The Diagnosis Of Heart Disease

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DATA MINING IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF HEART DISEASE
Data mining as it has been established is simply a way of getting hidden knowledge or information from data, the technique(s) employed search for concurrency, relationships, and outliers in this data that they present as knowledge [4]. This knowledge can then be used in different applications. Prediction is one of the ways that the hidden knowledge gotten from the data can be used. The main aim is to use a large number of past values to consider probable future [9]. Heart disease is the common term for a variety of diseases, conditions, and disorders that affect the heart and the blood vessels [6]. Symptoms of heart disease vary depending on the type of heart disease. Congenital heart disease suggests to a problem with the heart 's structure and function due to abnormal heart development before birth. Congestive heart failure is when the heart does not pump adequate blood to the other organs in the body [8]. Coronary heart disease or in its medical term Ischemic heart disease is the most frequent type of heart problem [24]. Coronary heart disease is a term that refers to damage to the heart that happens because its blood supply is decreased; it leads to fatty deposits build up on the linings of the blood vessels that provide the heart muscles with blood, resulting in heart failure. Heart disease prediction using data mining is one of the most interesting and challenging tasks. Shortage of specialists and high wrongly diagnosed…
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