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Table 1 Diagnostic indices of different MRI modalities individually and combined to predict pathological complete remission (pCR)

From: Diffusion-weighted imaging or MR spectroscopy: Which to use for the assessment of the response to chemotherapy in breast cancer patients?

Statistic ADC (%) MRS (%) Curve type (%) ADC + MRS (%) ADC + curve type (%) MRS + curve type (%) MRS + CURVE type + ADC (%)
Sensitivity 78.95 78.95 73.68 89.47 89.47 78.95 89.47
Specificity 83.33 91.67 83.33 83.33 75.00 91.67 83.33
PPV 88.24 93.75 87.50 89.47 85.00 93.75 89.47
NPV 71.43 73.33 66.67 83.33 81.82 73.33 83.33
Accuracy 80.65 83.87 77.42 87.10 83.87 83.87 87.10
  1. The Values in Bold are the values that clarify the solo role of the ADC values and MRS and show the relevant modality to predict complete cancer remisison