Table 2

Tabulation of Likelihood ratio for positive test result (LR+) with respective 95% confidence intervals from all test accuracy studies included in systematic review of ultrasound for prediction of endometrial cancer.

Study

LR+

[95% Conf. Iterval.]

% Weight


Auslender

1,994

1,623

-2,449

2,54

Zannoni

2,092

1,919

-2,280

2,77

Bakour

1,895

1,490

-2,408

2,45

Botsis

7,360

4,437

-12,208

1,69

Fistonic

1,200

1,045

-1,378

2,69

Garuti

1,471

1,358

-1,593

2,78

Granberg

2,066

1,935

-2,206

2,79

Guner

1,834

1,569

-2,144

2,65

Haller

1,321

1,118

-1,561

2,63

Tsuda

2,517

1,964

-3,225

2,43

Varner

1,795

0,842

-3,826

1,13

Abu Ghazzeh

1,215

0,538

-2,745

1,03

Briley

1,855

1,396

-2,465

2,33

Cacciatore

1,239

0,877

-1,752

2,15

DeSilva

1,306

0,245

-6,957

0,34

Granberg

3,937

2,933

-5,284

2,30

Grigoriou

2,946

2,430

-3,572

2,57

Gu

1,307

0,956

-1,787

2,25

Gupta

1,846

0,783

-4,350

0,96

Hänggi

4,000

2,472

-6,473

1,76

Ivanov

2,273

1,691

-3,054

2,30

Karlsson

2,649

1,936

-3,627

2,24

Loverro

5,957

3,648

-9,729

1,73

Malinova

1,963

1,591

-2,421

2,53

Merz

1,697

1,287

-2,236

2,35

Nasri

2,740

1,833

-4,096

1,98

Nasri

2,400

1,711

-3,367

2,17

Pertl

1,293

1,115

-1,499

2,67

Suchocki

1,120

1,027

-1,222

2,77

Taviani

1,802

0,983

-3,304

1,44

Weber

1,618

1,374

-1,904

2,64

Wolman

2,481

1,556

-3,956

1,80

Moreles

2,312

1,845

-2,896

2,49

Rudigoz

2,981

1,638

-5,426

1,46

Todorova

1,667

0,729

-3,808

1,01

Gruboeck

7,036

3,689

-13,422

1,35

Chan

2,543

1,779

-3,635

2,12

Degenhardt

2,516

1,856

-3,411

2,27

Dijkhuizen

1,859

1,389

-2,489

2,31

Brolmann

2,017

1,487

-2,736

2,27

Ceccini

3,267

2,655

-4,021

2,54

Masearetti

2,059

1,096

-3,866

1,38

Mortakis

2,213

1,602

-3,058

2,22

Schramm

1,241

0,899

-1,714

2,22

Smith

1,938

1,252

-3,001

1,88

Osmers

1,964

1,699

-2,271

2,68

Seelbach-Göbel

1,680

1,455

-1,940

2,68

Altuncu et al.

29,167

4,089

-208,02

0,25


(REM) pooled LR+

2,087

1,881

-2,315


Heterogeneity chi-squared = 506,06 (d.f.= 47) p = 0,000

Inconsistency (I-square) = 90,7%

No. studies = 48.

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