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Christian Diederich, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentRadiation Oncology
Address2340 Sutter Street
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-476-8641
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    1. Liu D, Adams MS, Burdette EC, Diederich C. Transurethral High Intensity Ultrasound for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI): Simulation Studies with Patient Specific Models. Int J Hyperthermia. 2018 Mar 22; 1-44. PMID: 29566562.
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    2. Adams MS, Salgaonkar VA, Scott SJ, Sommer G, Diederich C. Integration of deployable fluid lenses and reflectors with endoluminal therapeutic ultrasound applicators: Preliminary investigations of enhanced penetration depth and focal gain. Med Phys. 2017 Oct; 44(10):5339-5356. PMID: 28681404.
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    3. Scott SJ, Adams MS, Salgaonkar V, Sommer FG, Diederich C. Theoretical investigation of transgastric and intraductal approaches for ultrasound-based thermal therapy of the pancreas. J Ther Ultrasound. 2017; 5:10. PMID: 28469915.
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    4. Dobšícek Trefná H, Crezee J, Schmidt M, Marder D, Lamprecht U, Ehmann M, Nadobny J, Hartmann J, Lomax N, Abdel-Rahman S, Curto S, Bakker A, Hurwitz MD, Diederich C, Stauffer PR, Van Rhoon GC. Quality assurance guidelines for superficial hyperthermia clinical trials : II. Technical requirements for heating devices. Strahlenther Onkol. 2017 May; 193(5):351-366. PMID: 28251250.
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    5. Horne D, Jones P, Salgaonkar V, Adams M, Ozilgen BA, Zahos P, Tang X, Liebenburg E, Coughlin D, Lotz J, Diederich C. Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) for the treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2017 Jan-Feb; 10066. PMID: 29104343.
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    6. Trefná HD, Crezee H, Schmidt M, Marder D, Lamprecht U, Ehmann M, Hartmann J, Nadobny J, Gellermann J, van Holthe N, Ghadjar P, Lomax N, Abdel-Rahman S, Bert C, Bakker A, Hurwitz MD, Diederich C, Stauffer PR, van Rhoon GC. Quality assurance guidelines for superficial hyperthermia clinical trials: I. Clinical requirements. Int J Hyperthermia. 2017 Jan 31; 1-12. PMID: 28049386.
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    7. Adams MS, Salgaonkar VA, Plata-Camargo J, Jones PD, Pascal-Tenorio A, Chen HY, Bouley DM, Sommer G, Pauly KB, Diederich C. Endoluminal ultrasound applicators for MR-guided thermal ablation of pancreatic tumors: Preliminary design and evaluation in a porcine pancreas model. Med Phys. 2016 Jul; 43(7):4184. PMID: 27370138; PMCID: PMC4912561 [Available on 07/01/17].
    8. Sethi R, Cunha A, Mellis K, Siauw T, Diederich C, Pouliot J, Hsu IC. Clinical applications of custom-made vaginal cylinders constructed using three-dimensional printing technology. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2016 Jun; 8(3):208-14. PMID: 27504130; PMCID: PMC4965501.
    9. Adams MS, Scott SJ, Salgaonkar VA, Sommer G, Diederich C. Thermal therapy of pancreatic tumours using endoluminal ultrasound: Parametric and patient-specific modelling. Int J Hyperthermia. 2016; 32(2):97-111. PMID: 27097663; PMCID: PMC4928681.
    10. Nazer B, Salgaonkar V, Diederich C, Jones PD, Duggirala S, Tanaka Y, Ng B, Sievers R, Gerstenfeld EP. Epicardial Catheter Ablation Using High-Intensity Ultrasound: Validation in a Swine Model. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Dec; 8(6):1491-7. PMID: 26546345.
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    11. Han M, Rieke V, Scott SJ, Ozhinsky E, Salgaonkar VA, Jones PD, Larson PE, Diederich C, Krug R. Quantifying temperature-dependent T1 changes in cortical bone using ultrashort echo-time MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Dec; 74(6):1548-55. PMID: 26390357; PMCID: PMC4715675 [Available on 12/01/16].
    12. Plata JC, Holbrook AB, Marx M, Salgaonkar V, Jones P, Pascal-Tenorio A, Bouley D, Diederich C, Sommer G, Pauly KB. A feasibility study on monitoring the evolution of apparent diffusion coefficient decrease during thermal ablation. Med Phys. 2015 Sep; 42(9):5130-7. PMID: 26328964.
