Published Research in 2017 & 2018

Alyahyawi A, Jupp T, Alkhorayef M, Bradley D. Tailor-made Ge-doped silica-glass for clinical diagnostic X-ray dosimetry. Appl Radiat Isot. 2017 Jul 22. pii: S0969-8043(17)30114-8. Link

 Bolt, MA, Clark, CH, Chen, T, Nisbet, A. A multi-centre analysis of radiotherapy beam output measurement. Phys Imaging Radiat Oncol.  Link

Bouwman RW, Goffi M, van Engen RE, Broeders MJM, Dance DR, Young KC, Veldkamp WJ. Can the channelized Hotelling observer including aspects of the human visual system predict human observer performance in mammography? Physica Medica: Eur J Med Phys; 33:95-105, 2017. Link

Bouwman RW, Mackenzie A, van Engen RE, Broeders MJM, Young KC, Dance DR, den Heeten GJ, Veldkamp WJ. Towards image quality assessment in mammography using model observer: detection of calcification like objects. Med Phys; 44:5726-39, 2017. Link

 Clark CH, Hurkmans CW and Kry SF The role of dosimetry audit in lung SBRT multi-centre clinical trials Phys Med. 2017 Apr 5. pii: S1120-1797(17)30087-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.04.003. Link

Davis AT, Palmer AL and Nisbet A. Can CT scan protocols used for radiotherapy treatment planning be adjusted to optimise image quality and patient dose? A systematic review. Brit.J.Radiol. 2017; 89: 20160406. Link

Davis AT, Palmer AL, Pani S and Nisbet A. Assessment of the variation in CT scanner performance (image quality and Hounsfield Units) with scan parameters, for image optimisation in radiotherapy treatment planning. January 2018 Physica Medica 45:59-64. Link

Dimitriadis A, Palmer AL, Thomas R, Kirkby K, Nisbet A, Clark CH Adaptation and validation of a commercial phantom for cranial radiosurgery dosimetry audit Brit J Radiol 2017 90(1074), 20170053. Link

Dimitriadis A, Silvestre Patallo I, Billas I, Duane S, Nisbet A, Clark CH Characterisation of a plastic scintillation detector to be used in a multicentre stereotactic radiosurgery audit Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2017 140: 373-78. Link

Distefano G, Lee J, Jafari S, Gouldstone C, Baker C, Mayles H, Clark CH A national dosimetry audit for stereotactic radiotherapy in lung  Radiother & Oncol 2017 Vol 122 (3) 406-410. Link

Duffy SW, Morrish OWE, Allgood PC, Black R, Gillan MGC, Willsher P, Cooke J, Duncan KA, Michell MJ, Dobson HM, Maroni R, Lim YY, Purushothaman HN, Suaris T, Astley SM, Young KC, Tucker L, Gilbert FJ. Mammographic density and breast cancer risk in breast screening assessment cases and women with a family history of breast cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2017 Nov 27;88:48-56. Link

Elangovan P, Mackenzie A, Dance DR, Young KC, Cooke V, Wilkinson L, Given-Wilson RM, Wallis MG, K Wells. Design and validation of realistic breast models for use in multiple alternative forced choice virtual clinical trials. Phys Med Biol; 62:2778-94, 2017. Link

Elangovan P, Mackenzie A, Dance DR, Young KC, Wells K. Using non-specialist observers in 4AFC human observer studies. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging; 10132: 1013256, 2017. Link

Fathi, K Galer, S, Kirkby, KJ, Palmans, H and Nisbet A Coupling Monte Carlo simulations with thermal analysis for correcting microdosimetric spectra from a novel micro-calorimeter. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140, 406-11, 2017. Link

Fenwick AJ, Wevrett JL, Ferreira KM, Denis-Bacelar AM, Robinson AP. Quantitative imaging, dosimetry and metrology; Where do National Metrology Institutes fit in? Appl Radiat Isot. 2017 Nov 11. pii: S0969-8043(17)30538-9. Link

Galer S., Shipley D.R., Palmans H., Kirkby K.J., Nisbet A. Monte Carlo simulation of a TEPC for microdosimetry of carbon ions. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140, 412-18, 2017. Link

Hadjipanteli A, Elangovan P, Mackenzie A, Looney PT, Wells K, Dance DR, Young KC. The effect of system geometry and dose on the threshold detectable calcification diameter in 2Dmammography and digital breast tomosynthesis. Phys Med Biol; 62:858–77, 2017. Link

Humbert Vidan, L, Sander T, Eaton D, Clark CH National audit of the Papillon 50 contact brachytherapy system Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology 2017 (1) 1–5. Link

Hussein M, Clark CH, Nisbet A Challenges in calculation of the gamma index in radiotherapy – towards good practice Physica Medica 2017 (36) 1-11. Link

Hussein M, Clementel E, Eaton DJ, Greer P, Haworth A, Ishikura S, Kry SF, Lehmann J, Lye J, Monti AF, Nakamura M, Hurkmans CW, Clark CH A virtual dosimetry audit – towards transferability of gamma analysis between global QA groups in clinical trials Radiother & Oncol 2017. Link

