José M. Llamas-Elvira

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Image segmentation consists in partitioning an image into different regions. MRI image segmentation is especially interesting, since an accurate segmentation of the different brain tissues provides a way to identify many brain disorders such as dementia, schizophrenia or even the Alzheimer's disease. A large variety of image segmentation approaches have(More)
There are an increasing number of tests available for detecting malingering. However, these tests have not been validated for using in Spanish speakers. The purpose of this study is to explore the value of three specific malingering tests in the Spanish population. This study used a known-groups design, together with a group of analog students. The results(More)
The poor prognosis of gallbladder cancer (GBC) is related to its dissemination capacity and usually late diagnosis due to its non-specific clinical appearance. Recent improvements in hepatobiliary surgery have underlined the importance of an early specific diagnosis, which requires a multidisciplinary approach and, when possible, specialized equipment. The(More)
BACKGROUND We aim to investigate the possibility of using 18F-positron emission tomography/computer tomography (PET-CT) to predict the histopathologic response in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) treated with preoperative chemoradiation (CRT). METHODS The study included 50 patients with LARC treated with preoperative CRT. All patients were evaluated(More)
During aging, bone mass declines increasing osteoporosis and fracture risks. Oxidative stress has been related to this bone loss, making dietary compounds with antioxidant properties a promising weapon. Male Wistar rats were maintained for 6 or 24 months on diets with fish oil as unique fat source, supplemented or not with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), to evaluate(More)
AIM To evaluate the accuracy of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in operable breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 2008-2011, 88 women, mean age 49.4 years, with infiltrating breast carcinoma, were studied prospectively. Patients were T1-3, N0-1, M0. Prior to surgery, the patients(More)
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