Massimo Rabbi

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In this paper we propose a novel approach to content-based image retrieval with relevance feedback, which is based on the random walker algorithm introduced in the context of interactive image segmentation. The idea is to treat the relevant and non-relevant images labeled by the user at every feedback round as “seed” nodes for the random walker problem. The(More)
Day case surgery offers convenience to the patients and cost saving to the healthcare institutes. In this prospective study, the authors reviewed their experience with day case Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) to determine its outcome in the government healthcare settings of Bangladesh. Selection criteria's for the day case LC were patients with(More)
Hepatic stores of vitamin A were estimated in 31 Bangladeshi surgical patients (15 males and 16 females) by the deuterated-retinol-dilution (DRD) technique and by analysis of the vitamin A concentration of a liver biopsy specimen obtained during previously scheduled abdominal surgery. Patients ranged in age from 21 to 65 y and had an average body mass index(More)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is regarded as gold standard therapy for symptomatic gall stone disease. This study was done to compare the metabolic and stress responses between open and lapraroscopic cholecystectomy and to evaluate their significance in postoperative recovery. Thirty patients with symptomatic gall stone disease were treated with open and(More)
Anticancer activities of p-menth-1-ene-4,7-diol (EC-1) isolated from Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dhnh. were studied on Ehrlich ascites carcinoma (EAC) cells by MTT (3-[4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl]-2,5 diphenyl tetrazolium bromide) assay. Anticancer activities also analyzed in EAC-bearing mice by assessment of cancer growth inhibition, changes in cancer volume,(More)
For scientific clarification of some traditional uses, this study was designed to explore the antioxidant, cytotoxic and antineoplastic properties of leaf extract of Carissa carandas Linn., a traditional medicinal plant of Bangladesh. The methanol extract of Carissa carandas leaves (MELC) was applied on DPPH and ABTS experiments to determine its antioxidant(More)
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