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CEUS in differential diagnosis of benign and malignant gallbladder lesions:Meta-analysis
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Pages: 1340-1343
Year: Issue:  9
Journal: Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology

Keyword:  UltrasonographyContrast mediaBiliary lesionsMeta-analysis;
Abstract: Objective To explore the diagnostic value of CEUS in patients with gallbladder lesions by Meta-analysis.Methods A comprehensive search was done in Cochrane library,Pubmed database,Sciencedirect database,CNKI and Wanfang database.English and Chinese articles about the diagnosis of gallbladder lesions with CEUS were evaluated and selected,and the feature information of relevant literatures were extracted.The included data were analyzed with Meta-disc1.4software.Results Totally 16studies(12Chinese,4English)met the inclusion criteria.The pooled sensitivity and specificity were 90.9%(95%CI:87.5%—93.7%)and 95.4%(95%CI:94.0%—96.5%),respectively,while the pooled positive and negative likelihood ratio were 12.77(95%CI:8.46—19.27),0.12(95%CI:0.09—0.18),respectively.The area under summary receiver operating characteristic curve was 0.9695,Q*=0.9191.Conclusion CEUS is of great accuracy in the diagnosis of gallbladder lesions,being widely used to assist clinic.
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