Table 2

Leak Results (for those receiving a MBE without a diverting ostomy)

Positive POL #

Negative POL #

Total #


Positive IOL

0

10

10

Negative IOL #

7

197

204

Total #

7 (3%)

207

214


MBE ability to predict a POL: Sensitivity = 0/(0+7) = 0; Specificity = 197/(197+10) = 95%; Pos. Pred. Value = 0/(0+10) = 0; Neg. Pred. Value = 197/(197+7) = 97%

Smith et al. BMC Surgery 2007 7:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-7-15

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