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Table 5 Cross tabulation showing the diagnostic accuracy of CESM and DW MRI tested versus histopathological diagnosis as the gold standard for lesion classification

From: Breast cancer in dense breasts: comparative diagnostic merits of contrast-enhanced mammography and diffusion-weighted breast MRI

  Histopathological diagnosis Total
  Malignant Benign  
BIRADS classification by CESM
Probably benign (BIRADS 1–3) 3
7.5%
3
7.5%
6
15%
Probably malignant (BIRADS 4–5) 28
70%
6
15%
34
85%
 Total 31
77.5%
9
22.5%
40
100%
BIRADS classification by DW MRI
Probably benign (BIRADS 1–3) 1
2.5%
6
15%
7
17.5%
Probably malignant (BIRADS 4–5) 30
75%
3
7.5%
33
82.5%
 Total 31
77.5%
9
22.5%
40
100%