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Research Article

Validation of EGSYS Score in Prediction of Cardiogenic Syncope

Table 4

Screening performance characteristics of EGSYS-U1 and EGSYS-M2 in prediction of cardiac causes of syncope (cut-off point ≥3).

Screening performance characteristicsEGSYS-U (95% CI3)EGSYS-M (95% CI)

Sensitivity86.08 (78.09–91.59)91.30 (84.20–95.52)
Specificity68.29 (56.97–77.86)57.32 (45.92–68.02)
Positive predictive value 79.20 (70.83–85.73)57.00 (66.84–81.75)
Negative predictive value77.78 (66.15–86.39)82.46 (69.64–90.82)
Positive likelihood ratio 3.81 (2.67–5.42)3.00 (2.22–4.06)
Negative likelihood ratio 0.29 (0.18–0.44)0.21 (0.12–0.38)

EGSYS-U: Evaluation of Guidelines in Syncope Study-Univariate.
2EGSYS-M: Evaluation of Guidelines in Syncope Study-Multivariate.
3CI: confidence interval.