Of Machines and Men: Intelligent Diagnosis and the Shape of Things to Come


Artificial Intelligence (AI), although well established in many areas of everyday life, has only recently been trialed in the diagnosis and management of common clinical conditions. This editorial review highlights progress to date and suggests further improvements in and trials of AI in the management of conditions such as hypertension.

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Cockcroft, J., Avolio, A. Of Machines and Men: Intelligent Diagnosis and the Shape of Things to Come. Curr Hypertens Rep 22, 9 (2020).

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  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Haemodynamic parameters
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Blood pressure
  • Aortic pulse wave velocity