Table 7Summary of accuracy of NITs compared with coronary angiography for diagnosing CAD in women

ModalityPopulationQuality of Included StudiesNumber of StudiesNumber of WomenSummary Sensitivity
(95% CI)
Summary Specificity
(95% CI)
ECGNo known CADAll29339262% (55%–68%)68% (63%–73%)
Good10141070% (58%–79%)62% (53%–69%)
Mixed populationAll41487961% (54%–67%)65% (58%–72%)
Good13167965% (52%–76%)60% (52%–68%)
ECHONo known CADAll14128679% (74%–83%)83% (74%–89%)
Good556179% (69%–87%)85% (68%–94%)
Mixed populationAll22187378% (73%–83%)86% (79%–91%)
Good880777% (65%–85%)89% (76%–95%)
SPECTNo known CADAll14100081% (76%–86%)78% (69%–84%)
Good439483% (52%–95%)72% (37%–92%)
Mixed populationAll30214682% (77%–87%)81% (74%–86%)
Good1098282% (72%–88%)79% (66%–87%)
CMRNo known CADAll550172% (55%–85%)84% (69%–93%)
Good550172% (55%–85%)84% (69%–93%)
Mixed populationAll677878% (61%–89%)84% (74%–90%)
Good561076% (55%–89%)84% (72%–91%)
Coronary CTANo known CADAll547493% (69%–99%)77% (54%–91%)
Good312485% (26%–99%)73% (17%–97%)
Mixed populationAll869094% (81%–98%)87% (68%–96%)
Good420183% (58%–94%)77%% (40%–94%)

Abbreviations: CAD = coronary artery disease; CI = confidence interval; CMR =cardiac magnetic resonance; CTA = computed tomography angiography; ECG = exercise/stress electrocardiogram; ECHO = echocardiogram; SPECT = single proton emission computed tomography

From: Results

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