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Kristofer Kainz PhD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiation Oncology
Program: Physics


Publications (36)

  • Consistency Check of Deformable Image Registration-Based Dose Summation for Off-Line Adaptive Re-Planning. (Kainz K, Alvarez JG, Zhong H, Tai A, Ahunbay EE, Erickson BA, Li A) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2021 Nov 01;111(3S):e150 PMID: 34700789 10/28/2021    
  • Clinical experience with planning, quality assurance, and delivery of burst-mode modulated arc therapy. (Kainz K, Prah D, Ahunbay E, Li XA) J Appl Clin Med Phys 2016 Sep;17(5):1-13 PMID: 28297461 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995550727 03/16/2017    
  • Clinical experience with planning, quality assurance, and delivery of burst-mode modulated arc therapy. (Kainz K, Prah D, Ahunbay E, Li XA) J Appl Clin Med Phys 2016 09 08;17(5):47-59 PMID: 27685123 PMCID: PMC5874115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995550727 09/30/2016    
  • Automated Tracking of Fractional and Accumulated Doses for Triggering Adaptive Replanning. (Kainz K, Lim SN, Li A) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):E669 PMID: 27675312 09/28/2016    
  • SU-E-T-153: Burst-Mode Modulated Arc Therapy with Flattening-Filter-Free Beams Versus Flattening-Filtered Beams. (Kainz K, Lawton C, Li X) Med Phys 2015 Jun;42(6):3367 PMID: 26127819 07/02/2015    
  • Comparing the quality of passively-scattered proton and photon tomotherapy plans for brain and head and neck disease sites. (Kainz K, Firat S, Wilson JF, Schultz C, Siker M, Wang A, Olson D, Li XA) Phys Med Biol 2015 Mar 21;60(6):2167-77 PMID: 25683607 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924658067 02/17/2015       1 Citation
  • Physics of hypofractionated whole breast irradiation (Kainz K, Allen Li X) Short Course Breast Radiotherapy: A Comprehensive Review of Hypofractionation, Partial Breast, and Intra-Operative Irradiation 1 January 2015:137-152 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960399474 01/01/2015    
  • SU-E-T-539: Fixed Versus Variable Optimization Points in Combined-Mode Modulated Arc Therapy Planning. (Kainz K, Prah D, Ahunbay E, Li X) Med Phys 2014 Jun;41(6):351 PMID: 28036862 06/01/2014    
  • A phase I/II study piloting accelerated partial breast irradiation using CT-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy in the prone position. (Bergom C, Prior P, Kainz K, Morrow NV, Ahunbay EE, Walker A, Allen Li X, White J) Radiother Oncol 2013 Aug;108(2):215-9 PMID: 23932158 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885371100 08/13/2013       14 Citations
  • SU‐E‐CAMPUS‐T‐04: Plan Quality of Proton Vs. Photon IMRT for Whole Ventricle Irradiation (Kainz K, Wang W, Firat S, Wilson J, Schultz C, li X) Medical Physics June 2013;40(6):380 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024790280 01/01/2013    
  • SU-E-T-438: Optimal Proton Beam Energy to Treat Adult CNS, Adult Head and Neck, and Pediatric Cancers. (Kainz K, Firat S, Wilson J, Li X) Med Phys 2012 Jun;39(6Part16):3805 PMID: 28517199 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024822106 06/01/2012    
  • Simultaneous irradiation of the breast and regional lymph nodes in prone position using helical tomotherapy. (Kainz K, White J, Chen GP, Hermand J, England M, Li XA) Br J Radiol 2012 Oct;85(1018):e899-905 PMID: 22457317 PMCID: PMC3474030 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84866867343 03/30/2012       8 Citations
  • A planning and delivery study of a rotational IMRT technique with burst delivery. (Kainz K, Chen GP, Chang YW, Prah D, Sharon Qi X, Shukla HP, Stahl J, Allen Li X) Med Phys 2011 Sep;38(9):5104-18 PMID: 21978056 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052415918 10/08/2011       14 Citations
  • The dosimetric and delivery advantages of a new 160-leaf MLC. (Prah DE, Kainz K, Peng C, Li XA) Technol Cancer Res Treat 2011 Jun;10(3):219-29 PMID: 21517128 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79955532025 04/27/2011       4 Citations
  • SU‐E‐T‐793: Static‐Gantry and Rotational IMRT with Flattening Filter Free versus Flattening Filtered Beams (Chen G, hu X, Kainz K, Chang Y, li X) Medical Physics June 2011;38(6):3673 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029264062 01/01/2011    
  • SU‐E‐T‐417: A Planning and Delivery Study of a Rotational IMRT Technique with Burst Delivery (Kainz K, Chen G, Chang Y, Prah D, Shukla H, Stahl J, li X) Medical Physics June 2011;38(6):3584 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024803326 01/01/2011    
  • The role of image guided radiotherapy in the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma (Bradley JA, Kainz K, Li XA, Wang D) Current Cancer Therapy Reviews 2010;6(3):207-213 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77958028540 10/25/2010       2 Citations
  • Investigation of helical tomotherapy for partial-breast irradiation of prone-positioned patients. (Kainz K, White J, Herman J, Li XA) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 May 01;74(1):275-82 PMID: 19362247 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-64049118515 04/14/2009       18 Citations
  • A comparison of daily megavoltage CT and ultrasound image guided radiation therapy for prostate cancer. (Peng C, Kainz K, Lawton C, Li XA) Med Phys 2008 Dec;35(12):5619-28 PMID: 19175119 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-56749165429 01/30/2009       23 Citations
