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Table 2 Diagnostic performance of echocardiography to detect myocardial infarction

From: Incremental value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance over echocardiography in the detection of acute and chronic myocardial infarction

  N Sensitivity 95% CI Specificity 95% CI PPV 95% CI NPV 95% CI
Overall 141 68.8% (64.9-71.4) 80.6% (65.3-90.9) 93.3% (88.0-96.8) 39.7% (32.2-44.8)
Acute MI 61 78.7% (70.8-84.4) 80.6% (67.1-90.2) 87.3% (78.5-93.6) 69.0% (57.6-77.3)
Chronic MI 80 61.3% (54.8-65.8) 80.6% (66.1-90.7) 87.5% (78.2-94.0) 48.3% (39.7-54.4)
  1. CI = confidence interval; PPV = positive predictive value; NPV = negative predictive value; MI = myocardial infarction.