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Biomedical Computing and Devices Laboratory

Biomedical Computing and Devices Lab

Kansas State University
3098 Engineering Hall
1701D Platt St
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone: (785) 532-3358

Email: prakashp@ksu.edu



Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

 1.     S. Curto, P. Faridi, T. Shrestha, M. Pyle, L. Maurmann, D. Troyer, S. Bossmann, P. Prakash, “An integrated platform for small-animal hyperthermia investigations under ultra-high field MRI guidance,” International Journal of Hyperthermia, In Press – Accepted for publication, 2017. [DOI]

2.     J. Sebek, S. Curto, J. Eaton-Evans, J. Bouchier-Hayes, G. Ruvio, C. Ganta, W. Beard, N. Buttar, L. W-K. Song, P. Prakash, “Feasibility assessment of microwave ablation for treating esophageal varices,” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 11(3): 031013 – 0310130-8, 2017. [DOI]

3.     S. Curto, A. Garcia-Miquel, M. Suh, N. Vidal, J. M. Lopez-Villegas, P. Prakash, “Design and characterization of a phased antenna array for intact breast hyperthermia,” International Journal of Hyperthermia, In Press – Accepted for publication, 2017. [DOI]      

4.     G. Deshazer, M. Hagmann, D. Merck, J. Sebek, K. Moore, P. Prakash, “Computational modeling 915 MHz microwave ablation: comparative assessment of temperature-dependent tissue dielectric models,” Medical Physics, In Press – Accepted for publication, 2017. [DOI

5.     B. T. McWilliams, H. Wang, V. J. Binns, S. Curto, S. H. Bossmann, P. Prakash, “Experimental investigation of magnetic nanoparticle-enhanced microwave hyperthermia,” Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 8(3), 2017. [DOI]

6.     A. Garcia-Miquel, S. Curto, N. Vidal, J. M. Lopez-Villegas, F. M. Ramos, P. Prakash, “Multilayered broadband antenna for compact embedded implantable medical devices: design and characterization,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 159: 1-13, 2017. [DOI]

7.     J Sebek, S Curto, R Bortel, P Prakash. Analysis of minimally invasive directional antennas for microwave tissue ablation. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 33(1): 51-60, 2017. [Pubmed] [DOI]

8.     G Deshazer, P Prakash, D Merck, D Haemmerich. Experimental measurement of microwave ablation heating pattern and comparison to computer simulations. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 33(1): 74-82, 2017. [Pubmed] [DOI]

9.     J Sebek, N Albin, R Bortel, B Natarajan, P Prakash. Sensitivity of microwave ablation models to tissue biophysical properties: a first step toward probabilistic modeling and treatment planning. Medical Physics, 43(5): 2469-61, 2016. [Pubmed] [DOI]

10.   G Deshazer, D Merck, M Hagmann, DE Dupuy, P Prakash. Physical modeling of microwave ablation zone clinical margin variance. Medical Physics, 43(4): 1764-76, 2016. [Pubmed] [DOI]

11.   G Podaru, P Prakash, V Chikan. Magnetic field induced ultrasound from colloidal superparamagnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(4): 2386-91, 2016. [DOI

12.   S Curto, M Taj-Eldin, D Fairchild, P Prakash. Microwave ablation at 915 MHz vs. 2.45 GHz: a theoretical and experimental investigation. Medical Physics, 42(11): 6152-61, 2015. [Pubmed] [DOI]

13.   S Curto, P Prakash. Design of a compact antenna with flared groundplane for a wearable breast hyperthermia system. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 31(7): 726-36, 2015. [Pubmed] [DOI]

14.   B McWilliams, E Schnell, S Curto, T Fahrbach, P Prakash. A directional interstitial antenna for microwave tissue ablation: theoretical and experimental investigation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62(9): 2144-50, 2015. [Pubmed] [DOI

15.   G Podaru, J Moore, RK Dani, P Prakash, V Chikan. Nested Helmholtz coil design for producing homogeneous transient rotating magnetic fields. Review of Scientific Instruments, 86(3): 034701, 2015. [Pubmed] [DOI]

