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Table 3 DCE-MRI (CE-MRI, kinetic analysis, and combined) classification of lesions in correlation with final pathology

From: Can DWI-MRI be an alternative to DCE-MRI in the diagnosis of troublesome breast lesions?

Imaging Classification Pathology (n=90) p value
Non-malignant=49
Negative
Malignant=41
Positive
Count % Count %
CE-MRI Benign 44 (TN) 89.8% 3 (FN) 12.2% <0.001
Malignant 5 (FP) 10.2% 38 (TP) 92.7%
Kinematic curve Benign No enhancement 1 (TN) 2% 1 (FN) 2.4% <0.001
Rising (type 1) 39 (TN) 79.6% 3 (FN) 7.3%
Malignant Plateau (type 2) 7 (FP) 14.3% 11 (TP) 26.8%
Washout (type 3) 2 (FP) 4.1% 26 (TP) 63.4%
Final DCE-MRI Benign (BIRADS 1, 2, 3) 38 (TN) 77.6% 2 (FN) 4.9% <0.001
Malignant (BIRADS 4, 5) 11 (FP) 22.4% 39 (TP) 95.1%