Martin Bues, Ph.D.

  1. Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist

Publications

  1. Liu C, Bhangoo RS, Sio TT, Yu NY, Shan J, Chiang JS, Ding JX, Rule WG, Korte S, Lara P, Ding X, Bues M, Hu Y, DeWees T, Ashman JB, Liu W. Dosimetric comparison of distal esophageal carcinoma plans for patients treated with small-spot intensity-modulated proton versus volumetric-modulated arc therapies. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Jul; 20 (7):15-27 Epub 2019 May 21
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  2. Kang Y, Shen J, Liu W, Taylor PA, Mehrens HS, Ding X, Hu Y, Tryggestad E, Keole SR, Schild SE, Wong WW, Fatyga M, Bues M. Impact of planned dose reporting methods on Gamma pass rates for IROC lung and liver motion phantoms treated with pencil beam scanning protons. Radiat Oncol. 2019 Jun 17; 14 (1):108 Epub 2019 June 17
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  3. Anand A, Bues M, Gamez ME, Stefan C, Patel SH. Individual Field Simultaneous Optimization (IFSO) in spot scanning proton therapy of head and neck cancers. Med Dosim. 2019 Mar 12 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Shan J, Sio TT, Liu C, Schild SE, Bues M, Liu W. A novel and individualized robust optimization method using normalized dose interval volume constraints (NDIVC) for intensity-modulated proton radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2019 Jan; 46 (1):382-393 Epub 2018 Nov 30
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  5. Hernandez Morales D, Shan J, Liu W, Augustine KE, Bues M, Davis MJ, Fatyga M, Johnson JE, Mundy DW, Shen J, Younkin JE, Stoker JB. Automation of routine elements for spot-scanning proton patient-specific quality assurance. Med Phys. 2019 Jan; 46 (1):5-14 Epub 2018 Nov 20
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  6. Stoker JB, Grosshans D, Patel A, Allred B, Uejo A, Daniels TB, Vern-Gross TZ, Vora SA, Bues M. Hippocampal Sparing Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy. (Manuscript accepted). 2019.
  7. Liu C, Sio TT, Deng W, Shan J, Daniels TB, Rule WG, Lara PR, Korte SM, Shen J, Ding X, Schild SE, Bues M, Liu W. Small-spot intensity-modulated proton therapy and volumetric-modulated arc therapies for patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: A dosimetric comparative study. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Nov; 19 (6):140-148 Epub 2018 Oct 17
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  8. Deng W, Liu W, Robertson DG, Bues M, Sio TT, Keole SR, Shen J. Technical Note: Using dual step wedge and 2D scintillator to achieve highly precise and robust proton range quality assurance. Med Phys. 2018 Jul; 45 (7):2947-2951 Epub 2018 May 20
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  9. Younkin JE, Bues M, Sio TT, Liu W, Ding X, Keole SR, Stoker JB, Shen J. Multiple energy extraction reduces beam delivery time for a synchrotron-based proton spot-scanning system. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jul-Sep; 3 (3):412-420 Epub 2018 Feb 23
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  10. Liu C, Schild SE, Chang JY, Liao Z, Korte S, Shen J, Ding X, Hu Y, Kang Y, Keole SR, Sio TT, Wong WW, Sahoo N, Bues M, Liu W. Impact of Spot Size and Spacing on the Quality of Robustly Optimized Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy Plans for Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jun 1; 101 (2):479-489 Epub 2018 Feb 14
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  11. Kang Y, Shen J, Hu Y, Ding X, Liu W, Robertson D, Fatyga M, Vern-Gross T, McGee L, Wong W, Haro MG, Keole S, Halyard M, Vargas C, Schild S, Bues M. Evaluating proton pencil beam scanning treatment for breast cancer patients with breast tissue expander Medical Physics. 2018 Jun; 45(6):E126. Epub 1900 Jan 01.
