Publications in 2015

The following list serves to promote the outstanding research output of Queensland medical physicists who happen to be members of the ACPSEM Queensland branch (names underlined) during 2015. It is presented in order of date of print.

  1. S. T. Smith, K-S. Masters, K. Hosokawa, J. P. Blinco, S. B. Crowe, T. Kairn, J. V. Trapp, “Preliminary investigations into the use of a functionalized polymer to reduce diffusion in Fricke gel dosimeters“, Medical Physics, 42(12): 6798-6803 (2015)
  2. N. Lowrey, S. Nilsson, Z. Moutrie, P. Chan, R. Cheuk, “Comparison of CT-based volumetric dosimetry with tradiational prescription points in the treatment of cervical cancer with PDR brachytherapy“, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 59(5): 640-645 (2015)
  3. B. Sutherland, N. Middlebrook, T. Kairn, B. Hill, “A comparison between direct TMR measurements and TMRs calculated from PDDs using BJR Supplement 25 data for flattened and unflattened photon beams“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(3): 503-507 (2015)
  4. B. Harris, S. Nilsson, C. M. Poole, “A feasibility study for using ABS plastic and a low-cost 3D printer for patient-specific brachytherapy mould design“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(3): 399-412 (2015)
  5. D. Binny, C. M. Lancaster, S. Harris, S. R. Sylvander, “Effects of changing modulation and pitch parameters on TomoTherapy delivery quality assurance plans“, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 16(5): 87-105 (2015)
  6. T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, T. Markwell, “Use of 3D printed materials as tissue-equivalent phantoms“, IFMBE Proceedings, 51: 728-731 (2015)
  7. T. Kairn, S. Ibrahim, E. Inness, S. B. Crowe, J. V. Trapp, “Suitability of diodes for point dose measurements in IMRT/VMAT beams“, IFMBE Proceedings, 51: 657-660 (2015)
  8. T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, J. Mitchell, D. Schlect, J. V. Trapp, “Anatomical modelling of the pregnant radiotherapy patient“, IFMBE Proceedings, 51: 557-560 (2015)
  9. T. Kairn, J. Mitchell, S. B. Crowe, J. V. Trapp, “Interplay of MLC, gantry and respiratory motion during DCAT delivery“, IFMBE Proceedings, 51: 428-431 (2015)
  10. T. Kron, M. Dwyer, L. Smith, A. MacDonald, M. Pawsey, E. Raik, A. Arnold, B. Hill, G. M. Duchesne, “The development of practice standards for radiation oncology in Australia: a tripartite approach“, Clinical Oncology, 27(6): 325-329 (2015)
  11. P. Bridge, J. V. Trapp, L. Kastanis, D. Pack, J. C. Parker, “A virtual environment for medical radiation collaborative learning“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(2): 369-374 (2015)
  12. T. Kairn, P. H. Charles, G. Cranmer-Sargison, S. B. Crowe, C. M. Langton, D. I. Thwaites, J. V. Trapp, “Clinical use of diodes and micro-chambers to obtain accurate small field output factor measurements”, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(2): 357-367 (2015)
  13. T. Kairn, A. Asena, P. H. Charles, B. Hill, C. M. Langton, N. D. Middlebrook, R. Moylan, J. V. Trapp, “Field size consistency of nominally matched linacs“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(2): 289-297 (2015)
  14. R. Nelligan, M. Bailey, T. Tran, Z. Baldwin, “ACPSEM ROSG TBI working group recommendations for quality assurance in total body irradiation“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(2): 205-215 (2015)
  15. L. Yu, C. M. Poole, C. M. Lancaster, S. R. Sylvander, “Towards online patient imaging during helical radiotherapy“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(1): 119-128 (2015)
  16. V. Moutrie, T. Kairn, A. Rosenfeld, P. H. Charles, “Use of a megavoltage electronic portal imaging device to identify prosthetic materials”, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(1): 93-100 (2015)
  17. R. L. Smith, V. Panettieri, C. Lancaster, N. Mason, R. D. Franich, J. L. Millar, “The influence of the dwell time deviation constraint (DTDC) parameter on dosimetry with IPSA optimisation for HDR prostate brachytherapy“, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(1): 55-61 (2015)
  18. Z. R. Moutrie, C. M. Lancaster, L. Yu, “First experiences in using a dose control system on a TomoTherapy Hi·Art II“, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 16(3): 277-284 (2015)
  19. A. Asena, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, J. V. Trapp, “Establishing the impact of temporary tissue expanders on electron and photon beam dose distributions”, Physica Medica, 31(3): 281-285 (2015)
  20. S. B. Crowe, T. Kairn, N. Middlebrook, B. Sutherland, B. Hill, J. Kenny, C. M. Langton, J. V. Trapp, “Examination of the properties of IMRT and VMAT beams and evaluation against pre-treatment quality assurance results”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(6): 2587-2601 (2015)
  21. S. Nilsson, Z. Moutrie, R. Cheuk, P. Chan, C. Lancaster, T. Markwell, J. Dawes, P. Back, “A unique approach to high-dose-rate vaginal mold brachytherapy of gynecologic malignancies“, Brachytherapy 14(2): 267-272.
  22. T. Deegan, R. Owen, T. Holt, A. Fielding, J. Biggs, M. Parfitt, A. Coates, L. Roberts, “Assessment of cone beam CT registration for prostate radiation therapy: Fiducial marker and soft tissue methods“, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 59(1): 91-98 (2015)
  23. F. Z. Ahmed, J. James, D. Tout, P. Arumugam, M. Mamas, A. M. Zaidi, “Metal artefact reduction algorithms prevent false positive results when assessing patients for cardiac implantable electronic device infection“, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 22(1): 219-220 (2015)
  24. F. Z. Ahmed, J. James, C. Cunnington, M. Motwani, C. Fullwood, J. Hooper, P. Burns, A. Qamruddin, G. Al-Bahrani, I. Armstrong, D. Tout, B. Clarke, J. A. T. Sandoe, P. Arumugam, M. A. Mamas, A. M. Zaidi, “Early diagnosis of cardiac implantable electronic device generator pocket infection using 18F-FDG-PET/CT“, European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging 16(5): 521-530 (2015)
  25. T. Kairn, M. B. Kakakhel, H. Johnston, A. Jirasek, J. V. Trapp, “Assessment of the effects of CT dose in averaged x-ray CT images of a dose-sensitive polymer gel”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573: 012075 (2015)
  26. S. T. Smith, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, A. Asena, J. V. Trapp, “Characterisation of the half-field beam penumbra for a variety of blocking set-ups”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573: 012073 (2015)
  27. A. Asena, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, J. V. Trapp, “Photon beam dose distributions for patients with implanted temporary tissue expanders”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573: 012062 (2015)
  28. A. Asena, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, S. T. Smith, J. V. Trapp, “PAGAT gel dosimeters for dose distribution measurements in the vicinity of high-density implants: A preliminary study”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573: 012061 (2015)
  29. S. T. Smith, K. S. Masters, K. Hosokawa, J. Blinco, S. B. Crowe, T. Kairn, J. V. Trapp, “A reduction of diffusion in PVA Fricke hydrogels”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 573: 012046 (2015)

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