Increasing computer power and novel algorithms could predict future heart health of patients.
In recent times, researchers have increasingly found that the power of computers and artificial intelligence is enabling more accurate diagnosis of a patient’s current heart health and can provide an accurate projection of future heart health, potential treatments and disease prevention.
Now in a paper published in European Heart Journal, researchers from Oxford University, working in collaboration with academic, industry, clinical and regulatorypartners, and several other international initiatives as the Personalised In-Silico Cardiology consortium, show how linking computer and statistical models can improve clinical decisions relating to the heart.
The team of researchers believe that the power of computational models in cardiovascular medicine could also provide us with more control over our daily heart health. Much like the popularity of wearable monitoring devices, a digital twin of our hearts could inform us about its current health and alert wearers to any risk factors. The research predicts we could see the technology in action within the next 5-10 years.
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