TKR-tool: An expert system for Total Knee Replacement management
TKR-tool is an expert system for Total Knee Replacement that gives advice and assists patient management at every stage of the TKR process from preoperatory and postoperatory evaluation to patient follow-up. The system uses temporal reasoning to manage the patient's history. Expert system advise includes patient category and scoring according to different studies, accurate parameters for TKR surgery success, postoperatory evaluation and prostheses risk failure.
KeywordsApplications of AI in Medicine Temporal Reasoning Integration of KBS and patient medical record
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