Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Technical Note: An open source solution for improving TG-263 complianceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:163-165. 2019
2019 Assessing the feasibility of single target radiosurgery quality assurance with portal dosimetryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:135-140. 2019
2019 Stereotactic radiosurgery with MLC-defined arcs: Verification of dosimetry, spatial accuracy, and end-to-end testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:84-98. 2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective TrialAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  4:90-95. 2019
2019 Using a whiteboard web application for tracking treatment workflow metrics for dosimetrists and physiciansMedical Dosimetry2019
2018 Brain dosimetry from locally advanced head and neck cancer radiotherapy: implications for neurocognitive outcomes researchActa Oncologica.  57:1589-1592. 2018
2017 Subcutaneous adipose tissue characteristics and the risk of biochemical recurrence in men with high-risk prostate cancerUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.  35:663.e15-663.e21. 2017
2017 A priori patient-specific collision avoidance in radiotherapy using consumer grade depth cameras:Medical Physics.  44:3430-3436. 2017
2017 CT measures of bone mineral density and muscle mass can Be used to predict noncancer death in men with prostate cancerRadiology.  282:475-483. 2017
2017 Model for Estimating Power and Downtime Effects on Teletherapy Units in Low-Resource SettingsJournal of Global Oncology.  JGO. 2016.005306-JGO. 2016.005306. 2017
2016 Combining Computed Tomography-Based Bone Density Assessment with FRAX Screening in Men with Prostate CancerJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  19:430-435. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 CT Measures of Bone Mineral Density and Muscle Mass Can Be Used to Predict Noncancer Death in Men with Prostate CancerRadiology.  160626-160626. 2016
2015 Increased radiation dose heterogeneity within the prostate predisposes to urethral strictures in patients receiving moderately hypofractionated prostate radiation therapyPractical Radiation Oncology.  5:338-342. 2015
2014 Different rectal toxicity tolerance with and without simultaneous conventionally-fractionated pelvic lymph node treatment in patients receiving hypofractionated prostate radiotherapyRadiation Oncology.  9. 2014
2012 3T magnetic resonance imaging accurately depicts radiofrequency ablation zones in a blood-perfused bovine liver modelJVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  23:801-808. 2012
2011 In vitro blood-perfused bovine liver model: A physiologic model for evaluation of the performance of radiofrequency ablation devicesJVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  22:1478-1483. 2011
2011 Common and rare collateral pathways in aortoiliac occlusive disease: A pictorial essayAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  197. 2011
2010 High-fidelity computer models for prospective treatment planning of radiofrequency ablation with in vitro experimental correlationJVIR: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  21:1725-1732. 2010
2009 Uterine artery embolization for menorrhagiaJournal of Supportive Oncology.  7:47-50. 2009
2006 Routine testing of magnetic field homogeneity on clinical MRI systemsMedical Physics.  33:4299-4299. 2006

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Consumer grade cameras and other approaches to surface imaging 2020
2018 DICOM Basics 2018
2018 Daemons : A tour through Varian’s DICOM API 2018

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University of Texas System : San Antonio 2008
  • Full Name

  • Rex Cardan