AI predicts heart disease risk using a single chest X-ray

This is one of several deep learning algorithms developed by Mass General and Brigham and Women’s to look at standard chest X ray To use artificial intelligence to perform a variety of opportunistic examinations of patients who undergo chest x-rays for various reasons. They developed algorithms to look at chest X-rays for lung scans, determine … Read more

Using genetics in cardiology to enable early interventions

“It has been my job for many years to understand the genetic basis of heart muscle disease, particularly cardiomyopathy,” Seidman said. “These are devastating disorders, and they are the most common cause of sudden death, particularly in sports when young people die. We’ve known for years that these disorders have a genetic cause, and they … Read more