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European Initiatives

FP7 & H2020 Projects

  • Title: Computer model derived indices for optimal patient-specific treatment selection and planning in Heart Failure

  • Programm: FP7

  • Duration: October 2013 - March 2017

  • Coordinator: King's College London (UK)

  • See also: http://vp2hf.eu/

  • Inria contact: Dominique Chapelle

  • Abstract: Heart failure (HF) is one of the major health issues in Europe affecting 6 million patients and growing substantially because of the ageing population and improving survival following myocardial infarction. The poor short to medium term prognosis of these patients means that treatments such as cardiac re-synchronisation therapy and mitral valve repair can have substantial impact. However, these therapies are ineffective in up to 50% of the treated patients and involve significant morbidity and substantial cost. The primary aim of VP2HF is to bring together image and data processing tools with statistical and integrated biophysical models mainly developed in previous VPH projects, into a single clinical workflow to improve therapy selection and treatment optimisation in HF.