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Diagnostic Evaluations and Artificial Intelligence Models

Lynda Delforge*

Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

*Corresponding Author:
Lynda Delforge
Department of Diagnostic Imaging,
University of Toronto, Toronto,
[email protected]

Received date: November 25, 2022, Manuscript No IPCCOG -22-15464; Editor assigned date: November 28, 2022, PreQC No. IPCCOG-22-15464; (PQ); Reviewed date: December 08, 2022, QC No IPCCOG -22-15464; Revised date: December 15, 2022, Manuscript No. IPCCOG -22-15464;(R) Published date: December 26, 2022,DOI:10.36648/2471-9803.8.12.93

Citation: Delforge L (2022) Diagnostic Evaluations and Artificial Intelligence Models. Crit Care Obst Gyne Vol.8.No.12:93.

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