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Table 3 Literature review of MRI diagnostic performance on axillary lymph node

From: The impact of body mass index (BMI) on MRI diagnostic performance and surgical management for axillary lymph node in breast cancer

Author Journal/year Patient numbers Reference standard Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) NPV (%) PPV (%) Accuracy (%)
Yoshimura et al. [26] Breast Cancer/1999 202 ALND 79.0 93.0 87.0 89.0 88.0
Kvistad et al. [27] Eur Radiol/2000 65 ALND 83.0 90.0 90.0 83.0 88.0
He et al. [28] Eur J Radiol/2012 136 ALND 33.3–86.5 95.2–98.2 1.9–16.7 66.7–82.6 18.5–96.2
Scaranelo et al. [29] Radiology/2012 61 ALND/SLNB 88.4 82.4 94.7 69.4 85.0
Hwang et al. [30] J Breast Cancer/2013 349 ALND/SLNB 47.8 88.7 82.6 60.2 77.9
Hieken et al. [31] Surgery/2013 505 ALND/SLNB 54.2 78.2 75.7 57.7 69.7
Abe et al. [32] Acad Radiol/2013 50 ALND/SLNB 60.0 79.0 81.0 59.0 74.0
An et al. [33] Nuklearmedizin/2014 132 ALND 67.5 78.0 79.2 65.9 74
Hyun et al. [34] Eur J Radiol/2016 425 ALND/SLNB 51.3 92.2 83.3 71.4 80.9
Barco et al. [35] Clin Transl Oncol/2016 1351 ALND/SLNB 29.8 96.6 68.4 84.9 Not reported
Chen et al. present study 2084 ALND/SLNB 63.7 68.6 77.5 52.6 66.8
  1. MRI magnetic resonance imaging, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value, ALND axillary lymph node dissection, SLNB sentinel lymph node biopsy