Non-invasive approach to predict the cholesterol level in blood using bioimpedance and neural network techniques

Mohktar, M.S. and Ibrahim, F. and Ismail, N.A. (2013) Non-invasive approach to predict the cholesterol level in blood using bioimpedance and neural network techniques. Biomedical Engineering - Applications, Basis and Communications, 25 (06). p. 1350046. ISSN 1793-7132, DOI

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This paper presents a new non-invasive approach to predict the status of high total cholesterol (TC) level in blood using bioimpedance and the artificial neural network (ANN) techniques. The input parameters for the ANN model are acquired from a non-invasive bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) measurement technique. The measurement data were obtained from 260 volunteered participants. A total of 190 subject's data were used for the ANN training purpose and the remaining 70 subject's data were used for model testing. Six parameters from the BIA parameters were found to be significant predictors for TC level in blood using logistic regression analysis. The six input predictors for the ANN modeling are age, body mass index (BMI), body capacitance, basal metabolic rate, extracellular mass and lean body mass. Four ANN techniques such as the gradient descent with momentum, the resilient, the scaled conjugate gradient and the Levenberg-Marquardt were used and compared for predicting the high TC level in the blood. The finding showed that the resilient method was the best model with prediction accuracy, sensitivity, specificity and area under the curve value obtained from the test data were 82.9, 85.4, 79.3 and 0.83, respectively. © 2013 National Taiwan University.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Artificial neural network, Bioelectrical impedance, Logistic regression, Non-invasive, Total cholesterol, Bioelectrical impedance analysis, Logistic regression analysis, Logistic regressions, Neural network techniques, Scaled conjugate gradients, Total cholesterols, Blood, Cholesterol, Health, Neural networks, Regression analysis, Forecasting, adult, age, article, basal metabolic rate, body mass, cholesterol blood level, controlled study, electric capacitance, electrical equipment, extracellular space, female, human, human experiment, impedance, lean body weight, male, measurement accuracy, model, non invasive measurement, normal human, predictive value, reference value, sensitivity and specificity
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
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Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2014 03:34
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