Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 The virtual cone: A novel technique to generate spherical dose distributions using a multileaf collimator and standardized control-point sequence for small target radiation surgery.Advances in Radiation Oncology.  3:421-430. 2018
2018 Use of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields for the treatment of cancerFrontiers in Bioscience.  23:284-297. 2018
2016 Image-guided prostate brachytherapy should be MRI-based.Medical Physics.  43:6213. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgery*.Journal 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 radiosurgery().Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2014 End-to-end test of spatial accuracy in Gamma Knife treatments for trigeminal neuralgia.Medical Physics.  41:111703. 2014
2014 Beam geometry selection using sequential beam addition.Medical Physics.  41:051713. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system tests.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:4583. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:327-336. 2014
2013 Targeted treatment of cancer with radiofrequency electromagnetic fields amplitude-modulated at tumor-specific frequencies.Chinese Journal of Cancer.  32:573-581. 2013
2013 In regard to Anscher.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  85:1156. 2013
2012 SU-E-T-538: Evaluation of IMRT Dose Calculation Based on Pencil-Beam and AAA Algorithms.Medical Physics.  39:3829. 2012
2012 SU-E-T-631: Beam Geometry Selection Using Sequential Beam Addition.Medical Physics.  39:3851. 2012
2012 Cancer cell proliferation is inhibited by specific modulation frequencies.British Journal of Cancer.  106:307-313. 2012
2011 Dynamic MLC leaf sequencing for integrated linear accelerator control systems.Medical Physics.  38:6039-6045. 2011
2011 Treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with very low levels of amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields.British Journal of Cancer.  105:640-648. 2011
2010 RapidArc radiation therapy: first year experience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  77:932-941. 2010
2009 Erratum: Analytic solution for source distributions in brachytherapy to obtain uniform dose rates in spherical tumor models (Physics in Medicine and Biology (2007) 52 (5871-5879))Physics in Medicine and Biology.  54:5661. 2009
2009 Bi- and tri-exponential fitting to TG-43 radial dose functions of brachytherapy sources based on a genetic algorithm.Brachytherapy.  8:361-366. 2009
2009 Performance of a commercial Macro Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithm for determining output factors of clinical electron fields.Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  8:307-314. 2009
2009 Development of an accelerated GVF semi-automatic contouring algorithm for radiotherapy treatment planning.Computers in Biology and Medicine.  39:650-656. 2009
2009 Dose optimization of breast balloon brachytherapy using a stepping 192Ir HDR source.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  10:2903. 2009
2009 Dose optimization of breast balloon brachytherapy using a stepping 192Ir HDR sourceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  10:90-102. 2009
2007 Medical physicists should seek employment elsewhere when resources are insufficient for quality patient care.Medical Physics.  34:4073-4075. 2007
2007 Point/counterpoint. Medical physicists should seek employment elsewhere when resources are insufficient for quality patient care.Medical Physics.  34:4073-4075. 2007
2007 A device for precision positioning and alignment of room lasers to diminish their contribution to patient setup errors.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  8:2398. 2007
2007 Analytic solution for source distributions in brachytherapy to obtain uniform dose rates in spherical tumor models.Physics in Medicine and Biology.  52:5871-5879. 2007
2007 Effect of beam number on organ-at-risk sparing in dynamic multileaf collimator delivery of intensity modulated radiation therapy.Medical Physics.  34:3752-3759. 2007
2007 A device for precision positioning and alignment of room lasers to diminish their contribution to patient setup errorsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  8:45-53. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐J‐78: 3‐D Target Localization at the End of Expiration Prior to Respiration‐Gated Radiotherapy TreatmentMedical Physics.  34:2386. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐372: Registration of Frameless High‐Field MRI to Low‐Field Frame‐Based MRI Images in Leksell Gamma‐Knife (LGK) RadiosurgeryMedical Physics.  34:2487. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐426: Treatment Planning Comparison of Dynamic Multileaf Collimation and Helical Tomotherapy for Spinal Cord Sparing in Head and Neck Re‐IrradiationMedical Physics.  34:2499-2500. 2007
