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Table 15 Diagnostic characteristics of MRI DCE findings (non-specific considered negative) in diagnosing prostate malignancy

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

Characters Value (%) 95% CI
Sensitivity 59.1 36.4–79.3
Specificity 50.0 15.7–84.3
Diagnostic accuracy (DA) 56.7 37.4–74.5
Youden's index 9.1 0.00–49.4
Positive Predictive value (PPV) 76.5 50.1–93.2
Negative Predictive value (NPV) 30.8 9.1–61.4
Positive likelihood ratio (LR +) 1.18 0.54–2.57
Negative likelihood ratio (LR-) 0.82 0.35–1.93
Diagnostic odd ratio (LR) 1.44 0.28–7.34
  1. CI: Confidence interval