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Table 5 EBCT score distribution and positive predicted values in studies of asymptomatic patients

From: Validity of electron beam computed tomography for coronary artery disease: asystematic review and meta-analysis

  Reported classification Simplified classification
Study EBCT category Number (%) of patients Number (%) with outcome EBCT Category Number (%) of patients Number (%) with outcome
1. Wong et al. [6] 0 398 (42.9) 4 (1.0) Low   
  1–15 133 (14.3) 1 (0.8) Low 531 (57.2) 5 (0.1)
  16–80 134 (14.4) 5 (3.7) Moderate   
  81–270 131 (14.1) 7 (5.3) Moderate 265 (28.6) 12 (4.5)
  ≥271 132 (14.2) 11 (8.3) High 132 (14.2) 11 (8.3)
  Total 928 28    
2. Raggi et al. [7] 0 292 (46.2) 1 (0.3) Low 292 (46.2) 1 (0.3)
  1–99 219 (34.7) 12 (5.5) Moderate   
  100–400 74 (11.7) 8 (10.8) Moderate 293 (46.3) 20 (6.8)
  >400 47 (7.4) 6 (12.8) High 47 (7.4) 6 (7.4)
  Total 632 27    
3. Kondos et al. [8] 0 1816 (32.2) 5 (0.3) Low 1816 (32.2) 5 (0.3)
  >0 3819 (67.8) 53 (1.4) Moderate/high 3819 (67.8) 53 (1.4)
  Total 5635 58    
4. Shaw et al. [9] ≤10 5946 (57.3) 62 (1.0) Low 5946 (57.3) 62 (1.0)
  11–100 2044 (19.7) 53 (3.0) Moderate   
  101–400 1432 (13.8) 54 (3.8) Moderate 3476 (33.5) 107 (2.9)
  401–1000 623 (6.0) 39 (6.3) High   
  >1000 332 (3.2) 41 (12.4) High 955 (9.2) 80 (8.4)
  Total 10377 249    
5. Greenland et al. [10] 0 316 (30.7) 14 (4.4) Low 316 (30.7) 14 (4.4)
  1–100 321 (31.2) 21 (6.5) Moderate   
  101–300 171 (16.6) 15 (8.8) Moderate 492 (47.8) 36 (7.3)
  ≥301 221 (21.5) 34 (15.4) High 221 (21.5) 34 (15.4)
  Total 1029 84    
6. Arad et al. [11] 0 1504 (25) 8 (0.5) Low 1504 (25.0) 8 (0.5)
  1–99 1973 (25) 20 (1) Moderate   
  100–399 686 (25) 38 (5.5) Moderate 2659 (50.0) 58 (2.2)
  ≥400 450 (25) 63 (14) High 450 (25.0) 63 (14.0)
  Total 4613 129    
7. Taylor et al. [12] 0 1261 (77.6) 7 (0.6) Low 1381 (85.0) 7 (0.6)
  1–9 120 (7.4) 0 (0.0) Moderate   
  10–44 120 (7.4) 2 (1.7) Moderate 120 (7.4) 2 (1.7)
  >44 124 (7.6) 5 (4.0) Moderate/high 124 (7.6) 5 (4.0)
  Total 1625 14    
8. Vliegenthart et al. [13] 0–100 905 (50.4) 7 (0.8) Low 905 (50.4) 7 (0.8)
  101–400 425 (23.7) 13 (3.1) Moderate 425 (23.7) 13 (3.1)
  401–1000 269 (15.0) 13 (4.5) High   
  >1000 196 (10.9) 17 (8.7) High 365 (25.9) 30 (8.2)
  Total 1795 50    
9. LaMonte et al. [14] 0 5472 (50.9) 15 (0.3) Low 5472 (50.9) 15 (0.3)
  1–38 (Men), 1–16 (Women) 1760 (16.4) 19 (1.1) Moderate   
  39–249 (Men), 17–112 (Women) 1758 (16.4) 62 (3.5) Moderate 3518 (32.8) 81 (2.3)
  ≥250(Men), ≥113 (Women) 1756 (16.3) 191 (10.9) High 1756 (16.3) 191 (10.9)
  Total 10746 287    
  1. *CAD, coronary artery disease.