Sensitivity and Specificity

A Comparative Study Between Smartphone-Based Microscopy and Conventional Light Microscopy in 1021 Dermatopathology Specimens.

Publication Date: 
Dec 31, 2015

CONTEXT: The incorporation of high-resolution cameras into smartphones has allowed for a variety of medical applications including the use of lens attachments that provide telescopic, macroscopic, and dermatoscopic data, but the feasibility and performance characteristics of such a platform for u

Evaluation of Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity by ROPtool or a Lay Reader.

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Jan 24, 2016

PURPOSE: To determine if (1) tortuosity assessment by a computer program (ROPtool, developed at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Duke University, and licensed by FocusROP) that traces retinal blood vessels and (2) assessment by a lay reader are comparable with assessment by a pa

Flexible opto-electronics enabled microfluidics systems with cloud connectivity for point-of-care micronutrient analysis.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 19, 2015

In developing countries, the deployment of medical diagnostic technologies remains a challenge because of infrastructural limitations (e.g. refrigeration, electricity), and paucity of health professionals, distribution centers and transportation systems.

Malaria Diagnosis Using a Mobile Phone Polarized Microscope.

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Aug 25, 2015

Malaria remains a major global health burden, and new methods for low-cost, high-sensitivity, diagnosis are essential, particularly in remote areas with low-resource around the world.

Smartphone Use for Cervical Cancer Screening in Low-Resource Countries: A Pilot Study Conducted in Madagascar.

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Jul 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Visual inspection of the cervix after application of 5% acetic acid (VIA) is a screening technique for cervical cancer used widely in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). To improve VIA screening performance, digital images after acid acetic application (D-VIA) are taken.

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