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Table 8 Accuracy of MSK-DUSI for detecting soft tissue pathology of the elbow

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      
UNN/CTS Beekman 2003 [80] EMG or NCS 0.46–1.00 0.71–0.97 2.88–14.3 0.00–0.64
LE Dones 2014 [76] Clinical Diagnosis 0.64 0.82 3.56 0.44
  Diagnostic Study      
ME Park 2008 [79] Clinical Diagnosis 0.95 0.92 11.9 0.05
BTI       
 Full Rupture Lobo 2013 [78] Clinical Diagnosis or open surgery 0.95 0.71 3.28 0.07
  1. LE lateral epicondylalgia; ME medial epicondylalgia; BTI biceps tendon injury; UNN/CTS ulnar nerve neuropathy/cubital tunnel syndrome