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Table 2 The performance of different biomarkers in the prediction of cardio-embolic stroke

From: Cardio embolic stroke and blood biomarkers: diagnosis and predictors of short-term outcome

Biomarker Cutoff AUC Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV Accuracy p
BNP 69.5 0.798 75 62.5 66.7 71.4 68.8 < 0.001**
D-Dimer 570 0.791 90.9 66.3 81.8 72.7 79.2 0.001*
CK-MB 0.95 0.907 85.4 75 77.4 83.7 80.2 < 0.001**
  1. BNP brain natriuretic peptide, CK-MB creatine–kinase, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value
  2. **Statistically highly significant
  3. *Statistically significant