Jafari S, Distefano G, Lee J, Gouldstone C, Mayles H, Jupp T, Nisbet, A, Clark CH Feasibility study of silica bead thermoluminescence detectors (TLDs) in an external radiotherapy dosimetry audit programme Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2017 (141) 251-256. Link

James ND, de Bono JS, Spears MR, Clarke NW, Mason MD, Dearnaley DP, Ritchie AWS, Amos CL, Gilson C, Jones RJ, Matheson D, Millman R, Attard G, Chowdhury S, Cross WR, Gillessen S, Parker CC, Russell JM, Berthold DR, Brawley C, Adab F, Aung S, Birtle AJ, Bowen J, Brock S, Chakraborti P, Ferguson C, Gale J, Gray E, Hingorani M, Hoskin PJ, Lester JF, Malik ZI, McKinna F, McPhail N, Money-Kyrle J, O’Sullivan J, Parikh O, Protheroe A, Robinson A, Srihari NN, Thomas C, Wagstaff J, Wylie J, Zarkar A, Parmar MKB, Sydes MR; STAMPEDE Investigators. Abiraterone for Prostate Cancer Not Previously Treated with Hormone Therapy. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jul 27;377(4):338-351. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1702900. Epub 2017 Jun 3. Link

 Jupp T and Kamali-Zonouzi P. Eye lens dosimetry within the cardiac catheterisation laboratory-are ancillary staff being forgotten? Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2017 jul 7:1-8. Link

Kamali-Zonouzi P., Shutt A., Nisbet A., and Bradley D.A. Feasibility of employing thick microbeams from superficial and orthovoltage kVp x-ray tubes for radiotherapy of superficial Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140, 237-41, 2017. Link

Mackenzie A, Marshall NW, Hadjipanteli A, Dance DR, Bosmans H, and Young KC. Characterisation of noise and sharpness of images from four digital breast tomosynthesis systems for simulation of images for virtual clinical trials. Phys Med Biol; 62:2376–97, 2017.  Link

Mackenzie A, Eales TD, Dunn HL, Yip Braidley M, Dance DR, Young KC. Simulation of images of CDMAM phantom and the estimation of measurement uncertainties of threshold gold thickness. Physica Medica: Eur J Med Phys; 39:137-46, 2017. Link

Mancosu P, Nisbet A and Jounet N, Editorial: The role of medical physics in lung SBRT Jan 2018 Physica Medica 2018 Jan 9. pii: S1120-1797(18)30001-2. Link

McQuaid S, Scuffham J, Alobaidli S, Prakash V, Ezhil V, Nisbet A, South C, Evans PM. Factors influencing the robustness of P-value measurements in CT texture prognosis studies. Phys.Med.Biol. 2017 Jul 7;62(13):5403-5416. Link

Noor, NM Nisbet, A, Hussein,M,  Sarene Chu S, Kadni, T Abdullah, N, and  Bradley D.A.. Dosimetry Audits and Intercomparisons in Radiotherapy: a Malaysian Profile. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140, 207-12, 2017. Link

Petrov D, Cockmartin L, Marshall N, Vancoillie L, Young K, Bosmans H. Real space channelization for generic DBT system image quality evaluation with channelized Hotelling observer. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging; 10136: 101360N, 2017. Link

Philips I, Ajaz M, Ezhil E, Prakash V, Alobaidli S, McQuaid S, South C, Scuffham, J, Nisbet A and Evans P. Clinical Applications of textural analysis in Non-Small Cell Lung cancer. Brit.J.Radiol. 2017; 90: 20170267. Link

Sarno A, Dance, DR, van Engen, RE, Young, KC, Russo P, Di Lillo F, Mettivier G, Bliznakova K, Fei B, Sechopoulos I. A Monte Carlo model for mean glandular dose evaluation in spot compression mammography. Med Phys; 44:3848-60, 2017. Link

Thomas RAS; Bolt, M; Bass, G; Nutbrown, RF; Chen, T; Nisbet, A; Clark CH Radiotherapy reference dose audit in the United Kingdom by the National Physical Laboratory: 20 years of consistency and improvements Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology 2017 (3) 21-27. Link

Tsapaki V, Kagadis GC, Brambilla M, Ciocca M, Clark CH, Delis H, Mettivier G. Medical Physics innovation and vision within Europe and beyond. Phys Med. 2017 Jul 11. pii: S1120-1797(17)30217-X. Link

Warren LM, Halling-Brown M, Looney PT, Dance DR, Wallis MG, Given-Wilson RM, Wilkinson L, McAvinchey R, Young KC. Image processing can cause some malignant soft tissue lesions to be missed in digital mammography images. Clin Radiol; 72:799.e1-e8, 2017 (CRUK/A17321). Link

Wevrett J, Fenwick A., Scuffham J., Nisbet A. Development of a calibration protocol for quantitative imaging for molecular radiotherapy dosimetry. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140, 355-60, 2017. Link