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Table 2 Performance of non-invasive markers for prediction of esophageal/gastric varices

From: Transient elastography for predicting esophageal/gastric varices in children with biliary atresia

  Splenomegaly APRI Fibroscan
Cut-off - 1.92 12.7
Sensitivity (%) 92 84 84
Specificity (%) 85 83 77
PPV (%) 88 85 81
NPV (%) 91 83 81
Accuracy (%) 89 84 83
LR+ 6.15 5.08 4.23
LR- 0.09 0.18 0.19
AUC - 0.87 0.89
95% CI 0.85-0.99 0.78-0.96 0.80-0.98
  1. APRI, AST-to-platelet ratio index; PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value; LR+, likelihood ratio for positive results; LR-, likelihood ratio for negative results; AUC, area under the curve; CI, confidence interval.