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Table 4 Single and multi parameter approach-sensitivity and negative predictive values (at 100% specificity) for poor outcome prediction in the subgroup of 62 patients for which NSE, SSEP and CCT were available

From: The prognostic value of gray-white-matter ratio in cardiac arrest patients treated with hypothermia

  No. of patients CPC 3–5 CPC 1–2 Sensitivity NPV
   ‘poor’ ‘good’   
GWR AV < 1.16 62 14 0 35.0% 45.8%
GWR AV ≥ 1.16 26 22
NSE > 97 μg/L 62 21 0 52.5% 53.7%
NSE ≤ 97 μg/L 19 22
SSEP absent 62 22 0 55.0% 55.0%
SSEP detected 18 22
SSEP absent and/or NSE > 97 μg/L 62 26 0 65.0% 61.0%
SSEP detected and NSE < 97 μg/L 14 22
SSEP absent and NSE > 97 μg/L 62 17 0 42.5% 48.9%
SSEP detected or NSE < 97 μg/L 23 22
2 or 3 abnormal (SSEP, NSE, GWR) 62 21 0 52.5% 53.7%
1 or 0 abnormal (SSEP, NSE, GWR) 19 22
One or more parameters pathologic 62 28 0 70.0% 64.7%
All parameters normal   12 22