Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Code Wisely: Risk assessment and mitigation for custom clinical softwareJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  22:273-279. 2021
2021 Accuracy of dose-volume metric calculation for small-volume radiosurgery targetsMedical Physics.  48:1461-1468. 2021
2021 Transition From Manual to Automated Planning and Delivery of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Clinical, Dosimetric, and Quality Assurance ResultsPractical Radiation Oncology.  11:e163-e171. 2021
2020 Technical Note: Use of automation to eliminate shift errorsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  21:192-195. 2020
2020 Using a whiteboard web application for tracking treatment workflow metrics for dosimetrists and physiciansMedical Dosimetry.  45:73-76. 2020
2019 Technical Note: An open source solution for improving TG-263 complianceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:163-165. 2019
2019 Assessing the feasibility of single target radiosurgery quality assurance with portal dosimetryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:135-140. 2019
2019 Stereotactic radiosurgery with MLC-defined arcs: Verification of dosimetry, spatial accuracy, and end-to-end testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:84-98. 2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective TrialAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  4:90-95. 2019
2018 Brain dosimetry from locally advanced head and neck cancer radiotherapy: implications for neurocognitive outcomes researchActa Oncologica.  57:1589-1592. 2018
2017 Subcutaneous adipose tissue characteristics and the risk of biochemical recurrence in men with high-risk prostate cancerUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.  35:663.e15-663.e21. 2017
2017 Model for estimating power and downtime effects on teletherapy units in low-resource settingsJournal of Global Oncology.  3:563-571. 2017
2017 A priori patient-specific collision avoidance in radiotherapy using consumer grade depth cameras:Medical Physics.  44:3430-3436. 2017
2017 CT measures of bone mineral density and muscle mass can Be used to predict noncancer death in men with prostate cancerRadiology.  282:475-483. 2017
2017 Model for Estimating Power and Downtime Effects on Teletherapy Units in Low-Resource SettingsJournal of Global Oncology.  JGO. 2016.005306-JGO. 2016.005306. 2017
2016 Combining Computed Tomography-Based Bone Density Assessment with FRAX Screening in Men with Prostate CancerJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  19:430-435. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 CT Measures of Bone Mineral Density and Muscle Mass Can Be Used to Predict Noncancer Death in Men with Prostate CancerRadiology.  160626-160626. 2016
2015 Increased radiation dose heterogeneity within the prostate predisposes to urethral strictures in patients receiving moderately hypofractionated prostate radiation therapyPractical Radiation Oncology.  5:338-342. 2015
2014 Different rectal toxicity tolerance with and without simultaneous conventionally-fractionated pelvic lymph node treatment in patients receiving hypofractionated prostate radiotherapyRadiation Oncology.  9. 2014
2012 3T magnetic resonance imaging accurately depicts radiofrequency ablation zones in a blood-perfused bovine liver model 2012
2011 In vitro blood-perfused bovine liver model: A physiologic model for evaluation of the performance of radiofrequency ablation devices 2011
2011 Common and rare collateral pathways in aortoiliac occlusive disease: A pictorial essayAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  197. 2011
2010 High-fidelity computer models for prospective treatment planning of radiofrequency ablation with in vitro experimental correlation 2010
2009 Uterine artery embolization for menorrhagia 2009
2006 Routine testing of magnetic field homogeneity on clinical MRI systemsMedical Physics.  33:4299-4299. 2006


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2020 Consumer grade cameras and other approaches to surface imaging 2020
2018 DICOM Basics 2018
2018 Daemons : A tour through Varian’s DICOM API 2018

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University of Texas System : San Antonio 2008
  • Full Name

  • Rex Cardan