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Alanine/EMR for clinical dosimetry: teletherapy

2011

Schaeken, R. Cuypers, W. Schroeyers, F. Sergent, S. Vynckier, A. Rijnders, D. Verellen, H. Janssens, S. Schreurs
"Quality assurance audit for photon and electron beams (BELdART): how good we’r doing?",
B, Proc. Annual. Symp. Bel. Hosp. Physicist Ass., Charleroi, 2011. (Download  Presentation)

B. Schaeken, R. Cuypers, S. Lelie, W. Schroeyers, S. Schreurs, H. Janssens, D. Verellen,
"Implementation of alanine/EPR as transfer dosimetry system in a radiotherapy audit programme in Belgium",
Radiother. Oncol. 99:94-96, 2011.

B. De Ost, B. Schaeken, E. Sterpin, S. Vynckier, D. Van den Weyngaert,
"Reference dosimetry for tomotherapy: practical implementation and multi-centre validation",
Med. Phys. Accepted, 2011.

 

2010

B. Schaeken, S. Lelie, R. Cuypers, W. Schroeyers, F. Sergent, S. Vynckier, A. Rijnders , D. Verellen, H. Janssens, S. Schreurs,
“BELdART: Implementation of a quality assurance audit for photon beams based on alanine/ EMR dosimetry: methodology and first results”,
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass., p31, Brussel, 2010.

T. Lennertz, B. Schaeken, S. Lelie, B. Bogdanov, E. Bressers, D. Verellen, S. Schreurs,
“Validation of LiFo films for dosimetry in breast conservative treatment”,
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass., p42, Brussel, 2010. (Download Presentation)

B. De Ost, B. Schaeken, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Reference dosimetry for tomotherapy : practical implementation and validation”,
Proc. TomoTherapy Users Meeting, p.52, Marbella, 2010.

B. De Ost, B. Schaeken, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Validation of the reference dosimetry in water for static and helical tomotherapy”,
Radiother.  Oncol. 96 (S1):S466, 2010.

S. Lelie, T. Lennertz, B. Schaeken, B. Bogdanov, E. Bressers, S. Schreurs, W. Schroeyers, D. Verellen,
“LiFo-film dosimeters in skin dose measurements”,
Proc. IAEA Int. Symp. On Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS), Vienna, 2010.

B. Schaeken, S. Lelie, P. Meijnders, D. Van den Weyngaert, H. Janssens, D. Verellen,
“EPR dosimetry applied to the verification of a total body irradiation protocol and treatment planning dose calculation using a humanoid phantom”,
Med. Phys. 37:6292-99, 2010.

B. Schaeken, S. Lelie, R. Cuypers, W. Schroeyers, F. Sergent, S. Vynckier, A. Rijnders, D. Verellen, H. Janssens, S. Schreurs,
"BELdART: Implementation of a quality assurance audit for photon and electron beams based on alanine/ EMR dosimetry",
Proc. IAEA Int. Symp. On Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS), Vienna, 2010. (Download  Abstract)

 

2006-2009

 B. Schaeken, W. Schroeyers, B. De Ost, S. Lelie, D. Verellen, S. Schreurs, H. Janssens,
“A new facility dedicated to EPR-dosimetry in Belgium”,
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass., Kortrijk, 2009. (Download Poster)

B. Schaeken, S. Lelie, R. Cuypers, W. Schroeyers, F. Sergent, S. Vynckier, A. Rijnders, D. Verellen, H. Janssens, S. Schreurs,
“BELdART: Implementation of an audit program for photon beams in radiotherapy based on alanine/ EMR dosimetry: first results”,
Conf. on Modern Radiotherapy-patient protection, Versailles, 2009. (Download Poster)

B. De Ost, B. Schaeken, D. Van Gestel, J. Goossens, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Accuracy of dose calculations for sinus ethmoidalis patients treated with helical tomotherapy”,
Radiother.  Oncol. (1), 2008.

B. Schaeken, D. Van den Weyngaert, H. Janssens, D. Verellen,
“Quality Assurance for IMRT in Belgium: verification of the integral delivered dose with alanine-ESR dosimetry”,
Med. Phys. 35(6):2761, 2008.

Frederik Verbeek, Gudrun koppen, Bob Schaeken, Luc Verschaeve,
"Automated detection of irradiated food with the comet assay",
Rad. Prot. Dosim. 128:421-26, 2008.

M. Duchateau, D. Verellen, B. Schaeken,
“The evaluation of two different IMRT treatment delivery systems, Helical tomotherapy and step_shoot IMRT: an alanine dosimetric verification”
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass., 45-145, Gent, 2006.

B. Schaeken, B. De Ost, D. Van Gestel, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Estimating a confidence limit for the integral evaluation of IMRT treatments for head & neck tumors”
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass., 53-124, Gent, 2006.

B. De Ost, B. Schaeken, D. Van Gestel, A. Coelmont, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Copy to phantom a tool and a toy”,
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian. Hosp. Physicist Ass., 47-124, Gent, 2006.

S. Duane, H. Palmans, P. Sharpe, M. Tomsej, B. Schaeken, S. Vynkier,
“Absolute and relative dosimetry in tomotherapy using alanine and ion chambers”
Proc. Ann. Symp. Belgian Hosp. Physicist Ass. 78-124, Gent, 2006.

S. Duane, D. Nicholas, H. Palmans, B. Schaeken, J. Sephton, P. Sharpe, R. Thomas, M. Tomsej, K. Tournel, D. Verellen, S. Vynckier,
“Reference dosimetry for Tomotherapy using alanine and ion chambers”
Book of abstracts, Biennial Radiotherapy physics meeting, Institute of  Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Norwich, UK, 2006.

