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Table 4 The validity of DW-ADC, DT-FA, and DT-MD in differentiation of normal, benign, and malignant endometrium

From: Diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in differentiation between normal and abnormally thickened endometrium: prospective study

  AUC (95% CI) P value Cutoff point Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Accuracy (%)
Differentiating benign and malignant endometrial lesions
DW-ADC 1.0 (1.0–1.0) < 0.001* 1.21 89.5 95.5 94.4 91.3 92.7
DT-FA 0.47 (0.29–0.65) 0.09 0.294 55.0 52.4 52.4 55.0 53.7
DT-MD 1.0 (1.0–1.0) < 0.001* 1.03 95.0 100.0 100.0 95.5 97.6
Differentiating normal and benign endometrial lesions
DW-ADC 1.0 (1.0–1.0) 0.006* 1.495 61.9 58.3 56.5 63.6 60.0
DT-FA 0.70 (0.55–0.85) 0.02* 0.342 76.2 52.0 53.3 68.8 58.7
DT-MD 1.0 (1.0–1.0) < 0.001* 1.5065 100.0 96.0 95.5 100.0 97.8
Differentiating normal and malignant endometrial lesions
DW-ADC 1.0 (1.0–1.0) < 0.001* 1.190 95.0 91.7 90.5 95.0 93.2
DT-FA 0.69
(0.54–0.85)
0.02* 0.3415 75.0 52.0 52.0 72.0 62.2
DT-MD 1.0 (1.0–1.0) < 0.001* 1.032 95.0 100.0 100.0 95.5 97.6