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Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:1314-7. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6609750.

Adverse event prediction in patients with left ventricular assist devices.

Abstract

This work presents the Treatment Tool, which is a component of the Specialist's Decision Support Framework (SDSS) of the SensorART platform. The SensorART platform focuses on the management of heart failure (HF) patients, which are treated with implantable, left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). SDSS supports the specialists on various decisions regarding patients with LVADs including decisions on the best treatment strategy, suggestion of the most appropriate candidates for LVAD weaning, configuration of the pump speed settings, while also provides data analysis tools for new knowledge extraction. The Treatment Tool is a web-based component and its functionality includes the calculation of several acknowledged risk scores along with the adverse events appearance prediction for treatment assessment.

PMID:
24109937
DOI:
10.1109/EMBC.2013.6609750
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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