Table 3

 Test characteristics

nEOA values based onSensitivitySpecificityPositive predictive valueNegative predictive value
EOA, effective orifice area; GOA, geometric orifice area.
Values are mean.
*In vitro data from Edwards Lifesciences.
†In vitro data from Sorin Biomedica.
Method 1
    Institutional data380Echo data0.540.830.670.75
Method 2
    GOA364GOA0100.60
Method 3
    Charts provided by companies271Mixed0.260.920.730.60
    Edwards Perimount47In vitro data230.17110.66
    Edwards Perimount
    Magna123In vitro data*0.090.960.570.63
    Medtronic Mosaic49Echo data240.800.530.730.63
    Sorin Soprano52In vitro data†0100.65
Method 4
    Literature data172Echo data3,200.710.670.640.74