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Highlighted Publications

Stauffer PR, Snow BW, Rodrigues DB, Salahi S, Oliveira TR, Reudink D & Maccarini PF. Non-invasive measurement of brain temperature with microwave radiometry: Demonstration in a head phantom and clinical case. Neuroradiol J, 27, 3-12, 2014.

Stauffer PR, Maccarini P, Arunachalam K, Craciunescu O, Diederich C, Juang T, Rossetto F, Schlorff J, Milligan A, Hsu J, et al.. Conformal microwave array (CMA) applicators for hyperthermia of diffuse chest wall recurrence. Int J Hyperthermia, 26, 686-98, 2010.

Stauffer PR. Evolving technology for thermal therapy of cancer. Int J Hyperthermia, 21, 731-44, 2005. 

Sneed PK, Stauffer PR, Mcdermott MW, Diederich CJ, Lamborn KR, Prados MD, et al.   Survival benefit of hyperthermia in a prospective randomized trial of brachytherapy boost +/- hyperthermia for glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 40, 287-95, 1998.

Stauffer PR, Sneed PK, Hashemi H & Phillips TL. Practical induction heating coil designs for clinical hyperthermia with ferromagnetic implants. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 41, 17-28, 1994.

Recent Publications

Quality assurance guidelines for superficial hyperthermia clinical trials: I. Clinical requirements

Quality assurance guidelines for superficial hyperthermia clinical trials: II. Technical requirements for heating devices | Leitlinien zur Qualitätssicherung der lokalen Hyperthermie in klinischen Studien: II. Technische Anforderungen an Heizgeräte

Oncologic applications of magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound

Using a conformal water bolus to adjust heating patterns of microwave waveguide applicators

Monitoring brown fat metabolic activity using microwave radiometry: Antenna design and frequency selection

Utility of microwave radiometry for diagnostic and therapeutic applications of non-invasive temperature monitoring

Novel microwave applicators based on zero-order mode resonance for hyperthermia treatment of cancer

Numerical investigation of novel microwave applicators based on zero-order mode resonance for hyperthermia treatment of cancer

Overview of bladder heating technology: matching capabilities with clinical requirements

Thermal dosimetry for bladder hyperthermia treatment. An overview

Metamaterial antenna arrays for improved uniformity of microwave hyperthermia treatments

A novel compact microwave radiometric sensor to noninvasively track deep tissue thermal profiles

Current state of the art of regional hyperthermia treatment planning: A review

Optimization of chest wall hyperthermia treatment using a virtual human chest model

Focused ultrasound for treatment of bone tumours

Salvage brachytherapy in combination with interstitial hyperthermia for locally recurrent prostate carcinoma following external beam radiation therapy: A prospective phase II study

Hyperthermia Therapy for Cancer

Components of a hyperthermia clinic: Recommendations for staffing, equipment, and treatment monitoring

Hyperthermia, radiation and chemotherapy: The role of heat in multidisciplinary cancer care

A pilot clinical trial of intravesical mitomycin-C and external deep pelvic hyperthermia for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer