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Table 1 Comparison between intraoperative imprint cytology and final histological diagnosis

From: Frozen section is superior to imprint cytology for the intra-operative assessment of sentinel lymph node metastasis in Stage I Breast cancer patients

  Node-positive cases at final diagnosis Node-negative cases at final diagnosis  
  Node-positive cases at final diagnosis Node-negative cases at final diagnosis  
Positive introperative imprint cytology 8 2 10
Negative introperative imprint cytology 9 119 128
  17 121  
  Sensitivity 47.1%  
  Specificity 98.3%  
  Positive Predictive Value 80.0%  
  Negative Predictive Value 93.0%