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Research Article

Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy for Screening Esophageal Varices among Japanese Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Table 3

Sensitivity and specificity of ECE for diagnosing EV.

Detection of high-risk varices (F2 and/or RC2 ≦)
 Sensitivity   92% (=12/13)
 Specificity80% (=12/15)
Detection of RC sign
 Sensitivity    94% (=16/17)
 Specificity    82% (=9/11)
Detection of esophageal varices
 Sensitivity    95% (=21/22)
 Specificity   83% (=5/6)

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