Kleoniki Lyroudia

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The evaluation of fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) images is one of the most widely used methods to determine Her-2/neu status of breast samples, a valuable prognostic indicator. Conventional evaluation is a difficult task since it involves manual counting of dots in multiple images. In this paper, we present a multistage algorithm for the automated(More)
Dental enamel formation is a remarkable example of a biomineralization process. The exact mechanisms involved in this process remain partly obscure. Some of the genes encoding specific enamel proteins have been indicated as candidate genes for amelogenesis imperfecta. Mutational analyses within studied families have supported this hypothesis. Mutations in(More)
The purpose of this study was the application of both digital three-dimensional image processing and virtual reality techniques in endodontics. Three-dimensional volume representations of 2 teeth from each tooth category, 16 teeth in total, have been reconstructed. All teeth were embedded in polyester resin, and serial cross-sections 0.75-mm thick were(More)
The purpose of this study was the evaluation of a new method for studying apical microleakage by using a three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction method. Fourteen human single-rooted mandibular teeth were used for this work. The canals were prepared with hand instruments by using the step-back technique. To supply a focus to the study of the method, the teeth(More)
— A first attempt using a new strategy for measuring similarity between proteins is introduced. Our approach has its roots in computational linguistics and the related techniques for quantifying and comparing content in strings of characters. The pairwise comparison of proteins relies on the content regularities expected to uniquely characterize each(More)
This article presents a novel virtual teeth drilling system designed to aid dentists, dental students, and researchers in getting acquainted with teeth anatomy, the handling of drilling instruments, and the challenges associated with drilling procedures during endodontic therapy. The system is designed to be used for educational and research purposes in(More)
This study describes three methods of computerized three-dimensional reconstruction of the main neurovascular pulpal bundle of human teeth, using serial cross-paraffin sections, digital image processing, and three-dimensional computer graphics. These methods are surface representation, representation by means of a stack of slices, and volume representation.
This paper introduces, a virtual teeth drilling system named Virtual Dental Patient designed to aid dentists in getting acquainted with the teeth anatomy, the handling of drilling instruments and the challenges associated with the drilling procedure. The basic aim of the system is to be used for the training of dental students. The application features a 3D(More)
Two mandibular second molars, with an indication of C-shape morphology were processed for 3-D reconstruction. After serial cross sectioning, photographs of the sections were digitized and by using surface representation, 3D reconstruction was achieved. The first molar as the 3D reconstruction showed was single rooted with one C-shaped root canal with two(More)