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Relative ranging between Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) nodes is considered to be an important requirement for a number of distributed applications. This paper focuses on a two-way, time of flight (ToF) technique which achieves good accuracy in estimating the point-to-point distance between two wireless nodes. The underlying idea is to utilize a two-way time(More)
The presence of metastases in lymph nodes is the most powerful prognostic factor in breast cancer patients. Routine histological examination of lymph nodes has limited sensitivity for the detection of breast cancer metastases. The aim of the present study was to develop a multimarker reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay for the(More)
BACKGROUND Low-dose Cisplatin and Interferon alpha treatment of solid tumors rarely has been associated with severe hypocalcaemia. To the authors knowledge the phenomenon has not been reported previously in patients with pancreatic carcinoma. CASE PRESENTATION A patient with resected adenocarcinoma of the pancreas was treated with adjuvant(More)
The Modified Early Warning System is a paper based system used in general wards of hospitals to monitor patients health during the duration of the patient stay. Using this system, patient deterioration/improvement can rapidly be detected so as to assist and alert healthcare providers. In this paper we describe a simplified MEWS device which assists(More)
BACKGROUND Based on earlier clinical and preclinical studies, we conducted a phase II trial in metastatic sarcoma patients of the combination of 41.8 degrees C (x60 min) radiant heat (Aquatherm) whole-body hyperthermia (WBH) with 'ICE' chemotherapy. The ICE regimen consists of ifosfamide (5 g/m(2)), carboplatin (300 mg/m(2)) and etoposide (100 mg/m(2)),(More)
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