Ioannis Manousakas

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Intensity- or edge-based methods of segmentation are often insufficiently robust to be applied to images containing complex anatomical objects, such as those seen in high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging systems. Split-and-merge techniques attempt to overcome these difficulties by using homogeneity measures. Simple modifications to the basic 2D(More)
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotriptors are very popular for the treatment of urinary stones all over the world. They depend basically upon either X-ray fluoroscopy or ultrasound scans to detect the stones before therapy begins. To increase the effectiveness of treatment this study took advantage of both X-ray and ultrasound to develop a dual stone locating(More)
BACKGROUND Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) regiment has been used to treat fractures with non-union and to promote bone union in general. The effect of LIPUS on articular cartilage metabolism has been characterized. Yet, the effect of LIPUS to repair articular cartilage injury remains unclear in vivo. METHODS We designed a study to investigate the(More)
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