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Computer-assisted Diagnosis of Cancer on Medical Images: A Survey

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.122
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This paper has surveyed the different types of cancers which includes brain tumour, breast cancer and thyroid tumour on medical images. The medical images are analyzed for cancer, with the help of various powerful classification techniques. In this paper, the parameters such as sensitivity, specificity and accuracy are considered for the evaluation of various classification techniques.

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Objective: To evaluate the cancer classification techniques based on sensitivity, specificity and accuracy.

Method: The survey has been done on cancers which include brain tumor, breast cancer and thyroid tumor using medical images.

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03 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 31 Jan, 2017

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Recent Advances of Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.460
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The mechanisms of pulmonary arterial hypertension remain uncertain, and the diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension is challenging. The major advances of the diagnostic modalities and management strategies include new uses of routine biomarkers including antinuclear antibody, B-type natriuretic peptide, circulating endothelial cells and microRNA in diagnosis; and microRNA, mesenchymal stem cells and remote postconditioning for pulmonary protection in treatment. Understanding the progress in terms of the mechanisms and concepts of pulmonary hypertension implicates significant improvement of the management protocols of this disorder. In this article, the advances of the diagnostic modalities and management strategies of PAH are discussed.

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Accepted: 
27 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 27 Oct, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Infancy

DOI: 
10.7727/WIMJ.2016.461
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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in infancy is rare. The spectrum of etiology and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in infancy were updated in the past several decades. Currently, it is mainly composed of endocardial fibroelastosis, Infants of diabetic mothers and infantile Pompe’s disease. Myocardial ischemia and cardiomegaly are the major signs of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in infancy. The management strategies can be variable according to different etiologies of the lesion.

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Accepted: 
27 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Infective Endocarditis presented as Acute Pyelonephritis

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10.7727/wimj.2015.438

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Accepted: 
09 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 12 Feb, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Study on the Clinicopathological Features and Prognostic Factors of Extranodal NK/T Cell Lymphoma, Nasal Type

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.052
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We conducted a retrospective analysis of the clinicopathological records of 18 extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma cases treated in Union Hospital of Fujian Medical University from May 2007 to May 2012, with follow-up of patients and univariate and multivariate analysis of the clinicopathological parameters, treatment and two-year survival rate. ENKCL lesions developed rapidly with poor prognosis. Though today we promote the comprehensive treatment of ENKCL, chemotherapy is still of great importance. Individualized treatment needs to be further studied and prognostic indicators of greater clinicopathological significance for ENKCL are worthy of further exploration.

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Aim: The study is to analyze the clinicopathological features of extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal type (ENKCL) and its treatment and efficacy, to provide a scientific basis for individualized treatment.

Accepted: 
04 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 25 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

A Case of Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Palatine Tonsil

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10.7727/wimj.2015.243

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Accepted: 
01 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 11 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Erdheim-Chester Disease in a Child

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10.7727/wimj.2012.161
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834–7

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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2013

Rare Seagull Cooing Murmur from Acute Aortic Dissection

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10.7727/wimj.2014.244
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286–7

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31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 15 Apr, 2015

Persistent Hypokalaemia in a Jamaican Hypertensive Patient

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674–7
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014

Foreign Body Aspiration in Children – A Report of Five Cases

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717–21

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

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