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Table 3 Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis of TE, ALBI, ALBI-PLT, and PALBI in patients with and without esophageal varices and small versus large varices

From: Prediction of esophageal varices in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis using albumin-bilirubin, platelets-albumin-bilirubin score, albumin-bilirubin-platelets grade, and GAR

Varices detection
 ALBIALBI-PLTPALBITEGAR
AUC0.7940.7840.7080.9560.562
SE0.01840.01780.02250.0106 
P0.0010.0010.0010.0010.197
95% CI0.758–0.8310.748–0.8210.664–0.7520.931–0.9730.469–0.654
Cut-off>− 2.43> 3>− 2.28> 20 
Sensitivity81.2877.3462.183.64 
Specificity74.8972.9376.491.62 
PPV58.955.8653.860.5 
NPV9087.908297.3 
Large varices detection
 ALBIALBI-PLTPALBITEGAR
AUC0.7440.5820.7540.5610.545
P0.0010.0360.0010.4410.5431
95% CI0.678–0.8030.511–0.6510.688–0.8110.421–0.6950.422–0.663
Cut-off>− 1.88> 4>− 2.12  
Sensitivity92.9639.4487.32  
Specificity60.617564.39  
PPV55.945.956.9  
NPV94.169.790.4  
  1. TE transient elastography, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value