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Table 4 The performance of different biomarkers in the prediction of poor short-term outcome in 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 89 0.527 57.6 33.3 65.5 26.3 50 0.764
d-Dimer 570 0.791 90.9 66.3 81.8 72.7 79.2 0.001*
CK-MB 1.15 0.732 84.8 60 82.4 64 77.1 0.011*
CRP 25.5 0.710 60.6 60 76.9 40.9 60.4 0.021*
  1. BNP brain natriuretic peptide, CK-MB creatine–kinase, CRP C-reactive protein, PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value
  2. *Statistically significant