Accurate tumor, node, and metastasis (TNM) staging, especially N staging in gastric cancer or the metastasis on lymph node diagnosis, is a popular issue in clinical medical image analysis in which gemstone spectral imaging (GSI) can provide more information to doctors than conventional computed tomography (CT) does. In this paper, we apply machine learning… (More)
BACKGROUND The inclusion of clinical practice factors, beyond epidemiologic data, may help guide medical coverage and care decisions. HYPOTHESIS Trends in injury and treatment characteristics of sport-specific injuries sustained by secondary school athletes will differ based on sport. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis of electronic patient records. … (More)
Neoplastic metastatic epidural spinal cord compression is a common complication of cancer that causes pain and progressive neurologic impairment. The previous standard treatment for this condition involved corticosteroids and radiotherapy (RT). Direct decompressive surgery with postoperative radiotherapy (S + RT) is now increasingly being chosen by… (More)
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing, to be held in Hong Kong on August 12–15, 2012 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.