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      An adaptive multiscale AM-FM texture analysis system with application to hysteroscopy imaging 

      Constantinou, Ioannis P.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Tanos, Vasilios; Neofytou, Marios S.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2012)
      The use of multiscale AM-FM analysis systems has been recently demonstrated in a variety of applications in medical image analysis. In all of these applications, a fixed filter-bank is used as a preprocessing step for ...
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      Atherosclerotic carotid plaque segmentation 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Istepanian, Robert Sh Habib; Pantzaris, Marios C.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N. (2004)
      Atherosclerosis is the major cause of heart attack and stroke in the western world. In this paper we present a computerized method for segmenting the athrerosclerotic carotid plaque from ultrasound images. The method uses ...
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      Atomic Force Microscopy Probing of Cancer Cells and Tumor Microenvironment Components 

      Stylianou, A.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2016)
      Cancer cells have different characteristics from normal cells in terms of morphology, cell–cell interactions, cytoskeleton organization, cell growth rates, and cell-extracellular matrix interactions. Although the clarification ...
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      Biphasic modeling of brain tumor biomechanics and response to radiation treatment 

      Angeli, S.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2016)
      Biomechanical forces are central in tumor progression and response to treatment. This becomes more important in brain cancers where tumors are surrounded by tissues with different mechanical properties. Existing mathematical ...
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      Bispectral analysis of surface EMG 

      Kaplanis, P. A.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Hadjileontiadis, L. J.; Panas, S. M. (IEEE, 2000)
      The objective of this ongoing study is to investigate whether or not Bispectral analysis (BS), a particular form of higher order spectra (HOS), may be utilized for analyzing the surface electromyographic signal (SEMG). The ...
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      Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and blood natural killer and natural killer T‐like cells in cryptogenic organizing pneumonia 

      Papakosta, Despina; Manika, Katerina; Gounari, Evdoxia; Kyriazis, George C.; Kontakiotis, Theodore; Spyropoulos, George; Kontakioti, Eirini; Zarogoulidis, Konstantinos (2014)
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      Classification performance of motor unit action potential features 

      Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Elia, Avraam; Schizas, Christos N.; Middleton, Lefkos T. (IEEE, 1994)
      The objective of this study is to examine the classification performance of the following motor unit action potential (MUAP) feature sets: i) time domain measures, ii) frequency measures, iii) autoregressive coefficients ...
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      A Comparison of Ultrasound Intima-Media Thickness Measurements of the Left and Right Common Carotid Artery 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Georghiou, N.; Griffin, Maura B.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2015)
      The intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery (CCA) is an established indicator of cardiovascular disease (CVD). There have been reports about the difference between the left and the right sides of the CCA ...
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      Completely automated multiresolution edge snapper-A new technique for an accurate carotid ultrasound IMT measurement: Clinical validation and benchmarking on a multi-institutional database 

      Molinari, F.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Zeng, G.; Saba, L.; Acharya, U. R.; Sanfilippo, R.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Suri, J. S. (2012)
      The aim of this paper is to describe a novel and completely automated technique for carotid artery (CA) recognition, far (distal) wall segmentation, and intima-media thickness (IMT) measurement, which is a strong clinical ...
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      Computer-aided diagnosis in hysteroscopic imaging 

      Neofytou, Marios S.; Tanos, Vasilios; Constantinou, Ioannis P.; Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2015)
      The paper presents the development of a computeraided diagnostic (CAD) system for the early detection of endometrial cancer. The proposed CAD system supports reproducibility through texture feature standardization, ...
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      Continuous monitoring of children with suspected cardiac arrhythmias 

      Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Kounoudes, A.; Paraskeva, Loucas; Konstantinides, A.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Jossif, Antonis P.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Vogiatzis, Dimitrios G. (2009)
      Advances in wireless communications and networking technologies as well as computer and medical technologies, enable the development of small size, power efficient and more reliable medical multi-parameter recording systems, ...
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      Delivery of molecular and nanoscale medicine to tumors: Transport barriers and strategies 

      Chauhan, V. P.; Stylianopoulos, T.; Boucher, Y.; Jain, R. K. (2011)
      Tumors are similar to organs, with unique physiology giving rise to an unusual set of transport barriers to drug delivery. Cancer therapy is limited by nonuniform drug delivery via blood vessels, inhomogeneous drug transport ...
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      DermaTrack: A skin cancer tracking intelligent application 

      Mouzouras, N.; Pogiatzis, A.; Kleanthous, Styliani; Samaras, George S. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017)
      Although, one in five humans living in high risk areas will develop skin cancer during a lifetime, there is currently no mechanism to help humans track the development of skin moles. DermaTrack, the application described ...
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      Design considerations for nanotherapeutics in oncology 

      Stylianopoulos, T.; Jain, R. K. (2015)
      Nanotherapeutics have improved the quality of life of cancer patients, primarily by reducing the adverse effects of chemotherapeutic agents, but improvements in overall survival are modest. This is in large part due to the ...
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      Design rules for cancer nanomedicines 

      Stylianopoulos, T.; Soteriou, K.; Fukumura, D.; Jain, R. K. (Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Stylianopoulos, T.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2012)
      The use of nanotechnology has offered new hope for cancer detection, prevention and treatment. Nanoparticle formulations are advantageous over conventional chemotherapy because they can incorporate multiple diagnostic and ...
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      Despeckle filtering for multiscale amplitude-modulation frequency-modulation (AM-FM) texture analysis of ultrasound images of the intima-media complex 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Murray, V.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Pantzaris, Marios C.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (2014)
      The intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery (CCA) is widely used as an early indicator of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Typically, the IMT grows with age and this is used as a sign of increased risk of ...
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      Effect of head posture on the healthy human carotid bifurcation hemodynamics 

      Papaharilaou, Yannis; Aristokleous, Nicolas; Seimenis, Ioannis; Khozeymeh, M. I.; Georgiou, Georgios C.; Brott, B. C.; Eracleous, Eleni A.; Anayiotos, Andreas S. (2013)
      Head and neck postures may cause morphology changes to the geometry of the carotid bifurcation (CB) that alter the low and oscillating wall shear stress (WSS) regions previously reported as important in the development of ...
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      The Effect of Head Rotation on the Geometry and Hemodynamics of Healthy Vertebral Arteries 

      Aristokleous, Nicolas; Seimenis, Ioannis; Georgiou, Georgios C.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Anayiotos, Andreas S. (2015)
      The geometric and hemodynamic characteristics of the left and right vertebral arteries (LVA, RVA) of six healthy volunteers were investigated for the supine (S) and the prone position (P) a common sleeping posture with ...
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      Efficient training of neural network models in classification of electromyographic data 

      Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Charalambous, Chris; Middleton, Lefkos T. (1995)
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      Evaluation of spatial dependence matrices on multiscale instantaneous amplitude for mammogram classification 

      Petroudi, Styliani; Constantinou, Ioannis P.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Tziakouri, Chrysa H.; Tziakouri, Chrysa H.; Pattichis, Constantinos S. (Springer Verlag, 2015)
      Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Mammography is the only breast cancer screening method that has proven to be effective. Mammographic breast density is increasingly assessed towards the development of more ...