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PUBLICATIONS

B. Yalvac, N. Reulens, B. Reniers, "BELdART-SRS: First results of the Belgian national audits in intracranial stereotaxy", Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association, February 2018 

B. Yalvac, W. Schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, B. Reniers, "BELdART-3 a national mailed audit program for Stereotaxy", Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association, February 2017  

Fonseca, Gabriel P.; Podesta, Mark; Bellezzo, Murillo; Van den Bosch, Michiel R.; Lutgens, Ludy; Vanneste, Ben G. L.; Voncken, Robert; Van Limbergen, Evert J.; Reniers, Brigitte & Verhaegen, Frank (2017) Online pretreatment verification of high-dose rate brachytherapy using an imaging panel.
In: PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 62(13), p. 5440-5461.

B. Reniers, W. Schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, "BELdART-2 a national mailed audit program for complex radiation therapy techniques: final results.", Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association, February 2016

Ebert, Martin A.; Dhal, Bipina; Prunster, Janelle; McLaren, Sally; Zeps, Nikolajs; House, Michael; Reniers, Brigitte; Verhaegen, Frank; Corica, Tammy; Saunders, Christobel & Joseph, David J. (2016) Theoretical versus Ex Vivo Assessment of Radiation Damage Repair: An Investigation in Normal Breast Tissue.
In: RADIATION RESEARCH, 185 (4), p. 393-401. 

Reniers, Brigitte; Janssens, Gerrit; de Xivry, J. Orban; Landry, G. & Verhaegen, F. (2016) Dose distribution for gynecological brachytherapy with dose accumulation between insertions: Feasibility study.
In: BRACHYTHERAPY, 15(4), p. 504-513. 

Fonseca, Gabriel P.; Viana, Rodrigo S. S.; Podesta, Mark; Rubo, Rodrigo A.; de Sales, Camila P.; RENIERS, Brigitte; Yoriyaz, Helio & Verhaegen, Frank (2015) HDR Ir-192 source speed measurements using a high speed video camera.
In: MEDICAL PHYSICS, 42 (1), p. 412-415.

Adolfsson, Emelie; White, Shane; Landry, Guillaume; Lund, Eva; Gustafsson, Hakan; Verhaegen, Frank; RENIERS, Brigitte; Tedgren, Asa Carlsson & Carlsson, Gudrun Alm (2015) Measurement of absorbed dose to water around an electronic brachytherapy source. Comparison of two dosimetry systems: lithium formate EPR dosimeters and radiochromic EBT2 film.
In: PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 60 (9), p. 3869-3882.

Trani, Daniela; RENIERS, Brigitte; Persoon, Lucas; Podesta, Mark; Nalbantov, Georgi; Leijenaar, Ralph T. H.; Granzier, Marlies; Yaromina, Ala; Dubois, Ludwig; Verhaegen, Frank & Lambin, Philippe (2015) What Level of Accuracy Is Achievable for Preclinical Dose Painting Studies on a Clinical Irradiation Platform?.
In: RADIATION RESEARCH, 183 (5), p. 501-510.

Fonseca, Gabriel Paiva; Tedgren, Asa Carlsson; RENIERS, Brigitte; Nilsson, Josef; Persson, Maria; Yoriyaz, Helio & Verhaegen, Frank (2015) Dose specification for Ir-192 high dose rate brachytherapy in terms of dose-to-water-in-medium and dose-to-medium-in-medium.
In: PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 60 (11), p. 4565-4579.

Trani, Daniela; Yaromina, Ala; Dubois, Ludwig; Granzier, Marlies; Peeters, Sarah G. J. A.; Biemans, Rianne; Nalbantov, Georgi; Lieuwes, Natasja; Reniers, Brigitte; Troost, Esther E. G. C.; Verhaegen, Frank & Lambin, Philippe (2015) Preclinical Assessment of Efficacy of Radiation Dose Painting Based on Intratumoral FDG-PET Uptake.
In: CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, 21 (24), p. 5511-5518.

B. Reniers, W. Schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, "BELdART-2 a national mailed audit program for complex radiation therapy techniques: 2 years-results.", Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association, February 2015

B. Reniers, W. schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, "PO-0928: Development of a national audit program for dynamic therapy.", Radiotherapy and Oncology, Volume 111, Supplement 1, 2014, Pages S117-S118

Fonseca, Gabriel Paiva; Landry, Guillaume; White, Shane; D'Amours, Michel; Yoriyaz, Helio; Beaulieu, Luc; RENIERS, Brigitte & Verhaegen, Frank (2014) The use of tetrahedral mesh geometries in Monte Carlo simulation of applicator based brachytherapy dose distributions.
In: PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 59 (19), p. 5921-5935.

Fonseca, Gabriel P.; RENIERS, Brigitte; Landry, Guillaume; White, Shane; Bellezzo, Murillo; Antunes, Paula C.G.; de Sales, Camila P.; Welteman, Eduardo; Yoriyaz, Helio & Verhaegen, Frank (2014) A medical image-based graphical platform-Features, applications and relevance for brachytherapy.
In: BRACHYTHERAPY, 13 (6), p. 632-639.

B. Reniers, W. schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, "Development of a national audit program for dynamic therapy." , Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association, February 2014

B. Reniers, W. schroeyers, N. Reulens, S. Schreurs, "Development of an auditing program for intensity modulated radiotherapy", Physica Medica, Volume 29, Supplement 1, June 2013, Page e8

S. Lelie, W. Schroeyers, B. Reniers, S Schreurs, "EP-1159: BELdART-2: a national IMRT audit", Radiotherapy and Oncology, Volume 106, Supplement 2, March 2013, Page S438

S. Lelie, W. Schroeyers, B. Reniers, S Schreurs "BELdART-2: Moving towards safer radiotherapy", BHPA symposium, Mechelen, Belgium February 2013

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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(7):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

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, 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, 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.

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