Application of Neural Networks and Other Artificial Adaptive Systems in Prediction and Data Mining of Risk Psychological Profile for CHD

  • E. Grossi
  • A. Compare


Current and consolidated data suggest that cardiac rehabilitation (CR) may help reduce standard cardiac risk factors [1] in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) by increasing functional capacity [2]. Cardiac performance in exercise training is the acknowledged endpoint of CR [3], [4].Metabolic equivalents (MET) and heart rate recovery (HRR) are measures of cardiac performance in exercise training; and, during the past two decades, they have become well-established predictors of cardiovascular and overall mortality [5]–[7].


Exercise Capacity Trait Anxiety Cardiac Rehabilitation Heart Rate Recovery Eysenck Personality Questionnaire 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Grossi
    • 1
  • A. Compare
    • 2
  1. 1.Pharma DepartmentBracco SpAMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyCatholic University of MilanMilan

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