Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: knowledge discovery with a data mining approach

  title={Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: knowledge discovery with a data mining approach},
  author={Andrew Kusiak and Christopher A. Caldarone and Michael D. Kelleher and Fred S. Lamb and Thomas J. Persoon and Alex Burns},
  journal={Computers in biology and medicine},
  volume={36 1},
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) affects infants and is uniformly fatal without surgical palliation. Post-surgery mortality rates are highly variable and dependent on postoperative management. A data acquisition system was developed for collection of 73 physiologic, laboratory, and nurse-assessed parameters. The acquisition system was designed for the collection on numerous patients. Data records were created at 30s intervals. An expert-validated wellness score was computed for each data… CONTINUE READING
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