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Table 2 Results of aggregate diagnostic test characteristics for DWMRI from literature review

From: Cost-comparison analysis of diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWMRI) versus second look surgery for the detection of residual and recurrent cholesteatoma

Imaging sequenceTrue positivesFalse positivesFalse negativesTrue negativesSensitivitySpecificityPositive predictive valueNegative predictive value
EPI sequences (n = 221)7810331000.700.910.890.75
Non-EPI sequences (n = 122)5637560.890.950.950.89