Guilherme Silva

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—We propose a novel semi-supervised structured output prediction method based on local linear regression in this paper. The existing semi-supervise structured output prediction methods learn a global predictor for all the data points in a data set, which ignores the differences of local distributions of the data set, and the effects to the structured output(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe and clinically and radiographically compare patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with all-polyethylene (ALP) and metal-backed (MTB) tibial implants. METHODS Patients who underwent TKA between January 1988 and December 2004 were grouped according to the type of implant received: all-polyethylene or metal-backed. Sixty(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the evolution and postoperative complication patterns relating to the use of suction drains, in comparison with not using these devices in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedures. METHODS Forty-two patients at a knee surgery referral clinic were included. Fifteen patients did not receive(More)
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