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Article Annotation: COPD Identification

Introduction Worldwide around 65 million people are suffering from a mild to severe form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that it will be the third cause of death worldwide in 2020.1 Smoking is the number...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Introduction Worldwide it is estimated that 65 million people suffer from a form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).1 In the Netherlands there are almost 600.000 COPD patients.2,3 The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that this disease will be the...

Clinical Image Data Sources: An Overview

This article contains an overview of Clinical Image Data Sources. Due to divers angels of clinical studies the data collected in these studies have various formats. This data variety provides different solutions for a lot of complex biological questions. However, the...

Introduction to Tuberculosis: Modern Days

Introduction Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a contagious bacterial infection that can be found nearly anywhere in the body, but is found most commonly in the lungs. This because the bacteria that is responsible for TB, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, is transmitted...