Pierre–Alexandre Poletti

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Cisplatin-based combinations are efficacious in increasing the overall survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but their toxicity makes them unsuitable for elderly and unfit patients. The primary objective of this non-randomized phase II study was to evaluate the feasibility and activity of the gemcitabine plus vinorelbine combination(More)
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) was developed to axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) in the treatment of breast cancer. SLNB is predictive of axillary node status. Major concern is the occurrence of a false-negative SLN. Purpose of this study is to determine the rate of axillary recurrence in our series of unselected patients. PATIENTS AND(More)
In this paper, we investigate the influence of the clinical context of high–resolution computed tomography (HRCT) images of the chest on tissue classification. 2D regions of interest (ROI) in HRCT axial slices from patients affected with an interstitial lung disease (ILD) are automatically classified into five classes of lung tissue. Relevance of the(More)
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