16.   G Podaru, S Ogden, A Baxter, T Shrestha, S Ren, P Thapa, RK Dani, H Wang, MT Basel, P Prakash, SH Bossmann, V Chikan. Pulsed magnetic field induced fast drug release from magneto liposomes via ultrasound generation. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118(40): 11715-22, 2014. [Pubmed] [DOI]

17.   SJ Scott, V Salgaonkar, P Prakash, EC Burdette, CJ Diederich. Interstitial ultrasound ablation of vertebral and paraspinal tumors: parametric and patient-specific simulations. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 30(4): 228-44, 2014. [Pubmed] [DOI]

18.   VA Salgaonkar, P Prakash, V Rieke, E Ozhinsky, J Plata, J Kurhanewicz, IC Hsu, CJ Diederich. Model-based feasibility assessment and evaluation of prostate hyperthermia with a commercial MR-guided endorectal HIFU ablation array. Medical Physics, 41(3), 2014. [Pubmed] [DOI]

19.   SJ Scott, P Prakash, VA Salgaonkar, PD Jones, RN Cam, M Han, V Rieke, EC Burdette, CJ Diederich. Approaches for modelling interstitial ultrasound ablation of tumours within or adjacent to bone: theoretical and experimental evaluations. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 29(7): 629-42, 2013. [Pubmed] [DOI]

20.   P Prakash, VA Salgaonkar, CJ Diederich. Modelling of endoluminal and interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia and thermal ablation: applications for device design, feedback control and treatment planning. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 29(4): 296-307, 2013. [Pubmed] [DOI]

21.   G Sommer, K Buts Pauly, A Holbrook, J Plata, B Daniel, D Bouley, H Gill, P Prakash, V Salgaonkar, P Jones, C Diederich. Applicators for magnetic resonance-guided ultrasonic ablation of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Investigative Radiology, 48(6): 387-94, 2013. [Pubmed] [DOI]

22.   P Prakash, VA Salgaonkar, EC Burdette, CJ Diederich. Multiple applicator hepatic ablation with interstitial ultrasound devices: theoretical and experimental investigation. Medical Physics, 39(12): 7338-49, 2012. [Pubmed] [DOI]

23.   VA Salgaonkar, P Prakash, CJ Diedierich. Temperature superposition for fast computation of 3D temperature distributions during optimization and planning of interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia treatments. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 28(3): 235-49, 2012. [Pubmed] [DOI]

24.   P Prakash, CJ Diederich. Considerations for theoretical modelling of thermal ablation with catheter-based ultrasonic sources: implications for treatment planning, monitoring, and control. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 28(1), 69-86, 2012. [Pubmed] [DOI]

25.   JH Wootton, P Prakash, IC Hsu, CJ Diederich. Implant strategies for endocervical and interstitial ultrasound hyperthermia adjunct to HDR brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 56(13): 3967-84, 2011. [Pubmed] [DOI]

26.   P Prakash. Theoretical modeling for hepatic microwave ablation. The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal. 4:27-38, 2010. [Pubmed] [DOI]

27.   P Prakash, MC Converse, JG Webster, DM Mahvi. An optimal sliding choke antenna for hepatic microwave ablation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 56(10): 2470-6, 2009. [Pubmed] [DOI]

28.   P Prakash, G Deng, MC Converse, JG Webster, DM Mahvi, MC Ferris. Design optimization of a robust sleeve antenna for hepatic microwave ablation. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 53(4): 1057-69, 2008. [Pubmed] [DOI]

29.   AP O'Rourke, D Haemmerich, P Prakash, MC Converse, DM Mahvi, JG Webster. Current status of liver tumor ablation devices. Expert Review of Medical Devices. 4(4): 523-37, 2007. [Pubmed] [DOI]

30.   P Prakash, MC Converse, DM Mahvi, JG Webster. Measurement of the specific heat capacity of liver phantom. Physiological Measurement. 27(10): 41-6, 2006. [Pubmed] [DOI]

31.   P Prakash, CA Salini, JA Tranquilli, DR Brown, EA Clancy. Adaptive whitening of electromyogram amplitude estimation for epoch-based applications. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 52(2): 331-4, 2005. [Pubmed] [DOI]