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Discovering Medical Knowledge using Association Rule Mining in Young Adults with Acute Myocardial Infarction.
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PMID:  23321967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The knowledge discovery has been widely applied to mine significant knowledge from medical data. Nevertheless, previous studies have produced large numbers of imprecise patterns. To reduce the number of imprecise patterns, we need an approach that can discover interesting patterns that connote causality between antecedent and consequence in a pattern. In this paper, we propose association rule mining method that can discover interesting patterns that include medical knowledge in Korean acute myocardial infarction registry that consists of 1,247 young adults collected by 51 participating hospitals since 2005. Proposed method can remove imprecise patterns and discover target patterns that include associations between blood factors and disease history. The association that blood factors affect to disease history is defined as target pattern. In our experiments, the interestingness of a target pattern is evaluated in terms of statistical measures such as lift, leverage, and conviction. We discover medical knowledge that glucose, smoking, triglyceride total cholesterol, and creatinine are associated with diabetes and hypertension in Korean young adults with acute myocardial infarction.
Dong Gyu Lee; Kwang Sun Ryu; Mohamed Bashir; Jang-Whan Bae; Keun Ho Ryu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical systems     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0148-5598     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Syst     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806056     Medline TA:  J Med Syst     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9896     Citation Subset:  IM    
Chungbuk National University, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea.
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