• Conference Object  

      Association rule analysis for the assessment of the risk of coronary heart events 

      Karaolis, Minas A.; Moutiris, Joseph Antoniou; Papaconstantinou, L.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2009)
      Although significant progress has been made in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease (CHD), further investigation is still needed. The objective of this study was to develop a data mining system using ...
    • Article  

      Axillary nodal metastases from carcinoma of unknown primary (CUPAx): A systematic review of published evidence 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Lazaridis, G.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2010)
      Axillary lymph node metastases from adenocarcinoma or poorly differentiated carcinoma of unknown primary (CUPAx) represent a rare clinical entity without consensus on its biology, management and outcome. We systematically ...
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      CFD modeling of turbulent flow and particle deposition in human lungs 

      Radhakrishnan, H.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (Affiliation: UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Radhakrishnan, H.UCY-CompSci Computational Sciences Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprusemail: hariradh@ucy.ac.cy, 2009)
      Understanding transport and deposition of inhaled particles in the human airways plays a crucial role in the targeted therapy of pulmonary diseases, and the administration of inhaled medicines. Numerous researchers have ...
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      Discovering genetic polymorphism associated with gene expression levels across the whole genome 

      Antoniades, Athos; Kalvari, Ioanna; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Jones, N.; Matthews, P. M.; Domenici, E.; Muglia, P. (2009)
      Genetic differences have been shown to contribute to gene expression variability. A complete evaluation of the associations between a whole genome scan with 550k Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and 54k detectable ...
    • Article  

      Exploring the biology of cancer of unknown primary: Breakthroughs and drawbacks 

      Kamposioras, K.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2013)
      Background: Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) ranks among the ten most common malignancies worldwide. Cancer of unknown primary presents as disseminated disease, has a dismal prognosis and remains a diagnosis of exclusion. ...
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      Genetic algorithms for shortest path routing of autonomous gliders 

      Kahveci, N. E.; Ioannou, Petros A. (2008)
      Onboard power resources pose inevitable limitations on the flight performance of any aerial vehicle regardless of its type, size or mission. Popular soaring techniques recognized to be providing significant energy savings ...
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      In vivo imaging of microvasculature using optical coherence tomography 

      Vakoc, B. J.; Lanning, R. M.; Tyrrell, J. A.; Padera, T. P.; Bartlett, L. A.; Stylianopoulos, T.; Munn, L. L.; Tearney, G. J.; Fukumura, D.; Jain, R. K.; Bouma, Brett E. (Correspondence Address: Vakoc, B. J., 2010)
      In vivo imaging technologies drive the development of improved cancer therapies by revealing critical aspects of the complex pathophysiology of solid tumors in small animal models[1]. The abnormal vascular function, which ...
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      Manual and automated intima-media thickness and diameter measurements of the common carotid artery in patients with renal failure disease 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Kasparis, Takis; Lazarou, Theodoros; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Pantzaris, Marios C. (2014)
      The objective of this study was to investigate differences in intima-media thickness (IMT) and diameter (D) measurements of the common carotid artery (CCA) in ultrasound imaging in normal subjects and renal failure disease ...
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      New Species of Terrestrial Isopods (Isopoda, Oniscidea) From Greece 

      Sfenthourakis, Spyros (Brill, 1992-01-01)
      Three new species of Oniscidea from Greece are described in the present paper. The first belongs to the genus Ligidium Brandt, being the seventh Greek species of this genus. The next is the second species of Paraschizidium ...
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      An overview of recent health care support systems for eEmergency and mHealth applications 

      Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Pattichis, Marios S. (2009)
      Advances in mobile communications and medical technologies facilitate the development of emerging mobile systems and applications for healthcare. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview and the current status ...
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      Portable parallel implementation of two novel mathematical biology algorithms in ZPL 

      Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Manoussaki, Daphne; Lin, Calvin; Woodward, Diana E. (ACM, 1995)
      This paper shows that mathematical models of biological pattern formation are ideally suited to data parallelism. We present two new algorithms, one for simulating the dynamic structure of fibroblasts, and the other for ...
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      Robust and efficient ultrasound video coding in noisy channels using H.264 

      Panayides, Andreas S.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Loizou, Christos P.; Pantzaris, Marios C.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2009)
      In this paper we define diagnostic Regions of Interest (ROIs) for carotid ultrasound medical video, which we then use as input for Flexible Macroblock Ordering (FMO) slice encoding. We extend the FMO concept by enabling ...
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      Snakes based segmentation of the common carotid artery intima media 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Pantzaris, Marios C.; Tyllis, Theodosis K.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N. (2007)
      Ultrasound measurements of the human carotid artery walls are conventionally obtained by manually tracing interfaces between tissue layers. In this study we present a snakes segmentation technique for detecting the ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Supporting science studies for children with long term health problems using nefreduca 

      Whitelock, Denise; Pintó, Roser; Saez, Marcel.la (University of Cyprus, 2010)
      Children with long term health problems cannot always maintain their schooling and keep up with the curriculum (Prevatt et al., 2000; McDougall et al., 2004). They also spend prolonged periods in hospital where access to ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Virtual biology: do we need the real thing? 

      Franklin, Sue; Peat, Mary (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      One of the debates within biology teaching is the appropriate use of animals and plants to enhance the learning experience. In particular significant amounts of time are often set aside within curricula for relevant practical ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Ηθολογία και οικοφυσιολογία του είδους Acanthodactylus schreiberi Boulenger, 1878 

      Σαββίδης, Παντελής Μ. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2018-08)
      Η παρούσα διατριβή διερευνά στοιχεία της οικοφυσιολογίας και ηθολογίας της αμμόσαυρας (Acanthodactylus schreiberi) στην Κύπρο. Η αμμόσαυρα εξαπλώνεται στην Κύπρο και σε μια μικρή έκταση στη ΝΑ Τουρκία. Εξετάστηκαν πληθυσμοί ...