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Table 4 Comparison of qualitative and quantitative inferior vena cava distensibility analysis by different operators

From: The gray zone of the qualitative assessment of respiratory changes in inferior vena cava diameter in ICU patients

  Se Sp PPV NPV Kappa
Residents (n = 4) 77% 94% 83% 92% 0.73
Intensivists (n = 2) 81% 94% 83% 94% 0.77
Cardiologists (n = 2) 69% 97% 90% 90% 0.72
  1. Se, sensitivity; Sp, specificity; PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value.