SASTRY VEDAM

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentRadiation Physics
Address1400 Pressler St
Houston TX 77030-4008
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    1. Lakomy DS, Yang J, Vedam S, Wang J, Lee B, Sobremonte A, Castillo P, Hughes N, Mohammedsaid M, Jhingran A, Klopp AH, Choi S, Fuller CD, Lin LL. Clinical Implementation and Initial Experience With a 1.5 Tesla MR-Linac for MR-Guided Radiation Therapy for Gynecologic Cancer: An R-IDEAL Stage 1 and 2a First in Humans Feasibility Study of New Technology Implementation. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2022 Mar 09. PMID: 35278717.
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    2. Li H, Dong L, Bert C, Chang J, Flampouri S, Jee KW, Lin L, Moyers M, Mori S, Rottmann J, Tryggestad E, Vedam S. AAPM Task Group Report 290: Respiratory motion management for particle therapy. Med Phys. 2022 Apr; 49(4):e50-e81. PMID: 35066871.
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    3. Wang J, Salzillo T, Jiang Y, Mackeyev Y, David Fuller C, Chung C, Choi S, Hughes N, Ding Y, Yang J, Vedam S, Krishnan S. Stability of MRI contrast agents in high-energy radiation of a 1.5T MR-Linac. Radiother Oncol. 2021 08; 161:55-64. PMID: 34089753.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Pollard-Larkin JM, Briere TM, Kudchadker RJ, Sadagopan R, Nitsch PL, Wang XA, Salehpour M, Wang J, Vedam S, Nelson CL, Sahoo N, Zhu XR, Court LE, Balter PA, Robinson IJ, Yang J, Howell RM, Followill DS, Kry S, Beddar SA, Martel MK. Our Experience Leading a Large Medical Physics Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2021 Jul-Aug; 6(4):100683. PMID: 33824935.
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    5. Roberts DA, Sandin C, Vesanen PT, Lee H, Hanson IM, Nill S, Perik T, Lim SB, Vedam S, Yang J, Woodings SW, Wolthaus JWH, Keller B, Budgell G, Chen X, Li XA. Machine QA for the Elekta Unity system: A Report from the Elekta MR-linac consortium. Med Phys. 2021 May; 48(5):e67-e85. PMID: 33577091.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    
    6. Yang J, Vedam S, Lee B, Castillo P, Sobremonte A, Hughes N, Mohammedsaid M, Wang J, Choi S. Online adaptive planning for prostate stereotactic body radiotherapy using a 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging-guided linear accelerator. Phys Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2021 Jan; 17:20-24. PMID: 33898773.
      Citations: 5     
    7. McDonald BA, Vedam S, Yang J, Wang J, Castillo P, Lee B, Sobremonte A, Ahmed S, Ding Y, Mohamed ASR, Balter P, Hughes N, Thorwarth D, Nachbar M, Philippens MEP, Terhaard CHJ, Zips D, Böke S, Awan MJ, Christodouleas J, Fuller CD. Initial Feasibility and Clinical Implementation of Daily MR-Guided Adaptive Head and Neck Cancer Radiation Therapy on a 1.5T MR-Linac System: Prospective R-IDEAL 2a/2b Systematic Clinical Evaluation of Technical Innovation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 04 01; 109(5):1606-1618. PMID: 33340604.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Rhee DJ, Jhingran A, Rigaud B, Netherton T, Cardenas CE, Zhang L, Vedam S, Kry S, Brock KK, Shaw W, O'Reilly F, Parkes J, Burger H, Fakie N, Trauernicht C, Simonds H, Court LE. Automatic contouring system for cervical cancer using convolutional neural networks. Med Phys. 2020 Nov; 47(11):5648-5658. PMID: 32964477.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Ning MS, Vedam S, Ma J, Stafford RJ, Bruno TL, Cunningham M, Starks C, Lawyer A, Venkatesan AM, Wang L, Wang J, Olivieri ND, Guzman AB, Incalcaterra JR, Thaker NG, Joyner MM, Lin LL, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Klopp AH. Clinical utility and value contribution of an MRI-positive line marker for image-guided brachytherapy in gynecologic malignancies. Brachytherapy. 2020 May - Jun; 19(3):305-315. PMID: 32265119.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Rigaud B, Cazoulat G, Vedam S, Venkatesan AM, Peterson CB, Taku N, Klopp AH, Brock KK. Modeling Complex Deformations of the Sigmoid Colon Between External Beam Radiation Therapy and Brachytherapy Images of Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 04 01; 106(5):1084-1094. PMID: 32029345.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Han EY, Aima M, Hughes N, Briere TM, Yeboa DN, Castillo P, Wang J, Yang J, Vedam S. Feasibility of spinal stereotactic body radiotherapy in Elekta Unity® MR-Linac. J Radiosurg SBRT. 2020; 7(2):127-134. PMID: 33282466.
