Selected Publications

[18] E. Salari, T. Mazur, G. Sharp, A stochastic control approach to intrafraction motion management in intensity-modulated radiotherapy, forthcoming in Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2023. 

[17] A. Adibi and E. Salari, Scalable optimization methods for incorporating spatiotemporal fractionation into IMRT planning, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 34 (2), 1240-1256, 2022. 

[16] S. Mirzapour, T. Mazur, H. Li, E. Salari, and G. Sharp, Technical Note: Cumulative dose modeling for organ motion management in MRI-guided radiation therapy, Medical Physics, 48 (2), 597-604, 2021.

[15] P. Eimanzadeh, H. Gloede, J. Soule, and E. Salari, Accounting for patient heterogeneity in nurse staffing using a queueing-theory approach, Health Systems, 9(2): 159-177, 2020.

[14] S. Mirzapourrezaei, T. Mazur, G. Sharp, and E. Salari, Intra-fraction motion prediction in MRI-guided radiation therapy using Markov processes, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64: 195006, 2019.

[13] S. Mirzapour and E. Salari, Relaxing leaf-motion restrictions in dynamic multi-leaf collimator leaf sequencing, Medical Physics 45(11): 5263-5276, 2018. 

[12] A. Adibi and E. Salari, Spatiotemporal radiotherapy planning using a global optimization approach, Physics in Medicine and Biology 63: 035040, 2018.

[11] H. Badri, E. Salari, Y. Watanabe, and K. Leder, Optimizing chemoradiotherapy to target metastatic disease and tumor growth, INFORMS Journal on Computing 30(2): 259–277, 2018.

[10] E. Salari, J. Unkelbach, and T. Bortfeld, A mathematical programming approach to the fractionation problem in chemoradiotherapy, IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering 5(2): 55-73, 2015.

  • Featured article in Industrial and Systems Engineer (ISE) Magazine, July 2015

[9] J. Unkelbach, T. Bortfeld, D. Craft, M. Alber, M. Bangert, R. Bokrantz, D. Chen, R. Li, L. Xing, C. Men, S. Nill, D. Papp, H.E. Romeijn, and E. Salari, Optimization approaches to volumetric modulated arc therapy planning, Medical Physics 42: 1367–1377, 2015.

[8] J. Unkelbach, D. Craft, T. Hong, D. Papp, J. Ramakrishnan, E. Salari, J. Wolfgang, and T. Bortfeld, Exploiting tumor shrinkage through temporal optimization of radiotherapy, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59: 3059-3079, 2014.

[7] J. Unkelbach, D. Craft, E. Salari, J. Ramakrishnan, and T. Bortfeld. The dependence of optimal fractionation schemes on the spatial dose distribution. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58: 159-167, 2013.

[6] E. Salari and J. Unkelbach. A column-generation-based method for multi-criteria direct aperture optimization. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58(3): 621-639, 2013.

  • Featured article on medicalphysicsweb (community website from IOP Publishing), January 21, 2013

[5] D. Craft, D. McQuaid, J. Wala, W. Chen, E. Salari, and T. Bortfeld. Multi-criteria VMAT optimization. Medical Physics, 39(2): 686-696, 2012.

[4] E. Salari and H.E. Romeijn. Quantifying the trade-off between IMRT treatment plan quality and delivery efficiency using direct aperture optimization. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 24(4): 518-533, 2012.

[3] E. Salari, J. Wala, and D. Craft. Exploring trade-offs between VMAT dose quality and delivery efficiency using a network optimization approach. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57(17): 5587-5600, 2012.

[2] J. Wala, E. Salari, W. Chen, and D. Craft. Optimal partial-arcs in VMAT treatment planning. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57(18): 5861-5874, 2012.

[1] E. Salari, C. Men, and H.E. Romeijn. Accounting for the tongue-and-groove effect using a robust direct aperture optimization approach. Medical Physics, 38(3):1266-1279, 2011.


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