Kaplan-Meier estimate

Kaplan-Meier estimate

(kap'lăn mī'ĕr),
nonparametric method of compiling life tables or survival tables that combines calculated probabilities of survival with estimates to allow for censored (missing) observations; used mainly in survival studies of cancer and similar long-term diseases.

Kap·lan-Mei·er es·ti·mate

(kap'lăn-mī'ĕr es'ti-măt)
Nonparametric method of compiling life tables or survival tables that combines calculated probabilities of survival with estimates to allow for censored (missing) observations; used mainly in survival studies of cancer and similar long-term diseases.
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IN.PACT Admiral SFA Japan demonstrated 93.9 percent primary patency in the DCB group as compared to 46.9 percent in the PTA group at one year based on Kaplan-Meier Estimate.
Kaplan-Meier estimate showed that no differences in survival were exhibited in the challenge bioassay (Fig.
The gray area is the 95% confidence band for the Kaplan-Meier estimate.
However, the end of a relapse-free survival given by the Kaplan-Meier estimate should be valued with caution due to the large confidence interval.
Progression-free survival was not yet reached, but based on the Kaplan-Meier estimate, the progression-free survival rate at 18 months was 90%.
At Kaplan-Meier estimate, statistically significant association was observed with incidence of pregnancy at p value < 0.05.
As the usual Kaplan-Meier estimate cannot be interpreted as probability in the presence of competing risks, the cumulative incidence function (CIF) as an alternative, that accounted for the competing risks and has a reasonable interpretation, was first suggested by [10].
about 14 weeks), according to a Kaplan-Meier estimate. With methotrexate, the median time to flare was more than 32 weeks and about 20 weeks, respectively.
The absolute 5-year risk of nonfatal MI was 5%; the risk for MI or vascular death was 16%; and the risk for recurrent stroke, HI, or vascular death was 25%, according to a Kaplan-Meier estimate of survival.