Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

the Samara region

Morbidity by skin melanoma among various population groups of Samara region

Year: 2018, volume 14 Issue: №1 Pages: 016-019
Heading: Health Service Organization Article type: Original article
Authors: Neretin E.Yu., Utyashev I.A.
Organization: National Medical Research Center of Oncology n.a. N.N. Blokhin
Summary:

The aim: to study the dynamics of the incidence of skin melanoma among various population groups of the multi-million territory. Material and Methods. Primary accounting records for 21 years (1995-2016) on the newly diagnosed disease, annual reports of the Samara Regional Clinical Oncology Center, annual statistical reports of the established form (Form 7 and Form 35). The following statistical methods were used: extrapolation method, linear and polynomial regression model. Results. The results indicate an increase in the incidence of skin melanoma among older people. Conclusions are drawn about the need to organize screening examinations among groups with a high incidence of skin melanoma.

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"Machine vision" application in digital dermoscopy for suspected melanoma of the skin

Year: 2014, volume 10 Issue: №2 Pages: 281-285
Heading: Oncology Article type: Original article
Authors: Kozlov S.V., Neretin E.Yu., Kukolkina V.V.
Organization: Samara State Medical University
Summary:

This article discusses one of the problems of oncology diagnosis of melanoma. Relevance of the topic has been supported by the fact that the annual incidence of patients with cancer pathology is constantly increasing. Various methods of diagnostics have been determined, but at the same time early diagnosis of melanoma is a problem. The aim is to reveal the possibilities of automated data processing during digital dermoscopy of melanoma in a specialized center. To solve this problem, the following materials and methods have been used: records for the period of 16 years (1996-2010), annual reports of Samara Regional Clinical Oncology Center of newly diagnosed melanoma of skin, annual statistical reports to the State Statistical Committee. The results indicate higher diagnostic accuracy in a specialized center and the advantages of digital dermoscopy in comparison with visual inspection, comparable with a qualified inspection in a specialized center. The article concludes that the possibility of use of this expert system on specialized levels is considered as a secondary factor in the diagnosis and the choice of treatment.

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