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Table 5 Cancer detection using MRI in breast cancer survivors, review of the literature

From: Breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) surveillance in breast cancer survivors

Authors No. of pts Cancers/DCIS detected on MRI Sensitivity Specificity PPV
Liu et al. (2013) 798 45 91.8% 92.2% 59.2%
Gweon et al. (2013) 704 10 83.3% 98% 41.7%
Geiss et al. (2013) 1,498 27a n/a n/a 27%
Brennan et al. (2010) 144 18 n/a n/a 39%
Schacht et al. (2014) 208 6 n/a n/a n/a
  1. aThe study included mutation carriers; 7 of the 27 patients (22%) were known BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers.