Tom Kenny

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BACKGROUND We report a population-based study examining long-term outcomes for common pediatric CNS tumors comparing results from the UK with the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data set and with the literature. No such international study has previously been reported. METHODS Data between 1996 and 2005 from(More)
Research is essential in that it is required to provide the scientific evidence that helps ensure patients receive the appropriate treatment. Evidence based medicine is now recognised as essential for all patients. Historically, both pregnant women and paediatric patients have been neglected by researchers. Clinical trials are more challenging in both of(More)
OBJECT In an increasing culture of medical accountability, 30-day operative mortality rates remain one of the most objective measurements reported for the surgical field. The authors report population-based 30-day postoperative mortality rates among children who had undergone CNS tumor surgery in the United Kingdom. METHODS To determine overall 30-day(More)
BACKGROUND For over 20 years, the National Health Service in England has run a system of national planning for highly specialised healthcare services. The aim is to ensure that very rare diseases are treated, and very complex procedures performed, in only a few centres, each of which maintains a volume high enough to maintain excellent outcomes. The(More)
The 3motion system enables the recognition of gestures based on 3D trajectories in space. It consists of both a software and a hardware component. The Software Development Kit (SDK) enables programmers to implement and control how they want to recognise movements in space such as a punch, a golf swing, a baseball pitch or even a dance move. Although the SDK(More)
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