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Table 3 Reported LR+, LR-, and DOR of these 7 studies

From: Is fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography useful for the thyroid nodules with indeterminate fine needle aspiration biopsy? a meta-analysis of the literature

Study Year TP TN FP FN LR + (95% CI) LR- (95% CI) DOR (95% CI)
Kresnik [10] 2003 10 15 12 0 2.14 (1.39 ~ 3.29) 0.08 (0.01 ~ 1.26) 26.04 (1.39 ~ 489.26)
de Geus-Oei [11] 2006 6 25 13 0 2.68 (1.66 ~ 4.33) 0.11 (0.01 ~ 1.59) 24.56 (1.28 ~ 469.69)
Sebastianes [12] 2007 11 12 19 0 1.57 (1.16 ~ 2.13) 0.11 (0.01 ~ 1.66) 14.74 (0.80 ~ 273.13)
Hales [13] 2008 5 3 6 1 1.25 (0.70 ~ 2.24) 0.50 (0.07 ~ 3.75) 2.50 (0.19 ~ 32.19)
Smith [14] 2008 5 8 10 0 1.66 (1.04 ~ 2.66) 0.19 (0.01 ~ 1.16) 8.90 (0.43 ~ 184.86)
Traugott [15] 2010 8 25 16 2 2.05 (1.25 ~ 3.35) 0.33 (0.09 ~ 1.16) 6.25 (1.17 ~ 33.26)
Deandreis [16] 2012 17 20 13 5 1.96 (1.21 ~ 3.17) 0.38 (0.17 ~ 0.85) 5.23 (1.55 ~ 17.67)
Pooled results   62 108 89 8 1.87 (1.57 ~ 2.23) 0.24 (0.13 ~ 0.45) 8.15 (3.89 ~ 17.08)
  1. TP  true positive, TN  true negative, FP  false positive, FN  false negative.