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Table 2 Diagnostic performance of various parameters

From: Combined PET/CT with thoracic contrast-enhanced CT in assessment of primary cardiac tumors in adult patients

Feature Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%) Accuracy (%)
PET/CT alone* 94 79 73 96 85
Thoracic CECT alone 82 83 74 89 83
Combined two modalities 94 93 89 96 93
SUVgluc cutoff      
 > 5.7 82 100 100 91 93
SUVmax cutoff      
 > 4.9 82 100 100 91 93
 > 5.2 [28] 82 100 100 91 93
 > 3.5 [4] 94 79 73 96 85
Combined two modalities with cutoff > 4.9 94 100 100 97 98
  1. *The diagnostic cutoff is according to Rahbar et al.[4]