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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. 2017 American Brachytherapy Society's Annual Meeting Report
  2. Bending the slope of the brachytherapy curve: Magnetic resonance imaging-assisted radiosurgery for the treatment of prostate cancer
  3. Use of magnetic resonance imaging 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
  4. Magnetic resonance imaging basics for the prostate brachytherapist
  5. Clinical transition to model-based dose calculation algorithm: A retrospective analysis of high-dose-rate tandem and ring brachytherapy of the cervix
  6. Intraoperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy: An American Brachytherapy Society consensus report
  7. Biochemical control and toxicity for favorable- and intermediate-risk patients using real-time intraoperative inverse optimization prostate seed implant: Less is more!
  8. Effects of image noise, respiratory motion, and motion compensation on 3D activity quantification in count-limited PET images
  9. The American College of Radiology and the American Brachytherapy Society practice parameter for the performance of radionuclide-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy
  10. A generic TG-186 shielded applicator for commissioning model-based dose calculation algorithms for high-dose-rate192Ir brachytherapy
  11. Selective Internal Radiation Therapy With Yttrium-90 Glass Microspheres: Biases and Uncertainties in Absorbed Dose Calculations Between Clinical Dosimetry Models
  12. A brachytherapy photon radiation quality index QBTfor probe-type dosimetry
  13. Evaluation of a deterministic grid-based Boltzmann solver (GBBS) for voxel-level absorbed dose calculations in nuclear medicine
  14. Technical Note: Dosimetry of Leipzig and Valencia applicators without the plastic cap
  15. Learning anatomy changes from patient populations to create artificial CT images for voxel-level validation of deformable image registration
  16. Learning anatomy changes from patient populations to create artificial CT images for voxel-level validation of deformable image registration
  17. Comparing voxel-based absorbed dosimetry methods in tumors, liver, lung, and at the liver-lung interface for 90Y microsphere selective internal radiation therapy
  18. A generic high-dose rate <sup>192</sup>Ir brachytherapy source for evaluation of model-based dose calculations beyond the TG-43 formalism
  19. Physics of intraoperative radiotherapy for the breast
  20. A choice of radionuclide: Comparative outcomes and toxicity of ruthenium-106 and iodine-125 in the definitive treatment of uveal melanoma