Publications in 2017

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 2017. It is presented in order of date of print.

  1. BOOK CHAPTER: T. Kairn, “Intensity-modulated radiotherapy and volumetric-modulated arc therapy”, in I. Das (ed), Radiochromic Film: Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA (2017)
  2. BOOK CHAPTER: T. Kairn, J. Lehmann, S. Crowe, J. E. Lye, P. Alvarez, D. Followill, T. Kron, “Postal and clinical trial dosimetry”, in I. Das (ed), Radiochromic Film: Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA (2017)
  3. INVITED EDITORIAL: S. Crowe, T. Kairn, “Medical physics publishing in a changing research environment: The Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine 40th anniversary editorial”, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine 40(4): 771-776 (2017)
  4. T. Aland, E. Jhala, T. Kairn, J. Trapp, “Film dosimetry using a smart device camera: a feasibility study for point dose measurements”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 62(20): N506-N515 (2017)
  5. R. Fitzgerald, R. Owen, C. Hargrave, D. Pryor, M. Lehmann, A. Bernard, T. Mai, V. Seshadri, A. Fielding, “A Comparison of Non-coplanar Three-dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, and Volumetric Modulated Radiation Therapy for the Delivery of Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy to Peripheral Lung Cancer”, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences48(4): 360-369 (2017)
  6. B. Perrett, P. Charles, T. Markwell, T. Kairn, S. Crowe, “Feasibility of 3D printed air slab diode caps for small field dosimetry”, Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine40(3): 631-642 (2017)
  7. D. Binny, C. M. Lancaster, J. V. Trapp, S. B. Crowe, “Statistical Process Control and verifying positional accuracy of a cobra motion couch using step-wedge quality assurance tool”, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 18(5): 70-79 (2017)
  8. S. K. Nabankema, S. M. Jafari, S. C. Peet, D. Binny, S. R. Sylvander, S. B. Crowe, “Wearable glass beads for in vivo dosimetry of total skin electron irradiation treatments”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry140: 314-318 (2017)
  9. N. D. Middlebrook, B. Sutherland, T. Kairn, “Optimization of the dosimetric leaf gap for use in planning VMAT treatments of spine SABR cases”, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 18(4): 133-139 (2017)
  10. S. Zolfaghari, K. Francis, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, “Commissioning a hobby cutting device for radiochromic film preparation”, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 40(2): 449-453 (2017)
  11. P. Bridge, A. Fielding, P. Rowntree, A. Pullar, “Qualitative Evaluation of a Novel 3D Volumetric Radiotherapy Segmentation Tool”, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences48(2): 178-183 (2017)
  12. O. L. Dancewicz, S. R. Sylvander, T. S. Markwell, S. B. Crowe, J. V. Trapp, “Radiological properties of 3D printed materials in kilovoltage and megavoltage photon beams”, Physica Medica, 38: 111-118 (2017)
  13. D. Binny, E. Mezzenga, C. M. Lancaster, J. V. Trapp, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, “Investigating output and energy variations and their relationship to delivery QA results using Statistical Process Control for helical tomotherapy”, Physica Medica, 38: 105-110 (2017)
  14. T. Kairn, A. Asena, S. B. Crowe, A. Livingstone, D. Papworth, S. Smith, B. Sutherland, S. Sylvander, R. D. Franich, J. V. Trapp, “Can a commercial gel dosimetry system be used to verify stereotactic spinal radiotherapy treatment dose distributions?”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series847: 012071 (2017)
  15. A. Asena, S. T. Smith, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, R. D. Franich, J. V. Trapp “Reduction of artefacts caused by missing ray-sum data in optical-CT imaging of implants in gel dosimeters”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series847: 012070 (2017)
  16. E. S. F. Liu, V. W. C. Wu, B. Harris, M. Foote, M. Lehman, L. W. C. Chan, “Vector-model-supported optimization in volumetric-modulated arc stereotactic radiotherapy planning for brain metastasis”, Medical Dosimetry, 42(2): 85-89 (2017)
  17. E. S. F. Liu, V. W. C. Wu, B. Harris, M. Lehman, D. Pryor, L. W. C. Chan, “Vector-model-supported approach in prostate plan optimization”, Medical Dosimetry, 42(2): 79-84 (2017)
  18. A. Asena, S. T. Smith, T. Kairn, S. B. Crowe, K. Hosokawa, S. R. Sylvander, J. V. Trapp, “Dose distributions in the vicinity of high-density implants using 3D gel dosimeters”, Medical Physics, 44(4): 1545-1551 (2017)
  19. M. B. Kakakhel, A. Jirasek, H. Johnston, T. Kairn, J. V. Trapp, “Improving the quality of reconstructed X-ray CT images of polymer gel dosimeters: zero-scan coupled with adaptive mean filtering”, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine40(1): 159-165 (2017)
  20. C. Chamunyonga, S. Crowe, J. Burbery, “Review of the clinical benefits and implementation of peer review of treatment plans in undergraduate medical dosimetry and radiation therapy training”, Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 16(1): 85-91 (2017)

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