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Table 1 Evaluation of pseudoaneurysm, abscess, vegetation and dehiscence

From: Value of cardiac computed tomography angiography in pre-operative assessment of infective endocarditis

Diagnostic performance All Native valve Prosthetic valve
CT (n = 24) TTE (n = 24) P CT (n = 14) TTE (n = 14) P CT (n = 10) TTE (n = 10) P
Pseudoaneurysm/abscess (%)
 Sensitivity 91.5 15.79 < 0.0001 83.3 14.29 < 0.0001 100 16.67 < 0.0001
 Specificity 81.25 81.25 1.0 87.5 85.7 0.43 75.0 75.0 1.0
 PPV 84.5 50.0 0.0017 83.3 50.0 0.0023 85.7 50.0 0.0013
 NPV 93.75 43.75 < 0.0001 87.5 50.0 0.0008 100 37.5 < 0.0001
Vegetation (%)
 Sensitivity 94.1 94.5 0.74 92.3 92.3 1.0 85.7 87.5 0.59
 Specificity 66.67 50.0 0.49 50.0 66.67 0.49 66.67 33.3 0.0005
 PPV 85.7 85.7 1.0 85.7 92.3 0.66 85.7 77.78 0.26
 NPV 66.67 53.3 0.09 66.67 66.67 1.0 66.67 50 0.06
Dehiscence
 Sensitivity 66.67 66.67 1.0 66.67 66.67 1.0 66.67 66.67 1.0
 Specificity 75.0 50.0 0.22 75.0 50.0 0.22 75.0 50.0 0.22
 PPV 66.67 50.0 0.06 66.67 50.0 0.06 66.67 50.0 0.06
 NPV 75.0 66.67 0.24 75.0 66.67 0.24 75.0 66.67 0.24