Table 4

Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value of arginase-1, HepPar-1 for HCC diagnosis
Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
Arginase-1 84% 96% 95.5% 85.7%
HepPar-1 70% 84% 81.4% 73.7%
Arginase-1 or HepPar-1 84% 80% 88.8 83.3%
Arginase-1 and HepPar-1 70% 100% 100% 76.9%

HCC=hepatocellular carcinoma; MC=metastatic carcinoma; CC=cholangiocarcinoma; PPV=positive predictive value; NPV=negative predictive value; HepPar-1=hepatocyte paraffin antigen-1.

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Radwan and Ahmed Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:149   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-149

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