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Table 6 Agreement between US & MRI

From: Clinical and radiological assessment of hemiplegic shoulder pain in stroke patients

Parameter Kappa SE 95% CI P value Strength
Upper Lower
Supraspinatus complete tear 0.645 0.190 0.273 1.017  < 0.001 Good
Supraspinatus partial tear 0.706 0.161 0.390 1.022  < 0.001 Good
Supraspinatus tendinopathy 0.685 0.147 0.397 0.973  < 0.001 Good
Supraspinatus atrophy 0.736 0.179 0.385 1.087  < 0.001 Good
Adhesive capsulitis 0.840 0.069 0.705 0.975  < 0.001 Very good
Subacromial subdeltoid bursitis 0.836 0.070 0.699 0.973  < 0.001 Very good
Bicipital tendinitis 0.918 0.047 0.826 1.010  < 0.001 Very good
Shoulder subluxation 0.509 0.125 0.264 0.754  < 0.001 Moderate
Gleno-humeral joint effusion 0.891 0.053 0.787 0.995  < 0.001 Very good
Acromio-clavicular joint capsular hypertrophy 1.000 0.000 1.000 1.000  < 0.001 Perfect
  1. Bold indicates that p value ≤ 0.050
  2. US ultrasound, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, SE standard error, CI confidence interval