  12. Younkin JE, Shen J, Bues M, Robertson DG, Mundy DW, Clouser E, Liu W, Ding X, Stoker JB. Technical Note: An efficient daily QA procedure for proton pencil beam scanning. Med Phys. 2018 Mar; 45 (3):1040-1049 Epub 2018 Feb 19
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  13. Inamdar S, Pushpavanam K, Lentz JM, Bues M, Anand A, Rege K. Hydrogel Nanosensors for Colorimetric Detection and Dosimetry in Proton Beam Radiotherapy. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Jan 31; 10 (4):3274-3281 Epub 2018 Jan 17
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  14. Shan J, An Y, Bues M, Schild SE, Liu W. Robust optimization in IMPT using quadratic objective functions to account for the minimum MU constraint. Med Phys. 2018 Jan; 45 (1):460-469 Epub 2017 Dec 05
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  15. An Y, Shan J, Patel SH, Wong W, Schild SE, Ding X, Bues M, Liu W. Robust intensity-modulated proton therapy to reduce high linear energy transfer in organs at risk. Med Phys. 2017 Dec; 44 (12):6138-6147 Epub 2017 Oct 26
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  16. Ding X, Liu W, Shen J, Anand A, Stoker JB, Hu Y, Bues M. Use of a radial projection to reduce the statistical uncertainty of spot lateral profiles generated by Monte Carlo simulation. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 Nov; 18 (6):88-96 Epub 2017 Sept 18
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  17. Shen J, Tryggestad E, Younkin JE, Keole SR, Furutani KM, Kang Y, Herman MG, Bues M. Technical Note: Using experimentally determined proton spot scanning timing parameters to accurately model beam delivery time. Med Phys. 2017 Oct; 44 (10):5081-5088 Epub 2017 Aug 30
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  18. Zhang P, Fan N, Shan J, Schild SE, Bues M, Liu W. Mixed integer programming with dose-volume constraints in intensity-modulated proton therapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 Sep; 18 (5):29-35 Epub 2017 July 06
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  19. Shen J, Allred BC, Robertson DG, Liu W, Sio TT, Remmes NB, Keole SR, Bues M. A novel and fast method for proton range verification using a step wedge and 2D scintillator. Med Phys. 2017 Sep; 44 (9):4409-4414 Epub 2017 July 31
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  20. Liu W, Patel SH, Harrington DP, Hu Y, Ding X, Shen J, Halyard MY, Schild SE, Wong WW, Ezzell GE, Bues M. Exploratory study of the association of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) plan robustness with local failure in head and neck cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 Jul; 18 (4):76-83 Epub 2017 May 14
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  21. Howarth AL, Niska JR, Brooks K, Anand A, Bues M, Vargas CE, Mahabir RC. Tissue Expanders and Proton Beam Radiotherapy: What You Need to Know. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017 Jun; 5 (6):e1390 Epub 2017 June 23
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  22. Shen J, Lentz JM, Hu Y, Liu W, Morales DH, Stoker JB, Bues M. Using field size factors to characterize the in-air fluence of a proton machine with a range shifter. Radiat Oncol. 2017 Mar 14; 12 (1):52
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  23. An Y, Liang J, Schild SE, Bues M, Liu W. Robust treatment planning with conditional value at risk chance constraints in intensity-modulated proton therapy. Med Phys. 2017 Jan; 44 (1):28-36 Epub 2017 Jan 03
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  24. Shen J, Liu W, Stoker J, Ding X, Anand A, Hu Y, Herman MG, Bues M. An efficient method to determine double Gaussian fluence parameters in the eclipse proton pencil beam model. Med Phys. 2016 Dec; 43 (12):6544
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  25. Liu W, Patel SH, Shen JJ, Hu Y, Harrington DP, Ding X, Halyard MY, Schild SE, Wong WW, Ezzell GA, Bues M. Robustness quantification methods comparison in volumetric modulated arc therapy to treat head and neck cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 6 (6):e269-e275 Epub 2016 Feb 13
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  26. Liu W, Schild SE, Chang JY, Liao Z, Chang YH, Wen Z, Shen J, Stoker JB, Ding X, Hu Y, Sahoo N, Herman MG, Vargas C, Keole S, Wong W, Bues M. Exploratory Study of 4D versus 3D Robust Optimization in Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 May 1; 95 (1):523-33 Epub 2015 Nov 10
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  27. Augustine KE, Walsh TJ, Beltran CJ, Stoker JB, Mundy DW, Parry MD, Bues M, Fatyga M. Spot scanning proton therapy plan assessment: Design and development of a dose verification application for use in routine clinical practice Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. 2016; 9783:97835S.
