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Table 3 Performance of ultrasound and clinical-laboratory examination according to the final diagnosis of surgical pathology

From: Diagnostic performance of abdominal point of care ultrasound performed by an emergency physician in acute right iliac fossa pain

  Sensitivity
[95% CI]
Specificity
[95% CI]
PPV
[95% CI]
NPV
[95% CI]
Youden Accuracy *
[95% CI]
Ultrasounds 0.93 [0.87, 0.99] 0.87 [0.79, 0.93] 0.81 [0.72, 0.90] 0.95 [0.91, 0.99] 0.80 0.89 [0.84, 0.94]
Clinical-laboratory examination 0.7 [0.58, 0.81] 0.7 [0.60, 0.78] 0.59 [0.46, 0.69] 0.79 [0.7, 0.87] 0.4 0.70 [0.57, 0.82]
  1. 95% CI: confidence interval; PPV: positive predictive value; NPV: negative predictive value
  2. * p < 0.05