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Table 10 Agreement between biopsy (reference) and MRI MRS findings (non-specific considered negative)

From: Role of MRI in diagnosis of prostate cancer and correlation of results with transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy “TRUS”

MRI MRS Biopsy Total
Malignant Benign
Positive 14 (46.7%) TP 3 (10.0%) FP 14 (56.7%)
Negative/ non-specific 8 (26.7%) FN 5 (16.7%) TN 13 (43.3%)
Total 22 (73.3%) 8 (26.7%) 30 (100.0%)
Kappa (95% CI) 0.218 (0.000–0.552) P 0.201
  1. Percentages are from the total (30), TP: True positive, TN: True negative, FP: False positive, FN: False negative
  2. Bold values are referred to as significant value and better results than other filtering methods