2007 TH‐C‐AUD‐03: Impact of Respiratory Motion On Helical Tomotherapy Dose Delivery: A Phantom Study with 3‐D Volumetric Dose MeasurementsMedical Physics.  34:2626-2627. 2007
2006 Use of a multileaf collimator to increase the field width achievable with a dynamic wedge.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  7:35-42. 2006
2006 Comprehensive evaluation of a commercial macro Monte Carlo electron dose calculation implementation using a standard verification data set.Medical Physics.  33:1540-1551. 2006
2006 Dosimetric and radiobiological impact of dose fractionation on respiratory motion induced IMRT delivery errors: a volumetric dose measurement study.Medical Physics.  33:1380-1387. 2006
2006 Implementation of talairach atlas based automated brain segmentation for radiation therapy dosimetry.Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  5:15-21. 2006
2005 Simultaneous optimization of sequential IMRT plans.Medical Physics.  32:3257-3266. 2005
2005 Monte Carlo techniques for scattering foil design and dosimetry in total skin electron irradiations.Medical Physics.  32:1460-1468. 2005
2005 Monte Carlo techniques for scattering foil design and dosimetry in total skin electron irradiations.Medical Physics.  32:1460-1468. 2005
2005 Testicular uptake and radiation dose in patients receiving Zevalin and Pretarget CC49Fusion protein.Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals.  20:110-118. 2005
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurements.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 SU‐EE‐A1‐04: Integrated Complementary IMRT Combined with Image‐Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Cancers of the Uterine CervixMedical Physics.  32:1902. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐J‐123: Residual Tumor Motion in Respiratory Gated CT Treatment PlaningMedical Physics.  32:1948. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐281: Accuracy of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm for Determination of In‐Water Output Factors of Clinical Electron Field ShapesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐282: Beam Modifier Design for Total Skin Electron Irradiations Using Monte Carlo TechniquesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐288: Evaluation of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Electron Dose Calculation AlgorithmMedical Physics.  32:2016. 2005
2005 TU‐C‐P‐618‐02: Part II: Practical Implementation Issues: Panel DiscussionMedical Physics.  32:2086. 2005
2004 A dynamic supraclavicular field-matching technique for head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRT.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:959-972. 2004
2004 Dose errors due to inhomogeneities in balloon catheter brachytherapy for breast cancer.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:672-677. 2004
2004 Attenuation of intracavitary applicators in 192Ir-HDR brachytherapy.Medical Physics.  31:2097-2106. 2004
2004 Benchmark of PENELOPE code for low-energy photon transport: dose comparisons with MCNP4 and EGS4.Physics in Medicine and Biology.  49:387-397. 2004
2004 IMRT may be used to excess because of its higher reimbursement from Medicare. Against the proposition.Medical Physics.  31:2-3. 2004
2004 IMRT may be used to excess because of its higher reimbursement from Medicare. Against the proposition.Medical Physics.  31:2-3. 2004
2003 Validation of target volume and position in respiratory gated CT planning and treatment.Medical Physics.  30:3196-3205. 2003
2003 Custom step wedge blocking using dynamic multileaf collimation for parametrial pelvic boost irradiation following brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervix.Medical Physics.  30:2699-2702. 2003
2003 Dosimetric effect of respiration-gated beam on IMRT delivery.Medical Physics.  30:2241-2252. 2003
2003 Comparison of methods for predicting myelotoxicity for non-marrow targeting I-131-antibody therapy.Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals.  18:209-215. 2003
2002 Assaying 192Ir line sources using a standard length well chamber.Medical Physics.  29:2692-2697. 2002
2002 Model prediction of treatment planning for dose-fractionated radioimmunotherapy.Cancer.  94:1264-1269. 2002
2002 Postoperative intravaginal brachytherapy for endometrial cancer; dosimetric analysis of vaginal colpostats and cylinder applicators.Brachytherapy.  1:138-144. 2002
2001 Effect of Foley catheters on seed positions and urethral dose in (125)I and (103)Pd prostate implants.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  49:1461-1468. 2001
2001 Real-time monitoring and verification of in vivo high dose rate brachytherapy using a pinhole camera.Medical Physics.  28:167-173. 2001
2001 A self-correcting method for improving the precision of beam blocks.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  2:106-113. 2001
2001 Medical physics committeeInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  51:96-102. 2001
