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Table 3 Comparison between LUS and MRI imaging after 6 months from surgery

From: Perioperative ultrasound imaging versus magnetic resonance imaging in management of lumbosacral spinal dysraphisms

SUSMRI
NegativePositiveSensitivitySpecificityAccuracy
NN%%
Presence of syringohydromylia
 Negative240100%100%100%
 Positive00
Thickened film
 Negative16362.5%100%87.5%
 Positive05
Soft tissue mass residual
 Negative180100%100%100%
 Positive06
Cystic tissue mass residual
 Negative220100%100%100%
 Positive02
Conus level change
 Negative200100%100%100%
 Positive04
  1. The MRI findings were used as the standard reference for the sensitivity and specificity of LUS