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Table 3 Receiver operating characteristics of short wave elastography in prediction of malignant portal vein invasion

From: The role of shear wave elastography in differentiation between benign and malignant portal vein thrombosis in hepatocellular carcinoma

Predictor Rule Cutoff Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) LR+ LR− AUC (95%CI) Sig
SWE (kps) Rule in  ≥ 13 90 94 15.33 0.10 0.984 (0.963–1.000) 0.000
Rule out  ≤ 9 98.8 71 3.34 0.02    
  1. PVT Portal vein thrombosis, SWE Shear wave elastography, LR Likelihood ratio, AUC Area under the curve, CI Confidence interval