International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014

  • Automated Detection of Architectural Detection in Mammograms Using Template Matching

    O'tega A. Ejofodomi, Edikan Nse Gideon, Gbenga Olalekan Oladipo, Etse Rosemary Oshomah

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 31 March 2014
    Accepted: 15 April 2014
    Published: 30 April 2014
    Abstract: Breast Cancer is one of the leading causes of death, and its early detection increases the survival rate and treatment options available to patients. Computer-Aided-Detection (CAD) systems have been developed to assist radiologists with the task of locating cancer in mammograms. Unfortunately, these CAD systems have demonstrated less than 50% effic... Show More
  • Incidence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen among Sickle Cell Disease Patients Receiving Transfusion Therapy

    Samuel S. Antwi-Baffour, Kwadwo Adarkwah-Yiadom, Ransford Kyeremeh, David Nana Adjei, Mahmood S. Abdulai, Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 24 April 2014
    Accepted: 10 May 2014
    Published: 20 May 2014
    Abstract: Sickle cell disease (SCD) patients deserve serious attention regarding their Hepatitis B status because episodes of jaundice in the disease may be misleading in many cases. It may either be part of the chronic haemolysis they experience or due to blood transfusion (supportive therapy) related hepatotropic viral infections (Hepatitis-B). The aim of ... Show More