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Computer identifies high risk of heart attack:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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A new computer analysis of electrocardiograms correctly identified which of 95 patients had suffered a severe form of heart attack, known as ventricular defibrillation. The software that made the identification did not pick out electrocardiograms of patients suffering from less life threatening arrhythmias, said Ronald Berger, associate director of cardiac electrophysiology, at John Hopkins, at the annual meeting of the North America Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.

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