2001 Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. Research Plan 2002-2006. Medical Physics Committee.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  51:96-102. 2001
2000 In vivo urethral dose measurements: a method to verify high dose rate prostate treatments.Medical Physics.  27:2297-2301. 2000
1997 Quality assurance system to correct for errors arising from couch rotation in linac-based stereotactic radiosurgery.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  38:883-890. 1997
1994 A clinically practical electron cone for the treatment of head and neck cancer.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  28:1025-1028. 1994
1991 Expedient set-up of tangential breast fields with a simple gantry attachment.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  21:1073-1083. 1991
1991 Three-port perineal sparing technique.Radiology.  180:563-566. 1991
1991 Pharmacokinetics, immune response, and biodistribution of iodine-131-labeled chimeric mouse/human IgG1,k 17-1A monoclonal antibody.Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  32:1162-1168. 1991
1991 Authors' replyInternational Journal of Hyperthermia.  7:397. 1991
1990 Preliminary studies of interstitial hyperthermia using hot water.International Journal of Hyperthermia.  6:431-444. 1990
1990 Hyperthermia of pet animal tumours with self-regulating ferromagnetic thermoseeds.International Journal of Hyperthermia.  6:117-130. 1990
1989 Ferromagnetic thermoseeds: suitable for an afterloading interstitial implant.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  17:1341-1346. 1989
1989 Practical aspects of ferromagnetic thermoseed hyperthermia.Radiologic Clinics of North America.  27:589-602. 1989
1989 Temperature distributions, microangiographic and histopathologic correlations in normal tissue heated by ferromagnetic needles.International Journal of Hyperthermia.  5:319-327. 1989
1985 Hyperthermia induction with thermally self-regulated ferromagnetic implants.Radiology.  154:243-244. 1985
1984 Local hyperthermia with interstitial techniques.Cancer Research.  44:4752s-4756s. 1984
1984 Temperature distributions in tumor models heated by self-regulating nickel-copper alloy thermoseeds.Medical Physics.  11:145-152. 1984
1984 Local hyperthermia with interstitial techniquesCancer Research.  44. 1984
1984 Usable frequencies in hyperthermia with thermal seeds.IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  31:70-75. 1984
1983 An analytic solution for the potential due to a circular parallel plate capacitorJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General.  16:2837-2841. 1983
1983 Hyperthermia with implanted electrodes: in vitro and in vivo correlations.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  9:373-382. 1983
1983 Steady-state temperature solution for the Joule heating of a conducting mediumAmerican Journal of Physics.  51:1043-1045. 1983
1983 Temperature distributions in hyperthermia by electromagnetic induction: a theoretical model for the thorax.Medical Physics.  10:57-65. 1983
1982 Hyperthermia considerations for a conducting cylinder heated by an oscillating electric field applied parallel to the cylinder axis.Medical Physics.  9:746-748. 1982
1982 Error sources affecting thermocouple thermometry in RF electromagnetic fields.The Journal of microwave power.  17:17-28. 1982
1981 Erratum: Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currents. (Electron. Lett. (1980) 16(10) (358–359) (10.1049/el:19800255 ))Electronics Letters.  17:674. 1981
1981 A practical system for clinical radiofrequency hyperthermia.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  7:423-430. 1981
1981 Hyperthermia with implanted electrodes.Medical Physics.  8:79-84. 1981
1980 A source of thermocouple error in radiofrequency electric fieldsElectronics Letters.  16:853-854. 1980
1980 Reply: Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currentsElectronics Letters.  16:790-791. 1980
1980 Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currentsElectronics Letters.  16:358-359. 1980
1980 An investigation and explanation of the fall-off of x-ray tube current during an exposure.Physics in Medicine and Biology.  25:241-249. 1980
1979 The design and performance of a scanning multiple slit assembly.Medical Physics.  6:197-204. 1979
1978 The intensity of scattered radiation in mammography.Radiology.  126:243-247. 1978
1977 The effect of electron evaporation on x-ray tube currentProceedings of SPIE.  127:175-179. 1977
1977 A new type of grid.Medical Physics.  4:451-453. 1977
1977 Scanning multiple slit assembly: a practical and efficient device to reduce scatter.American Journal of Roentgenology.  129:497-501. 1977
1976 Reduction of scatter in diagnostic radiology by means of a scanning multiple slit assembly.Radiology.  120:691-694. 1976

Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2008 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • Ivan Brezovich
  • Blazerid

  • victory