David Thomas Alfonso Fuentes

Assistant Professor

  • 6767 Bertner Ave, Mitchell Basic Science Research Building

    77030 Houston

    United States

  • 642 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20062019
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A compressed sensing approach to immobilized nanoparticle localization for superparamagnetic relaxometry

Thrower, S. L., Kandala, S. K., Fuentes, D., Stefan, W., Sowko, N., Huang, M., Mathieu, K. & Hazle, J. D., Sep 23 2019, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 64, 19, 194001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Physics
Least-Squares Analysis
Neoplasms
Cell Count

Automated Volumetric Assessment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Response to Sorafenib: A Pilot Study

Fuentes, D. T. A., Ahmed, K., Lin, J. S., Ali, R. A. H., Kaseb, A., Hassan, M. M., Szklaruk, J., Morshid, A., Hazle, J. D., Qayyum, A. & Elsayes, K. M., May 1 2019, In : Journal of computer assisted tomography. 43, 3, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Neoplasms
Tomography
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Research Ethics Committees

Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in patients with brain metastases undergoing laser interstitial thermal therapy: A pilot study

Traylor, J. I., Bastos, D. C. A., Fuentes, D., Muir, M., Patel, R., Kumar, V. A., Stafford, R. J., Rao, G. & Prabhu, S. S., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Neuroradiology. 40, 9, p. 1451-1457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lasers
Disease-Free Survival
Hot Temperature
Neoplasm Metastasis
Brain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of excitation angle strategy on quantitative analysis of hyperpolarized pyruvate

Walker, C. M., Fuentes, D. T. A., Larson, P. E. Z., Kundra, V., Vigneron, D. B. & Bankson, J. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 81, 6, p. 3754-3762 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyruvic Acid
Pharmacokinetics
Lactic Acid
Appointments and Schedules
4 Citations (Scopus)

Guiding the first biopsy in glioma patients using estimated Ki-67 maps derived from MRI: Conventional versus advanced imaging

Gates, E. D. H., Lin, J. S., Weinberg, J. S., Hamilton, J., Prabhu, S. S., Hazle, J. D., Fuller, G. N., Baladandayuthapani, V., Fuentes, D. & Schellingerhout, D., Mar 18 2019, In : Neuro-oncology. 21, 4, p. 527-536 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioma
Biopsy
Permeability
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Image-Guided Biopsy
Tumor Burden
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Residual Volume
Therapeutics
Survival
1 Citation (Scopus)

Machine learning-based texture analysis for differentiation of large adrenal cortical tumours on CT

Elmohr, M. M., Fuentes, D. T. A., Habra, M. A., Bhosale, P. R., Qayyum, A., Gates, E., Morshid, A. I., Hazle, J. D. & Elsayes, K. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Clinical Radiology. 74, 10, p. 818.e1-818.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tomography
Neoplasms
Adenoma
Confidence Intervals
Carcinoma
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spatial Distance Correlates With Genetic Distance in Diffuse Glioma

Gates, E. D. H., Yang, J., Fukumura, K., Lin, J. S., Weinberg, J. S., Prabhu, S. S., Long, L., Fuentes, D., Sulman, E. P., Huse, J. T. & Schellingerhout, D., Jul 30 2019, In : Frontiers in Oncology. 9, 676.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Glioma
Methylation
Exome
Genetic Heterogeneity
Biopsy
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A heterogeneous tissue model for treatment planning for magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy

Mitchell, D., Fahrenholtz, S., MacLellan, C., Bastos, D., Rao, G., Prabhu, S., Weinberg, J., Hazle, J., Stafford, J. & Fuentes, D., Oct 3 2018, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 34, 7, p. 943-952 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lasers
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Hot Temperature
Thermometry
Brain
3 Citations (Scopus)
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Therapeutics
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Lasers
1 Citation (Scopus)

A molecular dynamics approach towards evaluating osmotic and thermal stress in the extracellular environment

Fuentes, D., Muñoz, N. M., Guo, C., Polak, U., Minhaj, A. A., Allen, W. J., Gustin, M. C. & Cressman, E. N. K., Dec 31 2018, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 35, 1, p. 559-567 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmotic Pressure
Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Fibronectins
Hot Temperature
Integrins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an electroporation and nanoparticle-based therapeutic platform for bone metastases

Melancon, M. P., Figueira, T. A., Fuentes, D. T., Tian, L., Qiao, Y., Gu, J., Gagea, M., Ensor, J. E., Muñoz, N. M., Maldonado, K. L., Dixon, K., McWatters, A., Mitchell, J., McArthur, M., Gupta, S. & Tam, A. L., Jan 2018, In : Radiology. 286, 1, p. 149-157 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroporation
Nanoparticles
Neoplasm Metastasis
Doxorubicin
Bone and Bones
5 Citations (Scopus)
lung neoplasms
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Uncertainty
Tumors
Software
4 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical model for laser ablation outcome predictions in brain: Calibration and validation on clinical MR thermometry images

