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Predictors of thrombosis in hepatic vasculature during microwave ablation of an in-vivo porcine model

Chiang J, Willey BJ, Munoz del Rio A, Lee FT Jr, Hinshaw JL, Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; in press, 2014. PDF

Percutaneous microwave ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: initial clinical results with 107 tumors

Ziemlewicz T, Lubner MG, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL
J Vasc Interv Radiol; in press, 2014.

Modeling and validation of microwave ablations with internal vaporization

Chiang J, Birla S, Jones D, Subbiah J, Brace CL.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng; in press, 2014. PDF

Creation of short microwave ablation zones: In vivo characterization of single and paired modified triaxial antennas

Lubner MG, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 25:1633-1640, 2014. PDF

Percutaneous tumor ablation tools: Microwave, radiofrequency, or cryoablation. What should you use and why?

Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Ziemlewicz TJ, Brace CL, Lee FT Jr.
Radiographics; 34:1344-1362, 2014. PDF

High powered microwave ablation of T1a renal cell carcinoma: Safety and early clinical efficacy

Moreland A, Ziemlewicz T, Best S, Hinshaw JL, Lubner M, Alexander M, Brace CL, Kitchin D, Hedican S, Nakada S, Lee FT Jr, Abel JE.
J Endourol; in press, 2014. PDF

Microwave ablation of malignant hepatic tumors: Intraperitoneal fluid instillation prevents collateral damage and allows more aggressive case selection

Kitchin D, Lubner MG, Ziemlewicz TJ, Hinshaw JL, Alexander M, Brace CL, Lee FT Jr
Int J Hyperthermia; 30:299-305, 2014. PDF

Image-guided tumor ablation: standardization of terminology and reporting criteria – a 10-year update

Ahmed M, Solbiati L, Brace CL, Breen DJ, Callstrom MR, Charboneau JW, Chen MH, Choi BI, de Baère T, Dodd GD 3rd, Dupuy DE, Gervais DA, Gianfelice D, Gillams AR, Lee FT Jr, Leen E, Lencioni R, Littrup PJ, Livraghi T, Lu DS, McGahan JP, Meloni MF, Nikolic B, Pereira PL, Liang P, Rhim H, Rose SC, Salem R, Sofocleous CT, Solomon SB, Soulen MC, Tanaka M, Vogl TJ, Wood BJ, Goldberg SN
Radiology; 273:241-260, 2014. PDF

Microwave ablation of hepatic malignancy

Lubner MG, Brace CL, Ziemlewicz TJ, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr.
Semin Intervent Radiol; 30:56-66, 2013. PDF | PubMed Central

Tumor ablation: Common modalities and general practices

Knavel EM, Brace CL.
Tech Vasc Intervent Radiol; 16:192-200, 2013. PDF

Design and validation of a thermoreversible material for percutaneous tissue hydrodissection

Johnson A, Sprangers AJ, Heyrman S, Cassidy P, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Brace CL.
J Biomed Mater Res Part B; 101:1400-1409, 2013. PDF

A dual-slot microwave antenna for more spherical ablation zones: Ex vivo and in vivo validation

Chiang J, Hynes KA, Bedoya M, Brace CL.
Radiology; 268:382-389, 2013. PDF | PubMed Central

Microwave tumor ablation: Cooperative academic-industry development of a high-power gas-cooled system with early clinical results

Brace CL, Ziemlewicz TJ, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Schefelker R, Lee FT Jr.
SPIE Proceedings; 858405:1-3, 2013. PDF

A comparison of direct heating during radiofrequency and microwave ablation in ex vivo liver

Andreano A, Brace CL.
Cardiovasc and Intervent Radiol; 36:505-511, 2013. PDF | PubMed Central

Computational modelling of microwave tumour ablations

Chiang J, Wang P, Brace CL.
Int J Hyperthermia; 29:308-317, 2013. PDF

Visualizing ex vivo radiofrequency and microwave ablation zones using electrode vibration elastography

DeWall R, Varghese T, Brace CL.
Med Phys; 39:6692-6700, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

Contrast media-doped hydrodissection during thermal ablation: Optimizing contrast media concentration for improved visibility on CT images

Campbell C, Lubner MG, Hinshaw JL, Munoz del Rio A, Brace CL.
Am J Roentgenology; 199:677-682, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

Flow-dependent vascular heat transfer during microwave thermal ablation

Chiang J, Hynes K, Brace CL.
IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc; 2012:5582-5585, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

High-powered microwave ablation with a small-gauge gas cooled antenna: Initial ex vivo and in vivo results

Lubner MG, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 23:405-411, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

High-powered gas-cooled microwave ablation: Shaft cooling creates and effective stick function without altering the ablation zone.

