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digital duplicates to better care for the sick

The digitization of medicine involves, among other things, that of patients and more particularly, that of their organs.

The evocation of the metaverse is accompanied by that of avatars, kinds of idealized copies of individuals. Far from these clichés conveyed by Hollywood imagery, the digital twins used in the health sector are the perfect doubles of patients.

The digitization of medicine involves that of patients and more particularly, that of their organs. “The use of digital twins in healthcare is revolutionizing clinical interventions and the management of hospitalizations, explain in a note by researchers from Federico II University (Naples). It improves – or increases – treatments and medical monitoring. ”

Digital twin

Thus, the digital twin of a patient’s heart makes it possible to immediately visualize what the impact of an intervention will be and possibly to choose another modality if the first envisaged is too risky. Without going to such extremes, the digitization of humans is also the means of setting up more and more monitoring …

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