OUR PUBLICATIONS

You can download the below publications in pdf format by clicking on the corresponding title.

(Downloading should be the easy part. Then comes the actual reading...)

You can also find us on ResearchGate.

Implementing stereotactic rapidarc treatments into clinical routine: from algorithm configuration to treatment validation.

Van Esch A, Sergent F, Basta K, Bertrand P, Corbice C, Fontaine E, Hambach L, Blavier A, Clermont C, Huyskens DP.

Med Phys Int. 2017; 5(1): 95-116.

 

The Octavius1500 2D ion chamber array and its associated phantoms: dosimetric characterization of a new prototype.

Van Esch A, Basta K, Evrard M, Ghislain M, Sergent F, Huyskens DP.

Med Phys. 2014 Sep;41(9):091708. doi: 10.1118/1.4892178.

 

Optimized Varian aSi portal dosimetry: development of datasets for collective use.

Van Esch A, Huyskens DP, Hirschi L, Baltes C.

J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2013 Nov 4;14(6):4286. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v14i6.4286.

The above described pre-configured package is available on myVarian.com for the aS1000 panel. It has also been made for the aS1200 Imager panel (TrueBeam). While the latter is not yet available on myVarian.com, it can be downloaded by the desperate physicist here (DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28143.28323).

 

Implementing RapidArc into clinical routine: a comprehensive program from machine QA to TPS validation and patient QA.

Van Esch A, Huyskens DP, Behrens CF, Samsoe E, Sjolin M, Bjelkengren U, Sjostrom D, Clermont C, Hambach L, Sergent F.

Med Phys. 2011 Sep;38(9):5146-66. doi: 10.1118/1.3622672.

 

Practical guidelines for routine intensity-modulated radiotherapy verification: pre-treatment verification with portal dosimetry and treatment verification with in vivo dosimetry.
Vinall A J, Williams A J, Currie V E, Van Esch A, Huyskens D.

British Journal of Radiology 2010 Nov 83, 949-957

On-line quality assurance of rotational radiotherapy treatment delivery by means of a 2D ion chamber array and the Octavius phantom.

Van Esch A, Clermont C, Devillers M, Iori M, Huyskens DP.

Med Phys. 2007 Oct;34(10):3825-37.

 

Testing of the analytical anisotropic algorithm for photon dose calculation.

Van Esch A, Tillikainen L, Pyykkonen J, Tenhunen M, Helminen H, Siljamäki S, Alakuijala J, Paiusco M, Lori M, Huyskens DP.

Med Phys. 2006 Nov;33(11):4130-48.

 

The use of an aSi-based EPID for routine absolute dosimetric pre-treatment verification of dynamic IMRT fields.

Van Esch A, Depuydt T, Huyskens DP.

Radiother Oncol. 2004 May;71(2):223-34.

 

Acceptance tests and quality control (QC) procedures for the clinical implementation of intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) using inverse planning and the sliding window technique: experience from five radiotherapy departments.

Van Esch A, Bohsung J, Sorvari P, Tenhunen M, Paiusco M, Iori M, Engström P, Nyström H, Huyskens DP.

Radiother Oncol. 2002 Oct;65(1):53-70.

A quantitative evaluation of IMRT dose distributions: refinement and clinical assessment of the gamma evaluation.
Depuydt T, Van Esch A, Huyskens DP.

Radiother Oncol. 2002, 62:309-319

 

Pre-treatment dosimetric verifcation by means of a liquid-filled electronic portal imaging device during dynamic delivery of intensity modulated treatment fields.

Van Esch A, Vanstraelen B, Verstraete J, Kutcher G, Huyskens DP.

Radiother Oncol. 2001, 60: 181-190

 

Quality assurance in radiotherapy by identifying standards and monitoring treatment preparation.

Van Esch A, Bogaerts R, Kutcher G, Huyskens DP

Radiother Oncol. 2000, 56: 109-115

 

A qualitative and a quantitative analysis of an auto-segmentation module for prostate cancer.

Huyskens DP, Maingon P, Vanuytsel L, Remouchamps V, Roques T, Dubray B, Haas B, Kunz P, Coradi T, Bühlman R, Reddick R, Van Esch A, Salamon E.

Radiother Oncol. 2009 Mar;90(3):337-45. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2008.08.007

Spectacular

achievement

is always preceded by

unspectacular

preparation.

Robert H. Schuller