Table 7Diagnostic test accuracy statistics for psychogenic pseudosyncope

StudySens (%)Spec (%)LR+LRDiag Yield (%)
van Dijk 2008215
Initial evaluation based on ESC guidelines; certain and highly likely
Low evidence quality
86 * (57–98)100 (99–100)NA0.17 * (0.05–0.52)2

From: 3, Initial assessment and diagnosis of people who had TLoC

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