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    13. Salgaonkar VA, Diederich C. Catheter-based ultrasound technology for image-guided thermal therapy: current technology and applications. Int J Hyperthermia. 2015 Mar; 31(2):203-15. PMID: 25799287; PMCID: PMC4659534.
    14. Adams MS, Scott SJ, Salgaonkar VA, Jones PD, Plata-Camargo JC, Sommer G, Diederich C. Development of an endoluminal high-intensity ultrasound applicator for image-guided thermal therapy of pancreatic tumors. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2015 Feb 07; 9326. PMID: 26677314.
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    15. Zagar TM, Vujaskovic Z, Formenti S, Rugo H, Muggia F, O'Connor B, Myerson R, Stauffer P, Hsu IC, Diederich C, Straube W, Boss MK, Boico A, Craciunescu O, Maccarini P, Needham D, Borys N, Blackwell KL, Dewhirst MW. Two phase I dose-escalation/pharmacokinetics studies of low temperature liposomal doxorubicin (LTLD) and mild local hyperthermia in heavily pretreated patients with local regionally recurrent breast cancer. Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Aug; 30(5):285-94. PMID: 25144817; PMCID: PMC4162656.
    16. Scott SJ, Salgaonkar V, Prakash P, Burdette EC, Diederich C. Interstitial ultrasound ablation of vertebral and paraspinal tumours: parametric and patient-specific simulations. Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Jun; 30(4):228-44. PMID: 25017322; PMCID: PMC4696406.
    17. Salgaonkar VA, Prakash P, Rieke V, Ozhinsky E, Plata J, Kurhanewicz J, Hsu IC, Diederich C. Model-based feasibility assessment and evaluation of prostate hyperthermia with a commercial MR-guided endorectal HIFU ablation array. Med Phys. 2014 Mar; 41(3):033301. PMID: 24593742; PMCID: PMC3987720.
    18. Myerson RJ, Moros EG, Diederich C, Haemmerich D, Hurwitz MD, Hsu IC, McGough RJ, Nau WH, Straube WL, Turner PF, Vujaskovic Z, Stauffer PR. Components of a hyperthermia clinic: recommendations for staffing, equipment, and treatment monitoring. Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Feb; 30(1):1-5. PMID: 24350642.
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    19. Scott SJ, Prakash P, Salgaonkar V, Jones PD, Cam RN, Han M, Rieke V, Burdette EC, Diederich C. Approaches for modelling interstitial ultrasound ablation of tumours within or adjacent to bone: theoretical and experimental evaluations. Int J Hyperthermia. 2013 Nov; 29(7):629-42. PMID: 24102393; PMCID: PMC4026292.
    20. Lamy R, Chan E, Zhang H, Salgaonkar VA, Good SD, Porco TC, Diederich C, Stewart JM. Ultrasound-enhanced penetration of topical riboflavin into the corneal stroma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Aug 28; 54(8):5908-12. PMID: 23920369; PMCID: PMC3757909.
    21. Schlesinger D, Benedict S, Diederich C, Gedroyc W, Klibanov A, Larner J. MR-guided focused ultrasound surgery, present and future. Med Phys. 2013 Aug; 40(8):080901. PMID: 23927296; PMCID: PMC3724793.
    22. Prakash P, Salgaonkar VA, Diederich C. Modelling of endoluminal and interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia and thermal ablation: applications for device design, feedback control and treatment planning. Int J Hyperthermia. 2013 Jun; 29(4):296-307. PMID: 23738697; PMCID: PMC4087028.
    23. Sommer G, Pauly KB, Holbrook A, Plata J, Daniel B, Bouley D, Gill H, Prakash P, Salgaonkar V, Jones P, Diederich C. Applicators for magnetic resonance-guided ultrasonic ablation of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Invest Radiol. 2013 Jun; 48(6):387-94. PMID: 23462673.
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    24. Paulides MM, Stauffer PR, Neufeld E, Maccarini PF, Kyriakou A, Canters RA, Diederich C, Bakker JF, Van Rhoon GC. Simulation techniques in hyperthermia treatment planning. Int J Hyperthermia. 2013 Jun; 29(4):346-57. PMID: 23672453; PMCID: PMC3711016.
    25. Sommer G, Bouley D, Gill H, Daniel B, Pauly KB, Diederich C. Focal ablation of prostate cancer: four roles for magnetic resonance imaging guidance. Can J Urol. 2013 Apr; 20(2):6672-81. PMID: 23587506.
