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Table 3 Summary of false-positive/−negative and true-positive/−negative results after resection of subcutaneous and intramuscular primary lesions, and after surgery alone and surgery with additional radiation therapy (XRT), shown in number of MRI follow-up scans “n”

From: Diagnostic value of MRI for detecting recurrent soft-tissue sarcoma in a long-term analysis at a multidisciplinary sarcoma center

Detection of soft tissue sarcoma Subcutaneous primaries Intramuscular primaries Surgery alone Surgery plus XRT
Total n = 395 n = 371 n = 439 n = 347
True positive 15 35 35 25
False positive 12 8 15 7
False negative 3 2 1 4
True negative 365 326 388 311