Current use of clinical trial data in research and production

Abstract Clinical trial registration regulations have improved a lot over the past decades. However, not every country has made the same progress. Fraud is also large problem, it is estimated that half of all clinical trials are never registered. Data manipulation has...

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...

Identification of Tuberculosis with AI techniques

Tuberculosis is mainly found in poorer regions of Africa and Asia. Resources and trained medical personal are scare in theses regions, leading to more deaths than necessary. With upcoming artificial intelligence and big data techniques identification of tuberculosis...