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IJMLC 2011 Vol.1(3): 231-235 ISSN: 2010-3700
DOI: 10.7763/IJMLC.2011.V1.34

A Novel Risk Level Classification of Ischemic Heart Disease using Artificial Neural Network Technique - An Indian Case Study

K.Rajeswari, Dr.V.Vaithiyanathan and Dr.P.Amirtharaj

Abstract—Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) comprises of a group of diseases of the heart and vascular system. The major conditions include Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) or Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) which causes 25-30 percent of deaths in most industrialized countries. India is in a risk of developing more death due to CHD. Hence a Decision Support System (DSS) is proposed to identify the level of risk in Ischemic Heart Disease of a Patient. This will help the patients in taking precautionary steps like following a balanced diet and medication which in turn may increase the life time of a patient. The features for prediction are selected after considering Indian conditions from literature and based on the Expert knowledge from Doctors. Framingham Risk score which has five attributes is used for comparison. Our proposed system will have seventeen features to be analyzed according to Indian Conditions. The system proposes implementation of Artificial Neural Network technique to mine the knowledge from Medical data collected.

Index Terms—Decision Support System (DSS); Ischemic Heart disease (IHD); Artificial Neural Network; Coronary Heart Disease (CHD); Risk.

K.Rajeswari is with Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering under University of Pune in the Department of Computer Engineering. She has been the winner of Cambridge Certification for Teachers and Trainers. She is very much interested in real time research problems especially in the field of medicine.(Corresponding Author Phone: +919766909526 e-mail: raji_vivek2002@yahoo.com)
Dr.V.Vaithiyanathan is with SASTRA university, Tanjore as an Associate Dean, Research, Head of department, Information Technology, and CTS Chair. He has published many papers in International conferences and Journal. (e-mail: vaithiya_nathan@hotmail.com).
Dr.P.Amirtharaj is a cardio thoracic surgeon with Madras medical Hospital. He is also an Assistant professor in Madras Medical College, Chennai , India. He has won many awards for his research contribution. (e-mail:tripark@sify.com).


Cite: K.Rajeswari, Dr.V.Vaithiyanathan and Dr.P.Amirtharaj, "A Novel Risk Level Classification of Ischemic Heart Disease using Artificial Neural Network Technique - An Indian Case Study," International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 231-235, 2011.



General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3700 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mach. Learn. Comput.
  • Frequency: Bimonthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJMLC
  • Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Lin Huang
  • Executive Editor:  Ms. Cherry L. Chen
  • Abstracing/Indexing: Inspec (IET), Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest, Electronic Journals Library.
  • E-mail: ijmlc@ejournal.net

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