      Citations: 1     
    12. Ning MS, Venkatesan AM, Stafford RJ, Bui TP, Carlson R, Bailard NS, Vedam S, Davis R, Olivieri ND, Guzman AB, Incalcaterra JR, McKelvey FA, Thaker NG, Rauch GM, Tang C, Frank SJ, Joyner MM, Lin LL, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Klopp AH. Developing an intraoperative 3T MRI-guided brachytherapy program within a diagnostic imaging suite: Methods, process workflow, and value-based analysis. Brachytherapy. 2020 Jul - Aug; 19(4):427-437. PMID: 31786169.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Vorbeck CS, Jhingran A, Iyer RB, Loft A, Klopp A, Mirza MR, Sobremonte A, Vedam S, Vogelius IR. Patterns of treatment failure in patients undergoing adjuvant or definitive radiotherapy for vulvar cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 May 23. PMID: 31126968.
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    14. Ning MS, Klopp AH, Jhingran A, Lin LL, Eifel PJ, Vedam S, Lawyer AA, Olivieri ND, Guzman AB, Incalcaterra JR, Mesko SM, Pezzi TA, Boyce-Fappiano DR, Shaitelman SF, Frank SJ, Thaker NG. Quantifying institutional resource utilization of adjuvant brachytherapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy for endometrial cancer via time-driven activity-based costing. Brachytherapy. 2019 Jul - Aug; 18(4):445-452. PMID: 30992185.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Swanick CW, Castle KO, Vedam S, Munsell MF, Turner LM, Rauch GM, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ, Klopp AH. Comparison of Computed Tomography- and Magnetic Resonance Imaging-based Clinical Target Volume Contours at Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 11 15; 96(4):793-800. PMID: 27788952.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Peng Y, Vedam S, Gao S, Balter P. A new respiratory monitoring and processing system based on Wii remote: proof of principle. Med Phys. 2013 Jul; 40(7):071712. PMID: 23822416.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Jiang ZQ, Yang K, Komaki R, Wei X, Tucker SL, Zhuang Y, Martel MK, Vedam S, Balter P, Zhu G, Gomez D, Lu C, Mohan R, Cox JD, Liao Z. Long-term clinical outcome of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for inoperable non-small cell lung cancer: the MD Anderson experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 01; 83(1):332-9. PMID: 22079735.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    18. Peng Y, Vedam S, Chang JY, Gao S, Sadagopan R, Bues M, Balter P. Implementation of feedback-guided voluntary breath-hold gating for cone beam CT-based stereotactic body radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 01; 80(3):909-17. PMID: 21470784.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Turner LM, Howard JA, Dehghanpour P, Barrett RD, Rebueno N, Palmer M, Vedam S, Klopp A, Komaki R, Welsh JW. Exploring the feasibility of dose escalation positron emission tomography-positive disease with intensity-modulated radiation therapy and the effects on normal tissue structures for thoracic malignancies. Med Dosim. 2011; 36(4):383-8. PMID: 21144734.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Tsunashima Y, Vedam S, Dong L, Umezawa M, Balter P, Mohan R. The precision of respiratory-gated delivery of synchrotron-based pulsed beam proton therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Dec 21; 55(24):7633-47. PMID: 21113089.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Nelson C, Balter P, Morice RC, Bucci K, Dong L, Tucker S, Vedam S, Chang JY, Starkschall G. Evaluation of tumor position and PTV margins using image guidance and respiratory gating. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Apr; 76(5):1578-85. PMID: 20137865.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Ezhil M, Vedam S, Balter P, Choi B, Mirkovic D, Starkschall G, Chang JY. Determination of patient-specific internal gross tumor volumes for lung cancer using four-dimensional computed tomography. Radiat Oncol. 2009 Jan 27; 4:4. PMID: 19173738.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Nelson C, Balter P, Morice RC, Choi B, Kudchadker RJ, Bucci K, Chang JY, Dong L, Tucker S, Vedam S, Briere T, Starkschall G. A technique for reducing patient setup uncertainties by aligning and verifying daily positioning of a moving tumor using implanted fiducials. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2008 Oct 30; 9(4):110-122. PMID: 19020478.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Riegel AC, Chang JY, Vedam SS, Johnson V, Chi PC, Pan T. Cine computed tomography without respiratory surrogate in planning stereotactic radiotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Feb 01; 73(2):433-41. PMID: 18644683.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Ezhil M, Choi B, Starkschall G, Bucci MK, Vedam S, Balter P. Comparison of rigid and adaptive methods of propagating gross tumor volume through respiratory phases of four-dimensional computed tomography image data set. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 May 01; 71(1):290-6. PMID: 18406893.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    
    26. Soofi W, Starkschall G, Britton K, Vedam S. Determination of an optimal organ set to implement deformations to support four-dimensional dose calculations in radiation therapy planning. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2008 Apr 28; 9(2):69-82. PMID: 18714284.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Tsunashima Y, Vedam S, Dong L, Umezawa M, Sakae T, Bues M, Balter P, Smith A, Mohan R. Efficiency of respiratory-gated delivery of synchrotron-based pulsed proton irradiation. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Apr 07; 53(7):1947-59. PMID: 18364549.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Vedam S, Archambault L, Starkschall G, Mohan R, Beddar S. Determination of prospective displacement-based gate threshold for respiratory-gated radiation delivery from retrospective phase-based gate threshold selected at 4D CT simulation. Med Phys. 2007 Nov; 34(11):4247-55. PMID: 18072489.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Keall PJ, Vedam SS, George R, Williamson JF. Respiratory regularity gated 4D CT acquisition: concepts and proof of principle. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med. 2007 Sep; 30(3):211-20. PMID: 18044305.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. George R, Chung TD, Vedam SS, Ramakrishnan V, Mohan R, Weiss E, Keall PJ. Audio-visual biofeedback for respiratory-gated radiotherapy: impact of audio instruction and audio-visual biofeedback on respiratory-gated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Jul 01; 65(3):924-33. PMID: 16751075.
