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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of ultrasound markers

From: Three-dimensional ultrasonography and power Doppler for discrimination between benign and malignant endometrium in premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding

Parameter ET EV Endometrial VI Endometrial VFI
Cutoff value 19 mm 8 cm3 0.81 % 0.22
AUC 0.73 0.81 0.88 0.67
Sensitivity (%) 80 90 90 60
Specificity (%) 72 79 88 68
PPV (%) 30 39 53 23
NPV (%) 96 98 98 92
LR+ 2.86 4.29 7.50 1.88
LR− 0.28 0.13 0.11 0.59
  1. ET endometrial thickness, EV endometrial volume, VI vascularization index, VFI vascularization flow index, AUC area under receiver-operating characteristics (ROC) curve, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value, LR+ likelihood ratio of a positive test, LR likelihood ratio of a negative test