Table_3_Survival Prediction in Gallbladder Cancer Using CT Based Machine Learning.xls (159 kB)

Table_3_Survival Prediction in Gallbladder Cancer Using CT Based Machine Learning.xls

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posted on 27.11.2020, 05:39 by Zefan Liu, Guannan Zhu, Xian Jiang, Yunuo Zhao, Hao Zeng, Jing Jing, Xuelei Ma
Objective

To establish a classifier for accurately predicting the overall survival of gallbladder cancer (GBC) patients by analyzing pre-treatment CT images using machine learning technology.

Methods

This retrospective study included 141 patients with pathologically confirmed GBC. After obtaining the pre-treatment CT images, manual segmentation of the tumor lesion was performed and LIFEx package was used to extract the tumor signature. Next, LASSO and Random Forest methods were used to optimize and model. Finally, the clinical information was combined to accurately predict the survival outcomes of GBC patients.

Results

Fifteen CT features were selected through LASSO and random forest. On the basis of relative importance GLZLM-HGZE, GLCM-homogeneity and NGLDM-coarseness were included in the final model. The hazard ratio of the CT-based model was 1.462(95% CI: 1.014–2.107). According to the median of risk score, all patients were divided into high and low risk groups, and survival analysis showed that high-risk groups had a poor survival outcome (P = 0.012). After inclusion of clinical factors, we used multivariate COX to classify patients with GBC. The AUC values in the test set and validation set for 3 years reached 0.79 and 0.73, respectively.

Conclusion

GBC survival outcomes could be predicted by radiomics based on LASSO and Random Forest.

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