Yan Yu, PhD, MBA, FAAPM, FASTRO

Yan Yu, PhD, MBA, FAAPM, FASTRO

Contact Dr. Yu

111 South 11th Street
Room G-321, Bodine Center
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8855
(215) 503-2386 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Modeling of path planning and needle steering with path tracking in anatomical soft tissues for minimally invasive surgery
  2. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Delivery in a Genetically Engineered Mouse Model of Lung Cancer
  3. 3D Dynamic Motion Planning for Robot-Assisted Cannula Flexible Needle Insertion into Soft Tissue
  4. Thermoluminescence study of Mn doped lithium tetraborate powder and pellet samples synthesized by solution combustion synthesis
  5. Automatic multi-organ segmentation of prostate magnetic resonance images using watershed and nonsubsampled contourlet transform
  6. A MRI compatible robot for breast intervention
  7. Plan quality and treatment efficiency for radiosurgery to multiple brain metastases: Non-coplanar rapidarc vs. Gamma Knife
  8. Evaluation of robotic tracking system for motion compensation in radiation therapy
  9. Closed loop control of a robot assisted smart flexible needle for percutaneous intervention
  10. Energy response of the TL detectors based on YAlO3: Mn crystals
  11. Biomaterial characteristics and application of silicone rubber and PVA hydrogels mimicked in organ groups for prostate brachytherapy
  12. X-ray Diffraction Investigations of Shape Memory NiTi Wire
  13. Development of Self-Actuating Flexible Needle System for Surgical Procedures
  14. Accurate error compensation for a MR-compatible surgical robot based on a novel kinematic calibration method
  15. A special report of current state of the medical physicist workforce - results of the 2012 ASTRO Comprehensive Workforce Study
  16. Evaluation of Elekta 4D cone beam CT-based automatic image registration for radiation treatment of lung cancer
  17. Design, analysis and control of a novel tendon-driven magnetic resonance-guided robotic system for minimally invasive breast surgery
  18. AAPM and GEC-ESTRO guidelines for image-guided robotic brachytherapy: Report of Task Group 192
  19. Experimental study of needle-tissue interaction forces: Effect of needle geometries, insertion methods and tissue characteristics
  20. Investigation into image quality and dose for different patient geometries with multiple cone-beam CT systems