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Table 3 Pooled estimates and heterogeneity measures for ADC, D, D* and f values

From: Differentiating the lung lesions using Intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion-weighted imaging: a meta-analysis

Index Sensitivity Specificity PLR NLR DOR AUC I2 (%)
Sensitivity Specificity
ADC 0.85 (0.79,0.90) 0.72 (0.63,0.80) 3.1 (2.3,4.1) 0.20 (0.15,0.28) 15 (9,24) 0.86 (0.83,0.89) 43.07 3.91
D 0.89 (0.85,0.93) 0.71 (0.59,0.81) 3.1 (2.1,4.5) 0.15 (0.10,0.22) 20 (11,38) 0.90 (0.88,0.93) 44.52 77.62
D* 0.70 (0.62,0.78) 0.60 (0.52,0.68) 1.8 (1.4,2.2) 0.49 (0.37,0.65) 4 (2,6) 0.66 (0.62,0.70) 68.04 0
f 0.71 (0.62,0.78) 0.61 (0.49,0.71) 1.8 (1.4,2.3) 0.48 (0.37,0.62) 4 (2,6) 0.71 (0.67,0.75) 45.99 40.89
  1. ADC Apparent diffusion coefficient, D Tissue diffusivity, D* Pseudo-diffusivity, f Perfusion fraction, PLR Positive likelihood ratio, NLR Negative likelihood ratio, DOR Diagnostic odds ratio, AUC Area under the curve; I2, inconsistency index