Authors Year MRI Sequence(s) Sensitivity/ specificity PPV/NPV Number of patients enrolled
Scattoni et al. [40] 1996 DCE MRI NA 0.56-0.84 (PPV) 48
Barentsz et al. [41] 1996 DCE MRI 0.9/0.33-0.92 0.87-0.98/0.44-0.69 61
Lammle et al. [31] 2002 MR cystoscopy NA 0.91 (PPV) 22
Beer et al. [30] 2004 MR cystoscopy 0.90/0.94 NA 22
Tekes et al. [42] 2005 T2W MRI, DCE MRI 0.79-0.97/0.55-0.84 0.71-0.77/0.55-0.96 71
Matsuki et al. [33] 2007 DW MRI 1 (sensitivity) 1 (PPV) 15
Watanabe et al. [34] 2009 DW MRI 0.8/0.93 NA 19
Bou El-Ghar et al. [35] 2009 DW MRI 0.98/0.92 1/0.92 130
Takeuchi et al. [36] 2009 DW MRI 0.80/0.94 NA 40
El-Assmy et al. [37] 2009 DW MRI 0.96-0.98 (sensitivity) 1 (PPV) 93
Avcu et al. [38] 2011 DW MRI 1 (sensitivity) 0.76 (PPV) 63
Kobayashi et al. [39] 2011 DW MRI 0.92/0.80-90 NA 104
Table 2: MRI studies included in the review.