  • TU‐C‐303A‐09: Can Lung Dose‐Volume Criteria Derived From 3D Era Be Safely Used for 4D Planning? (hu B, Kainz K, Rooney J, li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2726 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024818315 01/01/2009    
  • SU‐FF‐T‐115: Dosimetric Comparison of Helical Tomotherapy with Conventional Techniques for Simultaneous Irradiation of Prone Breast and Regional Lymph Nodes (Kainz K, White J, Chen G, Li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2546 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024811561 01/01/2009    
  • SU‐FF‐T‐135: Dosimetric and Delivery Advantages of a New 160‐Leaf MLC (Prah D, Kainz K, Peng C, li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2551 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024801677 01/01/2009    
  • SU‐FF‐T‐595: Correlations of Organ Growth with Age, Body Mass, and Height for Pediatric Radiotherapy Treatment Planning (Kainz K, Firat S, Moulder J, Kalakota K, Bagley J, Li X) Medical Physics June 2009;36(6):2661 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-74449085990 01/01/2009       1 Citation
  • TU‐D‐AUD B‐03: MVCT‐Guided Partial‐Breast Irradiation in Prone Position: Daily Setup Uncertainty and Dose Verification (Kainz K, White J, li X) Medical Physics June 2008;35(6):2901-2902 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84866858013 01/01/2008       1 Citation
  • SU‐GG‐T‐415: Improved Critical Structure Sparing with Biologically‐Based Treatment Planning Systems (qi S, Semenenko V, Kainz K, li X) Medical Physics June 2008;35(6):2820 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024815966 01/01/2008    
  • Correlation between internal fiducial tumor motion and external marker motion for liver tumors imaged with 4D-CT. (Beddar AS, Kainz K, Briere TM, Tsunashima Y, Pan T, Prado K, Mohan R, Gillin M, Krishnan S) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2007 Feb 01;67(2):630-8 PMID: 17236980 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33846245486 01/24/2007       108 Citations
  • TU‐FF‐A2‐03: Image‐Guided Helical Tomotherapy to Treat Advanced Cancers of the Scalp: Prospects for Dose Conformity and Clinical Outcome (Kainz K, Wilson JF, Schultz C, Jursinic P, li XA) Medical Physics June 2007;34(6):2576 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024788691 01/01/2007    
  • SU‐FF‐J‐45: A Comparison of Daily Megavoltage CT and Ultrasound Imaging Guided Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Peng C, Kainz K, Lawton C, li X) Medical Physics June 2007;34(6):2378 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024794577 01/01/2007    
  • WE‐C‐M100F‐02: Simultaneous Irradiation of Prone Breast and Regional Lymph Nodes Using Helical Tomotherapy (Kainz K, White J, Herman J, England M, li X) Medical Physics June 2007;34(6):2592 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024796634 01/01/2007    
  • SU‐FF‐T‐442: Use Of A 2D Array Of Diodes To Test The Accuracy Of MLC Leaf Position And Gap Width (Jursinic P, Kainz K, Ahunbay E, Albano K) Medical Physics June 2006;33(6):2147 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34347387845 01/01/2006       1 Citation
  • SU‐FF‐J‐64: Feasibility of a Feedback‐Guided Breath‐Hold Technique for Thoracic Radiation Therapy (Kainz K, Liu H, Balter P, Tutt T, Hunjan S, Prado K, Liao Z) Medical Physics June 2006;33(6):2035 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024798910 01/01/2006    
  • SU‐FF‐J‐43: Correlation Between External Abdominal and Internal Liver Fiducial Motion in 4D‐CT (Kainz K, Beddar A, Briere T, Tsunashima Y, Pan T, Prado K, Crane C, Mohan R, Gillin M, Krishnan S) Medical Physics June 2006;33(6):2030 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024808572 01/01/2006    
  • Dual scattering foil design for poly-energetic electron beams. (Kainz KK, Antolak JA, Almond PR, Bloch CD, Hogstrom KR) Phys Med Biol 2005 Mar 07;50(5):755-67 PMID: 15798252 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-16444384386 03/31/2005       6 Citations
  • Dose properties of x-ray beams produced by laser-wakefield-accelerated electrons. (Kainz KK, Hogstrom KR, Antolak JA, Almond PR, Bloch CD) Phys Med Biol 2005 Jan 07;50(1):N1-10 PMID: 15715431 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-13244270143 02/18/2005       1 Citation
  • Dose properties of a laser accelerated electron beam and prospects for clinical application. (Kainz KK, Hogstrom KR, Antolak JA, Almond PR, Bloch CD, Chiu C, Fomytskyi M, Raischel F, Downer M, Tajima T) Med Phys 2004 Jul;31(7):2053-67 PMID: 15305458 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-3142720342 08/13/2004       29 Citations
  • Lambda spectra in 11.6A GeV/c Au-Au collisions. (Albergo S, Bellwied R, Bennett M, Boemi D, Bonner B, Caines H, Christie W, Costa S, Crawford HJ, Cronqvist M, Debbe R, Engelage J, Flores I, Greiner L, Hallman T, Hijazi G, Hoffmann G, Huang HZ, Humanic TJ, Insolia A, Jensen P, Judd EG, Kainz K, Kaplan M, Kelly S, Kotov I, Kunde G, Lindstrom PJ, Ljubicic T, Llope W, LoCurto G, Longacre R, Lynn D, Madansky L, Mahzeh N, Milosevich Z, Mitchell JM, Mitchell JW, Nehmeh S, Nociforo C, Paganis S, Pandey SU, Potenza R, Russ DE, Saulys A, Schambach J, Sheen J, Sugarbaker E, Takahashi J, Tang J, Trattner AL, Trentalange S, Tricomi A, Tuvè C, Whitfield JP, Wilson K) Phys Rev Lett 2002 Feb 11;88(6):062301 PMID: 11863798 02/28/2002    
  • Last update: 10/28/2021