for the treatment of breast cancer. Medical Physics: 33:2216, 2006

Turian, J., Bernard, D., Hu, Z., Chu J.: Preclinical evaluation of the new Xoft-AxxentTM electronic brachytherapy system. Medical Physics: 33:2237, 2006

Chu, J. C. H., Gong, X., Kirk, M., Khan, A., Rivard, M., Melhus, C., Busher, M., Cardarelli, G., Hurley, A. Helpe, J.: Holographic Image Guided Radiation Therapy (HIGRT) Treatment Planning: a Multi-Institutional Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 66:S664-665, Suppl., 2006.

Rivard, M.J., Melhus, C.S., Napoli, J., Gong, X., Chu, JCH: Visualization of 4D Radiotherapy Data Using the Perspecta Display. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 66:S604-605, Suppl., 2006.

Chu, J., Zhang, Y., Hsi, W., Khan, A., Mehta, P., Abrams, R.: Evaluation of four volume-based image registration algorithms. Medical Physics, 34:2352, 2007.

Cheong, S.-K., Cai, Y.C., Chu, J.C.H., Kriz, R.: A modulation transfer function comparison of dual-screen CR systems. Medical Physics, 34:2355, 2007

Kirk, M., Gong, X., Chu, J.: Automating treatment planning system QA. Medical Physics: 34:2422, 2007.

Gong, X., Kirk, M., Cai, Y., Chu, J., Zusag, T., Napoli, J., Stutsman, S., Abrams, R.: Procedure for true 3D treatment planning and evaluation. Medical Physics, 34:2485, 2007.

Turian, J., Khelashvili, G., Chu, J.: The use of Radichromic film for Tomotherapy IMRT dosimetric verification. Medical Physics, 34:2497, 2007.

Amadon, S., Hu, Z., Turian, J., Zusag, T., Chu, J.: Comparison of HDR brachytherapy optimization using physical dose and biological response models. Medical Physics, 34:2567, 2007

Papers:

Chu, J. C. H., Reiffel, L., Hsi, W-s., Saxena, A.: Modulation of Radiotherapy Photon Beam Intensity Using Magnetic Field. International Journal of Cancer - Radiation Oncology Investigations. 96(Suppl):131-137, 2002.

Lee, H.-R., Pankuch, M., Chu, J.C.H., Spokas,J.: Evaluation and Characterization of Parallel Plate Microchamber's Functionality in Small Beam Dosimetry. Medical Physics. 29:2489-2496, 2002.

Almeda, Francis Q., Chua, David Y., Nathan, Sandeep, Kim, Susie, Meyer, Peter M., Thew, Stephen T., Nguyen, Cam N., Chu, James C.H., Kavinsky, Clifford J., Schaer, Gary L., Snell, R. Jeffrey: Clinical outcomes of patients treated with the cutting balloon and Sr-90 small beta, Greek-irradiation for instent restenosis. Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine, 3:12-15, 2002.

Chua, David, Almeda, Francis Q., Y., Senter, Shaun, Kim, Susie, Bromet, David S., Butzel David, Nguyen, Cam N., Chu, James C.H., Kavinsky, Snell, R. Jeffrey, Schaer, Gary L.: Visual Assessment Following Sr-90 Beta-Irradiation Treatment for In-Stent Restenosis, Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine. 3:133-137, 2002.

Bernard, D., Chu, J. C. H., Rozenfeld, M., Lanzl, L. H., Pagnamenta, A., Saxena, A.: Design Optimization of Intraoperative Radiotherapy Cones. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 55: 1446-1457, 2003.

Wadi-Ramahi, S. J., Bernard, D., Chu, J. C. H.: Effect of Ethmoid Sinus Cavity on Dose Distribution at Interface and How to Correct for It: Magnetic Field with Photon Beams. Medical Physics. 30:1556-1565, 2003.

Almeda, Francis Q., Chua, David Y., Nathan, Sandeep, Kim, Susie, Meyer, Peter M., Nguyen, Cam N., Chu, James C.H., Kavinsky, Clifford J., Snell, R. Jeffrey, Schaer, Gary L.: Correlates of Failure Following Treatment With Sr-90 Beta Irradiation for Instent Restenosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 59:176-183, 2003

Griem, K., Fetherston, P., Kuznetsova, M., Foster, G.S., Shott, S., Chu, J.C.H.: A Three Dimensional Photon Dosimetry: A Comparison of Treatment of the Intact Breast in the Supine and Prone Position. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 57:891-899, 2003.

Chua, Dave C.Y., Almeda, Francis Q., Senter, Shaun, Haynie, Justin, Nguyen, Cam, Chu, James C.H, Kavinsky, Clifford J., Snell, R. Jeffrey, Schaer, Gary L.: Predictors of Late Cardiac Events Following Treatment With Sr-90 Beta Irradiation for Instent Restenosis. Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine.4:7-11, 2003.

