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Research Article

Aortic Arch Calcification Is a Strong Predictor of the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Table 4

Predictive ability of AAC grades for SS.

Predictor (AAC grades)Outcome (SS)Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)Accuracy (%)

Grade =0≤2246.795.994.156.467.3
Grade ≥2>2266.389.281.578.679.6
Grade =3>2213.598.486.061.362.9
Grade =3≥3324.097.163.485.884.3

AAC: aortic arch calcification; SS: SYNTAX score; PPV: positive predictive value; NPV: negative predictive value.

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