Preliminary study of automatic gastric cancer risk classification from photofluorography
Ren Togo, Kenta Ishihara, Takahiro Ogawa, Miki Haseyama, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido 060-0814, Japan
Katsuhiro Mabe, Mototsugu Kato, Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Hakodate Hospital, Hokkaido 041-8512, Japan
Harufumi Oizumi, Medical Examination Center of the Yamagata City Medical Association, Yamagata 990-2473, Japan
Naoya Sakamoto, Department of Gastroenterology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido 060-8648, Japan
Shigemi Nakajima, Department of General Medicine, Japan Community Healthcare Organization Shiga Hospital, Shiga 520-0846, Japan
Masahiro Asaka, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Hokkaido 061-0293, Japan
Author contributions: Togo R wrote the paper; Ishihara K performed the majority of experiments and analyzed the data; Togo R, Ishihara K, Ogawa T and Haseyama M took charge of the statistical analysis; Mabe K, Oizumi H, Ogawa T, Kato M, Sakamoto N, Nakajima S, Asaka M and Haseyama M designed and coordinated the research.
Supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant, No. JP17H01744.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Yamagata Medical Association Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give informed consent to the study because the analysis used anonymous data that were obtained after each patient agreed to inspections by written consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Katsuhiro Mabe, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Hakodate Hospital, 18-16, Kawahara-cho, Hokkaido 041-8512, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: November 19, 2017
Peer-review started: November 20, 2017
First decision: December 1, 2017
Revised: December 5, 2017
Accepted: December 13, 2017
Article in press: December 13, 2017
Published online: February 15, 2018