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Table 5 Sensitivity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and accuracy of Fetal MRI and Fetal Echo regarding to individual and over all cardiac anomalies:

From: Feasibility study in assessment of congenital cardiovascular malformation by recent technique of fetal cardiac MR imaging

Anomaly Post-natal Echo Sensitivity % (%) Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%) Accuracy (%)
VSD Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 75.0 100.0 25.0 75.0
Right hypo-plastic & DILV Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Left hypo-plastic & DORV Agreed with Fetal MRI 50.0 100.0 50.0 50.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
ASD&AVSD Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 66.7 100.0 33.3 66.7
Apparent cardiomegaly Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Pericardial effusion Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Right side dilatation & thick TV Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
AV&VA discordance Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Truncus arteriosus & right sided AA Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Ebstien anomaly Agreed with Fetal MRI 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Agreed with Fetal Echo 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
Over all Agreed with Fetal MRI 95.5 100.0 4.5 95.5
Agreed with Fetal Echo 86.4 100.0 13.6 86.4
  1. VSD, ventricular septal defect; DILV, double inlet left ventricle; DORV, double outlet right ventricle; ASD, Atrial septal defect; TV, tricuspid valve; AV, atrioventricular; VA, ventriculoarterial; RAA, right side aortic arch