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Table 5 Demonstrating the accuracy measures of hemidiaphragmatic abnormal thickness, weakness/paralysis as detected by TAUS relevant to an elevated hemidiaphragmatic copula in CT

From: Diagnostic accuracy of the trans-abdominal ultrasound in the assessment of dysfunctional hemidiaphragm due to non-pulmonic etiology

Statistic Value 95% CI
Sensitivity 96.55% 82.24 to 99.91%
Specificity 100.00 % 59.04 to 100.00%
Positive predictive value 100.00%  
Negative predictive value 87.50 % 50.50 to 97.96%
Accuracy 97.22% 85.47 to 99.93%