Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 12 Accuracy of MSK-DUSI for detecting soft tissue pathology of the wrist/hand

From: The accuracy of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for musculoskeletal soft tissue pathology of the extremities: a comprehensive review of the literature

Target Condition Study Reference Standard Sensitivity Specificity LR+ LR-
  Systematic Review      
CTS Cartwright 2012 [81] Clinical and NCS 0.65–1.00 0.50–0.98 1.66–48.5 0.00–0.38
  Descatha 2012 [82] Clinical and NCS 0.84 0.78 3.82 0.21
  Roll 2011 [83] Clinical and NCS 0.29 to 1.00 0.47 to 1.00 1.89–∞ 0.00–0.71
  Beekman 2003 [80] NCS 0.70–0.88 0.57–0.96 1.70–27.3 0.13–0.48
  Diagnostic Study      
  Deniz 2012 [84] Clinical and NCS 0.84 0.79 4.00 0.20
  Kim 2012 [85] Clinical and NCS 0.89 0.90 8.90 0.12
  Moghtaderi 2012 [86] Clinical and NCS 0.83 0.91 9.22 0.19
  Ooi 2014 [87] NCS 0.92 0.90 9.20 0.09
  Tajika 2013 [88] NCS 1.00 0.99 100 -
Ligament Injury       
 UCL (displaced) Chuter 2009 [90] Surgical Findings 0.92 N/S - -
  Hergan 1995 [93] MRI 0.88 0.83 5.18 0.15
  Melville 2013 [96] Surgical Findings 1.00 1.00 - -
 UCL (non-displaced) Hergan 1995 [93] MRI 0.88 0.91 9.78 0.13
  Melville 2013 [96] Surgical Findings 1.00 1.00 - -
 Scapholunate Dao 2004 [91] Arthroscopy 0.46 1.00 - 0.54
  Finley 2004 [92] Arthrography 1.00 1.00 - -
  Taljanovic 2008 [98] MRA 1.00 0.92 12.5 -
 Lunotriquetral Finley 2004 [92] Arthrography 0.25 1.00 - 0.75
  Taljanovic 2008 [98] MRA 0.50 0.90 5.00 0.56
 TFCC Finley 2004 [92] Arthrography 0.64 1.00 - 0.36
  Taljanovic 2008 [98] MRA 0.86 1.00 - 0.14
de Quervains Choi 2011 [89] Surgical Findings 1.00 N/S - -
  Kwon 2010 [95] Surgical Findings 1.00 0.96 25.0 -
Ganglion Cyst Kuwano 2010 [94] Surgical Findings 0.39 1.00 - 0.61
  Osterwalder 1997 [97] Histology and surgical findings 0.93 0.86 6.64 0.08
  1. UCL ulnar collateral ligament; TFCC triangular fibrocartilage complex; CTS carpal tunnel syndrome