Martin D. Altschuler

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Martin D. Altschuler, M.D.

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
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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