      Citations: 63     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Keall P, Vedam S, George R, Bartee C, Siebers J, Lerma F, Weiss E, Chung T. The clinical implementation of respiratory-gated intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Med Dosim. 2006; 31(2):152-62. PMID: 16690456.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. George R, Vedam SS, Chung TD, Ramakrishnan V, Keall PJ. The application of the sinusoidal model to lung cancer patient respiratory motion. Med Phys. 2005 Sep; 32(9):2850-61. PMID: 16266099.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Vedam S, Docef A, Fix M, Murphy M, Keall P. Dosimetric impact of geometric errors due to respiratory motion prediction on dynamic multileaf collimator-based four-dimensional radiation delivery. Med Phys. 2005 Jun; 32(6):1607-20. PMID: 16013720.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Wijesooriya K, Bartee C, Siebers JV, Vedam SS, Keall PJ. Determination of maximum leaf velocity and acceleration of a dynamic multileaf collimator: implications for 4D radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2005 Apr; 32(4):932-41. PMID: 15895576.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. George R, Keall PJ, Kini VR, Vedam SS, Ramakrishnan V, Mohan R. Is the diaphragm motion probability density function normally distributed? Med Phys. 2005 Feb; 32(2):396-404. PMID: 15789585.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    36. Keall PJ, Todor AD, Vedam SS, Bartee CL, Siebers JV, Kini VR, Mohan R. On the use of EPID-based implanted marker tracking for 4D radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2004 Dec; 31(12):3492-9. PMID: 15651632.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Vedam SS, Keall PJ, Docef A, Todor DA, Kini VR, Mohan R. Predicting respiratory motion for four-dimensional radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2004 Aug; 31(8):2274-83. PMID: 15377094.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Keall PJ, Starkschall G, Shukla H, Forster KM, Ortiz V, Stevens CW, Vedam SS, George R, Guerrero T, Mohan R. Acquiring 4D thoracic CT scans using a multislice helical method. Phys Med Biol. 2004 May 21; 49(10):2053-67. PMID: 15214541.
      Citations: 86     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. George R, Keall PJ, Kini VR, Vedam SS, Siebers JV, Wu Q, Lauterbach MH, Arthur DW, Mohan R. Quantifying the effect of intrafraction motion during breast IMRT planning and dose delivery. Med Phys. 2003 Apr; 30(4):552-62. PMID: 12722807.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    40. Vedam SS, Kini VR, Keall PJ, Ramakrishnan V, Mostafavi H, Mohan R. Quantifying the predictability of diaphragm motion during respiration with a noninvasive external marker. Med Phys. 2003 Apr; 30(4):505-13. PMID: 12722802.
      Citations: 71     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    41. Vedam SS, Keall PJ, Kini VR, Mostafavi H, Shukla HP, Mohan R. Acquiring a four-dimensional computed tomography dataset using an external respiratory signal. Phys Med Biol. 2003 Jan 07; 48(1):45-62. PMID: 12564500.
      Citations: 152     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Kini VR, Vedam SS, Keall PJ, Patil S, Chen C, Mohan R. Patient training in respiratory-gated radiotherapy. Med Dosim. 2003; 28(1):7-11. PMID: 12747612.
      Citations: 51     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Keall PJ, Kini VR, Vedam SS, Mohan R. Potential radiotherapy improvements with respiratory gating. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med. 2002 Mar; 25(1):1-6. PMID: 12049470.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Vedam SS, Keall PJ, Kini VR, Mohan R. Determining parameters for respiration-gated radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2001 Oct; 28(10):2139-46. PMID: 11695776.
      Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Keall PJ, Kini VR, Vedam SS, Mohan R. Motion adaptive x-ray therapy: a feasibility study. Phys Med Biol. 2001 Jan; 46(1):1-10. PMID: 11197664.
      Citations: 81     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 96:793-800.
    47. A low cost vibrotactile array to manage respiratory motion. 619-620.
    48. Determination of an optimal organ set to implement deformations to support four-dimensional dose calculations in radiation therapy planning. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 9:69-82.
    49. A technique for reducing patient setup uncertainties by aligning and verifying daily positioning of a moving tumor using implanted fiducials. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 9:110-122.
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