Publications

2016-2020

  • Pencil beam scanning proton therapy for pediatric intracranial ependymoma Ares C, Albertini F, Frei-Welte M, et al.
    Neuro-Oncol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1007/s11060-016-2090-4
  • Four-Dimensional Dose Reconstruction for Scanned Proton Therapy Using Liver 4DCT-MRI Bernatowicz K, Peroni M, Perrin R, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.050
  • Robustness of the Voluntary Breath-Hold Approach for the Treatment of Peripheral Lung Tumors Using Hypofractionated Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy Dueck J, Knopf A, Lomax A, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.11.015
  • Respiratory motion-management in stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung cacer - A dosimetric comparison in an anthropomorphic lung phantom (LuCa) Ehrbar S, Perrin R, Peroni M, et al.
    Radiother Oncol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.10.011
  • The role of a microDiamond detector in the dosimetry of proton pencil beams Gomà C, Marinelli M, Safai S, et al.
    Z Med Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.zemedi.2015.08.003
  • Practice Patterns Analysis of Ocular Proton Therapy Centers: The International OPTIC Survey Hrbacek J, Mishra K, Kacperek A, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.01.040
  • Tumour control and Quality of Life in children with Rhabdomyosarcoma treated with pencil beam scanning Proton Therapy Leiser D, Calaminus G, Malyapa R, et al.
    Radiother Oncol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.05.013
  • Incorporating the effect of fractionation in the evaluation of proton plan robustness to setup errors Lowe M, Albertini F, Aitkenhead A, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/61/1/413
  • Evaluation of Robustness to Setup and Range Uncertainties for Head and Neck Patients Treated With Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy Malyapa R, Lowe M, Bolsi A, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.016
  • Assessing the Quality of Proton PBS Treatment delivery using machine log files: comprehensive Analysis of clinical Treatments delivered at PSI Gantry 2 Scandurra D, Albertini F, van der Meer R, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/61/3/1171
  • Factors influencing the performance of patient specific quality assurance for pencil beam scanning IMPT fields Trnková P, Bolsi A, Albertini F, et al.
    Med Phys (2016).
    DOI: 10.1118/1.4964449
  • Long-term outcomes and prognostic factors of skull-base chondrosarcoma patients treated with pencil-beam scanning proton therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute Weber DC, Badiyan S, Malyapa R, et al.
    Neuro-Oncol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1093/neuonc/nov154
  • Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Pediatric Parameningeal Rhabdomyosarcomas: Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated at the Paul Scherrer Institute Weber DC, Ares C, Albertini F, et al.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer (2016).
    DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25864
  • An evaluation of rescanning technique for liver tumor treatments using a commercial PBS proton therapy system Zhang Y, Huth I, Wegner M, et al.
    Radiother-Oncol (2016).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.09.011

2011-2015

  • Experimental verification of IMPT treatment plans in an anthropomorphic phantom in the presence of delivery uncertainties Albertini F, Casiraghi M, Lorentini S, Rombi B, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2011).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/56/14/012
  • Is it necessary to plan with safety margins for actively scanned proton therapy? Albertini F, Hug EB, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2011).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/56/14/011
  • Quantifying the impact of respiratory-gated 4D CT acquisition on thoracic image quality: A digital phantom study Bernatowicz K, Keall P, Mishra P, et al.
    Med Phys (2015).
    DOI: 10.1118/1.4903936
  • Advantages and limitations of the "worst case scenario" approach in IMPT treatment planning Casiraghi M, Albertini F, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2013).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/5/1323
  • The effect of surgical titanium rods on proton therapy delivered for cervical bone tumors: experimental validation using an anthropomorphic phantom Dietlicher I, Casiraghi M, Ares C, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2014).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/23/7181
  • Pediatric anesthesia for proton radiotherapy : medicine remote from the medical centre Frei-Welte M, Weiss M, Neuhaus D, et al.
    Anaesthesist (2012).
    DOI: 10.1007/s00101-012-2085-2
  • Experimental validation of beam quality correction factors for proton beams Goma C, Hofstetter-Boillat B, Safai S, Vörös S
    Phys Med Biol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/60/8/3207
  • Benchmarking of a treatment planning system for spot scanning proton therapy: Comparison and analysis of robustness to setup errors of photon IMRT and proton SFUD treatment plans of base of skull meningioma Harding R, Trnková P, Weston SJ, et al.
    Med Phys (2014).
    DOI: 10.1118/1.4897571
  • In the context of radiosurgery: Pros and cons of rescanning as a solution for treating moving targets with scanned particle beams Knopf AC, Lomax AJ
    Physica Medica (2014).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2014.03.010
  • Dose-painting intensity-modulated Proton therapy for intermediate- and high-risk meningioma Madani I, Lomax AJ, Albertini F, etc.
    Radiat Oncol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1186/s13014-015-0384-x
  • Defining robustness protocols: a method to include and evaluate robustness in clinical plans McGowan SE, Albertini F, Thomas SJ, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/60/7/2671
  • Independent dose calculations for commissioning, quality assurance and dose reconstruction of PBS proton therapy Meier G, Besson R, Nanz A, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/60/7/2819
  • Temporal lobe toxicity analysis after proton radiation therapy for skull base tumors Pehlivan B, Ares C, Lomax AJ, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2012).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.10.042
  • Proton therapy for uveal melanoma in 43 juvenile patients: long-term results Petrovic A, Bergin C, Schalenbourg A, et al.
    Ophthalmology (2014).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.10.032
  • Spot-scanning proton radiation therapy for pediatric chordoma and chondrosarcoma: clinical outcome of 26 patients treated at Paul Scherrer Institute Rombi B, Ares C, Hug EB, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2013).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.02.026
  • First experimental results of motion mitigation by continuous line scanning of protons Schatti A, Meer D, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2014).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/19/5707
  • The effectiveness of combined gating and re-scanning for treating mobile targets with proton spot scanning. An experimental and simulation-based investigation Schatti A, Zakova M, Meer D, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2014).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/14/3813
  • Experimental verification of motion mitigation of discrete proton spot scanning by re-scanning Schatti A, Zakova M, Meer D, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2013).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/23/8555
  • Small bowel toxicity after high dose spot scanning-based proton beam therapy for paraspinal/retroperitoneal neoplasms Schneider R, Vitolo V, Albertini F, et al.
    Strahlenther Onkol (2013).
    DOI: 10.1007/s00066-013-0432-0
  • Spot-scanning based proton therapy for extracranial chordoma Staab A, Rutz HP, Ares C, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2011).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.02.018
  • Dose to the developing dentition during therapeutic Irradiation: organ at risk determination and clinical implications Thompson RF, Schneider RA, Albertini F, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2013).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2012.11.041
  • Tumor control and QoL outcome of very young children with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid Tumor treated with focal only chemo-radiation therapy using pencil beam scanning proton therapy Weber DC, Ares C, Malyapa R, et al.
    J Neurooncol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1007/s11060-014-1648-2
  • Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Pediatric Parameningeal Rhabdomyosarcomas: Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated at the Paul Scherrer Institute Weber DC, Ares C, Albertini F, et al.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer (2015).
    DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25864
  • Spot scanning-based proton therapy for intracranial meningioma: long-term results from the Paul Scherrer Institute Weber DC, Schneider R, Goitein G, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2012).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.08.027
  • Improving 4D plan quality for PBS-based liver tumour treatments by combining online image guided beam gating with rescanning Zhang Y, Knopf AC, Weber DC, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2015).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/60/20/8141
  • Online image guided tumour tracking with scanned proton beams: a comprehensive simulation study Zhang Y, Knopf A, Tanner C, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2014).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/24/7793
  • Respiratory liver motion estimation and its effect on scanned proton beam therapy Zhang Y, Boye D, Tanner C, et al.
    Phys Med Biol (2012).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/57/7/1779

