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izucheniem riskov serdechno sosudistyh zabolevanij zajmutsya specialisty nngu

On 11 March 2024, Lobachevsky University and the Eurasian Association of Therapists (EAT) signed an agreement on scientific cooperation to implement the  project "Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Preventive Medicine". In particular, it is planned to develop a "Cardiovascular risk stratification scale for young adults (18 to 40 years old)".

This joint research will involve experts from the UNN Institute of Clinical Medicine and the "Trusted Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare" Research Centre established at Lobachevsky University.

"The use of AI in medicine is a global trend. For Lobachevsky University, this is a key area of research and education, so we attach special importance to the development of partnerships in this field. Our cooperation with the Eurasian Association of Therapists, which has extensive experience in implementing international projects in the field of medicine, is very valuable for us," said UNN Rector Oleg Trofimov.

izucheniem riskov serdechno sosudistyh zabolevanij zajmutsya specialisty nngu 1

According to Grigory Arutyunov, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Eurasian Association of Therapists, Honoured Doctor of the Russian Federation, the potential of artificial intelligence will help to analyse patient data and create a cardiovascular risk assessment scale for young people aged 18 to 40. The risk factors in this scale can be used to determine the percentage risk of cardiovascular diseases, including cardiovascular emergencies (heart attack, stroke, sudden cardiac death) and develop a plan for preventive care.

"One can calculate very accurately the probability of death and non-fatal vascular events if a person is 40 years of age or older. But if a person is under 40, there is no such possibility. While in the first case it is possible to intervene and render help in time, in the second case it is impossible.  It is true that at 18, 20, 23 years of age people are young and do not care much about their health, but they actively live and actively age - their biological age outpaces the age stated in their IDs. Our goal is to jointly develop and analyse a database of young patients, which will allow us to find a certain rule that determines the possibility of cardiovascular disease risk. This is a very important task, which no one has ever undertaken before, and we hope that our partnership will allow us to get closer to its solution," Grigory Arutyunov emphasised.

The project aims to implement the research results into the practice of general practitioners, which will allow them to quickly assess cardiovascular risk in young people during medical check-ups and prescribe appropriate and timely medical examination and treatment.