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PURPOSE The aim of the study was to create a predictive model of blastocyst development based on morphokinetic parameters of time-lapse embryoscope monitoring. METHODS Time-lapse recordings of 432 embryos (obtained from 77 patients), monitored in Embryoscope, were involved in the study. Patients underwent in vitro fertilization according to standard(More)
A new paradigm, which models the relationships between handwriting and topic categories, in the context of medical forms, is presented. The ultimate goals are: (1) a robust method which categorizes medical forms into specified categories, and (2) the use of such information for practical applications such as an improved recognition of medical handwriting or(More)
This paper presents a methodology for separating handwritten foreground pixels, from background pixels, in carbon copied medical forms. Comparisons between prior and proposed techniques are illustrated. which is a standard form used in New York by all Basic and Advanced Life Support pre-hospital health care professionals to document patient status in the(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine the prevalence of excess body mass in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) children and to investigate the influence of obesity into the early, subclinical changes in cardiovascular system in these patients. METHODS Fifty-eight JIA patients, aged median 13 years, were compared to 36 healthy controls. Traditional(More)
BACKGROUND No reports on a caries pattern covering the full spectrum of the disease could be found in the literature. The aim of this study was to evaluate caries in primary and first permanent molars of 7-8-year-old Polish children by the Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) index and to find whether there was any correlation between the caries(More)