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Firas Mourtada, MSE, PhD, DABR

Contact Dr. Mourtada

4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Radiation Oncology, Suite 1110
Newark, DE 19713

(302) 623-4691
(302) 623-4869 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Clinical transition to model-based dose calculation algorithm: A retrospective analysis of high-dose-rate tandem and ring brachytherapy of the cervix
  2. Intraoperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy: An American Brachytherapy Society consensus report
  3. Biochemical control and toxicity for favorable- and intermediate-risk patients using real-time intraoperative inverse optimization prostate seed implant: Less is more!
  4. Use of MRI in low-dose-rate and high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy from diagnosis to treatment assessment: Defining the knowledge gaps, technical challenges, and barriers to implementation
  5. Effects of image noise, respiratory motion, and motion compensation on 3D activity quantification in count-limited PET images
  6. Bending the slope of the brachytherapy curve: MRI-assisted radiosurgery for the treatment of prostate cancer
  7. The American College of Radiology and the American Brachytherapy Society practice parameter for the performance of radionuclide-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy
  8. Magnetic resonance imaging basics for the prostate brachytherapist
  9. Selective Internal Radiation Therapy With Yttrium-90 Glass Microspheres: Biases and Uncertainties in Absorbed Dose Calculations Between Clinical Dosimetry Models
  10. A brachytherapy photon radiation quality index QBT for probe-type dosimetry
  11. Evaluation of a deterministic grid-based Boltzmann solver (GBBS) for voxel-level absorbed dose calculations in nuclear medicine
  12. Technical Note: Dosimetry of Leipzig and Valencia applicators without the plastic cap
  13. Learning anatomy changes from patient populations to create artificial CT images for voxel-level validation of deformable image registration
  14. Learning anatomy changes from patient populations to create artificial CT images for voxel-level validation of deformable image registration
  15. Comparing voxel-based absorbed dosimetry methods in tumors, liver, lung, and at the liver-lung interface for 90Y microsphere selective internal radiation therapy
  16. A generic high-dose rate <sup>192</sup>Ir brachytherapy source for evaluation of model-based dose calculations beyond the TG-43 formalism
  17. Physics of intraoperative radiotherapy for the breast
  18. A choice of radionuclide: Comparative outcomes and toxicity of ruthenium-106 and iodine-125 in the definitive treatment of uveal melanoma
  19. Dosimetric influence of seed spacers and end-weld thickness for permanent prostate brachytherapy
  20. Disease control and toxicity outcomes using ruthenium eye plaque brachytherapy in the treatment of uveal melanoma