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Table 2 Validity of portal flow velocity, portal vein diameter, spleen size, platelet count, Annexin V level, APRI score, and Fibrosis 4 score as PVT markers in cirrhotic patients without HCC

From: Diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis in cirrhotic patients with and without hepatocellular carcinoma

  Group of cirrhosis without HCC
Portal flow velocity Portal vein diameter Spleen size Annexin V level Platelet count APRI score Fibrosis 4 score
Cut-off ≤15 (cm/s) >13 (mm) >17 (cm) <4.61 (ng/ml) ≤75 (×103/cm2) >1.956 >4.74
Sens. 100% 66.67% 66.67% 66.67% 66.67% 66.67% 100%
Spec. 82.35% 88.24% 88.24% 82.35% 94.12% 64.71% 52.94%
+PV 50% 50% 50% 40% 66.7% 25% 27.3%
−PV 100% 93.7% 93.7% 93.3% 94.1% 91.7% 100%
AUC 0.941 0.902 0.735 0.882 0.882 0.686 0.706