Title: Predictive models for long term survival after premature rupture of membranes
Authors: Ameye, Lieveke
De Brabanter, Joseph
Suykens, Johan
Cadron, Isabelle
Devlieger, Roland
Timmerman, Dirk
Spitz, Bernard
Van Huffel, Sabine #
Issue Date: 2005
Host Document: Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society vol:5 pages:4622-5
Conference: 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society location:Shanghai, China date:1-4 Sept 2005
Abstract: Premature rupture of the membranes complicates 30 to 40% of the preterm deliveries. The purpose of this study is to assess the outcome of preterm prelabor rupture of the membranes (PPROM) before 26 weeks of gestation and to develop a predictive model for survival. We apply four statistical methods in order to construct a predictive model: Cox's proportional hazards model, logistic regression, least squares - support vector machines and generalized estimating equations. The obtained predictive models are tested on a prospective set and have a very good performance of > 95% for the area under the ROC-curve.
Description: \emph{Proc. of the 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference (IEEE-EMB)}, Shanghai, China, Sep. 2005
ISSN: 1557-170X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Section Woman - Miscellaneous (-)
ESAT - STADIUS, Stadius Centre for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing and Data Analytics
Pathophysiology of Pregnancy Section (-)
Technologiecluster ESAT Elektrotechnische Engineering
Electrical Engineering (ESAT) TC, Technology Campuses Ghent and Aalst
# (joint) last author

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