Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data

Sorin Alexe, Eugene Blackstone, Peter L. Hammer, Hemant Ishwaran, Michael S. Lauer, Claire E. Pothier Snader

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to distinguish within a population of patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease groups at high and at low mortality rates. The study was based on Cleveland Clinic Foundation's dataset of 9454 patients, of whom 312 died during an observation period of 9 years. The Logical Analysis of Data method was adapted to handle the disproportioned size of the two groups of patients, and the inseparable character of this dataset - characteristic to many medical problems. As a result of the study, we have identified a high-risk group of patients representing 1/5 of the population, with a mortality rate 4 times higher than the average, and including 3/4 of the patients who died. The low-risk group identified in the study, representing approximately 4/5 of the population, had a mortality rate 3 times lower than the average. A Prognostic Index derived from the LAD model is shown to have a 83.95% correlation with the mortality rate of patients. The classification given by the Prognostic Index was also shown to agree in 3 out of 4 cases with that of the Cox Score, widely used by cardiologists, and to outperform it slightly, but consistently. An example of a highly reliable risk stratification system using both indicators is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-42
Number of pages28
JournalAnnals of Operations Research
Volume119
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Classification
  • Data mining
  • Logical Analysis of Data
  • Partially defined Boolean functions
  • Risk indices
  • Risk prediction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Decision Sciences(all)

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Alexe, S., Blackstone, E., Hammer, P. L., Ishwaran, H., Lauer, M. S., & Pothier Snader, C. E. (2003). Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data. Annals of Operations Research, 119(1-4), 15-42. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022970120229

Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data. / Alexe, Sorin; Blackstone, Eugene; Hammer, Peter L.; Ishwaran, Hemant; Lauer, Michael S.; Pothier Snader, Claire E.

In: Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 119, No. 1-4, 01.03.2003, p. 15-42.

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Alexe, S, Blackstone, E, Hammer, PL, Ishwaran, H, Lauer, MS & Pothier Snader, CE 2003, 'Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data', Annals of Operations Research, vol. 119, no. 1-4, pp. 15-42. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022970120229
Alexe S, Blackstone E, Hammer PL, Ishwaran H, Lauer MS, Pothier Snader CE. Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data. Annals of Operations Research. 2003 Mar 1;119(1-4):15-42. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022970120229
Alexe, Sorin ; Blackstone, Eugene ; Hammer, Peter L. ; Ishwaran, Hemant ; Lauer, Michael S. ; Pothier Snader, Claire E. / Coronary Risk Prediction by Logical Analysis of Data. In: Annals of Operations Research. 2003 ; Vol. 119, No. 1-4. pp. 15-42.
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