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Table 3 Performance of CADs and radiologist in evaluation of malignant thyroid nodules

From: A computer-aided diagnosing system in the evaluation of thyroid nodules—experience in a specialized thyroid center

 CADsRadiologist
 Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)NPV (%)PPV (%)Accuracy (%)Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)NPV (%)PPV (%)Accuracy (%)
All90.541.279.563.267.281.183.579.884.682.2
PTC90.141.773.570.170.983.580.076.286.482.1
FTC100.041.2100.07.443.825.083.595.96.760.9
  1. NPV negative predictive value, PPV positive predictive value, PTC papillary thyroid carcinoma, FTC follicullar thyroid carcinoma, CADs computer aided diagnosis system