Table 28V/Q scan (planar lung scintigraphy) – results from individual studies included in review

StudyTotal patientsTP (c)TN (c)FP (c)FN (c)Non-diagnosticUnaccountedSensitivitySpecificity
V/Q scan- planar lung scintigraphy
Gray (1990)88(a)7815321030-1.00 [0.78, 1.00]0.97 [0.84, 1.00]
Gutte (2010)89(a)41718745-0.64 [0.31, 0.89]0.72 [0.51, 0.88]
Ohno (2004)17648828840-0.67 [0.35, 0.90]0.78 [0.61, 0.90]
Wang (2009)258 (a)281113112-0.92 [0.62, 1.00]0.93 [0.66, 1.00]
Vreim (1990)257 (H)(a,b)73110246614149--0.41 [0.35, 0.47]0.97 [0.95, 0.98]
Vreim (1990)257 (H/I)(a,b)73120724923144--0.82 [0.77, 0.87]0.52 [0.47, 0.56]
Vreim (1990)257 (H/I/L) (a,b)731246504305--0.98 [0.95, 0.99]0.10 [0.08, 0.14]
Vreim (1990)257 (b) exclude non diagnostic731----364---
V/Q SPECT
Gutte (2001)89(SPE CT)(a),41102030531.00 [0.69, 1.00]0.87 [0.66, 0.97]
a

Table shows the valued as reported in the studies. Please see footnotes on Table 26 and Table 29 for study limitations.

b

Vreim (1990) 257 divided the population into high, intermediate and low risk of PE.

c

TP= true positive, TN = true negative, FP =false positive, FN = false negative.

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