By Francesco Sardanelli, Giovanni Di Leo
The objective of this e-book is to give statistical difficulties and techniques in a pleasant strategy to radiologists, emphasizing statistical concerns and techniques most often utilized in radiological experiences (e.g., nonparametric checks, research of intra- and interobserver reproducibility, comparability of sensitivity and specificity between diverse imaging modality, distinction among scientific and screening program of diagnostic exams, ect.). The exams could be provided ranging from a radiological "problem" and all examples of statistical equipment purposes might be "radiological".
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The same reasoning can be applied to sensitivity. For the sake of clarity, we should always distinguish between CT sensitivity and CT specificity for each of the two conditions. 2. Specificity. Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. Of a total of 1611 asymptomatic subjects who undergo the first screening event, 186 are found to be positive and are further studied with high-resolution scanning; 21 of these undergo biopsy. Thirteen subjects are found to be affected by lung cancer. There are no interval cancers (cancers detected between the first and the second screening event).
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