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Comparison of Basic and Ensemble Data Mining Methods in Predicting 5-Year Survival of Colorectal Cancer Patients

Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Sedigheh Kheirian, Mohammad Reza Zali Abstract Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignancies and cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Given the importance of predicting the survival of CRC patients and the growing use of data mining methods, this study aims to compare the performance of models for predicting [...]

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Assessment of the Mental Foramen Location in a Sample of Fully Dentate Lebanese Adults Using Cone-beam Computed Tomography Technology

Georges Aoun, Abbass El-Outa, Nakhle Kafrouny, Antoine Berberi Abstract Objective: The literature reports that the location of mental foramen shows differences among races. The aim of this study was to assess the mental foramen position in a sample of Lebanese population using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) technology. Materials and methods: In this study, we investigated [...]

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Telemedicine in Cardiology – Perspectives in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nabil Naser, Salih Tandir, Edin Begic Abstract Introduction: Aim of article was to present perspectives of telemedicine in the field of cardiology in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Material and methods: Article has descriptive character and present review of literature. Results: Information technology can have the application in the education of students, starting from basic medical sciences [...]

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Presenting an Evaluation Model for the Cancer Registry Software

Hamid Moghaddasi, Farkhondeh Asadi, Reza Rabiei, Farough Rahimi, Reihaneh Shahbodaghi Abstract Objectives: As cancer is increasingly growing, cancer registry is of great importance as the main core of cancer control programs, and many different software has been designed for this purpose. Therefore, establishing a comprehensive evaluation model is essential to evaluate and compare a wide [...]

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Evaluation of Founding Members of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) Based on Google Scholar and Scopus Parameters

Izet Masic Abstract Introduction: The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) is established by International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) which is the world body for health and biomedical informatics. The Academy will serve as an honor society that recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally. Academy membership will be one of the highest [...]

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National Communicable Disease Surveillance System: A review on Information and Organizational Structures in Developed Countries

Hossein Bagherian, Mohammad Farahbaksh, Reza Rabiei, Hamid Moghaddasi, Farkhondeh Asadi Abstract Introduction: To obtain necessary information for managing communicable diseases, different countries have developed national communicable diseases surveillance systems (NCDSS). Exploiting the lesson learned from the leading countries in development of surveillance systems provides the foundation for developing these systems in other countries. In this [...]

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Virtual Screening and Prediction of Binding of Caprine CSN1S2 Protein Tryptic Peptides to Glucokinase

Fatchiyah Fatchiyah, Atika Hanoum Rahasta, James R. Ketudat Cairns Abstract Introduction: Glucokinase (hexokinase D) is an enzyme that phosphorylates glucose in hepatocytes totrap it in the cell and prime it for conversion to other compounds, yet this enzyme has low affinity to bind with glucose. In Diabetes Mellituspatients, the blood glucose level is poorly controled. [...]

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Splenic Localization of Primary Hydatid Cyst in a 27-Year-Old Sportsman Treated by PAIR Technique: Imaging Anatomy Assessment

Dzenan Jahic, Eldan Kapur, Edin Begic, Enver Zerem Abstract Introduction: In this paper, we report our experience with a case of primary hydatid cyst involving only the spleen in a 27-year-old sportsman treated by PAIR technique. Case Report: Five years before, a 27-year-old handball player being admitted to our hospital, it was detected the cyst [...]

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The Most Common Smartphone Applications Used By Medical Students and Barriers of Using Them

Mohamad Jebraeily, Zahra Zare Fazlollahi, Bahlol Rahimi Abstract Introduction: Medical knowledge is rapidly expanding and updating. It is very important that students can timely access to information and the latest scientific evidence without any time and place limitation. The smartphone is one of ICT tools that adopted greatly by healthcare professionals. Today, the most medical [...]

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical Informatics (19): John Bryden

Izet Masic Abstract John Bryden (1932-2012) was Public health consultant in Glasgow. Scotland. John Bryden graduated in medicine at Glasgow University in 1956 and after completing his national service worked in orthopedics and became a GP covering Mosspark and Govan. An early interest in optical character recognition and computer programming led to a three-year fellowship [...]

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