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Review article: Biomedical intelligence

Vol. 152 No. 0304 (2022)

PET-based artificial intelligence applications in cardiac nuclear medicine

  • Cristina Popescu
  • Riccardo Laudicella
  • Sergio Baldari
  • Pierpaolo Alongi
  • Irene Burger
  • Albert Comelli
  • Federico Caobelli
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Swiss Med Wkly. 2022;152:w30123


In the recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) applications have gained interest in the field of cardiovascular medical imaging, including positron emission tomography (PET). The use of AI in cardiac PET imaging is to date limited, although first, important results have been shown, overcoming technical issues, improving diagnostic accuracy and providing prognostic information. In this review we aimed to summarize the state-of-the-art regarding AI applications in cardiovascular PET.


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