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Mortality Algorithm Can Predict Heart Attack, Death With 90% Accuracy

An algorithm which can predict whether a person will have a heart attack or die with 90% accuracy has been developed by researchers at Finland's Turku PET Centre.

Utilizing similar machine learning functions as those employed by Netflix and Spotify to personalize content, a team led by Dr. Luis Eduardo Juarez-Orozco programmed the LogitBoost algorithm to use 85 variables to calculate the risk to the health of 950 test subjects who were subject to a host of scans and tests prior to being treated via traditional methods.

After patients complained of chest pain, their data was collected and used to 'train' the algorithm, which 'learned' the risks over a six-year period, during which it achieved 90% success at predicting 24 heart attacks and 49 deaths from any cause.

"These advances are far beyond what has been done in medicine, where we need to be cautious about how we evaluate risk and outcomes," said Juarez-Orozco, adding "We have the data but we are not using it to its full potential yet."

Doctors typically use risk scores to make treatment decisions, according to the Daily Mail, however these scores utilize just a 'handful' of variables in patients.

"Humans have a very hard time thinking further than three dimensions or four dimensions," said Juarez-Orozco. "The moment we jump into the fifth dimension we're lost."

"Our study shows that very high dimensional patterns are more useful than single dimensional patterns to predict outcomes in individuals and for that we need machine learning."

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