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Table 2 Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values for the need of a rest study for technologists and physicians

From: Nuclear medicine technologists are able to accurately determine when a myocardial perfusion rest study is necessary

  Technologists Physicians
Sensitivity 88% 90%
Specificity 89% 89%
PPV 84% 84%
NPV 92% 93%
  1. PPV – positive predictive value; NPV – negative predictive value.