Knavel E, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Andreano A, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL.
Am J Roentgenology; 198:W260-W265, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

Quantifying local stiffness variations in radiofrequency ablations with dynamic nanoindentation

DeWall R, Varghese T, Brace CL.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng; 59:728-35, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

Tissue dielectric measurement using an interstitial dipole antenna

Wang P, Brace CL.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng; 59:115-121, 2012. PDF | PubMed Central

Thermal tumor ablation in clinical use

Brace CL.
IEEE Pulse; 2:28-38, 2011. PDF

Learning assessment in a design-throughout-the-curriculum program

Chesler N, Brace CL, Tompkins W.
ASEE Meeting Digest; AC 2011-117:1-4, 2011. PDF

Expanded modeling of temperature-dependent dielectric properties for microwave thermal ablation

Ji Z, Brace CL.
Phys Med Biol; 56:5249-5264, 2011. PDF | PubMed Central

Dual-slot antennas for microwave tissue heating: Parametric design analysis and experimental validation.

Brace CL.
Med Phys; 38:4232-4240, 2011. PDF | PubMed Central | VJBio Feature

Thermal ablation for the treatment of abdominal tumors

Brace CL, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG.
J Vis Exp; Mar 7:1-4, 2011. PDF | PubMed Central

Thermal ablation of lung tumors

Sonntag PD, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Brace CL, Lee FT Jr.
Surg Oncol Clin N Am; 20:369-387, 2011. PDF | PubMed Central

Principles of and advances in percutaneous ablation

Ahmed M, Brace CL, Lee FT Jr, and Goldberg SN.
Radiology; 258:351-369, 2011. PDF

Temperature isotherms during pulmonary cryoablation and their correlation with the zone of ablation

Hinshaw JL, Durick NA, Leung W, Lee FT Jr, Sampson LA, and Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 21:1424-1428, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Optimizing the protocol for pulmonary cryoablation: A comparison of a dual and triple freeze protocol

Hinshaw JL, Sampson LA, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol; 33:1180-1185, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Microwave tissue ablation: Biophysics, technology, and applications.

Brace CL.
Crit Rev Biomed Eng; 38:65-78, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Microwave tumor ablation: Mechanism of action, clinical results and devices.

Lubner MG, Brace CL, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 21:S192-203, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Tissue contraction caused by radiofrequency and microwave ablation: A laboratory study in liver and lung.

Brace CL, Diaz TA, Hinshaw JL, Lee, FT Jr.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 21:1280-1286, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Microwaves create larger ablations than radiofrequency when controlled for power in ex vivo tissue

Andreano A, Huang Y, Meloni MF, Lee FT Jr, Brace CL.
Med Phys; 37:2967-2973, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Ultrasound-based relative elastic modulus imaging for visualizing thermal ablation zones in a porcine model

Jiang J, Brace CL, Andreano A, DeWall RJ, Rubert N, Fisher T, Varghese T, Lee FT Jr, Hall TJ.
Phys Med Biol; 55:2281-2306, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Electrode displacement strain imaging of thermally-ablated liver tissue in an in vivo animal model.

Rubert N, Bharat S, DeWall RJ, Andreano A, Brace CL, Jiang J, Sampson LA, Varghese T.
Med Phys; 37:1075-1082, 2010. PDF | PubMed Central

Tumor boundary estimation through time domain peaks monitoring: Numerical predictions and experimental results in tissue mimicking phantoms

Wang P, Brace CL, Converse M, Webster JW.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng; 56:2634-2641, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Multiple-antenna microwave ablation: Spatially distributing power improves thermal profiles and reduces invasiveness.

Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Lee FT Jr and Brace CL.
J Interv Oncol; 2:65-72, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Radiology-pathology correlation of pulmonary cryoablation in a porcine model.

Hinshaw JL, Durick NA, Leung W, Lee FT Jr, Warner TF, Sampson LA, and Brace CL.
J Interv Oncol; 2:73-79, 2009. PDF

Microwave ablation technology: What every user should know

Brace CL.
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol; 38:61-68, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Periodic contrast-enhanced computed tomography for ablation treatment monitoring.