B. Schaeken, B. De Ost, D. Van Gestel, H. Janssens, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Verification of the integral delivered dose for IMRT treatments in the head & neck region with alanine/ESR dosimetry”,
Proceedings of the 216th PTB seminar "Alanine Dosimetry for Clinical Applications" , May 2006, Braunschweig.  PTB-Bericht, PTB-DOS-51, ISBN 3-86509-526-7 (Download Paper)

S. Duane, D. Nicholas, H. Palmans, B. Schaeken, J. Sephton, P. Sharpe, R. Thomas, M. Tomsej, K. Tournel, D. Verellen, S. Vynckier, 
“Alanine and ion chamber dosimetry in helical tomotherapy”,
Radiother.  Oncol. 81(S1):S45, 2006.

B. Schaeken, B. De Ost, D. Van Gestel, P. Meijnders, I. Jacobs, C. Goor, S. Vanderkam, A. Coelmont, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Alanine dosimetry in dose verification for IMRT”,
Radiother.  Oncol. Vol 81(S1):S365, 2006.

S. Duane, H. Palmans, B. Schaeken, J. Septhon, P. Sharpe, R. Thomas, M. Tomsej, K. Toernel, D. Verellen, S. Vynckier.
“Dosimetry audit for Tomotherapy using alanine/EPR,
Med. Phys. Vol 33(6):2093, 2006.

T. Gevaert, F. Desmedt, B. Vanderlinden, B. Schaeken, C. Van Ranst, G. Storme, M. Levivier, S. Simon, D. Verellen. D. Kondziolka (ed):
In vivo estimation of the extracranial doses in stereotactic radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife and Novalis system,
Radiosurgery; 6:36-49 (DOI:10.1159/000093714), Basel, Karger, 2006.

 

2001-2005

B. Schaeken, T. Wauters, B. De Ost, D. Van Gestel, A. Coelmont, D. Van den Weyngaert
“Alanine dosimetry as a measuring system in QA for step and shoot IMRT
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik, p234, Leipzig, 2004

B. de Ost, B. Schaeken, T. Wauters, D. Van Gestel, A. Coelmont, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“QA with alanine dosimetry for step and shoot IMRT of head and neck tumors”
Radiother. Oncol., 73(S1), 2004.

C.G. Soares, S. Vynckier, H.Jrvinen, W.G. Cross, J. Hokkanen, P. Sipil, D. Flyhs, B. Schaeken, F. Moertada, G.A. Bass, T.T. Williams,
“Dosimetry of beta-ray ophtalmic applicators: Comparison of different measuring methods”
Med. Phys., 28(7):1373-84, 2001.

 

2000 en eerder

B. Schaeken, P. Scalliet,
“One Year of Experience with alanine dosimetry in Radiotherapy”
Appl. Radiat. Isot. Vol. 47:1177-82, 1996. (Download Paper)

B. Schaeken, C. Goor, P. Scalliet,
“EPR / Alanine Dosimetry: just another dose measuring system?”
The European J. of Cancer, 31A, S5:S33, 1995.

B. Schaeken,
“EPR-based dose measurements with alanine in clinical dosimetry”
Radiother. Oncol. 37(S1):S30, 1995.

B. Schaeken, B. De Ost, T. Borbely, P. Scalliet,
“Possibilities of EPR-dosimetry in radiotherapy”
Med. Phys. 21(6) :944, 1994

B. Schaeken, B. De Ost, C. Goor, P. Scalliet, 
"Dosimétrie in vivo par RPE en applications gynécologiques"
Bull. Cancer Radiother., vol. 81(4):469, 1994.

 

Alanine/EMR for clinical dosimetry: In brachytherapy:

2011

B. Schaeken, R. Cuypers, J. Goossens, D. Van den Weyngaert, D. Verellen,
"Experimental determination of the energy response of alanine in the high dose-rate 192Ir spectrum",
Phys. Med. Biol.  56:6625-6634, 2011.

2000-2005

R.J.M. Elfrink, I-K kolkman-Deurlo, H.J. kleffens, A. Rijnders, B. Schaeken, T.H.L. Aalbers, W. J.F. Dries, J.L.M. Venselaar,
"Quality Control of brachytherapy equipment in The Netherlands and Belgium: current practice and minimum requirements",
Radiother. Oncol. 62:95-102, 2002.

C.G. Soares, S. Vynckier, H.Jrvinen, W.G. Cross, J. Hokkanen, P. Sipil, D. Flyhs, B. Schaeken, F. Moertada, G.A. Bass, T.T. Williams,
"Dosimetry of beta-ray ophtalmic applicators: Comparison of different measuring methods",
Med. Phys.28:1373-84, 2001.

R.J.M. Elfrink, I-K Kolkman-Deurloo, H. J. van Kleffens, A. Rijnders, B. Schaeken, T.H.L. Aalbers, W. J. F. Dries, J. L. M. Venselaar,
"Determination of the accuracy of implant-reconstruction and dose delivery in brachytherapy in The Netherlands and Belgium",
Radiother. Oncol. 59:297-306, 2001 

2000 en eerder

B. Schaeken, C. Goor, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Results of routine measurements of rectal dose with alanine during LDR brachytherapy treatment”,
Radiother. Oncol. 39(1):S28, 1996.

B. Schaeken, C. Goor, D. Van den Weyngaert,
“Routine measurements of dose to the bladder: still an utopy?”,
Radiother.  Oncol.,  39(S1):S10, 1996.

B. Schaeken, P. Scalliet,
“HDR stepping source dosimetry: the EPR approach”,
Radiother.  Oncol. 31(S 1): S22, 1994.