2006-2010

  • The influence of the optimization starting conditions on the robustness of intensity-modulated proton therapy plans Albertini F, Hug EB, Lomax AJ
    Phys Med Biol (2010).
    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/55/10/005
  • Sensitivity of intensity modulated proton therapy plans to changes in patient weight Albertini F, Bolsi A, Lomax AJ, et al.
    Radiother Oncol (2008).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2007.11.032
  • Postoperative Proton Radiotherapy for Localized and Locoregional Breast Cancer: Potential for Clinically Relevant Improvements? Ares C, Khan S, MacArtain AM, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2010).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.02.062
  • Effectiveness and safety of spot scanning proton radiation therapy for chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the skull base: first long-term report Ares C, Hug EB, Lomax AJ, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2009).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.12.055
  • Experiences at the Paul Scherrer Institute with a remote patient positioning procedure for high-throughput proton radiation therapy Bolsi A, Lomax AJ, Pedroni E, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2008).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.02.079
  • Postoperative spot-scanning proton radiation therapy for chordoma and chondrosarcoma in children and adolescents: initial experience at Paul Scherrer Institute Rutz HP, Weber DC, Goitein G, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2008).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.09.014
  • Spot-scanning proton therapy for rhabdomyosarcomas of early childhood. First experiences at PSI Timmermann B, Schuck A, Niggli F, et al.
    Strahlenther Onkol (2006).
    DOI: 10.1007/s00066-006-1592-y
  • Spot-scanning proton therapy for malignant soft tissue tumors in childhood: First experiences at the Paul Scherrer Institute Timmermann B, Schuck A, Niggli F, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2007).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2006.08.053
  • Spot scanning proton therapy in the curative treatment of adult patients with sarcoma: the Paul Scherrer Institute experience Weber DC, Rutz HP, Bolsi A, et al.
    Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys (2007).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.04.034

2001-2005

  • Eye retention after proton beam radiotherapy for uveal melanoma Egger E, Zografos L, Schalenbourg A, et al.
    Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys (2003).
    DOI: 10.1016/S0360-3016(02)04200-1
  • Maximizing local tumor control and survival after proton beam radiotherapy of uveal melanoma Egger E, Schalenbourg A, Zografos L, et al.
    Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys (2001).
    DOI: 10.1016/S0360-3016(01)01560-7
  • Potential role of intensity-modulated photons and Protons in the Treatment of the breast and regional nodes Lomax AJ, Cella L, Weber D, et al.
    Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys (2003).
    DOI: 10.1016/S0360-3016(02)04210-4
  • Results of spot-scanning proton radiation therapy for chordoma and chondrosarcoma of skull base: The Paul Scherrer Institut experience Weber DC, Rutz HP, Pedroni ES, et al.
    Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys (2005).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2005.02.023
  • Spot-scanning proton radiation therapy for recurrent, residual or untreated intracranial meningiomas Weber DC, Lomax AJ, Rutz HP, et al.
    Radiother Oncol (2004).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2004.02.011