Lucas Oliveira

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A male dark-skinned patient, 33 years old, complaining of a 1-month history of skin lesions in the abdominal region and high fever was admitted to the clinical ward. There were ulcerated and coalescent skin lesions all over the body but sparing the palmar region. The culture of material obtained from the penile lesions was positive for Staphylococcus(More)
Advances in image quality produced by computed tomography (CT) and the growth in the number of image studies currently performed has made the management of incidental pulmonary nodules (IPNs) a challenging task. This research aims to identify IPNs in radiology reports of chest and abdominal CT by Natural Language Processing techiniques to recognize IPN in(More)
The emerging penetration of Health IT in Latin America (especially in Brazil) has exacerbated the ever-increasing amount of Electronic Health Record (EHR) clinical free text documents.This imposes a workflow efficiency challenge on clinicians who need to synthesize such documents during the typically time-constrained patient care. We propose an(More)
The management of follow-up recommendations is fundamental for the appropriate care of patients with incidental pulmonary findings. The lack of communication of these important findings can result in important actionable information being lost in healthcare provider electronic documents. This study aims to analyze follow-up recommendations in radiology(More)
Video segmentation can be defined as the process of partitioning video into spatio-temporal objects that are homogeneous in some feature space, with the choice of features being very important to the success of the segmentation process. Fuzzy segmentation is a semi-automatic region-growing segmentation algorithm that assigns to each element in an image a(More)
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