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    26. Prakash P, Salgaonkar VA, Scott SJ, Jones P, Hensley D, Holbrook A, Plata J, Sommer G, Diederich C. MR guided thermal therapy of pancreatic tumors with endoluminal, intraluminal and interstitial catheter-based ultrasound devices: Preliminary theoretical and experimental investigations. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2013 Feb 26; 8584:85840V. PMID: 24860246.
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    27. Prakash P, Salgaonkar VA, Clif Burdette E, Diederich C. Multiple applicator hepatic ablation with interstitial ultrasound devices: theoretical and experimental investigation. Med Phys. 2012 Dec; 39(12):7338-49. PMID: 23231283; PMCID: PMC3523641.
    28. Salgaonkar VA, Prakash P, Diederich C. Temperature superposition for fast computation of 3D temperature distributions during optimization and planning of interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia treatments. Int J Hyperthermia. 2012; 28(3):235-49. PMID: 22515345; PMCID: PMC4659707.
    29. Prakash P, Diederich C. Considerations for theoretical modelling of thermal ablation with catheter-based ultrasonic sources: implications for treatment planning, monitoring and control. Int J Hyperthermia. 2012; 28(1):69-86. PMID: 22235787; PMCID: PMC3366914.
    30. Wootton JH, Prakash P, Hsu IC, Diederich C. Implant strategies for endocervical and interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia adjunct to HDR brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Jul 07; 56(13):3967-84. PMID: 21666290.
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    31. Diederich C, Wootton J, Prakash P, Salgaonkar V, Juang T, Scott S, Chen X, Cunha A, Pouliot J, Hsu IC. Catheter-based ultrasound hyperthermia with HDR brachytherapy for treatment of locally advanced cancer of the prostate and cervix. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2011 Feb 22; 7901:79010O. PMID: 25076820.
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    32. Wootton JH, Hsu IC, Diederich C. Endocervical ultrasound applicator for integrated hyperthermia and HDR brachytherapy in the treatment of locally advanced cervical carcinoma. Med Phys. 2011 Feb; 38(2):598-611. PMID: 21452697; PMCID: PMC3033875.
    33. Sciubba DM, Burdette EC, Cheng JJ, Pennant WA, Noggle JC, Petteys RJ, Alix C, Diederich C, Fichtinger G, Gokaslan ZL, Murphy KP. Percutaneous computed tomography fluoroscopy-guided conformal ultrasonic ablation of vertebral tumors in a rabbit tumor model. Laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Dec; 13(6):773-9. PMID: 21121752.
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    34. Chen X, Diederich C, Wootton JH, Pouliot J, Hsu IC. Optimisation-based thermal treatment planning for catheter-based ultrasound hyperthermia. Int J Hyperthermia. 2010 Feb; 26(1):39-55. PMID: 20100052.
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    35. Stauffer PR, Maccarini P, Arunachalam K, Craciunescu O, Diederich C, Juang T, Rossetto F, Schlorff J, Milligan A, Hsu J, Sneed P, Vujaskovic Z. Conformal microwave array (CMA) applicators for hyperthermia of diffuse chest wall recurrence. Int J Hyperthermia. 2010; 26(7):686-98. PMID: 20849262; PMCID: PMC3055270.
    36. Dewey WC, Diederich C, Dewhirst MW. Hyperthermia classic commentary: 'Arrhenius relationships from the molecule and cell to the clinic' by William Dewey, Int. J. Hyperthermia, 10:457-483, 1994. Int J Hyperthermia. 2009 Feb; 25(1):21-4. PMID: 19219696.
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    37. Chen J, Daniel BL, Diederich C, Bouley DM, van den Bosch MA, Kinsey AM, Sommer G, Pauly KB. Monitoring prostate thermal therapy with diffusion-weighted MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Jun; 59(6):1365-72. PMID: 18506801.
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    38. Kinsey AM, Diederich C, Rieke V, Nau WH, Pauly KB, Bouley D, Sommer G. Transurethral ultrasound applicators with dynamic multi-sector control for prostate thermal therapy: in vivo evaluation under MR guidance. Med Phys. 2008 May; 35(5):2081-93. PMID: 18561684; PMCID: PMC2673638.
    39. Diederich C, Nau WH, Kinsey A, Ross T, Wootton J, Juang T, Butts-Pauly K, Rieke V, Chen J, Bouley DM, Sommer G. Catheter-based ultrasound devices and MR thermal monitoring for conformal prostate thermal therapy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008; 2008:3664-8. PMID: 19163505.
