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Cem Mustafa Altunbas

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-RADONC General Operations

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    R21CA198462     (ALTUNBAS, CEM)Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2018
    A dedicated two dimensional antiscatter grid for CBCT in radiation therapy
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Forghani F, Mahl A, Patton TJ, Jones BL, Borden MA, Westerly DC, Altunbas C, Miften M, Thomas DH. Simulation of X-ray induced acoustic imaging for absolute dosimetry: accuracy of image reconstruction methods. Med Phys. 2019 Dec 11. PMID: 31828781.
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    2. Altunbas C, Alexeev T, Miften M, Kavanagh B. Effect of grid geometry on the transmission properties of 2D grids for flat detectors in CBCT. Phys Med Biol. 2019 Nov 15; 64(22):225006. PMID: 31585444.
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    3. Alexeev T, Kavanagh B, Miften M, Altunbas C. A novel total variation based ring artifact suppression method for CBCT imaging with two-dimensional antiscatter grids. Med Phys. 2019 May; 46(5):2181-2193. PMID: 30802970.
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    4. Alexeev T, Kavanagh B, Miften M, Altunbas C. Two-dimensional antiscatter grid: A novel scatter rejection device for Cone-beam computed tomography. Med Phys. 2018 Feb; 45(2):529-534. PMID: 29235120.
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    5. Altunbas C, Kavanagh B, Alexeev T, Miften M. Transmission characteristics of a two dimensional antiscatter grid prototype for CBCT. Med Phys. 2017 Aug; 44(8):3952-3964. PMID: 28513847.
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    6. Amini A, DeWitt PE, Vinogradskiy Y, Rusthoven CG, Altunbas C, Schefter TE, Fisher CM. Should we customize PTV expansions for BMI? Daily cone beam computerized tomography to assess organ motion in postoperative endometrial and cervical cancer patients. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2016 May-Jun; 21(3):195-200. PMID: 27601950.
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    7. Gan GN, Altunbas C, Morton JJ, Eagles J, Backus J, Dzingle W, Raben D, Jimeno A. Radiation dose uncertainty and correction for a mouse orthotopic and xenograft irradiation model. Int J Radiat Biol. 2016; 92(1):50-6. PMID: 26689828.
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    8. Gan GN, Eagles J, Keysar SB, Wang G, Glogowska MJ, Altunbas C, Anderson RT, Le PN, Morton JJ, Frederick B, Raben D, Wang XJ, Jimeno A. Hedgehog signaling drives radioresistance and stroma-driven tumor repopulation in head and neck squamous cancers. Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 01; 74(23):7024-36. PMID: 25297633.
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    9. Altunbas C, Lai CJ, Zhong Y, Shaw CC. Reduction of ring artifacts in CBCT: detection and correction of pixel gain variations in flat panel detectors. Med Phys. 2014 Sep; 41(9):091913. PMID: 25186400.
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    10. Altunbas C, Howells C, Proper M, Reddy K, Gan G, DeWitt P, Kavanagh B, Schefter T, Miften M. Evaluation of threshold and gradient based (18)F-fluoro-deoxy-2-glucose hybrid positron emission tomographic image segmentation methods for liver tumor delineation. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 4(4):217-25. PMID: 25012829.
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    11. Altunbas C, Kavanagh B, Dzingle W, Stuhr K, Gaspar L, Miften M. Dosimetric errors during treatment of centrally located lung tumors with stereotactic body radiation therapy: Monte Carlo evaluation of tissue inhomogeneity corrections. Med Dosim. 2013; 38(4):436-41. PMID: 24119416.
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    12. Glide-Hurst C, Bellon M, Foster R, Altunbas C, Speiser M, Altman M, Westerly D, Wen N, Zhao B, Miften M, Chetty IJ, Solberg T. Commissioning of the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator: a multi-institutional study. Med Phys. 2013 Mar; 40(3):031719. PMID: 23464314.
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    13. Altunbas C, Hankinson TC, Miften M, Tello T, Plimpton SR, Stuhr K, Liu AK. Rotational setup errors in pediatric stereotactic radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jul-Sep; 3(3):194-198. PMID: 24674364.
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    14. Jones B, Altunbas C, Kavanagh B, Miften M. WE-G-217BCD-08: Image Quality Effects of Dynamic Iodine Concentrations for Contrast-Enhanced Cone-Beam CT. Med Phys. 2012 Jun; 39(6Part28):3974. PMID: 28519608.
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    15. Altunbas C, Miften M, Hankinson T, Tello T, Liu A. SU-E-J-38: Rotational Setup Errors in Pediatric Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy for Intracranial Tumors. Med Phys. 2012 Jun; 39(6Part6):3660-3661. PMID: 28517559.
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