Thorac cardiovasc Surg
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1586158
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Data Science Meets the Clinician: Challenges and Future Directions

Efstratios I. Charitos1, Manuel Wilbring1, Hendrik Treede1
  • 1Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Halle (Saale), Halle, Germany
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Publication History

20 January 2016

13 June 2016

Publication Date:
10 August 2016 (eFirst)


In the last three decades a profound transformation of the medical profession has taken place. The modern clinician is required to consume vast amounts of information from clinical studies, critically reviewing evidence that may or may not lead to changes in clinical practice. The present article presents some challenges that this era of information poses to clinicians and patients.