Fahrenholtz, S. J., Madankan, R., Danish, S., Hazle, J. D., Stafford, R. J. & Fuentes, D., May 18 2018, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 34, 1, p. 101-111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermometry
Laser Therapy
Calibration
Theoretical Models
Brain
6 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric response of progressing post-SRS lesions treated with laser interstitial thermal therapy

Beechar, V. B., Prabhu, S. S., Bastos, D., Weinberg, J., Stafford, J., Fuentes, D. T. A., Hess, K. R. & Rao, G., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of neuro-oncology. 137, 1, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiosurgery
Lasers
Hot Temperature
Therapeutics
Tumor Burden
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Accelerated magnetic resonance thermometry in the presence of uncertainties

Madankan, R., Stefan, W., Fahrenholtz, S. J., Maclellan, C. J., Hazle, J. D., Stafford, R. J., Weinberg, J. S., Rao, G. & Fuentes, D., Jan 7 2017, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 62, 1, p. 214-245 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermometry
Uncertainty
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Hot Temperature
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Gaussian process classification of superparamagnetic relaxometry data: Phantom study

Sovizi, J., Mathieu, K. B., Thrower, S. L., Stefan, W., Hazle, J. D. & Fuentes, D., Oct 2017, In : Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 82, p. 47-59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron oxides
Nanoparticles
Tumors
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
Image reconstruction
3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance assessment for brain MR imaging registration methods

Lin, J. S., Fuentes, D. T. A., Chandler, A., Prabhu, S. S., Weinberg, J., Baladandayuthapani, V., Hazle, J. D. & Schellingerhout, D., May 1 2017, In : American Journal of Neuroradiology. 38, 5, p. 973-980 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroimaging
Angiography
Noise
9 Citations (Scopus)

Photoacoustic-based SO2 estimation through excised bovine prostate tissue with interstitial light delivery

Mitcham, T., Taghavi, H., Long, J., Wood, C., Fuentes, D., Stefan, W., Ward, J. & Bouchard, R., Sep 2017, In : Photoacoustics. 7, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostate
delivery
fluence
interstitials
blood
2 Citations (Scopus)

Referenceless magnetic resonance temperature imaging using Gaussian process modeling:

Yung, J. P., Fuentes, D., MacLellan, C. J., Maier, F., Liapis, Y., Hazle, J. D. & Stafford, R. J., Jul 2017, In : Medical physics. 44, 7, p. 3545-3555 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Temperature
Artifacts
Heating
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Irreversible electroporation in the epidural space of the porcine spine: Effects on adjacent structures

Tam, A. L., Figueira, T. A., Gagea, M., Ensor, J. E., Dixon, K., McWatters, A., Gupta, S. & Fuentes, D. T., Dec 2016, In : Radiology. 281, 3, p. 763-771 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidural Space
Electroporation
Spine
Swine
Spinal Cord
31 Citations (Scopus)

Toward Predictive Multiscale Modeling of Vascular Tumor Growth: Computational and Experimental Oncology for Tumor Prediction

Oden, J. T., Lima, E. A. B. F., Almeida, R. C., Feng, Y., Rylander, M. N., Fuentes, D. T. A., Faghihi, D., Rahman, M. M., DeWitt, M., Gadde, M. & Zhou, J. C., Dec 1 2016, In : Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. 23, 4, p. 735-779 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predictive Modeling
Oncology
Multiscale Modeling
Tumor Growth
Tumors
2015
8 Citations (Scopus)

A model evaluation study for treatment planning of laser-induced thermal therapy

Fahrenholtz, S. J., Moon, T. Y., Franco, M., Medina, D., Danish, S., Gowda, A., Shetty, A., Maier, F., Hazle, J. D., Stafford, R. J., Warburton, T. & Fuentes, D., Oct 3 2015, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 31, 7, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lasers
Hot Temperature
Heating
Thermometry
Brain Diseases
30 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetic modeling and constrained reconstruction of hyperpolarized [1-13C]-pyruvate offers improved metabolic imaging of tumors

Bankson, J. A., Walker, C. M., Ramirez, M. S., Stefan, W., Fuentes, D., Merritt, M. E., Lee, J., Sandulache, V. C., Chen, Y., Phan, L., Chou, P. C., Rao, A., Yeung, S. C. J., Lee, M. H., Schellingerhout, D., Conrad, C. A., Malloy, C., Sherry, A. D., Lai, S. Y. & Hazle, J. D., Nov 15 2015, In : Cancer research. 75, 22, p. 4708-4717 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyruvic Acid
Computer-Assisted Image Processing
Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Glioblastoma
5 Citations (Scopus)

Morphometry-based measurements of the structural response to whole-brain radiation

Fuentes, D., Contreras, J., Yu, J., He, R., Castillo, E., Castillo, R. & Guerrero, T., Apr 1 2015, In : International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 10, 4, p. 393-401 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain
Irradiation
Radiation
Magnetic resonance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
18 Citations (Scopus)
Cluster Analysis
Temperature
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

Computing global minimizers to a constrained B-spline image registration problem from optimal l1 perturbations to block match data