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    40. Wootton JH, Ross AB, Diederich C. Prostate thermal therapy with high intensity transurethral ultrasound: the impact of pelvic bone heating on treatment delivery. Int J Hyperthermia. 2007 Dec; 23(8):609-22. PMID: 18097849.
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    41. Diederich C. Society of Thermal Medicine Robinson Award 2007. Int J Hyperthermia. 2007 Aug; 23(5):473-4. PMID: 17701539.
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    42. Rieke V, Kinsey AM, Ross AB, Nau WH, Diederich C, Sommer G, Pauly KB. Referenceless MR thermometry for monitoring thermal ablation in the prostate. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2007 Jun; 26(6):813-21. PMID: 17679332; PMCID: PMC2780365.
    43. Nau WH, Diederich C, Shu R, Kinsey A, Bass E, Lotz J, Hu S, Simko J, Ferrier W, Sutton J, Attawia M, Pellegrino R. Intradiscal thermal therapy using interstitial ultrasound: an in vivo investigation in ovine cervical spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Mar 01; 32(5):503-11. PMID: 17334283.
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    44. Nau WH, Diederich C, Simko J, Juang T, Jacoby A, Burdette EC. Ultrasound interstitial thermal therapy (USITT) for the treatment of uterine myomas. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2007 Feb 09; 6440:64400F. PMID: 25076819.
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    45. Bouley DM, Daniel B, Pauly KB, Liu E, Kinsey A, Nau W, Diederich C, Sommer G. Correlation of contrast-enhanced MR images with the histopathology of minimally invasive thermal and cryoablation cancer treatments in normal dog prostates. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2007 Feb 08; 6440:644006. PMID: 25076818.
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    46. Pauly KB, Diederich C, Rieke V, Bouley D, Chen J, Nau WH, Ross AB, Kinsey AM, Sommer G. Magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity ultrasound ablation of the prostate. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Jun; 17(3):195-207. PMID: 17414077.
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    47. Kinsey AM, Diederich C, Tyreus PD, Nau WH, Rieke V, Pauly KB. Multisectored interstitial ultrasound applicators for dynamic angular control of thermal therapy. Med Phys. 2006 May; 33(5):1352-63. PMID: 16752571.
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    48. Bass EC, Nau WH, Diederich C, Liebenberg E, Shu R, Pellegrino R, Sutton J, Attawia M, Hu SS, Ferrier WT, Lotz JC. Intradiscal thermal therapy does not stimulate biologic remodeling in an in vivo sheep model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Jan 15; 31(2):139-45. PMID: 16418631.
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    49. Diederich C. Thermal ablation and high-temperature thermal therapy: overview of technology and clinical implementation. Int J Hyperthermia. 2005 Dec; 21(8):745-53. PMID: 16338857.
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    50. Pisani LJ, Ross AB, Diederich C, Nau WH, Sommer FG, Glover GH, Butts K. Effects of spatial and temporal resolution for MR image-guided thermal ablation of prostate with transurethral ultrasound. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jul; 22(1):109-18. PMID: 15971190.
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    51. Ross AB, Diederich C, Nau WH, Rieke V, Butts RK, Sommer G, Gill H, Bouley DM. Curvilinear transurethral ultrasound applicator for selective prostate thermal therapy. Med Phys. 2005 Jun; 32(6):1555-65. PMID: 16013714.
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    52. Nau WH, Diederich C, Shu R. Feasibility of using interstitial ultrasound for intradiscal thermal therapy: a study in human cadaver lumbar discs. Phys Med Biol. 2005 Jun 21; 50(12):2807-21. PMID: 15930604.
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    53. Nau WH, Diederich C, Ross AB, Butts K, Rieke V, Bouley DM, Gill H, Daniel B, Sommer G. MRI-guided interstitial ultrasound thermal therapy of the prostate: a feasibility study in the canine model. Med Phys. 2005 Mar; 32(3):733-43. PMID: 15839345.
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    54. Diederich C, Nau WH, Ross AB, Tyreus PD, Butts K, Rieke V, Sommer G. Catheter-based ultrasound applicators for selective thermal ablation: progress towards MRI-guided applications in prostate. Int J Hyperthermia. 2004 Nov; 20(7):739-56. PMID: 15675669.
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    55. Stafford RJ, Price RE, Diederich C, Kangasniemi M, Olsson LE, Hazle JD. Interleaved echo-planar imaging for fast multiplanar magnetic resonance temperature imaging of ultrasound thermal ablation therapy. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Oct; 20(4):706-14. PMID: 15390144.
