Vineta Lai

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Ifosfamide and cisplatin cause urinary loss of carnitine, which is a fundamental molecule for energy production in mammalian cells. We investigated whether restoration of the carnitine pool might improve chemotherapy-induced fatigue in non-anaemic cancer patients. Consecutive patients with low plasma carnitine levels who experienced fatigue during(More)
The incidence of gastric cancer (GC) increases significantly after the fifth decade and palliative chemotherapy is the ultimate treatment in the majority of patients. We investigated safety and efficacy of a weekly regimen with cisplatin, fluorouracil and leucovorin as first-line chemotherapy for elderly patients with advanced GC. Chemotherapy-naive(More)
This paper deals with techniques that have been used for bone fracture detection in the past few years. The authors have made attempts to survey papers from different modalities. This led us to study techniques that have been applied to images obtained from different modalities like X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound. The methods have been documented in a way(More)
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