  28. Anand A, Bues M, Rule WG, Keole SR, Beltran CJ, Yin J, Haddock MG, Hallemeier CL, Miller RC, Ashman JB. Scanning proton beam therapy reduces normal tissue exposure in pelvic radiotherapy for anal cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Dec; 117 (3):505-8 Epub 2015 Nov 17
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  29. Liu W, Liao Z, Schild SE, Liu Z, Li H, Li Y, Park PC, Li X, Stoker J, Shen J, Keole S, Anand A, Fatyga M, Dong L, Sahoo N, Vora S, Wong W, Zhu XR, Bues M, Mohan R. Impact of respiratory motion on worst-case scenario optimized intensity modulated proton therapy for lung cancers. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Mar-Apr; 5 (2):e77-86 Epub 2014 Sept 11
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  30. Shen J, Liu W, Anand A, Stoker JB, Ding X, Fatyga M, Herman MG, Bues M. Impact of range shifter material on proton pencil beam spot characteristics. Med Phys. 2015 Mar; 42 (3):1335-40
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  31. Schild SE, Rule WG, Ashman JB, Vora SA, Keole S, Anand A, Liu W, Bues M. Proton beam therapy for locally advanced lung cancer: A review. World J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 10; 5 (4):568-75
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  32. Whitaker TJ, Beltran C, Tryggestad E, Bues M, Kruse JJ, Remmes NB, Tasson A, Herman MG. Comparison of two methods for minimizing the effect of delayed charge on the dose delivered with a synchrotron based discrete spot scanning proton beam. Med Phys. 2014 Aug; 41 (8):081703
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  33. 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 1; 80(3):909-17. Epub 2011 Apr 04.
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  34. Gillin MT, Sahoo N, Bues M, Ciangaru G, Sawakuchi G, Poenisch F, Arjomandy B, Martin C, Titt U, Suzuki K, Smith AR, Zhu XR. Commissioning of the discrete spot scanning proton beam delivery system at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Proton Therapy Center, Houston. Med Phys. 2010 Jan; 37(1):154-63.
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  35. Smith A, Gillin M, Bues M, Zhu XR, Suzuki K, Mohan R, Woo S, Lee A, Komaki R, Cox J, Hiramoto K, Akiyama H, Ishida T, Sasaki T, Matsuda K. The M. D. Anderson proton therapy system. Med Phys. 2009 Sep; 36(9):4068-83.
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  36. Peterson S, Polf J, Ciangaru G, Frank SJ, Bues M, Smith A. Variations in proton scanned beam dose delivery due to uncertainties in magnetic beam steering. Med Phys. 2009 Aug; 36(8):3693-702.
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  37. Peterson SW, Polf J, Bues M, Ciangaru G, Archambault L, Beddar S, Smith A. Experimental validation of a Monte Carlo proton therapy nozzle model incorporating magnetically steered protons. Phys Med Biol. 2009 May 21; 54(10):3217-29. Epub 2009 May 06.
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  38. 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 7; 53(7):1947-59. Epub 2008 Mar 11.
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  39. Ciangaru G, Yang JN, Oliver PJ, Bues M, Zhu M, Nakagawa F, Chiba H, Nakamura S, Yoshino H, Umezawa M, Smith AR. Verification procedure for isocentric alignment of proton beams. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2007; 8(4):2671. Epub 2007 Oct 24.
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  40. Bues M, Holupka EJ, Meskell P, Kaplan ID. Effect of random seed placement error in permanent transperineal prostate seed implant. Radiother Oncol. 2006 Apr; 79(1):70-4. Epub 2006 Mar 02.
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  41. Ciangaru G, Polf JC, Bues M, Smith AR. Benchmarking analytical calculations of proton doses in heterogeneous matter. Med Phys. 2005 Dec; 32(12):3511-23.
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  42. Bues M, Newhauser WD, Titt U, Smith AR. Therapeutic step and shoot proton beam spot-scanning with a multi-leaf collimator: a Monte Carlo study. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005; 115(1-4):164-9.
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  43. St Clair WH, Adams JA, Bues M, Fullerton BC, La Shell S, Kooy HM, Loeffler JS, Tarbell NJ. Advantage of protons compared to conventional X-ray or IMRT in the treatment of a pediatric patient with medulloblastoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Mar 1; 58(3):727-34.
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  44. Bues M, Kooy HM, Hacker FL, Tarbell NJ, Chapman P, Loeffler JS. Micro intensity-modulated radiotherapy for intracranial tumors-a case study. Radiosurgery. 1999; 3(6):64-72.
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