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Oleg Metsker

Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Research Article   
    Echocardiography Population Study in Russian Federation Using Machine Learning
    Author(s): Oleg Metsker, Georgy Kopanitsa*, Alexey Yakovlev, Aleksandr Ilin and Sergey Kovalchuk

    Background: In some situations, echocardiography is regulated by clinical recommendations, but such recommendations are usually based on expert opinion, and not on the studies of the effectiveness of a diagnostic method. High-quality echocardiographic diagnostics requires the use of expensive equipment and highly qualified physician specialist. However, it is of practical importance to use echocardiography as a screening method in patients without acute symptoms. Objective: This article describes the study results of echocardiographic (ECHO) tests data on the example of cardiovascular patients. The data from more than 145,000 echocardiographic tests were analyzed. One of the objectives of the study is the possibility to identify patterns and relationships of patient characteristics for more accurate appointment procedures based on the history .. Read More»