Brace CL, Mistretta CA, Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr.
IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc; 1:4299-4302, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Microwave ablation versus radiofrequency ablation in the kidney: High-power triaxial antennas create larger ablation zones than similarly sized internally cooled electrodes

Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Lee FT Jr and Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 20:1224-1229, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Young's modulus reconstruction for radio-frequency ablation electrode-induced displacement fields: A feasibility study

Jiang JJ, Varghese T, Brace CL, Madsen EL, Hall TJ, Bharat S, Hobson MA, Zagzebski JA, Lee FT Jr.
IEEE Trans Medical Imaging; 28:1325-1334, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Radiofrequency and microwave ablation of the liver, lung, kidney, and bone: what are the differences?

Brace CL.
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol; 38:135-143, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Pulmonary thermal ablation: Comparison of radiofrequency and microwave devices by using gross pathologic and CT findings in a swine model

Brace CL, Hinshaw JL, Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, and Lee FT Jr.
Radiology; 251:705-711, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central | Medical Physics Web Feature

Radiofrequency ablation: Simultaneous application of multiple electrodes via switching creates larger, more confluent ablations than sequential application

Brace CL, Sampson LA, Hinshaw JL, Sandhu N, and Lee FT Jr.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 20:118-124, 2009. PDF | PubMed Central

Does selective intubation increase ablation zone size during pulmonary cryoablation?

Hinshaw JL, Lee FT Jr, Sampson LA, and Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 19:1497-1501, 2008. PDF

Temperature-dependent dielectric properties of liver tissue measured during thermal ablation: Toward an improved numerical model

Brace CL.
IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc; 1:230-233, 2008. PDF

Microwave ablation with triaxial antennas tuned for lung: Results in an in vivo porcine model

Durick N, Laeseke PF, Broderick LS, Warner TM, Frey TM, Sampson LA, Van der Weide DW, Lee FT Jr, and Brace CL.
Radiology; 247:80-87, 2008. PDF

Multiple-electrode radiofrequency ablation: comparison with a conventional cluster electrode in an in vivo porcine kidney model

Laeseke PF, Sampson LS, Frey TM, Mukherjee R, Winter TC III, Lee FT Jr and Brace CL.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 18:1005-1010, 2007. PDF

Microwave ablation with multiple simultaneously powered small-gauge triaxial antennas: Results from an in vivo swine liver model

Brace CL, Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Frey TM, van der Weide DW and Lee FT Jr.
Radiology; 244:151-156, 2007. PDF

Radiofrequency ablation with a high-power generator: Device efficacy in an in vivo porcine liver model

Brace CL, Laeseke PF, Frey TM, Sampson LS and Lee FT Jr.
Int J Hyperthermia; 23:387-294, 2007. PDF

Multiple-electrode RF ablation of hepatic malignancies: Initial clinical experience

Laeseke PF, Frey TM, Brace CL, Sampson LS, Winter TW III and Lee FT Jr.
Am J Roentgenology; 188:1485-1494, 2007. PDF

Microwave ablation with a single small-gauge triaxial antenna: In vivo porcine liver model

Brace CL, Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Frey TM, van der Weide DW and Lee FT Jr.
Radiology; 242:435-440, 2007. PDF | PubMed Central

Multiple-electrode radiofrequency ablation creates confluent areas of necrosis: Results in in vivo porcine liver

Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Haemmerich D, Brace CL, Fine JP, Tatum TM, Winter TC III and Lee FT Jr.
Radiology; 241:116-124, 2006. PDF

Electrical isolation of organs during radiofrequency ablation: 5% dextrose in water provides better protection than saline

Brace CL, Laeseke PF, Prasad V and Lee FT Jr.
IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc; 1:5021-5024, 2006. PDF

Unintended thermal injuries from radiofrequency ablation: Protection with 5% dextrose in water

Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Brace CL, Winter TC III, Fine JP and Lee FT Jr.
Am J Roentgenology; 186:S249-S254, 2006. PDF

Multiple-electrode RF ablation: Simultaneous production of separate zones of coagulation in an in vivo porcine liver model

Laeseke PF, Sampson LA, Haemmerich D, Brace CL, Fine JP, Tatum TM, Winter TC III and Lee FT Jr.
J Vasc Interv Radiol; 16:1727-1735, 2005. PDF

Microwave ablation with a triaxial antenna: results in ex vivo bovine liver.

Brace CL, Laeseke PF, van der Weide DW and Lee FT Jr.
IEEE Trans Microw Theory Tech; 53:215-220, 2005. PDF | PubMed Central

Analysis and experimental validation of a triaxial antenna for microwave tumor ablation

Brace CL, van der Weide DW, Lee FT Jr, Laeseke PF and Sampson LA.
IEEE IMS Digest; 3:1437-1440, 2004. PDF | PubMed Central