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Research Article

Does Supersonic Shear Wave Elastography Help Differentiate Biliary Atresia from Other Causes of Cholestatic Hepatitis in Infants Less than 90 Days Old? Compared with Grey-Scale US

Table 7

Diagnostic performance of SWE, abnormal gallbladder, and their combination to diagnose BA in patients without TC sign.

P valueAUCP value vs SWE95%CISensitivitySpecificityPPVNPVAccuracy

SWE<0.0010.8420.724, 0.96178.6%82.8%42.3%96.7%82.2%
AbGB<0.0010.960<0.050.924, 0.996100%92.0%65.0%100%93.1%
SWE or AbGB<0.0010.874>0.050.806, 0.941100%74.7%37.1%100%78.2%
SWE and AbGB<0.0010.893>0.050.000, 1.00078.60%100%100%96.7%97.0%

compared with the AUC of SWE; or: in the parallel test; and: in the serial test; PPV: positive predictive value; NPV: negative predictive value.

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