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Yusung Kim

Assistant Professor,  Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 384 9406
Email: yusung-kim@uiowa.edu
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Education

BS, Nucleur Engineering, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea (South)
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Appointments

Primary: Radiation Oncology

Centers and Program Affiliations


Research Interests


MeSH Terms from Publications

Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated, Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted, Radiotherapy Dosage, Artifacts, Relative Biological Effectiveness, Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Humans, Prostatic Neoplasms, Dental Prosthesis, Radiobiology, Neoplasms, Poisson Distribution, Genital Neoplasms, Female, Dental Materials, Radiation Tolerance, Technology, Radiologic, Brachytherapy, Models, Biological, Phantoms, Imaging, Rectum, Titanium, Metals, Urinary Bladder

Research Summary

Interdisciplinary research extending into improvements in brachytherapy treatment, the use of titanium for MRI imaging and broadening the use of IORT.



Recent Publications


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  1. Kim, Y, Muruganandham, M, Modrick, J, Bayouth, J. Evaluation of artifacts and distortions of titanium applicators on 3.0-Tesla MRI: feasibility of titanium applicators in MRI-guided brachytherapy for gynecological cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80(3):947-55, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. Kim, Y, Tomé, W. Dose-painting IMRT optimization using biological parameters. Acta Oncol 49(8):1374-84, 2010. [PubMed]
  3. Kim, Y, Tome, W. Is it beneficial to selectively boost high-risk tumor subvolumes? A comparison of selectively boosting high-risk tumor subvolumes versus homogeneous dose escalation of the entire tumor based on equivalent EUD plans. Acta Oncol 47(5):906-16, 2008. [PubMed]
  4. Kim, Y, Tomé, W. Optimization of radiotherapy using biological parameters. Cancer Treat Res 139:257-78, 2008. [PubMed]
  5. Kim, Y, Tomé, W. On the radiobiological impact of metal artifacts in head-and-neck IMRT in terms of tumor control probability (TCP) and normal tissue complication probability (NTCP). Med Biol Eng Comput 45(11):1045-51, 2007. [PubMed]
  6. Kim, Y, Tomé, W. Risk-adaptive optimization: selective boosting of high-risk tumor subvolumes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(5):1528-42, 2006. [PubMed]
  7. Kim, Y, Tomé, W, Bal, M, McNutt, T, Spies, L. The impact of dental metal artifacts on head and neck IMRT dose distributions. Radiother Oncol 79(2):198-202, 2006. [PubMed]