Castillo, E., Castillo, R., Fuentes, D. T. A. & Guerrero, T., Jan 1 2014, In : Medical physics. 41, 4, 041904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Least-Squares Analysis
Thorax
Datasets
13 Citations (Scopus)
Laser Therapy
Laser ablation
Magnetic resonance imaging
Brain
Software
5 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating nanoparticle optical absorption with magnetic resonance temperature imaging and bioheat transfer simulation

Maclellan, C. J., Fuentes, D., Elliott, A. M., Schwartz, J., Hazle, J. D. & Stafford, R. J., Feb 1 2014, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 30, 1, p. 47-55 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Temperature
Hot Temperature
Gold
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)
Inverse problems
Nanoparticles
Recovery
Maximum likelihood
Lasers
47 Citations (Scopus)

A reference dataset for deformable image registration spatial accuracy evaluation using the COPDgene study archive

Castillo, R., Castillo, E., Fuentes, D., Ahmad, M., Wood, A. M., Ludwig, M. S. & Guerrero, T., May 7 2013, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 58, 9, p. 2861-2877 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography
Tomography
Databases
Anatomic Landmarks
Observer Variation
16 Citations (Scopus)

Generalised polynomial chaos-based uncertainty quantification for planning MRgLITT procedures

Fahrenholtz, S. J., Stafford, R. J., Maier, F., Hazle, J. D. & Fuentes, D., Jun 2013, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 29, 4, p. 324-335 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty
Lasers
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Therapeutics
Uncertainty
Lasers
Nonlinear Dynamics
Hot Temperature
Temperature
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)
Lasers
Magnetic resonance
Hot Temperature
Imaging techniques
Temperature
Thermometry
Validation Studies
Protons
Hot Temperature
Subtraction Technique
2 Citations (Scopus)
Uncertainty
Lasers
Hot Temperature
Canidae
Therapeutics
2011
19 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic resonance temperature imaging validation of a bioheat transfer model for laserinduced thermal therapy

Fuentes, D., Walker, C., Elliott, A., Shetty, A., Hazle, J. D. & Stafford, R. J., Aug 1 2011, In : International Journal of Hyperthermia. 27, 5, p. 453-464 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot Temperature
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Temperature
Canidae
Lasers

Real-time predictive surgical control for cancer treatment using laser ablation

Feng, Y. & Fuentes, D., May 2011, In : IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 28, 3, p. 134-138 5 p., 5753095.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser Ablation
Oncology
Predictive Control
Laser ablation
Cancer
2010
20 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive real-time bioheat transfer models for computer-driven MR-guided laser induced thermal therapy

Fuentes, D., Feng, Y., Elliott, A., Shetty, A., McNichols, R. J., Oden, J. T. & Stafford, R. J., May 1 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 57, 5, p. 1024-1030 7 p., 5406092.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration
Lasers
Constrained optimization
Partial differential equations
Hot Temperature
17 Citations (Scopus)
Computer Simulation
Perfusion
Hot Temperature
Liver
Computing Methodologies
2009
36 Citations (Scopus)

Computational modeling and real-time control of patient-specific laser treatment of cancer

Fuentes, D., Oden, J. T., Diller, K. R., Hazle, J. D., Elliott, A., Shetty, A. & Stafford, R. J., Apr 1 2009, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 37, 4, p. 763-782 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real time control
Infrared imaging
Lasers
Visualization
Laser optics
47 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoshell-mediated laser surgery simulation for prostate cancer treatment

Feng, Y., Fuentes, D., Hawkins, A., Bass, J., Rylander, M. N., Elliott, A., Shetty, A., Stafford, R. J. & Oden, J. T., Jan 1 2009, In : Engineering with Computers. 25, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser surgery
Nanoshells
Prostate Cancer
Oncology
Surgery
11 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization and real-time control for laser treatment of heterogeneous soft tissues

Feng, Y., Fuentes, D. T. A., Hawkins, A., Bass, J. M. & Rylander, M. N., May 1 2009, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 198, 21-26, p. 1742-1750 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real time control
Tissue
optimization
Lasers
lasers
2007
23 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic data-driven finite element models for laser treatment of cancer

Oden, J. T., Diller, K. R., Bajaj, C., Browne, J. C., Hazle, J., Babuška, I., Bass, J., Biduat, L., Demkowicz, L., Elliott, A., Feng, Y., Fuentes, D., Prudhomme, S., Rylander, M. N., Stafford, R. J. & Zhang, Y., Jul 1 2007, In : Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations. 23, 4, p. 904-922 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat Source
Data-driven
Finite Element Model
Cancer
Laser
2006
11 Citations (Scopus)

Extensions of goal-oriented error estimation methods to simulations of highly-nonlinear response of shock-loaded elastomer-reinforced structures

Fuentes, D. T. A., Littlefield, D., Tinsley Oden, J. & Prudhomme, S., Jul 15 2006, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 195, 37-40, p. 4659-4680 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elastomers
Elastomers
Error analysis
shock
solid mechanics