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Table 3 Comparative data regarding sensitivity, specificity of MRI and EUS diagnosis for malignant, inflammatory, benign, and calcular obstruction

From: Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound in evaluation of patients with obstructive jaundice: single-center experience

  Malignant stricture Inflammatory process Benign stricture Calcular obstruction
Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity
MRI diagnosis 82.14% 25% 0.00% 96.90% 0.00% 0.00% 33.30% 96.90%
EUS diagnosis 100% 86.30% 85.71% 100% 50% 100% 100% 100%