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SPES-2: An Expert System for the Intra-Operative Phase of the Pancreas Cancer

  • M. Rafanelli
  • R. Maceratini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)

Abstract

In order to support the decision making of the surgeon in the operative room, but also for tutorial aims, a prototype of an expert system is proposed and described in this paper. The medical domain refers to the pancreatic diseases and, in particular, the pancreatic cancer. The system examines the operative risks of the patient, suggests the suitable surgical procedure, follows the surgeon during this procedure (both with regard to the staging phase, and to the properly said surgical procedure), suggesting the appropriate operations by means of pictures and explanatory sentences. It suggests also suitable actions for a large number of surgical complications.

Keywords

Pancreatic Cancer Expert System Operative Risk Pancreatic Disease Staging Phase 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rafanelli
    • 1
  • R. Maceratini
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica del CNRRomaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di IV Clinica Chirurgica - Università ‘La Sapienza’RomaItaly

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