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Artificial intelligence predicts when heart will fail

16-Jan-2017

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Software learned to analyse blood tests and scans of beating hearts

Studied 256 patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Measured the movement of 30,000 different points in the organ’s structure.

Combined data with eight years of patient health records.

Correctly predicted patient one year survival about 80% of the time – better than 60% for doctors.

The study was published in the Radiology journal.

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Health Professional

Consultant Radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

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Organization funding medical research in the UK.

Journal

Medical journal devoted to clinical radiology and allied sciences.