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    56. Nau WH, Diederich C. Evaluation of temperature distributions in cadaveric lumbar spine during nucleoplasty. Phys Med Biol. 2004 Apr 21; 49(8):1583-94. PMID: 15152694.
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    57. Tyréus PD, Diederich C. Two-dimensional acoustic attenuation mapping of high-temperature interstitial ultrasound lesions. Phys Med Biol. 2004 Feb 21; 49(4):533-46. PMID: 15005163.
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    58. Ross AB, Diederich C, Nau WH, Gill H, Bouley DM, Daniel B, Rieke V, Butts RK, Sommer G. Highly directional transurethral ultrasound applicators with rotational control for MRI-guided prostatic thermal therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2004 Jan 21; 49(2):189-204. PMID: 15083666.
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    59. Nau WH, Diederich C, Ross AB, Rieke V, Butts K, Sommers G. Evaluation of endorectal and urethral cooling devices during MR-guided ultrasound thermal ablation in canine prostate. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004; 4:2492-5. PMID: 17270778.
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    60. Kinsey AM, Tyreus PD, Rieke V, Butts K, Nau WH, Sommer G, Diederich C. Interstitial ultrasound applicators with dynamic angular control for thermal ablation of tumors under MR-guidance. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004; 4:2496-9. PMID: 17270779.
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    61. Rieke V, Ross AB, Nau WH, Diederich C, Sommer G, Butts K. MRI-temperature mapping during ultrasound prostate ablation using fat for phase estimation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004; 4:2500-2. PMID: 17270780.
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    62. Kleinstueck FS, Diederich C, Nau WH, Puttlitz CM, Smith JA, Bradford DS, Lotz JC. Temperature and thermal dose distributions during intradiscal electrothermal therapy in the cadaveric lumbar spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Aug 01; 28(15):1700-8; discussion 1709. PMID: 12897495.
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    63. Tyréus PD, Nau WH, Diederich C. Effect of applicator diameter on lesion size from high temperature interstitial ultrasound thermal therapy. Med Phys. 2003 Jul; 30(7):1855-63. PMID: 12906204.
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    64. Kangasniemi M, Diederich C, Price RE, Stafford RJ, Schomer DF, Olsson LE, Tyreus PD, Nau WH, Hazle JD. Multiplanar MR temperature-sensitive imaging of cerebral thermal treatment using interstitial ultrasound applicators in a canine model. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2002 Nov; 16(5):522-31. PMID: 12412028.
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    65. Tyréus PD, Diederich C. Theoretical model of internally cooled interstitial ultrasound applicators for thermal therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2002 Apr 07; 47(7):1073-89. PMID: 11996056.
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    66. Hazle JD, Diederich C, Kangasniemi M, Price RE, Olsson LE, Stafford RJ. MRI-guided thermal therapy of transplanted tumors in the canine prostate using a directional transurethral ultrasound applicator. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2002 Apr; 15(4):409-17. PMID: 11948830.
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    67. Deardorff DL, Diederich C. Axial control of thermal coagulation using a multi-element interstitial ultrasound applicator with internal cooling. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2000; 47(1):170-8. PMID: 18238528.
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    68. Diederich C, Nau WH, Stauffer PR. Ultrasound applicators for interstitial thermal coagulation. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1999; 46(5):1218-28. PMID: 18244315.
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    69. Diederich C. Interstitial ultrasound applicators are practical from an engineering perspective for treating large tumours. Int J Hyperthermia. 1996 Mar-Apr; 12(2):305-6. PMID: 8926398.
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    70. Diederich C, Hynynen K. The feasibility of using electrically focused ultrasound arrays to induce deep hyperthermia via body cavities. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 1991; 38(3):207-19. PMID: 18267577.
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    71. Diederich C, Hynynen K. The development of intracavitary ultrasonic applicators for hyperthermia: a design and experimental study. Med Phys. 1990 Jul-Aug; 17(4):626-34. PMID: 2215407.
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    72. Diederich C, Hynynen K. Induction of hyperthermia using an intracavitary multielement ultrasonic applicator. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1989 Apr; 36(4):432-8. PMID: 2714822.
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    73. Diederich C, Clegg S, Roemer RB. A spherical source model for the thermal pulse decay method of measuring blood perfusion: a sensitivity analysis. J Biomech Eng. 1989 Feb; 111(1):55-61. PMID: 2747234.
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