A personal assistant to reduce the burden of chronic heart failure

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Who is Linda ?

Linda is a silent, non-invasive personal assistant that operates alongside the chronic heart failure patient 24h/Day. She engages the patient in the therapeutic process by providing daily reminders and early notifications of possible medical complications. Linda passively collects and analyzes user health data helping the physician.

The Team

The multidisciplinarity of our team is an essential asset. We believe that the value of our project lies in the combination of our medical and technological knowledge.

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Lorenzo Bernaschina

Software Engineer at Cefriel - Politecnico di Milano

WWDC17-18 Scholarship Recipient

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Andriy Melnyk

Medical student at the University of Padua

Visiting student at the Oncological Institute of Veneto (IOV)

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Andrea Agostini

M.Sc. Student in CS and engineering at Politecnico di Milano

Research activity at the National University of Singapore on a smartwatchbased system for acute medical settings.

Scientific Papers

Ponikowski, P., Voors, A., Anker, S., Bueno, H., Cleland, J., Coats, A., Falk, V., González-Juanatey, J., Harjola, V., Jankowska, E., Jessup, M., Linde, C., Nihoyannopoulos, P., Parissis, J., Pieske, B., Riley, J., Rosano, G., Ruilope, L., Ruschitzka, F., Rutten, F. and van der Meer, P. (2016

2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure. European Heart Journal, 37(27), pp.2129-2200.

Pocock, S., Wang, D., Pfeffer, M., Yusuf, S., McMurray, J., Swedberg, K., Östergren, J., Michelson, E., Pieper, K. and Granger, C. (2005).

Predictors of mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure. European Heart Journal, 27(1), pp.65-75.”

Komajda, M. (2014).

Heart rate in chronic heart failure: an overlooked risk factor. European Heart Journal, 36(11), pp.648-649.

Dilaveris, P. and Kennedy, H. (2017).

Silent atrial fibrillation: epidemiology, diagnosis, and clinical impact. Clinical Cardiology, 40(6), pp.413-418

Nikolovska Vukadinović, A., Vukadinović, D., Borer, J., Cowie, M., Komajda, M., Lainscak, M., Swedberg, K. and Böhm, M. (2017)

Heart rate and its reduction in chronic heart failure and beyond. European Journal of Heart Failure, 19(10), pp.1230-1241.

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