The Currie Lab focuses on the development and validation of cardiothoracic surgery tools using machine learning and augmented reality. Our goal is to further understand and improve cardiothoracic surgery outcomes.
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally and heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
Heart failure is a growing problem in the United States affecting nearly 6.5 million Americans. There are nearly 1 million new heart failure cases each year. Heart failure accounts for about 36% of all cardiovascular disease deaths. It remains the number one cause of hospitalizations in our Medicare population.