Polykarpos Karamaounas

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A software application is presented, for the detection and measurement of retinal vessels in fundoscopy images. This software is comprised by a measurement module and a Graphical User Interface (GUI) module. The measurement module employs image processing methods and operates in batch mode, to segment retinal vessels in the input image. In addition, the(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertensive patients with retinal arteriolar abnormalities are at increased risk for cardiovascular events. However, the extent of retinal microvascular changes in naïve, never-treated patients with hypertension of short duration has not been established. In addition to this, the lack of relevant data about other phenotypes of hypertension(More)
Early identification of hypertensive target organ damage (TOD) emerges as important for global cardiovascular risk assessment. Retinal vascular alterations, capillary rarefaction, and microalbuminuria represent different forms of microvascular TOD. However, data regarding their concomitant presence in the early stages of hypertension, the association of the(More)
Augmented Reality environments have shown to be relevant and valuable in many instances of the educational process. Accounting for the advantages and conventional gains of learning through physical books and printed matter in general , this paper presents an approach towards augmenting both such media. This work has elementary school as a context and(More)
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