Wadi-Ramahi, S., Chu J.: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: "Comment on "A Monte Carlo study of IMRT beamlets in inhomogeneous media" [Med. Phys. 30, 296–300 (2003)]" Medical Physics, 30:1932, 2003.

Kirk, Michael C., Hsi, Wen C., Chu, James C. H., Niu, Honquan, Hu, Zenan, Bernard, Damian, Dickler, Adam, Nguyen, Cam: Dose perturbation induced by radiographic contrast inside brachytherapy balloon applicators. Medical Physics. 31: 1219-1224, 2004.

Dickler, AT, Kirk, M, Choo, J, Hsi, W, Chu, J, Nguyen, C, Dowlat K: Treatment volume and dose optimization of the MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 59:456-461, 2004.

Kim, S., Almeda, Francis Q., Tessalee, M., Snell, R. Jeffrey, Nathan, S., Thew, S., Nguyen, Cam, Chu, James C.H., Schaer, Gary L.: Intracornary beta brachytherapy as a treatment option for high-risk refractory in-stent restenosis-Compassionate use. Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine. 5:9-14, 2004.

Turian, J., Chu, Monte Carlo calculations of output factors for clinically shaped electron fields. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 5:42-63, 2004.

Niu, H., Hsi, W., Chu, J., Kirk, M., Kouwenhoven, E.:Dosimetric characteristics of the HDR Leipzig applicator in surface radiation treatments. Medical Physics, 31:3372-3377, 2004.

Almeda, Francis Q., Nambiar, Rajesh, Chua, Dave C.Y., Senter, Shaun, Haynie, Justin, Kavinsky, Clifford J., Snell, Jeffrey, Nguyen, Cam, Chu, James C.H., Schaer, Gary L.:Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes of Cardiac Transplant Patients Treated with Intracoronary Beta Radiation for In-stent Restenosis: A Case Series. Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine, 5:162-165, 2004.

Hsi, Wen, Zhang, Yunkai, Kirk, Michael, Bernard, Damian, Chu, James: Limited accuracy of dose calculation for large fields at deep depths using the BrainSCAN v5.21 treatment planning system.  Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 6:12-18, 2005.

Zhang, Yunkai, Hsi, Wen, Chu, James, Bernard, Damian, Abrams, Ross: A feasibility study of the Dynamic Phantom scanner for quality assurance of photon beam profiles at various gantry angles. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 6:50-61, 2005.

Dickler, A, Kirk, M, Chu, J, Nguyen, C: The MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator: A review of technique and outcomes. Brachytherapy, 4:130-136, 2005.

Kirk, M, Hsi, W, Dickler, AT, Chu, J, Dowlatshahi K, Francescatte, D, Nguyen, C: Surface optimization technique for MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics,  62:366-372, 2005.

Chu, James, Hsi, Wen, Bernard, Damian, Hubbard, Lincoln, Reeder, Pam, Lopes, Demetrius: Performance of magnetic field guided navigation system for interventional neurosurgical and cardiac procedures. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 6:143-149, 2005.

Dickler, AT, Kirk, M, Choo, J, Hsi, W, Chu, J, Dowlatshahi K, Francescatte, D, Shott, S, Nguyen, C: Cosmetic outcome and incidence of infection with the MammoSite breast brachytherapy applicator. The Breast Journal, 11:306-310, 2005.

Herrup, D., Chu, J., Pankuch, M.: Determination of penumbral widths from ion chamber measurements. Medical Physics, 32:3636-3640, 2006.

Khan, Atif J., Kirk, Michael C., Mehta, Par S., Seif, Neil S., Griem, Katherine L., Bernard, Damian A., Chu, James C.H., Dickler, Adam: A dosimetric comparison of three-dimensional conformal, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and MammoSite partial-breast irradiation. Brachytherapy, 5:183-188, 2006.

Chu, J., Zhang. Y., Yurkewicz, K., Khan, A., Mehta, P., Zusag, T., Xing Gong, X., Napoli, J., Goldstein, M., Saxena, A., Abrams, R.: 3D Display of Treatment Planning and Anatomy Data: Initial Observation Using a Promising Technical Advance. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings, ISSN 1727-1983, Vol. 14, pages 1729-1732, Springer-Verlag, 2006.

Chu, J., Hu, Z., Amadon, S., Zhang. Y., Zusag, T., Abrams, R.: Optimization of HDR Brachytherapy Treatment Plans. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings, ISSN 1727-1983, Vol. 14, (IOMP Proceedings Vol. 2) pages 1620-1623, Springer-Verlag, 2006.




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