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Essays on the impact of health information technology on health care providers and patients
Information technology has been transforming health care industry. This dissertation investigates the use of health information technology by health care providers and patients as well as its outcomes. This dissertation ...
Detection and Segmentation of Free Blood in FAST Exam Ultrasound Images
It is often a diagnostic challenge for emergency physicians and trauma surgeons to detect major internal injuries of trauma patients. Bedside ultrasonography is a fast, accurate, cost effective way to detect life-threatening ...
Biodegradable Polyacrylamide-Based Theranostic Platforms for Tumor-Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy
The goal of my thesis work was to create theranostic nanoparticles for tumor imaging and therapy based on biodegradable polyacrylamide (PAA) nanoparticles. In order to achieve this goal; my thesis is divided into six parts. ...
Strategies for improving chemotherapeutic delivery to solid tumors mediated by vascular permeability modulation
An essential mode of distribution of blood-borne chemotherapeutic agents within a solid tumor is via the micro-circulation. Poor tumor perfusion, because of a lack of functional vasculature or a lack of microvessels, as ...
High resolution solid state X-ray image intensifier (SSXII) using a modular array of the impactron EMCCD sensors
X-ray imaging is widely used as a powerful tool for diagnosis and noninvasive treatment in the medical field. The increasing demand for the imaging of higher resolution and better quality with the ability to visualize fine ...