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Martin D. Altschuler, M.D.

Martin D. Altschuler, M.D.

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Emeritus Associate Professor of Radiation Physics in Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

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Department of Radiation Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Physics)
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1960.
MS (Physics)
Yale University, 1961.
Ph.D. (Physics)
Yale University, 1964.
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Selected Publications

Cheung R, Altschuler MD, D’Amico AV, Malkowicz B, Wein AJ, and Whittington R: ROC-optimized risk stratification improves predictive accuracy on the outcomes of individual prostate cancer patients. Jour. of Urology 57(2): 286-290, 2001.

Kassaee A, Bloch P, Yorke E, Altschuler MD, and Rosenthal D: Beam Spoilers versus Bolus for 6 MV Photon Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers. Medical Dosimetry 25: 127-131, 2000.

Arjomandy B and Altschuler MD: A quality assurance device for the accuracy of the isocentres of teletherapy and simulation machines. Phys Med Biol 45: 2207-2217, 2000.

Bloch P, Altschuler MD, Bjarngard BE, Kassaee A, and McDonough J: Determining clinical photon beam spectra from measured depth dose with the Cimmino algorithm. Phys Med Biol 45: 171-183, 2000.

Arjomandy B, Altschuler MD, Yorke ED, Bloch P, and Kassaee A: Clinical implementation of an automatic seed matching algorithm for prostate seed implant evaluation. Journal of Brachytherapy Int. 15: 105-113, 1999.

Laramore, G.E., Altschuler, M.D., Banks, G., Kalet, I.J., Pajak, T.F., Schultheiss, T.E., and Zink, S.: : Applications of data bases and AI/Expert Systems in Radiation Therapy. Amer. J. Clin. Oncol. 11: 387-393, 1998.

Steenbakkers, R.J.H.M., Altschuler, M.D., D'Angio, G.J., Goldwein, J.W., and Kassaee, A: Optimized Lens Sparing Treatment of Retinoblastoma with Electron Beams. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys 339: 589-594, 1997.

Altschuler, M.D., and Kassaee, A: Automated Matching of Corresponding Seed, Images of Three Simulator Radiographs to Allow 3D Triangulation of Implanted Seeds. Phys, in Med. And Biol. 42: 293-302, 1997.

Kassaee, A. Altschuler, M.D., Ayyalasomayajula, S., and Bloch, P: Influence of Cone Design on the Electron Beam Characteristics on Clinical Accelerators. Medical Physics 21: 1671-1676, 1994.

Kassaee, A. and Altschuler, M.D: Semiautomated Matching and Seed Position Location for Implanted Ribbons. Medical Physics 21: 643-650, 1994.

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